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Man killed in Huntington Beach officer-involved shooting at sports complex – KABC-TV

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

A 29-year-old man was shot and killed by police at a sports complex in Huntington Beach Thursday night after witnesses said the man tried attacking families. Authorities said the officer-involved shooting occurred at the Huntington Beach Sports Complex in the 18100 block of Goldenwest Street at about 7:30 p.m. Jose Sanchez said he was coaching two groups of kids – 11-year-old boys and 14-year-old girls – when he saw the…

Drones are weapons of war … and the future of sports – SBNation.com – SB Nation

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

Drones are the leading weapons of the new age of impersonal warfare. They have been touted as being more efficient, accurate and cheaper than using foot soldiers, with the cost of human lives decreasing dramatically when a pilot can kill his target from behind a computer screen thousands of miles away. As such, they have been labeled “the most humane form of warfare ever.” From…

Sports TV listings for Thursday, March 9 – Roanoke Times

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

BASEBALL 6 a.m.: MLB Network, World Baseball Classic, continuation of coverage of first round game, Australia vs. China, at Tokyo 8 a.m.: MLB Network, World Baseball Classic, first round, South Korea vs. Chinese Taipei, at Seoul, South Korea (same-day tape) 6 p.m.: MLB Network, World Baseball Classic, first round, Canada vs. Dominican Republic, at Miami 9 p.m.: MLB Network, World Baseball Classic, first round, Mexico vs. Italy, at Jalisco, Mexico…

Best Schools for Sports Lovers: Stanford, Notre Dame | SI.com – Sports Illustrated

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

It’s no secret that colleges often breed lifelong sports fans. Whether they were players or spectators, alumni share common team traditions, memories of against-all-odds victories, and a connection they’ll cherish for years. Of course, MONEY would never advocate choosing a school based solely on gridiron greatness or Olympic medal hauls. That’s why it partnered with Sports Illustrated to compile a list of great colleges for students who love sports—but…

CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm Looks At Teams Ahead Of Selection Sunday – CBS Chicago

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

Bryan Altman On Sunday, fans, analysts, players and coaches will finally have their questions answered. The NCAA Basketball Championship Selection Show, which gets underway at 5:30 p.m. ET on CBS immediately following the Big Ten conference tournament championship, will reveal the 68-team bracket. The stage will be set for March Madness. But, until then, all we can do is speculate. CBS Local Sports caught up with CBS Sports’ bracketologist-in-residence, Jerry Palm,…

FOX Sports’ college basketball All-Americans – FOXSports.com

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

With the college basketball regular season over and Championship Week upon us, it’s also awards season. Earlier this week, all the major conferences handed out hardware, and FS1 college basketball insider Evan Daniels also polled 136 college coaches and NBA execs to get their take on this year’s major awards.  Now it’s FOX Sports’ turn.  Here are our National Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year, Coach…

The 25 Best Colleges for Sports Lovers – Sports Illustrated

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

It’s no secret that colleges often breed lifelong sports fans. Whether they were players or spectators, alumni share common team traditions, memories of against-all-odds victories, and a connection they’ll cherish for years. Of course, MONEY would never advocate choosing a school based solely on gridiron greatness or Olympic medal hauls. That’s why it partnered with Sports Illustrated to compile a list of great colleges for students who love sports—but…

and the future of sports – SB Nation

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

Drones are the leading weapons of the new age of impersonal warfare. They have been touted as being more efficient, accurate and cheaper than using foot soldiers, with the cost of human lives decreasing dramatically when a pilot can kill his target from behind a computer screen thousands of miles away. As such, they have been labeled “the most humane form of warfare ever.” From…

Barcelona’s improbable comeback was a reminder of sport’s ability to enthrall – ESPN FC (blog)

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

Relive the top moments from Wednesday’s UCL matches, including Barcelona’s improbable comeback against PSG. The ESPN FC crew put the Champions League round of 16 result in perspective for Barcelona and PSG. Barcelona pulled off the greatest comeback in Champions League history, scoring at the death to secure a 6-5 aggregate win over PSG. BT Sport highlight: Barcelona pulled off the greatest comeback in Champions League history, scoring at the…

A week in Breitbart Sports: anger, annoyance, and an ESPN obsession – The Guardian

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

Sport can unite people from all walks of life. It can bring together all races, colors, creeds and orientations; it can bridge the gap between the most polarized political opponents. It’s the kind of pablum we hear every time the Olympic Games or World Cup rolls around. But there’s some truth to it, too. During the Christmas ceasefire along the Western Front, German and allied troops engaged in football matches….

