Posts in category: Sports
Post-pandemic PTSD? Lessons from a marathon bombing survivor

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Seven years ago Wednesday, bombs planted near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three spectators and wounded 260 others By WILLIAM J. KOLE Associated Press April 15, 2020, 11:20 AM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BOSTON — Seven […]

In COVID-19 world, anti-doping gives in-home testing a try

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Call it do-it-yourself drug testing By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer April 15, 2020, 10:05 AM 4 min read 4 min read DENVER — The typical day for Noah Lyles now looks something like this: Drive to park. Unload weights from truck. Sprint on grassy field. Lift. And, […]

Ionescu, Sabally, Cox headline WNBA mock draft

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- NEW YORK — The Associated Press had a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers hold a mock draft over the course of the season. This is the final installment with the draft on Friday. The coaches weren’t allowed to select players for their own team. Oregon players […]

Coaching carousel slows down amid coronavirus concerns

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- On March 11, Western Michigan announced it was changing coaches in men’s basketball. The following day, the NCAA Tournament was canceled, and the enormity of the coronavirus crisis started to hit home throughout college sports. Before long, WMU athletic director Kathy Beauregard was dealing with restrictions on travel […]

30 NFL draft hopefuls showed off skills at a virtual pro day

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Hours before New Jersey closed all gyms indefinitely last month because of the COVID-19 global pandemic, 30 NFL draft hopefuls had a chance to showcase their talents in a “virtual” pro day at TEST Football Academy in Martinsville By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer April 15, 2020, […]

Colombian fans in Argentina struggle to return amid pandemic

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Fifteen soccer-crazy fans of Colombia’s Independiente Medellín traveled to Buenos Aires to watch their team face Boca Juniors in the historic La Bombonera stadium in a Copa Libertadores group stage match By DEBORA REY Associated Press April 15, 2020, 4:06 AM 2 min read 2 min read BUENOS […]

Preparing for budget crunch, conferences ask NCAA for relief

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Five FBS conference commissioners have asked the NCAA to relax some requirements to compete in Division I for the next four years, including the minimum number of sports a school must sponsor By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer April 15, 2020, 2:00 AM 3 min read […]

Oregon's Ionescu looks forward to pro career in the WNBA

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Sabrina Ionescu is one of the most decorated women in college basketball and she is about to make her mark in the pros By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer April 14, 2020, 11:16 PM 4 min read 4 min read PORTLAND, Ore. — With the spotlight on […]

MLB cuts senior staff pay by 35%, pays all staff through May

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Major League Baseball is cutting the salary of senior staff by an average of 35% for this year and is guaranteeing paychecks to its full-time employees of its central office through May By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer April 14, 2020, 10:52 PM 3 min read 3 min […]

MLS says goal of playing full season increasingly difficult

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Major League Soccer is delaying the resumption of its 25th season By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer April 14, 2020, 9:02 PM 3 min read 3 min read Major League Soccer says the chances of returning to action in mid-May now look extremely unlikely and that achieving its […]

NASCAR's Larson fired after sponsors walk over N-word slur

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As sponsor after sponsor dropped Kyle Larson after he used a racial slur during a live-streamed virtual race, his NASCAR team owner was backed into a corner. Chip Ganassi could let McDonald’s and Credit One Bank and Chevrolet pull their funding and bankrupt his team […]

With hockey on hiatus, storied Stanley Cup is locked away

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Stanley Cup is locked away inside its case while the NHL is on hold because of the pandemic By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer April 14, 2020, 8:32 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Phil Pritchard spent a recent […]

Tour de France postponed, could start in late August

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Tour de France has joined the long list of sports events to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic By JEROME PUGMIRE AP Sports Writer April 14, 2020, 8:29 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PARIS — After weeks […]

Pro wrestling 'essential' under Florida governor's order

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- With Florida under a new coronavirus-induced lockdown, there’s one business deemed essential by Florida’s governor that is raising eyebrows: pro wrestling By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press April 14, 2020, 8:09 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ORLANDO, Fla. — Body […]

The Latest: Greg Maddux vows to donate to virus victims

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ——— Baseball Hall of Famer Greg Maddux spent his 54th birthday live tweeting as MLB Network replayed some of the best performances of his brilliant career. He also was raising money for coronavirus victims. […]

Stadium work mostly ongoing, though altered by pandemic

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Workers are still showing up in Inglewood, California, Las Vegas, Seattle and Columbus, Ohio, and making progress on stadium and arena projects By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer April 14, 2020, 6:50 PM 5 min read 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEATTLE — […]

The Latest: Predators raise $2.7 million for area relief

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ——— The Nashville Predators have raised $2.7 million to help both with tornado and COVID-19 relief. The Predators started raising money after tornadoes hit Nashville and Middle Tennessee in early March. Then the franchise […]

Former Royals, Cubs manager Jim Frey dies at age 88

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Former big league manager Jim Frey has died at age 88 By The Associated Press April 14, 2020, 5:40 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SOMERSET, N.J. — Jim Frey, who managed the Kansas City Royals to the 1980 AL […]

Hank Steinbrenner, Yankees co-owner, dies at 63

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- New York Yankees co-owner Hank Steinbrenner died Tuesday at age 63 By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer April 14, 2020, 5:29 PM 3 min read 3 min read NEW YORK — Hank Steinbrenner, the oldest son of George Steinbrenner and one of the four siblings who own the […]

Former NFL execs Polian, Kirwan look ahead to strange draft

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Bill Polian ran many an NFL draft, making him the main man in the room for several successful franchises By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer April 14, 2020, 4:34 PM 5 min read 5 min read Bill Polian ran many an NFL draft, making him the main […]