Emerging KU football wideout Luke Grimm foresees big leap forward for Jayhawks – Sports – The Topeka Capital-Journal

LAWRENCE — It’s fair to say Luke Grimm has exceeded the expectations that most had for the wide receiver entering his first season at Kansas, a bright spot in an otherwise, well, grim season.

Grimm, however, is more focused on long-term goals, aspirations that he says are universal among a bold Jayhawk freshman class that’s dreaming big.

“We want to win the Big 12 and we want to get to the College Football Playoff and win as many games as we can within these next three to four years,” Grimm said, “and just have as much fun together as we can.”

That staggering list of objectives is expressed almost daily in a group chat of Jayhawk gets from the Class of 2020, a haul that also includes other first-year contributors such as quarterback Jalon Daniels, cornerbacks Karon Prunty and Duece Mayberry, running back Daniel Hishaw and offensive linemen Armaj Adams-Reed,

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Japan Sports Agency and JADA Host Online “2020 International Seminar” in Partnership with WADA

TOKYO, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Japan Sports Agency (JSA) of the Japanese Government and the Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA) hosted the annual “International Anti-Doping Seminar in Asia & Oceania” on December 1-3. The 14th annual seminar was organized as “GoVirtual” for the first time due to COVID-19. 2020 is a landmark year for anti-doping organizations (ADOs) as the revised World Anti-Doping Code (2021Code) and International Standards will become effective from January 2021. The seminar in this significant timing has brought together more than 200 people from 52 countries/regions online to exchange information matching the needs of ADOs, and the participants virtually united despite the time difference.

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The theme of the 2020 seminar was “Are you ready!?–for the 2021Code & International Standards and for beyond.” JADA developed the agenda with WADA based on the input from the anti-doping community in Asia and Oceania in

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The Latest: St. John’s scraps 2 games, MSG back in play | Sports

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

St. John’s has canceled men’s basketball games scheduled for Sunday against Sacred Heart and next Tuesday versus Fordham because of positive COVID-19 tests in both those programs.

Instead, the Red Storm (3-0) will now host Stony Brook on Sunday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena on campus. Fans are not permitted to attend games there through at least the end of December.

The school said Tuesday it was “still in the process of filling the vacancy on its schedule caused by the Fordham cancellation.”

St. John’s was supposed to play at No. 17 Texas Tech on Thursday night in the Big East-Big 12 Battle but scrapped the trip due to coronavirus concerns. Instead, the Red Storm will face BYU (3-1) on Wednesday in “Bubbleville” at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut as part of the Roman Legends Classic.

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Pixellot Partners With China’s Earth Mountain Technology To Scale AI-Automated Sports Content Creation

Success of the Nike Basketball Tournament led to long-term partnership, Exclusive content will be used to introduce new 5G tech

TEL AVIV, Israel (PRWEB) December 03, 2020

Pixellot, the world’s leading provider of AI-Automated™ sports production solutions, announced today they have partnered with Chinese tech company, Earth Mountain Technology to introduce AI-automated production and produce live sports content in China.

Earth Mountain Technology is a technological innovator focusing on broadcasting, graphics and digital video products. It has been producing content for the Chinese broadcasting and cable TV market as well as digital videos, for more than 20 years.

In July 2020 Pixellot and Earth Mountain provided AI production for the Nike High School Basketball Tournament which took place in two cities. More than 1,000 athletes competed in the 17-day tournament that was viewed by more than a million unique viewers on the Migu Sports App.

“The opportunity to work with

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MediaKind 2021 Sports D2C Forecast defines the future of direct-to-consumer services in the global sports rights-holders market

FRISCO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 3, 2020–

MediaKind, a global change leader in media technology and services, unveils the MediaKind 2021 Sports D2C Forecast, the most significant analysis ever undertaken of the direct-to-consumer (D2C) OTT platforms owned and operated directly by sports rights-holders. The report explores a wide range of trends in the D2C sports space, including the use of live content, fan engagement, and monetization.

The MediaKind research shows that while most of the 40 rights-holders analyzed still define their D2C platform as complementary to broadcast coverage, most now see it as an essential part of their future distribution strategy for live sport and building direct touchpoints with fans. Almost three-quarters of the rights-holders analyzed offer some form of D2C service to their fans today through subscription packages, utilizing one or more of six entry points.

