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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) The Southeastern Conference says it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at its games.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida cornerback Jalen ''Teez'' Tabor wants NFL coaches, general managers and scouts to forget everything he's done the last two months.
  Fox Sports:College Football
(STATS) - FCS programs Stony Brook, Southern Utah and North Dakota have scheduled games against Utah State, a report said Tuesday.
  Fox Sports:College Football
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says the Spartans are ''extremely concerned'' about allegations of sexual assault made against three football players, and he says other questions about his team and spring practice are ''trivial'' in comparison.
  Fox Sports:College Football
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said Tuesday that Parris Campbell is distinguishing himself at receiver, and K.J. Hill, Terry McLaurin and Binjimen Victor are right behind him as the Buckeyes try to breathe some life back into their passing game this spring.
  Fox Sports:College Football
(STATS) - End a college career at a national power with 211 receptions for 3,130 yards and 27 touchdowns, and that wide receiver would surely be the toast of FCS-level prospects heading into the NFL Draft.
  Fox Sports:College Football
Alabama OT Cam Robinson has the size and athleticism to be a franchise tackle, but will his balance issues throw off NFL teams?
  Fox Sports:College Football
After a slew of arrests and negative headlines around college football, here is a story about a team -- NC State football -- doing something right.We sometimes forget that college football players are adolescents, with all of the same hormones and dumb impulses that we had when we were in college....
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(STATS) - A four-game homestand highlights Cornell's 2017 schedule as the Ivy League program seeks continued improvement in coach David Archer's fifth season.
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The Auburn player and Florida coach have a bit of history
03/28/2017   NY Times Sports
03/28/2017   Google Sports

ESPN

Eagles add to defense, sign DE Chris Long, CB Patrick Robinson
ESPN
PHOENIX -- In need of pass-rushing help, the Philadelphia Eagles reached a two-year deal with veteran defensive end Chris Long on Tuesday. I'm ready to work!!! #FlyEaglesFly. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) March 28, 2017. Philadelphia also added help ...
Chris Long signs with EaglesNBCSports.com
Defensive end Chris Long to Eagles: 5 things to knowNJ.com
Chris Long signs with Eagles, beefing up their edge rush in 2017SB Nation
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03/28/2017   Google Sports

ESPN

Adam Gase believes free agent Jay Cutler still has plenty to offer teams
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Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase believes free agent Jay Cutler still has plenty to offer teams in need of help at quarterback. "I think he's a starting quarterback in the NFL," Gase told reporters at the owners meetings in Phoenix. Unfortunately ...
Tuesday's PM Hot Clicks: Emily Marsh; Jay Cutler's bare butt is now on Instagram RECREATING HISTORYSports Illustrated
LOOK: Naked Jay Cutler enjoying vacation, reportedly might not play in 2017CBSSports.com
Jay Cutler Photographed Naked on Instagram by Wife Kristin CavallariBleacher Report
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03/28/2017   Reuters Sports
(The Sports Xchange) - President Donald Trump will not participate in the longstanding tradition of presidents throwing out a ceremonial first pitch at Washington Opening Day games due to a scheduling conflict.
03/28/2017   Reuters Sports
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Iran took a significant step towards qualifying for next year's World Cup finals with a 1-0 win over China on Tuesday that pushed Marcello Lippi's team closer to the brink of elimination.
03/28/2017   Google Sports

Larry Brown Sports

Lonzo Ball on Markelle Fultz: 'I'm better than him'
Larry Brown Sports
The latest shot has been fired in the budding rivalry between top point guard prospects Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz. In an appearance Tuesday on ESPN 710 LA, Ball spoke about Fultz, who is his primary competition to be selected No. 1 overall in next ...

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03/28/2017   Reuters Sports
(Reuters) - Liverpool's England midfielder Adam Lallana could be out for up to a month after suffering a thigh injury on international duty, British media reported on Tuesday.
03/28/2017   Google Sports

Washington Times

Centralized replay review proposal approved
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According to Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network, owners unanimously approved the centralized replay review proposal. The rule will put the replay process in the hands of NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino and his crew in New York, taking ...
Owners revamp video replay for officiatingFOXSports.com
NFL's huge overtime rule change gets tabled, change to kickoff gets voted downCBSSports.com
NFL Prohibits “Leaping” Block, Announces Other Rule Changes For 2017Seahawks.com
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03/28/2017   Google Sports

