BASEBALL

Welcome to the dullest September of baseball in recent memory – SB Nation »

It was just a few weeks ago that I had a question for you. It went like this: Is the American League wild card race appalling or beautiful? Every team…

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With Home Run No. 5694, Baseball Sets a Record With Time to Spare – New York Times »

The feats have come with startling regularity. On Sept. 12, the Minnesota Twins became the first team ever to homer in each of the first seven innings of a game.…

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FOOTBALL

Former Tech player remaining part of football program – VT hokiesports.com »

Billy Ray Mitchell isn’t able to play any more because of an injury, but is appreciative of Virginia Tech and…

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Saturday was one of the deadliest for college football in decades – CBSSports.com »

One of the deadliest college football Saturdays in decades has added to one of the deadliest college football years in…

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How Hurricane Irma affected college football in Florida – ESPN »

10:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment ORLANDO, Fla. — Hurricane Irma cleared out of South…

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8-and-under youth football team takes knee during the national anthem – FOXSports.com »

8-and-under youth football team takes knee during the national anthem 2 hours ago 8-and-under youth football team takes knee during…

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BOXING

Boxing Legend Floyd Mayweather Cashes In (Again) With This ‘Money’ Beverly Hills Mansion – Forbes »

Photo by Jim Bartsch Floyd Mayweather dropped $26 million on this French modern Beverly Hills estate. Boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. has gone Hollywood in retirement—stepping out of the ring as the undisputed champ and into a $26 million Nile Niami-remodeled Beverly Hills estate. Photo…

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Andre Ward says in statement on his website that he’s ‘leaving’ boxing – ESPN »

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Pound-for-pound king and unified light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward said in a statement on his website that he is “leaving” boxing. “I want to be clear — I am leaving because my body can no longer…

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‘KO Doctor’ vs. ‘Russian Hammer’ WBSS quarterfinal has fight-of-the-year potential – ESPN »

6:45 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment When the World Boxing Super Series brackets for the eight-man, single-elimination tournaments in the cruiserweight and super middleweight divisions were unveiled in July, one bout stood out as a potential fight-of-the-year candidate. It was…

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Jesse Hart hopes to win super middleweight world title for his father – ESPN »

6:48 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Through the years, Philadelphia has produced numerous top boxers and played host to countless memorable fights, but the 1970s were something of a golden age — especially for middleweights. One of the top middleweight…

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Jake LaMotta, boxer who was subject of ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at age 95 – ESPN »

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Jake LaMotta, former middleweight champion and subject of the 1980 movie “Raging Bull,” has died at the age of 95. LaMotta died because of complications from pneumonia and was in a nursing home in Miami, his wife,…

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Boxing – World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight quarterfinal … – ESPN »

6:45 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment When the World Boxing Super Series brackets for the eight-man, single-elimination tournaments in the cruiserweight and super middleweight divisions were unveiled in July, one bout stood out as a potential fight-of-the-year candidate. It was…

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CRICKET

Counties back Sir Ian Botham over cricket transfer system – Telegraph.co.uk »

Leading figures at County Championship sides have backed Sir Ian Botham’s call for English cricket to introduce “a transfer or similar system of compensation” for…

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Middlesex and Lancashire thriller nears climax as Sangakkara scores eighth century – The Guardian »

At this stage of the summer every day is a defining day but Thursday looks gargantuan, and thrilling: there will be a result at Lord’s,…

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Boy hit by cricket bat dies in hospital – The Hindu »

P. Visweswaran, 12, of Sithampoondi village in Namakkal district, who suffered a head injury after a cricket bat that slipped off his teacher’s hand in…

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[Photo] Botswana’s Khama plays cricket as vice represents him at UN summit – africanews »

President of Botswana, Ian Khama, has been showing a sporty side after he joined a cricket game, the presidency reported on Wednesday. The 64-year-old who…

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BASKETBALL

There Is A Growing Gender Wage Gap In Professional Basketball – Forbes

This past season, Sylvia Fowles led the WNBA in field goal percentage, finished second in rebounding per game, tied for second in block shots per game, and ranked fifth in the league in per game scoring.…

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GOLF

Ignore TV Ratings: Golf Is Healthier Than It Appears – New York Times

According to Golf Digest, a 2016 study of golf participation by the National Golf Foundation, found that the number of beginning golfers had grown to 2.5 million, a record. Nearly a third of the 2.9 million…

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HOCKEY ‘That was not an NHL hockey game’ – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘That was not an NHL hockey game’ – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘That was not an NHL hockey game’ – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette…

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NFL Activist NFL players seeking cancer-awareness-style month – ESPN

Activist NFL players seeking cancer-awareness-style month – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A group of four players sent the NFL a memo in August requesting league support and asking for a month to be dedicated to social activism, not long…

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RACING Racing news and tips: Winx in frame for ambitious European adventure in 2018 – The Guardian

Racing news and tips: Winx in frame for ambitious European adventure in 2018 – The Guardian

The Australian racemare Winx is under consideration for a European campaign in 2018 after taking her winning tally to 20 races at the weekend when she claimed victory in the George Main Stakes at Randwick. Winx…

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TENNIS Tennis: Japan’s Date has no immediate plans to coach – Reuters

Tennis: Japan’s Date has no immediate plans to coach – Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Kimiko Date has no immediate plans to turn to tennis coaching but is keen to contribute in some other way to the sport she quit last month, the 46-year-old said. The former…

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VOLLEYBALL Volleyball Top 10: Changes at the top, while Damascus joins the rankings – Washington Post

Volleyball Top 10: Changes at the top, while Damascus joins the rankings – Washington Post

Damascus entered the top 10 this week. (Photo by Doug Kapustin/For The Washington Post) Late September means important conference clashes are starting to pop up around the D.C. area volleyball landscape. With these big matches happening…

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CYCLING Urgent review will look at introducing new road laws for cyclists – The Guardian

Urgent review will look at introducing new road laws for cyclists – The Guardian

The government is to hold an urgent review examining whether there should be new road laws covering cyclists following the death of a pedestrian in London who was killed after being hit by a teenager riding…

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