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Broncos’ leaders highlight Women in Sports Industry Symposium – DenverBroncos.com (blog)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Four women in leadership positions with the Denver Broncos shared their experiences in professional sports Monday with Colorado State University students. The event was part of the Denver Broncos Sport Management Institute’s Women in Sports Industry Symposium, which partners the Broncos and CSU. Vice President of Community Development Cindy Kellogg, Director of Partnership Marketing Sandy Young, Manager of Community Development Liz Mannis and Manager of Partnership…

Sports-for-peace group: Programs have reached 350K people – Fox News

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

UNITED NATIONS –  A group that promotes using sports to build peace says more than 350,000 people worldwide have been involved in its projects in the four years since the United Nations agreed to celebrate the idea every April. The group Peace and Sport outlined its work at a news conference Tuesday. Founder Joel Bouzou says it has helped establish over 1,000 projects in 170 countries, ranging from Colombia…

Sports Academy to host free event for mothers and their daughters – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks is hosting its first National Girls and Women Sports Day Celebration on Sunday, April 9, from noon to 4 p.m. Mothers and daughters in grades one through eight will be able to join with professional athletes and trainers for an afternoon of playing sports. Registration is free and open to the first 150 mothers and daughters. Here’s the link to register. For the record:…

How a Hot Sports Media Startup Unraveled – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Last summer, the web video company OneUp Sports was riding high at the Cannes advertising festival on the French Riviera, with plans to deliver sports videos to a new generation of fans obsessed with social media and their mobile devices. OneUp said distribution deals were lined up with more than 2,000 newspapers and sports sites for its hyperlocal sports videos, like clips of reporters breaking down the Philadelphia Eagles’ draft…

Punchlines: Dad’s NBA message tops the latest in sports – USA Today – USA TODAY

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The late-night comics on the Raiders moving, Trump playing golf and March Madness. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers

Atlanta repave delayed until after 2018 NASCAR races – Nascar

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

RELATED: All the winners at Atlanta Motor Speedway Atlanta Motor Speedway officials have put off a repaving project at the 1.54-mile facility until the track’s 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race has been completed. Officials had planned to repave the worn racing surface following this year’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on March 5. Several NASCAR drivers, however, urged track officials and Speedway Motorsports Inc., President Marcus Smith to…

It’s time to see the All-Star Race light … at Martinsville – ESPN

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

10:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Brothers and sisters, I have seen the path to NASCAR’s future. It is brightly lit, and it leads directly back into its past. Brothers and sisters, I have seen the light. I mean, like, a whole lot of light. To be exact, 750 lights atop 19 poles, casting a futuristic, state-of-the art LED illumination onto stock car racing’s most…

US women’s hockey team expected to vote on tentative deal with USA Hockey – USA TODAY

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports’ A.J. Perez explains why the USA women’s hockey team is boycotting the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship. USA TODAY Sports The U.S. women’s hockey team has been negotiating with USA Hockey.(Photo: Tim Fuller, USA TODAY Sports) USA Hockey and players for the U.S. women’s national team agreed Tuesday to a tentative four-year deal to avert a boycott of the IIHF…

The west-coast swing wasn’t kind to some of NASCAR’s biggest names – ESPN

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Mar 27, 2017 Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment FONTANA, Calif. — #NASCARGoesHome With NASCAR’s three-race trek to the west coast over, NASCAR Cup drivers — not to mention the teams — will enjoy a relatively short trip next weekend to Martinsville Speedway, which is only an hour or two from most of the race shops. There are plenty of drivers who will say “Good riddance” to the…

Trinity tops latest baseball coaches poll – The Courier-Journal

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Francisco Lindor Is Trying to Save Baseball from Itself – Bleacher Report

