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Cal Sport Clubs Welcomes eSports – UC Berkeley

Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Recreational Sports is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Cal Sport Clubs program – eSports. As sport club athletes, the Cal eSports team will be able to represent Cal in intercollegiate competition and receive the full breadth of department and campus resources including administrative and marketing support, as well as, access to facilities. “We believe the sports club program supports academic success by providing students leadership development opportunities…

Red Sox Outfielders Grace ‘Sports Illustrated’ Cover – CBS Boston / WBZ

Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

BOSTON (CBS) — The Red Sox enter the 2017 season with perhaps the best young outfield in baseball. Sports Illustrated decided to put the spotlight on the talented trio for its next cover. As part of the magazine’s annual baseball preview issue, Red Sox outfielders Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi, and Jackie Bradley Jr. are featured one one of three covers. The Killer B’s of the @RedSox outfield are featured on…

Tigers’ Norris part of CBS Sports’ ‘Breakout Brigade’ – The Detroit News

Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris is part of CBS Sports’ “Breakout Brigade” for the 2017 season.(Photo: Robin Buckson / Detroit News) The Tigers’ success this season undoubtedly will hinge on its rotation, and its mix of veterans and young starters. CBS Sports expects young starter Daniel Norris to carry his weight, naming the Tigers’ left-hander Tuesday to its six-player “Breakout Brigade.” In a nutshell, the “Breakout Brigade” is a collection of…

Red Sox Outfielders Grace ‘Sports Illustrated’ Cover – CBS Boston / WBZ

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

BOSTON (CBS) — The Red Sox enter the 2017 season with perhaps the best young outfield in baseball. Sports Illustrated decided to put the spotlight on the talented trio for its next cover. As part of the magazine’s annual baseball preview issue, Red Sox outfielders Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi, and Jackie Bradley Jr. are featured one one of three covers. The Killer B’s of the @RedSox outfield are featured on…

You can’t make John Elway ‘stick to sports,’ so stop making Colin Kaepernick do it – Sporting News

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Nothing and nobody are going to stop John Elway from endorsing a Supreme Court nominee. Not his team, not his league, not Broncos fans, non-Broncos fans or the general public. There may be consequences and repercussions from the public. But it’s been a day since Elway’s letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee on behalf of his friend and “big Denver Broncos fan” Neil Gorsuch went public. The strongest reaction to it…

A college hockey game produced the year’s best sports GIF – For The Win

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ to retell story of Juan Dixon’s reunion with biological father Tuesday – Baltimore Sun (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Over his four-year Maryland career, Juan Dixon went from a Baltimore legend to a national figure, his likeness splashed on the cover of Sports Illustrated.  Now the heartwarming story of his reunion with his biological father is taking a similar trajectory.  Real Sports teaser Watch a preview of Tuesday’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” episode, in which Juan Dixon talks about discovering and meeting his biological father.  Watch a preview of Tuesday’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” episode,…

Tigers’ Norris part of CBS Sports’ ‘Breakout Brigade’ – The Detroit News

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris is part of CBS Sports’ “Breakout Brigade” for the 2017 season.(Photo: Robin Buckson / Detroit News) The Tigers’ success this season undoubtedly will hinge on its rotation, and its mix of veterans and young starters. CBS Sports expects young starter Daniel Norris to carry his weight, naming the Tigers’ left-hander Tuesday to its six-player “Breakout Brigade.” In a nutshell, the “Breakout Brigade” is a collection of…

Tigers’ Norris part of CBS Sports’ ‘Breakout Brigade’ – The Detroit News

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris is part of CBS Sports’ “Breakout Brigade” for the 2017 season.(Photo: Robin Buckson / Detroit News) The Tigers’ success this season undoubtedly will hinge on its rotation, and its mix of veterans and young starters. CBS Sports expects young starter Daniel Norris to carry his weight, naming the Tigers’ left-hander Tuesday to its six-player “Breakout Brigade.” In a nutshell, the “Breakout Brigade” is a collection of…

HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ to retell story of Juan Dixon’s reunion with biological father Tuesday – Baltimore Sun (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Over his four-year Maryland career, Juan Dixon went from a Baltimore legend to a national figure, his likeness splashed on the cover of Sports Illustrated.  Now the heartwarming story of his reunion with his biological father is taking a similar trajectory.  Real Sports teaser Watch a preview of Tuesday’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” episode, in which Juan Dixon talks about discovering and meeting his biological father.  Watch a preview of Tuesday’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” episode,…

