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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:29:39 -0400

10ThingstoSeeSports - Crystal Palace's Fraizer Campbell, left, competes for the ball with Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois during their English Premier League soccer match at Selhurst Park, London, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.


Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:43:25 -0500

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings arrives for a court hearing on charges of child abuse with his wife Ashley Brown at the Montgomery County Courthouse on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, TexasAdrian Peterson expressed remorse for injuring his 4-year-old son with a switch but said people shouldn't put him in the same category as Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice. Rice was caught on videotape punching his then fiancee in the face in an Atlantic City hotel elevator and knocking her out cold. The Minnesota running back also vowed never to use a switch on his children again and said he is not sure if his return to football will be with the Vikings or another National Football League team. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Tuesday that Peterson would be suspended indefinitely without pay after pleading no contest to a charge of misdemeanor reckless assault for striking his son in May.


Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:34:18 -0500
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Unheralded Queenslander Michael Wright broke clear of a logjam atop the Australian Masters leaderboard to take a two-shot lead after the second round on Friday, while double defending champion Adam Scott battled hard to keep in touch. Scott shot a four-under 68 on a glorious afternoon at Melbourne's Metropolitan Golf Club, but the world number two remained six strokes off the pace and behind a lengthy list of local tour grafters. ...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:48:08 -0500

NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders(Reuters) - The Oakland Raiders earned their first win in more than a year on Thursday as rookie quarterback Derek Carr rallied the team with a late scoring drive to stun division rivals Kansas City 24-20. With the Raiders (1-10) trailing 20-17 in the fourth quarter, Carr marched the team 80 yards downfield in a drive that took seven minutes off the clock and culminated with a nine-yard touchdown pass to James Jones. ...


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:12:12 -0500

Julieta Granada of Paraguay plays a shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club on November 20, 2014 in Naples, FloridaParaguay golfer Julieta Granada fired a first-round, six-under 66 for a two-shot lead at the season-ending LPGA Tour Championship. The 28-year-old Granada, who has not won on the LPGA Tour since capturing the 2006 ADT Championship, posted her lowest opening-round score of the year. "It was a fun day today," said Granada, who finished tied for fifth at this year's Women's British Open. Sandra Gal is alone in second place at four-under 68 at Tiburon Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort.


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:55:42 -0500
By Larry Fine (Reuters) - The National Football League game between the New York Jets and the homestanding Bills will be shifted from Buffalo to Detroit on Monday due to the heavy snow that has paralyzed the area, the league said on Thursday. "Due to public safety concerns in light of the ongoing weather emergency in western New York, Sunday's Jets-Bills game has been rescheduled to Monday night at 7 p.m. ET (0000 GMT) and relocated to Ford Field in Detroit," the NFL said in a statement. ...
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:56:05 -0500

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during a game against the Green Bay Packers in Minneapolis, Minnesota on December 30, 2013The NFL Players Association has filed an appeal of commissioner Roger Goodell's suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for violation of the league's personal conduct policy. In a letter sent to the commissioner's office Thursday, the union accused Goodell and the NFL of denying Peterson due process and called for the case to be heard by an independent arbitrator. "Given the intense criticism that you and the League office have faced from NFL business partners, Congress, the media, NFL fans and the public at large, and the public pronouncements and commitments you have personally made in response to this criticism, it is clear that you have, by your actions, rendered yourself evidently partial and biased in this matter," the letter read.


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:27:07 -0500
(Reuters) - Sunday's National Football League game between the New York Jets and the homestanding Bills will not be played in Buffalo due to the heavy snow that has hit western New York, the league announced on Thursday. The contest will be rescheduled and relocated as part of the current week of games, with the date and location to be determined, the NFL said. The NFL decision came after the National Hockey League announced that Friday's game between the Buffalo Sabres and the visiting New York Rangers had been postponed due to the snow. ...
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:07:47 -0500

Pedestrians walks a snow-covered street following an autumn snow storm in LackawannaBy Ellen Wulfhorst (Reuters) - Fresh snow fell on Thursday in snowbound western New York, where longtime residents described the blast of winter weather as the worst in memory. At least eight deaths were blamed on the storm. Some areas of New York state along the Great Lakes had nearly 2 feet (60 cm) of new snow on top of accumulations as high as 5 feet (1.5 metres) from earlier in the week. The National Weather Service said parts of the region could expect 3 feet (9O cm) more snow before skies clear on Friday. "I've been in a lot of snowstorms, and this is by far the worst. ...


