BASEBALL

Baseball Executives’ Idea of Gambling: The Rule 5 Draft – New York Times »

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How Wearable Technology Got Quietly Into Major League Baseball – Forbes »

Of all the major sports, baseball has been the one most closely tied to player performance data. Whether that has been PitchFx, Statcast, or other advanced metrics that are now…

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FOOTBALL

What made 1945 Army the greatest college football team of all time – SB Nation »

Bill Connelly’s second book, The 50 Best* College Football Teams of All Time (*The most interesting, innovative, and important, anyway)…

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Fantasy Football: Players to Start in Week 14 – New York Times »

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UH hires Major Applewhite as new football coach – Chron.com »

Caption Close The Major just got a promotion. Major Applewhite, who has spent the past two seasons as offensive coordinator,…

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The Football Four Podcast on Alabama and LSU – USA TODAY »

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BOXING

Underdog Molina aims for boxing history against Joshua – ESPN (blog) »

3:49 PM ET Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment Much of the boxing hype this week has been about Andy Ruiz Jr.’s attempt to become the first boxer of Mexican descent to win a heavyweight world title when he takes on Joseph Parker on Saturday…

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Boxing: Top 10 featherweight rankings – Los Angeles Times »

A viable argument can be made that the featherweight division is boxing’s best, and the debate could be settled by the end of next month. On Saturday, World Boxing Assn. “world”champion Jesus Cuellar of Argentina defends his belt at Galen Center against former three-division world champion Abner…

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Boxing brawls, junior Joe Cole, plus Bob Paisley – This is Your Life – The Guardian »

Boxing brawls, junior Joe Cole, plus Bob Paisley – This is Your Life – The Guardian

1) Only recently unearthed on VHS and uploaded, here’s former Liverpool manager Bob Paisley being This-Is-Your-Lifed by Eamonn Andrews in 1977 – featuring guest appearances from Matt Busby, Bill Shankly and Kevin Keegan via satellite. Among other sport stars to get the red book treatment:…

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Jerome Wilson: Coma boxer ‘feared something bad might happen’ – BBC Sport »

Welterweight Wilson, 29 at the time, lies on the canvas after being knocked out by Serge Ambomo on Friday, 12 September 2014. Hear more from Jerome Wilson and about brain injuries in boxing in 5 live Boxing special, ‘A Survivor’s Story’, broadcast on Thursday 8…

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Dillian Whyte v Dereck Chisora could be CANCELLED: Boxing board set for meeting today – Express.co.uk »

Chisora, 32, and Whyte, 28, have a long-standing feud although they have never fought in a competitive bout. They are slated to top the undercard when Anthony Joshua faces Eric Molina in Manchester on Saturday. However, the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) could cancel…

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Dereck Chisora could have boxing license stripped for second time after launching table at Dillian Whyte – Mirror.co.uk »

Dereck Chisora could be stripped of his boxing licence for a second time after throwing a table at Dillian Whyte. The warring heavyweights were discussing their British title fight in Manchester yesterday when Chisora flipped the table towards his opponent. Chisora claims he was responding…

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CRICKET

A conversational, guided tour of a golden age for cricket – The Independent »

Everybody who paid attention at the time knows that English cricket was a joke in the 1990s. Humiliation followed humiliation; scandal followed scandal; batting collapse…

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Munich Cricket Club, London, pub review – Telegraph.co.uk »

I’ve been vacillating for a while over Munich Cricket Club. I knew I liked it, but was it too restauranty to be a pub? Too…

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‘Bradman’ of women’s cricket ready to light up Women’s Big Bash League – The Guardian »

She’s being hailed as the Bradman of women’s cricket and now Meg Lanning is promising yet more runs in what promises to be an explosive…

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Smith, Williamson open to international cricket league – Yahoo Sports »

Steve Smith and Kane Williamson endorsed calls for a new format to one-day international fixtures after a flat final game of the series between Australia…

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BASKETBALL Denari, Buckner Preview Basketball Day in Indiana – Pacers.com

Denari, Buckner Preview Basketball Day in Indiana – Pacers.com

As the saying goes, “In 49 states it’s just basketball, but this is Indiana.” On Saturday, the Hoosier State’s love for the game will be on full display when FOX Sports Indiana broadcasts the first-ever Basketball…

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GOLF Want a better golf swing? Train diagonally – GolfDigest.com

Want a better golf swing? Train diagonally – GolfDigest.com

The majority of gym goers exercise almost exclusively in the sagittal plane. Things like squats, rows, hammer curls, and deadlifts all are performed in the same plane, and they are good exercises for overall strength and…

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HOCKEY

Long Island on the map as a burgeoning hockey hotbed – Sports Illustrated

Hockey has come a long way in America since the opening faceoff between Yale and Johns Hopkins in 1893, the first in recorded U.S. history. The sport is now played across the country, and you…

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NFL The NFL will play more games in London in 2017 than ever before – CBSSports.com

The NFL will play more games in London in 2017 than ever before – CBSSports.com

Despite reports and concerns over low ratings for London games during the early time slot on Sundays, the NFL is forging ahead with its international series, tacking on an additional game for 2017. The league announced…

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RACING

Ford’s next Shelby Mustang is a track-only racing brute – CNET

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R is a hell of a performer on both the road and track. But if you want something a bit more hardcore, you’ll have to ditch the idea of it being legal…

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TENNIS

Australia boosts anti-corruption fight – BBC Sport

The issue of corruption dominated headlines during last year’s Australian Open Australia’s tennis association will increase prize money and has employed additional full-time investigators in an attempt to stamp out corruption. A raft of new security…

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VOLLEYBALL Badgers volleyball: Freshman Molly Haggerty has more than lived up to the hype – Madison.com

Badgers volleyball: Freshman Molly Haggerty has more than lived up to the hype – Madison.com

Wisconsin outside hitter Molly Haggerty (23) hits one past Washington St. middle blocker Taylor Mims (10) and outside hitter Hailey Bethune (20), right, during the first set of an NCCA tournament second round match at the…

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CYCLING

Cycling Never Looked So Good – Bloomberg

Cycling and fashion aren’t often associated, for a simple reason: Every day many people prove how easy it is to look ridiculous on a bike. For a moneyed minority, London cycling brand Rapha changed that years…

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