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Fans dismay as Premier League snubs cap on away ticket prices

published about 3 hours ago
• Clubs fail to back fans’ pricing proposal at recent meeting• ‘Supporters will not let them off hook,’ says FSF spokespersonThe Football Supporters’ Federation has expressed bitter disappointment that Premier League clubs failed to back a measure to cap away ticket prices at their most recent meeting, while Liverpool have expressed dismay at the news that some of their supporters are to stage a walkout from Saturday’s game against Sunderland in protest at the new Anfield pricing structure.It is understood ... more

Once Ubiquitous, Daily Fantasy Sports Now Seems Vulnerable

published about 3 hours ago
Once Ubiquitous, Daily Fantasy Sports Now Seems Vulnerable
The industry has declined to the point that some experts wonder if it can survive in its current form and outlast the lack of regulation that fueled its growth.

Liverpool’s Ian Ayre urges fans to ‘look at facts’ over ticket prices

published about 3 hours ago
• Chief executive says planned protest is ‘disappointing’ • ‘It is 200 tickets at £77 for six games a season’Ian Ayre, the Liverpool chief executive, has said he is staggered that supporters would walk out of Saturday’s game against Sunderland in protest at rising ticket costs at Anfield and denied prices could have been reduced thanks to next season’s record broadcasting deal.Liverpool’s new ticket price structure has attracted fierce criticism since it was announced some seats in the redeveloped Main ... more

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden to retire June 30

published about 3 hours ago
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden will retire June 30, the school announced Friday. Haden will still oversee USC’s fundraising for planned renovations to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum from July 1, 2016, to June, 30, 2017. “Our campus now bears Pat Haden’s stamp in perpetuity,” USC President C.L....

Ex-NFL Star Plaxico Burress Gets Probation for Tax Evasion

published about 3 hours ago
Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has five years to repay New Jersey $56,000 in back taxes and restitution


Jazz-Wizards Game Rescheduled for Feb. 18

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Jazz-Wizards Game Rescheduled for Feb. 18
SALT LAKE CITY (February 5, 2016) – The NBA announced today that the postponed game between the Utah Jazz and Washington
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Jazz-Wizards postponed game rescheduled for Feb. 18

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The National Basketball Association announced today that the Jan. 23 game between the Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards, which was postponed due to severe weather ... more

HEAT TO HOST THROWBACK HEAT TAKEOVER EVENT

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HEAT TO HOST THROWBACK HEAT TAKEOVER EVENT
The Throwback HEAT Campaign Charged by Mountain Dew has officially launched.
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Weekend Reading 02/05: Sports Stories “Around The Net”

published about 2 hours ago
Weekend Reading 02/05: Sports Stories “Around The Net”
Interested in some weekend sports reading? Here are some of the most stimulating articles we’ve gathered from around the web this week.

Nicolas Batum: Home Away From Home

published about 2 hours ago
Nicolas Batum: Home Away From Home
By Sam Perley
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After the Super Bowl, Death Wish Coffee Might Need Its Own Brew to Keep Up

published about 2 hours ago
After the Super Bowl, Death Wish Coffee Might Need Its Own Brew to Keep Up
Thanks to its rabid, and presumably well caffeinated, fan base, the small company in upstate New York won a 30-second advertisement spot during the game ... more

Joe Cool Tops List of Best Super Bowl Passing Performances

published about 2 hours ago
The face of most successful NFL teams nowadays is the quarterback, so it should come as no surprise that seven of the past eight league ... more

Vegas Bookmakers Want Broncos to Cover Super Bowl Spread

published about 3 hours ago
Las Vegas casinos aren't against Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning winning a Super Bowl in what is likely his final game but prefer the Carolina ... more

NFL Sponsorship Revenue Rises 4.4 Percent in 2015 Season

published about 4 hours ago
The NFL's rough time off the field in recent years is doing little to hurt its coffers as sponsorship revenue rose 4.4 percent to $1.2 ... more

Manziel's Agent Drops Quarterback After Police Inquiries

published about 6 hours ago
Johnny Manziel's agent has dropped the quarterback following two police investigations in Texas last weekend.

Maple Leafs 3, Devils 2 | Shootout: Maple Leafs Edge Devils as Coach Mike Babcock Celebrates Milestone

published about 16 hours ago
P. A. Parenteau scored in a shootout, capping a comeback by Toronto in its coach’s 1,000th N.H.L. game.

N.H.L. Roundup: Bruins Need Shootout to Notch Comeback Victory Over Sabres

published about 17 hours ago
Ryan Spooner scored in regulation and the shootout to give Boston a lift.

Rangers 4, Wild 2: Down by Two, Rangers Rally and Double the Wild’s Score

published about 18 hours ago
Rangers 4, Wild 2: Down by Two, Rangers Rally and Double the Wild’s Score
Derick Brassard set up the tying goal and scored the game-winner early in the third period as the Rangers won their fourth straight home game.

Jack Riley, U.S. Coach of 1960 Gold Medal Hockey Team, Dies at 95

published 1 day ago
Jack Riley, U.S. Coach of 1960 Gold Medal Hockey Team, Dies at 95
Riley, who coached at Army from 1950 to 1986, transformed his team of bickering amateurs into Olympic champions at the Squaw Valley Games.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Top Player to Return

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Amanda Kessel, a former collegiate national player of the year, is returning to play at the University of Minnesota one year after saying she was ... more

Hoover Beats Reds in Arbitration, Improving Players to 2-0

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Reliever J.J. Hoover has won his salary arbitration case against the Cincinnati Reds, improving players to 2-0 against teams this year.

