World Sports

Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling has quit his post as Hartlepool United president after his side lost to Barnet 2-0 – The Sun

Sunday, April 23, 2017

JEFF STELLING has resigned as Hartlepool United president after they lost 2-0 to Barnet this afternoon. The legendary Sky Sports presented delivered a scathing rant live on air calling for manager Dave Jones to go. Jeff Stelling is an avid supporter of Hartlepool United and was left furious after they lost Jeff Stelling has quit as President of #Hufc. Informed club tonight. Had called for Jones to go earlier after…

For overuse injuries in children, some sports are worse than others – Washington Post

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Numerous health benefits but also the chance of injury await young people who participate in sports. When young athletes focus on a single sport, as many increasingly do, does the sport they choose affect their chances of sustaining an injury? The study included 313 youths 7 to 18 years old (average age, 14) who specialized in a single sport, defined as training and participating in it for more than eight…

Saturday Sports: Serena Williams Is Pregnant – NPR

Saturday, April 22, 2017

MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: And it’s time for sports. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) KELLY: Twenty weeks – that was the caption of a photo Serena Williams shared on Snapchat on Wednesday. Her spokeswoman confirmed the news that night. She’s pregnant. I’m joined now by Howard Bryant of ESPN and ESPN The Magazine. Hi there, Howard. HOWARD BRYANT: Good morning, how are you? KELLY: I am well, thank you. I’m sitting here…

Sports TV listings for Saturday, April 22 – Roanoke Times

Saturday, April 22, 2017

ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE 7 p.m.: CBS Sports Network, Cleveland at Tampa Bay AUTO RACING 8:30 a.m.: Fox Sports 1, NASCAR Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, practice, at Bristol, Tenn. 9:30 a.m.: Fox Sports 1, NASCAR Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, qualifying, at Bristol, Tenn. 11 a.m.: Fox Sports 1, NASCAR Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, final practice, at Bristol, Tenn. 1 p.m.: Fox…

Here’s Saturday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Saturday, April 22, 2017

SATURDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, qualifying, at Bristol, Tenn. 1 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, at Bristol, Tenn. COLLEGE BASEBALL Noon ESPN2 — South Carolina at Florida COLLEGE FOOTBALL 12:30 p.m. NBCSN — Notre Dame spring game, at South Bend, Ind. 2 p.m. SEC — Georgia spring game, at Athens, Ga. 3 p.m. BTN…

Chelsea 4-2 Tottenham Hotspur – BBC Sport

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Chelsea 4-2 Tottenham Eden Hazard came off the bench to make the decisive contribution as Chelsea won an FA Cup semi-final classic against Tottenham at Wembley. Hazard had been rested, along with Diego Costa, as Chelsea manager Antonio Conte shuffled his pack against a Spurs side high on confidence after closing to within four points of their London rivals in the…

Your ultimate guide to the weekend’s live sport: What to watch, where to watch it and who’s going to win – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Stuck on which of the terrific sport on television this weekend you cannot miss? Never fear because we’ve rounded up the five best things to get your sporting mojo working so bad you’ll be desperate for a rest on Sunday night.  Saturday 1. Munster vs Saracens, Champions Cup semi-final What is it? It’s on Saturday, April 22, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The second semi-final, between Clermont Auvergne and Leinster at Stade…

Here’s Saturday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Saturday, April 22, 2017

SATURDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, qualifying, at Bristol, Tenn. 1 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, at Bristol, Tenn. COLLEGE BASEBALL Noon ESPN2 — South Carolina at Florida COLLEGE FOOTBALL 12:30 p.m. NBCSN — Notre Dame spring game, at South Bend, Ind. 2 p.m. SEC — Georgia spring game, at Athens, Ga. 3 p.m. BTN…

Jack Grinold, longtime sports information director at Northeastern, dead at 81 – The Boston Globe

Saturday, April 22, 2017

handout Jack Grinold. A stately figure in regional collegiate athletics, Jack Grinold spent some 50 years directing sports information at Northeastern University, where he was as well known for his generosity as he was for his tenure and expertise. In 2008, he and his wife, Cathy, established a $1.25 million endowment for the men’s rowing program, and Mr. Grinold also financially supported or directly funded other programs, including a sports…

