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Fans unable to watch Anthony Joshua undercard as Sky Sports suffers technical difficulties – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Fans hoping to catch a glimpse of the stars of the future were left disappointed as Sky Sports suffered technical difficulties on Saturday night. The broadcaster had to apologise for being unable to stream the opening two fights of the Anthony Joshua undercard from the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. That meant noone saw Rio Olympian Lawrence Okolie stop his opponent in the third round in the opening fight of the…

Bournemouth 0-1 Chelsea – BBC Sport

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Eden Hazard scored for the first time in the Premier League this season Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said he was delighted with the “fight” his side showed in their 1-0 win at Bournemouth. Eden Hazard’s goal early in the second half was enough to earn his side three points and leave them fourth in the Premier League. The Belgian hit a firm shot past Asmir Begovic at the goalkeeper’s near…

Fans rage at Sky Sports commentator Martin Tyler for ‘biased’ coverage of Anthony Martial’s goal vs Tottenham – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Manchester United secured a crucial 1-0 win over Tottenham on Saturday thanks to a late winner from Anthony Martial . The Frenchman came off the bench to fire home after a flick-on from Romelu Lukaku, securing a big three points for the hosts after a draw and a defeat in their last two league matches against Liverpool and Huddersfield. But plenty of non-United fans watching Sky Sports’ coverage of the…

School district apologizes for sports broadcaster’s slurs – New York Post

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

ARLINGTON, Texas — A Texas school district apologized Friday after a high school football broadcaster repeatedly used a racial slur when referring to African-American players on the opposing team. The Cleburne Independent School District apologized for online audio comments made last week in a matchup between Cleburne High School and Seguin High School in Arlington, according to Leslie Johnston, spokeswoman for the Arlington Independent School District. Seguin is in Arlington,…

School district apologizes for sports broadcaster’s slurs – New York Post

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

ARLINGTON, Texas — A Texas school district apologized Friday after a high school football broadcaster repeatedly used a racial slur when referring to African-American players on the opposing team. The Cleburne Independent School District apologized for online audio comments made last week in a matchup between Cleburne High School and Seguin High School in Arlington, according to Leslie Johnston, spokeswoman for the Arlington Independent School District. Seguin is in Arlington,…

Migos Unveil New Track ‘Motor Sport’ With Nicki Minaj & Cardi B, Who Calls Herself ‘The Trap Selena’ – Billboard

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

The song is the first release from Migos’ forthcoming album ‘Culture II.’ Just last week Quavo teased fans tweeting, “Wait til you see who executive produced Culture 2,” sending the Internet into a frenzy guessing who it could possibly be and when the project would be coming. That time could be near, with Migos releasing their first single off of Culture II, enlisting industry superstars Cardi B and Nicki Minaj for…

ESPN is biggest Jerk of the Week for yet another fumble, this time over its brief Barstool Sports union – New York Daily News

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

ESPN, what are you doing? Just when you think the network can’t possibly make any worse of a mess, just when you think it can’t get any more embarrassing, ESPN was rushed from its circus train wreck of a year with yet another self-inflicted wound this week. The ESPN marriage with the boorish Barstool Sports was over faster than Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries. Kardashian…

Scam alert: Fort Worth-based Touchdown Sports strikes again in New Jersey, Texas – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

When Jonida Lagji was contacted by Fort Worth-based Touchdown Sports about buying a banner and 1,000 T-shirts to support the local high school, she thought it was a good way to raise awareness for her insurance agency in Old Bridge, N.J. She had just opened a few months earlier and also wanted to support the schools in her community, which is about 35 miles south of New York City. Lagji…

Trenni Kusnierek On The Celtics’ Winning Streak And Sexism In Sports Media – WBUR

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

On how Gordon Hayward’s injury affected Kyrie Irving Trenni Kusnierek: Let’s remember, this is a guy who was traded for, and practiced with, Gordon Hayward and thought that they were gonna be a pair. And I wonder if the injury affected [Kyrie] more than anybody else because, while I know he wants to be the guy, he wasn’t that great at being the guy in Cleveland before LeBron was there….

