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Daily Archives: August 8, 2017

NBA issues memo detailing how to add rest into schedule

With an expanded calendar as part of its new collective bargaining agreement, the NBA has taken the most aggressive measures to date to build rest into its schedule. In a memo given to teams this week, the league outlined how it hopes to reduce the

Galway hurling great Tony Keady taken seriously ill

Prayers are being offered for the recovery of former Hurler of the Year Tony Keady after he was taken seriously ill in the early hours of Tuesday morning in Galway. The GAA community in Galway, on a high after Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final win over Tipperary, is

Broadcaster, former player Eddie Olczyk has colon cancer

Former hockey player and current TV color commentator Eddie Olczyk announced Tuesday that he is being treated for colon cancer. “I have been working with outstanding health care professionals and expect to be back in the broadcast booth after I complete my treatment,” Olczyk said

Romelu Lukaku scores for Manchester United

Real Madrid beat Manchester United 2-1 on Tuesday to lift the European Super Cup for the fourth time as they became the first team to retain the trophy since AC Milan in 1990.           Brazilian midfielder Casemiro struck the opener with a

Wes Hoolahan on the score-sheet for Norwich

Wes Hoolahan scored for Norwich as they held off a brave challenge from Swindon to book their place in the second round of the Carabao Cup with a 3-2 victory at Carrow Road. The Sky Bet Championship side found themselves behind midway through the first

Daily fantasy golf — Expert picks for PGA Championship

The final major of the 2017 golf season is upon us as the best in the world head to Quail Hollow in North Carolina for the PGA Championship. Our panel of ESPN and FantasyGolfInsider experts have laid out the players whom they believe have the

Celtic 5-0 Kilmarnock – BBC Sport

Leigh Griffiths followed his double against Hearts on Saturday with another brace against Kilmarnock Leigh Griffiths scored twice as Celtic kicked off their defence of the League Cup with a thumping of Kilmarnock. The Scotland striker scored from the spot after Jonny Hayes was downed

Luke Rowe: Team Sky rider breaks leg on brother’s stag party

Luke Rowe (far right) helped Chris Froome win his fourth Tour de France title in July Team Sky rider Luke Rowe has broken his right leg while white-water rafting on his brother’s stag party. The Welshman, who has had surgery after fracturing his tibia and