Posts Tagged “sports”

Comparing the sports complex plans

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The complexes being proposed in Kent County and Middletown are far from carbon copies of each other. First proposed in 2010, the Kent County Regional Sports Complex, dubbed “The Turf,” will include 13 multi-purpose synthetic turf fields, one dedicated to field hockey, the rest for soccer, lacrosse and other field sports , Strickland said. One…

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Sports Digest: DUI charge for McNabb is his second

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Kentucky sports complex a clear winner

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In 2010, a small Kentucky town 40 miles south of Louisville took the plunge and broke ground on a 158-acre youth sports complex, hoping the project would promote tourism and spark economic development. Three years ago, it opened with a total of 25 fully lit playing fields – half for baseball, half for multiple sports….

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Daily fantasy sports finds growing legion of fans

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Some have quipped that the original fantasy sports leagues were akin to fans on steroids, but the newest rage, daily fantasy sports, appears to be taking sports fanatics into a league of their own. The growth has been tremendous the last year or two, said Andy Billings, Ronald Reagan Chair of Broadcasting at the University…

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Donovan McNabb takes leave of absence from NBC Sports Radio show

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Getty Images On Tuesday, word emerged of former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabbs second DUI arrest in Arizona. McNabb addressed the situation on the air at the top of the Tuesday edition of his show. As of Wednesday, McNabb has left the airwaves, at least temporarily. Donovan McNabb is taking immediate leave to address some personal…

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Seacoast United to buy New England Sports Park

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It was combination of things, Burgess said. It is a good location, right off I-495, with easy access for a lot of towns. It is going to create a lot of opportunities for a lot of players who potentially want a little bit more development of the sport but also to possibly move on to…

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Anti-Christian Sports Talker: Russell Wilson Might be Gay

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A Chicago Sports radio host believes theres a strong chance Russell Wilson is gay. Wilson, somehow started a major media kerfuffle on Sunday when he announced that he wasnt having sex with his pop singer girlfriend Ciara. Wilson explained the couples decision by saying that God told him to guide Ciara. This greatly offends people…

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Sports Illustrated writer Andy Benoit: ‘women’s sports in general not worth …

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Sports Illustrated writerAndy Benoit took a desperately sexist take on todays thrilling Womens World Cup matches featuring England v. Norway and the United States v. Columbia. After MMQB editorMark Mravic tweeted out a great play bringing England to a comeback 2-1 victory, Benoit tweeted this lovely commentary: article source

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Nebraska Hires Director of Sports Analytics and Data Analysis

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Sports are increasingly becoming a data-driven pasttime. Baseball has long had sabermetrics, and devotees of analytics, such as Billy Beane of the Oakland As and Theo Epstein of the Boston Red Sox and now the Chicago Cubs, have used analytical data to develop winning teams. If you follow SB Nations Bill Connelly, you may be…

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Best in College Sports: Ohio State, L’ville, UCLA lead 2014-15 rankings

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Dodd: Ohio State earns No. 1 spot | Norlander: Alford keeps UCLA relevant Once again, the world of college athletics provided a wealth of excitement during the 2014-15 season. Ohio State won the first College Football Playoff, capturing its first national title in the sport since 2002. Duke returned to the top of mens basketball,…

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