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Cowdenbeath 1-1 East Kilbride AET (penalties 5-3) – BBC Sport

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Former Hearts and Hibernian defender Fraser Mullen rifled in the opening goal for Cowdenbeath Cowdenbeath retain their SPFL status after a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over East Kilbride. After the first leg of their play-off finished goalless, Fraser Mullen, for Beath, and Kieran Gibbons, for Kilby, netted in normal time. With no further score after 30 more minutes of play, the hosts scored all five of their spot-kicks. Liam Henderson…

Borussia Dortmund v Werder Bremen – BBC Sport

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Bartra was given a rapturous reception by the Dortmund fans and his team-mates after the final whistle Defender Marc Bartra returned to action for the first time since being injured in the attack on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus as his side gained entry to the Champions League group stage. Bartra, 26, had surgery on his right hand and wrist after the blast before a Champions League tie with Monaco. He…

The case for every NBA awards finalist – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Dario Saric, PF, 76ers: In one of the weakest rookie classes in recent memory, Saric was one of the few rookies who put up compelling numbers (12.8 ppg, 6.3 rpg) and also played in a majority of his team’s games.  Joel Embiid, C, 76ers: If not for injuries, Embiid would be a lock. He clearly had the biggest impact among this year’s crop of first-year players, averaging 20.2 and…

Column: NHL playoffs greatest show in sports at the moment – ABC News

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

If you’re not a hockey fan — and we know there are a LOT of you out there — it might be a good time to reconsider. The NHL playoffs are the greatest show in sports at the moment. You certainly won’t miss anything by flipping away from the NBA. While the hoops postseason is blighted by one rout after another, the NHL is putting on a stellar show that…

Colin Cowherd is a ‘lying sack of crap’: sports anchor – New York Post

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

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Wayne Walker, longtime Bay Area sports broadcaster, dies at 80 … – SFGate

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

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Colin Cowherd is a ‘lying sack of crap’: sports anchor – New York Post

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

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Wayne Walker, longtime Bay Area sports broadcaster, dies at 80 – SFGate

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

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Three is a magic number, whatever the sport: a brief history of the hat-trick – The Guardian

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

When 24-year-old Ottawa forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau tipped a shot past New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist with just 62 seconds left in regulation in a playoff game last month, Senators fans at Canadian Tire Center were simply overjoyed that the score was tied. But when Pageau was credited with the goal over the public-address system, several fans made sure to follow hockey tradition and throw their caps and hats on the…

Conor McGregor Tearing Up the Playbook En Route to Combat Sports Ultimate Fight – Bleacher Report

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

During his brief career, Conor McGregor has rewritten the rules of negotiating with the UFC.Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images On Monday night, UFC president Dana White and his promotion’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor announced that they’d struck a deal on the sharing of their side of a fight purse generated by a boxing bout with Floyd Mayweather. Normally, that would be the easy part of any negotiation—after all, McGregor is under…

Sports criminals rewarded with statues a sickening deification – New York Post

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Of tributes and tribulations. Here’s an idea: The next time the Yankees retire Derek Jeter’s number, the portrait of him on his plaque should look a little bit like him. If one didn’t know the image of Jeter appeared above his name, one could spend a week guessing who it is and not ring the bell. I thought it looked like the kids’ cartoon character Bob the Builder, one reader…

2017 UA Sports Hall of Honor Class Announced – Arkansas Razorbacks

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Nine former University of Arkansas student-athletes will be inducted as members of the 2017 class of the University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor this September. The 2017 class consists of former Razorback football greats Ken Hamlin, Madre Hill, Louis Campbell and Bo Busby, baseball All-American Troy Eklund, men’s golf great Jack O’Keefe, women’s basketball star Amy Wright, women’s tennis standout Chin Bee Khoo and men’s track and…

Sale agreed for Sports Direct warehouse agency Transline – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Transline, the staffing agency which supplied workers to Sports Direct’s warehouse, has been sold to rival Russell Taylor Group, saving the jobs of 5,560 employees. Administrators at Deloitte were appointed on Thursday to handle the winding down of the business and its immediate sale to NMS Projects, a specialist recruitment firm owned by Wirral-based Russell Taylor. As part of the sale, the 5,560 people employed by Qualitycourse, Transline’s registered company,…

Fox Sports host: I’ve had death threats since LaVar Ball fight – New York Post

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Fox Sports 1 host Kristine Leahy, the target of LaVar Ball’s dismissive rant on her show with Colin Cowherd Wednesday, revealed Thursday the combative father wasn’t the only one to threaten her within 24 hours. Leahy said she has received death threats since footage of the heated interaction — in which Ball told her to “stay in your lane” and that “something’s coming to you” — swept through the media world….

12 improvements we want to see in EA Sports’ ‘NHL 18’ – FOXSports.com

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Okay, hear me out here. I know a lot of gamers aren’t going to be particularly interested in monitoring their Corsi and other “fancy stats” because, well, it’s a video game.  Do we really need the incorporation of advanced analytics for maximum enjoyment of a hockey video game? Probably not. But it’s inarguable that there’s a growing emphasis on analytics within the hockey community these days. Incorporating more evaluation methods beyond just classic…

BT Sport to show European football on YouTube – Business Insider

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

BI Intelligence See Also This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The UEFA Champions League and Europa League Finals will be broadcast on YouTube for free, and in VR, for UK residents by BT Sport. This is the second year running that BT Sport has made these games free-to-air on YouTube, and the first that it will show…

BT Sport to show European soccer on YouTube – Business Insider

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

BI Intelligence See Also This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The UEFA Champions League and Europa League Finals will be broadcast on YouTube for free, and in VR, for UK residents by BT Sport. This is the second year running that BT Sport has made these games free-to-air on YouTube, and the first that it will show…

George W. Bush photobombs sports reporter at baseball game – Washington Examiner

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Former President George W. Bush is showing life after the White House can be considerably less stressful and carefree. Bush had some fun at the expense of a Fox Sports reporter while attending a baseball game Wednesday. The former president injected himself into Fox Sports Southwest’s Emily Jones’ report by walking by and apparently saying “hey.” The Bush family has a long history in Major League Baseball, with the 43rd…

Study shows youth baseball, softball participation on the rise – FOXSports.com

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Finally, baseball is getting good news about its effort to increase youth participation in the sport. Stunning news, really. Baseball and softball combined to rank as the most participated team sport in 2016, according to the annual report by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, a leader in sports participation research. Equally important from baseball’s perspective, the sport showed growth in both casual and core participation over one-, three- and…

​5 Things Your Sports Chiropractor Wishes You Would Stop Doing – Runner’s World

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

To figure out what these professionals don’t want you to do before making an appointment, Runner’s World asked two chiropractors who specialize in running about what common training flaws are leading to patients ending up in their offices over and over again. RELATED: When Should You See a Sports Chiropractor? DON’T buy shoes for looks While studies go back and forth on whether or not specific types of running shoes…