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Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey says it’s ‘worth it’ for kids to play … – CBSSports.com

Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2017

Christian McCaffrey might seem like one of those guys that was always destined to be a football player. He’s 5-foot-11, 205 pounds. His father, Ed McCaffrey, was a 6-foot-5, 215-pound wide receiver that played in the NFL for 13 seasons. His mother, Lisa, was a college soccer player. His older brother played college football. His younger brothers are both football players, too.  But while McCaffrey may have been destined for…

Donald Trump given etiquette advice by Reebok sports company – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2017

Inevitably some took offence, with many seeing it as just the latest manifestation of Mr Trump’s sexism rather than a demonstration of diplomatic courtesy. Julie Bishop, the Australian foreign minister, was the latest to voice her disapproval. “I wonder if she could say the same of him?” she  told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, when asked whether she would be flattered or offended if the comment were directed at her. “I’d…

In Social Sports, It’s About Camaraderie, Not Competition – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2017

Robert Kinsler started United Fray in 2009. He was working as a real estate broker in Washington when he saw an article about leagues for Skee-Ball, the arcade game, in New York. He started his own league, charging $20 a person. At the start of the following year, several hundred people had signed up. He quit his job to focus on the league full time. Last year, United Fray had…

Lonzo Ball sports Under Armour; dad says switch ‘statement to brands’ – ABC News

Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2017

LaVar Ball acknowledged his son’s wearing of different shoes serves as both a temptation and an invitation to the brands that passed on him. “It’s making a statement to the brands of what they could have had with an open mind,” the patriarch said via text message. “The players are the brand ambassadors. The brand is nothing without the players.” Asked whether there’s still a chance that a big shoe…

Russell Westbrook sports custom, old-school Mighty Ducks jersey at … – For The Win

Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2017

By Michelle R. Martinelli July 15, 2017 1:03 pm Follow @MMartinelli4

Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey says it’s ‘worth it’ for kids to play … – CBSSports.com

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Christian McCaffrey might seem like one of those guys that was always destined to be a football player. He’s 5-foot-11, 205 pounds. His father, Ed McCaffrey, was a 6-foot-5, 215-pound wide receiver that played in the NFL for 13 seasons. His mother, Lisa, was a college soccer player. His older brother played college football. His younger brothers are both football players, too.  But while McCaffrey may have been destined for…

Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey says it’s ‘worth it’ for kids to play multiple sports – CBSSports.com

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Christian McCaffrey might seem like one of those guys that was always destined to be a football player. He’s 5-foot-11, 205 pounds. His father, Ed McCaffrey, was a 6-foot-5, 215-pound wide receiver that played in the NFL for 13 seasons. His mother, Lisa, was a college soccer player. His older brother played college football. His younger brothers are both football players, too.  But while McCaffrey may have been destined for…

Russell Westbrook sports custom, old-school Mighty Ducks jersey at awards show – For The Win

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

By Michelle R. Martinelli July 15, 2017 1:03 pm Follow @MMartinelli4

The game of ‘Thrones’: How resembling live sports makes the HBO hit an event – CNNMoney

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Last summer, millions watched as a hometown hero returned to reclaim victory in a winner-take-all battle as the leader of a group that for years knew nothing but heartbreaking loss. No, I’m not talking about the King of the NBA East, LeBron James. I’m talking about the King of the North, Jon Snow, and his victory in the “Battle of the Bastards,” the penultimate episode of last season’s “Game of…

Garbine Muguruza crushes Venus Williams en route to Wimbledon title – Yahoo Sports

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Tennis is a game where you can see the end coming from a long way off. Unlike most other major sports, you can’t turn defeat into victory on a single play. But tennis is a sport of momentum, where one point can kick loose an avalanche. Saturday morning at Wimbledon’s Centre Court, Venus Williams had that moment in front of her, had that opportunity to begin the final march to…

The game of ‘Thrones’: How resembling live sports makes the HBO hit an event – CNNMoney

