Oakland Raiders, Las Vegas Sands NFL Stadium Proposal Pure Insanity – Walter Spargo

Oakland Raiders, Las Vegas Sands NFL Stadium Proposal Pure Insanity – Walter Spargo By Walter Spargo, Raiders blogger at Cover32 Merriam-Webster defines a scam simply as “a dishonest way to…

Sale sharp again for Sox, but bullpen falters – Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily HeraldWhite Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale worked 8 scoreless innings Tuesday night but got a no-decision when the Giants tied the game with 2 runs in the bottom…

No excuses: Despite their injuries and flaws, Tigers still have enough to win … – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsTigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has seen his power drop off following core-muscle surgery in the offseason. (Robin Buckson / Detroit News). Injuries are mounting, and so is the…

Pitt-Bradford women’s soccer looks to ‘make it uncomfortable’ in 2014 – Bradford Era

Pitt-Bradford women’s soccer looks to ‘make it uncomfortable’ in 2014Bradford EraThe 2014 Pitt-Bradford Women’s Soccer team will be hearing day in and day out the same phrase — “Make It…

MLB: Dan Haren pitches, hits Los Angeles Dodgers over Atlanta Braves – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewstuesDAY’S HIGHLIGHTS. Dodgers 4, Braves 2: Dan Haren pitched six solid innings and sparked the go-ahead rally with a single, leading the Dodgers to another win over…

Philadelphia Phillies fall, 7-2, as Los Angeles Angels rally in 6th – Gloucester County Times – NJ.com

Gloucester County Times – NJ.comANAHEIM, Calif. — Kole Calhoun homered and had an RBI single during a seven-run sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels’ struggling offense rebounded for a…

Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 2: Veterans Martinez, Hunter ask fans for roaring return after … – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressPITTSBURGH — By winning the American League Central Division the last three years, the Tigers have created an expectation for victory that can acquire the air of performance…

Cal Football Notebook (8/12/2014) – Cal Athletics

Cal Football Notebook (8/12/2014)Cal AthleticsCal’s next practice open to the public is scheduled for Thursday (3:30 – 6 p.m. PT) with the team’s training camp sessions continuing through Golden Bear…

After 92 years, rugby returns to Olympic Games at Nanjing – GlobalPost

GlobalPost13 (Xinhua) — Rugby will make its return to the Olympic program after 92 years at the 2nd Youth Olympic Games scheduled to open on Saturday in Nanjing, China in…

US Amateur Ends for Huddy and Doyle – Cal Athletics

US Amateur Ends for Huddy and DoyleCal AthleticsJohn’s Creek, Ga. – Cal men’s golfers Walker Huddy and Ben Doyle saw their hopes to reach U.S. Amateur match play come to…

Back In Camp: 2014 California Field Hockey – Cal Athletics

Back In Camp: 2014 California Field HockeyCal AthleticsBERKELEY – Another season of California field hockey is on the horizon, and for a change of pace the Golden Bears will hold…

Raiders fan swings helmet at Cowboys’ BW Webb during fight – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOXNARD, Calif. – Stern warning from both coaching staff, extra police officers, many of them wearing flak jackets, police dogs and the decision to separate Cowboys and Raiders fans…

Volquez leads Pirates over reeling Tigers 4-2 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPITTSBURGH (AP) — Edinson Volquez allowed two runs over six innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on the Detroit Tigers early in a 4-2 victory on Tuesday night. Volquez…

King expands to core gaming with $32 million acquisition of Nonstop Games – Pocket Gamer.Biz

Pocket Gamer.Biz… expanding opportunities to leverage our massive player base with the acquisition of Nonstop Games, our new Singapore studio dedicated to new genre titles; and broadening our geographic reach…

Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama: Let’s hug it out – Politico

PoliticoHillary Clinton called President Barack Obama on Tuesday to “make sure he knows that nothing she said was an attempt to attack him” when she recently discussed her views on…

EiU women’s soccer ties in exhibition game – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

EiU women’s soccer ties in exhibition gameJournal Gazette and Times-CourierCHICAGO – Eastern Illinois and Loyola-Chicago played to a 1-1 draw on Tuesday afternoon in the first exhibition match for both…

Pac-12 Coaches Pick Cal to Finish Third – Cal Athletics

Cal AthleticsSAN FRANCISCO – Pac-12 coaches predict a third-place finish for the Golden Bears this season, the conference office announced Tuesday. In a repeat of last year’s preseason coaches poll…

