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Los Angeles Clippers strike $500 million-plus naming rights deal with financial software company Intuit

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New LA Clippers arena. Source: LA Clippers The Los Angeles Clippers announced on Friday a sponsorship deal with financial software company Intuit, which will hold title rights to the team’s new $1.2 billion arena, scheduled to open in Inglewood in......

CBS Evening News, September 15, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, September 15, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Gymnasts demand justice in botched Larry Nassar investigation; Man teaches kids life lessons through chess Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live......

NBA’s Bucks name first female TV play-by-play announcer for major men’s sports team

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Monique Beals This season, the Milwaukee Bucks will welcome the first female, full-time play-by-play TV announcer for a major professional men’s sports team.  The NBA announced on Wednesday that Lisa Byington would serve as the team’s lead announcer for games......

NFL linebacker Bobby Wagner gets equity stake in $1.2 billion investing platform Public.com

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner on the sideline before an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Seattle. Stephen Brashear | AP National Football League linebacker Bobby Wagner is now an equity holder......

Bryant: Sports after 9/11 and the remaking of the American athlete

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Americans love round-number anniversaries. They provide a national alarm clock, reminding us that enough time has passed to collectively return to a moment that requires our attention — to wake up, remember and never forget. It has been 20 years since the disaster that was Sept. 11, the day we......

ESPN’s Monday Night Football opener draws 15.3 million viewers for Ravens-Raiders overtime game

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens throws against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of their game at Allegiant Stadium on September 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chris Unger | Getty Images The National Football......

Former Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson III sees potential in American Cornhole League — now he’s an investor

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here John Thompson III, head of the athlete development and engagement department for Monumental Basketball, poses for a portrait on July 22, 2019 at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. Ned Dishman | National Basketball Association | Getty Images Former Georgetown......

Colson Whitehead on writing his first crime novel,

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Colson Whitehead on writing his first crime novel, “Harlem Shuffle” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead talks with Anthony Mason about his new book, “Harlem Shuffle.” Whitehead and Mason take a walk through......

Drone Racing League lands $100 million deal with crypto platform Algorand

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Drone Racing League Source: Drone Racing League New York-based Drone Racing League landed its most significant sponsorship agreement to date with cryptocurrency platform Algorand, the company said on Tuesday. DRL is a first-person-view racing league where drone pilots race devices......

U.S. Open: Daniil Medvedev ends Novak Djokovic’s hopes of calendar Grand Slam and 21st major

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Winner Russia’s Daniil Medvedev (R) and Serbia’s Novak Djokovic hold their trophies after the 2021 US Open Tennis tournament men’s final match against at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, on September 12, 2021. Kena......

British tennis player Emma Raducanu wins U.S. Open women’s final

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Emma Raducanu of Great Britain celebrates winning match point to defeat Leylah Annie Fernandez of Canada during the second set of their Women’s Singles final match on Day Thirteen of the 2021 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King......

Sport’s Post-9/11 Patriotism Seen as Unifier, and ‘Manipulation’

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Jonathan Abrams In this fraught political climate, many Republican politicians, including former President Donald J. Trump, have accused Kaepernick and other athletes who kneel during the anthem of disrespecting the military, even though Boyer recommended the gesture and Kaepernick has said repeatedly that that is not his intent. Boyer, on......

NFL star Alvin Kamara leaves Klutch Sports Group and signs with management company Quality Control

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alvin Kamara #41 of the New Orleans Saints runs the ball during a game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on December 22, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. Wesley Hitt | Getty Images National Football League running back Alvin Kamara......

Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer out for rest of 2021 season as sex assault probe continues

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Trevor Bauer #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers returns to the dugout after the top of the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on June 28, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Meg Oliphant | Getty Images......

Online gambling, sports wagering closer to fruition in Connecticut

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brent Addleman, The Center Square Connecticut is one step closer to implementing sports wagering and online gaming. Gov. Ned Lamont said in a news release Thursday that the state, Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and Mohegan Tribal Council have received the......

7T’s Development Partnership With SharpRank Mobile App Elevates Sports Betting

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SharpRank Mobile App Elevates Sports Betting By Providing Unparalleled Ratings and Credible Insights for Fans DALLAS – Sept. 9, 2021 – — Cutting-edge Dallas software and mobile development company 7T, Inc. has partnered with SharpRank Inc., to develop and release the SharpRank mobile app to the app stores, where sports fans......

Sports Illustrated Sportsbook Launches in Perfect Time For NFL Week 1

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It’s a great time of year to be a sports fan. We just had a phenomenal first week of college football action, the NFL’s 2021 season starts this week, and the MLB playoffs are just a few weeks away. Another major start that all sports fans should be excited about......

Naomi Osaka plans to take indefinite break from tennis after shock U.S. Open exit

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Japan’s Naomi Osaka competes against Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova during their Tokyo 2020 women’s singles third round tennis match at the Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 27, 2021. Tiziania Fabi | AFP | Getty Images Naomi Osaka’s US......

Washington state tribal casinos get approval for sports betting

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Ted O’Neil, The Center Square The U.S. Department of the Interior has given final approval for nine tribal casinos in Washington to start offering sports gambling, while agreements with eight other tribes are pending. Washington, however, remains the only......

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