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Sen. Kelly Loeffler, co-owner of WNBA's Atlanta Dream, says Black Lives Matter threatens to 'destroy' America
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 04:08:13 +0000
Kelly Loeffler, the Georgia Republican Senator and Atlanta Dream co-owner, says she will not give up her stake in the team despite calls to do so.
2020 NFL schedule: Week-by-week breakdown
Fri, 08 May 2020 02:04:25 +0000
The 2020 NFL regular season schedule is out. Take a look at the slate for each week and plan accordingly.
MAC commissioner shocked at timing of Big Ten's decision to drop non-conference foes
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 01:15:08 +0000
The Mid-American Conference plans to compete in as many nonconference games as possible after the Big Ten announced it was cutting its football schedules.
Philadelphia Union players wear names of police brutality victims on back of jerseys
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:33:43 +0000
Names such as "Floyd" and "Sterling" appeared on the back of Philadelphia Union jerseys instead of their own names during Thursday's match.
Players from major professional sports leagues in North America who have opted out of playing 2020 seasons
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:35:26 +0000
With sports looking to get started again in July, here's a list of players who have decided not to participate when their sports begin or resume.
One (weird) week down, two to go: MLB's 'mad dash' to opening day
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:22:04 +0000
It was one of the more unique weeks in Major League Baseball history, with scrimmages replacing normally scheduled regular-season games.
Professional athletes who have opted out of playing during 2020 seasons
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:30:46 +0000
The coronavirus pandemic and the death of George Floyd have caused many professional athletes to opt out of playing in their respective seasons.
Opinion: After a jarring 24 hours in college sports, football season is in big trouble
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:11:23 +0000
Ohio State's Gene Smith is "very concerned" about playing sports in the fall. Of our behavior during pandemic, "we are one of the worst in the world."
Big Ten football: Non-conference opponents feel 'dramatic' loss of revenue in millions of dollars
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:52:42 +0000
Big Ten football teams had been scheduled to play 33 non-conference games at home, meaning millions will be lost in payouts to visiting teams.
NFL, NFLPA outline game-day protocols: No jersey swaps; masks not required for coaches, players on sideline
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 18:53:52 +0000
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, NFL players will no longer be allowed to swap jerseys with one another following games in the 2020 season.
Opinion: Could Nashville SC have prevented COVID-19 outbreak? Other teams and leagues have to hope so
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 02:03:51 +0000
It will be convenient to blame Nashville SC for doing something wrong in the buildup to MLS is Back because the alternative is terribly unsettling.
SPORTS NEWS, DELIVERED
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 04:00:50 +0000
Your inbox? It approves
College Park Skyhawks' Tori Miller named first female general manager in NBA G League
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:41:00 +0000
The Atlanta Hawks' G League affiliate promoted Tori Miller to general manager. She's the first woman to hold that title in league history.
ATHLETES SPEAK OUT
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 02:17:27 +0000
On George Floyd
The Ruling Off The Field
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 06:49:38 +0000
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Cheyenne Woods is Changing the Game with her voice and her famous name
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:06:05 +0000
Cheyenne Woods won team and individual ACC titles at Wake Forest. In her eighth year as a professional, she won 2014 Australian Ladies Masters.
New Mexico governor postpones contact sports at high schools in fall
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 01:17:48 +0000
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's postponement includes football and soccer for now, with non-contact sports under review and likely delayed.
U.S. Olympic greats 🏅
Tue, 09 Jun 2020 23:14:18 +0000
A to Z of summer stars
Police respond to incident at Texas restaurant after UFC fighter allegedly hit man, used racial slurs
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:34:45 +0000
UFC fighter Mike Perry has not been arrested and no charges have been filed, but video showed him hitting a man and shouting racial slurs.
Opinion: Big Ten cancels nonconference games to save itself, signaling beginning of the end of 2020 season
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 22:53:57 +0000
The Big Ten's decision to cancel nonconference games to protect itself amid the COVID-19 pandemic will crush smaller schools who lack resources.
Why do we love sports? These are our — and your — best memories of that first spark
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:30:34 +0000
Why do we love sports? What was that one moment or experience that created such a connection for each of us? These are our — and your — stories.
Top college football matchups we won't see in 2020 after Big Ten's decision to go conference only
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:18:19 +0000
Notre Dame-Wisconsin and Ohio State-Oregon among games canceled after Big Ten announces football teams will play only conference opponents this fall.
How the NBA bubble has taken shape in Disney World
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:14:34 +0000
A visual look at all the steps the NBA and Disney are taking at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando
Forget those viral photos: NBA players will be eating well at Disney World
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 22:16:40 +0000
Those quarantine meal photos that surfaced on social media won't be the norm when quarantine ends.
Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley 'especially disappointed' with Big Ten's conference-only decision for fall sports
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:15:15 +0000
Chuck Grassley tweeted his criticism of the Big Ten three days after he announced he will not attend this year's RNC, citing coronavirus concerns.
Big Ten football reduces season schedule to only conference games, maybe setting stage for others to follow
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 02:35:10 +0000
The Big Ten will play conference-only schedules "based on medical advice" under the caveat that the league is "able to participate in fall sports."
NBA players in Disney World will be able to experience perks like Expedition Everest, golf courses and boating trips
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:23:54 +0000
NBA players will have access to attractions and experiences at the massive Disney World theme park, including Expedition Everest and much more.
Julian Edelman invites DeSean Jackson to trip to Holocaust Museum after Eagles WR's anti-Semitic posts
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:11:35 +0000
Julian Edelman hopes to have "uncomfortable conversations" about race and religion with DeSean Jackson after the Eagles WR's anti-Semitic posts.
New podcast: Women in Sports
Tue, 23 Jun 2020 13:50:50 +0000
Changing the Game
College Football Playoff committee will 'Choose the best four teams based on protocol'
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:19:57 +0000
The College Football Playoff committee will use the same protocol in its rankings even if Bowl Subdivision leagues play only conference opponents.