Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Arizona hires Rich Rodriguez as new football coach

John Nestor – AHN Sports Correspondent Tuscon, AZ, United States (AHN Sports) – The University of Arizona has tabbed Rich Rodriguez as its next head football coach and are hoping he can breathe life into the struggling Wildcats program Athletic director Greg Byrne was set to introduce Rodriguez as the new coach in a news […]

Webb Simpson tied for McGladrey lead with money title in sight

Tom Edrington – AHN Sports Reporter Sea Island, GA, United States (AHN Sports) – Webb Simpson is at the opposite end of the PGA Tour’s money spectrum from his McGladrey Classic co-leader, Zack Miller. Simpson has won more than $5.7 million and is less than $100,000 behind money leader Luke Donald. Miller is simply playing […]

Former Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe wanted revenue sharing deal

John Nestor – AHN Sports Correspondent Bristol, CT, United States (AHN Sports) – Once former Big 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe was out revenue sharing was in, even though it was one of his ideas years ago. One of the first things the conference did after ousting Beebe was agree to equally share revenue from the […]

Man U, David Beckham top Forbes’ football money lists

Kareem Shaker – AHN Sports Reporter London, United Kingdom (AHN Sports) – Forbes magazine, which estimates the value of sports franchises annually, recently named English Premier’s Manchester United the world’s most valuable football club for the seventh-straight year and former Man U star David Beckham football’s highest paid player. Among the reasons Forbes lists for […]

IndyCar re-ups with Firestone, going with side-by-side restarts

Edward Lewis – AHN Sports Reporter Indianapolis, IN, United States (AHN Sports) – The IZOD IndyCar Series made a pair of huge announcements Friday when it announced that Firestone will continue to serve as the series’ sole tire supplier and that the series will begin using side-by-side restarts. Firestone re-upped with IndyCar through the 2013 […]

Projected first-rounder Janoris Jenkins to return to Florida for senior year

Jojo Doria – AHN Sports Contributor Gainesville, FL, United States (AHN Sports) – Florida junior cornerback Janoris Jenkins, widely projected to be a first-round pick in April’s NFL draft, announced his decision Monday to return to school for his senior season. Jenkins, 22, has been a starter all three of his seasons since arriving in […]

Sources: Angels Likely To Land Free Agent Outfielder Crawford

Kareem Shaker – AHN Sports Reporter Lake Buena Vista, FL, United States (AHN) – After being courted by the Yankees, Red Sox, and other teams, several sources claimed top free agent outfielder Carl Crawford is close to signing with the Los Angeles Angels. The general consensus around this week’s Winter Meetings among players and executives […]

Warriors Guard Curry Tweaks Ankle; Out Sunday Vs. Lakers

Kareem Shaker – AHN Sports Reporter Oakland, CA, United States (AHN) – Golden State Warriors sharp-shooter Stephen Curry, who sprained his right ankle in the preseason, re-injured the same ankle Friday against the Clippers. Working to get around a pick set by Blake Griffin in the third quarter, Curry’s ankle rolled nearly perpendicular to the […]

Medley of rhythm, melody marks start of Commonwealth Games

India overcomes glitches that marred the run-up to its biggest sporting event in three decades; focus shifts to sports View full post on Business Stories