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:46:06 -0500
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Friday's National Hockey League game between the Buffalo Sabres and the visiting New York Rangers has been postponed due to heavy snow in the Buffalo area, the league said on Thursday. A makeup date has yet to be set. The NHL announcement came as the National Football League was considering contingency plans for Sunday's scheduled game in Buffalo between the Bills and New York Jets. "Public safety is the first priority," NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told Reuters in an e-mail. "We have been in discussions regarding potential alternatives. ...
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:50:10 -0500

NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Los Angeles LakersBy Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jason Collins said Thursday he would rather be remembered as a good teammate than as the first openly gay player in the four major American sports. Collins, an aggressive, seven-foot center who played for six teams during a 13-year National Basketball Association career, announced his retirement on Wednesday at the age of 35. "I would like my legacy to be that Jason Collins was a good teammate," he told Reuters in a telephone interview. "He would sacrifice for the team, someone who, on the defensive end, would go out there and give the hard foul. ...


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:55:36 -0500

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot from the third tee during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship in DubaiBy Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy rattled in six birdies in an opening round six-under 66 at the DP World Tour Championship on Thursday as he showed no signs of rustiness from a six-week break to share a one-shot lead with Ireland's Shane Lowry. World number one McIlroy started in blistering fashion. He sank a 12-foot birdie on the opening hole and picked up a shot on the second after a misjudged eagle attempt. ...


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:04:22 -0500
Nov 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour World Tour Championship at the par-72 course on Thursday in Dubai 66 Shane Lowry (Ireland) 66 Rory McIlroy (Britain) 66 67 Thorbjorn Olesen (Denmark) 67 Richie Ramsay (Britain) 67 68 Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 68 Emiliano Grillo (Argentina) 68 69 Edoardo Molinari (Italy) 69 Danny Willett (Britain) 69 Ross Fisher (Britain) 69 Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 69 Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 69 70 Lee Westwood (Britain) 70 George Coetzee (South Africa) 70 Jonas Blixt (Sweden) 70 Joost Luiten (Netherlands) 70 Kristoffer Broberg (Sweden) 70 ...
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:37:21 -0500

Mardan Mamat of Singapore hits the ball out of the bunker at the 15th hole during the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic Malaysia golf tournament in Kuala LumpurMANILA (Reuters) - Singaporean Mardan Mamat boosted his chances of retaining his Asian Tour card for next season by making light of the strong winds to leap into a share of the lead at the Manila Masters after Thursday's first round. The 47-year-old fired eight birdies in a seven-under-par round of 65 to share the lead at the $1 million event with Japan's Daisuke Kataoka, 21 years his junior. ...


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:13:51 -0500
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rhein Gibson's astonishing 55 at an Oklahoma golf course etched his name in the Guiness World Records but the unheralded Australian pro is determined to cast off the tag of "one-hit wonder". Gibson's 2012 round of 16-under at River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond, Oklahoma, was confirmed as the lowest 18-hole score last year, an unforgettable feat for a 28-year-old who has grafted mostly in lower-tier competitions in the United States and Asia. ...
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:11:55 -0500

Scott of Australia tees off on the third hole during the third round of the WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament in ShanghaiBy Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Steven Bowditch shot a five-under 67 for a share of the lead after the first round of the Australian Masters in Melbourne on Thursday, upstaging headline act Adam Scott who struggled to cope with windy conditions. Bowditch, who celebrated his maiden U.S. Tour win at the Texas Open in March, rolled in four birdies and an eagle in mostly foul conditions at Metropolitan Golf Club before ruing a missed tap-in putt on the 18th that cost him the outright lead. ...


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:48:55 -0500

Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers puts pressure on Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs at Quicken Loans Arena on November 19, 2014 in Cleveland, OhioThe San Antonio Spurs continued their success over LeBron James-led teams by edging the Cleveland Cavaliers 92-90 behind Tim Duncan's double double and a key forced turnover by Manu Ginobili. Duncan delivered 19 points and 10 rebounds and Boris Diaw also scored 19 points on Wednesday for San Antonio who posted their fifth victory in the last six games. The Spurs literally snatched the victory from the James' hands Wednesday as they forced the Cleveland star to commit a turnover on the Cavs' final possession of the game. The Spurs defeated James and the Miami Heat in five games to claim last season's NBA title.


