Posts Tagged Men’s sports

Schalke exec criticized over possible Kremlin trip

BERLIN (AP) — The chairman of the German soccer team Schalke is drawing criticism for suggesting his team would accept an invitation to Moscow from President Vladimir Putin. The Russian energy giant Gazprom is a team sponsor.

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Grizzlies’ Conley wins NBA’s sportsmanship award

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) goes up for a shot in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) in the second quarter of Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger calls guard Mike Conley the kind of man a father would want to marry his daughter. Conley’s peers certainly think highly enough to award him the NBA’s Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship.

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UConn center Brimah to undergo shoulder surgery

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn center Amida Brimah has surgery scheduled to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder and is expected to be sidelined for up to five months.

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D-backs place Trumbo on DL with foot injury

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left fielder Mark Trumbo on the 15-day disabled list with a stress fracture in his right foot and recalled outfielder Roger Kieschnick from Triple-A Reno.

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US ski coach gets 4 months for money laundering

VIENNA (AP) — A regional court in Austria has sentenced the downhill coach of the U.S. Alpine ski team to four months in prison plus 20 months on probation for his role in a money laundering scheme involving his former girlfriend in Austria.

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