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Some big names missing from NASCAR’s win column – USA TODAY

Monday, April 24, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports’ Brant James tells you what to watch for at the Food City 500 in Bristol, including who’s got the best chance to come away victorious. USA TODAY Sports Kevin Harvick is among a group of drivers who had wins at this point in 2016.(Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports) BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch had two wins and entered the spring…

Brad Keselowski on NASCAR: ‘It’s not meant to be a fair sport’ – FOXSports.com

Monday, April 24, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Brad Keselowski makes no excuses when it comes to asking how Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will handle Bristol Motor Speedway in the Food City 500. “We’re supposed to be the best, so we’ll have to figure it out,” he said even before rain postponed the race from Sunday to Monday. The rain that swept into the area around the .526-mile short track late Saturday and…

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

Monday, April 24, 2017

MONDAY ON TV AUTOS 1 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. MLB BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh 10 p.m. MLB — Regional broadcast, L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco OR San Diego at Arizona (joined in progress) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. NBA — NBA Playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 5, Milwaukee at Toronto 8 p.m. TNT — NBA Playoffs,…

Some big names missing from NASCAR’s win column – USA TODAY

Monday, April 24, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports’ Brant James tells you what to watch for at the Food City 500 in Bristol, including who’s got the best chance to come away victorious. USA TODAY Sports Kevin Harvick is among a group of drivers who had wins at this point in 2016.(Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports) BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch had two wins and entered the spring…

Brad Keselowski on NASCAR: ‘It’s not meant to be a fair sport’ – FOXSports.com

Monday, April 24, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Brad Keselowski makes no excuses when it comes to asking how Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will handle Bristol Motor Speedway in the Food City 500. “We’re supposed to be the best, so we’ll have to figure it out,” he said even before rain postponed the race from Sunday to Monday. The rain that swept into the area around the .526-mile short track late Saturday and…

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

Monday, April 24, 2017

MONDAY ON TV AUTOS 1 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. MLB BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh 10 p.m. MLB — Regional broadcast, L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco OR San Diego at Arizona (joined in progress) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. NBA — NBA Playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 5, Milwaukee at Toronto 8 p.m. TNT — NBA Playoffs,…

San Francisco Sports Legends Honored with Street Signs – NBC Bay Area

Monday, April 24, 2017

Candlestick Park may be a distant memory, but the names of sports legends who made it an iconic fixture will live on in a future development where the stadium once sat. Household names from the 49ers and Giants, such as Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Orlando Cepeda and Juan Marichal, were honored Sunday afternoon with street signs that will soon be erected in a new neighborhood on top of the demolished…

Some big names missing from NASCAR’s win column – USA TODAY

Monday, April 24, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports’ Brant James tells you what to watch for at the Food City 500 in Bristol, including who’s got the best chance to come away victorious. USA TODAY Sports Kevin Harvick is among a group of drivers who had wins at this point in 2016.(Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports) BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch had two wins and entered the spring…

Brad Keselowski on NASCAR: ‘It’s not meant to be a fair sport’ – FOXSports.com

Monday, April 24, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Brad Keselowski makes no excuses when it comes to asking how Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will handle Bristol Motor Speedway in the Food City 500. “We’re supposed to be the best, so we’ll have to figure it out,” he said even before rain postponed the race from Sunday to Monday. The rain that swept into the area around the .526-mile short track late Saturday and…

NASCAR community reacts to race postponement at Bristol – FOXSports.com

Sunday, April 23, 2017

It’s official: Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway has been rained out. The race will now be run Monday, with coverage starting at 1 p.m. ET on FOX. NASCAR officials called the race early when it was obvious there was no window of opportunity to get the race in today, with weather.com calling for a probability of rain that ranged from 75 percent to 100 percent between…

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies at 67 – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, April 23, 2017

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm, died Sunday. He was 67. USA Swimming said Wielgus died in Colorado Springs, Colorado, of complications from colon cancer. The cancer was first diagnosed in 2006 and Wielgus underwent regular chemotherapy while leading USA Swimming to record growth. He was due to retire in August. He had…

