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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:38:24 -0500
(Reuters) - Subscribers to Verizon Communications Inc's FiOS cable TV over fiber network service in Boston lost access to Fox's local affiliate station on Thursday due to a fee dispute with Cox Media Group, which owns the station, according to a Verizon email to customers. Verizon said that Cox removed WFXT TV, the local affiliate of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox TV network, and the WFXT Movies station from its FiOS TV network because it refused to accept an agreement "that contained rates that are not in our customers' best interests. ...
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:59:35 -0500
(Reuters) - Thai teenager Danthai Boonma made a blistering start to the professional golf ranks by firing a bogey free six-under-par 66 in the opening round of the Asian Tour's King's Cup on Thursday. The 18-year-old's efforts at the Khon Kaen Golf Club in northeast Thailand were enough for a share of third at the $500,000 event, one shot behind early pace-setters S.S.P. Chowrasia and Anirban Lahiri of India. ...
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:58:27 -0500
By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Adam Scott had a day to forget at the Australian Open on Thursday but his disappointment was put into perspective when the news of the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes reached him in the scorer's hut. Scott was still out on the course when the death of the international batsman from an injury sustained when he was hit by a ball on Tuesday was announced from a hospital just over three miles away, stunning a sports-mad nation. Former U.S. ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:32:24 -0500
Assistant coach Ettore Messina guided San Antonio over the Indiana Pacers 106-100, becoming the first Italian to coach an NBA game while replacing Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Popovich, the NBA's longest-tenured coach, missed the Wednesday's game with what the team called a minor medical procedure. The coach who guided the Spurs to last season's NBA title will miss an undisclosed period of time.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:21:45 -0500
LeBron James produced game highs of 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists to spark the Cleveland Cavaliers over Washington 113-87, avenging a loss to the Wizards five days earlier. James, a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player who rejoined Cleveland this season after four years at Miami, has struggled to pull the team's talent together after only one month of the NBA season. Kevin Love on Wednesday added 21 points and australian guard Kyrie Irving contributed 18 points for the Cavaliers, who also had 15 points off the bench from guard Dion Waiters.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:32:51 -0500
By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy admitted to feeling fatigued from jet-lag and an early alarm call on Thursday but the first round of his Australian Open title defense was by no means a damage limitation exercise. Starting his day with rain clouds casting an early morning gloom over The Australian Golf Club, the world number one produced a solid round of two-under-par 69 for an early share of second place. ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:17:58 -0500
Yasmany Tomas, a star Cuban outfielder who fled his homeland last July for Haiti, has agreed to a Major League Baseball contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the league's website reported Wednesday. The 24-year-old standout will make $68.5 million (54.7 million euros) over six seasons with the National League club, which did not immediately confirm the report, which cited unnamed sources. The Diamondbacks were 64-98 last season, the worst record in Major League Baseball. Tomas, the son of a truck driver, played five seasons for Havana's Industriales in the Cuban league, hitting 30 home runs with 104 runs batted in over 205 games.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:04:45 -0500
(Reuters) - An anonymous, hand-written note threatening damage to trees and shrubs on the University of Mississippi campus ahead of a major intra-state football game was turned over to federal investigators on Wednesday, the school said in a statement. The note refers to the rivalry between the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State, whose football teams will play on the former's campus in Oxford on Saturday in the traditional rivalry game known as the "Egg Bowl. ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:03:47 -0500
By Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - A little over two years ago, Robert Griffin III embarked on his rookie season in the National Football League under a heavy weight of expectation as a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback. The player nicknamed RG3 rose impressively to the occasion as he led the Washington Redskins to a division title with a 10-6 mark before injuring his knee in a playoff loss to Seattle that required surgery and extensive rehabilitation. ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:24:26 -0500
