Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
last updated: Thu, 02 Jun 2016 12:18:47 -0400

Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games

Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic GamesJust days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press. The AP’s survey of the aquatic Olympic and Paralympic venues has revealed consistent and dangerously high levels of viruses from the pollution, a major black eye on Rio’s Olympic project that has set off alarm bells among sailors, rowers and open-water swimmers.


full story

Wash Post Sports
last updated: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 01:45:03 EST

NCAA basketball: Navy women beat American, earn first NCAA tournament bid
Navy seniors Angela Myers and Cassie Consedine were the first to embrace at center court following a 47-40 victory over American in the Patriot League final Saturday at Alumni Hall. Their improbable journey from the depths of the league standings four seasons ago to champions was complete, and ah...

full story

Sport | The Guardian
last updated: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:18:32 GMT2017-06-23T17:18:32Z

NBA draft: blockbuster Jimmy Butler trade makes Wolves the big winners

Minnesota picked up one of the best players in the league, Philadelphia and LA did what they were supposed to do, and don’t write off San Antonio

Everyone was expecting something major to happen in the NBA on Thursday night, yet it was a little surprising when something actually did. Heading into the 2017 NBA draft there was plenty of talk of a team pulling off a big deal. Insiders threw out names like Paul George, Kristaps Porzingis and LaMacus Aldridge. Yet nobody had the Minnesota Timberwolves trading for the Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler until the deal was nearly completed, after the draft has already begun. The blockbuster deal overshadowed an otherwise a draft night that otherwise went pretty much as expected and heads our discussion of last night’s winners and losers.

Related: NBA draft: social media error sees Fultz heading No1 to (team name) and (City)

Continue reading...

full story

NYT > Sports
last updated: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:43:08 GMT

Let the Waiting Begin: Calling Pitches, Slowly, in College Baseball
The dead time adds up when the call must go from coach to catcher to pitcher, but most coaches are loath to put the responsibility on a young catcher.

full story

CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport
last updated: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:07:26 GMT

Is this the world's best sport team?
The British and Irish Lions take on the All Blacks in New Zealand -- in sporting terms, there are few more daunting tests.

full story

Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed merging with Breaking News
The Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed is merging with Breaking News. Please use http://feeds.news.com.au/public/rss/2.0/fs_breaking_news_13.xml instead.

full story

FOXSPORTS.com.au | Breaking News
last updated: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:58:00 GMT

The returning Saint who’s all grown up
AFTER a year away from St Kilda, Jake Carlisle is a changed man, according to a teammate, and is primed to reassert his influence on the AFL in 2017.

full story

www.espn.com - TOP
last updated: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:00:55 EST

The NFL's top QB deals ... and a little reality
The NFL's top QB deals ... and a little reality

full story

The biggest winners and losers from the 2017 NBA Draft - Washington Post


Washington Post

The biggest winners and losers from the 2017 NBA Draft
Washington Post
NEW YORK — The 2017 NBA Draft was supposed to be wild and unpredictable. Instead, it turned out to go almost exactly according to plan. There was one big trade — with Jimmy Butler going from the Chicago Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves — but ...
Draft Review: Steals of the DraftNBA.com
College basketball lost star power in draft, but it is not left barrenSports Illustrated
2017 NBA Draft: Biggest Winners And LosersYahoo Sports
Bleacher Report -Sporting News -CBSSports.com -Seattle Times
all 1,315 news articles »

full story

Sources: Chris Paul, Blake Griffin will become free agents - ESPN


ESPN

Sources: Chris Paul, Blake Griffin will become free agents
ESPN
Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have notified the Los Angeles Clippers they won't pick up the player options in their contracts for next season, sources told ESPN on Friday. The moves, which were expected, will make them unrestricted free agents July 1.
Chris Paul and Blake Griffin both opt out of contracts with Clippers to become free agentsLos Angeles Times
Draymond Green had a very Draymond reaction to Warriors getting Jordan BellFOXSports.com
Chris Paul Reportedly Declining Clippers Contract Option, Will Become Free AgentBleacher Report
Yahoo Sports -CBSSports.com -SFGate -Sports Illustrated
all 74 news articles »

