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UK Sport: ‘Serious concerns’ over British Cycling’s handling of Varnish sexism claims – The Guardian

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The elite funding agency UK Sport has told British Cycling’s board it has “serious concerns” about its handling of allegations against their former technical director Shane Sutton and has still not received key information about the case. Last April, the former Great Britain rider Jess Varnish claimed Sutton used sexist language towards her, and in October an internal British Cycling investigation led by board member Alex Russell upheld that complaint….

Punchlines: Dad’s NBA message tops the latest in sports – USA TODAY

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The late-night comics on the Raiders moving, Trump playing golf and March Madness. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers

Monday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

PRO FOOTBALL PHOENIX (AP) Invoking his father Al’s name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is moving the franchise out of Oakland. NFL owners approved the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas 31-1 at the league meetings Monday. Miami was the lone dissenter. ”My father used to say the greatness of the Raiders is in the future,” Davis said. ”This gives us the…

CBS Sports creates an exciting future for sports broadcasting – CBSSports.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

How much and in what ways will technology change sports in the foreseeable future? Those are the questions Ken Aagaard, executive vice president, innovation and new technology at CBS Sports, is tasked with waking up and answering every morning. Aagaard is responsible for bringing Swing Vision to golf broadcasts as well as introducing the ProTracer technology we all fawn over as Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy are pounding 340-yard power…

BCSO: SA Univision sports anchor arrested after fleeing police on far West Side – mySanAntonio.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Caption Close A sports anchor with San Antonio’s Univision affiliate was arrested Monday after fleeing from police during a routine traffic stop on the far West Side. Johnathan Solarte, 31, was booked into the Bexar County Jail on a charge of evading arrest, a third-degree felony. His bond was set at $5,000, but he has since bonded out. RELATED: 16-year-old girl missing nearly a year was last seen near Harlandale High…

Monday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

PRO FOOTBALL PHOENIX (AP) Invoking his father Al’s name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is moving the franchise out of Oakland. NFL owners approved the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas 31-1 at the league meetings Monday. Miami was the lone dissenter. ”My father used to say the greatness of the Raiders is in the future,” Davis said. ”This gives us the…

CBS Sports, CDW partnership creates an exciting future for sports broadcasting – CBSSports.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

How much and in what ways will technology change sports in the foreseeable future? Those are the questions Ken Aagaard, executive vice president, innovation and new technology at CBS Sports, is tasked with waking up and answering every morning. Aagaard is responsible for bringing Swing Vision to golf broadcasts as well as introducing the ProTracer technology we all fawn over as Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy are pounding 340-yard power…

Sports parents: We’re all LaVar Ball – ESPN

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Domonique Foxworth and Will Cain say it’s all an egotistical act for LaVar Ball to say his kids are better set up for success than LeBron James’. NEXT VIDEO Lavar Ball makes Stephen A. apoplectic LaVar Ball’s appearance on First Take brings plenty of fireworks and somehow ends with an invitation for pancakes. As someone immersed in the sports-parenting dynamic, I am fascinated by LaVar Ball. And bemused. And outraged….

Raiders heading to Las Vegas after NFL owners vote 31-1 in favor of move – CBSSports.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Raiders are on the move — again — after NFL owners approved the franchise’s relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports the NFL owners approved the Raiders move to Las Vegas with a whopping 31-1 vote, with the Miami Dolphins being the only team that voted against the Raiders move. The Raiders needed 24 of 32 votes and easily cleared the hurdle….

POLL: Which of these sports are easiest? – For The Win

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Sports parents: We’re all LaVar Ball – ESPN

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Domonique Foxworth and Will Cain say it’s all an egotistical act for LaVar Ball to say his kids are better set up for success than LeBron James’. NEXT VIDEO Lavar Ball makes Stephen A. apoplectic LaVar Ball’s appearance on First Take brings plenty of fireworks and somehow ends with an invitation for pancakes. As someone immersed in the sports-parenting dynamic, I am fascinated by LaVar Ball. And bemused. And outraged….

Baseball trailing other sports, especially soccer, when it comes to national-team cooperation – The Seattle Times

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Inside sports business The United States finally winning the World Baseball Classic might be just what this country needs when it comes to that tournament taking priority among those at the sport’s top levels here. Up until now, the WBC has been viewed largely as a nuisance by Major League Baseball teams. We’ve become accustomed to debating whether teams such as the Mariners will even allow staff ace Felix Hernandez…

Let’s see a Q site plan not beholden to sports – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

  The Chargers are leaving San Diego. In their wake, a fascination with spectator sports persists among powerful locals. Three plans have surfaced for east Mission Valley. All three tout a sports stadium. Football, soccer, or soccer-football venues are proposed for within the some 215 acres in east Mission Valley. In the spirit of competition, Mayor Kevin Faulconer ought to broaden the field. Give San Diegans something else to chew…

Girls’ soccer has highest concussion rate of high school sports, study … – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

Female athletes, in particular soccer players, suffer concussions at a “significantly higher” rate than their male counterparts, according to a study released this month by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In matched sports, girls were 12.1 percent more likely to sustain a concussion than boys, according to the report, which tracked concussions in a sport relative to total number of injuries from 2005 to 2015 using the High School Reporting…

What Raiders’ Las Vegas Move Means for Sports Betting – Fox Business

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

Advocates for legal sports betting are optimistic that the NFL’s decision to relocate its Raiders franchise to Las Vegas signals a tide shift on the divisive issue. Continue Reading Below The league’s 32 owners overwhelmingly voted on Monday to approve the Raiders’ proposed move from Oakland to Las Vegas. Without a viable plan for a new stadium in the team’s current market, league officials opted to sign off on…

Let’s see a Q site plan not beholden to sports – The San Diego Union … – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

  The Chargers are leaving San Diego. In their wake, a fascination with spectator sports persists among powerful locals. Three plans have surfaced for east Mission Valley. All three tout a sports stadium. Football, soccer, or soccer-football venues are proposed for within the some 215 acres in east Mission Valley. In the spirit of competition, Mayor Kevin Faulconer ought to broaden the field. Give San Diegans something else to chew…

The NBA’s All-No Rest Team – FOXSports.com

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

The topic of resting players once again came to the forefront of the NBA’s news cycle recently, after the Warriors and Cavaliers each sat healthy stars in nationally televised Saturday games in consecutive weeks. The league’s broadcast rights holders obviously weren’t happy with this turn of events, and Adam Silver stepped in, issuing a warning to team owners that there would be “significant penalties” if franchises continued the practice without…

Paul Heyman talks Brock Lesnar, Ronda Rousey and WrestleMania 33 on the Fight Society podcast – FOXSports.com

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

With WrestleMania 33 just a few days away, Brock Lesnar’s humble advocate Paul Heyman joins the Fight Society podcast for a special episode to look ahead at the event this weekend. Heyman has been a fixture of the professional wrestling industry for more than three decades, but his latest endeavor has been working alongside the former UFC heavyweight champion as he prepares for his main event match against Goldberg at…

Fox Sports 1 Is Amazing! Awful! Fantastic! Execrable! – Slate Magazine

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

At Fox Sports 1, Horowitz is essentially building the entire plane out of the First Take black box. While ESPN fills its schedule with a mix of game broadcasts, opinion, highlights, news, analysis, documentaries, and investigative journalism, FS1 is increasingly all-in on opinion. (Although it does have the rights to major-conference college football and basketball, Major League Baseball games, and NASCAR races, FS1 is still way behind ESPN in the…

Baseball Is Practically a Water Sport to the Mets’ Curtis Granderson – New York Times

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

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