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Thursday, April 09, 2015

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Thursday, April 09, 2015

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Gossip column: Sterling, Clyne, Schneiderlin, Sherwood – BBC News

Thursday, April 09, 2015

For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. TRANSFER GOSSIP Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has called on captain Wayne Rooney to give a Winston Churchill-style speech ahead of Sunday’s derby against City, reports the Sun Manchester City want to sign three players from Liverpool – 22-year-old playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 20-year-old forward Raheem Sterling and…

Dual-sport motorcycles making gains on street, dirt bikes – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thursday, April 09, 2015

One of the fastest-growing segments of motorcycling takes a Swiss Army-knife approach to the sport, with bikes that are legal to ride on the highway and also can tackle dirt trails. Dual-sport motorcycles are popular in northern Wisconsin, where there are hundreds of miles of gravel roads and trails through the woods. Some have even called the Town of Wabeno in Forest County the dual-sport capital of the world….

Ontario Sport Alliance loses funding, headed for bankruptcy – Toronto Star

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Killing a sport body three months before the province hosts the Pan Am Games seems a strange move, especially since Michael Coteau, Ontario’s sport minister, on down to Pachi, the mascot, are constantly pushing the importance of Games legacy and inspiring the next generation of athletes — the very people the alliance already targets.

Don’t Let Statistics Ruin Baseball – New York Times

Thursday, April 09, 2015

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RBI Baseball 15 Review – IGN

Thursday, April 09, 2015

→ April 8, 2015 Every Major League Baseball team starts the season with the same record, but it doesn’t take long to know whether a team will be a contender or a cellar-dweller. With RBI Baseball 15, I knew a championship wasn’t in the cards after my second at-bat. After David Murphy started my first exhibition as the New York Mets against the Boston Red Sox with a blistering single…

Gossip column: Clyne, Alves, Schneiderlin, Sherwood – BBC News

Thursday, April 09, 2015

For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. TRANSFER GOSSIP Manchester United are pondering a move for Barcelona’s Dani Alves, 31, despite making Southampton’s Nathaniel Clyne, 24, their number one target for a new right-back. (Daily Mirror)  The Sun says West Brom are in for Gignac of Marseille However Clyne and his Saints…

Jeff Gordon set for FOX Sports 1 broadcast debut – FOXSports.com

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon makes his debut as a live race analyst for FOX Sports on Friday, calling the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on FOX Sports 1 (8:30 p.m. ET).   Friday’s race marks the first of two consecutive full-race appearances in the FOX Sports 1 booth for Gordon, currently in his final full year of Sprint Cup Series competition. He also…

Kelsie Crow’s death galvanizes her soccer team’s spirit – Cincinnati.com

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Photographs of Kelsie Crow, in white, with her cousin and Kolping United U17 teammate Natallie Segrist-Bellamah.(Photo: Provided/Natallie Segrist-Bellamah) The “United” in Kolping United Soccer Club has taken on new meaning since the death of 17-year-old Kelsie Crow. Kelsie, an avid soccer player and member of Kolping United Soccer Club’s Under-17 team, died after she was shot Saturday. The shooting occurred near the Melrose Family YMCA in Walnut Hills after police…

Deford: Americans Don’t Care About Major League Soccer – NPR

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

i New York Red Bulls defender Chris Duvall (third from left) reacts toward the crowd after teammate Lloyd Sam scores during an MLS soccer game against D.C. United on March 22 in Harrison, N.J. The Red Bulls won 2-0. John Minchillo/AP hide caption itoggle caption John Minchillo/AP New York Red Bulls defender Chris Duvall (third from left) reacts toward the crowd after teammate Lloyd Sam scores during an MLS soccer…

NASCAR unveils format changes for 2015 Sprint All-Star Race – NBCSports.com

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Showcasing the sport’s top talent, NASCAR announced changes for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race that will elevate the excitement of this annual classic. Race coverage is set for 7 p.m. ET, Saturday, May 16 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (FOX Sports 1, MRN Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The field will include race winners from the 2014 and 2015 seasons, as well as all former NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race winners…

College Hockey Embraces Its Role as the Marathoner of Winter Sports – New York Times

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

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Wednesday, April 08, 2015

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R.B.I. Baseball 2015 Review – Comes Up Short (PS4) – PlayStation LifeStyle

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

April 8, 2015 Written by Paulmichael Contreras   When it comes to baseball games, any PlayStation gamer knows that the King of the Diamond is  MLB: The Show. But way back in 1986, a little game developed by Namco called R.B.I. Baseball was the first to use licensed player names. The last year to see a release in the franchise was 1995. After a rest of 19 years, the series returned with…

Share “Bedlam baseball: Cowboys set Bedlam record…” – NewsOK.com

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Ah, but 18 runs — that was in play. The Cowboys charged toward — and past — that figure, eventually posting a 24-2 rout that set a record for the widest margin of victory in the series. Oklahoma State, ranked as high as No. 9 nationally, batted around twice, totaled 20 hits, four extra-base hits and nine walks, all pleasing to a big crowd of 3,111 at Allie P. Reynolds…

Hostess ‘touchdown’ baseball tweet just a clever ad ruse? – Fox News

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Home run, touchdown…same thing? (Twitter/Hostess Snacks) On Monday, the MLB celebrated opening day with 14 games across the country. But baseball fans weren’t the only people jumping for joy. Hostess cupcakes declared its love for America’s pastime with an unusual tweet that had followers scratching their heads. “It’s here and we couldn’t be filled with more sweet joy. #OpeningDay” the snack company tweeted from its Hostess Snacks account. Accompanied with the…

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball: Best Picks for April 8 – Heavy.com

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

A’s starter Scott Kazmir makes for a solid play Wednesday night vs. the Rangers. (Getty) Finding the right fantasy lineup early in the baseball season is tough to do. Weather plays a huge part and players only have a few games under their belts, so it’s a crapshoot often this soon into the year. Don’t fret the season is a long one. And there are always bargains to be had…

Deford: Americans Don’t Care About Major League Soccer – NPR

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

i New York Red Bulls defender Chris Duvall, third from the left, reacts toward the crowd after teammate Lloyd Sam scores during the second half of an MLS soccer game against D.C. United on March 22, in Harrison, N.J. The Red Bulls won 2-0. John Minchillo/AP hide caption itoggle caption John Minchillo/AP New York Red Bulls defender Chris Duvall, third from the left, reacts toward the crowd after teammate Lloyd…

Don’t Let Statistics Ruin Baseball – New York Times

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

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