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Phil Jackson And The Knicks Expected To Announce Breakup

Wednesday  12:26,   28 june 2017
The Big Lead

Phil Jackson and the Knicks are finally parting[...]

Report: James Dolan considering firing Phil Jackson

Wednesday  09:21,   28 june 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Phil Jackson’s future with the New York Knicks is reportedly in question. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Tuesday that Knicks owner James Dolan is considering firing Jackson, who has served as team president for three seasons. Woj [...]

Report: Yasiel Puig's 1-game suspension for using middle fingers lifted

Wednesday  09:05,   28 june 2017
USA TODAY

Puig will now reportedly donate to charity rather than sit out a game for using an obscene gesture.The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder was initially suspended one game by Major League Baseball for using his middle fingers toward heckling Cleveland[...]

49ers GM John Lynch convinced Colin Kaepernick is ‘fully committed’ to NFL

Wednesday  08:20,   28 june 2017
Niners Wire

49ers general manager John Lynch believes Colin Kaepernick is committed to football, despite speculation, but he needs to speak publicly.A story from Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com this week cited anonymous sources within the 49ers organization that[...]

White Sox rally for walk-off win over Yankees

Wednesday  08:02,   28 june 2017
The Sports Xchange

CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox rallied from a two-run deficit in the final two innings for a walk-off win against the New York Yankees. Jose Abreu's two-run single off Dellin Betances gave the White Sox a 4-3 victory as the Yankees'[...]

Rockets reportedly a serious threat to sign Chris Paul

Wednesday  08:01,   28 june 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Chris Paul will be a man in demand this summer, and the Houston Rockets are the latest team vying for his services. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported on Tuesday night that the Rockets are a serious threat to sign CP3.Story going online now: League sources[...]

Florida beats LSU 6-1 at CWS for 1st national championship

Wednesday  07:50,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>Maybe this wasn't Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan's best team. Is is, however, his first national championship team.</p>Florida (52-19) posted the eighth sweep in the 15 years of the best-of-three finals format, and first since[...]

FIFA Releases Secret Report on Internal Corruption

Wednesday  07:26,   28 june 2017
The Wall Street Journal.

The document produced in 2014 by former U.S. prosecutor Michael J. Garcia has been one of the most closely guarded in international sports and shows rampant favor-mongering by FIFA officials.While it showed no explicit ethical wrongdoing by the[...]

FIFA Releases Secret Report on Internal Corruption

Wednesday  07:26,   28 june 2017
The Wall Street Journal.

The document produced in 2014 by former U.S. prosecutor Michael J. Garcia has been one of the most closely guarded in international sports and shows rampant favor-mongering by FIFA officials.While it showed no explicit ethical wrongdoing by the[...]

Cubs catcher Montero blames Arrieta for Nats' 7 stolen bases

Wednesday  07:20,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero blamed pitcher Jake Arrieta for allowing seven stolen bases in a 6-1 loss to the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. Montero[...]

In With The Old: Gatlin Still Dazzles

Wednesday  06:55,   28 june 2017
Sports on Earth

By track and field standards, Justin Gatlin is an old, old, OLD guy, but somehow, he got his 35-year-old legs churning fast enough for 100 meters last weekend at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships to edge 21-year-old rising star Christian [...]

College World Series Finals 2017: Gators beat LSU, make history with first national title

Wednesday  06:50,   28 june 2017
Sporting News

Follow SN's live blog for updates from the biggest college baseball game of the season between LSU and Florida.The Gators won their first College World Series title in 103 seasons, beating LSU 6-1 in a sweep to take home a well-deserved national [...]

Swimming: Ledecky punches ticket to worlds with 800m win

Wednesday  06:45,   28 june 2017
Reuters

Katie Ledecky qualified for next month's world championships in style by winning the 800 meters freestyle in the year's best time on the opening night of the U.S. National Championships on Tuesday. Ledecky, twice Olympic and world champion[...]

Was Dak Prescott’s rookie season a fluke? What to expect from the NFL’s breakout stars of 2016

Wednesday  06:36,   28 june 2017
For The Win

Putting 10 breakout stars of 2016 under the microscope.As someone who has written about the influence a good supporting cast can have on a quarterback's performance, I totally understand why many are questioning Prescott's tremendous rookie[...]

Nats, Scherzer beat Cubs, Arrieta in Cy Young showdown

Wednesday  06:35,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

Max Scherzer allowed one run and two hits as the Washington Nationals knocked Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta out in the fifth inning on the way to a 6-1 victory Tuesday night in a showdown of the past two NL Cy Young Award winners. Scherzer[...]