Three No. 1 seeds, endless optimism among Sweet 16 teams – FOXSports.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin’s win over defending national champion and overall No. 1 seed Villanova shook up office pools around the country, though the tested Badgers aren’t a typical No. 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Eleventh-seeded Xavier might be a surprise team in the regional semifinals, but with their 3-point prowess, the Musketeers are capable of shooting their way past any opponent. At this stage of the NCAAs, every…

HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ to retell story of Juan Dixon’s reunion with biological father Tuesday – Baltimore Sun (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Over his four-year Maryland career, Juan Dixon went from a Baltimore legend to a national figure, his likeness splashed on the cover of Sports Illustrated.  Now the heartwarming story of his reunion with his biological father is taking a similar trajectory.  Real Sports teaser Watch a preview of Tuesday’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” episode, in which Juan Dixon talks about discovering and meeting his biological father.  Watch a preview of Tuesday’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” episode,…

Ultimately, the Indiana coaching search boils down to these six candidates – CBSSports.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Download the CBS Sports App today and get instant tournament news and alerts, plus get the latest picks and upsets from SportsLine! Bracket Central Expert Picks Latest odds It’s been four days since Indiana fired Tom Crean — and there have been almost no credible reports connected to the coaching vacancy since. Athletic director Fred Glass has hired a search firm to assist in his attempt to secure a replacement, I’m told. But…

University of Akron sports still among the most expensive in Ohio, after cutting baseball – cleveland.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

AKRON, Ohio – The University of Akron contributed $23.8 million from college sources last year to help pay for intercollegiate sports, second only to Cincinnati among Ohio schools and an amount 23 percent higher than neighboring Kent State University. The contribution – up 8 percent last year – covered two-thirds of budget for the Zips’ sports program, making up for what couldn’t be raised through ticket sales and other athletic…

Elite youth sports: Are they hurting our kids? – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

Whether it’s soccer or gymnastics, baseball or basketball, kids around Atlanta spend hours on club sports, trying to become the elite athletes of their age group. But a new Emory University study adds to research showing that some sports programs — which often encourage year-round training and focusing on a single sport– may take a toll on young athlete’s bodies. Dr Neeru Jayanthi, director of Sports Medicine and Research at Emory…

Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jersey has been located – FOXSports.com

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

The biggest mystery of the Super Bowl LI been solved, and, no, it’s not how the Atlanta Falcons managed to blow a 25-point lead in the second half. As first reported by FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer, the FBI and NFL security have found Tom Brady’s stolen jersey, which has been missing for a month and a half. Breaking: FOX Sports has learned the FBI & NFL Security believe they have located Tom…

ESPN, CBS Sports reseed Sweet 16: Michigan red-hot – The Detroit News

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

Michigan forwards Moritz Wagner (13) and D.J. Wilson (5) celebrate a 73-69 win over Louisville in a second-round NCAA Tournament game Sunday in Indianapolis.(Photo: Michael Conroy / Associated Press) Michigan is one of the hottest teams in the country, and obviously one of just 16 vying for a national championship. But, one of the best teams? Depends on which experts you follow. ESPN has Michigan (26-11) at No. 5 in…

College hockey conference title game provides one of the best sports GIFs ever – FOXSports.com

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

Michigan Tech defeated Bowling Green in a double-overtime thriller over the weekend to take home the WCHA conference championship. The whole highlight reel paints a picture of a pretty intense and emotional game, but there’s one single clip that you’ll want to pay attention to. It might be the greatest sports GIF that you’ll ever lay eyes upon. Here’s the masterpiece in question: There are so many things I love about…

Brady Anderson’s role with Orioles a topic of debate – FOXSports.com

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

His title is vice president of baseball operations. The Orioles list him No. 2 on their front-office depth chart, just under executive VP Dan Duquette. But to Brady Anderson, a role that typically equates to assistant general manager is not enough. “I made up my mind early on that I’m not going to stop doing what I’m good at,” Anderson said. “There are things I can learn from somebody like…

Big TV deal for Gophers sports won’t help UMN academics – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

A lucrative new media-rights deal is expected to grow revenue for Golden Gophers athletics by $17 million next year, but the University of Minnesota’s academic side won’t get a share of that windfall. As recently as September, President Eric Kaler predicted Minnesota soon would join the short list of universities whose athletics programs rake in more money than they spend. “I expect us to be able to do that as…