full story

What was behind the Butler trade, and what each team does now - ESPN


ESPN

What was behind the Butler trade, and what each team does now
ESPN
Pivotal offseasons sneak up on exciting young teams -- especially with the salary cap expected to flatten after an unprecedented two-year bubble that warped the league. The young pup Wolves were about to become expensive. Zach LaVine and Andrew ...
Rajon Rondo Reportedly Could Be Waived by Bulls; Has Pelicans, Pacers InterestBleacher Report
Statistical model predicts big swings for Wolves, Bulls after Jimmy Butler tradeCBSSports.com
Dwyane Wade and the Bulls have an interesting problemSB Nation
Chicago Tribune -Yahoo Sports -FOXSports.com -WLS-TV
all 1,121 news articles »

full story

Magic Johnson says Lonzo Ball 'has greatness written all over him' - ESPN


ESPN

Magic Johnson says Lonzo Ball 'has greatness written all over him'
ESPN
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Lakers wasted no time heaping sky-high expectations upon Lonzo Ball, whom they drafted with the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft. When the organization introduced Ball on Friday at the team's practice ...
Letters: Lakers fans relatively happy with their weekLos Angeles Times
2017 NBA Draft winners and losers: Wolves, Sixers prevail; LaVar sets up Lonzo to failCBSSports.com
Magic sees Lonzo Ball as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding planNBA.com
Sports Illustrated -NFL.com -Washington Post -NBCSports.com
all 1,148 news articles »

full story

Wait over, Valparaiso's Alec Peters ready to start NBA career in Phoenix - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Wait over, Valparaiso's Alec Peters ready to start NBA career in Phoenix
Chicago Tribune
Phoenix Suns draft picks Josh Jackson, Alec Peters and Davon Reed, from left, hold their jerseys at a Friday press conference. (Matt York/AP). Michael OsipoffPost-Tribune. Privacy Policy · Alec Peters waited. And waited. And waited. Waited until the ...
NBA Draft 2017: Celtics GM Danny Ainge sounds off on Josh JacksonSporting News
In the end, Celtics got a player to cherishPress Herald
KU hoops notebook: Phoenix Suns fans applaud pick of Josh Jackson at No. 4 in NBA DraftKansas City Star
AZCentral.com -SB Nation -WEEI.com -Sports Illustrated
all 827 news articles »

full story

David Ortiz's No. 34 becomes 10th retired Red Sox jersey number - ESPN


ESPN

David Ortiz's No. 34 becomes 10th retired Red Sox jersey number
ESPN
BOSTON -- For 14 years, David Ortiz looked to the right-field facade in Fenway Park during batting practice, believing he could hit a home run off the retired numbers but never thinking his would someday be among them. On Friday night, it actually ...
Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'FOXSports.com
Ramirez, Leon homer, Red Sox beat Angels 9-4 on Papi's nightNew York Daily News
The Big Papi Fame Index: Who can rival David Ortiz?ABC News
NESN.com -Boston Herald -MassLive.com -Over The Monster
all 231 news articles »

full story

Rays score 15 runs in a blowout win over the Orioles - FOXSports.com


FOXSports.com

Rays score 15 runs in a blowout win over the Orioles
FOXSports.com
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria and Shane Peterson drove in four runs apiece to back the pitching of Chris Archer and lead the surging Tampa Bay Rays to a 15-5 victory over the struggling Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Peterson and ...
Jimenez fails to get through three, Orioles match '24 Phillies' record in 15-5 loss to RaysBaltimore Sun (blog)

all 43 news articles »

full story

The new status quo
The World Baseball Classic rosters were announced on Thursday, drugs price and as we expected there are a couple of Pirates planning to participate. Team Canada will be of the most interest to Pirate fans. Russell Martin will be the starting catcher, and the Bucs

The World Baseball Classic rosters were announced on Thursday, drugs price and as we expected there are a couple of Pirates planning to participate.

Team Canada will be of the most interest to Pirate fans. Russell Martin will be the starting catcher, and the Bucs

Original article: The new status quo

©2017 Raise the Jolly Roger. All Rights Reserved.

full story