Brad Keselowski on NASCAR: ‘It’s not meant to be a fair sport’ – FOXSports.com

Sunday, April 23, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Brad Keselowski makes no excuses when it comes to asking how Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will handle Bristol Motor Speedway in the Food City 500. “We’re supposed to be the best, so we’ll have to figure it out,” he said even before rain postponed the race from Sunday to Monday. The rain that swept into the area around the .526-mile short track late Saturday and…

Homophobic Language Skews Our View Of Acceptance In Sports – Huffington Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

First, many straight guys don’t equate using that slur — or others — with being anti-gay. They just don’t. It’s a word they heard their Little League coach use, it’s a term they’ve thrown at each other for years, and it’s increasingly become synonymous with “stupid” or “weak.”

NASCAR Cup Series at Bristol 2017: Start time, lineup, TV, more – USA TODAY

Sunday, April 23, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports’ Brant James tells you what to watch for at the Food City 500 in Bristol, including who’s got the best chance to come away victorious. USA TODAY Sports Cars will run 500 laps around the 0.533-mile Bristol Motor Speedway for a total of 266.5 miles.(Photo: Peter Casey, USA TODAY Sports) It’s NASCAR race day at Bristol Motor Speedway, and we’ve got some…

Gold Medals ends Cup curse – Racing.com

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Gold Medals broke through for his first country cup win as he took out the $50,000 Sungold Milk Terang Cup (2150m) on Sunday. The Symon Wilde-trained seven-year-old was having his 13th start in a Cup of any description, and it proved the lucky charm as Linda Meech rode her third Terang Cup winner in nine years, having also won aboard Titch in 2013, and Macau Causeway in 2008. The Casterton…

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

Sunday, April 23, 2017

SUNDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 2 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 3:30 p.m. NBCSN — IndyCar, Grand Prix of Alabama, at Birmingham, Ala. COLLEGE SOFTBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 — Baylor at Oklahoma 3 p.m. ESPN2 — Oregon at Arizona GOLF 1 p.m. GOLF — PGA Tour, Valero Texas Open, final round, at San Antonio 3 p.m. CBS-32 — PGA Tour, Valero Texas…

Five of the best sports watches – The Guardian

Sunday, April 23, 2017

1. TomTom Runner 3 Cardio + Music£220 TomTom’s Runner 3 is waterproof to 40m and comes in four versions with different features. I opted for the top-of-the-line Runner 3 Cardio + Music with GPS, heart rate and built-in music playback. Sleep, steps, distance, calories, activity and heart rate are monitored during the day, while running, cycling and other activities can be tracked too. GPS routing was solid, as was the…

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

Sunday, April 23, 2017

SUNDAY ON TV AUTO RACING 2 p.m. FOX-41 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 3:30 p.m. NBCSN — IndyCar, Grand Prix of Alabama, at Birmingham, Ala. COLLEGE SOFTBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 — Baylor at Oklahoma 3 p.m. ESPN2 — Oregon at Arizona GOLF 1 p.m. GOLF — PGA Tour, Valero Texas Open, final round, at San Antonio 3 p.m. CBS-32 — PGA Tour, Valero Texas…

Real Madrid v Barcelona – BBC Sport

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Neymar (back) trained with Barcelona on Saturday but is not in the squad for El Clasico BBC coverage How to follow: Live text coverage and report on the BBC Sport website Barcelona have dropped their bid to have forward Neymar available for Sunday’s game against Real Madrid. The Brazil international’s one-game ban for being sent off against Malaga was extended to three matches because he sarcastically applauded the fourth official…

What the NFL schedule can teach other major sports – New York Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

The NFL has it perfect right now. A 32-team league lends itself to mathematical perfection when it comes to scheduling a 16-game season. Everything about the NFL schedule makes sense, from the rotating divisions teams play against every third year to the six divisional games every team plays to the two games teams play every year against two conference teams who finished in the same place in the standings. It…