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Alex Smith finds it 'crazy' that Kaepernick is still unsigned

Thursday  23:42,   17 august 2017
Sportsnaut

Alex Smith got to witness Colin Kaepernick’s work ethic first-hand when the two were teammates for two seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, and he feels it is “crazy” that no team has signed Kaepernick with just three weeks to go until the start of [...]

Turner to launch sports streaming service in 2018

Thursday  23:30,   17 august 2017
Reuters

<p>Turner Broadcasting System plans to launch a standalone sports streaming service for consumers in 2018, the Time Warner Inc unit said on Thursday.</p>The service will offer access to UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches as[...]

Fredericks' temporary ban upheld by IAAF tribunal

Thursday  23:30,   17 august 2017
Reuters

An athletics disciplinary tribunal upheld on Thursday a ban on former Namibian sprinter and IAAF Council member Frankie Fredericks pending an investigation into potential ethics violations. Fredericks, a multiple Olympic sprint silver medalist and a [...]

Cycling: Former Olympic champion Sanchez fails doping test

Thursday  23:30,   17 august 2017
Reuters

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Turner acquires UEFA Champions League and Europa League rights for U.S.

Thursday  23:30,   17 august 2017
MSN

The network will include both competitions in its new over-the-top streaming service, which is set to launch in 2018 .“The launch of Turner’s new OTT sports platform and partnership with UEFA aligns with the company’s continued strategy to further[...]

Barcelona and the world of football condemn deadly La Rambla attack

Thursday  23:30,   17 august 2017
MSN

Police have confirmed that there have been fatal casualties at the tourist landmark, leading clubs and players to condemn the suspected terrorist actThe thoroughfare is one of Barcelona's most famous landmarks, and is a hotspot for tourists from[...]

Report: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving did not meet in Miami

Thursday  23:20,   17 august 2017
MSN

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving apparently were both in Miami over the past weekend. But despite reports to the contrary, the Cleveland Cavaliers teammates — for now — did not actually meet, according to comments made by Stephen A.[...]

After hearing, UNC now awaits NCAA ruling in academic case

Thursday  23:05,   17 august 2017
Associated Press

North Carolina has wrapped up a two-day hearing with an NCAA infractions committee panel that will decide whether the school faces penalties tied to its multi-year academic scandal. Now the case goes into yet another holding pattern.School officials [...]

K-State's Snyder takes on cancer, another season

Thursday  23:05,   17 august 2017
The Sports Xchange

The beginning of a second quarter-century as Kansas State head coach has arrived for Bill Snyder, and he will commemorate by kicking a habit. He no longer drinks coffee. Gave it up. Doctor's orders. It didn't mix well with the treatments and [...]

Eight shakeups that can knock chalk out of college football in 2017

Thursday  22:51,   17 august 2017
Sporting News

How can we shake up the College Football Playoff? Here are eight scenarios that could knock the chalk out of the 2017 season.The 2017 College Football Playoff picture is, in a word,[...]

Eight shakeups that can knock chalk out of college football in 2017

Thursday  22:51,   17 august 2017
Sporting News

How can we shake up the College Football Playoff? Here are eight scenarios that could knock the chalk out of the 2017 season.The 2017 College Football Playoff picture is, in a word,[...]

How ex-NFL LB Shawne Merriman is working to diversify NASCAR and its fan base

Thursday  22:50,   17 august 2017
For The Win

Merriman wants to have a positive impact on the sport he loves.Growing up in Maryland just outside of Washington, D.C., the retired NFL linebacker said he watched races on TV. He followed superstars Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Richard Petty and remembers [...]

Former Patriots NT Williams dies

Thursday  22:36,   17 august 2017
The Sports Xchange

Former New England Patriots nose tackle Lester Williams died on Wednesday at his home in Birmingham, Ala., the team announced. The Patriots did not divulge the cause of death for Williams, who was 58. Williams started for New England in Super Bowl[...]

Bucs offensive line pranks rookies with fake $26,000 dinner bill

Thursday  22:25,   17 august 2017
MSN

A handful of Tampa Bay Buccaneers players pulled a fast one on two rookies by presenting them with a bogus $26,000 bill at the team’s annual rookie dinner. Tradition dictates rookies foot the bill for each position group.&nbsp;A handful of Tampa [...]

Multiple brawls erupt during 49ers, Broncos joint practice

Thursday  22:10,   17 august 2017
Sportsnaut

Tempers were flaring in a major way Thursday when multiple brawls broke out during joint practices between the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos.&nbsp;Tempers were flaring in a major way Thursday when multiple brawls broke out during joint[...]