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Snapchat just added a really cool feature for NBA, NFL games

According to TechCrunch, Snapchat has decided to throw its hat into the sports mix, as the media company has added Live Score geofilters at every NBA arena and various other venues, including Super Bowl 50. The new extension lays a unique filter displaying the current game’s score over users’ …

Snapchat

U.S. Soccer sues USWNT players union

So, yeah, the optics don’t look great.

On Wednesday, which happened to be National Girls and Women in Sports Day, U.S. Soccer filed a lawsuit in a …

North American Soccer

New technology to virtually light up 3-point line on ABC

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The 3-point line will virtually light up during Saturday prime-time NBA broadcasts on ABC this season.

ESPN said Thursday that …

Emerging Technology

New Technology Reduced Concussions To Zero For Canadian High School Football Team

For the past five years, the Handsworth Royals high school football team in North Vancouver, B.C. has averaged at least three concussions a …

High School Football

Manning and Newton a contrast in styles on and off the field

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Peyton Manning-Cam Newton quarterback generation gap was on graphic display at San Jose airport as the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers arrived on Sunday to begin final preparations for Super Bowl 50.

Manning, the 18-year veteran and future Hall of Famer who may be …

Peyton Manning

Commissioner Gary Bettman on the state of the NHL

In a state of the NHL media session here Saturday during NHL All-Star weekend, Commissioner Gary Bettman addressed many topics facing the league while asserting "the league is in as strong a position as it ever has been."

On whether something should be done to increase scoring.

"There is no universal …

John Scott

Crown Casino high-roller named as threat to Australian sport

One of Asia's biggest unregulated bookmakers — an alleged organised crime figure with links to Australia — has been identified by state and federal …

Australia

Super Bowl 50 Host Committee Teams Up With Terrapass to Create a Net Positive Experience for Fans and Partners - TerraPass

TerraPass, a leader in the fight against climate change, has been named an official sustainability partner of the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee. …

Green Living

New venues lined up if Budapest wins 2024 Olympics bid..

Leisure news

01 Feb 2016

New venues lined up if Budapest wins 2024 Olympics bid
BY Matthew Campelli

The new-look Ferenc Puskas Stadium – which will be …

Olympics

Essendon football club fined $200,000 for 'turning blind eye' to player safety

Essendon football club has been fined $200,000 for side-stepping medical staff and ignoring protocols during its controversial supplements program.

Last month the AFL club pleaded guilty to two charges of failing to provide and maintain a safe work place for players. On Thursday the Melbourne …

The sports cable time bomb: how MLB's settlement only delays the inevitable

Last week, Major League Baseball reached a settlement with a group of fans who sued the league over its internet broadcasting policies, alleging that its system of regional television contracts and blackout policies was collusive and eliminated competition. The settlement won a reduction in the …

Major League Baseball

Sports And Fitness Smart Wearables Market To Be Valued At $44.2BN By 2021

Today, we love to assess ourselves; to know who we are, and what we’re made of. Whether it is for our career, knowing what skills we bring to the …

Sports Science

School Officials Make Case for Crumb Rubber Turf

HAMDEN >> It will be a few weeks before the Planning and Zoning Commission opens its public hearing on the proposed synthetic turf field at Hamden …

School Administration

This Is The New Way Nike Is Going After Women

Check out “Margot vs. Lily”

A Nike-produced eight-episode series set to debut on YouTube is a new way for the athletic-gear giant to inspire fans of the brands to work out. And if they also take a trip to the mall to buy some Nike-branded swag, that would be swell too.