The findings reveal a 50-50 split between rights-holders. Half use their D2C service purely as

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The Best Ski, Snowboard And Winter Sports Clothing

The coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 may adversely impact alpine ski resorts and skiing travel this winter, but the same crisis is widely expected to fuel big increases in Nordic skiing (cross-country), alpine touring (aka uphill skiing, AT or skinning), split-boarding and snowshoeing. In the past week, the New York Times alone did three stories on this dramatic growth, covering the alpine touring boom, citing increased snowshoeing, and once again noting alpine touring’s newfound pandemic popularity. The Snowsports Industries America (SIA), winter sports’ trade group, projected increases of 48-65% across snowshoeing and backcountry, uphill, and

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YouTube TV Is Losing Another Sports Channel Owned by Sinclair

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Well, it looks like YouTube TV is losing another sports channel.

YouTube’s live TV service for cord-cutters informed subscribers by email this week that they will no longer have access to the Tennis Channel, a Sinclair-owned media property. The company told users that beginning Monday, they won’t be able to stream the channel live “or access any content that you have recorded from the Tennis Channel” through YouTube TV.

A spokesperson for YouTube told Gizmodo in a statement by email that the company’s agreement with Sinclair to carry the channel expired at the end of November.

“Our goal with YouTube TV is to offer you the content you love, delivered the way you want,” the spokesperson said. “Unfortunately, our agreement with the Tennis Channel has expired and starting November 30, this channel will no longer be available to our members. We regret the inconvenience this

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Ovation Science Secures First National Retailer for DermSafe At “Source For Sports” Locations Across Canada

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 30, 2020 / (CSE:OVAT) (OTC:OVATF) Ovation Science Inc. (“Ovation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its DermSafe® Hand Sanitizer Lotion is now available in select locations of Source For Sports, a Canadian sporting goods retailer with over 130 locations across Canada.

“We are excited to now have DermSafe available to consumers in multiple provinces across Canada at Source For Sports; a North American sporting goods retailer that focuses on providing expert advice and personalized service to help customers find what fits their game. This distribution of DermSafe is just in time to support a safe back-to-sports environment for everyone during this COVID-19 pandemic,” said Mr. Terry Howlett, President of Ovation. “The roll-out of DermSafe to many of the Source For Sports locations across Canada has commenced.” He added, “We were very pleased with the enthusiasm we received about DermSafe from Sports Distributors

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The Latest: Boise State says its resuming football practice | College Sports

Georgia wound up opening the season Sunday with an 85-75 win over Florida A&M, another game that was arranged on short notice after a contest against Gardner-Webb was canceled because of coronavirus concerns.

Northern Arizona’s two-game basketball series with Eastern Washington this weekend has been pushed back due to COVID-19 concerns.

The Lumberjacks and Eagles were slated to play Thursday and Saturday in Flagstaff. Those games will now be played Dec. 18-19.

Northern Arizona’s opening game against Arizona last Wednesday was canceled due to a positive test with the Lumberjacks’ program.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says team meetings that were scheduled to be done in person will be conducted virtually on Monday after an increased number of presumptive positive COVID-19 tests.

Harbaugh says the decision was made “out of an abundance of caution,” by medical professionals, athletic department staff, athletic trainers and doctors.

The Wolverines (2-4) are scheduled to play

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The Latest: No. 17 Texas Tech against St. John’s canceled | College Sports

Northern Arizona’s two-game basketball series with Eastern Washington this weekend has been pushed back due to COVID-19 concerns.

The Lumberjacks and Eagles were slated to play Thursday and Saturday in Flagstaff. Those games will now be played Dec. 18-19.

Northern Arizona’s opening game against Arizona last Wednesday was canceled due to a positive test with the Lumberjacks’ program.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says team meetings that were scheduled to be done in person will be conducted virtually on Monday after an increased number of presumptive positive COVID-19 tests.

Harbaugh says the decision was made “out of an abundance of caution,” by medical professionals, athletic department staff, athletic trainers and doctors.

The Wolverines (2-4) are scheduled to play Maryland (2-2) on Saturday at Michigan Stadium, where they are 0-3 this season.

The Terrapins, who had two games canceled due to a coronavirus outbreak within the program, played for the first time

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