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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Sport is to brighten our lives

his past week, I bought something for nine pence. It felt something of an achievement, even in a charity shop. Perhaps the manager of this one didn’t see much value in sport or perhaps she cared about it so passionately that it inspired her to rare feats of generosity. Either way, the cricket books on […]

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NESN

Doc Rivers has been around long enough to know a smart basketball player when he sees one. The Los Angeles Clippers bench boss has coached a plethora of talent over the years including Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Blake Griffin and Chris Paul, to name a few. He even helped coach the 2007-8 Celtics […]

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Funding approved for cycling and walking routes

Funding has been approved for a number of cycling and walking routes around the country, as well as an 18-acre park in Co Wexford. The Department of Rural and Community Development announced that more than €8 million has been approved for 18 projects under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. The projects include a walking/cycle track […]

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Basketball Notebook

How to Watch/Listen Patriot League Men’s Basketball This Week The Patriot League’s 10 programs will play 18 games this week with 12 games on the Patriot League Network (PLN), including Saturday’s Monmouth at Bucknell tilt that will also be featured on Stadium. The Hawks and Bison will be available on Twitter (@WatchStadium), Facebook Watch and […]

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Who belongs in the Everyday Cycling Hall of Fame

The world of mountain biking has had a hall of fame since 1988. Road cycling has a few of them, including a UK-centric one from British Cycling – and now a new international one from Rouleur magazine launching on Thursday. But, to the best of my knowledge, transportation cycling has never had one. Nature abhors […]

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On Running in the City as a Woman

In his beloved book What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami appraises a group of girls who run past him: “Most of these girls are small, slim, have on maroon Harvard-logo outfits, blond hair in a ponytail, and brand-new iPods, and they run like the wind. You can definitely feel a […]

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Kayo sports streaming service launches in Australia

OVER 50 SPORTS, LIVE AND ON DEMAND CLICK HERE FOR FREE TRIAL Kayo Sports, dubbed ‘the Netflix of sports,’ officially launched in Australia yesterday to overwhelmingly positive online reviews from sports-mad viewers who are keen to stream video from headline sports including AFL, NRL, rugby league, A-League, tennis, and Formula 1. With more than 50 […]

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UNCW Men Basketball rolls past rival ECU

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–It was a big night offensively for UNCW Men’s Basketball, as the Seahawks had five players in double figures taking down ECU, 95-86. Jeantal Cylla continues to impress for UNCW since the start of the Battle in the Blue Ridge. On Tuesday night the transfer had a team high 20 points to go […]

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Ancient Korean sport receives joint UNESCO award

A sport that has been enjoyed for thousands of years in the Korean Peninsula has just received a joint UNESCO listing. Ssireum or traditional Korean wrestling is the first cultural activity practised by both North and South Koreas to get the award. Al Jazeera’s U-Jean Jung reports from Andong, South Korea.

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Fantasy Basketball

No one scores on every shot they take. Not every arrow hits the bullseye. You don’t need a touchdown on every play. Insert additional overused-yet-accurate sports analogies here. Some weeks, Pascal Siakam is available on waivers. But most of the time, you’re lucky if you can find an E’Twaun Moore. Some weeks, the waiver wire […]

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Fitbits go the distance in running study

La Trobe University researchers have put one of the world’s most popular activity trackers to the test. Denise Jones, Joanne Kemp and colleagues from La Trobe Sports and Exercise Medicine tested the accuracy of the Fitbit Flex for recording steps at moderate to high speeds, with the help of a group of Melbourne runners. Dr […]

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Groups seek greater acceptance of cycling

Samson Folarin Two groups, Sustainable Cycling Foundation and Cycology Riding Club, have asked more Nigerians to embrace cycling as a recreational activity. A statement on Wednesday said leaders of the groups spoke while announcing the 2018 Lagos City Criterium scheduled for December 1, 2018, at the Dolphin Estate loop, Ikoyi. The Lagos City Criterium is […]

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UAA Women Basketball continues to climb in polls

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – The climb continues for the University of Alaska Anchorage Women’s basketball team, ranked No. 4 in the latest Women’s Basketball Coaches Association polls, and No. 3 in the Div. II Conference Commissioners Association poll. The UAA women have beaten their first six opponents by a combined 110 points, and are with the […]

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UMass basketball is on a learning curve right now

Launching some college basketball thoughts from beyond the arc while waiting eagerly for Southeastern Kentucky State’s first road game (it’s Jan. 8). UMass may have lost to sixth-ranked Nevada, 110-87, in a tournament final in Las Vegas but the Minutemen impressed Eric Musselman, the Wolfpack’s coach. “UMass is going to beat a lot of people,’’ […]

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The most scrutinized position

Well, the common thread among the five of them, because they’re very diverse in terms of their career paths, is, they’re all very smart. And I need — I need smart in these books, because I need guys who are willing and able to share the kind of details and insight that I’m looking for […]

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Basketball great Tony Hanson dead at 63

His first big moment, as a freshman in 1974, Hanson came off the bench to score 22 points in an upset win at Syracuse – this was before the Big East was formed. In four seasons as UConn, Hanson, 6 feet 5, scored 1,990 points, still third in program history, and averaged 26 points as […]

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we underestimated these 7 college basketball teams

The preseason AP poll generally does a good job of forecasting what’s to come in the college basketball season. But there are always teams that outperform expectations. Here are seven schools that are better than we thought coming into the year. Michigan The Wolverines were ranked 19th in the preseason AP poll and are up […]

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