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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South”,”id”:”afc-south”,”subLists”:[“houston-texans”,”indianapolis-colts”,”jacksonville-jaguars”,”tennessee-titans”]},”houston-texans”:{“url”:”/houston-texans”,”title”:”Houston”,”id”:”houston-texans”},”indianapolis-colts”:{“url”:”/indianapolis-colts”,”title”:”Indianapolis”,”id”:”indianapolis-colts”},”jacksonville-jaguars”:{“url”:”/jacksonville-jaguars”,”title”:”Jacksonville”,”id”:”jacksonville-jaguars”},”tennessee-titans”:{“url”:”/tennessee-titans”,”title”:”Tennessee”,”id”:”tennessee-titans”},”afc-west”:{“title”:”AFC West”,”id”:”afc-west”,”subLists”:[“denver-broncos”,”kansas-city-chiefs”,”los-angeles-chargers”,”oakland-raiders”]},”denver-broncos”:{“url”:”/denver-broncos”,”title”:”Denver”,”id”:”denver-broncos”},”kansas-city-chiefs”:{“url”:”/kansas-city-chiefs”,”title”:”Kansas City”,”id”:”kansas-city-chiefs”},”los-angeles-chargers”:{“url”:”/los-angeles-chargers”,”title”:”Los…

Tristan H. Cockcroft’s ‘Not on my team!’ list for 2017 – ESPN

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

2:56 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment “I’m not going to draft David Price, period. He’d have to cost a dollar in my AL-only, probably, to be worthwhile.” It was that off-the-cuff comment of mine at our ESPN Fantasy Baseball summit in early March that made me take a step back and think deeply about my rankings philosophy. After all, you can plainly see that I…

As Baseball Considers Change, It Should Look to Its Past – The New … – New York Times

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Merritt Island playing with two of state’s best in baseball – Florida Today

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Buy Photo Merritt Island’s Brady McConnell forces out Melbourne baserunner Logan Kraus for the double play during Wednesday’s game.(Photo: Craig Bailey/FLORIDA TODAY)Buy Photo Merritt Island baseball coach Greg Plecki has driven by the school’s batting cage more than one late night and seen shortstop Brady McConnell, working in the batting cage, his dad there to help. While any extra work can help to improve an athlete’s game, it’s the reason…

Punchlines: Dad’s NBA message tops the latest in sports – USA TODAY

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The late-night comics on the Raiders moving, Trump playing golf and March Madness. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers

Monday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

PRO FOOTBALL PHOENIX (AP) Invoking his father Al’s name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is moving the franchise out of Oakland. NFL owners approved the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas 31-1 at the league meetings Monday. Miami was the lone dissenter. ”My father used to say the greatness of the Raiders is in the future,” Davis said. ”This gives us the…

Fox Sports hires AJ Pierzynski to be full-time analyst – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Former White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski is becoming a full-time analyst with Fox Sports, the network is set to announce Tuesday. Pierzynski, who contributed to Fox postseason baseball coverage in 2011, ’12, ’13 and ’15 before ending his 19-season major-league career last year, will work games as well as make regular appearances on FS1’s “MLB Whiparound.” His first assignment will be Yankees vs. Rays on April 5, with Kenny Albert…

UK Sport: ‘Serious concerns’ over British Cycling’s handling of Varnish sexism claims – The Guardian

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The elite funding agency UK Sport has told British Cycling’s board it has “serious concerns” about its handling of allegations against their former technical director Shane Sutton and has still not received key information about the case. Last April, the former Great Britain rider Jess Varnish claimed Sutton used sexist language towards her, and in October an internal British Cycling investigation led by board member Alex Russell upheld that complaint….

Sports parents: We’re all LaVar Ball – ESPN

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Domonique Foxworth and Will Cain say it’s all an egotistical act for LaVar Ball to say his kids are better set up for success than LeBron James’. NEXT VIDEO Lavar Ball makes Stephen A. apoplectic LaVar Ball’s appearance on First Take brings plenty of fireworks and somehow ends with an invitation for pancakes. As someone immersed in the sports-parenting dynamic, I am fascinated by LaVar Ball. And bemused. And outraged….

UK Sport: ‘Serious concerns’ over British Cycling’s handling of Varnish sexism claims – The Guardian

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The elite funding agency UK Sport has told British Cycling’s board it has “serious concerns” about its handling of allegations against their former technical director Shane Sutton and has still not received key information about the case. Last April, the former Great Britain rider Jess Varnish claimed Sutton used sexist language towards her, and in October an internal British Cycling investigation led by board member Alex Russell upheld that complaint….