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Colin Kaepernick Moves Workout Amid Dispute with the N.F.L.

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Ken Belson Colin Kaepernick made a last-second decision on Saturday to move his workout for N.F.L. team officials to a new location in a bid, he said in a statement, for a “legitimate process” that the league “has not provided” because it would not allow the news media or an...
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Tua Tagovailoa Is Carted Off With Injury Against Mississippi State

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The Associated Press STARKVILLE, Miss. — After a tackle that left him favoring his right leg and hip, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was carted off the field in the first half on Saturday against Mississippi State. Tagovailoa had surgery on his sprained right ankle almost five weeks after injuring it...
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The Minor-League Teams That Could Lose M.L.B. Ties

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The New York Times A Major League Baseball proposal would drastically alter the landscape of minor league baseball, severing the major-league affiliations of 42 teams in the lower levels of the minors. Some of those teams have been part of their communities for generations, like the Chattanooga Lookouts, whose roots...
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Across the Country, Minor League Towns Face Major League Threat

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Dan Barry “The fact that they have affiliation is not high on that list,” Sword said. He added: “Our objective is not to preserve minor league franchise value. Our objective is to preserve each minor league club’s ability to operate.” But in the eyes of minor league officials, the Dream...
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A Small Town Gave Up Tackle Football. It Came Storming Back.

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Ken Belson and Brandon Thibodeaux MARSHALL, Texas — One evening last spring, a retired doctor named James Harris carried a pickle jar filled with bright red Jell-O to Marshall’s school board meeting. He shook it up so the Jell-O sloshed against the glass, a representation, he told the school board...
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Teams to Watch During the College Basketball Season

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Jon Rothstein With 68 slots in the 2020 N.C.A.A. tournament, many of the 300 Division I teams that began the college basketball season last week can legitimately dream about making a postseason run. The level of separation between programs is much smaller than it was last season, providing more opportunities...
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Will the Yankees Chase a Big-Name Starter This Winter?

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James Wagner SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Aaron Boone, the Yankees manager, first uttered the words at a season-ending news conference, and General Manager Brian Cashman has parroted them ever since. “We weren’t a player or two away,” Cashman said this week at the general managers’ meetings in Arizona. “We were a...
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A Star Swimmer’s Doping Hearing Gets Lost in Translation

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Tariq Panja and Karen Crouse MONTREUX, Switzerland — International swimming’s favorite villain, Sun Yang, endured a spectacle Friday as the highest court in sports held a rare public hearing for an athlete’s doping case. The high-stakes battle about the eligibility of Sun, a six-time Olympic medalist and a star in...
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Why Roger Goodell and Jay-Z Want Colin Kaepernick to Get a Shot

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Ken Belson Edwards said the tryout would help show whether Kaepernick even wants to play football. Teams should “come in and see what kind of condition he’s in, whether or not he is interviewing fine, if he’s truly interested in playing and so forth and so on, because those questions...
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Irv Noren, a Bridge Between DiMaggio and Mantle, Dies at 94

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Richard Goldstein Over his career, he had 65 home runs, 453 runs batted in and a .275 batting average. Noren was the third-base coach for the Oakland A’s when they became World Series champions in 1972 and 1973. He was also a player-manager in the minor leagues. After leaving baseball,...
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Hamlin Fights Off One Rival, but Has Three More to Beat

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Jerry Garrett HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano will not repeat as champion when NASCAR’s top racing series holds its season finale on Sunday. His nemesis, Denny Hamlin, took care of that. First, on the final weekend in October, Hamlin sandwiched Logano into the wall late in a race at Martinsville,...
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Ithaca-SUNY Cortland Rivalry Leads to Division III Attendance Record

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John Otis Alabama-Auburn. Michigan-Ohio State. Ithaca College versus SUNY Cortland. In the pantheon of college football rivalries, one of these things is ostensibly not like the others. But try telling that to fans of the Ithaca Bombers and the Cortland Red Dragons — or to hordes of devotees across the...
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Browns’ Myles Garrett Suspended Indefinitely for Hitting Quarterback With Helmet

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The New York Times Myles Garrett of the Cleveland Browns was suspended for at least the rest of the season on Friday for pulling off the helmet of Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hitting him in the head with it. The suspension is the longest for any player for a...
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Who Is Myles Garrett? A Fearsome Rusher With a History of Penalties

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Victor Mather Myles Garrett, the star defensive end for the Cleveland Browns who removed an opponent’s helmet and hitting him with it on Thursday night, is a player for whom stellar play and questionable hits have occasionally gone hand-in-hand. During an on-field fracas as the Browns played the Pittsburgh Steelers,...
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Who Is Myles Garrett? A Fearsome Rusher With a History of Penalties

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Victor Mather Myles Garrett, the star defensive end for the Cleveland Browns who removed an opponent’s helmet and hitting him with it on Thursday night, is a player for whom stellar play and occasional violent conduct have gone hand-in-hand. During an on-field fracas as the Browns played the Pittsburgh Steelers,...

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