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Former Texas A&M AD on Texas rivalry: 'We don't need them anymore'

Wednesday  22:51,   28 june 2017
theScore

If former Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne had a say, the Aggies' rivalry with Texas would never be renewed. Byrne was with the program from 2003-12 and witnessed the end of the rivalry when Texas A&M left the Big 12 for[...]

Nike Co-Founder Says Not Even Tiger Could Make Golf Profitable

Wednesday  22:51,   28 june 2017
Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- Phil Knight, co-founder of Nike Inc., was so enamored with a young Tiger Woods that the company began recruiting him three years before signing him to an endorsement deal at 20. “You could see him coming from way back,” Knight said[...]

Sportscaster James Brown lost 74 pounds and now looks like a totally different person

Wednesday  22:40,   28 june 2017
For The Win

The three-time Emmy-winner looks very different.The NFL Today host lost 74 pounds and now looks completely[...]

Rewriting the Hall of Fame rubric for today's pitchers

Wednesday  22:27,   28 june 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Not so long ago, it was easy to say what makes a Hall of Fame pitcher. 300 wins? Check. 3,000 strikeouts? Check. Not so long ago, it was easy to say what makes a Hall of Fame pitcher. 300 wins? Check. 3,000 strikeouts? Check. Mix in a few[...]

Preview 2017: Top 20 Quarterbacks

Wednesday  22:10,   28 june 2017
College Football News

<p>Who are the best quarterbacks coming into the 2017 college football season?</p>Who are the best quarterbacks coming into the 2017 college football season? The key to this - this is a projection of the top COLLEGE quarterbacks, and not[...]

Trump welcomes World Series champion Cubs to White House

Wednesday  22:05,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

President Donald Trump has welcomed the manager and several players from the World Series champion Chicago Cubs to the White House. Trump met with manager Joe Maddon and some Cubs on Wednesday, and calls the Cubs a ''great team.''They gave him a[...]

FIA to examine Vettel collision with Hamilton

Wednesday  22:00,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

Formula One's governing body says it will take another look at Sebastian Vettel's deliberate collision with Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after the German driver escaped with only a time penalty. Vettel swerved his Ferrari into [...]

Away from the NFL spotlight, financial ruin drove Clinton Portis to the brink of murder

Wednesday  21:45,   28 june 2017
Sports Illustrated

Fortune pilfered, Clinton Portis contemplated revenge under the veil of darkness.&nbsp;Fortune pilfered, Clinton Portis contemplated revenge under the veil of darkness. On a handful of late nights and early mornings in 2013 he lurked in his car[...]

Trailblazing jockey Payne fails dope test

Wednesday  21:41,   28 june 2017
Reuters

Michelle Payne, the first woman jockey to ride a Melbourne Cup winner, has been stood down after failing a doping test, racing stewards said on Wednesday. Payne had tested positive to Phentermine, a banned appetite suppressant, after submitting a [...]

Joshua could face Klitschko in Vegas - promoter

Wednesday  21:41,   28 june 2017
AFP

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's possible rematch with Wladimir Klitschko could be staged in Las Vegas, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Wednesday. Joshua, the IBF and WBA heavyweight champion, is waiting to see if terms will be agreed[...]

America's Cup foiling technology set to fly beyond racing boats

Wednesday  21:41,   28 june 2017
Reuters

<p>From water taxis that "fly" on hydrofoils to aircraft wings and cutting-edge car steering wheels, the America's Cup has produced technology with potential far beyond its "foiling" catamarans.</p>With their focus on[...]

Armstrong blasts Tour over Ullrich snub

Wednesday  21:40,   28 june 2017
AFP

Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping, lashed out at race organisers on Wednesday for not inviting German former champion Jan Ullrich to Saturday's start in Dusseldorf."Rolling out the red carpet for the [...]

Lexi Thompson’s mom undergoing treatment for cancer

Wednesday  21:20,   28 june 2017
Golfweek

Lexi Thompson's mom is undergoing treatment for uterine cancer as her daughter prepares for KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. - Lexi Thompson comes into the year's second major with a heavy burden as her mother, Judy, undergoes[...]

Report: Carmelo could sign with Rockets if Knicks buy him out

Wednesday  21:10,   28 june 2017
Larry Brown Sports

The Houston Rockets acquired Chris Paul in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, and they may not be done adding superstar players.&nbsp;Shortly after Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that Paul is headed to Houston, ESPN’s Stephen [...]

Report: Blake Griffin may still return to Clippers despite Chris Paul exit

Wednesday  21:10,   28 june 2017
Larry Brown Sports

It’s logical to think that the Chris Paul trade may be the first move in the breakup of the Los Angeles Clippers, but that may not necessarily be the case.&nbsp;According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Griffin may not necessarily be turned off by[...]