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Michigan not a top 10 team? AP ranking good for Jim Harbaugh, Wolverines

Tuesday  18:32,   22 august 2017
Sporting News

Michigan starts outside the top 10 in the initial AP Poll, but a look inside the program shows this is exactly where Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines thrive.Some might feel Jim Harbaugh has a top-10 team entering his third season, and that was[...]

#AskAlan: What's up with golf's slumping TV ratings?

Tuesday  18:32,   22 august 2017
Golf

Well, that was one of the better golf weeks of the year. Lots to chew on, so let's get to it… "How much revenue is Ollie Schniederjans leaving on the table by not wearing a sponsored hat?" - Kevin (@kmo11) More than a little. When it[...]

Barcelona suing Neymar for 8.5 million for alleged breach of contract

Tuesday  18:31,   22 august 2017
Reuters

Barcelona are suing Neymar for 8.5 million euros for alleged breach of contract and demanding he return the loyalty bonus paid after he renewed his deal in October, less than a year before he signed for Paris St. Germain, the club said Tuesday. The[...]

Demise of amateur coverage a sad sign of the times

Tuesday  18:31,   22 august 2017
Golfweek

Demise of amateur coverage a sad sign of the times, writes Golfweek's Alistair Tait.The boys' and girls' British amateur championships were settled this weekend. For the record, Portugal's Pedro Lencart and England's Lily May Humphreys took the[...]

Tamper It Down? NBA's Blurred Line

Tuesday  18:16,   22 august 2017
Sports on Earth

On Sunday, the NBA released an official statement confirming they were launching an investigation at the request of the Pacers on alleged tampering by the Lakers with Paul George. Regardless of outcome, it presents a problem.As reported by Adrian[...]

Ezekiel Elliott spotted hanging out on luxury boat at Texas lake

Tuesday  18:16,   22 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Ezekiel Elliott may end up having to miss nearly half of the 2017 NFL regular season, but the star running back is not going to sit around and mope about it. Elliott, who recently filed an appeal of his six-game suspension, spent some time[...]

Giants hold their breath as Odell Beckham Jr. sprains ankle

Tuesday  18:15,   22 august 2017
New York Daily News

When Odell Beckham knelt down in agony in the tunnel of FirstEnergy Stadium on Monday night, it’s fair to say every Giants coach, teammate and fan was figuratively on the ground with him. But by the end of the Giants' 10-6 loss to the[...]

Jon Gruden: Manziel’s chances of returning to NFL are ‘slim’

Tuesday  18:15,   22 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Will we ever see Johnny Manziel back in the NFL as a player again? Jon Gruden doesn’t think so. Gruden was serving as the analyst for the Monday night preseason football game between the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants. During the[...]

Top five college football teams that did not make preseason top 25

Tuesday  18:15,   22 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

There were few surprises when the first AP Top 25 poll of the season was released on Monday, with Alabama topping the rankings and a whole set of national title contenders in the top ten. There were few surprises when the first AP Top 25[...]

Top five college football teams that did not make preseason top 25

Tuesday  18:15,   22 august 2017
Larry Brown Sports

There were few surprises when the first AP Top 25 poll of the season was released on Monday, with Alabama topping the rankings and a whole set of national title contenders in the top ten. There were few surprises when the first AP Top 25[...]

Aaron Judge is Mortal: Analyzing What is Causing His Second-Half Slump

Tuesday  18:14,   22 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

Capped by an impressive win in the Home Run Derby, Aaron Judge was the most interesting man in baseball during the first half of the 2017 season—an All-Star, a Sports Illustrated cover subject, a StatCast wonder and the game’s top[...]

Aaron Judge is Mortal: Analyzing What is Causing His Second-Half Slump

Tuesday  18:09,   22 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

Capped by an impressive win in the Home Run Derby, Aaron Judge was the most interesting man in baseball during the first half of the 2017 season—an All-Star, a Sports Illustrated cover subject, a StatCast wonder and the game’s top[...]

MLB's 2018 free agent class: Stars hit some bumps on road to riches

Tuesday  18:07,   22 august 2017
USA TODAY

It will be the greatest free agent class in baseball history - but this season shows the market will be quite fluid between now and winter 2018.From MVP winners to future Hall of Famers to multiple franchise players, this star-studded cast will[...]

Coach calls 1-minute KO for McGregor if Mayweather 'doesn't take a back step'

Tuesday  16:21,   22 august 2017
theScore

Coach calls 1-minute KO for McGregor if Mayweather 'doesn't take a back step'John Kavanagh has channeled his inner-"Mystic Mac" ahead of Saturday's[...]

Ski star Johaug banned from 2018 Olympics in doping case

Tuesday  16:21,   22 august 2017
Associated Press

Former Olympic champion Therese Johaug will miss the 2018 Winter Games after her ban in a steroid doping case was extended. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 the Norwegian cross-country skier must serve an "appropriate" [...]