Dept of Sport and Recreation pays tribute to Nick Durandt – Sport24

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cape Town – The Department of Sport and Recreation has expressed its sadness at the news of the untimely passing of legendary boxer, mentor and boxing trainer, Nick Durandt. Known for his ability to produce champion boxers, Durandt produced a number of winners on the South African and international scene, with famous charges which included Thulani “Sugarboy” Malinga, Philip “The Time-bomb” Ndou, Cassius Baloyi, Silence Mabuza and Hawk Makepula. SA Minister…

Swansea City 2-0 Stoke City – BBC Sport

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Fernando Llorente was left unmarked to head in Swansea’s early goal Swansea City revived their Premier League survival hopes as they beat Stoke to end a six-match winless run. The Liberty Stadium erupted as Fernando Llorente’s early header gave the hosts a precious lead. The match hinged on a remarkable minute of second-half action, as Stoke’s Marko Arnautovic blasted a penalty high over the bar moments before Tom Carroll’s deflected…

Here’s Saturday’s Sports on TV Lineup – The Courier-Journal

Saturday, April 22, 2017

SATURDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, qualifying, at Bristol, Tenn. 1 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, at Bristol, Tenn. COLLEGE BASEBALL Noon ESPN2 — South Carolina at Florida COLLEGE FOOTBALL 12:30 p.m. NBCSN — Notre Dame spring game, at South Bend, Ind. 2 p.m. SEC — Georgia spring game, at Athens, Ga. 3 p.m. BTN…

MotoGP notebook: ‘Golden age’ of the sport – MyStatesman.com

Saturday, April 22, 2017

One keen motorcycle industry analyst in Austin for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas said the competition in MotoGP has never been better. “This is the golden age,” said Mark Hoyer, editor-in-chief of Cycle World magazine. “There is excellent parity in equipment; teams are using different techniques and offer different qualities. “There is more variety than ever. You’ve got the Maverick Viñales vs. Marc Márquez…

Opinion: Pro gaming may soon eclipse sports including basketball and baseball – MarketWatch

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Playing computer games is more than a pastime for some younger people. It’s a career. A study by Verve Search, an SEO and content agency, sheds new light on the phenomenon of eSports, as competitive gaming is called. Did you know that the League of Legends (multiplayer online battle arena/MOBA) final drew in more viewers than the last game of…

Kraft Sports Productions announces new podcast – Patriots.com

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Longtime NFL writers Don Banks and Christopher Price. Kraft Sports Productions is excited to announce its latest addition to a robust line-up of audio content that makes up Patriots.com Radio. Longtime NFL writers Don Banks and Christopher Price will team up to host a new NFL-centric podcast starting next week, Tuesday, April 25. “Cover 2 with Banks and Price” will bring decades of coverage experience to the table as they…

Bumgarner injury latest in long line of Bay Area sports mishaps – SFGate

Saturday, April 22, 2017

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Kraft Sports Productions announces new podcast | New England … – Patriots.com

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Longtime NFL writers Don Banks and Christopher Price. Kraft Sports Productions is excited to announce its latest addition to a robust line-up of audio content that makes up Patriots.com Radio. Longtime NFL writers Don Banks and Christopher Price will team up to host a new NFL-centric podcast starting next week, Tuesday, April 25. “Cover 2 with Banks and Price” will bring decades of coverage experience to the table as they…

7 can’t-miss sports events this weekend – SB Nation

Saturday, April 22, 2017

T. G. I. freakin’ F., am I right, sports fans? You deserve a serious pat on the back for making it through this week, because many of you have probably been staying up way too late and expending way too much emotional energy on the NHL and NBA. Both playoffs are in full swing, and both are breaking the hearts of fans across the country, as sports are wont to…

7 can’t-miss sports events this weekend – SB Nation

Friday, April 21, 2017

T. G. I. freakin’ F., am I right, sports fans? You deserve a serious pat on the back for making it through this week, because many of you have probably been staying up way too late and expending way too much emotional energy on the NHL and NBA. Both playoffs are in full swing, and both are breaking the hearts of fans across the country, as sports are wont to…

Jerry Sullivan: A dysfunctional, dreary day for Buffalo sports – Buffalo News

Friday, April 21, 2017

Over the years, through harsh experience, I’ve learned that as bad as things might seem with the Buffalo sports teams, they can always get worse. After Doug Whaley’s season-ending press conference on Jan. 2, I called it the low point in Bills history. But Thursday was the topper, a crowning day of dysfunction, a singular low for our professional sports franchises. First came the stunning news that the Sabres had…