The basketball world lost a champion on and off the court in UConn and apos Tony Hanson

Hanson, drafted by the New Orleans Jazz, played professionally in Italy, France, Ireland and many years for the Mohawks before becoming a player-coach, then coach, and eventually running the entire organization, which includes numerous youth teams. Longtime NCAA assistant coach Patrick Sellers, older brother of UConn’s Rod Sellers, played at Central Connecticut, was on Jim […]

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Basketball debt case against ex Twin Silva is revived

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has revived the case of a professional basketball player seeking money from former Minnesota Twins pitcher Carlos Silva. Leon Rodgers played for the Marinos in Venezuela starting in 2012 and signed an employment agreement in 2014 to play two more seasons, with an option for a third. The […]

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Can UAE Team Emirates inspire a new cycling generation

UAE Team Emirates business manager?Mauro Gianetti discusses cycling’s growing popularity in the Gulf, and why the sport is attractive to sponsors.? When it was announced in 2017 that the UAE would have its own cycling team, the news came as little surprise. At a grassroots level the sport had experienced huge growth, while both Dubai […]

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Winter Cycling Clinic returns for second year

UK Transportation announced in a press release Monday that its second Winter Cycling Clinic will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5, starting at 4:30 p.m. in front of?Wildcat Wheels Bicycle Library. The clinic will be free, with cycling experts on-hand to share information about how to ride safely during inclement weather. They will also share information […]

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Sport Manitoba open to banning use of term midget

It’s a term which has been a part of sports leagues in the province and across the country for ages. But the word “midget” is considered derogatory and offensive to some, and now there’s a call for change to ban the term from being used in Manitoba sports. Samantha Rayburn-Trubyk, president of the Little People […]

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New GM Appointed To Cycling Southland

The Executive Committee is delighted to announce that Invercargill woman Nicola Wills, currently business development manager at Craig’s Design and Print, has been appointed Cycling Southland general manager. Nicola will start on January 14. Cycling Southland president Reece McDonald said a robust process was undertaken to identify the right person for the role and Nicola […]

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The ultimate cycling Christmas gift guide 2018

Rapha designed the weekend bag to store shoes, helmet and kit while conforming to most airline carry-on limits. Away from the cycling the bag also features a laptop sleeve, two easily accessible end pockets and a smaller pocket for valuables. The shoulder strap is removable and the bag also features a large pocket to the […]

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Australian cycling group back pedals to oppose mandatory helmets

Australia’s largest cycling lobby group has called for mandatory helmet laws to be scrapped, overturning its decades-long support for the policy. Bicycle Network said in a position paper released on Thursday that Australia’s laws were “out of step” with the rest of the world and had failed to reduce bike fatalities, while cycling participation throughout […]

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College basketball picks

The Tulane Green Wave host the Georgia State Panthers for a Wednesday college basketball matinee tipping at 1 p.m. ET. The Panthers are favored by 3.5 points in the latest Georgia State vs. Tulane odds, with the over-under for total points scored set at 146.5. The Panthers are seeking a return trip to the NCAA […]

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Team of the autumn internationals

Will always keep opponents interested but no one on the planet has better footwork. Israel Folau runs him close although his old testament attitudes hardly help his case to be included in a world team. Early days but has already made a serious impression at Twickenham. Along with Fiji’s Josua Tuisova, he could go on […]

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Gunpowder and beer

Triangular paper pouches filled with gunpowder are placed on the tejo board.Courtesy ProColombiaRelated contentJam-packed Colombian island running out of roomYadira Ramírez owns a tejo hall in Bogotá, Colombia’s capital city. Courtesy ProColombiaRelated content13 of the best things to do in ColombiaTejo is traditionally accompanied by friends and beer, but some players would like it to […]

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Philip Deignan retires from professional cycling

Irish cyclist Philip Deignan has announced his retirement from the sport after 14 years racing as a professional. The Letterkenny man represented Ireland at the Olympic games, raced in 10 Grand Tours, claiming a ninth placed finish in the 2009 Vuelta – bagging a stage victory on the way. The 35-year-old raced for Team Sky […]

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Do not waste our money on this cycling madness