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Last summer, millions watched as a hometown hero returned to reclaim victory in a winner-take-all battle as the leader of a group that for years knew nothing but heartbreaking loss. No, I’m not talking about the King of the NBA East, LeBron James. I’m talking about the King of the North, Jon Snow, and his victory in the “Battle of the Bastards,” the penultimate episode of last season’s “Game of…

The game of ‘Thrones’: How resembling live sports makes the HBO hit an event – CNNMoney

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Last summer, millions watched as a hometown hero returned to reclaim victory in a winner-take-all battle as the leader of a group that for years knew nothing but heartbreaking loss. No, I’m not talking about the King of the NBA East, LeBron James. I’m talking about the King of the North, Jon Snow, and his victory in the “Battle of the Bastards,” the penultimate episode of last season’s “Game of…

Friday’s Sports in Brief – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

GOLF BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Some of the best golfers in the world are competing in New Jersey this weekend — and vying for attention with a guy whose best finish was an age-group club title. That would be President Donald Trump. The president’s arrival at his club created such a commotion that crowds at the U.S. Women’s Open were asked to keep it down as golfers Lexi Thompson, Brooke Henderson…

8 classic sports moments that you forgot included the Snapchat hot dog – SB Nation

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Honestly, there are so many amazing sports moments in history that it’s easy to forget exactly how they went down. Sure, we remember the big names — Shaq, Allen Iverson, Michael Phelps — but do you remember every single detail of these amazing plays? Of course not. That’s why you might not be surprised to recall that many of these moments involved that hot dog from Snapchat that everyone loves…

6 can’t-miss sports events to watch this weekend – SB Nation

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Don’t go outside. That’s your pro tip for the weekend. The heat index is above average for most of the country, humidity is turning everywhere into a sauna, and it’s just no fun. It’s OK, though, because we’ve got some sweet sports to keep you entertained throughout the weekend. We’re hitting the business end of Wimbledon, and baseball is heating up after the All-Star break. Sprinkle in a little X-Games,…

The game of ‘Thrones’: How resembling live sports makes the HBO hit an event – CNNMoney

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Last summer, millions watched as a hometown hero returned to reclaim victory in a winner-take-all battle as the leader of a group that for years knew nothing but heartbreaking loss. No, I’m not talking about the King of the NBA East, LeBron James. I’m talking about the King of the North, Jon Snow, and his victory in the “Battle of the Bastards,” the penultimate episode of last season’s “Game of…

Olympic sports go year-round on new channel this weekend – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017

Many fans turn their attention to sports such as archery, luge, diving and biathlon only when the Olympic Games come around. Starting this weekend, a new broadcast channel will try to bridge that gap with year-round coverage of the Olympic movement. “Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA” is an Americanized version of the global channel the International Olympic Committee launched last year. A joint effort by the IOC, U.S. Olympic…

The game of ‘Thrones’: How resembling live sports makes the HBO hit an event – CNNMoney

Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017

Last summer, millions watched as a hometown hero returned to reclaim victory in a winner-take-all battle as the leader of a group that for years knew nothing but heartbreaking loss. No, I’m not talking about the King of the NBA East, LeBron James. I’m talking about the King of the North, Jon Snow, and his victory in the “Battle of the Bastards,” the penultimate episode of last season’s “Game of…

Honda sports up its sedan line with the 2018 Accord – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017

Hoping to attract a younger buyer to its sensible but staid Accord, and persuade car shoppers to consider a sedan over an SUV, Honda has given its bestselling mid-sized car a sporty, sexy makeover. Unwrapped at twin events held in Detroit and Torrance on Friday morning, the new vehicle looks and acts more like a sports car. It sits wider and lower to the ground, has sleeker body lines and…

6 can’t-miss sports events to watch this weekend – SB Nation

Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017

Don’t go outside. That’s your pro tip for the weekend. The heat index is above average for most of the country, humidity is turning everywhere into a sauna, and it’s just no fun. It’s OK, though, because we’ve got some sweet sports to keep you entertained throughout the weekend. We’re hitting the business end of Wimbledon, and baseball is heating up after the All-Star break. Sprinkle in a little X-Games,…