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Kings' Cousins injured in Team USA practice

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 14:45
In the first practice since Paul George broke his leg during a team scrimmage, Team USA suffered another injury blow.
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DE Fields permanently separated from TCU

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 14:36
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has been permanently separated from the university, a school spokesman said Thursday.
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Recusal policy affects 9 on Playoff committee

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:41
The College Football Playoff selection committee announced its official policy Thursday as nine of 13 committee members have been recused from voting for certain schools.
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NASC Best Practices Webinar on Defining the Roles of Sports Commissions and Convention & Visitors Bureaus Scheduled for Tuesday, August 26

NASC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:07

Are you wondering whether your community should develop a sports commission? Maybe you find yourself asking, what is the difference between a sports commission and a convention and visitors bureau? What about funding– how do you raise the money needed to fund a sports commission? 

Join Don Schumacher, CSEE, Executive Director, National Association of Sports Commissions as he discussed the difference between a sports commission and a convention and visitors bureau, as well as sustainable funding sources to help keep your organization alive.     If you missed our recent video blog on Defining the Roles of Sports Commissions and Convention & Visitors Bureaus, be sure to check it out prior to August 26th, as Don will dive further into detail during the webinar!   About Don: Don Schumacher, CSEE has 50 years of experience in the fields of communications, family entertainment, theme park marketing and operations, arena and stadium marketing and operations, event management, sports marketing and facilities consultation. For the past 30 years he has focused his activities on the sports event travel market and has consulted with more than fifty cities on strategies to increase their share of this market.
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Brosnan withdraws before MLB commish vote

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:58
MLB executive vice president Tim Brosnan withdrew as a candidate for commissioner before the start of voting Thursday.
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Pedro: Clemens, Bonds deserve HOF nod

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:53
Former Red Sox pitcher and future Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez believes Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds should be in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.
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Mourners attend funeral for late driver Ward

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:53
Mourners are streaming into the upstate New York high school where funeral services are being held for Kevin Ward Jr., the dirt-track racer killed by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart during a race last weekend.
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Reid: Bowe finger injury may explain drops

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:55
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid revealed a finger injury to wide receiver Dwayne Bowe that could explain why Bowe has dropped a lot of passes at training camp.
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NFL eyes harsher domestic violence bans?

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:20
Report: The NFL is considering stricter penalties for players who commit domestic violence.
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Big Ben 'hurt' by Sanders' leader comments

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:58
Ben Roethlisberger is "disappointed" that he has yet to hear from former teammate Emmanuel Sanders, who called Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning a "far better leader" than the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback.
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Texas hires former QB Young to raise funds

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:26
Vince Young has been hired by the University of Texas to work for its Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.
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Source: Cardinals LB Abraham set to report

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:11
Arizona Cardinals veteran outside linebacker John Abraham will report to training camp Thursday, according to a source.
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Police clear RB Lynch in assault investigation

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 23:41
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been cleared of any involvement in an assault and property damage accusation, the Bellevue, Washington, police department said Wednesday night.
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Tulowitzki to have season-ending hip surgery

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 22:35
The Colorado Rockies say All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail, Colorado, and miss the rest of the season.
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Steinbrenner expects Yankees to 'step it up'

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 20:36
Sounding much like his late father, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said his team's offense has to snap out of its funk and he's optimistic New York will return to the playoffs after a one-year absence.
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Rangers ace Darvish (elbow) on 15-day DL

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 19:42
The Rangers placed ace starter Yu Darvish on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation on Wednesday.
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D. Sterling's appeal of Clippers sale denied

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 19:38
Donald Sterling lost what would appear to be his final move to block the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.
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Tiger pulls out of Ryder Cup consideration

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 19:33
Tiger Woods has withdrawn from consideration for the U.S. Ryder Cup team, citing his ongoing recovery of a back injury.
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Arizona State lineman announces he is gay

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 18:43
Arizona State offensive lineman Edward "Chip" Sarafin told Compete Magazine -- a Tempe, Arizona-based LGBT publication -- in its most recent issue that he is gay.
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Mavs-Spurs, Rockets-Lakers open NBA slate

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 17:44
The NBA released its 2014-15 season Wednesday night, with playoff rematches and a heavy dose of the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers featured heavily early.
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