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Is there anything she can’t do? Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, 28, is a professional Muay Thai fighter and was … – Daily Mail

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Mia Kang, of Hong Kong, appeared in Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit edition Kang was formerly a commodities trader and is a Muay Thai fighter Gained knowledge of the combat sport while on holiday in Thailand Holds master’s degrees in finance and financial law from University of London By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 20:40 EDT, 25 March 2017 | Updated: 21:05 EDT, 25 March 2017 e-mail 22 View comments One of Sports Illustrated’s…

Friday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

PENN STATE ABUSE SCANDAL HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno. The jury found Spanier guilty of one misdemeanor count of child endangerment over his handling of a complaint…

Wisconsin in transition as successful seniors depart – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Zak Showalter and Ethan Happ walked quietly down the middle of the court, arm in arm, away from Florida’s celebration of a last-second victory. This NCAA Tournament loss is going to sting for a while for the Wisconsin Badgers. Decorated four-year careers for Showalter and his fellow seniors ended with an 84-83 loss in overtime to the Gators in the Sweet 16. Happ, a sophomore, will carry the memory with…

Thursday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

NCAA TOURNAMENT SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O’Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region. Xavier (30-13) stayed with the second-seeded Wildcats behind Bluiett’s 18 first-half points and tracked down the Wildcats after they tried to pull away in the second half. O’Mara scored on a power move inside, but missed a…

Watch Arrogate’s astonishing run to victory in Dubai World Cup – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Arrogate’s trip to Dubai from the United states felt shorter than his road to the finish line in the $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday. And it didn’t matter one bit. The 4-year-old seemingly lost all chance when pinched to last at the start of the race, was wide throughout, before unleashing a stirring stretch run to easily capture the race. Check out the astonishing victory, one of the…

Friday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

PENN STATE ABUSE SCANDAL HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno. The jury found Spanier guilty of one misdemeanor count of child endangerment over his handling of a complaint…

Friday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

PENN STATE ABUSE SCANDAL HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno. The jury found Spanier guilty of one misdemeanor count of child endangerment over his handling of a complaint…

Thursday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

NCAA TOURNAMENT SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O’Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region. Xavier (30-13) stayed with the second-seeded Wildcats behind Bluiett’s 18 first-half points and tracked down the Wildcats after they tried to pull away in the second half. O’Mara scored on a power move inside, but missed a…

Buzzer beaters! Florida and Wisconsin trade last-second shots in wild Sweet 16 thriller – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

The NCAA tournament had made it through almost three full rounds and 56 total games without a buzzer beater. Then, in a span of five minutes in the Florida-Wisconsin game, there were two. The madness had finally begun. In the Wisconsin-Florida Sweet 16 game, Florida’s Chris Chiozza drilled a full-speed, stop-on-a-dime 3-pointer as time expired in overtime to give his Gators a stunning 84-83 win. In case that wasn’t dramatic enough, the…

Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Tony Romo Reportedly Being Pursued By CBS Sports – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

While the NFL offseason is over two weeks old, Tony Romo still remains a member of the Dallas Cowboys and there doesn’t seem to be a quick resolution of this situation. The long-time starting quarterback for the team has been linked to numerous teams, as well as to Fox Sports if he decides to stop playing football, but another NFL broadcaster could jump in the mix if he becomes available….

Thursday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

NCAA TOURNAMENT SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O’Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region. Xavier (30-13) stayed with the second-seeded Wildcats behind Bluiett’s 18 first-half points and tracked down the Wildcats after they tried to pull away in the second half. O’Mara scored on a power move inside, but missed a…

State of Sport: British athlete care must improve – Tanni Grey-Thompson – BBC News

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Grey-Thompson was speaking at a debate organised by the BBC as part of its State of Sport coverage British Olympic and Paralympic sport must improve its athletes’ welfare, says Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson. The 11-time Paralympic gold medallist has authored a forthcoming report into the subject, which has been brought into sharp focus by recent claims. British Swimming is the latest body to investigate claims of “bullying”, while several ex-riders have…

Thursday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

NCAA TOURNAMENT SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O’Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region. Xavier (30-13) stayed with the second-seeded Wildcats behind Bluiett’s 18 first-half points and tracked down the Wildcats after they tried to pull away in the second half. O’Mara scored on a power move inside, but missed a…

Thursday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

NCAA TOURNAMENT SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O’Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region. Xavier (30-13) stayed with the second-seeded Wildcats behind Bluiett’s 18 first-half points and tracked down the Wildcats after they tried to pull away in the second half. O’Mara scored on a power move inside, but missed a…

State of Sport: ‘British sport must improve athlete care’ – BBC News

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Grey-Thompson was speaking at a debate organised by the BBC as part of its State of Sport coverage British Olympic and Paralympic sport must improve its athletes’ welfare, says Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson. The 11-time Paralympic gold medallist has authored a forthcoming report into the subject, which has been brought into sharp focus by recent claims. British Swimming is the latest body to investigate claims of “bullying”, while several ex-riders have…

The best sports to watch, know, and read about this weekend – SB Nation

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Congrats, my friends! You’ve almost made it to the weekend! That’s right: You no longer have to minimize the window you’re streaming games on as your boss walks by and can instead watch from the comfort of your own couch, bar stool, or parents’ basement. Here’s how to make the most of your free time when it comes to sports. WHAT TO WATCH Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images FRIDAY I…

LaVar Ball is the best thing to happen to sports in years – Business Insider

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

LaVar Ball with his son Lonzo. Mark J. Terrill The best thing to happen to sports in years is happening right before our eyes, and most sports fans and members of the sports media just want it to go away. It is not a team. It is not an athlete. It is not a talking head. It is LaVar Ball, the boisterous father of UCLA star freshman Lonzo Ball and…

Lauré Kwoka plays a sport many Americans haven’t heard of — and it’s not for the timid – ESPN

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Lauré Kwoka (right) wears this protective headgear after a severe concussion last year — but says it was due to an illegal tackle and the game is generally safe. Australian rules football isn’t for the meek. Lauré Kwoka acknowledges it’s a wide-open, full-speed contact sport with a host of long runs, flying bodies and tackling. So, injuries happen. But she doesn’t worry about it and counts herself lucky after five…

Thursday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

NCAA TOURNAMENT SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O’Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region. Xavier (30-13) stayed with the second-seeded Wildcats behind Bluiett’s 18 first-half points and tracked down the Wildcats after they tried to pull away in the second half. O’Mara scored on a power move inside, but missed a…

Bill Murray’s magical sports run continues as he celebrates Xavier’s latest upset – FOXSports.com

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Bill Murray appears to be stuck in a Groundhog Day of sports success, and he isn’t trying to escape from it. Not even five months after he got to celebrate his beloved Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, he has come along for the Cinderella run of the Xavier Musketeers in the NCAA tournament. Murray, whose son, Luke, is an assistant coach for the Musketeers, was among those cheering wildly…