Category: Sports

Report: 11 MLB umpires opt out of restart

One of the realities of sports in the time of pandemic is that as soon as you find one answer, there are suddenly five more questions. Baseball’s finding that out now, with a problem that has nothing to do with players. According to Jon Heyman of MLB Network, 11 Major League Baseball umpires have opted […]

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Tuberville following Trump playbook into politics

Nearly midway through 2020, the confounding year where surreal events have become expected, the news of Tommy Tuberville’s rise to the cusp of a United States Senate seat registers as perfectly on brand. Tuberville is the former head coach at Auburn, Ole Miss, Texas Tech and Cincinnati and maintains what one Southern pollster calls the […]

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Yannick Ngakoue trade talk not over

Yannick Ngakoue has made it clear he wants to be traded, and the Jaguars have made clear they’re not trading him unless they get an offer they like. One day before the deadline for franchise players to sign long-term contracts, neither side seems to be moving. But according to Ian Rapoport, some teams are interested […]

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‘Man City stars would have left if ban stood’ – Distin relieved to see Champions League sanctions lifted

A number of leading players at Manchester City would have pushed for a move elsewhere had the club’s two-year ban from European competition been upheld, claims Sylvain Distin. The Blues were left sweating on their involvement in continental action after being stung by UEFA-imposed sanctions. Amid the uncertainty regarding future direction at the Etihad Stadium, […]

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Eagles sign Jason Peters to replace Brandon Brooks

Jason Peters is returning to Philadelphia. Peters, the 38-year-old offensive lineman who spent most of the last decade as the Eagles’ starting left tackle, is re-signing with Philadelphia, the team announced. But Peters will not be returning to his old position. Instead, Peters is expected to play right guard, filling in for Brandon Brooks, who […]

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The Top Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jul. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Kansas (63) 28-3 1,623 1 2. Gonzaga (1) 31-2 […]

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Bottas: Verstappen pass easier than I expected

From fourth on the grid, Bottas spent the latter part of the race chasing down Verstappen and, having stopped 10 laps later, his tyres were in better shape. Although he couldn’t make his first attempt to pass stick, Bottas successfully got by the Red Bull driver on lap 67 to claim runner-up spot. Bottas admitted […]

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COVID-19 shutdown widens NBA title pool beyond the Lakers, Clippers and Bucks

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma tries to block the shot of Memphis Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant on Feb. 21 at Staples Center. (Andrew D. Bernstein / NBAE via Getty Images)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/UcKTsqIuMRy8nvGDxIXKzw–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi42NjY2NjY2NjY2NjY3/https://media.zenfs.com/en/la_times_articles_853/07d666121e9b03777f3de080b9ba9468″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/UcKTsqIuMRy8nvGDxIXKzw–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi42NjY2NjY2NjY2NjY3/https://media.zenfs.com/en/la_times_articles_853/07d666121e9b03777f3de080b9ba9468″>Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma tries to block the shot of Memphis Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant on Feb. 21 at Staples Center. (Andrew […]

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