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Pope sports bruised eye after bumping his head in the popemobile – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Pope Francis lost his balance while riding in the popemobile through a crowd in Cartagena, Colombia, on Sunday, bruising his left cheekbone and eyelid, but he was not seriously hurt. The Vatican said he received ice treatment and was fine to continue on his trip. Video images showed the pope hitting the left side of his face against a vertical bar of the popemobile, a specially designed open-top vehicle that allows the pontiff to stand…

Pro sports teams don’t need investment banks – New York Post

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Speaking of sports, maybe pro sports teams do not need to hire investment banks to get record sale prices for their clubs. In recent weeks, Bruce Sherman and New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter agreed to buy the Miami Marlins baseball team for $1.2 billion, a price better than many expected, and Tilman Fertitta agreed to buy the Houston Rockets basketball team for $2.2 billion, a record sale price for…

Pro sports teams don’t need investment banks – New York Post

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Speaking of sports, maybe pro sports teams do not need to hire investment banks to get record sale prices for their clubs. In recent weeks, Bruce Sherman and New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter agreed to buy the Miami Marlins baseball team for $1.2 billion, a price better than many expected, and Tilman Fertitta agreed to buy the Houston Rockets basketball team for $2.2 billion, a record sale price for…

Andrew Luck will miss several more weeks as he continues to strengthen shoulder – CBSSports.com

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Colts star quarterback Andrew Luck has not yet entered the intensive throwing portion of his recovery from offseason shoulder surgery, but is nearing completion of a program to rebuild strength in his throwing shoulder, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The Colts are avoiding putting any pressure on the franchise player, and do not even have a timetable for a full return even to the practice field, though…

Andrew Luck will miss several more weeks as he continues to strengthen shoulder – CBSSports.com

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Colts star quarterback Andrew Luck has not yet entered the intensive throwing portion of his recovery from offseason shoulder surgery, but is nearing completion of a program to rebuild strength in his throwing shoulder, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The Colts are avoiding putting any pressure on the franchise player, and do not even have a timetable for a full return even to the practice field, though…

England v West Indies: Ashes questions and Blowers’ farewell – BBC Sport

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Media playback is not supported on this device Pint-sized TMS: England win series as Blofeld says goodbye After England hammered West Indies by an innings in the first Test at Edgbaston, I wrote that the series would not be any sort of Ashes preparation for Joe Root’s men. That did not turn out to be the case, mainly because of what we saw in the remarkable second Test at Headingley….

England v West Indies: Ashes questions and Blowers’ farewell – BBC Sport

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Media playback is not supported on this device Pint-sized TMS: England win series as Blofeld says goodbye After England hammered West Indies by an innings in the first Test at Edgbaston, I wrote that the series would not be any sort of Ashes preparation for Joe Root’s men. That did not turn out to be the case, mainly because of what we saw in the remarkable second Test at Headingley….

Sports Digest: Froome on verge of Vuelta victory – Press Herald

Sunday, September 10, 2017

CYCLING Froome on verge of winning Spanish Vuelta Chris Froome is poised to break his streak of runner-up finishes at the Spanish Vuelta after the Tour de France champion maintained his overall lead on the final competitive stage of the grand tour on Saturday. Froome increased his advantage over Vincenzo Nibali through the rainy 73-mile mountainous ride in Stage 20 from Corvera de Asturias to a grueling summit finish at…

Sports Digest: Froome on verge of Vuelta victory – Press Herald

Sunday, September 10, 2017

CYCLING Froome on verge of winning Spanish Vuelta Chris Froome is poised to break his streak of runner-up finishes at the Spanish Vuelta after the Tour de France champion maintained his overall lead on the final competitive stage of the grand tour on Saturday. Froome increased his advantage over Vincenzo Nibali through the rainy 73-mile mountainous ride in Stage 20 from Corvera de Asturias to a grueling summit finish at…

‘Nothing super about it!" – Fans unconvinced by Sky Sports’ ‘Super Sunday’ line-up – Mirror.co.uk

Sunday, September 10, 2017

The Premier League is widely considered to be the most entertaining in world football but standards have risen elsewhere and fans are becoming more demanding. So it was no surprise that fans vented their frustration when discovering that Burnley vs Crystal Palace and Swansea vs Newcastle was the Sunday line-up on their box. Sky Sports endeavour to give each and every Premier League side a decent showing throughout the season…