Patrick Reed, a three-time winner on the USPGA Tour last season, was named Wednesday to replace fellow-American Jim Furyk in next week's World Challenge charity event hosted by Tiger Woods. Former world number one Woods, a 14-time major champion chasing the all-time record 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus, has not played since the PGA Championship last August as he recovers from back injuries that sidelined him for most of 2014. Woods is a five-time winner of the event, in which Zach Johnson is defending champion.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:00:40 -0500
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:40:26 -0500
Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, top Major League Baseball free agent sluggers, signed contracts with the Boston Red Sox, who welcomed the boost to a struggling lineup of hitters. Deals with Sandoval, a star third baseman who helped San Francisco win three of the past five Major League Baseball titles, and Ramirez, a shortstop who will switch to outfielder who first signed with Boston in 2000 at age 16, were announced separately on Tuesday, when slugger Adam LaRoche joined the Chicago White Sox.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:34:28 -0500
By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Adam Scott still feels the hurt of losing the Australian Open title to Rory McIlroy on the final green last year but believes the world number one has also inspired him to become a better golfer. Scott was set to win a rare "Triple Crown" of Australian titles when he went into the final round at Royal Sydney last year but bogeyed the final hole to allow McIlroy to win his only title of 2013 with a birdie. "I certainly have a thorn in my side after not winning last year. ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:15 -0500
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:24:01 -0500
(Reuters) - CBS Corp and satellite operator Dish Network avoided a blackout of CBS TV shows and its heavily watched Thanksgiving Day NFL game as the two sides agreed to extend the deadline into next week in order to hash out the details of a new contract. The two sides had been working under a previous five-day extension, announced on Nov. 20, that kept the nation's most watched network and its CBS Sports cable channel on the air. The tense negotiations are the latest in a long string of disputes between media conglomerates and distributors over the price of carrying cable channels. On Nov. ...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:48:11 -0500
The Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles meet Thursday in a showdown of NFL divisional co-leaders with four other clubs fighting for playoff spots also on the US Thanksgiving holiday slate. In addition to the Cowboys-Eagles matchup of 8-3 teams for the NFC East lead, reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle will visit San Francisco and Detroit will play host to Chicago in nationally televised games. The champion Seahawks and 49ers are both 7-4, two games behind NFC West leader Arizona, and trailing in the wildcard playoff fight by tie-breakers to Detroit, which at 7-4 is one game behind NFC North leader Green Bay.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:15:01 -0500
Despite stadium damage from a massive snowstorm that forced relocation of a game, the Buffalo Bills will play at home in Sunday's National Football League game against Cleveland. Bills president Russ Brandon and vice president of operations Andy Major said Tuesday that Ralph Wilson Stadium will require only minor repairs and remains structurally sound despite a storm that dumped more than six feet (two meters) of snow on the area and led to at least 14 deaths.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:10:24 -0500
Nearly a month into his homecoming season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA superstar LeBron James and his new teammates still struggle to discover roles and mesh into a title contender. The Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 106-74 victory over Orlando, but at 6-7 on the season remain very much a work in progress. James left the Cavaliers in 2010 for Miami and won two NBA titles and lost twice more in the NBA Finals before making his return to his home region last July, joining Australian guard Kyrie Irving and adding star big man Kevin Love to create a new "Big Three" that figured to make Cleveland the team to beat in the NBA's Eastern Conference.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:19:06 -0500
Kevin Martin, who leads the Minnesota Timberwolves with 20.4 points a game this season, underwent successful surgery Tuesday to repair a fractured right wrist, the NBA club announced. The operation, performed by Thomas Graham at the Cleveland Clinic, is expected to sideline the 31-year-old point guard from six to eight weeks. Martin suffered the injury early in the first quarter of Minnesota's 115-99 victory over the New York Knicks last Wednesday, a matchup in which he scored 37 points. The 11-year NBA veteran began his NBA career in 2004 with Sacramento and has also made stops in Houston and Oklahoma City.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:02:16 -0500
LONDON (Reuters) - Brooks Koepka matched the feat achieved by fellow American Peter Uihlein 12 months ago when he was named European Tour Rookie of the Year on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Koepka finished eighth on the money-list in his first full season on the circuit and also won the Turkish Airlines Open earlier this month. "Winning the Rookie of the Year award means so much," Koepka said in a news release. (Writing by Tony Jimenez, editing by Toby Davis)
