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NFL Power Rankings: Jaguars, Jets rolling; Giants, Raiders reeling in odd 2017 – CBSSports.com

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Jacksonville Jaguars are in first place in the AFC South, and have the biggest scoring margin in the league behind one of the NFL’s fiercest defenses. The New York Jets and Buffalo Bills are tied with the New England Patriots atop the AFC East. Yes, the same Jets team I picked to go 0-16 has ripped off three consecutive victories. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is the leader…

Why Sports and Politics Don’t Mix – RealClearPolitics

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

There’s a famous Woody Allen joke: “Those who can’t do teach, and those who can’t teach teach gym.” Well, here’s a modernized version of that old saw: Those who can’t do write, and those who can’t write write about sports. One of the most amazing revelations about the shameful and unpatriotic antics of NFL players who are taking the knee (or even lying on the ground stretching) during the national…

Hulu orders four new e-sports series – The Verge – The Verge

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Hulu is stepping into the world of e-sports for the first time. The streaming service just ordered four new series from the gaming tournaments producer ESL, Variety reports. The four weekly shows are: an e-sports talk show called Player vs. Player; a documentary series about a pro e-sports team called Bootcamp; Defining Moments, about rivalries in e-sports; and ESL Replay, a recap show. “The partnership with Hulu marks ESL’s first…

Astros advance to first LCS since 2005 – FOXSports.com

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Brett Gardner speaks with Ken Rosenthal after the Yankees’ Game 4 win 1 hr ago

2018 Genesis G80 Sport is much more than a Hyundai – Chicago … – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The launch of Hyundai’s premium Genesis brand is getting the Rodney Dangerfield treatment: No respect. For the first day in the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport, my passengers would smooth their hands over the leather seats and soft touch dash, open and close the panoramic sunroof, note the silly analog clock. They’d admit it was nice, for a Hyundai. This is the challenge for the South Korean automaker, and a fair…

Pence walks out of an NFL game and sports journalists lose their collective minds – Fox News

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Was Pence’s NFL walkout a political stunt? Fox News media analyst Howard Kurtz offers insight on vice president leaving Colts-49ers game over kneeling players. Editor’s note: The following column first appeared on The Resurgent website. Vice President Mike Pence has been an Indianapolis Colts fan for quite awhile. He served the state of Indiana in Congress during the record-setting heyday of Peyton Manning. So it was unsurprising to…

Canyon Fire 2 disrupts sports activities at several Orange County schools – OCRegister

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

FOR COMPLETE COVERAGE, GO TO OCREGISTER.COM Two school districts in Orange County and several schools from North Tustin to Long Beach called off after-school athletics Monday, Oct. 9, because of the Canyon Fire 2. Orange Unified School District, which includes Orange, El Modena, Canyon and Villa Park high schools, cancelled all sports after being engulfed by smoke and ash from the blaze. “It’s a mess,” Canyon football coach Mike Ogas…

Hulu orders four new e-sports series – The Verge

Monday, October 09, 2017

Hulu is stepping into the world of e-sports for the first time. The streaming service just ordered four new series from the gaming tournaments producer ESL, Variety reports. The four weekly shows are: an e-sports talk show called Player vs. Player; a documentary series about a pro e-sports team called Bootcamp; Defining Moments, about rivalries in e-sports; and ESL Replay, a recap show. “The partnership with Hulu marks ESL’s first…

2018 Genesis G80 Sport is much more than a Hyundai – Chicago Tribune

Monday, October 09, 2017

The launch of Hyundai’s premium Genesis brand is getting the Rodney Dangerfield treatment: No respect. For the first day in the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport, my passengers would smooth their hands over the leather seats and soft touch dash, open and close the panoramic sunroof, note the silly analog clock. They’d admit it was nice, for a Hyundai. This is the challenge for the South Korean automaker, and a fair…

Woman reveals possible motive for leaking video of Dolphins coach snorting lines – CBSSports.com

Monday, October 09, 2017

It’s not easy to completely overshadow a wild weekend of NFL football, but that’s exactly what happened on Sunday when a video was leaked on Facebook that showed Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster snorting a powdery white substance through a rolled up $20 bill.  The video was so damning that Foerster was forced to resign from his job less than 24 hours after the video went public.  So how…

CBS Sports 130 college football rankings: Georgia moves into the No. 3 spot – CBSSports.com

Monday, October 09, 2017

Clemson starting quarterback Kelly Bryant was knocked out of the game during Saturday’s win against Wake Forest, and though Dabo Swinney expects Bryant’s sprained ankle to be healed in time for the Tigers’ next game (Friday at Syracuse), the offense should still be fine with either Zerrick Cooper or Hunter Johnson in the lineup.  The Tigers remain at No. 1 in the CBS Sports 130, still ahead of Alabama after…

Monday’s Hot Clicks: Jules Liesl; Dolphins coach caught snorting mysterious powder – Sports Illustrated

Monday, October 09, 2017

In Monday’s Hot Clicks, Dolphins assistant caught in compromising situation. Plus a look at the lovely Jules Liesl.  NFL Round-Up Week 5 was a wild one and Peter King‘s MMQB is a must-read. Other items of interest: Video just surfaced of Dolphins coach Chris Foerster​ (pictured above) snorting a white substance … ​Round-up of players and teams that protested the National Anthem … The Giants are horrible but Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson want to help … Patrick Peterson threw a…

Social, ecological progress through sport as necessary as ever – SportsBusiness Daily

Monday, October 09, 2017

As I took off from JFK last month to attend sport and sustainability meetings in Europe, I reflected on the contrast between the meaningful social progress that sport is advancing throughout the world and the unfortunate attacks recently levied against some athletes by the president of the United States. Why are attempts by athletes to address social and ecological issues so often viewed as controversial or inappropriate? Must society’s…

As sports get more inexplicable, broadcasts get more inscrutable – New York Post

Monday, October 09, 2017

Help, please: Are sports now tougher to watch or to explain? Friday, it appeared that the only one unaware that CC Sabathia often starts poorly before rolling was Joe “By The Comic Book” Girardi, who yanked Sabathia after 77 pitches. Sabathia was pulled having retired his last 12-of-13, with an 8-3 lead, and likely to the relief of Cleveland players. You know the rest. But that’s how Girardi and many…

Golden State Warriors shooting to join world’s sports elite – San Francisco Chronicle

Monday, October 09, 2017

With big, enthusiastic crowds greeting the Warriors in China last week, the Bay Area’s once-lowly NBA team is starting to rival the sports world’s best-known franchises. Basketball’s worldwide popularity is rising toward soccer-like heights. If the Warriors can maintain their upbeat, multicultural brand — oh, and keep winning — they will tap into a global pool of loyal fans. This season, the team will sport the name of a corporate…

Greg Bird crushes a solo home run to give the Yankees a 1-0 win over Cleveland in Game 3 – FOXSports.com

Monday, October 09, 2017

Aaron Judge on elimination games: ‘This is what it’s all about’ 5 hours ago

Jay Glazer provides update on Odell Beckham injury – FOXSports.com

Monday, October 09, 2017

Aaron Rodgers tells Erin Andrews about his game-winning throw 1 hr ago

Indianapolis sports columnist: Pence used Colts to stage political stunt – The Hill

Monday, October 09, 2017

An Indianapolis sports columnist accused Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceDems face close polls in must-win Virginia Report: Trump administration officials urged furious Tillerson not to quit Authorities recover 47 firearms in connection with Las Vegas shooter MORE of using a Colts game to stage a political event after Pence walked out of the game over football players kneeling during the national anthem. Gregg Doyel wrote in a column for…