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Five of the best sports watches – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

1. TomTom Runner 3 Cardio + Music£220 TomTom’s Runner 3 is waterproof to 40m and comes in four versions with different features. I opted for the top-of-the-line Runner 3 Cardio + Music with GPS, heart rate and built-in music playback. Sleep, steps, distance, calories, activity and heart rate are monitored during the day, while running, cycling and other activities can be tracked too. GPS routing was solid, as was the…

Here’s Sunday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

SUNDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 2 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 3:30 p.m. NBCSN — IndyCar, Grand Prix of Alabama, at Birmingham, Ala. COLLEGE SOFTBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 — Baylor at Oklahoma 3 p.m. ESPN2 — Oregon at Arizona GOLF 1 p.m. GOLF — PGA Tour, Valero Texas Open, final round, at San Antonio 3 p.m. CBS-32 — PGA Tour, Valero Texas…

Real Madrid v Barcelona – BBC Sport

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Neymar (back) trained with Barcelona on Saturday but is not in the squad for El Clasico BBC coverage How to follow: Live text coverage and report on the BBC Sport website Barcelona have dropped their bid to have forward Neymar available for Sunday’s game against Real Madrid. The Brazil international’s one-game ban for being sent off against Malaga was extended to three matches because he sarcastically applauded the fourth official…

On-air paternity leave fight gets vicious between sports radio voices – New York Post

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

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What the NFL schedule can teach other major sports – New York Post

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

The NFL has it perfect right now. A 32-team league lends itself to mathematical perfection when it comes to scheduling a 16-game season. Everything about the NFL schedule makes sense, from the rotating divisions teams play against every third year to the six divisional games every team plays to the two games teams play every year against two conference teams who finished in the same place in the standings. It…

Here’s Sunday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

SUNDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 2 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 3:30 p.m. NBCSN — IndyCar, Grand Prix of Alabama, at Birmingham, Ala. COLLEGE SOFTBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 — Baylor at Oklahoma 3 p.m. ESPN2 — Oregon at Arizona GOLF 1 p.m. GOLF — PGA Tour, Valero Texas Open, final round, at San Antonio 3 p.m. CBS-32 — PGA Tour, Valero Texas…

Your ultimate guide to the weekend’s live sport: What to watch, where to watch it and who’s going to win – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Stuck on which of the terrific sport on television this weekend you cannot miss? Never fear because we’ve rounded up the five best things to get your sporting mojo working so bad you’ll be desperate for a rest on Sunday night.  Saturday 1. Munster vs Saracens, Champions Cup semi-final What is it? It’s on Saturday, April 22, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The second semi-final, between Clermont Auvergne and Leinster at Stade…

For overuse injuries in children, some sports are worse than others – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Numerous health benefits but also the chance of injury await young people who participate in sports. When young athletes focus on a single sport, as many increasingly do, does the sport they choose affect their chances of sustaining an injury? The study included 313 youths 7 to 18 years old (average age, 14) who specialized in a single sport, defined as training and participating in it for more than eight…

Here’s Saturday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

SATURDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, qualifying, at Bristol, Tenn. 1 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, at Bristol, Tenn. COLLEGE BASEBALL Noon ESPN2 — South Carolina at Florida COLLEGE FOOTBALL 12:30 p.m. NBCSN — Notre Dame spring game, at South Bend, Ind. 2 p.m. SEC — Georgia spring game, at Athens, Ga. 3 p.m. BTN…

Audi Sport’s new GT4 race car was star of its NY International Auto Show – Ars Technica

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

reader comments 2 NEW YORK—Audi Sport is to Audi what M is to BMW or AMG to Mercedes—the tuning arm, the skunk works where cars go to lose weight, gain power, and find extra speed for the track. The US is a big market for Audi Sport, and the brand had several models on display at this year’s New York International Auto Show. There was the TT-RS and the brand…