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:43:10 -0500

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits his tee shot on the fourth hole during the final day of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf on October 15, 2014 in Southampton, BermudaWorld number one Rory McIlroy may have already won the Race to Dubai crown, but there is a lot at stake this week at the $8 million DP World Tour Championship, which starts at the Earth course of Jumeirah Golf Estates Thursday. The top-60 players on the European Tour's year-long Race to Dubai standings have qualified for the season-ending tournament, and that includes the four Europeans in the top-10 of the world rankings –- McIlroy, number four Henrik Stenson, number six Sergio Garcia and number seven Justin Rose. McIlroy, who won two majors among his four titles this year, is leading the Race to Dubai by 2,726,514 points, which means his position on top is insurmountable with only 1,666,600 points on offer to the winner this week. While that assured him of the lion's share of the bonus pool ($1.25 million out of $5 million), there is a chance for someone among the 59 other players to win the tournament and walk away with a cheque of $2.13 million ($1.33million for the winner of the tournament and an $800,000 bonus for finishing second in the Race to Dubai) on Sunday evening.


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:37:51 -0500
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Nov 20 (Reuters) - World number two Adam Scott gritted his teeth in foul conditions for golf on Thursday, scratching out a one-over 73 in the first round of the Australian Masters to be six strokes behind clubhouse leaders Michael Wright and Stephen Allan. Bidding for an unprecedented third successive title in the A$1 million ($860,000) event, Scott fumed as hot, northerly winds turned Melbourne's Metropolitan Golf Club into a suburban dust-bowl, while his putter refused to cooperate. ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:54:44 -0500

Jason Collins (C) of the Brooklyn Nets during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on February 23, 2014Jason Collins, who became the National Basketball Association's first openly gay player, retired aged 35 but vowed he would continue the fight to make US sports more tolerant. Collins, who played 22 games for the Brooklyn Nets last year, announced his decision on Wednesday in an article for Sports Illustrated, writing that "basketball saved me". Collins was not on an NBA roster this season. Collins said he would encourage other gay athletes in North America's professional sports to come out.


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:49:35 -0500

Jeffery Taylor of the Charlotte Bobcats reacts after a play during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers on November 30, 2012 in Charlotte, North CarolinaCharlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was slapped with a 24-game suspension by the NBA on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a domestic violence charge. It comes amid increased awareness of off-field issues that have tarnished the reputation of US sport, sparked by the Ray Rice case in the National Football League. "This suspension is necessary to protect the interests of the NBA and the public's confidence in it," Silver said. Last month, Taylor pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property.


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:36:49 -0500
By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was suspended 24 games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday after pleading guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property. Taylor had been on paid leave since the start of the National Basketball Association season, missing 11 games, and he will have to sit out the next 13 games. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the 25-year-old Taylor, in his third season in the league, will suffer a financial penalty equal to 24 games. ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:16:07 -0500

A football helmet's health warning sticker is pictured between a U.S. flag and the number 55, in memory of former student and NFL player Junior Seau, as the Oceanside Pirates high school football team prepares for their Friday night game in OceansideBy Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Lawyers for the NFL and a class of retired players defended a proposed multimillion-dollar settlement for concussions sustained while playing football during a court hearing on Wednesday, while critics called the deal inadequate. Most of the 20,000 former players involved in the class-action lawsuit back the deal, which provides payments of up to $5 million to those with the most serious neurological impairments. U.S. ...


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:48:06 -0500

Seattle Seahawks running back Lynch stands on sideline at their NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football practice in East Rutherford(Reuters) - Seattle Seahawks media-shy running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $50,000 for not speaking to reporters after Sunday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, according to a report on the NFL's website on Wednesday. The violation of the NFL's media policy caused a double-hit to Lynch's pocketbook since the NFL will also collect a $50,000 fine imposed for violations of the media policy last season but held in abeyance in anticipation of future cooperation. All told, Lynch will be docked $100,000. ...


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:24:06 -0500

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins reacts during a game against the New York Mets at Marlins Park on September 2, 2014 in Miami, FloridaGiancarlo Stanton says he spent many sleepless nights pondering his long-term commitment to the Miami Marlins who signed the slugger to the largest contract in North American sports history on Wednesday. He finished runner-up to pitcher Clayton Kershaw for National League MVP honours after a superb 2014 Major League Baseball season that included an NL-best 37 homers and a career-high 105 runs batted in. Now we have the cornerstone," said Marlins' president Michael Hill.