Washington Post

Trump declines Nationals' invitation to throw out first pitch on Opening Day
Washington Post
Presidents have regularly thrown out the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day for Washington's major league team going back more than a century, but the tradition will not resume this year. The Nationals invited President Trump to do the honors on ...
Report: President Donald Trump could throw out first pitch at Nationals gameCBSSports.com
Donald Trump Reportedly Won't Throw 1st Pitch for Nationals Due to SchedulingBleacher Report
Nationals: Trump declined invite for opening day 1st pitchUSA TODAY
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03/28/2017   Reuters Sports
(Reuters) - Alexander Bukharov scored a stoppage-time equalizer as World Cup hosts Russia came from two goals down at halftime to hold Belgium to a 3-3 draw in a friendly in Sochi on Tuesday.
03/28/2017   NY Times Sports
The picture that L.P.G.A. golfers paint of the president as a respectful supporter of women stands in contrast to his record of speaking about women in degrading terms, our columnist writes.
03/28/2017   Google Sports

ESPN

NBA OnScene in Texas: San Antonio and Houston separated by one seed, 195 miles
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ESPN NBA writer Tim MacMahon recaps the circus of both LeBron James and Spurs fans all under one roof at the AT&T Center. (2:23). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Pinterest · Email; comment. 1:43 PM ET. ESPN.com. Facebook · Twitter ...
Skip Bayless: The imploding Cavaliers quit on each other in embarrassing lossFOXSports.com
Cleveland Cavaliers continue to look slow and old: Fedor's five observationscleveland.com
LeBron James on Celtics overtaking Cavs for first place: 'That's fine'CBSSports.com
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03/28/2017   Reuters Sports
(Reuters) - USA Hockey and the women's national team reached a tentative agreement in their wage dispute that will avert a boycott of the upcoming world championships, according to a USA Today report on Tuesday.
03/28/2017   Reuters Sports
ZURICH (Reuters) - Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from their next four competitive internationals, starting with Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Bolivia, for swearing at a match official, FIFA said on Tuesday.
03/28/2017   Google Sports

NBCSports.com

Oakland councilman wants Raiders out now
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The Raiders are headed to Las Vegas after Monday's 31-1 vote by NFL owners to approve their relocation for the 2020 season. That leaves three seasons for the Raiders to play elsewhere and team owner Mark Davis suggested after the vote that the Raiders ...
With $6.7 billion in public money, NFL closes stadium eraESPN (blog)
Raiders' move to Las Vegas leaves some feeling ambivalentNFL.com
NFL approved 8 new rules and Raiders moved to Vegas during 2017 owners meetingSB Nation
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03/28/2017   Google Sports

Sports Illustrated

Circumstances of Messi's four-game Argentina ban open wide array of questions
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BUENOS AIRES – On Thursday, Lionel Messi swore at an assistant referee. It was an extended string of expletives and was not particularly edifying, but nor was it particularly extraordinary, just the usual Argentine practice of arranging the words p**a ...
FIFA suspends Lionel Messi for four World Cup qualifiers for insulting a refereeWashington Post
Lionel Messi suspended FOUR Argentina games for verbally abusing assistant refereeYahoo Sports
Lionel Messi suspended 4 matches for insulting ref as Argentina's World Cup hopes hang in balanceFOXSports.com
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03/28/2017   Reuters Sports
(Reuters) - Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris, who is recovering in hospital from injuries sustained in an off-piste accident, received good news on Tuesday when he was provisionally nominated to Canada's 2018 Olympic team.
03/28/2017   NY Times Sports
The suspension, for using “insulting words” with an official, begins immediately. It does not apply to Barcelona games.
03/28/2017   Google Sports

