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The community steps up to help the owners of Disco Sports after a house fire

TUCKAHOE, Virginia (WWBT) – Neighbors flock to Henrico County Disco Sports owners after they lost their home in a fire on September 16. GoFundMe now exists to help the couple get back on their feet. Fire damage is overwhelming, and everything that matters to it in the home is completely burned and destroyed. The fire started in an upstairs bedroom and spread to the entire floor, but the smoke and water damage extends throughout the house. “When someone hears a siren passing by a fire engine, bless them,” said Gail Held through tears. Gail and Lew Held woke up withRead News

After $440 million, both measures of sports betting are underwater

They say money can’t buy happiness – and that was likely true on Tuesday for supporters of two dueling initiatives in California’s Nov. 8 ballot to legalize sports betting. After all the money raised by the four campaigns on both sides of Propositions 26 and 27 — nearly $441 million so far, nearly double the previous record of $226 million set in 2020 — the two measures are significantly submarines with voters, according to a new poll from the Institute for Government Studies at UC Berkeley co-sponsored by the Los Angeles Times. Campaigns don’t have much time to change Californians’Read News

Academy Sports + Outdoors announces continued commitment to Historically Black Colleges

The sporting goods retailer renews its partnerships with SWAC, CIAA and SIAC and introduces a new partnership with women-led, minority-owned PMM Agency for HBCU activations , /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports + Outdoors (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO) today announced the renewal of its partnerships with the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC). As part of this renewal, the Academy will continue its commitment to support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout their presence. This is the third consecutive year for the Academy as the official sporting goods and outdoor retailerRead News

What assets did FAU send to the EA Sports College Football Video Game?

It’s been a while since EA Sports released a college football video game. The NCAA Football 14 video game, which donned Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson on its cover, was the final issue and released on July 9, 2013. For home watchers, it’s 3,375 days since an officially licensed college football video game was released. released. That wait, however, is coming to an end. According to Matt Brown of the Extra Points Newsletter, EA Sports is targeting a July 2023 release date for the video game – leaving plenty of time for video game fans to plan their next Road toRead News

Vermont high school sports scores for Wednesday, October 5

To report scores Coaches or team representatives are asked to report results as soon as possible after games by emailing sports@burlingtonfreepress.com. Please submit with a contact name/number. ►Contact Alex Abrami at aabrami@freepressmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @aabrami5. ►Contact Jacob Rousseau at JRousseau@gannett.com. Follow @ByJacobRousseau on Twitter. PREVIOUS COVERAGE WEDNESDAY’S COLLEGE GAMES Women’s soccer V: Karen Wallace 1G. Erin Murphy 2 saves. Kylee Carafoli 5 saves. Note: Host Vermont (4-6-2) snapped a five-game winless streak on Wallace’s goal at the 53:28 mark. WEDNESDAY’S H.S. GAMES Boys soccer South of Burlington 2, St. Johnsbury 1 SB: Evan Richardson 1G. Jackson Adams 1G.Read News

Beyond sports: El Paso punter aims for the U of I and beyond

Posted on October 5, 2022 at 3:54 pm CDT Declan Duley of El Paso is thankful his parents will be able to see him play football at the University of Illinois next year. It’s a bigger deal than you think. The mother of an El Paso-Gridley High School senior lost her sight last year. In this edition of Beyond Sports, Duley describes the challenges his mother faced as he switched schools and became the top-ranked player in Illinois. Duley said his mother, Becky, suffered a detached retina in her right eye last October while on a flight for Declan’s brotherRead News

What happens when schools can’t find refs for sports?

Posted October 5, 2022 at 8:41 pm Abuse plays a role in the shortage of refs On Wednesday night, the Minnesota State High School League hosted an online forum to recruit new referees and referees for high school sporting events amid a nationwide shortage. Spokesman Tim Leighton admits the organization has lost some of its employees, in part, due to increased abuse of them by fans. “I would say that in the last two or three years there has been an increase in reports [of abuse] to the league,” Leighton said. “These unsportsmanlike behaviors, this is perhaps one of theRead News

Local Games: Carlson, Jefferson’s Calvin advances to state golf finals

YPSILANTI − Callie Calvin can hear whispers. The Jefferson senior knew he had a good day on the golf course, but he wasn’t sure exactly where he stood in the standings. Word is finally starting to come down that Calvin is in the running to qualify for state during Wednesday’s Division 2 Regional at Pine View Golf Course. “Someone told him and he asked me, ‘Do you think there’s a chance?’” Jefferson coach Ann Maitland said. “I just told her to keep playing her best. I don’t want to give her a yes or no. I told her to justRead News