Venezuela Tops Cuba in Caribbean Series of Baseball

published about 16 hours ago
Alex Romero, Jose Martinez and Sandy Leon drove in runs to lead Venezuela's Aragua Tigers to a 3-1 victory Thursday over Cuba's Ciego de Avila ... more

Citi Field and Yankee Stadium Could Become Off Limits to Smokeless Tobacco

published about 20 hours ago
Citi Field and Yankee Stadium Could Become Off Limits to Smokeless Tobacco
A New York City Council member is set to introduce a bill that that would ban smokeless tobacco from public arenas in the five boroughs.

Fernando Rodney and Padres Finalize $2 Million, 1-Year Deal

published about 21 hours ago
Reliever Fernando Rodney and the San Diego Padres completed their $2 million, one-year contract on Thursday.

Bash Brother to Cash Brother: Canseco Hits Japan Bank Plan

published about 22 hours ago
A Japanese economic plan has prompted Jose Canseco to jump into a whole new field — financial advice.

Chelsea's rising stars are not given chance to shine... Louis van Gaal has got plenty wrong at Manchester United but at least he is prepared to blood the youngsters

published about 2 hours ago
Chelsea's rising stars are not given chance to shine... Louis van Gaal has got plenty wrong at Manchester United but at least he is prepared to blood the youngsters
MARTIN KEOWN: It’s interesting that Chelsea and Manchester United have had vastly different youth policies in recent years. Blues kids are not given a chance ... more

Daniel Sturridge will not play for Liverpool unless 100%, says Jamie Carragher as striker trains with first-team on the eve of Sunderland clash at Anfield

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Daniel Sturridge will not play for Liverpool unless 100%, says Jamie Carragher as striker trains with first-team on the eve of Sunderland clash at Anfield
Injury-prone Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will not play unless he is 100 per cent fit, according to former team-mate Jamie Carragher. The striker is closing ... more

Arsenal scrap plans to increase 2016-17 season ticket prices after fans' backlash at extra charge for match against Barcelona

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Arsenal scrap plans to increase 2016-17 season ticket prices after fans' backlash at extra charge for match against Barcelona
Supporters were left enraged when the club announced they would be making an additional charge to season tickets for 2016-17 less than a month after ... more

Manchester City complain to FA in writing after Chelsea FA Cup clash is scheduled day before club fly to face Dynamo Kiev

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Manchester City complain to FA in writing after Chelsea FA Cup clash is scheduled day before club fly to face Dynamo Kiev
IAN LADYMAN EXCLUSIVE: The FA have confirmed that the fifth round tie at Stamford Bridge will take place at 4pm on February 21, the day ... more

Portugal U17 1-1 England U17: Young Lions kick-off Algarve Tournament with draw against hosts 

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Portugal U17 1-1 England U17: Young Lions kick-off Algarve Tournament with draw against hosts 
Tottenham’s Samuel Shashoua earned England’s Young Lions a draw against hosts Portugal in their opening match at the Algarve Tournament.

Scotland unfazed by history - Hines

published about 4 hours ago
Scotland's recent record against England 'makes no difference' as they target a first win since 2008 on Saturday.

Six Nations 2016 - the pundits' view

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It's going to be tight - but according to our panel of rugby greats, there's only going to be one winner of the 2016 Six ... more

VIDEO: The Calcutta Cup through the ages

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Watch the Calcutta Cup through the ages as England face Scotland this weekend in one of sport's oldest fixtures.

BBC launches Six Nations into space

published about 7 hours ago
The Six Nations is set to be launched into space as astronaut Tim Peake gets a front-row seat for Scotland v England.

VIDEO: New England coach refreshing - Edwards

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England captain Charlotte Edwards describes the arrival of new coach Mark Robinson as "refreshing" ahead of their ICC's Women's Championship matches against South Africa.

Jang Leads by 1 at Halfway Point of LPGA Tour

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Lydia Ko returned Friday morning for a 15-foot birdie putt to finish the second round of the Coates Golf Championship. Three putts later, she was ... more
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Els Moves Into Contention in Dubai; McIlroy Just Makes Cut

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Ernie Els surged into contention Friday at the Dubai Desert Classic, while Rory McIlroy struggled just to make the cut.
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Golf: Els Rediscovers Form in Dubai, McIlroy Slips Off Pace

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Ernie Els enjoyed a return to form as he moved to within a shot of the lead at the Dubai Desert Classic after the second ... more
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Ricky Fowler Brings Style and Substance to Phoenix Open

published about 14 hours ago
The Waste Management Phoenix Open is a bit out there by PGA Tour standards. So is Rickie Fowler.
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Sports Briefing | Golf: 3 Share Lead in Arizona

published about 17 hours ago
Rickie Fowler, Shane Lowry and Hideki Matsuyama shared the lead at six under par in the suspended first round of the Phoenix Open.
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VIDEO: New England coach refreshing - Edwards

published about 8 hours ago
England captain Charlotte Edwards describes the arrival of new coach Mark Robinson as "refreshing" ahead of their ICC's Women's Championship matches against South Africa.

Amir takes hat-trick for Karachi

published about 8 hours ago
Mohammad Amir claims a hat-trick for Karachi Kings in the second match of the inaugural Pakistan Super League in Duabi.

Memorial service for Sussex bowler

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A memorial service takes place to celebrate the life of a cricketer who had been tipped to play for England.

England women ready for in-form SA

published about 15 hours ago
England's women return to action for the first time since August when their one-day series against South Africa begins on Sunday.

ICC to lessen power of 'big three'

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The ICC is to review its decision-making executive committee, with India, England and Australia not guaranteed places.
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