‘Nothing super about it!" – Fans unconvinced by Sky Sports’ ‘Super Sunday’ line-up – Mirror.co.uk

Sunday, September 10, 2017

The Premier League is widely considered to be the most entertaining in world football but standards have risen elsewhere and fans are becoming more demanding. So it was no surprise that fans vented their frustration when discovering that Burnley vs Crystal Palace and Swansea vs Newcastle was the Sunday line-up on their box. Sky Sports endeavour to give each and every Premier League side a decent showing throughout the season…

Pro sports teams don’t need investment banks – New York Post

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Speaking of sports, maybe pro sports teams do not need to hire investment banks to get record sale prices for their clubs. In recent weeks, Bruce Sherman and New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter agreed to buy the Miami Marlins baseball team for $1.2 billion, a price better than many expected, and Tilman Fertitta agreed to buy the Houston Rockets basketball team for $2.2 billion, a record sale price for…

Man Caves are ready for sports viewing in Butler County – Hamilton Journal News

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Known for oversized TV’s and decor decked out to represent the favorite team or players, the Man Cave has grown in lore over the years. They have been equipped with poker tables, golf putting greens, seats salvaged from sports stadiums and, of course, stocked bars.

Royce Freeman runs 2 yards for an Oregon touchdown – FOXSports.com

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Josh Rosen’s 5 touchdown passes lead UCLA to 56-23 rout of Hawaii 3 hours ago

Oklahoma 31, Ohio State 16 | Baker Mayfield dazzles, OSU offense sputters – The Columbus Dispatch

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Bill Rabinowitz The Columbus Dispatch @brdispatch When Oklahoma’s 31-16 victory over Ohio State was over, Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield grabbed an OU flag, paraded around the Ohio Stadium field and then planted it right in the Block O at midfield. For Mayfield and the No. 5 Sooners, it was the exclamation point and sweet redemption for the Buckeyes’ convincing 21-point victory in Norman last year….

Irma has Florida’s sports teams rescheduling – Fox News

Saturday, September 09, 2017

As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida, the state’s professional sports teams packed up and got out of town just like everyone else. Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays, for example, moved their three-game home series against the New York Yankees out of Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Instead, the two clubs will play Monday through Wednesday at Citi Field in New York, home of the Mets. The Rays are…

Specializing in one sport? How to keep your young athlete healthy – ESPN

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Cindy Bonner is the mother of two rising soccer stars, and like most parents of young athletes, she worries about them getting hurt. But to date, 16-year-old Julianna and 14-year-old Ashlyn have avoided any sort of overuse injuries. Bonner believes that much of this can be attributed to simple steps the family has taken over the years to guard against injuries. The first and perhaps biggest one is that they…

Operation ClownFace: Barstool Sports’ Roger Goodell Towel Stunt – Sports Illustrated

Friday, September 08, 2017

Roger Goodell returns to Foxborough tonight to attend his first regular-season game since the 2015 AFC championship, when the drama of Deflategate first stirred. Technically it’s not the commissioner’s first trip to Gillette Stadium, but it’s his first real visit since suspending quarterback Tom Brady for four games and cementing his status among Patriots fans as Public Enemy No. 1. Goodell attended the Patriots’ preseason opener on Aug. 10, a…

Songs We Love: Sports, ‘Making It Right’ – NPR

Friday, September 08, 2017

Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist There should be an industrywide rule that only acts of quality are allowed to name their project something wholly impossible to Google. Luckily for Sports — a Philadelphia-via-Gambier, Ohio twee-punk four-piece — it makes the cut. It’s been two years since we last heard new music from this young…

NBC Sports Takes Early Shot at Goal of Marketing NHL – Variety

Friday, September 08, 2017

To get the National Hockey League’s many players enthused about the league’s coming season, NBC Sports pitted them against serious competitors: a passel of kids. In an athletic complex in Stamford, Conn., players including Dylan Larken of the  Detroit Red Wings and Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks surprise squads of hockey acolytes. The change in the kids’ faces upon learning who they are squaring off against masks the day’s…