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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:04:31 -0400

File: In this Tuesday May, 20, 2014, file photo Oscar Pistorius outide the HIgh Court in Pretoria, South Africa. Presiding Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce her verdict in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence Thursday and Friday given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide


Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:44:10 -0400

10ThingstoSeeSports - Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (10) can't make the catch as Indianapolis Colts cornerback Greg Toler (28) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Denver. The Broncos won 31-24. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File)Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:47:31 -0400

Britain's Chancellor George Osborne speaks on the first day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham central EnglandLONDON (Reuters) - The National Football League welcomed British chancellor George Osborne's support for a London-based team and remain focused on building a fan base that could support any expansion plans, the league said on Wednesday. According to a story in the Evening Standard newspaper on Wednesday, Osborne held recent talks with NFL officials about the possibility of putting a team in London. "We warmly welcome the Chancellor's strong support for the possibility of an NFL team in London and look forward to welcoming him to a game at Wembley over the next few weeks," the NFL told Reuters. ...


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:24:01 -0400
(Reuters) - Punishment for NFL players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process," said a key figure charged with overhauling the league's handling of such cases. Lisa Friel said the legal process will play a role in determining at what point the National Football League will sanction players involved in domestic violence. "It won't be upon an allegation, I can tell you that," Friel, the former head of the New York City District Attorney's sex crimes unit, said on NBC's "Today" show in an interview that aired Wednesday. ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:18:08 -0400

Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game One of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014Kansas City (AFP) - A pitching masterpiece by San Francisco left-hander Madison Bumgarner sparked the Giants over the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday's opening game of the 110th World Series.


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:14:21 -0400

MLB: World Series-San Francisco Giants at Kansas City RoyalsBy Larry Fine KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - Madison Bumgarner had his fun, while the Royals vowed to bounce back after the San Francisco Giants brought Kansas City's perfect postseason to an emphatic end with a 7-1 win in Tuesday's World Series opener. Giants ace Bumgarner delivered a dominating seven innings of work and Hunter Pence slammed a two-run homer in the first inning that pushed the Royals into an early hole they were unable to claw out of at their Kauffman Stadium home. "(Bumgarner) was on top of his game," Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reporters. ...


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:34:18 -0400

Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game One of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014Kansas City (AFP) - Another dazzling road victory for San Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner has staked the Giants an early edge as they bid for a third World Series title in five seasons.


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:33:43 -0400
By Larry Fine KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - Madison Bumgarner welcomes a challenge, and the San Francisco Giants ace left-hander handled a big one with aplomb in Tuesday's victory in the World Series opener against the Kansas City Royals. After the Giants staked him to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, Bumgarner faced a sticky jam when Mike Moustakas doubled after Omar Infante reached on an error by shortstop Brandon Crawford to put men on second and third with no outs. ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:24:59 -0400
By Larry Fine KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - The Cinderella Kansas City Royals tasted defeat for the first time in a fairytale postseason in their World Series opener on Tuesday but stalwart Alex Gordon was unfazed. After reaching the playoffs for the first time in 29 years, the Royals roared through the first eight games in unprecedented fashion before being cut down 7-1 by the visiting San Francisco Giants. "It would have been nice to go 12-0," said Gordon after Kansas City's first loss since Sept. 27. ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:39:23 -0400
By Larry Fine KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - It will be the veteran against the youngster in Game Two of the World Series when San Francisco's Jake Peavy takes the mound against fireballing Yordano Ventura of the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Peavy, 33, said he hopes the Giants can take advantage of the emotions Kansas City's 23-year-old Dominican starter may feel. "He'll be excited, I'm sure," Peavy told reporters on Tuesday. "Everybody playing in this game, there is a lot of excitement. ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:55:13 -0400
By Sascha Brodsky SAYREVILLE N.J. (Reuters) - New Jersey school officials voted on Tuesday to suspend five high school coaches in a locker-room hazing scandal that has led to criminal sex abuse charges against teen football players. Head coach George Najjar and four coaching assistants at Sayreville War Memorial High School were officially suspended by the Sayreville Board of Education during a raucous meeting in which dozens of parents, students and alumni voiced their strong support for the coaching staff. ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:22:04 -0400

MLB: World Series-San Francisco Giants at Kansas City RoyalsBy Larry Fine KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - Success starved Kansas City Royals supporters packed Kauffman Stadium for Game One of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday with none more excited than South Korean superfan Lee Sung-woo. "It's still like a dream," the bespectacled Lee told Reuters a short stroll away from the entrance to the Royals clubhouse, a Major League Baseball credential hung around his neck as a guest for the Fall Classic. "I asked them several times, is it a dream or not? It's kind of like a never-forget, lifetime dream for me. ...


