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Fox Sports: Red Wings’ logo tops in NHL – The Detroit News

Friday, March 24, 2017

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Podcast: Crazy college sports fans, NFL QB prospects & return of The Mailbag – FOXSports.com

Friday, March 24, 2017

Stew is finally back from hiatus and he joins to Bruce to talk about the NCAA tournament and the situation with the wife of Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall, who displayed questionable behavior during WSU’s loss to Kentucky (1:00); The new Arkansas law that will allow concealed weapons at sports arenas (15:00); The long-awaited return of The Mailbag, including emails about Mitch Trubisky’s NFL Draft stock and where the…

Ohio State Buckeyes sports money by the numbers – cleveland.com

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Football gets most of the attention at Ohio State, and both raises and spends the most amount of money. But football is just one of 35 teams at Ohio State. Here’s a list of all the teams for one of the most extensive sports programs in the country: Men’s sports (16): Baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor track, outdoor…

Wednesday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Thursday, March 23, 2017

WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC LOS ANGELES (AP) Marcus Stroman took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries. Stroman dominated the tournament’s highest-scoring team. Puerto Rico lost for the first time in eight games after outscoring the opposition 55-26. The U.S. territory finished runner-up for the second time, having…

Jeff Stelling, popular Sky Sports host of Soccer Saturday, contemplating retirement – The Independent

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Jeff Stelling, the long-standing anchor of Sky Sports’ popular Soccer Saturday programme, has revealed that he is contemplating retirement. The 62-year-old presenter, named Sports Broadcaster of the Year for five successive years between 2005 and 2009, has gained popularity through his uniquely enthusiastic and professional style. However, after spending more than 40 years in the industry, Stelling admits his thoughts have now turned to retirement. “I don’t know how much…

Greg Clarke: England chants ‘inappropriate, disrespectful and disappointing’ – BBC Sport

Thursday, March 23, 2017

England took a large following to Dortmund on Wednesday night for the 1-0 defeat to Germany Behaviour of a section of England fans in Germany was “inappropriate, disrespectful and disappointing”, says FA chairman Greg Clarke. England lost 1-0 to Germany in Dortmund on Wednesday night, but a section of England supporters booed the German national anthem and sung chants referencing World War Two. It is understood that the FA is…

Wednesday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Thursday, March 23, 2017

WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC LOS ANGELES (AP) Marcus Stroman took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries. Stroman dominated the tournament’s highest-scoring team. Puerto Rico lost for the first time in eight games after outscoring the opposition 55-26. The U.S. territory finished runner-up for the second time, having…

Germany 1-0 England – BBC News

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Jamie Vardy had a first-half penalty appeal turned down Gareth Southgate suffered his first defeat in charge of England as Lukas Podolski’s spectacular second-half winner provided a fitting farewell to his Germany career in Dortmund. Southgate had been undefeated in four games as interim manager following Sam Allardyce’s abrupt departure from the England post after one match – and he will feel this loss in his first match in permanent…

Sports museum in Chicago is proposed by ex-Adler, Shedd … – Chicago Tribune

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Two former museum executives are pitching an idea for a sports museum in Chicago that would use sports to teach visitors about everything from physics to statistics to race relations. But whether the museum could be a grand slam or even get to first base depends on funding and support. Other museums have struck out, namely the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which ended up in Los Angeles instead of Chicago…

Why Fox Sports’ partnership with Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league is such a big deal – For The Win

Thursday, March 23, 2017

BIG3 is already going to prime time. Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 basketball league announced Tuesday a broadcast partnership with Fox Sports, which will host the league throughout its summer schedule on FS1 on Monday nights and peak with the championship game live on Fox. Ice Cube broke the news on Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, the first in what is sure to be a long line of cross-promotion. BIG3’s season opens Sunday, June 25…

