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‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Will Silence Xbox One Critics – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Xbox One’s Kinect controller is a double edged sword. While some praise its new advance motion tracking others are keen to use it as a stick to punish Microsoft Microsoft for its insistence that every Xbox gamer must own it. Let me pin my colors to the mast, I really like Kinect. Not only as a novel way for families to play, but for the theater and fresh interactions it…

When ‘Goodfellas’ collided with BC basketball – Boston Globe

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Searching for “the Judas of Boston College basketball’’ requires zigzagging down an icy rural road near a creek in a western Pennsylvania valley where a man might leave his past behind. A light snow swirls in the night, 35 winters after Rick Kuhn inspired a prosecutor’s Judas reference by conspiring with mobsters to betray his school, his teammates, and his sport. The only clue that Kuhn occupies a bungalow here,…

Sport Science: Andrew Wiggins – ABC News

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

ESPN Sport Science examines what sets Andrew Wiggins apart from everyone else in college hoops.

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Will Silence Xbox One Critics – Forbes

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014

Xbox One’s Kinect controller is a double edged sword. While some praise its new advance motion tracking others are keen to use it as a stick to punish Microsoft Microsoft for its insistence that every Xbox gamer must own it. Let me pin my colors to the mast, I really like Kinect. Not only as a novel way for families to play, but for the theater and fresh interactions it…

When ‘Goodfellas’ collided with BC basketball – Boston Globe

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014

Searching for “the Judas of Boston College basketball’’ requires zigzagging down an icy rural road near a creek in a western Pennsylvania valley where a man might leave his past behind. A light snow swirls in the night, 35 winters after Rick Kuhn inspired a prosecutor’s Judas reference by conspiring with mobsters to betray his school, his teammates, and his sport. The only clue that Kuhn occupies a bungalow here,…

When ‘Goodfellas’ collided with BC basketball – Boston Globe

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014

Searching for “the Judas of Boston College basketball’’ requires zigzagging down an icy rural road near a creek in a western Pennsylvania valley where a man might leave his past behind. A light snow swirls in the night, 35 winters after Rick Kuhn inspired a prosecutor’s Judas reference by conspiring with mobsters to betray his school, his teammates, and his sport. The only clue that Kuhn occupies a bungalow here,…

Texas A&M Star Mike Evans SIGNS WITH CASH MONEY SPORTS – TMZ.com

Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014

Cash Money Sports is officially in business — TMZ Sports has learned the agency has just signed its first high profile athlete … Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans.  Evans — considered one of the best players in the upcoming NFL Draft — had initially hired another agency to rep him … but we’re told Evans has now signed on the dotted line with Cash Money.  FYI — Cash Money…

Fox Sports giving Mike Francesa the chance to go head-to-head against ESPN … – New York Daily News

Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014

When it comes to Fox Sports 1 and 2, their 24-hour sports cable networks, the Foxies are in need of divine intervention. Why else would they leave the darkness of their Hollywood bunker, squint into the SoCal sunshine, look to the East and summon Mike (Sports Pope) Francesa? If the Foxies are counting on him, and his WFAN simulcast, to close the viewership gap (the…

Texas A&M Star Mike Evans SIGNS WITH CASH MONEY SPORTS – TMZ.com

Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014

Cash Money Sports is officially in business — TMZ Sports has learned the agency has just signed its first high profile athlete … Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans.  Evans — considered one of the best players in the upcoming NFL Draft — had initially hired another agency to rep him … but we’re told Evans has now signed on the dotted line with Cash Money.  FYI — Cash Money…

Vital signs: ESPN Sports Science study reveals Tom Izzo’s heart rate, body … – The Flint Journal

Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014

EAST LANSING — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo demonstrated himself to be in good health for a 59-year-old man when monitored by ESPN Sports Science during the Spartans’ 53-46 home loss to Illinois on March 1 at Breslin Center. ESPN’s Basketball GameDay on Saturday designated a segment involving Izzo, who was tracked with a “high tech bio harness,” an accelerometer, and a sensor Izzo swallowed to monitor his body temperature….