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:30:20 -0400

Ray Rice, pictured during a pre-season NFL game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on August 16, 2014Washington (AFP) - Former Ravens running back Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension from the NFL will be heard on November 5 and 6, US media reported Tuesday.


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:23:25 -0400
By Simon Evans BRIDGETOWN Barbados (Reuters) - FIFA's new plans for dealing with concussions have been criticized by some in the United States for not involving an independent medical inspection, but Major League Soccer's medical chief believes team doctors should be trusted. The proposed protocol from FIFA states that when a suspected concussion occurs, the referee should stop the game for three minutes, allowing a team doctor to make an on-pitch assessment and decide if the player has a suspected concussion. ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:53:12 -0400

Jake Peavy of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, MissouriKansas City (AFP) - It took Jake Peavy 12 years to realize his dream of pitching for a Major League Baseball champion. Now the San Francisco Giants newcomer might do it in back-to-back seasons.


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:49:43 -0400

NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder-Media Day(The Sports Xchange) - Kevin Durant says he will not rush back from surgery to repair a fracture in his right foot. Durant could miss two months with the Oklahoma City Thunder, projecting his return close to Christmas from what the reigning MVP said is his first real injury. - - Veteran guard John Lucas III signed a one-year deal with the Washington Wizards. Lucas, undrafted in 2005 from Oklahoma State, spent his first six seasons with Houston, Chicago, Toronto and Utah. Lucas, 31, went to training camp with the Boston Celtics. ...


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:49:02 -0400

Carolina Panthers Luke Kuechly accepts the award for the NFL Defensive Player of the Year during the NFL Honors award show in New York(The Sports Xchange) - Michael Sam, who first made headlines earlier this year as the first openly gay NFL player, as of Tuesday afternoon is no longer an NFL player. The Dallas Cowboys waived the rookie defensive end from the practice squad to make room on their roster to sign second-year linebacker Troy Davis. Sam was drafted in the seventh round in May by the St. Louis Rams but failed to make their 53-man roster at the end of the preseason. He then was picked up by the Cowboys and added to their practice squad. ...


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:43:24 -0400

Michael Sam watches from the bench during the second half of a pre-season game between the Rams and the New Orleans Saints at the Edward Jones Dome on August 8, 2013 in St. Louis, MissouriDallas (AFP) - Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by a National Football League team, was released Tuesday from the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:37:38 -0400

NFL: Preseason-Baltimore Ravens at Dallas Cowboys(Reuters) - The hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension by the National Football League for domestic violence has tentatively been set for Nov. 5 and 6, sources close to the situation told Reuters on Tuesday. Rice was originally suspended for two games for knocking out his then-fiancee at a New Jersey casino in February. When video later emerged of the altercation, he was cut by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL. The union contends that Rice was punished twice for the same offense. ...


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:36:49 -0400

Kevin Durant, of the Oklahoma City Thunder, will sit on the sidelines for the beginning of the season after getting surgery for a fracture in his right footOklahoma City (AFP) - Four-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant, last season's NBA Most Valuable Player, was upbeat Tuesday as he discussed starting the season on the sidelines.


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:05:42 -0400

NCAA Football: South Dakota State at MissouriBy Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam, who hopes to become the first openly gay athlete to play in a regular-season National Football League game, was released on Tuesday by the Dallas Cowboys. Sam, who joined the team on Sept. 3, spent the first seven weeks of the season on the 10-man practice squad and never made it to the 53-man roster. He thanked Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for the chance. "I want to thank the Jones family and the entire Cowboys organization for this opportunity, as well as my friends, family, teammates, and fans for their support," Sam said via Twitter. ...


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:39:35 -0400
By Sascha Brodsky (Reuters) - New Jersey school officials on Tuesday were set to address the suspension of five high school coaches in a locker room hazing scandal that has led to criminal sex abuse charges, according to local media. Seven football players at Sayreville War Memorial High School have been suspended and charged with sexually abusing four freshmen members of the team. The head coach and four coaching assistants were suspended as well last week, according to local media. School officials have not officially confirmed those suspensions. ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:18:49 -0400

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees a shot during the second round of the 2014 Omega Dubai Desert Classic in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on January 31, 2014London (AFP) - World number one Rory McIlroy is taking time away from golf early next year to better deal with the multi-million dollar legal dispute he has with his former management company.


