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NBC to Broadcast Winter Olympics Live Across All Time Zones – Variety

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

NBC will broadcast all of its 2018 Winter Olympics coverage live across all time zones, the network announced Tuesday. “Nothing brings America together for two weeks like the Olympics, and that communal experience will now be shared across the country at the same time, both on television and streaming online,” said Jim Bell, president of NBC Olympics production and programming. “That means social media won’t be ahead of the action…

Going back to the future at Martinsville is the tonic NASCAR needs – ESPN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

10:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Brothers and sisters, I have seen the path to NASCAR’s future. It is brightly lit, and it leads directly back into its past. Brothers and sisters, I have seen the light. I mean, like, a whole lot of light. To be exact, 750 lights atop 19 poles, casting a futuristic, state-of-the art LED illumination onto stock car racing’s most…

Hockey champions join soccer champions in battle for fair pay – Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 28, 2017 —Earlier this month, the United States women’s national hockey team announced they would boycott the upcoming Women’s World Hockey Championships in Plymouth, Mich., scheduled to begin March 31, based on the firm and unwavering stance taken by USA Hockey in ongoing wage and compensation negotiations. The women’s team, which has medaled in the past five Olympic games (one gold, three silvers, and a bronze) and is currently the…

Atlanta repave delayed until after 2018 NASCAR races – Nascar

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

RELATED: All the winners at Atlanta | Blaney pleased with Atlanta decision Atlanta Motor Speedway officials have put off a repaving project at the 1.54-mile facility until the track’s 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race has been completed. Officials had planned to repave the worn racing surface following this year’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on March 5. Several NASCAR drivers, however, urged track officials and Speedway Motorsports Inc., President…

Rundown: For some drivers, things went south on swing out west – ESPN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Mar 27, 2017 Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment FONTANA, Calif. — #NASCARGoesHome With NASCAR’s three-race trek to the west coast over, NASCAR Cup drivers — not to mention the teams — will enjoy a relatively short trip next weekend to Martinsville Speedway, which is only an hour or two from most of the race shops. There are plenty of drivers who will say “Good riddance” to the…

2017 Lebanon County baseball preview – GameTimePA

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Find out who had the best plays from around GameTimePA.com this week in the various PIAA tournaments. Video by Lizi Arbogast, GameTimePA.com Buy Photo The Cedar Crest baseball team throws ground balls to each other during practice Tuesday, March 21.(Photo: Matt Catrillo/GameTimePA.com)Buy Photo Though Mother Nature has put a delay for some, the start of the 2017 Lebanon County baseball season is here. Here’s some…

Merritt Island playing with two of state’s best in baseball – Florida Today

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Buy Photo Merritt Island’s Brady McConnell forces out Melbourne baserunner Logan Kraus for the double play during Wednesday’s game.(Photo: Craig Bailey/FLORIDA TODAY)Buy Photo Merritt Island baseball coach Greg Plecki has driven by the school’s batting cage more than one late night and seen shortstop Brady McConnell, working in the batting cage, his dad there to help. While any extra work can help to improve an athlete’s game, it’s the reason…

Tristan H. Cockcroft’s ‘Not on my team!’ list for 2017 – ESPN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

2:56 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment “I’m not going to draft David Price, period. He’d have to cost a dollar in my AL-only, probably, to be worthwhile.” It was that off-the-cuff comment of mine at our ESPN Fantasy Baseball summit in early March that made me take a step back and think deeply about my rankings philosophy. After all, you can plainly see that I…

Trinity tops latest baseball coaches poll – The Courier-Journal

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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Broncos’ leaders highlight Women in Sports Industry Symposium – DenverBroncos.com (blog)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Four women in leadership positions with the Denver Broncos shared their experiences in professional sports Monday with Colorado State University students. The event was part of the Denver Broncos Sport Management Institute’s Women in Sports Industry Symposium, which partners the Broncos and CSU. Vice President of Community Development Cindy Kellogg, Director of Partnership Marketing Sandy Young, Manager of Community Development Liz Mannis and Manager of Partnership…

Sports-for-peace group: Programs have reached 350K people – Fox News

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

UNITED NATIONS –  A group that promotes using sports to build peace says more than 350,000 people worldwide have been involved in its projects in the four years since the United Nations agreed to celebrate the idea every April. The group Peace and Sport outlined its work at a news conference Tuesday. Founder Joel Bouzou says it has helped establish over 1,000 projects in 170 countries, ranging from Colombia…

Punchlines: Dad’s NBA message tops the latest in sports – USA TODAY

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The late-night comics on the Raiders moving, Trump playing golf and March Madness. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers

How a Hot Sports Media Startup Unraveled – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Last summer, the web video company OneUp Sports was riding high at the Cannes advertising festival on the French Riviera, with plans to deliver sports videos to a new generation of fans obsessed with social media and their mobile devices. OneUp said distribution deals were lined up with more than 2,000 newspapers and sports sites for its hyperlocal sports videos, like clips of reporters breaking down the Philadelphia Eagles’ draft…

Monday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

PRO FOOTBALL PHOENIX (AP) Invoking his father Al’s name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is moving the franchise out of Oakland. NFL owners approved the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas 31-1 at the league meetings Monday. Miami was the lone dissenter. ”My father used to say the greatness of the Raiders is in the future,” Davis said. ”This gives us the…

Hands-on: Do we miss the viewfinder on Canon’s EOS M6? – Gizmag – New Atlas

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

It’s safe to say that the EOS M5 was the first mirrorless camera from Canon to really impress us. So when the firm recently announced the EOS M6, which promises to pack similar flagship skills into an even more compact body, we were keen to get our hands on it. Read on to see what we made of the upcoming camera when we went hands-on at The Photography Show 2017….

Early Lumix GH5 Camera Reviews: Panasonic has a winner on its hands – Stark Insider

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Safe to say, it’s one of the most hyped, anticipated and talked about camera releases that I can ever recall in covering the scene for the last 10 years or so. That would be the new Panasonic Lumix GH5. Though it hasn’t reached the States (end of March 2017), the lucky folks over in Europe and parts of Asia have already got their hands on…

Facebook Camera Means Snapping Is Officially the Future – WIRED

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Facebook’s tactical assault on Snapchat is nearly complete. This morning, the big blue giant launched a trio of features: a fun new effects-filled camera that sits a swipe over from your News Feed; a place for disappearing stories; and a way to share straight from your camera to your friends. That’s a lot of words to say a simple thing: Facebook just launched Snapchat. You almost have to wonder if…

Galaxy S8 could get a 3D camera, according to Vodafone slip-up – CNET

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

We are less than 24 hours away from Samsung‘s Galaxy S8 reveal, but it seems like some have forgotten that details of the phone are still under wraps. An employee from UK company Vodafone may have accidentally spilled the beans on the S8’s 3D camera, The Sun reports. There have been a ton of Galaxy S8 leaks, but not many about the possibilities of a 3D camera. 3D cameras tend…

Women in Protest Photography, Allegories For Our Discontent – Jezebel

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Over the weekend Maxim Shipenkov took a photograph of a woman being arrested at the protests in Moscow. The photograph is striking in composition, its tension and poses almost classical, almost a grotesque recasting of a pietà.  Advertisement A series of visual juxtapositions inhabit the tight space of the photographic frame: her flying hair versus the police hard round helmets; her hand clutching her purse versus the hands that grab…