It’s official: Bridge is definitely not a sport – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Competitors play bridge at the Acol Bridge Club in London in 2015. (Tim Ireland/AP) The card game bridge is many things. It is a game of strategy and skill, with complex rules and a rich history played by millions of people, with tournaments held every year around the world. But bridge is not — according to a European court — a sport. On Thursday, the European Court of Justice ruled…

Migos Unveil New Track ‘Motor Sport’ With Nicki Minaj & Cardi B, Who Calls Herself ‘The Trap Selena’ – Billboard

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

The song is the first release from Migos’ forthcoming album ‘Culture II.’ Just last week Quavo teased fans tweeting, “Wait til you see who executive produced Culture 2,” sending the Internet into a frenzy guessing who it could possibly be and when the project would be coming. That time could be near, with Migos releasing their first single off of Culture II, enlisting industry superstars Cardi B and Nicki Minaj for…

Trading Sports Memorabilia, Not Just for Love but for Money – New York Times

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

“I feel fortunate because it’s like having your cake and eating it, too,” Mr. Shanus said. “You get a lot of pleasure in holding it, but if you sell it, it’s an appreciating asset.” Photo A baseball signed by Ronald Reagan, as shown, and also Mikhail Gorbachev, not pictured, in Mr. Shanus’s collection. Credit George Etheredge for The New York Times Unlike, say, fine art or coins, the growth in…

It’s official: Bridge is definitely not a sport – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

Competitors play bridge at the Acol Bridge Club in London in 2015. (Tim Ireland/AP) The card game bridge is many things. It is a game of strategy and skill, with complex rules and a rich history played by millions of people, with tournaments held every year around the world. But bridge is not — according to a European court — a sport. On Thursday, the European Court of Justice ruled…

College football games, matchups for Week 9: Chance to make a big-time impression – CBSSports.com

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

These things will work themselves out. That’s what we’ve been told for years when any hint of BCS or College Football Playoff conflict emerged. Like an elder patting a child on the head, we’ve been calmed of our playoff Armageddon fears year after year. We mention this because the first College Football Playoff Rankings of the 2017 season will be released Tuesday. Week 9 marks the last chance for teams…

College hockey: Minnesota State’s Max Coatta is part of Mankato sports legacy – NCAA.com

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

MANKATO, Minn. — Max Coatta didn’t choose Minnesota State because of his Mankato connections, but he sure appreciates them now that he’s been here awhile. Every once in awhile, the Minnesota State men’s hockey junior forward runs into someone who knew his grandfather, John Coatta, who was the college’s football coach from 1970 to 1975. “It’s cool to see and meet some people who talk about…

It’s official: Bridge is definitely not a sport – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

Competitors play bridge at the Acol Bridge Club in London in 2015. (Tim Ireland/AP) The card game bridge is many things. It is a game of strategy and skill, with complex rules and a rich history played by millions of people, with tournaments held every year around the world. But bridge is not — according to a European court — a sport. On Thursday, the European Court of Justice ruled…

Listening to Audiobooks While Watching Sports – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

My happiest moments come when I’m able to watch a sporting event – either live or on TV – with an audiobook playing in my ears. Living in a college town affords me frequent opportunities to attend high level sports for shockingly low costs. At every live basketball, soccer, hockey, field hockey, or football game (the teams I follow), I’ll listen to an audiobook while watching the game. …

Middle finger often in the middle of sports controversy – USA TODAY

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Take a look at some of the memorable times athletes have flipped the bird for fans to see. USA TODAY Sports Old Hoss Radbourn, top left, flips the bird in a pre-game photo from 1886.(Photo: Library of Congress, Corbis/VCG via Getty Images) A football player from the University of Tennessee raised a pair of middle fingers to the University of Alabama student section Saturday. A…

These six players are rocking the undisputed best beards in sports – New York Post

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

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Sensible fans are bailing over sports’ depraved indifference – New York Post

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

At 33 years of age and an NBA pro since 2004, Carmelo Anthony is still keeping both sides in the game. Sunday at home against the Timberwolves, Anthony hit a 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds left to give the Thunder a 113-112 lead. He then strutted around making with his three-shots-to-the-head gesture. But he was so busy kissing his own fanny he either didn’t know or forgot that Minnesota had no…