BASEBALL

How baseball agents are negotiating the gap in information and analytics in MLB – CBSSports.com »

In the 14 years since the publication of Moneyball, baseball’s fascination with numbers has become a well-known condition. Teams are using complex mechanisms to evaluate players, and are reaching farther and…

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The Unlikely Resurgence Of Baseball’s Aces – FiveThirtyEight »

This baseball season seems to have the makings of an unpleasant one for pitchers. Hitters are focusing on hitting deep fly balls, and more of them are leaving the yard…

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FOOTBALL

Saquon Barkley Is the Superstar College Football—and Penn State—Needs – Bleacher Report »

B/R The picture Saquon Barkley’s family paints of his early childhood is not pretty. Is not fun. Is not joyful.…

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Fantasy football 2017: This is what the perfect draft looks like – Washington Post »

New England Patriots’ Tom Brady. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone) Training camps are ending and a solar eclipse is approaching, which means your…

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Predicting college football’s top 15 breakout stars for the 2017 season – CBSSports.com »

Face it: college football lost a ton of star power from the 2016 season. Deshaun Watson ? Leonard Fournette ?…

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The 11 most important position battles remaining in college football this fall – CBSSports.com »

The games have yet to kick, but the competitions have already begun. Battles are being waged and scraps are taking…

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BOXING

What are the rules of a boxing match? – Telegraph.co.uk »

21. If an unintentional foul causes the bout to be stopped immediately, the bout is ruled a “no contest” if four rounds have not been fully completed. If four rounds have been completed, the judges’ scorecards are tallied and the fighter who is ahead on…

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Conor McGregor wants to keep boxing and fighting in UFC – Los Angeles Times »

Conor McGregor says he’s found boxing training so enjoyable he’s planning a career that will include both UFC fights and some boxing matches. “I love the sport of boxing,” McGregor said at his media day while he prepared for his Aug. 26 boxing match against…

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Boxing champ trolls Conor McGregor with hilarious ‘McGregor Challenge’ – For The Win »

By Steven Ruiz August 14, 2017 1:26 pm Follow @theStevenRuiz Boxing champ trolls Conor McGregor with hilarious ‘McGregor Challenge’ – For The Win…

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Boxer, 14: ‘I’m not knocked by social media bullies’ – BBC News »

Image copyright Joyce Nicholls Image caption A survey suggests girls are more likely to be bullied online than boys A 14-year-old amateur boxer is fighting back after online trolls told her that boxing was “not for girls”. Sophie, from Yorkshire, says girls should not be…

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How to find a boxing gym – Boxing News Online »

Don’t miss any action. Sign up for the free BN newsletter(s) here IN the last blog we covered the benefits of boxing including health and fitness, social benefits and skill acquisition.…

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Conor McGregor Throws Shade at Canelo and GGG, Despite Having No Boxing Experience Himself – Remezcla (blog) »

Because the world of boxing can apparently only sustain one major fight at a time, the build-up to Canelo Álvarez taking on Gennady Golovkin on September 16 has been relatively muted. A fight between the two of the best middleweights in the world should be…

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CRICKET

End to Australia’s cricket pay dispute met with relief at grassroots level – The Guardian »

On a relatively mild day in Darwin, a few hundred punters laze in the cool shade, watching the Australian cricket team and local players in…

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Deal: Get 2 lines of unlimited data with Cricket for $80 – Android Central »

<![CDATA[ */ ]]> Order Samsung Galaxy S8: AT&T | Verizon | T-Mobile | Sprint | Unlocked Deal: Get 2 lines of unlimited data with Cricket…

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Why cricket is not in Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games bid – Birmingham Mail »

BIRMINGHAM’S Commonwealth Games 2022 bid will be submitted to the Government on Friday – but cricket will NOT be in it. After weeks of deliberation…

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Cricket – Dhoni no automatic choice, says India chief selector – Reuters UK »

(Reuters) – Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no longer an automatic choice in one-day internationals and the former India captain needs to keep performing to be…

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BASKETBALL

Gulang Style’: Time Brings Change for Filipino-American Basketball’s Elder Statesmen – NBCNews.com

AUSTIN, Texas — On the basketball court, Victor Malimban prowls along the baseline as he waits for his teammate to slice toward the basket. In a thicket of limbs, Malimban emerges, shooting a short jumper from…

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GOLF North Carolina golf: Five Top-5 lists – pgatour.com

North Carolina golf: Five Top-5 lists – pgatour.com

Top 5 Tracks By Roy Williams North Carolina head basketball coach Roy Williams, who coached the Tar Heels to their sixth NCAA title with a 71-65 victory over Gonzaga in March, is an avid golfer. He…

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HOCKEY WATCH: Céline Dion Is Living Her Best Life at Son René-Charles’ Hockey Game – PEOPLE.com

WATCH: Céline Dion Is Living Her Best Life at Son René-Charles’ Hockey Game – PEOPLE.com

Céline Dion: Grammy-winning singer, fashion icon and now, enthusiastic hockey mom. The star, 49, was spotted Monday at a private hockey game in Terrebonne, Quebec — where she cheered on her 16-year-old son René-Charles Angélil. Dressed in a hockey…

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NFL The NFL is relaxing guidelines on player footwear in both warm-ups … – ESPN

The NFL is relaxing guidelines on player footwear in both warm-ups … – ESPN

7:35 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment In an continuing effort to allow players to greater express their personality, the NFL is relaxing its strict guidelines on footwear. Players will be allowed…

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RACING

Racing Pioneer Joi ‘SJ’ Harris Identified as Stuntwoman Killed on Deadpool 2 Set – The Root

Joi “SJ” Harris via Facebook Joi “SJ” Harris, the first African-American woman licensed in the sport of motorcycle track racing, has been identified as the person who died during an attempted stunt on the set of…

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TENNIS

What you should know about Alexander Zverev and others leading … – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment This might be the age of the 30-something in men’s tennis, but there’s been a distinctly youthful feel to this summer’s North American hard-court swing. For the crowds…

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VOLLEYBALL Penn State tabbed 2017 Big Ten volleyball favorite – Big Ten Network

Penn State tabbed 2017 Big Ten volleyball favorite – Big Ten Network

Penn State was chosen as the conference favorite for the 2017 volleyball season as voted on by the Big Ten coaches, it was announced on Tuesday. Following a 24-10 season in 2016, the Nittany Lions begin…

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CYCLING Stephen Wooldridge, Olympic cycling champion, dies at 39 – CBSSports.com

Stephen Wooldridge, Olympic cycling champion, dies at 39 – CBSSports.com

The cycling community is mourning the loss of Wooldridge. Getty Images Stephen Wooldridge, an Australian track cyclist that won gold in Athens in 2004, is dead at 39 after taking his own life, according to multiple reports.…

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