Manfred: WBC tournament had major success, has bright future – FOXSports.com

Thursday, March 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) Even before the United States took the field to face Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship on Wednesday night, Rob Manfred was confident in declaring this sometimes troubled tournament to be a smashing success. The Major League Baseball Commissioner’s confidence seemed well-founded when the Americans claimed their first WBC title in grand style with an 8-0 victory at raucous Dodger Stadium. The fourth edition of…

A sports agent took in a 360-pound teenager. He became Caleb Swanigan. – Washington Post

Thursday, March 23, 2017

(Benny Sieu/USA Today Sports) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hidden in an ancient Final Four box score, there’s a name. It tends to turn up seventh or eighth under the team name “Purdue,” depending on whose box score one studies. It shows that the last time Purdue reached a men’s basketball Final Four, 37 years and three Indianapolis Final Four venues ago at bygone Market Square Arena, in came a sub…

Notre Dame sports said to sell commercial rights for first time – Chicago Tribune

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The University of Notre Dame, which calls itself “the most powerful and recognizable brand in college athletics,” is considering outsourcing the sale of corporate sponsorships and licensing agreements, according to people familiar with the matter. The university is one of only a few big-time sports schools that still manages its own commercial rights, which generate tens of millions from television and media deals and from companies that want to advertise…

Why Fox Sports’ partnership with Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league is such a big deal – For The Win

Thursday, March 23, 2017

BIG3 is already going to prime time. Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 basketball league announced Tuesday a broadcast partnership with Fox Sports, which will host the league throughout its summer schedule on FS1 on Monday nights and peak with the championship game live on Fox. Ice Cube broke the news on Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, the first in what is sure to be a long line of cross-promotion. BIG3’s season opens Sunday, June 25…

Sports museum in Chicago is proposed by ex-Adler, Shedd executives – Chicago Tribune

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Two former museum executives are pitching an idea for a sports museum in Chicago that would use sports to teach visitors about everything from physics to statistics to race relations. But whether the museum could be a grand slam or even get to first base depends on funding and support. Other museums have struck out, namely the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which ended up in Los Angeles instead of Chicago…

Notre Dame Sports Said to Weigh Bids for First Commercial Rights – Bloomberg

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The University of Notre Dame, which calls itself “the most powerful and recognizable brand in college athletics,” is considering offers for the sale of corporate sponsorships and licensing agreements, according to people familiar with the matter. The Indiana university is one of only a few big-time sports schools that still manages its own commercial rights, which generate tens of millions from television and media deals and from companies that want…

After joining Fox Sports, Doug Gottlieb reportedly will interview at Oklahoma State – Sporting News

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

College basketball analyst Doug Gottlieb recently left CBS Sports, and it was announced Wednesday that he had joined FS1. His role essentially is the same as it was at CBS, as he’ll be a basketball analyst and have his own radio show at Fox Sports. The interesting thing, though, is that not too long after the Fox Sports announcement, ESPN reported that Gottlieb will be interviewing for the vacant head coaching…

Cal Sport Clubs Welcomes eSports – UC Berkeley

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Recreational Sports is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Cal Sport Clubs program – eSports. As sport club athletes, the Cal eSports team will be able to represent Cal in intercollegiate competition and receive the full breadth of department and campus resources including administrative and marketing support, as well as, access to facilities. “We believe the sports club program supports academic success by providing students leadership development opportunities…

World Baseball Classic keeps sport relevant in Japan – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The United States was the designated road team in the World Baseball Classic semifinal game played Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, which was about right. The primary soundtrack to the 2-1 victory by the U.S. over Japan was provided by a little orchestra stationed at the top of the left-field pavilion. The nine-man band was armed with a drum, eight trumpets and a giant Japanese flag. The ensemble made its…

Warriors nominated for ‘Sports Team of the Year” award – SFGate

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Caption Close The Warriors have been nominated by the SportsBusiness Journal/Daily for “Sports Team of the Year.” Golden State won the award in 2014 and 2016. In 2016, majority owner Joe Lacob was also named Sports Executive of the Year. Other nominees for 2017 Sports Team of the Year include the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Dolphins and Toronto FC. The winner will be announced at the 10th annual Sports…