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WWE flexes sports entertainment muscle at WrestleMania – Boston Herald

Saturday, April 01, 2017

The World Series never would have a 52-year-old pitch in Game 7. But Major League Baseball doesn’t have a dead man like the Undertaker. Could a 50-year-old NBA star return after a 13-year layoff and become the MVP in the Finals? No, but the NBA didn’t sign Bill Goldberg. Imagine a hot NFL prospect, a No. 1 draft pick, billed as a franchise savior that has all the tools to…

Chelsea 1-2 Crystal Palace – BBC Sport

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Benteke’s goal against Chelsea was only his second in his last 14 league games Chelsea’s lead at the top of the Premier League was cut to seven points after they suffered a shock home defeat by Crystal Palace and Tottenham beat Burnley. Antonio Conte’s side had won their past 10 league games at Stamford Bridge and had not lost there in any competition since 16 September, but saw that run…

US shuts out Canada in women’s hockey world championship – ESPN

Saturday, April 01, 2017

PLYMOUTH, Mich. — The U.S. women’s hockey team, fueled and fired up by an opportunity to play in a tournament it was willing to sit out, started fast and strong against its rival in a highly charged and physical game. Brianna Decker broke a scoreless tie late in the second period and Nicole Hensley stopped 18 shots, lifting the U.S. over Canada 2-0 on Friday night in the International Ice…

Women’s 2017 Final Four: Mississippi State stuns UConn, ends Huskies’ 111-game win streak – CBSSports.com

Saturday, April 01, 2017

DALLAS — If all good things must end, then surely all-time great things are on the clock as well — and on Friday night, in the Final Four, the clock on the Connecticut women’s amazing, ridiculous, truly mind-boggling 111-game win streak finally stopped ticking.  Mississippi State 66, UConn 64 in overtime.  And the game was every bit as wild as that score, with that kind of streak and a national…

How much has Tiger’s first Masters win influenced the sport? – ESPN

Saturday, April 01, 2017

12:50 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Halfway around the world in Dubai, Tiger Woods seemed a bit sheepish about his encounter with British golfer Marcus Armitage. The European Tour player was warming up on the driving range when Woods took the spot next to him at Emirates Golf Club. After some time passed — and perhaps after summoning up the courage — Armitage introduced himself,…

North Carolina’s Dominance Fails to Cover Cheating’s Stain – New York Times

Saturday, April 01, 2017

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WATCH: The 10 best moments of the week in women’s sports – Excelle Sports

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Ah, the weekend—time to catch up on all that’s happened in women’s sports over the last week. Here, the top-10 moments in women’s sports since last Sunday, ranked in order of awesomeness, with No. 1 being entirely cannot-miss, eye-popping outstanding. 10. Texas A&M softball’s Kristen Cuyos hits the dirt to grab a catch for the win against Missouri 9.  Jessi Masinko scores tricky goal for Notre Dame lacrosse to take down No. 4 Syracuse 16–7 8. Central Michigan Allison Curtis goes…

US shuts out Canada in women’s hockey world championship – ESPN

Saturday, April 01, 2017

PLYMOUTH, Mich. — The U.S. women’s hockey team, fueled and fired up by an opportunity to play in a tournament it was willing to sit out, started fast and strong against its rival in a highly charged and physical game. Brianna Decker broke a scoreless tie late in the second period and Nicole Hensley stopped 18 shots, lifting the U.S. over Canada 2-0 on Friday night in the International Ice…

Setting the stage: Racing renewed under new format – Nascar

Saturday, April 01, 2017

MARTINSVILLE: See the full schedule  RELATED: Stage lengths for all events   Just six weeks into the 2017 season, the implementation of stages for all three NASCAR national series has grown from mild concern to garage-wide positive reviews.   The format change, announced Jan. 23, provides two pre-determined breaks in each championship points event and rewards those drivers running in the top 10 at the end of each stage with additional…