Sports Illustrated

Florida softball coach apologizes after postgame tussle with Auburn player
Sports Illustrated
An unusual scene unfolded after Monday night's Auburn-Florida softball game when Tigers senior Haley Fagan and Florida coach Tim Walton got in a shoving match. The incident occurred in the postgame handshake line after Auburn's 1–0 win. Fagan ...
Florida coach sorry after shoving Auburn player after gameFOXSports.com
Florida softball coach, Auburn shortstop get into it in handshake lineWashington Post
Auburn softball player and Florida coach have heated postgame exchange after long historySB Nation
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03/28/2017   Reuters Sports
(Reuters) - Giro d'Italia great Mario Cipollini bemoaned Italy's lack of talent on the international cycling circuit, naming former Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali as the only 'talented' rider.
03/28/2017   NY Times Sports
Cleveland is 6-9 in March, but Coach Tyronn Lue has insisted that the team has a plan to fix its defense and rebounding when the playoffs come around.
03/28/2017   ESPN College Sports
Béisbol Life has a sister: Softball Life
03/28/2017   Reuters Sports
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will have to make do without world number one Andy Murray for their Davis Cup quarter-final in France after he was omitted on Tuesday from captain Leon Smith's team due to injury.
03/28/2017   NY Times Sports
In the game’s infancy, different leagues played by different rules — and that cacophony encouraged creativity.
03/28/2017   NY Times Sports
The Golden Knights received an escort home and will have a day of their own after winning their second N.C.A.A. women’s championship in four seasons.
03/27/2017   Reuters Sports
(Reuters) - Roger Federer produced another dazzling performance on Monday, easing past Juan Martin del Potro in the third round at the Miami Open.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
Federer never lost serve as he beat Juan Martín del Potro, 6-3, 6-4. Federer plays again Tuesday against 14th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
An 0-4 trip in which Carmelo Anthony didn’t play the final two games extinguished their faint playoff hopes. The long-term view is the team’s only concern.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
The Huskies scored 17 unanswered points in the first quarter and never looked back. Next up is Mississippi State, the No. 2 seed out of the Oklahoma City Region, on Friday in Dallas.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
James left the game after being elbowed in the back in the third quarter, and the Cavaliers slipped behind the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
Las Vegas was willing to offer a $750 million public subsidy to gain the Raiders, even as school class sizes had to be increased for lack of funds.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
Jeurys Familia, the team’s closer, met with Commissioner Rob Manfred to make his case about a ban under baseball’s domestic violence policy.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
It’s a home rematch on Tuesday against the United States, whose two meaningless goals during a 2013 visit cost the Panamanians a chance at a berth.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
Pressing U.S.A. Hockey for a better deal, players had not yet achieved their objectives on Monday night. But their support grew to include several United State senators.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
In 1917, the Seattle Metropolitans became the first United States team to win the Stanley Cup. But now, without an arena, or a team, few know of its past.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
There are decisions to make with Steven Matz dealing with elbow pain, Zack Wheeler returning from Tommy John surgery and Seth Lugo suddenly struggling.
03/27/2017   KHQ High School Sports
PHOENIX - NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The vote was a foregone conclusion after the league and Raiders were not satisfied with Oakland's proposals for a new stadium, and Las Vegas stepped up with $750 million in public money.
03/27/2017   NY Times Sports
Other quarterbacks, perhaps lesser ones, have landed spots on N.F.L. rosters. Some wonder if Kaepernick’s protests have kept teams away.
03/22/2017   KHQ High School Sports
Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto, as announced by the WHL on Wednesday morning, has been named to the league’s Western Conference Second All-Star Team. Yamamoto, who led the Western Conference in scoring (6th overall) with 42 goals and 57 assists for 99 points, was left off the score sheet just 11 times in 65 games. He is considered a top prospect for this summer’s 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Via the WHL’s official release: Calgary, AB – T...
03/21/2017   KHQ High School Sports
Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik has signed an amateur tryout contract (ATO) with the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL, allowing him to join the club and potentially make his professional debut. Elynuik, who just completed his 19-year-old season with the Chiefs, was a third round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by Charlotte’s parent club, the Carolina Hurricanes. He has not yet signed his entry-level contract with Carolina. Via the official statement...
03/17/2017   KHQ High School Sports
By Spokane Chiefs Morgan Geekie’s second goal of the night 28 seconds into overtime lifted the Tri City Americans to a 5-4 win over the Spokane Chiefs Friday night in Kennewick. The loss extended Spokane’s season long losing streak to 8 straight, while Tri City snapped a 5 game losing skid with the victory. Tri City has now won 9 of 11 against the Chiefs this season. The Americans took a 1-0 lead after one as Vladislav Lukin scored with just 24 seconds remaining in the ...
03/13/2017   KHQ High School Sports
SPOKANE, Wash. - Villanova, the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college basketball poll of the season. The Wildcats (31-3) were a runaway choice Monday, receiving 59 first-place votes from the 65-member media panel. Gonzaga (32-1), which received the other six first-place votes, and Kansas, two No. 1 seeds for the tournament, were second and third.
03/11/2017   KHQ High School Sports
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs scored three goals in the third period in a comeback bid that fell just short on Saturday night at Spokane Arena as they lost to the visiting Prince George Cougars, 4-3. NHL Draft prospects Jaret Anderson-Dolan and Kailer Yamamoto led the offense for Spokane with two and three points, respectively. Prince George opened the game with a flurry, scoring three goals in the first period to jump out to a 3-0 lead. Josh Curtis scored hi...
03/10/2017   KHQ High School Sports
SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane forward Kailer Yamamoto scored his team-leading 38th goal of the season on Friday night at Spokane Arena as the Chiefs lost to the visiting Portland Winterhawks, 4-2. The loss was Spokane’s fifth in a row. Portland got the scoring underway early in the first period as Cody Glass scored his 30th of the year on a rebound opportunity, chipping the puck over starting goaltender Jayden Sittler’s right shoulder to make it 1-0 a...
03/08/2017   KHQ High School Sports
Philadelphia Flyers prospect Carter Hart earned his eighth shutout of the season on Wednesday night as the Spokane Chiefs fell to the Everett Silvertips, 4-0.
02/28/2017   KHQ High School Sports
SPOKANE, Wash. - We're about two months away from Spokane's most famous run!  The 41st Bloomsday takes place on May 7, 2017 and on Tuesday, race organizers outlined what's new for runners this year.