Crash leaves defending champ Chris Froome banged up at Tour de France

...Paris-Roubaix one-day classic."It's going to be a crazy stage for everyone tomorrow," said Philippe Mauduit, a sports director for Contador's Tinkoff-Saxo Bank team. "We'll do whatever we can to stay near the front to avoid getting involved...

Austria's Mario Matt wins men's slalom at Olympics

...quite a turnaround after only four ? zero for the men ? at the 2010 Vancouver Games."For us," said Hans Pum, sports director of the Austrian ski federation, "it's perfect."The bronze went to 19-year-old Henrik Kristoffersen, of...

Ramblin' Rhodes: When in Augusta, baseball great Ty Cobb also loved golf

...which was holding its 26th annual meeting in Augusta.By that time Cobb had retired from baseball and had become sports director for the city of Augusta.Dave Ogilvie Jr., golf pro at the Augusta Country Club, teamed up with Cobb while Charley...

Clemson is latest school to silence pro in the radio booth

...in-house political expediency."In announcing the move that will send Yanity back to his full-time duties as sports director and anchor at WSPA-TV in Greenville-Spartanburg, Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich couldn't find anything...

Alberto Contador altered his training for this Tour de France

...and worked with Stephen De Jongh, a former Team Sky sports director."For more than 10 years, he stuck to the same...kilometers and hours in the saddle," Tinkoff-Saxo sports director Laurent Mauduit said."This year, he has replaced...

Scarlett O'Hara's Tara has role in Summerville home tour

...the Alan Fuqua Center, which is the headquarters for this year's tour. Also speaking will be Stan Byrdy, former sports director for WJBF-TV, Channel 6, the author of Augusta and Aiken in Golf's Golden Age.Tara Conway, the Summer-ville...

Baseball reunion brings back old friends and teammates

...address announcer for numerous teams, including the Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Falcons.Schaefer is also the former sports director for WSB in Atlanta and is an award-winning sportscaster for his work in sports, news and play-by-play.He...

German claims 13th stage of Tour de France in photo finish

...Bank team manager Bjarne Riis. "But I can't answer whether it will be the case or not."Said Stefano Zanatta, sports director of Nibali's Liquigas team: "If Wiggins and Froome don't get along well together, we'll try to make the most...


...heart of a complex blood-doping ring.Also on trial will be Manolo Saiz, former ONCE and Liberty Seguros team sports director, as well as Vicente Belda and Ignacio Labarta, both associated with the former Kelme team.

Changes abound on Paine College campus

...his bed sheets, Dolce & Gabbana cologne and private documents missing.Blue came to Paine in June 2009 as interim sports director, resident director of dorms and director of fitness and wellness, he said.Blue said he helped clean up dilapidated...

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