Page to be inducted into the Chicago Sports Hall of Fame

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech assistant track and field coach Nat Page has been nominated for the 2022 class of inductees into the Chicago Sports Hall of Fame and will be inducted Wednesday, Oct. 5 at the 25th annual Chicagoland ceremony. The Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame honors sports legends whose careers have thrilled, entertained and enriched our lives with unforgettable moments of greatness. As a member of the Class of 2022, Page joins several other professional and Olympic legends. Page joined the Tech staff in 1996 and is responsible for coaching the jumping events and the men’s and women’sRead News

Interning with the Chiefs offers a glimpse of a future in sports

Story by Becky Trader ’23, an English and communication studies major from Seaford, Delaware. This summer, I was an intern at the Kansas City Chefs Training Camp. My experience was greater than I could ever have imagined thanks to my amazing team of other interns. From the early morning to our only day where we were drenched in rain, they helped me keep my spirits up and make camp an amazing experience for the fans. From my sophomore year, I knew I wanted to work in the sport. At Furman, I work on the women’s basketball team as a studentRead News

Web3 Gaming Industry May Come Out of Crypto Crunch Stronger Than Ever

Today’s guest columnist is Miheer Walavalkar, Co-Founder and CEO of LiveLike. As global industries gather to survive the “crypto winter,” what do we need to do to prepare for a vibrant crypto spring that leverages everything we’ve learned since non-fungible tokens and Web3 first heated up? PGA Tour announces NFT partnership, with revenue going to players Stadium Live Closes on $10 Million for Sports-Based Virtual Playground Derek Jeter Launches Blockchain-Based Card Grading, Trading Platform NFTs were initially heralded for their ability to provide digital scarcity, but can we use them for more than that? Given the recent dismal news cycleRead News

Athletics: ROCORI Volleyball Rolls, Sartell Girls Soccer Prepares for Conference Championship Match

(KNSI) – Athletic directors and coaches are encouraged to send results and summaries to news@knsiradio.com ROCORI 3, Sauk Rapids-Rice 0 (25-16, 25-12, 25-14): The Spartans got a conference win behind 15 kills from Kate Holthaus. She also had three aces and two blocks. Ava Hirschfeld led the team with 31 assists. Ava Stalboerger chipped in seven kills. Lexi Helmin paced the Storm with eight kills and 11 blocks. Cathedral 3, Foley 0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-15): Kayla Sexton pounded home 11 kills as the Crusaders toppled the Falcons. Ellie Voth added six of her own. Olivia Prom secured 10 assists andRead News

MVC Announces Basketball Package on CBS Sports

For the eighth consecutive year, CBS Sports Network will televise a package of Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball games, including the State Farm MVC Tournament semifinals and eight regular-season events, MVC Commissioner Jeff Jackson announced today. ? The CBS Television Network, which has aired every title game of the MVC tournament since 2006, will broadcast the 2023 title fight on March 5, with the game also available to stream live on Paramount+. In 2018, CBS Sports and MVC agreed to a multi-year extension through 2023-24 to televise MVC men’s basketball games on the CBS Television Network and CBS Sports Network.Read News

FuboTV – FuboTV, Altitude Sports Announce Carriage Agreement, Latest Streaming Agreement For Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche Coverage

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– FuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), the leading sports premier live television streaming platform, and Altitude Sports, the regional sports network (RSN) home of the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche (NHL) and Denver Nuggets (NBA), announced today. a multi-year drive agreement that will expand television coverage of both teams. This press release presents a multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221006005267/en/ Altitude Sports will be available to FuboTV subscribers in 10 Rocky Mountain states just before the 2022-2023 NHL and NBA seasons. Fubo will broadcast Altitude Sports’ coverage of the Denver Nuggets (74 regular season games), the Colorado AvalancheRead News

For Philly sports fans, living is easy — right now | Editorial

Few things bring Philly together like sports. The city’s professional teams have had their share of ups and (many) downs. But lately the teams have been running like clockwork. The Phillies are back in the playoffs for the first time in 11 years. The Eagles are 4-0 and the only undefeated team in the NFL. The Union of Major League Soccer sits atop the Eastern Conference and is preferred to reach the championship game. Meanwhile, the Sixers look poised to compete for a title after some outstanding off-season action. As for the Flyers, they still have Gritty. Sport unites theRead News

ESPN Execs Talk Sports Migration To Streaming And The Steep Growth Curve For ESPN+: “Digital Is A Godsend”