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:29:46 -0500

MLB: Giancarlo Stanton Press ConferenceBy Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Giancarlo Stanton's record deal with the Major League Baseball's Miami Marlins is the biggest contract in American sports but the slugger says he doesn't feel like he has won the lottery. The outfielder's deal is for $325 million over 13 years but he won't be instantly among the sport's top earners with reports suggesting the contract is heavily backloaded and ESPN saying he may earn $6.5 million next season. ...


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:38:44 -0500

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Minnesota VikingsBy Larry Fine (Reuters) - The National Football League believes the Adrian Peterson child punishment case has an important ripple-effect, but his lawyer insists Commissioner Roger Goodell is making the Minnesota Vikings running back a scapegoat. NFL executive vice president and general counsel Jeff Pash on Wednesday defended Goodell's decision to suspend Peterson for at least the rest of the season for an "incident of abusive discipline" on his 4-year-old son. ...


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:49:09 -0500

MLB: Miami Marlins at Los Angeles AngelsBy Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - The Miami Marlins completed the signing of slugging outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to a record 13-year, $325 million deal on Wednesday, the most lucrative player contract in U.S. professional sports history. "Everyone wants to talk about the record-breaking deal….but I want records on the field, I want to do things on the field and that’s what it is all about," two-time All-Star Stanton told a news conference. "This isn’t a lottery ticket and peace out. This is the start of new work and a new job for this city. ...


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:28:18 -0500

NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Los Angeles LakersBy Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in the four major North American team sports, announced his retirement from the National Basketball Association on Wednesday. Collins, 35, announced he was gay at the end of the 2012–13 season and did not play again until Feb. 23, 2014, when he signed with the Brooklyn Nets. "In order to understand why I am so lucky to be sitting here today as a person who is finally comfortable in his own skin, you need to understand how basketball saved me," he said in a column on ThePlayersTribune.com. ...


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:01:54 -0500

PGA: US PGA Championship-Final RoundBy Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Henrik Stenson hopes his final round birdie blitz in Turkey last weekend bodes well for his defense of Europe's season-ending $8 million DP World Tour Championship, which starts on Thursday. Last year, the 38-year-old romped to a six-stroke victory at Dubai’s Earth course that also saw him top the European money list, capping a stellar year in which he also won the U.S. PGA Tour's end-of-season FedExCup. Stenson has yet to win a tournament this year, but if his final round in Belek is anything to go by, he may be finding form at just the right time. ...


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:53:48 -0500
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates has urged Tokyo to consider moving more events to venues outside the capital, including one hundreds of kilometers away, in a bid to rein in spending for the 2020 Summer Games. Rising labor and construction costs have forced Tokyo to rethink its plans for 10 venues it intended to build for the Games, contravening its promise that virtually all events would take place within 8 km (5 miles) of the Olympic village - one of the key points in its successful hosting bid. ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:55:55 -0500

Scott of Australia tees off on the third hole during the third round of the WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament in ShanghaiBy Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Midway through a trial of caddies, Adam Scott cannot help but feel the absence of former bag-man Steve Williams, who would have been an asset in his bid to win a third successive Australian Masters title, the world number two said. Scott will work with seasoned caddie David Clark at Melbourne's Metropolitan Golf Club this week as he seeks to become the tournament's first 'three-peat' winner while warming up for his showdown with world number one Rory McIlroy at the Australian Open in Sydney next week. ...


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:20:33 -0500

Australia's Adam Scott tees off during the WGC-HSBC Champions Golf tournament in Shanghai on November 7, 2014Adam Scott said Wednesday he was putting aside thoughts of next week's showdown with world number one Rory McIlroy as he chases a third straight win in this week's Australian Masters. The Australian world number two missed a chance for a perfect end to 2013 when he bogeyed the final hole of last year's Australian Open at Royal Sydney, with the Northern Irishman holing a giant birdie putt to win. World golf's top two will resume their rivalry in Sydney next week, but first Scott will defend his Australian Masters title at Melbourne's Metropolitan course, starting on Thursday. Scott, the 2013 US Masters champion, is vying to become the first golfer to claim three successive Australian Masters gold jackets.


