Holly Sonders is staying at Fox Sports but won’t be part of golf coverage in 2019

Holly Sonders has signed a contract extension with Fox Sports, but will not be part of the network’s golf coverage in 2019, Sonders confirmed to Golf Digest on Wednesday. Golfweek first reported the news. “I’m proud to have been part of Fox Sports’ golf coverage,” Sonders told Golf Digest. “The entire team there has been like a family. I look forward to continuing my relationship with Fox Sports and transitioning to a studio role and am incredibly excited about what’s ahead.” The departure from the network’s golf coverage ends a…

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Eric Reid on Ron Rivera’s defense of his right to kneel — ‘He doesn’t have a choice’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera consistently has made it clear he has no issue with safety Eric Reid kneeling during the national anthem as a protest against social injustice even if it goes against his personal beliefs having grown up in a military family. Rivera has said repeatedly Reid simply is exercising his First Amendment rights. “Very respectfully, he doesn’t have a choice,” Reid said on Wednesday when asked about having Rivera’s support in kneeling. “He’s entitled to his opinion, but I know what my rights are.…

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Eric Reid of Carolina Panthers — Ron Rivera doesn’t have kneeling veto

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera consistently has made it clear he has no issue with safety Eric Reid kneeling during the national anthem as a protest against social injustice even if it goes against his personal beliefs having grown up in a military family. Rivera has said repeatedly Reid simply is exercising his First Amendment rights. “Very respectfully, he doesn’t have a choice,” Reid said on Wednesday when asked about having Rivera’s support in kneeling. “He’s entitled to his opinion, but I know what my rights are.…

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Ranji Trophy 2018/19: Breaking new ground

Written by Sandip G | Updated: November 1, 2018 4:55:42 am The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium in Nadaun, Hamirpur, will host the Himachal vs Bengal match, its first First-Class game. (Express Photo by Jaipal Singh) As Indian cricket embraces mofussil towns across the country, The Indian Express will bring to you, ahead of each Ranji Trophy round, the sights and sounds of these new frontiers From the gilded galleries of urbane sporting complexes, the Ranji Trophy will tread a less trodden country road this season, through landscapes bewilderingly beautiful and…

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Ranji Trophy snippets: Of late buses, reimbursements and reverse yo-yo’s

By: Express News Service | Published: November 1, 2018 4:33:10 am With the Ranji Trophy welcoming new entrants and newer venues, we can expect teething issues. Yo-Yo, UP style Dr Hans Bangsbo, the man who created the Yo-Yo test, must be a UP-wallah. Two months after he told this newspaper that Yo-Yo test shouldn’t be used as a selection tool, Uttar Pradesh association has heeded to his advice. They went one better, in fact. They held the test for their Ranji Trophy players and guess what they did. According to…

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UAE Team Emirates extend with Mirza and Mori – News Shorts

UAE Team Emirates have extended with riders Yousif Mirza and Manuele Mori, with the former set to stay for at least two more years and the latter for a year. The re-signing of Mirza and Mori means that the team has 29 confirmed riders for next season. Related Articles The 30-year-old Mirza turned professional with UAE Team Emirates last season and this year won the road race at the Asian Continental Championships before going on to take both the road race and time trial at the UAE national championships. “I’m…

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Jack Patera, original coach of Seattle Seahawks, dies at age 85

6:13 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. — Jack Patera, the original head coach of the Seattle Seahawks, died Wednesday at his home, the team confirmed. He was 85. “I know Jack was real sick and he was battling,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said of Patera, who had pancreatic cancer. “First head coach of the Seahawks. That’s too bad. He was a great coach. The guys that played for him really loved playing for him. We meet them on … the alumni days, and he was really important to all…

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Peever chairmanship shaky as NSW considers review

Australia’s largest cricket state, New South Wales, will not express public support for Cricket Australia’s current chairman David Peever and his board before further consideration of the findings of the cultural review released publicly on Monday. The Cricket NSW board, chaired by the Credit Suisse Australia chief executive John Knox, convened for a regular meeting in Sydney on Tuesday night and discussed the release of the cultural review, which has handed down numerous highly critical findings about the culture of CA. “The CNSW Board is considering the review,” a spokesman…

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Viviani torn between Giro d’Italia and Tour de France sprints in 2019

Elia Viviani left the 2019 Giro d’Italia route presentation torn between the desire to ride his home Grand Tour in the Italian national champion’s tricolore jersey and reach his home town of Verona on the final stage, or accept the challenge of being Quick-Step Floors‘ number one sprinter and so target the sprints at the Tour de France. Related Articles Viviani ended his contract with Team Sky a year early to transfer to Quick-Step Floors in 2018. He was hired as an alternative to Fernando Gaviria, but as the season unfolded he…

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Ventura approves bid to host Tour of California women’s race overall start

The Ventura City Council voted on Monday to approve sending a letter to the Amgen Tour of California asking to be considered for hosting the start of the 2019 women’s race on May 16, according to a report on VCStar.com. Related Articles The council also approved setting aside $177,000 for the 2019 event, up from $77,000 in 2018 when the city hosted the start for stage 2 of the men’s race that finished on Gibraltar Road. The website also reported that the city hopes to host the finish of the men’s…

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