Small irony in Julie Anne Genter’s first day back at work from having a baby, is she used NZTA to spend some more of our money. You know NZTA? The agency currently under investigation for not doing their jobs around warrants. That same agency handed out millions on bike programmes. Julie Anne, in a fit […]

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Brown University basketball team welcomes new recruit

Mary Hillman drove her son Christian Berardi to Brown University for draft day; that’s what the two had been calling it. Christian, who is 7, would be signing his commitment to join the Ivy school’s basketball team. He was born so prematurely he’d been fighting medical challenges his whole life. And that’s what this was […]

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Taranto to bid for 2025 Med Games

(ANSA) – Rome, November 27 – The government on Tuesday approved Taranto’s bid for the 2025 Mediterranean Games, Minister for the South Barbara Lezzi said. Lezzi made the announcement after a meeting at the premier’s office with the mayor of the Puglia port city, Rinaldo Melucci, Asset General Manager Elio Sannicandro, and 5-Star Movement (M5S) […]

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Iowa basketball broadcasters unsuspecting

IOWA CITY — Comments the Iowa men’s basketball radio broadcast team of Gary Dolphin and Bob Hansen thought were off-air were heard by a segment of their audience Tuesday night, and a written statement by Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta was the result. “I have been aware that our Learfield Sports broadcast team was heard […]

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Ecommerce Product Content Executive

Ecommerce Product Content Executive High-end cycling product distributor Saddleback is looking for a new Ecommerce Product Content Executive to join its growing ecommerce team, giving the opportunity to write content for some of cycling’s leading performance brands including Castelli, Troy Lee Designs and Sidi. The role will suit someone looking to build on their first […]

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Game time TV Channel how to watch online

The Georgia Bulldogs will be looking to get back to their winning ways on Tuesday when they host the Kennesaw State Owls. Below you can find information on the game time, TV Channel and how to watch the game online. Georgia enters Tuesday with a 3-3 record and on a two-game losing streak. The Georgia […]

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Sport Management Collaborates with NCS4 in Sport Facility and Event Management Class

The University of Southern Mississippi Sport Management program collaborated with the National Center for Spectator Sport Safety & Security (NCS4) in its Sport Facility and Event Management class this fall semester that enabled undergraduate students to become more aware of the center’s goals and objectives. Additionally, the teaching opportunity provided NCS4 an opportunity to evaluate […]

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Irish to Wrap Up Home Stretch With Illinois

Things are looking up for Notre Dame Men’s Basketball. Everything is clicking at the right time, but Mike Brey’s squad is about to be tested. The upcoming schedule includes Illinois, Oklahoma, UCLA and Purdue. With two neutral site games and one away, Illinois becomes the last of seven home games to open up the season […]

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For the newly ranked Maryland basketball team

The early indications are good, but you can say that about a lot of major conference teams, since most of them pile up wins against unheralded opponents during the early part of their nonconference schedules. Coach Mark Turgeon has probably taken advantage of that option to a fault during his tenure at Maryland, but there […]

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Chattanooga Athletics

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team returns home to host instate foe UT Martin Wednesday night at the McKenzie Arena. Purchase tickets now at GoMocs.com. CANNED FOOD DRIVE Bring a canned food item to the Mocs’ game against UT Martin and have the opportunity to purchase a ticket for half price. GAMEDAY […]

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James Hird hit by car while cycling in Richmond

James Hird has been taken to hospital after he was hit by a car while cycling in Melbourne’s inner suburbs. It’s understood the former AFL star was cycling in the bike lane on Burnley Street near Palmer Street in Richmond on Wednesday afternoon when the collision occurred. Hird, 45, was was helped by two bystanders, […]

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RFU to cut investment in the sport for last year

he Rugby Football Union is slashing overall investment in the sport by up to £13million after a grim financial report confirmed revenue around the English game has fallen for a second consecutive year. The governing body invested a record £107.7million in the English game over the past 12 months, but has predicted “growing uncertainty” and […]

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Fantasy Basketball Week 7 Schedule Primer

The Hashtag Basketball Week 7 Schedule Primer is here, and now that the Thanksgiving holiday has passed the NBA returns to a more regular schedule. With plenty of information to unpack, let us jump right into it. Tips for the week: 11 teams play four games in Week 7. There are three teams that have […]