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:18:09 -0500
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Midway through a trial of caddies, Adam Scott cannot help but feel the absence of former bag-man Steve Williams, who would have been an asset in his bid to win a third successive Australian Masters title, the world number two said. Scott will work with seasoned caddie David Clark at Melbourne's Metropolitan Golf Club this week as he seeks to become the tournament's first 'three-peat' winner while warming up for his showdown with world number one Rory McIlroy at the Australian Open in Sydney next week. ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:11:10 -0500

Japan's pitcher Otani, who both pitches and hits for the Nippon Ham Fighters, attends a practice session before an exhibition baseball game against U.S. MLB All-Stars in TokyoBy Junko Fujita SAPPORO Japan (Reuters) - Shohei Otani has made waves in Japan by throwing strikes and smashing home runs for the Nippon Ham Fighters, but the 'Double Sworded Samurai' may have to give up one of his weapons if he is to realize his dream of making it big in Major League Baseball. In his second season with the Fighters, the lanky right hander won a team-best 11 games with two shutouts, throwing 160 kph (100mph) fastballs and recording a 2.61 earned run average. The 20-year-old's prowess with the bat has also been a boon for the Fighters. ...


Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:25:03 -0500
By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) - Tennessee police said they are investigating allegations that two University of Tennessee football players raped a 19-year-old woman at an off-campus apartment complex in Knoxville over the weekend. Alexander Johnson and Michael Williams were identified in a Knoxville police report on Tuesday as suspects in a "forcible rape" that the woman reported early on Sunday. Williams was accused of sexually assaulting another 19-year-old woman early on Sunday. ...
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:14:46 -0500

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant (R) and Atlanta Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha during their game at Philips Arena on November 18, 2014Kobe Bryant scored 28 points and passed the 32,000-point mark for his NBA career to spark the Los Angeles Lakers over the host Atlanta Hawks 114-109. The Lakers, who snapped a four-game losing streak, recorded their first road triumph of the season and only their second triumph in 11 starts while the Hawks fell to 5-5 in the young campaign with their first loss in five home games. NBA scoring leader Bryant made 10-of-18 shots and added four rebounds, three assists and a steal for the Lakers, finishing on 32,001 points with a 3-point play off his final jump shot. The total puts Bryant 291 points behind Michael Jordan for third on the all-time NBA scoring list.


Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:43:30 -0500

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings arrives for a court hearing on charges of child abuse with his wife Ashley Brown at the Montgomery County Courthouse on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, TexasMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was banned for the rest of the 2014 season as NFL chiefs accused the star of showing no remorse for beating his four-year-old son with a tree branch. National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said the league will not consider reinstating Peterson before April 15 of next year and ordered him to undergo counseling, therapy and treatment.


Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:34:23 -0500

Boo Weekley of the U.S. putts during the second round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in HoylakeBy Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Playing golf in Australia is no different to playing at home with friends while throwing back a few beers, according to Boo Weekley, who plans to spend time fishing Down Under after battling Adam Scott at the Australian Masters. The laid-back American will appear at all three of the nation's marquee tournaments, and after playing the Masters in Melbourne, will head to Sydney for next week's Australian Open before finishing off on the Gold Coast at the Australian PGA Championship. ...


Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:26:22 -0500

Tiger Woods of the U.S. reacts after finishing his play in the first round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville(Reuters) - Tiger Woods has lashed out at veteran golf writer Dan Jenkins for penning a fake satirical interview with the 14-times major winner, describing the parody as "a grudge-fueled piece of character assassination". Jenkins, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2011, wrote the piece for Golf Digest and among various topics he took aim at Woods' reputation as a bad tipper, his failed marriage and his six-year title drought in the majors. ...


Sat, 08 Nov 2014 05:56:16 -0800
From The Analytical Distance Runner.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:49:56 -0800
Junior running back Wit Marcelin has been a force on the ground, once again, for the Division III Rowan Profs.
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 12:11:10 -0800
Sorrick wins in his first-ever half marathon; Denver's Jenn Berry is top woman finisher among sold out field of more than 18,000 runners.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:55:29 -0700
State Sen. Richard Codey plans to introduce a bill that would require high school athletes to certify that they were not recruited by their school. Codey said he was moved to act after reading recent stories in The Record that chronicled the allegations that former football standout Jabrill Peppers was recruited to play at Don Bosco before transferring to Paramus Catholic.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:52:46 -0700
A recent high school football hazing went public and led to accusations of rape. Local politicians allegedly took advantage of the facts and turned a case of bullying into a political platform. The story at Sayreville War Memorial High School alleges that head coach George Najjar had “allowed” seven seniors to “initiate” freshmen as part High School Football Hazing Leads To Rape Accusations ...