POSSIBILITY: By design, the launch of ESPN + in April 2018 is not the same as that of the broadcast brother Disney + a year and a half later, with its Mandalorian cannon and 10 million subscribers on Day 1. With the aim of expanding the universe of programming available to die-sports fans beyond the pay-TV bundle, ESPN+ launched with several marquee attractions (Major League Baseball, boxing and college sports among them), as well as other new needs and libraries. Farewell. The business got a little initial traction, but the first phase can be summed up in one word: interactive.Read News

Exhibition of Dutch Game Creations

Connect games. The Government of the Netherlands and the United States are strong and innovative trade partners in the field of sports. In sports the only way to grow, and continue to grow, is to strive for the best, from perfect grass, to high education and the development of coaches and people playing As well as top-level data to drive performance improvement, in setting and achieving sustainable development goals. The experience and expertise of the Dutch entrepreneurs is very important to the future of the sport and its continued development. Dutch companies and organizations distinguish themselves internationally in the wayRead News

ROUNDTABLE: A Virginia Sports home check-in

Through more than a month of action for Virginia athletics, a number of Knight teams have excelled and earned high rankings, while others have shown promise. After an unbeaten start and an incredible win on the road against the No. 2 North Carolina, the women’s soccer team suffered its first loss last week and will have to bounce back to meet the high expectations many have set for the team. On the men’s side, the soccer team has flashed flashes of brilliance, including a road win against No. 3 Syracuse on Saturday. Meanwhile, the men’s golf team earned a No.Read News

California sports betting vote breaks state spending record

Countless Americans placed legal bets on Monday night’s NFL game (49ers 24, Rams 9), but Californians were not among them. Current Situation: California, America’s most populous state and home to 16 Big Four sports franchises, remains one of 19 states without a legal sports betting market. Yes, but: That could soon change thanks to two proposals on the ballot in November. Background: Prop 27, in particular, has been the focus of most parties’ attention and money, pitting operators like FanDuel and DraftKings against Native American tribes, who would no longer have exclusive gaming rights in the state if it passed.Read News

Prospective New York Yankees client Jasson Dominguez stars in a bold new world of sports card prospecting

TWO WEEKS AFTER New Year’s Day, there was a bidding war on a baseball card in the Goldin collector’s market. Bidding opened at $30,000 and rose to $101,000 by the next day, accumulating 14 bids by midnight. A high-end collector, who goes by Shyne150, shelled out $474,000 on a 2020 Bowman Chrome Prospect Autographs Superfractor, a literally one-of-a-kind rookie, minor league prospect card – believed to be the most ever made. card featuring a player who has yet to appear in Double-A. “That’s extreme interest,” Ken Goldin, the founder and executive chairman of the market name, says. “That’s Fernando TatisRead News

High School Sports Scores, Schedules for October 4, 2022

By: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 11:21 p.m Greensburg Central Catholic at Frazier, 7 p.m. Mount Lebanon at North Allegheny, 7:30 p.m. Bethel Park at Upper St. Clair, 7 p.m. Franklin Regional at Norwin, 7 p.m. Penn-Trafford at Gateway, 19.00. Penn Hills at Fox Chapel, 7 p.m. Connellsville at McKeesport, 7 p.m. Trinity at Thomas Jefferson, 7 p.m. Hampton at North Catholic, 7 p.m. Central Valley at Montour, 7 p.m. Chartiers Valley at New Castle, 7:00 p.m. West Allegheny at Ambridge, 7 p.m. East Allegheny at Freeport, 7 p.m. Shady Side Academy in Knoch, 7 p.m. Belle Vernon at GreensburgRead News

Doctor explains the best ways to prevent head injuries while playing contact sports

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Many young people participate in contact sports like soccer and soccer, but they can be dangerous at times. Head injury fears have resurfaced again with the recent injuries of Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. He was injured in a game against Buffalo and was allowed to come back and play. Then he was allowed to play again just four days later against the Bengals and was injured again after being thrown to the ground. When we think of sports that result in head injuries, most of us imagine football. But did you know that driving raceRead News

Vermont High School Sports Scores for Tuesday, October 4th

To report scores Coaches or team representatives are asked to report the results as soon as possible after the games by sending an email to sports@burlingtonfreepress.com. Please submit with a name/contact number. ►Contact Alex Abrami at aabrami@freepressmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @aabrami5. ►Contact Jacob Rousseau at JRousseau@gannett.com. Follow on Twitter @ByJacobRousseau. PREVIOUS COVERAGE TUESDAY’S H.S. GAMES Girls soccer MILT: Anna Grasso 1G. Holley MacLellan 1G. Savannah Monahan 1G. Taylor Dowling 1G. Taylor Kieslich 1G, 3A. Karissa LeClair 1A. Allessandra Hoffman 1A. Lila Martin 3 saves. MIDDLE: Lia Robinson 2G. Max Timmerman 1A. Meredith Horne 1A. Kassidy Brown 6 saves. M:Read News

