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Irma has Florida’s sports teams rescheduling – Fox News

Saturday, September 09, 2017

As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida, the state’s professional sports teams packed up and got out of town just like everyone else. Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays, for example, moved their three-game home series against the New York Yankees out of Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Instead, the two clubs will play Monday through Wednesday at Citi Field in New York, home of the Mets. The Rays are…

Operation ClownFace: Barstool Sports’ Roger Goodell Towel Stunt – Sports Illustrated

Friday, September 08, 2017

Roger Goodell returns to Foxborough tonight to attend his first regular-season game since the 2015 AFC championship, when the drama of Deflategate first stirred. Technically it’s not the commissioner’s first trip to Gillette Stadium, but it’s his first real visit since suspending quarterback Tom Brady for four games and cementing his status among Patriots fans as Public Enemy No. 1. Goodell attended the Patriots’ preseason opener on Aug. 10, a…

Songs We Love: Sports, ‘Making It Right’ – NPR

Friday, September 08, 2017

Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist There should be an industrywide rule that only acts of quality are allowed to name their project something wholly impossible to Google. Luckily for Sports — a Philadelphia-via-Gambier, Ohio twee-punk four-piece — it makes the cut. It’s been two years since we last heard new music from this young…

NBC Sports Takes Early Shot at Goal of Marketing NHL – Variety

Friday, September 08, 2017

To get the National Hockey League’s many players enthused about the league’s coming season, NBC Sports pitted them against serious competitors: a passel of kids. In an athletic complex in Stamford, Conn., players including Dylan Larken of the  Detroit Red Wings and Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks surprise squads of hockey acolytes. The change in the kids’ faces upon learning who they are squaring off against masks the day’s…

Disney Plots Streaming, From ‘Star Wars’ and Marvel to Pay-Per-Sports – New York Times

Friday, September 08, 2017

Mr. Iger said Disney is also working on five original, live-action, Disney-branded movies that will be delivered exclusively through the service. Additionally, it will offer a handful of original Disney-branded shows, several original TV movies, recent seasons of Disney Channel hits and 7,000 episodes of older shows. Newsletter Sign Up Continue reading the main story Thank you for subscribing. An error has occurred. Please try again later. You are already…

Goodell To Be Greeted by 70,000 Clown-Face Towels at Pats … – Sports Illustrated

Friday, September 08, 2017

Roger Goodell returns to Foxborough tonight to attend his first regular-season game since the 2015 AFC championship, when the drama of Deflategate first stirred. Technically it’s not the commissioner’s first trip to Gillette Stadium, but it’s his first real visit since suspending quarterback Tom Brady for four games and cementing his status among Patriots fans as Public Enemy No. 1. Goodell attended the Patriots’ preseason opener on Aug. 10, a…

Songs We Love: Sports, ‘Making It Right’ – NPR

Friday, September 08, 2017

Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist There should be an industrywide rule that only acts of quality are allowed to name their project something wholly impossible to Google. Luckily for Sports — a Philadelphia-via-Gambier, Ohio twee-punk four-piece — it makes the cut. It’s been two years since we last heard new music from this young…

Disney Plots Streaming, From ‘Star Wars’ and Marvel to Pay-Per-Sports – New York Times

Friday, September 08, 2017

Mr. Iger said Disney is also working on five original, live-action, Disney-branded movies that will be delivered exclusively through the service. Additionally, it will offer a handful of original Disney-branded shows, several original TV movies, recent seasons of Disney Channel hits and 7,000 episodes of older shows. Newsletter Sign Up Continue reading the main story Thank you for subscribing. An error has occurred. Please try again later. You are already…

Blizzard unveils plans for new e-sports arena in Los Angeles – The … – The Verge

Friday, September 08, 2017

Blizzard’s ever-growing e-sports ambitions will soon have a new home. Today, the game developer announced plans for an e-sports arena in LA. Officially called Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, the new space will be situated at legendary TV production facility Burbank Studios, and will open next month. Blizzard says the arena “has been custom-tailored to support an exciting live-event experience for local attendees and broadcast audiences around the world.” In addition…

Undefeated Patriots talk ends quickly as they’re blasted by Chiefs in opener – Yahoo Sports

Friday, September 08, 2017

Yeah, that 19-0 talk was premature. We’re not going down the road of burying the New England Patriots after a surprising loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. We’ve been down that road before. But this was an opening night shocker. Not only did the Chiefs beat the Patriots 42-27, the Chiefs looked like the better team most of the night. When Kareem Hunt and Charcandrick West easily sliced through the Patriots’…

