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Bengals WR: Browns to 'pay' for cutting him

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:36
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Greg Little said that "somebody has to pay" during Thursday night's game for the fact the Cleveland Browns released him in May.
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Kobe's advice helps Durant deal with injury

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:43
After suffering the first significant injury of his career, Kevin Durant got some advice from another superstar that was forced to grow used to watching his team from the bench -- Kobe Bryant.
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RG III: No doubt Redskins remain 'my team'

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:34
Robert Griffin III understands why coach Jay Gruden declared that the jury remains out on the Redskins' quarterback situation but still feels like Washington's franchise QB.
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On the ground in London, Romo feeling fine

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:47
Upon arriving in London, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says his back is progressing and that he's optimistic about starting Sunday
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Meetingmax to serve as official housing solution of 23rd annual NASC Sports Event Symposium

NASC - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:31

The NASC recently agreed to  Meetingmax  as the Official Housing Solution for the 23rd annual NASC Sports Event Symposium, scheduled for April 27-30, 2015 in Milwaukee, WI. Meetingmax, an Allied member of the NASC since 2011, offers seamless hotel reservation software for events.

“Symposium attendees can now reserve up to five rooms at once, make special requests, identify room occupants and much more in a few simple steps,” said Beth Hecquet, CMP, CMM, Director of Meetings and Events, NASC. “The Meetingmax reservation system also allows VISIT Milwaukee and the NASC to closely monitor the room block and guests reservations ensuring the best possible booking experience.”

VISIT Milwaukee, the 2015 Symposium host, offers Meetingmax software as a service for its clients.

“VISIT Milwaukee is excited about the partnership between NASC and Meetingmax for the 2015 NASC Symposium.  When our clients use Meetingmax’s online housing system, they are able to manage room reservations, have 24-hour access to hotel pick-up, and pull reports for their events in Milwaukee. This system allows us access to accurate economic impact reports and provides us with another customer service tool that sets us apart from other cities,” said Michelle Haider, CMP, Convention & Sports Services Manager, VISIT Milwaukee.

The Meetingmax system is designed to make booking reservations for attendees easy and flexible.

“We’re excited to partner with NASC as the official housing system provider, in conjunction with VISIT Milwaukee, for the 2015 Symposium. Users will benefit from the simplicity of comparing properties and booking at their preferred hotel,” Kelly Mackay, Community & Marketing Manager, Meetingmax.

More than 800 sports tourism professionals are expected to gather at the annual meeting for the industry’s only not-for-profit association. Learn more at http://www.sportscommissions.org/Symposium.  Attendees can book their rooms here.


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Source: Peterson to avoid jail time after plea

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:47
Adrian Peterson will plead guilty Tuesday to a lesser charge than the felony child-abuse charge that he is currently facing, a source confirmed to ESPN's Michelle Steele.
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Vikings erase Wis. Gov.'s 'Go Packers' line

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:41
The Vikings' new stadium is quickly rising in downtown Minneapolis, but construction workers still have time to tend to the little things -- like erasing a pro-Packers message that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tried to slip into the stadium.
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Ejected Steelers fan tried to bribe officers

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:35
Pittsburgh police say an Internal Revenue Service worker tried to bribe officers when they arrested him for being drunk and throwing steel crowd dividers, one of which knocked a woman unconscious, during a Steelers game.
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CP3 notches 1st triple-double for Clips in win

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:44
Blake Griffin scored 31 points, Jamal Crawford added 19 to go over 15,000 in his career and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Utah Jazz 107-101 on Monday night.
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Luck's 4 TDs power resurgent Colts by Giants

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:38
Andrew Luck threw for four touchdowns and the Colts' defense kept Eli Manning and the Giants off balance in Indianapolis' 40-24 romp.
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Prokhorov on Kidd: Not mad; 'we'll get even'

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:23
There's nothing lost in translation about how Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov feels concerning the team's split with Jason Kidd over the summer.
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Sources: Manziel's phone number tweet a prank

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 20:33
What appeared to be a slip by Johnny Manziel, posting his phone number on Twitter on Friday night, was in fact a prank on a friend, sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
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A-Rod paid cousin $1M for silence on PED use

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 20:25
For Alex Rodriguez, family loyalty comes at a steep price.
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Sources: Hoosiers ban 2 for failed drug tests

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 18:51
Just days after a car accident left Indiana forward Devin Davis in the hospital, the Hoosiers program has taken another hit as Troy Williams and Stanford Robinson have been suspended for failed drug tests, sources told ESPN.
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Police: Hoosiers' Davis at fault in accident

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 18:21
Indiana forward Devin Davis was mostly to blame for the car accident that sent him to a hospital with a head injury, police said Monday.
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Giants give Sandoval $15.3M qualifying offer

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 18:17
The San Francisco Giants extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer to World Series star Pablo Sandoval on Monday.
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McCarthy inks multiyear extension with Pack

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:44
Shortly after the Green Bay Packers extended general manager Ted Thompson's contract in July, he said his priority was to sign coach Mike McCarthy to a new deal. He got that done on Monday.
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Penske backs Keselowski after another fight

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:33
Roger Penske on Monday gave his unwavering support to driver Brad Keselowski, who has now been involved in two post-race fights in four races.
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Embattled Trestman: Bears are behind me

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:43
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman addressed rumors Monday regarding tenuous job security on the heels of his team's 3-5 start, saying he feels the organization continues to stand behind him.
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Melo: Knicks over last season's 'bad energy'

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:39
The New York Knicks finished last season with just 37 wins thanks in part to "bad energy," according to star forward Carmelo Anthony.
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