What to watch in WPIAL sports for October 5, 2022: Top 4 Section 1-A football teams to face

By: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 8:45 PM Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review Greensburg Central Catholic’s Lexie Botti fights for possession against Springdale on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Springdale. As time winds down on sectional play in WPIAL girls soccer, the focus turns to capturing one of the top four spots in each sectional to earn a spot in the district postseason in two and a half weeks . There are 35 girls soccer sectional games scheduled for Wednesday, including two in Section 1-A where the top four teams will go head-to-head. First-place Springdale will host fourth-place Serra Catholic whileRead News

US soccer legends join FOX Sports’ World Cup broadcast team

On Tuesday, FOX Sports revealed its star-studded broadcast team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, featuring established industry stars as well as a few new faces with impressive on-field resumes. Play-by-play veterans John Strong, JP Dellacamera, Derek Rae and Jacqui Oatley will be joined in the broadcast booth by game analysts Stu Holden, Cobi Jones, Landon Donovan, Aly Wagner and Warren Barton. Holden, Jones, Donovan and Wagner previously played on the World Cup stage for US Soccer, while Barton played for the England men’s national team. Here’s how they’ll all match up on match days: Darke famously called Donovan’sRead News

Australian sport fails diversity – Perkins

Commonwealth Games – Opening Ceremony – Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, Britain – July 28, 2022 General view of the Australian national team during the athletes’ parade REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov MELBOURNE, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Australian sport is making impressive gains in global competition but has failed to develop athletes and coaches that represent the country’s diversity, former Olympic swimming champion Kieren Perkins said on Wednesday. Perkins, who now heads the national sports funding agency, the Australian Sports Commission, said little had changed since he left sport to pursue a career in banking more than a decade ago. “Sports needs to be muchRead News

Spartans have fantastic sports season: No. 1 football, No. 6 volleyball in DIII; golf eyes nationals

This was a standout sports season for the M State Spartans. The Minnesota State Community and Technical College football and volleyball teams both continued to win and move up the Division III rankings of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). In golf, the Spartans will play this weekend for a chance to advance to the NJCAA national tournament for the 12th year in a row – the longest record in NJCAA Division III golf. Head coach Cory Miller had the Spartans roll over with a 6-0, 33-12 win in last Saturday’s M State Homecoming clash, 1 October over RochesterRead News

ADs explore options with goal of creating influence in future restructuring of college football, basketball

Last month, the professional organization representing FBS athletic directors issued what amounted to a veiled ultimatum. The “overwhelming majority” of those ADs at a Lead1 Association meeting in Washington D.C. had a “strong preference” the NCAA continue to run college football if the association “can be more streamlined and less bureaucratic.” The answer opened the door to perhaps not a breakup of major college football and basketball but at least an emerging picture of what a new structure would look like. A growing number of those ADs believe they have a unique and powerful hammer as leverage if the NCAARead News

High school sports results on October 3 in District 10

Girls soccer Targets: WI – Sarah Dieter 2, Annalee Gardner 2, Sabrina Devite, Emily Arblaster, Analiese Hendrickson, Makayla Fink Assists: W – Devite, Gardner, Paige Buckwalter, Hendrickson, Genevieve Glavach, Brianna Jenkins Goals: MP – Marisa Schnars, Naomi Warshaw, Kathleen Reddinger Assists: MP – Sarah Herman 2, Reddinger Goals: G – Abby Erion 2, Madison Soudan 2; E – Elley Eastman, Clara Steinberg, Emily Grosch Assists: G – Soudan, Erion, Elisiah Flowers; E – Katie Bunk, Eastman Goals: S – Abby Wiśniewski 2, Mallory Hammill 2, Taylor Bunce, Serena Spencer, Angel Troutman, Alyssa Robinson Closure Keepers: Hammill, Emma Trippi Goals: CPRead News

Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens New Store in Jeffersonville, Ind.

The new location marks the Academy’s third store in Indiana , /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports + Outdoors (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO) a leading outdoor sporting goods and recreation retailer, is excited to open its Jeffersonville, Ind., store. Located at 1600 Veterans Parkway, in Downtown Jeffersonville, the approximately 63,000 square foot store brings a large selection of sports and outdoor goods to the area. The Academy will host grand opening festivities from Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9. Throughout the weekend, customers can look forward to exclusive deals, giveaways, meet and greet appearances, activations from brands sold at the Academy, food truckRead News