Songs We Love: Sports, ‘Making It Right’ – NPR

Friday, September 08, 2017

Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist There should be an industrywide rule that only acts of quality are allowed to name their project something wholly impossible to Google. Luckily for Sports — a Philadelphia-via-Gambier, Ohio twee-punk four-piece — it makes the cut. It’s been two years since we last heard new music from this young…

Operation ClownFace: Barstool Sports’ Roger Goodell Towel Stunt – Sports Illustrated

Friday, September 08, 2017

Roger Goodell returns to Foxborough tonight to attend his first regular-season game since the 2015 AFC championship, when the drama of Deflategate first stirred. Technically it’s not the commissioner’s first trip to Gillette Stadium, but it’s his first real visit since suspending quarterback Tom Brady for four games and cementing his status among Patriots fans as Public Enemy No. 1. Goodell attended the Patriots’ preseason opener on Aug. 10, a…

Songs We Love: Sports, ‘Making It Right’ – NPR

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist There should be an industrywide rule that only acts of quality are allowed to name their project something wholly impossible to Google. Luckily for Sports — a Philadelphia-via-Gambier, Ohio twee-punk four-piece — it makes the cut. It’s been two years since we last heard new music from this young…

Urban Meyer driven ‘insane’ by Herman, Muschamp blaming inherited players – CBSSports.com

Thursday, September 07, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Urban Meyer knows a thing or two about respectfully replacing legends. Twelve years ago, Ohio State’s current coach started a successful run at Florida just four seasons after Steve Spurrier left the Gators. In late 2011, he became the first permanent coach following the firing of Jim Tressel. On Saturday, Meyer will coach against Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley, who himself is three months into taking over for the…

Blizzard unveils plans for new e-sports arena in Los Angeles – The Verge

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Blizzard’s ever-growing e-sports ambitions will soon have a new home. Today, the game developer announced plans for an e-sports arena in LA. Officially called Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, the new space will be situated at legendary TV production facility Burbank Studios, and will open next month. Blizzard says the arena “has been custom-tailored to support an exciting live-event experience for local attendees and broadcast audiences around the world.” In addition…

Best affordable sports car? 2017 Honda Civic Si – Chicago Tribune

Thursday, September 07, 2017

The sign indicated curves ahead. The road was so newly paved it didn’t have a dividing line. The asphalt undulated left and right, with an occasional dip before the far-off turn. There were no houses or driveways, just woods on one side, a meadow on the other. It was the perfect road for the Honda Civic Si. At another time in another place, the vestiges of rain dried on the…

Operation ClownFace: Barstool Sports’ Roger Goodell Towel Stunt – Sports Illustrated

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Roger Goodell returns to Foxborough tonight to attend his first regular-season game since the 2015 AFC championship, when the drama of Deflategate first stirred. Technically it’s not the commissioner’s first trip to Gillette Stadium, but it’s his first real visit since suspending quarterback Tom Brady for four games and cementing his status among Patriots fans as Public Enemy No. 1. Goodell attended the Patriots’ preseason opener on Aug. 10, a…

Songs We Love: Sports, ‘Making It Right’ – NPR

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist Sports. Jess Flynn/Courtesy of the artist There should be an industrywide rule that only acts of quality are allowed to name their project something wholly impossible to Google. Luckily for Sports — a Philadelphia-via-Gambier, Ohio twee-punk four-piece — it makes the cut. It’s been two years since we last heard new music from this young…

Urban Meyer driven ‘insane’ by Herman, Muschamp blaming inherited players – CBSSports.com

Thursday, September 07, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Urban Meyer knows a thing or two about respectfully replacing legends. Twelve years ago, Ohio State’s current coach started a successful run at Florida just four seasons after Steve Spurrier left the Gators. In late 2011, he became the first permanent coach following the firing of Jim Tressel. On Saturday, Meyer will coach against Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley, who himself is three months into taking over for the…

Premier League: Transfer window will close before start of season – BBC Sport

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Renato Sanches, Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain were each a focus of the summer transfer window Premier League clubs have voted to close next summer’s transfer window before the 2018-19 season starts. Managers have complained that allowing players to move once the season is under way causes disruption to their squads and preparations. From next season, the window will close at 17:00 BST on the Thursday before the…