Boston Celtics suffering a ‘team-wide collapse’ – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014

When a team loses as often as the Celtics have this season, it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish between the losses. Losses like the one the Celtics suffered to the Suns, however, stay with you. “This really was a collective letdown,” said Celtics Insider, A. Sherrod Blakely. “Not only the players, but I thought Brad [Stevens], he made some bad decisions down the stretch. Certainly the Celtics made enough…

Julian Edelman agrees to return to Patriots – Boston Globe

Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014

The Patriots let Tom Brady’s top receiver walk away in free agency last year when they allowed Wes Welker to sign with the Denver Broncos. They didn’t make that mistake two years in a row. Continue reading below The Patriots agreed to a new deal Saturday with receiver Julian Edelman, a league source confirmed to the Globe. The length and terms of the contract are not yet known, but Edelman,…

Cox, Fox are investigating, apologizing for switch from Creighton game – Omaha World-Herald

Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014

Cox and Fox are investigating and apologizing. Many Creighton basketball fans in Omaha missed the end of Friday night’s game against Xavier. Cox Communications cable subscribers watching the game on Fox Sports 1 were switched to another game — UCLA vs. Stanford — with about 3 minutes left in the Bluejays’ game. The game was eventually restored on Cox, but with only seconds remaining. DirecTV and CenturyLink subscribers were…

Texas A&M Star Mike Evans SIGNS WITH CASH MONEY SPORTS – TMZ.com

Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014

Cash Money Sports is officially in business — TMZ Sports has learned the agency has just signed its first high profile athlete … Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans.  Evans — considered one of the best players in the upcoming NFL Draft — had initially hired another agency to rep him … but we’re told Evans has now signed on the dotted line with Cash Money.  FYI — Cash Money…

Vital signs: ESPN Sports Science study reveals Tom Izzo’s heart rate, body … – The Flint Journal

Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014

EAST LANSING — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo demonstrated himself to be in good health for a 59-year-old man when monitored by ESPN Sports Science during the Spartans’ 53-46 home loss to Illinois on March 1 at Breslin Center. ESPN’s Basketball GameDay on Saturday designated a segment involving Izzo, who was tracked with a “high tech bio harness,” an accelerometer, and a sensor Izzo swallowed to monitor his body temperature….

Boston Celtics suffering a ‘team-wide collapse’ – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014

When a team loses as often as the Celtics have this season, it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish between the losses. Losses like the one the Celtics suffered to the Suns, however, stay with you. “This really was a collective letdown,” said Celtics Insider, A. Sherrod Blakely. “Not only the players, but I thought Brad [Stevens], he made some bad decisions down the stretch. Certainly the Celtics made enough…

Packers sign DL Julius Peppers – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014

Packers general manager Ted Thompson isn’t known for making moves in free agency, but he does make exceptions. Thompson and the Packers signed one of the bigger names available Saturday in defensive end Julius Peppers. Peppers’ agent, Carl Carey, confirmed the move in a tweet — showing Peppers signing the Packers’ contract. The team officially announced the move in a press release Saturday afternoon. Peppers, recently released by the Bears…

Cox investigating, Fox Sports apologizes for switch from Creighton game – Omaha World-Herald

Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014

Cox is investigating and Fox is apologizing. Many Creighton basketball fans in Omaha missed the end of Friday night’s game against Xavier. Cox Communications cable subscribers watching the game on Fox Sports 1 were switched to another game — UCLA vs. Stanford — with about 3 minutes left in the Bluejays’ game. The game was eventually restored on Cox, but with only seconds remaining. DirecTV and CenturyLink subscribers were…

‘FOX Sports Salutes the Troops’ to air on FOX Sports Midwest and FOX Sports 1 – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014

FOX Sports Salutes the Troops, a 30-minute special chronicling the goodwill visit major-league players and broadcasters made to Fort Bragg Army Base in North Carolina, airs through March on FOX Sports Midwest and FOX Sports 1.   FOX Sports Midwest Girl Kayla was part of the group that brought spring training to the troops in February, participating in drills with the troops and learning what it’s like to briefly live…

TV and radio listings: March 15 – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014

7:30 p.m. Denver at Atlanta » NBA TV 8 p.m. Sacramento at Chicago » WGN America NHL 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia » NHL Network 7 p.m. Ottawa at Montreal » NHL Network MLB SPRING TRAINING 1 p.m. New York Yankees vs. Baltimore » MASN, MLB Network 4 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets » WGN America 4 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Cincinnati » MLB Network 7 p.m. Philadelphia vs….