How much has Tiger’s first Masters win influenced the sport? – ESPN

Saturday, April 01, 2017

12:50 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Halfway around the world in Dubai, Tiger Woods seemed a bit sheepish about his encounter with British golfer Marcus Armitage. The European Tour player was warming up on the driving range when Woods took the spot next to him at Emirates Golf Club. After some time passed — and perhaps after summoning up the courage — Armitage introduced himself,…

Mississippi State stuns UConn in Women’s Final Four, ends Huskies’ 111-game win streak – CBSSports.com

Saturday, April 01, 2017

DALLAS — If all good things must end, then surely all-time great things are on the clock as well — and on Friday night, in the Final Four, the clock on the Connecticut women’s amazing, ridiculous, truly mind-boggling 111-game win streak finally stopped ticking.  Mississippi State 66, UConn 64 in overtime.  And the game was every bit as wild as that score, with that kind of streak and a national…

How to Throw a Baseball – New York Times

Saturday, April 01, 2017

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Green Day: MLB’s Young, Best – Sports On Earth

Saturday, April 01, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Spring Training is over at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, just like that, a month after it officially began with a game between the two home teams here, the Astros and the Nationals. There are workers and construction hats back inside the ballpark, finishing what didn’t get finished before that first Spring Training game. But the buses left a couple of days ago, and…

Fantasy Baseball Forecaster for Week 1: April 2 to 9 – ESPN

Saturday, April 01, 2017

5:15 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Welcome to the new and improved version of the Fantasy Baseball Forecaster! This year, we’ve reorganized the story into four parts; it’s the same great intel, but you get right where you need to go as fast as possible. Good luck this season! Quickly jump to any page for specific intel Projected starting pitchers Hitting ratings Week 1 pitcher…

How much has Tiger’s first Masters win influenced the sport? – ESPN

Saturday, April 01, 2017

12:50 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Halfway around the world in Dubai, Tiger Woods seemed a bit sheepish about his encounter with British golfer Marcus Armitage. The European Tour player was warming up on the driving range when Woods took the spot next to him at Emirates Golf Club. After some time passed — and perhaps after summoning up the courage — Armitage introduced himself,…

Randy Moss is coming out of retirement … to play soccer? Not quite – FOXSports.com

Friday, March 31, 2017

Is Randy Moss coming out of retirement? No, but he and the Charlotte Independence tried to pull one over with an April Fools joke … on March 31? The NFL legend appeared to signed a contract with the Charlotte Independence of the second division USL. Best of all, Moss is rocking the No. 84, which he made famous as a star wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings nearly 20 years ago….

Larson: I fly commercial so I can ‘rack up the miles’ – Nascar (blog)

Friday, March 31, 2017

RELATED: Read more Inside Groove MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Never let it be said that Kyle Larson isn’t a man of the people, at least when it comes to flying. One week after visiting Victory Lane at Auto Club Speedway, Larson arrived at Martinsville Speedway revealing that a significant portion of his air travel is done commercially. Though his celeb stature in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series could afford him…

Austin Dillon latest NASCAR star blowing up in Hollywood – Fox News

Friday, March 31, 2017

NASCAR Driver Austin Dillon loses control of his car at high speed and the rear of his Chevy crashes into a cement barrier. He exits the car slowly as a policewoman yells at him to get down, and he complies, falling on his knees.   Then, the car blows up. Dillon waits a few beats and then stands, exhales, and smiles a grin mixed with relief, joy, and…

How much has Tiger’s first Masters win influenced the sport? – ESPN

Friday, March 31, 2017

12:50 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Halfway around the world in Dubai, Tiger Woods seemed a bit sheepish about his encounter with British golfer Marcus Armitage. The European Tour player was warming up on the driving range when Woods took the spot next to him at Emirates Golf Club. After some time passed — and perhaps after summoning up the courage — Armitage introduced himself,…

14 super important things to watch in sports this weekend – SB Nation

Friday, March 31, 2017

Yo, welcome to the weekend, fellow sports fan. You made it, and you can spend two glorious days watching sports on your couch in just your underwear if that’s what you’re into. Here’s what you need to know, what you can watch, and what you should read if you want to get your sports on. WHAT TO WATCH Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images 1. Women’s NCAA Basketball: South Carolina vs….