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Jonah Keri sitdown with Justin Trudeau: Canada’s Prime Minister talks sports, immigration, Montreal and more – CBSSports.com

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

The prime minister of Canada is a hugger. Justin Trudeau and I had just wrapped up an hourlong interview in a high-ceiling sitting room across the street from Parliament. I thanked him for his time and was about to start collecting my stuff to walk out, when the PM took a step toward me, and offered an embrace. It was part bro-hug, part “the pleasure was all mine” gesture. I…

Even sports news in North Korea is bizarre – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share President Xi Jinping said he hopes all sides will “refrain from taking any action that will aggravate tensions on the Peninsula.” Video provided by Newsy Newslook North Korea lost all three matches in the 2010 World Cup before returning home.(Photo: Luca Bruno, AP) War games, whether in the form of military strategizing or parading nuclear weaponry as a show of force, are not really games at…

Biggest busts in Baltimore sports history – Baltimore Sun

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

As the Ravens weigh their options in this week’s NFL draft, The Sun takes a moment to reflect on the biggest busts in Baltimore sports history. Here, alphabetically, are major acquisitions that fans would as soon forget. Gary Bradds, Bullets, 1964-65 In hindsight, the Baltimore Bullets could have taken Willis Reed, who would become a Hall of Fame center. Or Jeff Mullins, a budding All-Star guard. Instead, the Bullets’ first-round…

Brad Keselowski on NASCAR: ‘It’s not meant to be a fair sport’ – FOXSports.com

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Brad Keselowski makes no excuses when it comes to asking how Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will handle Bristol Motor Speedway in the Food City 500. “We’re supposed to be the best, so we’ll have to figure it out,” he said even before rain postponed the race from Sunday to Monday. The rain that swept into the area around the .526-mile short track late Saturday and…

Vermont school district mergers test sports team loyalties – Washington Times

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – As school district mergers grow more complicated, there is an elephant in the room and it has company: Phantoms, Marauders, plenty of Blue Devils and even a Golden Horde. Act 46, a law designed to promote educational equity, opportunity and efficiency, has started to provoke questions about school identity as district mergers involving multiple high schools have quickly become the new normal. What does it mean…

Kobe Bryant got real about the harsh reality of retiring from sports – SB Nation

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Kobe Bryant went on Good Morning America on Monday to discuss his new animated short film Dear Basketball, which is being entered in the Tribeca Film Festival. Robin Roberts asked him straight up if he missed the game and his answer was so good it had the crew clapping. “No, I don’t. No, it’s crazy but I started playing when I was 2, and so after playing for 20 years…

Here’s Monday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

MONDAY ON TV AUTOS 1 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. MLB BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh 10 p.m. MLB — Regional broadcast, L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco OR San Diego at Arizona (joined in progress) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. NBA — NBA Playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 5, Milwaukee at Toronto 8 p.m. TNT — NBA Playoffs,…

Brad Keselowski on NASCAR: ‘It’s not meant to be a fair sport’ – FOXSports.com

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Brad Keselowski makes no excuses when it comes to asking how Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will handle Bristol Motor Speedway in the Food City 500. “We’re supposed to be the best, so we’ll have to figure it out,” he said even before rain postponed the race from Sunday to Monday. The rain that swept into the area around the .526-mile short track late Saturday and…

Here’s Monday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

MONDAY ON TV AUTOS 1 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. MLB BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh 10 p.m. MLB — Regional broadcast, L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco OR San Diego at Arizona (joined in progress) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. NBA — NBA Playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 5, Milwaukee at Toronto 8 p.m. TNT — NBA Playoffs,…

Brad Keselowski on NASCAR: ‘It’s not meant to be a fair sport’ – FOXSports.com

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Brad Keselowski makes no excuses when it comes to asking how Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will handle Bristol Motor Speedway in the Food City 500. “We’re supposed to be the best, so we’ll have to figure it out,” he said even before rain postponed the race from Sunday to Monday. The rain that swept into the area around the .526-mile short track late Saturday and…

Here’s Monday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

MONDAY ON TV AUTOS 1 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. MLB BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh 10 p.m. MLB — Regional broadcast, L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco OR San Diego at Arizona (joined in progress) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. NBA — NBA Playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 5, Milwaukee at Toronto 8 p.m. TNT — NBA Playoffs,…

Falcon Northwest’s Tiki is the sleek sports car of VR PCs – TechCrunch

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Falcon Northwest is a small company, but small can mean focus and care when it comes to device makers. Falcon’s business is PCs, and specifically Windows machines capable of delivering terrific gaming power in a package that won’t take up an entire closet in your house. The Tiki is a compact gaming tower that uses top quality materials inside and out, and if you’re looking to jump on the VR…

Homophobic Language Skews Our View Of Acceptance In Sports – Huffington Post

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

First, many straight guys don’t equate using that slur — or others — with being anti-gay. They just don’t. It’s a word they heard their Little League coach use, it’s a term they’ve thrown at each other for years, and it’s increasingly become synonymous with “stupid” or “weak.”

Brad Keselowski on NASCAR: ‘It’s not meant to be a fair sport’ – FOXSports.com

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Brad Keselowski makes no excuses when it comes to asking how Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will handle Bristol Motor Speedway in the Food City 500. “We’re supposed to be the best, so we’ll have to figure it out,” he said even before rain postponed the race from Sunday to Monday. The rain that swept into the area around the .526-mile short track late Saturday and…

San Francisco Sports Legends Honored with Street Signs – NBC Bay Area

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Candlestick Park may be a distant memory, but the names of sports legends who made it an iconic fixture will live on where the stadium once sat. Household names from the 49ers and Giants, such as Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Orlando Cepeda and Juan Marichal, were honored Sunday afternoon with street signs that will soon be erected in a new neighborhood on top of the demolished stadium. The private dedication…

Fox News and Fox Sports personalities duel on Twitter – CNET

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image Fox News’ Sean Hannity doesn’t care what people say about him. Taylor Hill, FilmMagic If you thought that foxes attack only defenseless chickens, please think again. Well, if we’re talking Fox’s, that is. Two well-known personalities, each working for a Fox channel, have suddenly committed to dueling on Twitter. It all started when…

Five of the best sports watches – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

1. TomTom Runner 3 Cardio + Music£220 TomTom’s Runner 3 is waterproof to 40m and comes in four versions with different features. I opted for the top-of-the-line Runner 3 Cardio + Music with GPS, heart rate and built-in music playback. Sleep, steps, distance, calories, activity and heart rate are monitored during the day, while running, cycling and other activities can be tracked too. GPS routing was solid, as was the…

Here’s Sunday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

SUNDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 2 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 3:30 p.m. NBCSN — IndyCar, Grand Prix of Alabama, at Birmingham, Ala. COLLEGE SOFTBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 — Baylor at Oklahoma 3 p.m. ESPN2 — Oregon at Arizona GOLF 1 p.m. GOLF — PGA Tour, Valero Texas Open, final round, at San Antonio 3 p.m. CBS-32 — PGA Tour, Valero Texas…

Real Madrid v Barcelona – BBC Sport

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Neymar (back) trained with Barcelona on Saturday but is not in the squad for El Clasico BBC coverage How to follow: Live text coverage and report on the BBC Sport website Barcelona have dropped their bid to have forward Neymar available for Sunday’s game against Real Madrid. The Brazil international’s one-game ban for being sent off against Malaga was extended to three matches because he sarcastically applauded the fourth official…

On-air paternity leave fight gets vicious between sports radio voices – New York Post

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

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