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North American Sports Organizations Watch Coronavirus Closely

March 2, 2020, 11:40 am0

North American professional sports leagues are in talks with health officials and teams about the growing concerns over the coronavirus…

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Clemson Signee Tanner Tessmann Signs With MLS Team FC Dallas

March 1, 2020, 11:58 pm0

Clemson signee Tanner Tessmann has signed a three-year contract with FC Dallas, choosing a professional soccer career over playing college…

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Former Texas Tennis Coach Michael Center Sentenced In Varsity Blue Scandal

March 1, 2020, 9:33 pm0

Former Texas men’s tennis coach Michael Center has been sentenced to six months in prison for taking a $100,000 bribe…

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Peter Laviolette To Coach U.S. National Team In Switzerland

March 1, 2020, 5:30 pm0

Seven weeks after being fired from the Nashville Predators, Peter Laviolette will return to the bench to coach the United…

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Serie A Calls Off Games In Italy Due To Coronavirus

March 1, 2020, 12:52 pm0

With fears growing more and more around the Coronavirus, Serie A have called off five games this weekend. A number…

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Calgary Flames-Vegas Golden Knights Game To Have All-Female Broadcast Team

March 1, 2020, 12:10 pm0

The Calgary Flames and Vegas Golden Knights game next week will have an all-female broadcast team. The Canadian national sports…

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Congress Aids In Curt Flood’s Hall Of Fame Enshrinement Effort

February 29, 2020, 8:39 pm0

On the 50th anniversary of Curt Flood sending a letter to MLB commissioner Bowie Kuhn with the hopes of declaring…

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Tony Romo Signs $17 Million Deal With CBS

February 29, 2020, 6:31 pm0

Tony Romo has signed a $17 million per year deal with CBS that is said to be significantly longer than…

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NFL Combine Highlights: Henry Ruggs III Sets 40-Yard Dash Record

February 28, 2020, 2:25 pm0

The NFL combine saw some serious action with an impressive class ready to take the NFL by storm. A new…

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Phillies & Mascot Creators At Odds Over New ‘Phillie Phanatic’ Look

February 27, 2020, 11:52 am0

The Philadelphia Phillies and the creators of the Phillie Phanatic mascot are at odds over the redesign of the beloved…

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Seattle’s NHL Team Set To Subsidize Transportation For Fans

February 26, 2020, 5:26 pm0

Seattle’s new NHL franchise is trying to make it easier for fans to get to games given the difficulty of…

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NFL CBA Proposal Goes To Player Vote

February 26, 2020, 2:28 pm0

The NFL Players Association has voted to send the CBA brought forth by NFL owners to a full vote by…

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Madison Bumgarner’s Unlikely Rodeo Hobby Surfaces

February 25, 2020, 5:09 pm0

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Madison Bumgarner‘s hobby has recently come to light and it isn’t what you would expect. The 2014…

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Navy Offensive Guard David Forney Dies At 22

February 24, 2020, 4:12 pm0

A senior at the U.S. Naval Academy and offensive guard for the Midshipmen, David Forney, has died at the age…

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Emergency Goaltender Dave Ayres Comes Through For Carolina Hurricanes

February 24, 2020, 3:11 pm0

An unlikely hero emerged for the Carolina Hurricanes in their 6-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. When both of…

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Milwaukee Bucks Make History With Earliest Playoff Clinch Ever

February 24, 2020, 1:14 pm0

The Milwaukee Bucks have been more than dominant this season, producing a stellar record thus far of 48-8. With the…

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USA Gymnastics Will Pay Larry Nassar Survivors With Range From $82,550 To $1.25 Million

February 23, 2020, 8:33 pm0

USA Gymnastics has laid out a tiered system that will be used to pay settlements to survivors of sexual assault…

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Ara Zobayan, Pilot Of Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter, Had FAA Violation In 2015

February 23, 2020, 1:48 pm0

In the wake of the devastating helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven other people, records have…

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Tyson Fury Takes Down Deontay Wilder, Expects Third Fight Rematch

February 23, 2020, 12:45 pm0

In what was expected to be a highly anticipated and well-watched fight, heavyweights Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder squared up…

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Dan Radakovich, Former NFL & Collegiate Coach, Dies At 84

February 22, 2020, 11:39 pm0

Former Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach and star linebacker for Penn State, Dan Radakovich, has died at the age of 84.…

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White House Offered Rapid COVID-19 Tests To The Big Ten

White House Offered Rapid COVID-19 Tests To The Big Ten

With the Big Ten announcing earlier this week that it is going to resume playing games on Oct. 24, It…

NCAA To Give Student Athletes Election Day Off To Encourage Voting

NCAA To Give Student Athletes Election Day Off To Encourage Voting

On Wednesday, it was announced by the NCAA that student-athletes had Election Day on Nov. 3 off in order to…

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out Of French Open

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out Of French Open

Just days after winning the women’s U.S. Open championship, tennis star Naomi Osaka announced on her Twitter account Thursday, that she would…

How To Bet The U.S. Open

How To Bet The U.S. Open

With the U.S. Open underway, eager bettors are always on the lookout for the next opportunity to lose money on…

Steelers’ Linemen, Except Al Villanueva, Change Name On Helmets To Antwon Rose Jr., Black Teen Killed By Police

Steelers’ Linemen, Except Al Villanueva, Change Name On Helmets To Antwon Rose Jr., Black Teen Killed By Police

For their week one Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants, the Pittsburgh Steelers wore the name Antwon…

Celtics’ Marcus Smart & Jaylen Brown Have Locker Room Shouting Match After Game 2 Loss To Miami

Celtics’ Marcus Smart & Jaylen Brown Have Locker Room Shouting Match After Game 2 Loss To Miami

After the Boston Celtics 106-101 game two loss to the Miami Heat, Gary Washburn reported that a shouting match broke…

WATCH: Twins’ Josh Donaldson Ejected After Back & Forth With Umpire

WATCH: Twins’ Josh Donaldson Ejected After Back & Forth With Umpire

During Thursday’s game between the Minnesota Twins versus the Chicago White Sox, Twins’, batter Josh Donaldson managed to get himself…

Biggest Riser &  Faller Post-Bubble NBA Awards

Biggest Riser & Faller Post-Bubble NBA Awards

With the conference finals underway the NBA released it’s all NBA team selections-awards voted on by the media in an…

49ers Promise To Find Fan Who Sent Racist Message To Arizona Cardinals’ Budda Baker

49ers Promise To Find Fan Who Sent Racist Message To Arizona Cardinals’ Budda Baker

On his Twitter account, Monday Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker tweeted a DM he received from a San Francisco fan that…

Eric Reid Calls The NFL’s Use Of Colin Kaepernick’s Image ‘Diabolical’

Eric Reid Calls The NFL’s Use Of Colin Kaepernick’s Image ‘Diabolical’

On his Twitter Monday, former NFL safety and social justice advocate Eric Reid slammed the NFL and Roger Goodell‘s social justice measures…

WATCH: Dodgers First Team To Clinch Playoff Berth

WATCH: Dodgers First Team To Clinch Playoff Berth

With their 7-5 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers became the first team…

LSU Coach Ed Orgeron Says ‘Most’ Of His Players Have Contracted COVID-19

LSU Coach Ed Orgeron Says ‘Most’ Of His Players Have Contracted COVID-19

While talking to reporters earlier this week LSU football head coach Ed Orgeron said that he believed most of his…