Dept of Sport and Recreation pays tribute to Nick Durandt – Sport24

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cape Town – The Department of Sport and Recreation has expressed its sadness at the news of the untimely passing of legendary boxer, mentor and boxing trainer, Nick Durandt. Known for his ability to produce champion boxers, Durandt produced a number of winners on the South African and international scene, with famous charges which included Thulani “Sugarboy” Malinga, Philip “The Time-bomb” Ndou, Cassius Baloyi, Silence Mabuza and Hawk Makepula. SA Minister…

Here’s Saturday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

SATURDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, qualifying, at Bristol, Tenn. 1 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, at Bristol, Tenn. COLLEGE BASEBALL Noon ESPN2 — South Carolina at Florida COLLEGE FOOTBALL 12:30 p.m. NBCSN — Notre Dame spring game, at South Bend, Ind. 2 p.m. SEC — Georgia spring game, at Athens, Ga. 3 p.m. BTN…

Friday’s Sports in Brief – News & Observer

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

DORTMUND ATTACK BERLIN (AP) — A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen took out a five-figure loan to bet that Borussia Dortmund shares would drop, then bombed the soccer team’s bus in an attack he tried to disguise as Islamic terrorism in a scheme to net millions, German officials said. The suspect, identified only as Sergej W. in line with German privacy laws, was arrested by a police tactical team near the southwestern…

Here’s Saturday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

SATURDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, qualifying, at Bristol, Tenn. 1 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, at Bristol, Tenn. COLLEGE BASEBALL Noon ESPN2 — South Carolina at Florida COLLEGE FOOTBALL 12:30 p.m. NBCSN — Notre Dame spring game, at South Bend, Ind. 2 p.m. SEC — Georgia spring game, at Athens, Ga. 3 p.m. BTN…

Opinion: Pro gaming may soon eclipse sports including basketball and baseball – MarketWatch

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Playing computer games is more than a pastime for some younger people. It’s a career. A study by Verve Search, an SEO and content agency, sheds new light on the phenomenon of eSports, as competitive gaming is called. Did you know that the League of Legends (multiplayer online battle arena/MOBA) final drew in more viewers than the last game of…

Jack Grinold, longtime sports information director at Northeastern, dead at 81 – The Boston Globe

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

handout Jack Grinold. A stately figure in regional collegiate athletics, Jack Grinold spent some 50 years directing sports information at Northeastern University, where he was as well known for his generosity as he was for his tenure and expertise. In 2008, he and his wife, Cathy, established a $1.25 million endowment for the men’s rowing program, and Mr. Grinold also financially supported or directly funded other programs, including a sports…

Kraft Sports Productions announces new podcast – Patriots.com

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Longtime NFL writers Don Banks and Christopher Price. Kraft Sports Productions is excited to announce its latest addition to a robust line-up of audio content that makes up Patriots.com Radio. Longtime NFL writers Don Banks and Christopher Price will team up to host a new NFL-centric podcast starting next week, Tuesday, April 25. “Cover 2 with Banks and Price” will bring decades of coverage experience to the table as they…

7 can’t-miss sports events this weekend – SB Nation

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

T. G. I. freakin’ F., am I right, sports fans? You deserve a serious pat on the back for making it through this week, because many of you have probably been staying up way too late and expending way too much emotional energy on the NHL and NBA. Both playoffs are in full swing, and both are breaking the hearts of fans across the country, as sports are wont to…

The most dominant Big Ten sports program of all time is probably not who you think – Off Tackle Empire

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

If you were to name the most dominant Big Ten programs of all time, you could easily come up with quite a few contenders. Ohio State Football, Minnesota Hockey, Penn State Volleyball, Nebraska Women’s Bowling, Iowa Wrestling, Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse, and so on and so forth. The arguments would be difficult to make because year to year, how do you measure dominance? How do you decide who was the best…

Jerry Sullivan: A dysfunctional, dreary day for Buffalo sports – Buffalo News

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

Over the years, through harsh experience, I’ve learned that as bad as things might seem with the Buffalo sports teams, they can always get worse. After Doug Whaley’s season-ending press conference on Jan. 2, I called it the low point in Bills history. But Thursday was the topper, a crowning day of dysfunction, a singular low for our professional sports franchises. First came the stunning news that the Sabres had…