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Pro12 semi-final: Munster 23-3 Ospreys – BBC Sport

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Media playback is not supported on this device Pro12 semi-final highlights: Munster 23-3 Ospreys Munster will take on Scarlets for the 2016-17 Pro12 title in next Saturday’s final after seeing off Ospreys at Thomond Park. The win denied the lacklustre visitors an all-Welsh final against their closest rivals in Dublin. But they could have no complaints on a day when only Munster touched down. Francis Saili, Simon Zebo and Andrew…

Hamilton 4-0 Dundee: Defeat ‘not acceptable’ – Neil McCann – BBC Sport

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Dundee lost their last two games under McCann after securing their top flight status Neil McCann was “embarrassed” by Dundee’s 4-0 loss at Hamilton, with the interim manager unsure on his future. The television pundit took over for the post-split matches, replacing Paul Hartley after a run of seven defeats. McCann steered his former club to safety, winning two and drawing one before finishing with two losses. “I’m very proud…

Arsenal: Stan Kroenke ‘committed long term’ despite Alisher Usmanov bid – BBC Sport

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Stan Kroenke has a 67% stake in Arsenal Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke is committed to the club in the long term, sources have told the BBC. Kroenke has shown no interest in a £1bn bid by Uzbek-born Russian Usmanov to take full control of the Gunners. It is understood the American’s ambition is to win the Premier League and make Arsenal a force in Europe. Gunners legend Ian Wright…

Baseball: Friday’s Southern Section playoff scores and updated pairings – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, May 20, 2017

BASEBALL SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 Second round, Tuesday, 3:15 p.m. unless noted •#1 Huntington Beach at Servite •El Dorado at Dana Hills •Vista Murrieta at Corona, 4 p.m. •#4 South Hills at Riverside North •#3 Sherman Oaks Notre Dame at Redlands East Valley •Dos Pueblos at Mater Dei •Gahr at Foothill •#2 El Toro at Bishop Amat     DIVISION 2 First round, Friday •St. John Bosco 3, King 2…

Arsenal: Stan Kroenke ‘committed long term’ despite Alisher Usmanov bid – BBC Sport

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Stan Kroenke has a 67% stake in Arsenal Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke is committed to the club in the long term, sources have told the BBC. Kroenke has shown no interest in a £1bn bid by Uzbek-born Russian Usmanov to take full control of the Gunners. It is understood the American’s ambition is to win the Premier League and make Arsenal a force in Europe. Gunners legend Ian Wright…

Premiership semi-final: Exeter Chiefs 18-16 Saracens – BBC Sport

Saturday, May 20, 2017

England wing Jack Nowell was bundled over for Exeter Chiefs’ first try at Sandy Park Saracens’ hopes of consecutive domestic and European titles were dashed as Exeter scored a late try to reach their second Premiership final in a row. Sam Simmonds was forced over as the clock wound down to deny Sarries, who beat Clermont to win the Champions Cup last Saturday, in a tense semi-final. Jack Nowell’s try…

Colin Cowherd is a ‘lying sack of crap’: sports anchor – New York Post

Saturday, May 20, 2017

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Friday’s Sports In Brief – Charlotte Observer

Saturday, May 20, 2017

NBA BOSTON (AP) — An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record. And LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers can still do better. Cleveland steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Minutes after the NBA announced the three finalists for the MVP award — and James wasn’t among them…

Wayne Walker, longtime Bay Area sports broadcaster, dies at 80 – SFGate

Saturday, May 20, 2017

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Michigan baseball deals Michigan State critical loss – The Detroit News

Saturday, May 20, 2017

The Spartans and Wolverines split the first two games of the series, a result that works better for Michigan than it does for Michigan State.(Photo: Dale G. Young / Detroit News) Ann Arbor — Michigan State needed to be perfect in the final series of the regular season, a difficult enough feat to pull off while battling for the final spot in next week’s Big Ten tournament. Needing to do…

Seidler puts Chesapeake baseball in a good spot – CapitalGazette.com

Saturday, May 20, 2017

By the looks of things, unless you wear the colors blue and gold and have the letters SP on your cap, it may be hard to defeat the Chesapeake baseball team. River Hill found that out on Friday, as the Hawks came to Pasadena to face the Cougars, who have only lost to Severna Park this season, and after a dominating performance by Chesapeake ace Joe Seidler and clutch hits…

This is what happens when you let kids choose their baseball team name – Mashable

Saturday, May 20, 2017

They’re purportedly a secret society alleged to have a shadowy hand in the world’s most important issues and decisions.  They’re also a fourth-grade baseball team from Illinois.  They are … The Illuminati, and they just turned a double play by leveraging 15 minutes of viral fame into a wholesome fundraiser.  Better yet, this is all because the people demanded it. And you know The Illuminati couldn’t let the people down. …

Mother Nature pushes Bedlam baseball opener conclusion to Saturday – Stillwater News Press

Saturday, May 20, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – For the second-straight night, Mother Nature spoiled Bedlam baseball fans. However, fans at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City were treated to a half game of baseball before rain and lightning suspended the weekend series opener for more than five hours. Oklahoma State led 5-2 after the top half of the fifth inning. Rain began to fall as the half inning ended,…

Column: NHL playoffs greatest show in sports at the moment – ABC News

Saturday, May 20, 2017

If you’re not a hockey fan — and we know there are a LOT of you out there — it might be a good time to reconsider. The NHL playoffs are the greatest show in sports at the moment. You certainly won’t miss anything by flipping away from the NBA. While the hoops postseason is blighted by one rout after another, the NHL is putting on a stellar show that…

Colin Cowherd is a ‘lying sack of crap’: sports anchor – New York Post

Saturday, May 20, 2017

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Welsh Government Sport Wales review finds ‘bullying’ evidence – BBC News

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Evidence supporting allegations of bullying, intimidation and inappropriate language in the troubled quango Sport Wales has been found by an internal Welsh Government review. The chairman of Sport Wales Paul Thomas and vice-chairwoman Adele Baumgardt were sacked by ministers in March. Mr Thomas said the allegations were untrue but Ms Baumgardt said she was not surprised by the findings. No individuals were identified as the source of the alleged bullying….

Baffoe: Roger Ailes’ Awful Legacy Exists In Sports Media – CBS Chicago

Saturday, May 20, 2017

By Tim Baffoe– (CBS) On Thursday morning, Roger Ailes died. Those who say you shouldn’t speak ill of the dead are either stupid or revisionists. The creator of Fox News, Ailes was one of the worst Americans to ever smear his scat across the cultural landscape. He was a serial sexual predator and profiteer in bigotry who made the workplace nightmarish for myriad media employees who were women and/or people of…

Colin Cowherd is a ‘lying sack of crap’: sports anchor – New York Post

Saturday, May 20, 2017

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