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Heated soccer match ends in ugly brawl involving players and coaches – For The Win

Sunday, February 05, 2017

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PyeongChang Winter Olympics: ‘Snowboarding Big Air’ Near the DMZ – NBCNews.com

Sunday, February 05, 2017

The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea will begin just a year from this week. It will feature events many of us have never heard of before, let alone seen. Pyeongchang, the host city, is not Pyongyang, which is an entirely different place across the border. As the countdown begins, here are 18 things to know about the Games — which will take place from Feb. 9 to 25, 2018….

The Winter Olympics are a year away. Here’s how things look for Team USA – The Boston Globe

Sunday, February 05, 2017

A sport-by-sport look at the US prospects for the XXIIIrd Winter Games, which begin in Pyeongchang a year from this week, with 2014 and projected 2018 medals in parentheses: Alpine skiing (5/2): If the Americans can stay out of the operating room they could match their Sochi haul. Mikaela Shiffrin will be favored to repeat her slalom victory and also should medal in the giant slalom. Ted Ligety, who won…

The Winter Olympics are a year away. Here’s how things look for Team USA – The Boston Globe

Sunday, February 05, 2017

A sport-by-sport look at the US prospects for the XXIIIrd Winter Games, which begin in Pyeongchang a year from this week, with 2014 and projected 2018 medals in parentheses: Alpine skiing (5/2): If the Americans can stay out of the operating room they could match their Sochi haul. Mikaela Shiffrin will be favored to repeat her slalom victory and also should medal in the giant slalom. Ted Ligety, who won…

The Winter Olympics are a year away. Here’s how things look for Team USA – The Boston Globe

Sunday, February 05, 2017

A sport-by-sport look at the US prospects for the XXIIIrd Winter Games, which begin in Pyeongchang a year from this week, with 2014 and projected 2018 medals in parentheses: Alpine skiing (5/2): If the Americans can stay out of the operating room they could match their Sochi haul. Mikaela Shiffrin will be favored to repeat her slalom victory and also should medal in the giant slalom. Ted Ligety, who won…

NASCAR drivers invade Houston for Super Bowl LI – FOXSports.com

Sunday, February 05, 2017

The NASCAR community is getting pumped  on the eve of Super Bowl LI, which kicks off Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX following a full day of pre-game coverage. Drivers and other members of the community are making the trip to Houston for the big game. Joey Logano, a New England Patriots fan, and David Ragan, fan of the Atlanta Falcons, have even made put a little…

The Winter Olympics are a year away. Here’s how things look for Team USA – The Boston Globe

Saturday, February 04, 2017

A sport-by-sport look at the US prospects for the XXIIIrd Winter Games, which begin in Pyeongchang a year from this week, with 2014 and projected 2018 medals in parentheses: Alpine skiing (5/2): If the Americans can stay out of the operating room they could match their Sochi haul. Mikaela Shiffrin will be favored to repeat her slalom victory and also should medal in the giant slalom. Ted Ligety, who won…

NASCAR drivers share their favorite Super Bowl snacks – FOXSports.com

Saturday, February 04, 2017

With Super Bowl LI less than 48 hours away, it’s time to start thinking about what kind of snacks you’ll be serving up for your big-game parties. Luckily, your favorite NASCAR drivers have given us some pretty tasty ideas for what they’ll be munching on when the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons face off Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET, following a full day of pre-game coverage on FOX. From…

NASCAR stars offer their opinions on biggest moments of 2016 – FOXSports.com

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Before the 2017 Monster Energy Cup Series season gets underway with the Daytona 500 on Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. ET on FOX, NASCAR drivers took one last look back at what was an interesting 2016 season. On FS1’s NASCAR Race Hub, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and more talked about what they thought were the most compelling moments from last year. From the epic Daytona 500 finish to Dale Earnhardt…

The Winter Olympics are a year away. Here’s how things look for Team USA – The Boston Globe

Saturday, February 04, 2017

A sport-by-sport look at the US prospects for the XXIIIrd Winter Games, which begin in Pyeongchang a year from this week, with 2014 and projected 2018 medals in parentheses: Alpine skiing (5/2): If the Americans can stay out of the operating room they could match their Sochi haul. Mikaela Shiffrin will be favored to repeat her slalom victory and also should medal in the giant slalom. Ted Ligety, who won…

Front Row Motorsports purchases third NASCAR charter from BK Racing – FOXSports.com

