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Bathurst 1000, The Great Australian Race

Bathurst 1000, The Great Australian Race


By: dave-2693993  •  Sports  •  8 Comments  •  11 months ago

This weekend in Australian Motorsports history, an era comes to an end. For those not familiar with the race details will follow in the body of the discussion. This will be the last time an...
How bad are the Buffalo Bills? Cornerback Vontae Davis retired at halftime on Sunday

How bad are the Buffalo Bills? Cornerback Vontae Davis retired at halftime on Sunday


Via: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  2 Comments  •  11 months ago

https://sports.yahoo.com/bad-bills-cornerback-vontae-davis-retired-halftime-sunday-211324991.html Vontae Davis didn’t even wait until the end of Sunday’s Buffalo Bills loss to retire. He quit...
Here’s what Formula 1 cars may look like in 2021 if the sport gets its way

Here’s what Formula 1 cars may look like in 2021 if the sport gets its way


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  4 Comments  •  11 months ago

Formula 1 has become quite forward-thinking since getting new owners interested in more than just sucking as much profit out of the sport as possible. That was certainly on display in a series...
Serena Williams is right on women’s treatment but wrong about Saturday

Serena Williams is right on women’s treatment but wrong about Saturday


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Sports  •  19 Comments  •  last year

When Serena Williams threw away the US Open title she has won six times by calling the umpire “a liar” and “a thief”, she cited sexism as the root cause. No male player, she said, would be treated...
Remembering Manuel Ycaza

Remembering Manuel Ycaza


By: vic-eldred  •  Sports  •  2 Comments  •  last year

Manuel Ycaza died on July 16th at the age of 80. He was the first of many Hispanic riders who now dominate the Grand Game of Thoroughbred Racing in the US. From his early years in Panama, (he was...
Position Player Strikes Out Baseball Superstar

Position Player Strikes Out Baseball Superstar


By: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  18 Comments  •  last year

We don't seem to have a lot of sports fans here, but this is pretty cool. The White Sox have used 3rd baseman designated hitter Matt Davidson as a relief pitcher on three occasions this season. He...
Of course Trump attacks LeBron James: the NBA star is a true role model

Of course Trump attacks LeBron James: the NBA star is a true role model


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  1 Comments  •  last year

In the last week we have witnessed LeBron James, a global sports star, open his new school for underprivileged children in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, and his nation’s president publicly attack...
Baseball Has a New Position: The Make-Believe Pitcher

Baseball Has a New Position: The Make-Believe Pitcher


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  8 Comments  •  last year

Baseball 2018: Is it the year of the home run? The year of the strikeout? Nope, it’s the year of the position player getting a chance to pitch. Daniel Descalso, normally an Arizona Diamondbacks...
The South Korean players who sent Germany crashing out of the World Cup

The South Korean players who sent Germany crashing out of the World Cup


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  1 Comments  •  last year

Heading into the match against Germany, the South Korean player who scored the opening goal was despised by his own fans. Last year, Kim Young-gwon fell out of favour with fans for complaining...
Switzerland's Xhaka and Shaqiri charged by Fifa over Serbia goal celebrations

Switzerland's Xhaka and Shaqiri charged by Fifa over Serbia goal celebrations


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  6 Comments  •  last year

Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland’s Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri after they celebrated their goals during a 2-1 World Cup win over Serbia in Kaliningrad by...
What’s so important about the Le Mans 24 Hours race? - 17 Jun 2016

What’s so important about the Le Mans 24 Hours race? - 17 Jun 2016


Via: dave-2693993  •  Sports  •  107 Comments  •  last year

On the face of it, the Le Mans 24 Hours seems like a pretty niche race. It’s hosted in a small city in the French countryside and pits strange-looking cars driven by largely unknown drivers...
Crazy People

Crazy People


Via: dave-2693993  •  Sports  •  110 Comments  •  last year

For anyone interested the Isle of Man TT is this week and Le Mans is the 16th and 17th. The things people will do. Sometimes the need for the challenge and thrill wont let go.
We Had To Choose Between Trump And The Philadelphia Eagles. We Chose The Eagles.

We Had To Choose Between Trump And The Philadelphia Eagles. We Chose The Eagles.