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:19:29 -0400

NFL: Houston Texans at Pittsburgh Steelers(Reuters) - The Pittsburgh Steelers needed less than three minutes to score 24 unanswered points in the second-quarter to help them beat the Houston Texans 30-23 on Monday. A mixture of trick plays and improbable bounces jolted Pittsburgh from a 13-0 deficit to a 24-13 lead in a span of 2:54, which erased an ugly start for the home side, who had been initially booed by their own fans. "We fought through some adversity," Pittsburgh quarter Ben Roethlisberger told reporters after he threw for 265 yards and two touchdowns. "You don't expect to score that many points that fast. It was crazy. ...


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:31:29 -0400

Lance Moore of the Pittsburgh Steelers runs the ball in a game against the Houston Texans during their game in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 20, 2014Pittsburgh (AFP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers rallied in quick-fire fashion on Monday, scoring 24 points in less than three minutes en route to a 30-23 NFL victory over Houston.


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:06:45 -0400

MLB: World Series-Practice DayBy Larry Fine (Reuters) - After nine seasons as a Major League Baseball manager Kansas City Royals skipper Ned Yost decided to put games in the hands of his young players, who repaid the trust by reaching the World Series. Yost said on the eve of Tuesday's World Series opener against the San Francisco Giants that he quit trying to fashion his players into an ideal about two seasons ago and encouraged them to be themselves. "My mindset was always try to mould my players into what I thought they should be," Yost, who managed the Milwaukee Brewers for six years before joining the Royals in 2010. ...


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:45:53 -0400

European Ryder Cup player Rory McIlroy celebrates going one up on the first hole during the 40th Ryder Cup singles matches at Gleneagles(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has pulled out of next week's BMW Masters and the following WGC HSBC Champions event in Shanghai to focus on his legal battle with his former management company, British media reported, citing a statement from the Northern Irishman. McIlroy terminated his contract with Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management in Sept. 2013 to form his own management company and the protracted legal dispute is now set to go to trial. ...


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:04:51 -0400

MLB: World Series-Practice DayBy Larry Fine (Reuters) - The waiting game will soon be over for the Kansas City Royals, who last played for the World Series crown 29 years ago and who host the San Francisco Giants in Tuesday's opener of Major League Baseball's championship series. Besides waiting nearly three decades to return to postseason baseball, the Cinderella crew will have cooled their heels for five days since extending a record unbeaten playoffs streak to 8-0 by sweeping the American League Championship Series. ...


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:37:29 -0400

Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants reacts on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, CaliforniaKansas City (AFP) - San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, baffling rival batters throughout a record-shattering season, tries to halt Kansas City's unbeaten playoff run in Tuesday's opening game of the 110th World Series.


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:14:20 -0400

Photo illustration of wager tickets on a table before the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes in Elmont, New YorkBy Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - The National Football League and other sports leagues filed a lawsuit on Monday in an attempt to block New Jersey from offering legalized wagering on sporting events. In calling for the injunction, the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball and the NCAA are seeking to block enforcement of a law that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed on Friday, which partially repeals a ban on sports wagering in the state. They claimed that the law violates the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 1992 federal ban on state-sponsored sports betting. ...


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:02:56 -0400

Paul Posluszny of the Jacksonville Jaguars leaves the field during the second half of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 22, 2014 in Detroit, MichiganLos Angeles (AFP) - Jacksonville paid a price for their first win of the NFL season, announcing on Monday that linebacker Paul Posluszny will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle.


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:40:48 -0400

Singer Lorde performs at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas(Reuters) - At least two Northern California radio stations have pledged not to play New Zealand artist Lorde's song "Royals," in solidarity with the San Francisco Giants during their World Series matchup with the Kansas City Royals. The decision by San Francisco stations KOIT and KFOG to drop the song, which has nothing to do with the baseball team, comes as the Giants and Royals prepare to play Game One of the championship series on Tuesday. In response, Kansas City station KZPT said it would play the song every hour on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. KZPT said it was a sister station of KOIT. ...


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:30:57 -0400

World Series jerseys are seen during the 2014 World Series Media Day at Kauffman Stadium on October 20, 2014 in Kansas City, MissouriNew York (AFP) - Lorde's smash hit "Royals" is suddenly taking on a renewed significance -- and, to one set of sports fans, unwelcome -- as the Kansas City Royals head to baseball's World Series.