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:45:23 -0500
(Reuters) - Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with domestic assault following an altercation at a suburban Washington home, police said Tuesday. Deputies responded to a call Sunday at an Ashburn, Virginia, home around 11 a.m. EST for a report of a domestic assault. The victim told police that Smoot - her boyfriend - grabbed her during a argument, according to a police report. Smoot, 35, was charged with misdemeanor domestic assault, booked at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center and released. ...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:13:08 -0500
Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was placed on the NFL non-football illness list after a mass was discovered on the right side of his chest, sparking cancer fears. Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder on Monday said Berry began feeling discomfort in his chest late in the Chiefs' loss to Oakland last Thursday and that an MRI exam Friday showed the mass in his chest, meaning the "leading consideration" is that Berry has lymphoma, a form of cancer. "We don't have a definitive diagnosis," Burkholder said. Berry, 25, will be examined by doctors at Emory University in Atlanta over the next few days, Burkholder added.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:07:05 -0500
Cleveland (AFP) - LeBron James scored 29 points and added 11 assists while playing only three quarters on Monday as the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak by routing Orlando 106-74.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:20:43 -0500
Overcoming a week that saw snow bury their home region, the Buffalo Bills shook off the disruptions and routed the New York Jets 38-3 at Detroit. The Bills missed days of practice as their home stadium was buried in snow and the league elected to move the game from Buffalo to the Detroit Lions' vacant domed stadium home and push it back one day. In Monday's regularly scheduled NFL contest, the Baltimore Ravens defeated host New Orleans 34-27. The Bills' game was delayed so the snow-struck squad could could have an adequate chance to practice,but it was the Jets who appeared to need extra work.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:20:15 -0500
(Reuters) - The Buffalo Bills overcame the loss of home ground advantage and a lack of practice to trounce the New York Jets 38-3 in Detroit on Monday. The Bills were forced to move the game from its original Sunday slot in Buffalo after a huge snowstorm earlier in the week that created public safety issues and prevented the team from practicing. The win at Detroit's indoor Ford Field pushed Buffalo to a 6-5 record, within a game of the current sixth seed in the AFC playoff picture, while the Jets dropped to 2-9. ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:29:53 -0500
By Suzanne Barlyn (Reuters) - A former securities broker that regulators said took part in a multi-million dollar fraud against professional athletes must pay $2 million to former NBA player Sam Young, an arbitration panel ruled on Monday. Young's professional basketball career has included stints with the Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs. He was among dozens of investors who lost money after buying privately issued securities sold by the now defunct Washington, D.C.-based brokerage, Success Trade Securities. ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:04:36 -0500
By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - Kansas City Chiefs three-time Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry has a mass on the right side of his chest that team officials said Monday could be lymphoma. Berry, a 25-year-old five-year NFL veteran, will undergo further testing on Tuesday at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, the Chiefs said. "At first I was in shock with the diagnosis on Saturday and did not even want to miss a game, but I understand that right now I have to concentrate on a new opponent," Berry said in a statement. ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:16:16 -0500
The Baseball Hall of Fame announced 17 new names for its 2015 ballot on Monday, including Cy Young Award-winning pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz. Also among the newcomers to the lineup that a media panel will consider for entry into the sporting honor shrine next year are sluggers Gary Sheffield and Carlos Delgado, and shortstop Nomar Garciaparra.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:31:26 -0500
London (AFP) - Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will battle with the likes of European Ryder Cup star Rory McIlroy and Real Madrid's Gareth Bale for the BBC's prestigious 2014 Sports Personality of the Year award.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:25:03 -0500
