Posts in category: Sports
Oklahoma State's Gundy targets May 1 return to football

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy says he hopes to have his team return to its facilities on May 1 By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer April 8, 2020, 12:48 AM 4 min read 4 min read Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said Tuesday he hopes to have his […]

Microsoft engineer adapts fan-tracking app for COVID-19 use

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- A Microsoft engineer who designed an app to track North Dakota State University football fans on their annual trek to Texas for the national championship has taken that concept and applied it to contact tracing for the coronavirus By DAVE KOLPACK Associated Press April 7, 2020, 9:46 PM […]

Players, managers intrigued by MLB's all-Arizona option

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Boston’s Chris Sale, out for the season following Tommy John surgery, thought about the prospect of his teammates sequestered in the Phoenix area for an extended period if Major League Baseball and its players adopt an all-Arizona start to the season. “I don’t know if I could look […]

The Masters in November is better than no Masters at all

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- C.T. Pan could become a footnote in history at Augusta National. Imagine qualifying for his first Masters and then having to wait 571 days before he can hear the most understated announcement in golf. “Fore, please. C.T. Pan now driving.” One week after Tiger Woods slipped on a […]

Iconic sports cities turn eerie during coronavirus shutdown

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- They are cities defined by iconic sporting events. When Augusta comes up, one instantly thinks of the Masters. If Omaha is mentioned, it’s often in the same breath with the College World Series. It’s hard to imagine Louisville without the Kentucky Derby. In the coming weeks, The Associated […]

Want feedback from Federer? Tweet him your volleying video

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Roger Federer is offering stuck-at-home amateurs the ultimate online fantasy camp By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer April 7, 2020, 9:02 PM 4 min read 4 min read Roger Federer offered stuck-at-home amateurs the ultimate online fantasy camp of sorts, a chance to get tennis tips from a […]

Bettman raises chance of NHL not completing regular season

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has raised the possibility of not being able to complete the regular season By JOHN WAWROW and STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writers April 7, 2020, 8:58 PM 4 min read 4 min read For the first time since halting play four weeks ago, NHL […]

Qatar says it's working to protect laborers from coronavirus

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Qatari government says it has implemented widespread measures to protect immigrant workers from the coronavirus, after a German documentary highlighted that ongoing construction of World Cup infrastructure raised the risk of infections By CIARÁN FAHEY and ROB HARRIS AP Sports Writers April 7, 2020, 8:49 PM 4 […]

Iconic sports cities turn eery during coronavirus shutdown

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- They are cities defined by iconic sporting events. When Augusta comes up, one instantly thinks of the Masters. If Omaha is mentioned, it’s often in the same breath with the College World Series. It’s hard to imagine Louisville without the Kentucky Derby. In the coming weeks, The Associated […]

The Latest: 3rd Avalanche player test positive, 8th in NHL

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ——— An eighth NHL player has tested positive for COVID-19. The league announced Tuesday that a third player from the Colorado Avalanche has the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The league says the […]

Burton, Earnhardt, Edwards headline Hall of Fame nominees

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Carl Edwards are among the new nominees for NASCAR’s next Hall of Fame class By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer April 7, 2020, 8:15 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CHARLOTTE, N.C. — […]

Redskins weigh drafting Chase Young vs. trading No. 2 pick

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Redskins are weighing drafting Ohio State pass-rusher Chase Young with the second overall pick against the possibility of trading down By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer April 7, 2020, 8:12 PM 3 min read 3 min read WASHINGTON — It has long seemed like a virtual certainty […]

Ex-MLB player finishes medical school, primes to fight virus

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- NEW YORK — If he wanted, Mark Hamilton could show off his World Series ring at work. But the fill-in first baseman for the 2011 champion St. Louis Cardinals prefers to keep that prize safe at home. “The surgical scrub tub, not the most conducive place to wear […]

Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots in the Tokyo Olympics are in for 2021 By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer April 7, 2020, 7:40 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article About 6,500 athletes who already have earned […]

Clear vision: Program provides ski goggles to medical staff

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Olympic snowboard champion Anna Gasser cleaned out her closet in Austria over the weekend and found nine pairs of goggles. They’re all being cleaned, packed and donated, including a pair she’s pretty certain she wore at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. Destination: Healthcare workers. Olympic athletes, recreational skiers and […]

Red Sox ace Sale confident he'll be strong after Tommy John

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale says he has no regrets about the timing of his recent Tommy John surgery and is confident he can return as a stronger pitcher following his rehab By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer April 7, 2020, 6:54 PM 5 min read 5 […]

The Latest: Bettman says NHL might not finish regular season

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ——— NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has raised the possibility of not being able to complete the regular season, while stressing all options remain on the table, during an interview on NBCSN. In saying, “nothing […]

Immelman has big shoes to fill as Presidents Cup captain

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Trevor Immelman of South Africa has big shoes to fill as the next International captain for the Presidents Cup, and that goes beyond a figure of speech. Immelman was introduced Tuesday as the seventh player — and third South African — to be captain of a team cobbled […]

Ripken heads charity campaign, longs for baseball's return

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Cal Ripken Jr. has launched a campaign to help feed children and families across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, coordinating a contribution of $250,000 and opening a social media account for the first time to promote the cause By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer April 7, 2020, […]

University reaching out to ex-athletes about late doctor

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The University of Michigan is sending a letter to thousands of former student-athletes, asking them to speak with investigators from a law firm it hired to lead a probe into a deceased doctor accused of molesting people By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press April 7, 2020, 1:32 PM 2 […]