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:25:38 -0400
By Tony Jimenez LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The European Tour announced the early part of its 2014-15 schedule on Monday and it includes the Thailand Classic and Indian Open for the first time. The tour is going back to Thailand for the first time since the 2007 Johnnie Walker Classic in Phuket. The Indian Open will also make its debut, with the tour co-sanctioning both new events alongside the Asian Tour. The European Tour has only announced the opening sector of the 2014-15 schedule. The remainder is likely to be disclosed at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai next month. ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:54:48 -0400
By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Nine years after Mikko Ilonen was at his wits end with the dreaded putting yips, the Finn has finally cracked golf's big time by winning the Volvo World Match Play Championship. His 3 & 1 victory over world number five Henrik Stenson in an all-Nordic final at the London Club on Sunday not only clinched his biggest payday, it also catapulted the 34-year-old to a career high 37th in the rankings. The blond Ilonen now knows he can plan for his first U.S. ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:45:34 -0400
Oct 20 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 11.48 2. (2) Adam Scott (Australia) 8.33 3. (4) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 7.51 4. (3) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 7.45 5. (5) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 7.41 6. (6) Justin Rose (Britain) 6.86 7. (7) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 6.78 8. (8) Jason Day (Australia) 6.68 9. (9) Matt Kuchar (U.S.) 6.10 10. (10) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 5.66 11. (11) Phil Mickelson (U.S.) 5.38 12. (12) Martin Kaymer (Germany) 4.92 13. (13) Billy Horschel (U.S.) 4.89 14. (14) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 4.82 15. (16) Zach Johnson (U.S.) 4.50 16. (15) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 4. ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:09:19 -0400

Denver quarterback Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's iconic NFL record for career touchdown passes with his 509th scoring pass in the Bronco's game against San FranciscoDenver (AFP) - Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's all-time record for touchdown passes, leading Denver to a 42-17 rout of San Francisco to cap a scintillating Sunday in the NFL.


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:57:49 -0400
By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Asian Tour will add a third new tournament to next year's calendar and hopes to offer more than $50 million in prize money by 2017, chief executive Mike Kerr said. The $3 million tournament in Thailand, co-sanctioned by the European Tour and slated for February, was further proof of the Tour's robust health, Kerr told Reuters. "In the last couple of months we have added four new events," Kerr said in a telephone interview. "We are projecting robust growth in 2015 and carry on in 2016. ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:52:35 -0400
By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The Asian Tour will add a third new tournament to next year's calendar and hopes to offer more than $50 million in prizemoney by 2017, chief executive Mike Kerr said. The $3 million tournament in Thailand, co-sanctioned by the European Tour and slated for February, was further proof of the Tour's robust health, Kerr told Reuters. "In the last couple of months we have added four new events," Kerr said in a telephone interview. "We are projecting robust growth in 2015 and carry on in 2016. ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:21:04 -0400

NFL: San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos(Reuters) - Denver quarterback Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's National Football League record for career touchdown passes when he threw his 509th scoring pass during the second quarter of the Broncos' game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Manning's eight-yard pass was caught in the end zone by wide receiver Demaryius Thomas to eclipse the record of 508 regular season touchdowns Brett Favre set in 2010 while playing for the Minnesota Vikings. ...


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:19:03 -0700
Sean Kelly’s Performance Center, a 4,200 square foot state-of-the-art Sports Training and Mental Preparation Facility which includes over 2,000 square feet of turf is now open. SKPC offers physical training programs to athletes, boys and girls, in Junior High School through College. Individual and group lacrosse lessons are also offered. (PRWeb October 20, 2014) Read the full story at http ...
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:48:33 -0700
In the men's race, two seconds separated defending champion Girma Gebre, Gosa Tefera and Derege Demie, all Ethiopians flown to Washington to run the bridge compliments of Ethiopian Airlines.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:16:50 -0700
One Sayreville War Memorial High School football player who could be hurt because of the allegations of hazing and sexual abuse on its football team is Myles Hartsfield. Hartsfield, a...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:20:08 -0700
On the eve of the biggest high school football showdown of the season, an explosion of improper recruiting charges between North Jersey’s top two teams was inflamed further by University of Michigan freshman Jabrill Peppers, who described an elaborate recruiting process used by Don Bosco coach Greg Toal that falls into a gray area under rules against enticing a student to enroll or transfer to a ...