News : Sport

Georgia high schools furious to be playing state finals at home fields instead of promised Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Tuesday  21:00,   12 december 2017
USA TODAY High School Sports

The expected neutral site games to decide the Georgia state titles will instead be played on high school campusesIt's not uncommon for NFL franchises to offer up their facilities to high schools associations to host their state title games. That was [...]

Report: Rodgers pushing to play; collarbone not fully healed

Tuesday  20:56,   12 december 2017
Sportsnaut

Aaron Rodgers is eligible to return from injured reserve this week, and Green Bay Packers fans are downright giddy about the possibility of the star quarterback taking the reigns again just in time for the playoffs. Rodgers underwent a CT[...]

Eagles reportedly have no interest in Colin Kaepernick

Tuesday  20:55,   12 december 2017
MSN

The Philadelphia Eagles reportedly have no interest in signing free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the wake of the devastating news that Carson Wentz is out for the season with a torn ACL in his left knee. Pro Football Talk’s Mike[...]

How ESPN, College Football Playoff are saving bowl games

Tuesday  20:55,   12 december 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

Smaller postseason games suffering from low attendance but still in demand.Costs had gone up. Attendance was going[...]

How the Coaching Carousel's Key Moves Might Affect Recruiting's Early Signing Period

Tuesday  20:55,   12 december 2017
Sports Illustrated

There is no precedent for this year’s coaching carousel. We won’t know until next fall what sort of on-field effect the new coaches will have on the programs they’re taking over, but in the shorter-term the changes are expected to shake up[...]

Forget the money: Darvish, Rangers reunion just makes sense

Tuesday  20:52,   12 december 2017
Tribune News Service

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The big splash isn't coming, or so general manager Jon Daniels has warned. Almost certainly not at these winter meetings, which officially opened Monday. And likely not this offseason. It's possible later, like as[...]

Goaltender Jonathan Quick makes presence felt on ice, behind the scenes for Kings

Tuesday  20:51,   12 december 2017
Tribune News Service

Los Angeles Kings general manager Rob Blake notices it the most away from the ice. It could be between periods or at practice. Blake will pick up on the mood when he makes his way through the hallway or passes through the Kings' locker room. There, [...]

To sit or not to sit: Fixing college football's bowl season

Tuesday  20:51,   12 december 2017
Sporting News

How do we fix the bowl season? These five huge debates are a good place to start:You know the ones we're talking[...]

Ellie Day shares story of her heartbreaking miscarriage in Instagram post

Tuesday  20:51,   12 december 2017
Golf

Ellie Day, wife of PGA Tour pro Jason Day, announced in an Instagram post Tuesday that she suffered a miscarriage in November. Ellie Day, wife of PGA Tour pro Jason Day, announced in an Instagram post Tuesday that she suffered a miscarriage [...]

The most meaningful win of 2017

Tuesday  20:51,   12 december 2017
Golf Digest

How Stacy Lewis' selfless act for the people of Houston became a career-defining momentAt the start of 2017, no one would have predicted the most meaningful victory in professional golf would occur at a relatively anonymous LPGA Tour stop. The[...]

Pistorius reportedly injured in prison fight over use of phone

Tuesday  19:06,   12 december 2017
Sportsnaut

Oscar Pistorius has seemingly kept a low profile since he was handed a lengthy prison sentence for murdering his girlfriend, but the former Paralympic champion was involved in an incident with another inmate earlier this month. According to the[...]

NYC marathon winner Shalane Flanagan to try again in Boston

Tuesday  19:06,   12 december 2017
Associated Press

Reigning New York City Marathon winner Shalane Flanagan will run in Boston next year in a fourth attempt to win her hometown race. The four-time Olympian and reigning Chicago Marathon champion will be joined on the men's side by Galen Rupp in a[...]

Twitter goes bonkers for Dolphins' throwback uniforms

Tuesday  15:06,   12 december 2017
Sportsnaut

The Miami Dolphins are at home and are currently playing better than the New England Patriots on Monday night. But what has drawn more attention so far is the Dolphins’ throwback uniforms.LET’S GO!!#NEvsMIApic.twitter.com/hqSCygoJud— Miami Dolphins [...]

Why LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball’s new coach is described as ‘The LaVar Ball of Lithuania’

Tuesday  13:22,   12 december 2017
For The Win

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Shohei Ohtani Might Be the Most Underpaid Man in the World

Tuesday  12:12,   12 december 2017
The Atlantic

Shohei Ohtani was the most sought-after free agent in all of baseball this off-season. Based on his career so far in his native Japan, the 23-year-old star, who signed on Friday with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, may turn out to be the first[...]