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Report: One Accuser Drops Lawsuit Against Watson

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Gorden Says She Was Racially Profiled, NWSL Investigates

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman The NWSL announced it launched an investigation based on anti-discrimination policy on April 10 after Red Stars’ Sarah Gorden said she and her boyfriend were racially profiled by a Houston security guard.  The defender said that after Chicago’s......

Simmons Says Gobert is ‘Not Guarding Everybody’

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Salvador Ben Simmons lobbied for Defensive Player of the Year while on ESPN’s The Jump on Tuesday and touched on Jazz center Rudy Gobert’s case for the award.  Simmons, who is considered a favorite for the award, said he was a......

Bubba Wallace Addresses COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

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West Awarded $500,000 in Defamation Suit Against Lo Duca

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WNBA Reveals Schedule for 25th Season

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The WNBA released its schedule for the 2021 season on Tuesday.  Each team will play 32 regular season games instead of 36 because of the Summer Olympics, which are set to begin in July.  Teams played an abbreviated 22-game season in a bubble last summer but will be welcomed back......

Broncos Players to Skip Workouts Amid COVID-19 Concerns

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NFL Expecting Team Personnel to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

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Mark Cuban Rips NBA Play-In Tourney

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Mavericks owner Mark Cuban criticized the NBA’s play-in tournament in large part because of the season’s compressed schedule.  “The worst part of this approach is that it doubles the stress of the compressed schedule,” Cuban told ESPN. “Rather than playing for a playoff spot and being able to rest players......

PSG Eliminates Bayern Munich on Away Goals to Reach UCL Semis

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Andrew Gastelum Paris Saint-Germain enacted its revenge on Bayern Munich, eliminating the 2020 UEFA Champions League winners in a rematch of last season’s final. PSG carried a 3-2 edge into the second leg and it was those three away goals......

Cleveland 1B Yu Chang Receives Racist Social Media Posts After Error

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Andrew Gastelum Cleveland infielder Yu Chang was the victim of several instances of anti-Asian racism on social media after committing an error in the White Sox’s 4-3 walk-off victory over Cleveland on Monday. With runners at first and second and......

Report: Nuggets Awaiting Results of Murray’s MRI After Knee Injury

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The Nuggets are awaiting an update to their star guard Jamal Murray, who underwent an MRI early Tuesday morning to evaluate the severity of his left knee injury, according to the Denver Post‘s Mike Singer. Murray went down in immediate pain after injuring his knee on a drive to the......

Curry Passes Wilt for Most Points in Warriors History

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Stephen Curry scored 53 points to pass Wilt Chamberlain for the most in Warriors franchise history as Golden State beat the Denver Nuggets 116-107 on Monday night. Draymond Green had 18 points, seven rebounds, and......

Hicks Sits Out vs. Toronto After Daunte Wright Shooting

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks sat out against the Blue Jays on Monday night in response to the police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota.  Hicks was originally penciled in to start for New York prior to its matchup......

Brady Congratulates Edelman for ‘Journey’ With Patriots

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro Brett Davis/USA TODAY Sports Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady congratulated former teammate Julian Edelman following his retirement on Monday, noting the wide receiver’s “amazing journey” with the Patriots. “On the biggest stage and in the biggest moments, you always......

Popovich ‘Sick’ Over Police Shooting of Daunte Wright

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Gillespie, Samuels Return to Villanova for Fifth Season

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro Villanova seniors Collin Gillespie and Jermaine Samuels will both return to the program in 2021-22, they announced on Monday. Gillespie finished last season second on the Wildcats in scoring at 14 points per game. He also led the team......

Source: Panthers Open to Drafting QB Despite Darnold Trade

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Source: 49ers, Patriots to Attend Fields’s Second Pro Day

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With plenty of intrigue surrounding former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, NFL teams are turning a keen eye toward his second pro day workout. Among the clubs who will be in attendance? The 49ers and the Patriots. According to SI‘s Albert Breer, San Francisco and New England will be at......

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