Saturday, February 04, 2017

On Friday afternoon, Front Row Motorsports announced they have completed the purchase of a NASCAR charter from BK Racing, giving the organization a third charter in the Monster Energy Cup Series. On Dec. 6, NASCAR transferred ownership of the charter that was used by BK Racing for the No. 83 in 2016. FRM will turn around and lease the charter to TriStar Motorsports for the 2017 season. The purchase will help…

Julia Landauer discusses her Forbes’ honor and racing journey … – Nascar

Saturday, February 04, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Growing up in New York City, her parents encouraged her to play against the boys in order to be tough. Fast-forward two decades and that’s exactly what Julia Landauer is doing with her racing career booming and off-track accolades, including a recent Forbes feature, helping to form her growing brand. Coming off a fourth-place finish in the standings in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series West, Landauer, who got…

Front Row Motorsports purchases third NASCAR charter from BK Racing – FOXSports.com

Saturday, February 04, 2017

On Friday afternoon, Front Row Motorsports announced they have completed the purchase of a NASCAR charter from BK Racing, giving the organization a third charter in the Monster Energy Cup Series. On Dec. 6, NASCAR transferred ownership of the charter that was used by BK Racing for the No. 83 in 2016. FRM will turn around and lease the charter to TriStar Motorsports for the 2017 season. The purchase will help…

Julia Landauer discusses her Forbes’ honor and racing journey … – Nascar

Friday, February 03, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Growing up in New York City, her parents encouraged her to play against the boys in order to be tough. Fast-forward two decades and that’s exactly what Julia Landauer is doing with her racing career booming and off-track accolades, including a recent Forbes feature, helping to form her growing brand. Coming off a fourth-place finish in the standings in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series West, Landauer, who got…

Battle lines drawn for decision on NHL participation in 2018 Olympics – Chicago Tribune

Friday, February 03, 2017

A standoff between the NHL and the International Olympic Committee continues with no end in sight, but with each passing day it increasingly threatens the league’s participation in the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Caught in the middle of the skirmish are players who want to represent their countries on the sport’s biggest stage. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and his deputy, Bill Daly, painted a grim picture of…

Meet Julia Landauer: A new role model in NASCAR – Nascar

Friday, February 03, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Growing up in New York City, her parents encouraged her to play against the boys in order to be tough. Fast-forward two decades and that’s exactly what Julia Landauer is doing with her racing career booming and off-track accolades, including a recent Forbes feature, helping to form her growing brand. Coming off a fourth-place finish in the standings in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series West, Landauer, who got…

NASCAR Next’s Alon Day eager for new chapter – Nascar

Friday, February 03, 2017

RELATED: Meet the 2016-17 NASCAR Next class There are several traditional routes to stock-car racing’s big leagues. Several stars have emerged from asphalt Late Model circles, others from the sprint cars ranks, either on pavement or dirt. Alon Day has made a path where just five years ago, he says, none existed in his homeland of Israel. “I grew up without any motorsports — nothing,” says Day, who fantasized about…

Why the US soccer team is playing in ‘Nooga’ – Washington Post

Friday, February 03, 2017

Finley Stadium (Steven Goff/The Washington Post) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Columbus, Washington, Carson … Chattanooga? The U.S. Soccer Federation broke from standard scheduling practices by placing Friday’s men’s friendly against Jamaica in a city off the sport’s beaten path. The women have played at 20,000-seat Finley Stadium. The men have visited Tennessee in recent years, two hours up the road in Nashville, but never in the southeastern corner of the Volunteer…

Swimming World Presents “Oh!!! Canada!!!” – Swimming World Magazine

Friday, February 03, 2017

Oh!!! Canada!!! With a head-turning performance at last summer’s Rio Olympics—along with the country’s best-ever medal haul at last summer’s Junior Pan Pacific Championships— Swimming Canada has plenty of reason for optimism as the calendar turns to 2017 and beyond. Swimming World’s David Rieder interviewed Swimming Canada High Performance Director John Atkinson to hear how he viewed Canada’s breakout year and the ending of a 20-year drought in which no…

NASCAR Next’s Alon Day eager for new chapter – Nascar

Friday, February 03, 2017

RELATED: Meet the 2016-17 NASCAR Next class There are several traditional routes to stock-car racing’s big leagues. Several stars have emerged from asphalt Late Model circles, others from the sprint cars ranks, either on pavement or dirt. Alon Day has made a path where just five years ago, he says, none existed in his homeland of Israel. “I grew up without any motorsports — nothing,” says Day, who fantasized about…