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Here are the ten best ways to be a sports troll...

There's nothing more fun than making hyper-sensitive sports fan intensely angry over a bad opinion. At 34, I've mostly aged out of that game,...

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BMX

BMX bike track proposed for Silver Creek

Plans to build a BMX track in the Shuswap are continuing but focusing on a new location – Silver Creek. Shelly Desautels and a subgroup...

Kevin ‘K-Rob’ Robinson, a former pro BMX rider, dies at age 45

A former professional BMX rider who set a world record for the longest power-assisted bicycle backflip has died. The wife of Rhode Island native Kevin...

BMX Grand Nationals in Tulsa continue to fuel interest in the sport

Cane Wood of Oklahoma City has been tearing up dirt tracks on his bicycle since he was 3 years old. Now he is ranked...

Basketball

UNC thrives late, escapes Tennessee with a 78-73 victory

North Carolina won a national championship a little more than eight months ago in large part because of its poise and composure, and its...

Previewing the PK80 champ matchups of Duke vs. Florida and Michigan State vs. North...

Florida could lay claim to being No. 1 if it knocks off Duke tonight in the PK80 Motion bracket final in Portland. Yes, it’s...

UVa men’s basketball: Cavaliers hammer Vanderbilt in Preseason NIT opener

Isaiah Wilkins came back to the Virginia bench out of breath, being subbed out after what can only be called a heroic minute and...

Rugby

Jim Mallinder: Northampton Saints sack director of rugby

Jim Mallinder has been sacked by Northampton Saints after more than 10 years as the club's director of rugby. Saints, Premiership champions in 2014, are...

The plan to bring professional rugby league to the United States

The man who brought Major League Baseball to Australia and landed the 2025 Rugby League World Cup for the US has opened up on...

How Ryan Burroughs, from humble beginnings, became rugby league’s Captain America

When Ryan Burroughs returned home from the U.S. Army with the chiseled physique that helped earn him the nickname Captain America, he got his...

Major doubts cast on claims that the America’s Cup is worth $1 billion

There's a chance an Auckland-based America's Cup could drive some tourists away. A government report has found that hosting the regatta would be worth...

Soccer

Study to look at long-term health risks of playing soccer

A major study into whether soccer players are at risk of degenerative brain disease was commissioned on Thursday amid concerns that the sport's authorities...

USL coaching moves: Anthony Pulis takes over at Saint Louis FC

The head coaching vacancy at Saint Louis FC following the departure of Preki didn't last long. Anthony Pulis stepped down as the head coach...

Soccer’s Season Ends At No. 1 Stanford

A hard-fought, physical battle for the entire 90 minutes went the way of the home team on Sunday as Florida State (13-7-1) was defeated...

America’s Best Teenage Soccer Players Shouldn’t Always Play In America

These past few weeks have been a tortuous period for supporters of U.S. Soccer, as American fans contemplate life without a World Cup representative...

U.S. Soccer May Create Another International Tournament With Non-World Cup Teams

The U.S. Soccer Federation is looking into the possibility of an event next year involving nations that did not qualify for the World Cup. The...

Volleyball

Kirkwood High’s Ethan Bell was a key player on the U.S. Men’s Deaf Volleyball...

While most students were enjoying their summer break, Kirkwood High School senior Ethan Bell spent his summer playing for the U.S. Men's Deaf Volleyball...

DII Women’s Volleyball Championship: Concordia-St. Paul wins ninth title in 11 years

Three days in Pensacola, Florida came to an end, and when the dust settled, Concordia-St. Paul defeated Florida Southern for the 2017 DII Women's...

Volleyball falls flat in battle with Illinois

With postseason chances slipping away, the Iowa volleyball team stumbled on Nov. 22 in Urbana/Champaign, as Illinois pulled out the brooms for a 3-0...

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps wins first title with 3-0 win against top-seeded Wittenberg

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps entered the 2017 DIII Women's Volleyball Championship having never made it past the Championship quarterfinals. The Athenas entered unchartered territory for their program...

Huskers not great but beat Buckeyes in four sets

Two points better. That’s a go-to saying for Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook. In volleyball, you just have to be two points better than...

Snowboarding‎

Max Parrot Wins Men’s Slopestyle Finals at 2017 Dew Tour

Max Parrot moves up a spot from his last year finish with a first place podium at the 2017 Dew Tour Men’s Slopestyle final....

Snowboarding athletes using slope-sized air bags to hone acrobatic trickery

A few years ago, California’s slopestyle queen Jamie Anderson said there was no way she would follow the men into the inverted double backflipping...

Five For Friday: Freeskiing/Snowboarding

Olympic hopeful freestyle skiers and snowboarders are in Breckenridge, Colorado, this week for more Olympic qualifying action. The Dew Tour stop follows up last week’s...

Shoppers to take to the slopes in inflatable snowboarding challenge

City shoppers can head to the slopes next weekend as the Old George Mall plays host to the Salisbury Slalom with a snowboarding challenge. On...

Family of missing snowboarders ask for help

Crews are readying to resume the official search Thursday for a pair of snowboarders missing on Mount Baker. The effort to find Drew Lenz,...

Baseball

MLB trade rumors: News and notes from baseball’s winter meetings

The MLB winter meetings are underway in Orlando. Instead of making a clever Disney joke, we’ll skip straight to the purpose of this article...

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