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Writer/Reporter for Sports Illustrated/@SINow, adjunct at @columbiajourn, former Knight-Wallace Fellow at Michigan, fan of Ann Arbor, Buffalo & New York City.

NBC Rebecca Lowe broadcaster Premier League life America

si.com — Whether discussing Arsenal or West Bromwich Albion, whether examining Chelsea's Eden Hazard or Manchester City's Edin Džeko, NBC Sports English Premier League host Rebecca Lowe has vaulted to the top of American sports television studio hosts thanks to her intellect and preparation on all things EPL.

Virginia high school football player dies after being hit during game

si.com — A high school football player in Virginia died Friday after he was hit during a game. Jamond Salley, a junior a Park View High School in South Hill, Va., was receiving medical attention when he lost consciousness and began to have seizures, according to WTVR. He was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.

New Jersey Assembly approves gambling bill

si.com — The New Jersey State Assembly Thursday approved a bill legalizing sports betting that will now travel to the desk of Gov. Chris Christie for his signature or veto. The state senate approved the bill earlier this week. The assembly voted 73-4 in favor of the bill, which was an altered version of legislation developed earlier this year, NorthJersey.com reported Thursday.

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki says NBA seasons are too long

si.com — NBA Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki believes NBA seasons are too long and would recommend regular-season schedules be cut from 82 games to "mid 60s," according to ESPN. Nowitzki's comments come after Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said he believes there's too many games in an NBA season, especially when it comes to back-to-back games.

Lakers PG Steve Nash injures back while carrying bags

si.com — NBA Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash injured his back Wednesday while carrying bags, coach Byron Scott said Wednesday. Nash missed practice and is not expected to play in Thursday's preseason game against the Utah Jazz. The 40-year-old has been limited to only 65 games over the past two seasons with injuries.

Fox Sports pulls UFC announcer Mike Goldberg from two-game NFL play-by-play gig

si.com — After completing his play-by-play debut last Sunday as part of the Fox Sports call of the Lions- Vikings game, announcer Mike Goldberg tweeted a message to partner Brendon Ayanbejo: Alas, Goldberg's first NFL assignment could also be his last for Fox -- at least this season.

Chauncey Billups joining ESPN as NBA studio analyst

si.com — Mr. Big Shot is heading for the small screen. SI.com has learned that Chauncey Billups has been hired by ESPN to work as a studio analyst for the upcoming NBA season. Billups will appear on NBA Tonight, SportsCenter, NBA Coast to Coast, ESPN Radio among other ESPN properties.

Media Circus: Keith Olbermann talks ESPN, past and present; Jim Calhoun on his transition to broadcasting on ESPN

si.com — This is not your father's Keith Olbermann. At least not when it comes his current relationship with ESPN, a romance that has been far more Sleepless In Seattle than The War of The Roses.

Media Circus: Keith Olbermann on burying the hatchet with ESPN

si.com — This is not your father's Keith Olbermann. At least not when it comes his current relationship with ESPN, a romance that has been far more Sleepless In Seattle than The War of The Roses.

High school coach, players suspended after boy with autism duct-taped to goal

si.com — More Sports A Pennsylvania high school soccer coach and two of his players have been suspended after a student with autism was found duct-tape to a goalpost, according to KDKA-TV. Sixteen-year-old Austin Babinsack, a student at Highlands High School in Natrona Heighta, Pennsylvania, was duct-taped to the goalpost by two 17-year-old classmates and members of the school soccer team on Sunday night.
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Oct 20, 2014

RT @Koreanfan_KC: Shout out @Royals in the middle of Seoul!!! Tomorrow I leave Korea early morning... Please wait for me Kansas City pic.twitter.com/RxjnNuR3mJ

Oct 20, 2014

@sportswatch There was a lot of love in the air on this phone call. Less than the one Dan Bell gave me afterward.

Oct 20, 2014

@Jon_Star Look up what noon in Doha is on the East Coast of the U.S.

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