World Sports

Even sports news in North Korea is bizarre – USA TODAY

Monday, April 24, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share President Xi Jinping said he hopes all sides will “refrain from taking any action that will aggravate tensions on the Peninsula.” Video provided by Newsy Newslook North Korea lost all three matches in the 2010 World Cup before returning home.(Photo: Luca Bruno, AP) War games, whether in the form of military strategizing or parading nuclear weaponry as a show of force, are not really games at…

Jonah Keri sitdown with Justin Trudeau: Canada’s Prime Minister talks sports, immigration, Montreal and more – CBSSports.com

Monday, April 24, 2017

The prime minister of Canada is a hugger. Justin Trudeau and I had just wrapped up an hourlong interview in a high-ceiling sitting room across the street from Parliament. I thanked him for his time and was about to start collecting my stuff to walk out, when the PM took a step toward me, and offered an embrace. It was part bro-hug, part “the pleasure was all mine” gesture. I…

The ultimate guide to 3 wild days of Philly sports – Philly.com

Monday, April 24, 2017

From colonial times to the present, Philadelphians have loved to play. From street corners to rec centers, country clubs to ball fields, and even in the stands, the city’s residents and teams are known for their passion. And this week in Philadelphia is a sports fan’s dream, with the conflux of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Penn Relays,…

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…

The 15 best sports for burning calories – Business Insider

Monday, April 24, 2017

Mike Ehrmann/GettyImages Sports are a great way to get in some exercise. And while burning calories isn’t the only measure of an exercise’s value, the number can tell you something about how hard you’re working your body. The important caveat here is that exercising on its own actually doesn’t do much to make you lose weight. Sports get your heart going, which can help you live longer. But if you want to…

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,…

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,…

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…

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…

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.”

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…

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…