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Frog Bikes agrees 2 year partnership with Welsh Cycling

Frog bikes have partnered with Welsh Cycling in a bid to make cycling more accessible to all. The children’s bike manufacturer will join Welsh Cycling at a number of family cycling events, to give kids and their siblings the opportunity to see what cycling is all about. The scheduled events cover disciplines in cross-country mountain […]

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The best of Marc Aspland pictures this week

There were many photographers in attendance for the friendly between Brazil and Cameroon at stadium:mk for one reason: Neymar. During the official team line-up for the national anthems I noticed not one photographer was interested in the Cameroon players while there was predictable pushing and shoving to be in pole position for the Brazilian captain. […]

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Resignation of Pacific Games director explained

A breakdown in the working relationship with the chief executive (CEO) of the Samoa Pacific Games Office, Falefata Hele Matatia, led to the resignation of the director of the Organising Committee, Aveau Niko Palamo, the sports minister says. The former Samoa Olympic Committee boss Aveau was appointed in May. The sports minister and chair of […]

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How an NHL mascot became an antifa hero

Last week, a headline on neo-Nazi site the Daily Stormer read like something from an alternate universe: “Alt-Right Icon Gritty Seeks to Follow Adolf Hitler’s Footsteps and Become Time’s 2018 Man Of The Year”. It was at least the third piece the site has posted in the last month proclaiming Gritty – the googly-eyed, giant, […]

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North Carolina State named Team of the Week

After moving up to the 13th spot in the latest Associated Press top-25 rankings to start the week, North Carolina State lived up to the lofty ranking and improved its record to 6-0. The Wolfpack picked up wins against previously undefeated Michigan State and George Washington to claim the Riviera Division Championship at the 2018 […]

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Pat Jonker Returns To The Heartland

As a young cyclist growing up in Adelaide I clearly recall my father saying: “Son, if you want to someday become a professional rider you’ll first have to go to Flanders and learn the trade.” So I did. There I was, a naive 17-year-old, racing as a junior in Flanders during the late 1980s. I […]

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Gender equality in sport

Change is being driven from the ground up, but sports bosses believe more women are needed in leadership to champion equality in sport. One of the big changes that Minister of Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson wants to see is gender equality on sports sector boards. The goal is backed by Sport NZ, which is […]

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South Carolina basketball starter to have knee surgery

South Carolina basketball returned from Thanksgiving break to bad news. USC announced Monday, prior to tip-off with Wofford, that sophomore swingman Justin Minaya is out “indefinitely” with a right knee injury. It was suffered during practice Sunday. The school announced Tuesday that Minaya will have surgery this week. He’ll begin rehab immediately and is not […]

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7 of the best running books to curl up with this winter

When it’s cold and wet outside, a runner’s motivation can easily wane. The lure of the couch along with back-to-back Christmas films and endless amounts of chocolates can be enough. Factor in the grey skies and miserable weather, and those good intentions to get moving can fast disappear. If you’re struggling to lace up your […]

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England

Keaton Jennings’ outstanding 146* set up the crucial series-opening win in Galle, though he struggled thereafter. He won the dubious award of fielding at short leg for his career after a run of sensational catches off the spinners. Grade: B A start. The debutant did not really fail but he did not really succeed either. […]

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College Basketball Recap

(KMAland) — Here’s the rundown from regional college basketball action from Tuesday, November 27th. MEN: No. 14 Iowa (6-0) held off a tough push from Pittsburgh in a 69-68 victory as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Joe Wieskamp had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Nicholas Baer came off the bench to scored 16 […]

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Bennett claims top honour at Cycling Ireland awards

Sam Bennett won the International Performance of the Year at the Cycling Ireland Annual Awards on Saturday night. The 28-year-old from Carrick-On-Suir was among 14 award winners as feats in cycling, both domestically and internationally, across road, off-road, track, and leisure was marked at the event in Dublin. Bennett first took to the stage to […]

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Kayo Sports launches with incredible reception

We had a good run, but nobody could have seen this coming. The start of summer used to mean the beginning of the social season — Christmas parties, barbecues and beers in the sun. These were a few of my favourite things. Unfortunately, I have to hereby announce my unavailability for the rest of summer […]

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