(Reuters) - A Cleveland Browns fan who tried to approach backup quarterback Johnny Manziel told police he was attacked by the player's entourage, and the National Football League team said Monday it was gathering information to determined what happened. Chris Gonos, 33, said he approached Manziel early Saturday at a Cleveland hotel and said, 'I'm the biggest Browns fan ever, I love you, I want to give you a hug,'" according to a police report. Gonos told police as he stepped toward Manziel he was "attacked" by one member of Manziel's group and then beaten by several others. ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:13:44 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday presented the highest U.S. civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 18 artists, politicians, writers, scholars and activists, including actress Meryl Streep and singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. "Not only have they made the world better, but by following their example they make us a little bit better every single day. We are truly grateful to them," the president said in a White House ceremony. ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:55:40 -0500
Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel was in the middle of an early morning fight Saturday involving his entourage and a fan who sought to hug the NFL rookie. Cleveland Scene's website claimed Monday that a police report said authorities were called to a brawl that erupted around the incident involving 20 men and two security guards at The 9, a high-end apartment complex in Cleveland where many professional athletes live. Chris Gonos, the alleged victim in the incident, said the brawl began when he noticed Manziel while waiting for an elevator. As Gonos stepped toward Manziel, he was punched in the face and beaten by other men with the Browns quarterback, leaving Gonos with a swollen lip and swollen right eye.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:25:16 -0500
New Orleans Pelicans starting guard Eric Gordon has been sidelined indefinitely with a torn labrum in his left shoulder, the NBA club announced Monday. Gordon, a seven-year NBA veteran, suffered the injury Saturday in the Pelicans' 106-94 victory over Utah when he separated his shoulder. In 12 games this season, Gordon has averaged 9.5 points and 2.0 assists a game for New Orleans. The Pelicans are 7-5, last in the Southwest division, which is by far the toughest in the league.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:56:46 -0500
(Reuters) - New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko knows full well that she will face a formidable challenge next year in trying to replicate, at the very least, her astonishingly successful rookie campaign on the LPGA Tour. The 17-year-old capped a storming 2014 season by clinching her third victory in a gripping three-way playoff for the Tour Championship on Sunday at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida. The youngest player in the elite field, Ko also claimed the circuit's inaugural "Race to CME Globe" title and its $1 million bonus for the biggest payday in women's golf. ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:34:16 -0500
By Tony Jimenez (Reuters) - Ernie Els is dreaming of holding aloft the South African flag at the opening ceremony when golf returns to the Olympics in Brazil in 2016, he said at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. The South African, who has won four major championships and more than 60 titles around the world, will be 46 when the sport returns to the Games fold in Rio de Janeiro following a 112-year absence. ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:31:40 -0500
By Tony Jimenez Nov 24 (Reuters) - Ernie Els is dreaming of holding aloft the South African flag at the opening ceremony when golf returns to the Olympics in Brazil in 2016, he said at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. The South African, who has won four major championships and more than 60 titles around the world, will be 46 when the sport returns to the Games fold in Rio de Janeiro following a 112-year absence. ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:41:43 -0500
The Boston Red Sox, trying to revamp their batting line-up, have agreed deals with Major League Baseball free agent sluggers Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval, according to media reports Monday. Agreements by the 2013 World Series winners would see Ramirez ink a five-year deal worth $90 million and Sandoval leave the World Series champion San Francisco Giants for a five-year deal worth nearly $100 million, TV channels reported. For Ramirez, it would mark a return to the club that signed him at 16 as a shortstop from the Dominican Republic, although he was sent to Florida in 2005 after playing only twice for Boston. Ramirez, a career .300 batter, was named the National League's top newcomer in 2006 and made three All-Star Games in more than six seasons with the Marlins before being traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:33:45 -0500
New York Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham made one of the most spectacular catches in NFL history Sunday night in a losing cause against the Dallas Cowboys. Beckham's one-handed touchdown grab while leaping backward at the goal line raised eyebrows in the second quarter but the Giants would eventually lose their sixth game in a row, falling to Dallas 31-28. "It means nothing without a win," Beckham said after the defeat. The astonishing play saw Eli Manning hurl a 43-yard pass to Beckham along the right sideline just a stride outside the front corner of the end zone.
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.
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 05:56:16 -0800
From The Analytical Distance Runner.
Athletics: Tampa and Denver Runners Get First Taste of Victory at Fifth Annual Disney Wine & Dine Half
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.