Ole Miss wraps up Day 1 of its NCAA Committee on Infractions hearing

COVINGTON, Kentucky — The doors of the John A. Roebling ballroom at the Embassy Suites finally flung open a few minutes before 6 p.m. Monday evening. Ross Bjork has yet to make a hire for a football, men’s basketball or baseball opening at Ole Miss. Hugh Freeze exited the room. Lee Tyner, Ole Miss’ general counsel, soon followed, as did Ross Bjork and others. Those exits marked the end of Day 1 of Ole Miss’ long-awaited hearing before the Committee on Infractions. RELATED: What to know about Ole Miss’ hearing before the Committee on Infractions Ole Miss’ football program is alleged to have committed 21 NCAA violations, including 15 Level… Read More

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DAZN apologizes for ‘inadequate service’ that left Canadian NFL fans fuming in Week 1

By John Kryk The NFL on Monday addressed DAZN’s disastrous debut as Canada’s exclusive option for watching games live. In a statement provided by the NFL to Postmedia late Monday afternoon, VP of international media and business development Michael Markovich said: “We are aware of the issues that our fans may have faced this past week / weekend and apologize for the inadequate service. We are absolutely committed to working with DAZN to provide our fans with the NFL experience that they deserve. “We are urgently assessing the information and data from the weekend, as well as closely monitoring tonight’s MNF double-header. With a full weekend of games behind us,… Read More

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Don Ohlmeyer’s Cause of Death: How Did the Monday Night Football Producer Die?

Monday Night Football broadcaster Dennis Miller, left, talks with Monday Night Football producer Don Ohlmeyer before the broadcast of the Pro Football Hall of Fame game on 31 July, 2000 in Canton, Ohio. Don Ohlmeyer, the man who produced Monday Night Football back during the 1970s, died September 10 at the age of 72. His family said in a statement that he died at his home in Indian Wells, California of cancer. Ohlmeyer started his career working for ABC Sports and was the first-ever producer of Monday Night Football. He worked at the network from 1972-76 and later made the move to NBC Sports to be its executive producer. He… Read More

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WWE Monday Night Raw Live Stream: How to Watch Online for Free September 11

One week after Braun Strowman threw the Big Show through a steel cage wall, John Cena has his eyes set on the monster. Strowman will collide against Cena on the September 11 episode of Monday Night RAW from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Universal Champion Brock Lesnar will take on Strowman at WWE No Mercy in a couple of weeks, and there’s been a ton of buildup. In another match, Roman Reigns, who teamed with Cena for a victory last week, will take on General Manager Kurt Angle’s “son,” Jason Jordan. The action starts at 8 p.m. Eastern on the USA Network. For those wrestling fans who don’t have… Read More

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Blue Jays’ Russell Martin could return to lineup Wednesday

Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin took batting practice on Monday and could return to the lineup later this week. Russ Martin tells me he expects to be back in the lineup on Wednesday. — Jeff Blair (@SNJeffBlair) September 11, 2017 Russell Martin took BP today. Gibbons said he could return (oblique) in the next few days. #BlueJays pic.twitter.com/T8boZ3Pd9M — Hazel Mae (@thehazelmae) September 11, 2017 Martin has been on the disabled list since Aug. 12 with a left oblique strain. The 34-year-old was in Florida last week to do some rehab on the injury but returned to Toronto to avoid Hurricane Irma. It’s unclear for now if Martin will… Read More

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