SWIC women’s soccer team preparing for season opener – Belleville News Democrat

SWIC women’s soccer team preparing for season openerBelleville News DemocratBELLEVILLE — After only one week of workouts, the Southwestern Illinois College women’s soccer team had its first intrasquad scrimmage on…

BYU Women’s Soccer Preview: What should we expect in 2014? – Vanquish The Foe

BYU Women’s Soccer Preview: What should we expect in 2014?Vanquish The FoeIn the last couple of years the BYU women’s soccer team has made their mark in Provo. With continued…

Sara Errani berates chair umpire over wrong call – Toronto Sun

Toronto SunItalian tennis player Sara Errani lost her mind after a blown call cost her a crucial point during her first-round match Tuesday at the Cincinnati Open. Facing Yanina Wickmayer…

Venus Williams’ comeback halted in W&S loss – Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comVenus Williams’ comeback was at least temporarily derailed Tuesday when she lost in the first round to Lucie Safarova, 7-6, 3-6, 4-6, in the Western & Southern Open. Loading… Post…

Women’s Soccer Knocks Off Western Illinois in Exhibition, 3-0 – Youngstown State Athletics

Youngstown State AthleticsValparaiso, Ind. — The Youngstown State women’s soccer team fought through cold, rainy and muddy conditions to topple Western Illinois, 3-0, on Tuesday afternoon in its lone exhibition…

Robin Williams’ secret life as a video gamer: The online gaming community … – Salon

SalonDigInTheCrates, along with being an avid gamer, is a Williams superfan who had recently begun to fret about the state of Williams’ health. When another IGN user asked, “Are you…

NBCUniversal to Cover 2014 Youth Olympic Games – Multichannel News

Multichannel NewsNBCUniversal’s deal with the International Olympic Committee to secure coverage of the Olympic Games through 2032 gave the company rights to main draws such as the 2016 Summer Olympics…

Winthrop’s Freda selected as Big South women’s soccer’s top attacking player – Rock Hill Herald

Winthrop’s Freda selected as Big South women’s soccer’s top attacking playerRock Hill HeraldForward Krystyna Freda has been voted as the Big South Women’s Soccer Preseason Attacking Player of the Year…

Keselowski: Hard to keep drivers in cars under yellow – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe practice of drivers exiting their cars under caution is facing scrutiny in the wake of Kevin Ward Jr.’s death Saturday in a sprint car race. At least three…

Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer finalized, NBA says – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was completed Tuesday with an email from a California courtroom, one of Ballmer’s attorneys told USA TODAY…

It’s been 10 years since the Olympics in Athens and the stadiums are abandoned – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThere’s a lot of data out recently arguing that the Olympics aren’t worth it financially to any country and that argument can certainly be made considering the current financial…

Women’s soccer coaches pick UCLA as 2014 preseason favorite – Pac-12.com

Pac-12.comSAN FRANCISCO – UCLA was voted by the league’s coaches to win the Pac-12 women’s soccer crown in 2014, the Conference office announced today. The league coaches picked STANFORD to…

Get the latest California Golden Bears news with California Golden Blogs – California Golden Blogs (blog)

California Golden Blogs (blog)This was only the second time the team has missed a bowl under the 13-year tenure of Coach Gary Patterson. If they return to form, this could…

Tarrago Leads Spain To Rout At FINA World Cup – Cal Athletics

Tarrago Leads Spain To Rout At FINA World CupCal AthleticsKHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia – Cal sophomore Roser Tarrago erupted for seven goals to lead Spain to a 34-3 rout of Singapore on…

Dirt track racer saw Kevin Ward ‘clear as day’ before deadly crash – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsA dirt track racer who was competing the night superstar Tony Stewart fatally hit another driver said he could see the victim “clear as day” on the…

Tigers’ Justin Verlander leaves start with shoulder issue – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comTigers right-hander Justin Verlander was lifted from his Monday night start against the Pirates (GameTracker) after just one inning of work because of right shoulder soreness. He’s set to be…

Analysis: Detroit Tigers’ rotation issues, burnt-up bullpen means situation likely … – MLive.com

MLive.comDetroit Tigers players watch from the dugout Monday during their team’s 11-6 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. (AP Photo). Print · Chris Iott | [email protected] By Chris Iott | [email protected]

Sen. Nelson says US should arm Ukraine against rebels – Florida Today

Florida TodayA senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Nelson made his comments on the eve of a two-week, fact-finding trip to Ukraine, Lithuania and Turkey. Nelson plans to…