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Sports world weighs in on Trump immigration policy – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Two American basketball players are unable to rejoin their team in Iran due to the country’s response to Donald Trump’s immigration ban, according to Chris Mannix of The Vertical. Time Sports President Donald J. Trump.(Photo: Jasper Colt, USA TODAY) The NBA continues to seek clarification from the U.S. Department of State about how President Trump’s executive order suspending immigration and visas for citizens from Iraq, Syria,…

Sports World Wonders How Trump’s Immigration Order Will Affect Athletes – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

The sports world scrambled to understand how President Donald Trump’s immigration order may affect athletes from the seven predominantly Muslim countries named in the ban. With the terms of the order still uncertain on Sunday afternoon, professional leagues, sports companies and universities sought to ensure that athletes wouldn’t be blocked from entering the U.S. or be subject to deportation. In the long run, athletes and officials…

USMNT captain Bradley attacks Trump as sports world rounds on travel ban – The Guardian

Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

The USA soccer captain, Michael Bradley, has attacked Donald Trump’s executive order, which bans travel to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries. When Trump won the presidential election in November, Bradley said it was important “to give our president support”. However, Trump’s latest decision caused Bradley to speak out in an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl and then on his Instagram page. “A few hours ago ago I gave…

Trump’s refugee ban hits Hollywood, sports, tech worlds – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share British Olympian Mo Farah is speaking out after President Donald Trump signed a controversial immigration and refugee ban on Friday Time Director Asghar Farhadi attends the Golden Globe Foreign Language Film Symposium Presented by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association & The American Cinematheque, in Hollywood, California, on Jan. 7, 2017.(Photo: Valerie Macon, AFP/Getty Images) Possibly unintended consequences of President Trump’s refugee ban has ensnarled leaders in…

Fifty parting thoughts from the 2017 Australian Open – Sports Illustrated

Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

MELBOURNE – Tennis is a job for a lucky few and a passion for many of us. For the past two weeks, the sport took on a new role: antidote. At a time of unprecedented division and destabilization and discourtesy in so many corners, the 2017 Australian Open zigged where the world zagged. Here was an event that put the sport’s virtues—and, without being too overwrought, humanity’s virtues—on vivid display. …

Trump’s Immigration Order Could Have a Big Impact on Sports – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

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Trump’s Immigration Order Could Have a Big Impact on Sports – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

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Roger Federer outlasts Rafael Nadal in classic Australian Open final – Yahoo Sports

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

One of the greatest rivalries in tennis history received another chapter Sunday night in Melbourne, Australia, as Roger Federer outlasted Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open title, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. The win gives Federer his 18th Grand Slam title, the most by a man in the Open era. He had just returned from a six-month break due to a series of injuries. The title is Federer’s first since 2012….

Trump’s Immigration Order Could Have a Big Impact on Sports – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

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Trump’s Immigration Order Could Have a Big Impact on Sports – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

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What does post-Chargers sports coverage look like? – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Are the Chargers dead to you? Or does your fandom have a faint heartbeat? Did the change of geography and logo (and then another logo and then another logo and then a return to the initial logo) do nothing to dampen your devotion? Will you cheer the Bolts as vociferously as ever even though they bolted? Or are you and the Chargers maybe just on a break? Many are grappling…

Jabra Sport Elite review – Digital Trends

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Conor McGregor: UFC career on hold indefinitely, next fight will be against Floyd Mayweather – Yahoo Sports

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Conor McGregor has made it very clear that a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is his No. 1 priority. Anything else, including competing for the UFC, is on the backburner. McGregor hosted a Q&A pay-per-view in England to discuss what his future looks like and made no bones about it that he’s chasing after a boxing match with Mayweather. It all started when the UFC lightweight champion took to Instagram…

TV and radio listings: January 28 – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017

NBA 8:30 p.m. Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State » WJLA (Ch. 7), WMAR (Ch. 2), WTEM (980 AM) NHL 7 p.m. All-Star Skills Competition » NBC Sports Network MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon Notre Dame at Georgia Tech » ESPNU Noon Central Michigan at Kent State » CBS Sports Network Noon Clemson at Pittsburgh » CSN Noon Florida State at Syracuse » ESPN2 Noon Radford at North Carolina Asheville »…

Saturday Sports: Serena Williams Wins Australian Open – NPR

Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017

Serena Williams holds the winner’s trophy following her victory in the women’s singles final in the Australian Open in Melbourne Saturday. Paul Crock/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Paul Crock/AFP/Getty Images Serena Williams holds the winner’s trophy following her victory in the women’s singles final in the Australian Open in Melbourne Saturday. Paul Crock/AFP/Getty Images Tennis star Serena Williams has taken her record-setting 23rd Grand Slam singles title with a…

Cotswold Chase: Many Clouds dies after beating Thistlecrack at Cheltenham – BBC Sport

Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017

Many Clouds (right) finished strongly to beat Thistlecrack Many Clouds collapsed and died after narrowly beating Thistlecrack to win the Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham’s Festival Trials Day. King George winner Thistlecrack caught Many Clouds close to the finish but the 2015 Grand National winner, ridden by Leighton Aspell, fought back to win. Many Clouds collapsed after the winning post and was treated by veterinary staff before he was pronounced dead….

Disgraced former Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys branded ‘pathological liar’ by his wife after renewing affair … – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017

Disgraced former Sky News presenter Richard Keys’ wife has branded him a “pathological liar” after it was revealed he is still seeing his daughter’s friend – while begging for a second chance at their marriage. This week 59-year-old Keys was spotted with lover Lucie Rose, now 28, at a five-star hotel in the West End of London. Keys, who landed a £420,000 job in Qatar after leaving Sky Sports after…

SAT, 28 Jan 2017 FA Cup – Fourth Round – BBC Sport

Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Liverpool 1-2 Wolves Championship side Wolves held on to stun Liverpool and reach the FA Cup fifth round with a deserved victory at Anfield. Richard Stearman put the visitors ahead after only 53 seconds, left unmarked to head in Helder Costa’s free-kick. Costa then set up Andreas Weimann to round Liverpool keeper Loris Karius and double Wolves’ lead before the break….

Breaking down Friday’s new Baylor sexual assault lawsuit – Sports Illustrated

Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017

The sexual assault controversy involving the Baylor University football program has rocked the sports world over the last year. A new lawsuit filed on Friday contends that the controversy was much more extensive and disturbing than previously known. The lawsuit also suggests that Baylor’s ambition to move past the controversy may be slowed dramatically by lawsuits and accompanying litigation. Elizabeth Doe’s account On Friday, a Baylor graduate identified…

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss gets four-match touchline ban – BBC News

Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017

Media playback is not supported on this device Wenger’s history of touchline clashes Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been given a four-match touchline ban and £25,000 fine after accepting a Football Association charge of misconduct for his behaviour in the win over Burnley. Wenger, 67, was charged with verbally abusing and pushing fourth official Anthony Taylor after being sent off. His ban starts immediately so he misses Saturday’s FA Cup…