Sports Direct move to put workers on board branded ‘PR exercise’ – The Guardian

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

Sports Direct’s decision to allow a worker representative to attend its board meetings is not enough to solve the retailer’s deep corporate governance failings, unions and business leaders have warned. The company founded and run by Mike Ashley began the process of appointing a staff representative on Tuesday after caving into pressure from shareholders and MPs following a series of scandals over the way the company is run and how…

Sports Direct to recruit workers’ representative after scandals – The Guardian

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

Sports Direct has kickstarted the process of appointing a worker representative to attend its board meetings after caving into shareholder demands to change the way the company is run. The sports retailer founded and run by Mike Ashley has opened the application process for the first regular staff member sit in on meetings as it attempts to clean up its image after a series of scandals. Ashley said in a…

A cautionary tale of what can happen when a sports parent pushes too hard – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

The son suffered his first injury when he lost a tooth on a Brentwood basketball court. He picked it up, threw it to the sidelines, and kept playing as the father cheered the greatest athlete he had ever seen. Aidan Cullen was 8. “I should have said, ‘Stop, are you OK?’” said Mark Cullen. “But I heard other parents saying, ‘Whoa, that’s such a tough kid.’ So I did nothing.”…

6 takeaways from Barcelona’s incredible and historic comeback against PSG – FOXSports.com

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

Midfield’s been a big issue for Barcelona recently. They were completely outclassed in the first leg away to PSG, but that wasn’t the case in the home leg. Sergio Busquets controlled the middle of the field, Andres Iniesta created a number of chances, and Ivan Rakitic was his typical energetic presence. Messi, Neymar and Suarez got the goals, but it was the midfield that helped spark a comeback for Barcelona,…

BT Sport reaction to epic Barcelona comeback sums up why we all love football – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

Football, bloody hell. Barcelona’s epic comeback has already been described as the greatest in football history, and who would disagree?  Before tonight, no team had ever over-turned a four-goal first leg deficit in the Champions League – but a 6-1 scoreline on the night gave Barcelona a historic victory to ensure unlikely passage through to the quarter-finals. After Edinson Cavani had pegged the home side’s lead back to 3-1 five minutes after…

PSG join Warriors, Falcons, Indians and the infamous sports collapses of all time – CBSSports.com

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

The last year has been the year of the comebacks. When in history have we seen seen so many in the biggest moments and in the biggest sports? There’s the Golden State Warriors’ 3-1 collapse in last year’s NBA finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, you have the Cleveland Indians blowing a 3-1 lead in the World Series to the Chicago Cubs, and then there are the Atlanta Falcons, who lost…

Why LeBron James is the 2017 MVP no matter what – FOXSports.com

Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017

LeBron’s 2016-17 season has been comprehensively dominant. Consider Harden, who is shooting nearly 10 full percentage points worse from the field than LeBron — 44.3 percent to James’ 53.8 percent. LeBron is also shooting a better percentage from the 3-point line — 39.8 percent to Harden’s 36 percent. (Also know that LeBron is shooting better from three than Kevin Durant and dead even with Steph Curry). Then there are the turnovers. Harden is on…

Nike launches sports hijab in latest Middle Eastern push – CNBC

Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2017

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CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce 2017 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Programming … – NCAA.com

Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2017

For the seventh consecutive year, Turner Sports and CBS Sports will provide live coverage of all 67 games from the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – with all games streamed on NCAA March Madness Live. CBS will broadcast the NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 1, and then the National Championship on Monday,…

An appreciation: FOX Sports director Bill Webb epitomized baseball broadcast brilliance – FOXSports.com

Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Bill Webb was a historic figure in baseball, changing the way fans view the sport on television. But working with him, you never would have known. All of us at MLB on FOX are mourning Webby, whom we lost Tuesday at age 66. We’re also telling stories about the wise-cracking, no-nonsense, lovable grouch of a director who joined FOX Sports shortly after its inception in 1996 and became a mentor…