The latest mainstream brand to …

Nike

Under Armour enters global partnership with The Rock • Future Sport

Under Armour has announced a global partnership deal with actor, producer and semi-retired professional wrestler, Dwayne Johnson, also know as The …

Dwayne Johnson

Warriors arena to be named Chase Center — bank buys naming rights

MetLife Stadium

AT&T Stadium

Citifield

Reliant Stadium

Gillette Stadium

Levi’s Stadium

Barclays Arena

American Airlines Center

Philips Arena

AT&T Park

Oracle Arena

SAP Center

O.Co Coliseum

More than three years before their new arena is set to open in Mission Bay, the Golden State Warriors have reached a …

Northern California

In a move that could send a signal to teams in other NFL cities, the Jets have agreed to pay nearly $324,000 to cheerleaders to settle a class-action lawsuit in which women claimed they were cheated out of wages, ordered to practices but not paid and forced to cover work-related expenses, like makeup, hair care and transportation.

In a move that could send a signal to teams in other NFL cities, the Jets have agreed to pay nearly $324,000 to cheerleaders to settle a class-action …

Hair

Oregon State was trying to build new locker rooms and instead discovered historic mammoth bones

I mean, what else would you expect to find?

You never know what you're going to find when you start digging. If you're not careful, usually it's just electric or gas lines (Call before you dig!). Sometimes, though, you find approximately 10,000 year old mammoth bones, like they did while preparing …

Woolly Mammoths

NBA Practice Facilities Get Big Upgrades

On a construction site across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie stood in the middle of an unfinished …

Sports Science

What 45.7 Million NFL TV Viewers Don’t See at Home

CHARLOTTE — For three hours on Sunday night, 45.7 million Americans tuned into FOX’s broadcast of the NFC Championship Game. They watched Troy Aikman …

Cam Newton

Florida State settling suit with Winston accuser

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State said Monday that it is settling a lawsuit with a former student who said she was raped by former star quarterback …

Florida

A Brief History Of The Drawn Out Sports Television And Streaming Blackouts Debacle

Sports television and streaming blackouts may finally be coming to an end. Blackout policies have long prevented fans from watching their favorite …

Antitrust Laws

AS Roma launch its Chinese WeChat account

Italian football giant AS Roma has launched an account on WeChat, the fourth biggest messaging app worldwide, in an attempt to reach out the football …

WeChat

Whisper it softly, but our sporting scandalometer was slightly steadier last week. We had the odd moment here and there: a Russian European Games bo...

Whisper it softly, but our sporting scandalometer was slightly steadier last week.

We had the odd moment here and there: a Russian European Games …

Facebook needs more friends in its new Sports Stadium

Not only is it hard to find Sports Stadium on Facebook's iPhone app, but it may be lonely once you do.

A funny thing happened on my way to Facebook's …

Facebook

Match-Fixing Suspicions Raised at Australian Open After Site Stops Bets on Match

MELBOURNE, Australia — A major sports gambling website suspended betting on Sunday for a mixed doubles match at the Australian Open, raising suspicions of match fixing at one of the world’s most prestigious tennis tournaments.

Ahead of a first-round match pitting Lara Arruabarrena and David Marrero …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Is Rob Manfred In Danger Of Becoming MLB's Version of Roger Goodell?

That the headline suggests an answer is unfortunate. And so is Rob Manfred’s inability to put his new MLB domestic violence policy into effect in a timely manner.

Ray Rice, at the time a running back with the Baltimore Ravens, was arrested for assaulting his then-fiancé Janay Palmer in an Atlantic …

Roger Goodell

MLB 2.0: Reimagining baseball -- Move the A's to San Jose and the Rays to Montreal

Editor's note: In the days leading up to Jan. 25, Rob Manfred's one-year anniversary as MLB commissioner, we asked our writers to offer one change or

Sports Industry

The lawsuit that can change how you watch Major League Baseball (updated)

MLB, Comcast and DirecTV defend themselves against antitrust accusations.

Major League Baseball is in court today to defend its practice of region-locking game broadcasts, Bloomberg Business reports. MLB's broadcast deals force some fans to purchase bloated TV and internet packages like DirecTV's …

Lawsuits

LeBron's agency ends relationship with Manziel

On the same day Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James expressed concern for Johnny Manziel, the embattled quarterback of the Cleveland Browns, James' …

Lebron James