Source: Pats to start Mallett at QB Thursday

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:26
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will not play in Thursday night's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins barring an unexpected late change, according to a source.
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NASC and its members featured in this week’s SportsBusiness Journal: The Big Business of Sports Tourism

NASC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:09

The NASC and many of our members are featured in an 18-page special advertising section in this week’s SportsBusiness Journal. The section highlights the evolution of sports tourism and the history of NASC and its members as the pioneers for sports-related travel.

Special thanks to all of our members who supported the issue as advertisers:

  • Greater Columbus Sports Commission
  • Sioux Falls CVB
  • Oklahoma City CVB
  • Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance
  • Frisco CVB
  • Palm Beach County Sports Commission
  • Birmingham CVB
  • The Sports Facilities Advisory
  • Maryland Sports
  • VisitPittsburgh
  • Elizabethtown Sports Park
  • Visit Jacksonville
  • Massachusetts Sports Marketing Office
  • Myrtle Beach Sports Center
  • Rocky Top Sports World
  • Pensacola Sports Association

Be sure to check it out now!

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Texans owner: 'Healthy' after cancer battle

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:03
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair was given a clean bill of health by doctors this week after a 10-month battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the Houston Chronicle reported.
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Meals on wheels: Oklahoma adds food truck

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:32
The University of Oklahoma has found a creative way to make sure it complies with the new NCAA rule that allows its athletes to receive unlimited snacks: A food truck.
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Report: Wolves, Cavs agree to Love trade

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:22
The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement in principle to trade Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins, 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett and a protected 2015 first-round draft pick, Yahoo! Sports is r
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Many Power Five coaches want exclusive sked

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:24
A relative majority of the Power Five conference coaches told ESPN that they favor a schedule consisting of only Power Five opponents.
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Free agent Oden arrested on battery charges

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:58
Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on misdemeanor battery charges.
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Pistorius prosecution: Defense can't reconcile

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 04:43
The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial said Thursday the double-amputee athlete's lawyers have floated more than one theory in a dishonest attempt to defend against a murder charge for his killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Big 12 chief, WVU's Luck: Compensation OK

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 01:20
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby and West Virginia athletics director Oliver Luck said Wednesday they are generally supportive of allowing student-athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image and likeness.
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Red Sox edge Cardinals in pitchers' duel

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:56
Xander Bogaerts drove in both runs, including a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Wednesday night.
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Phelps struggles in worst race of comeback

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:44
Michael Phelps botched his turn halfway through the 100-meter freestyle and finished next-to-last in a star-studded field at the U.S. national championships.
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KSU's Snyder as vote looms: 'We've sold out'

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:15
Bill Snyder ripped the big-time nature of college athletics as Kansas State opened fall camp Wednesday, lamenting the way universities have "sold out" in search of the almighty dollar.
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Report: Johnson golfing in Idaho during leave

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 21:22
Just days into his six-month leave of absence from professional golf, Dustin Johnson is said to be spending his time at a high-end resort in Idaho, according to a report.
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Rockies SS Tulowitzki calls for swift change

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 20:59
Troy Tulowitzki has begun taking batting practice as he rounds back into form for his return but says he is fed up with the Rockies' losing ways.
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Mets give fan collectible with Phillies logo

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 20:21
Mere seconds after New York Mets fan Stephen Mitzmacher walked through the gate and got his truck that he realized that the promotional giveaway had the logo of the team's hated division rival, the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Inside joke: Saints QBs pull prank on Payton

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:58
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton was the victim in an ongoing prank war with Drew Brees and the Saints quarterbacks Wednesday.
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Agent: Ex-Pro Bowl WR Johnson optimistic

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 18:55
Former six-time Pro Bowl receiver Chad Johnson is currently in the Canadian Football League with the Montreal Alouettes. But according to Johnson's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, the 36-year old receiver is still hopeful for one more chance to return to the NFL.
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Nats manager: Slumping Harper staying put

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 17:59
Nationals manager Matt Williams lashed out at the media Wednesday after being asked if he was considering sending slumping Bryce Harper to the minor leagues.
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Tiger to play in PGA, says back is pain-free

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 17:21
Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon and after a nine-hole practice round, pronounced himself ready to play in the PGA Championship, which begins Thursday morning.
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Romo to sit out Cowboys' preseason opener

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 16:20
Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett confirmed that quarterback Tony Romo will not play in Thursday's preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers.
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