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  67 Comments  •  last year

The Eagles have shown that the only way to lose a fight with Trump is by caring about his trash talk in the first place. Rich Schultz / Getty Images The only place to start this story is with...
 Sterling Brown and the tasing of the black American dream

Sterling Brown and the tasing of the black American dream


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  21 Comments  •  last year

Milwaukee police didn’t just assault a basketball player, they damaged the hopes young people of color have of a better life Another day, another black man violently assaulted by five rogue...
DERSHOWITZ TO SUE AGAINST ISRAELI FLAG BAN AT SPORTS EVENTS IN ARAB STATES

DERSHOWITZ TO SUE AGAINST ISRAELI FLAG BAN AT SPORTS EVENTS IN ARAB STATES


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Sports  •  6 Comments  •  last year

DERSHOWITZ TO SUE AGAINST ISRAELI FLAG BAN AT SPORTS EVENTS IN ARAB STATES “It starts with sports, but it won’t end there,” Harvard Prof. Alan Dershowitz warned. “We won’t allow the Jewish state...
Trump Grants Posthumous Pardon To Boxing Heavyweight Jack Johnson

Trump Grants Posthumous Pardon To Boxing Heavyweight Jack Johnson


Via: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  5 Comments  •  last year

Trump Grants Posthumous Pardon To Boxing Heavyweight Jack Johnson by Summer Concepcion via All TPM News WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to...
Welcome to impossible: The Golden Knights and the NHL miracle that makes no sense

Welcome to impossible: The Golden Knights and the NHL miracle that makes no sense


Via: spikegary  •  Sports  •  4 Comments  •  last year

Source Las Vegas’s new team will play for the Stanley Cup. It’s quite possibly the most surprising, unprecedented and confounding story in the history of the NHL. So what just happened? On...
Indian Country Relay Racing, No place for old men or wimps...

Indian Country Relay Racing, No place for old men or wimps...


By: kavika  •  Sports  •  32 Comments  •  last year

The season start of ''Indian Relay Racing'' will be on full display this coming week.  The basic rules of Indian Relay Racing.. The rules of Indian relay racing, generally simple, can vary...
End Of The Road For One Of The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

End Of The Road For One Of The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time


Via: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  7 Comments  •  last year

Leaderboarding: Breaking down the Hall of Fame career of Ichiro Suzuki by the numbersMatt Snyder 55 mins agoWe can't exactly call it a retirement just yet, but it sure seems like is done playing...
Boston Marathon 2018: Americans dominate both races; Desiree Linden, Sarah Sellers finish 1-2

Boston Marathon 2018: Americans dominate both races; Desiree Linden, Sarah Sellers finish 1-2


Via: tfargo  •  Sports  •  3 Comments  •  last year

From WaPohttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/sports/wp/2018/04/16/boston-marathon-2018-live-how-to-watch-viewers-guide-and-race-times/?utm_term=.1bece92a34a1 Desiree Linden celebrates her...
Wagner, Michigan end Loyola's run 69-57 in Final Four

Wagner, Michigan end Loyola's run 69-57 in Final Four


Via: randy  •  Sports  •  7 Comments  •  last year

By RALPH D. RUSSO From Associated Press March 31, 2018 11:46 PM EST SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Staring down a 10-point, second-half deficit against an underdog that seemed nothing short of blessed...
Stop The Season Now -  Chicago Baseball Teams Hit 9 Home Runs On Opening Day !

Stop The Season Now - Chicago Baseball Teams Hit 9 Home Runs On Opening Day !


Via: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  5 Comments  •  last year

End it right now and let's see the Cubs and White Sox in the World Series.  On opening day 2018, the Cubs hit three home runs in an 8-4 win over the Florida Marlins.  The White Sox hit six home...
How Do You Destroy the Hopes and Dreams of 92% of People From All Over America?

How Do You Destroy the Hopes and Dreams of 92% of People From All Over America?


By: spikegary  •  Sports  •  6 Comments  •  last year

You beat Tucson.  I mean, besides beating them, you have Buffalo beat them.  And beat them like a red-haired step-child. Only 8% picked Buffalo to win.....that should thin out the bracket pool a...
After Showing Almost All Of The Women's Super G Skiing Competitors, NBC Failed To Show The Winner, Because She 'Didn't Have A Chance'

After Showing Almost All Of The Women's Super G Skiing Competitors, NBC Failed To Show The Winner, Because She 'Didn't Have A Chance'


Via: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  44 Comments  •  last year

America's Lindsey Vonn was the first one to go down the Olympic Super G ski course in the women's final Friday night. Vonn made a mistake in the lower part of the course, veering too far to the...
Charlie Weis: McDaniels rebuffing Colts 'unbelievable'

Charlie Weis: McDaniels rebuffing Colts 'unbelievable'


Via: larry-hampton  •  Sports  •  1 Comments  •  last year

Josh McDaniels decided to stay in New England on Tuesday despite reaching an agreement with the Indianapolis Colts to be their next head coach. Most in the NFL -- from players to former coach...
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