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Eagles Owner’s Production Company Completes Hitler Documentary

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Tori Miller Named First Female GM in G League History

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro The College Park Skyhawks hired Tori Miller as the first female general manager in G League history on Thursday. The Skyhawks are the G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks. Miller previously served as the organization’s assistant general......
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Sources: Big Ten to Play Conference-Only Schedule in Fall of 2020

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Umpires Association Refutes West, Supports MLB Safety Protocol

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The MLB’s Umpires Association issued a statement on Thursday supporting MLB’s health and safety protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The MLBUA also refuted comments from umpire Joe West, who said on Tuesday, “I don’t believe in my heart that all these deaths have been from the coronavirus.” “Recent public comments......
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ESPN announces multi-part 30 for 30 on 1986 Mets

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman ESPN Films announced an upcoming multi-part 30 for 30 documentary on the legendary 1986 Mets team.  Highlighting their iconic season, which featured a franchise record 108-54 record and one of the greatest World Series comebacks, the series will......
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Tiger Woods to Return to Play at the Memorial Tournament

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Tiger Woods announced he will return to the PGA Tour on July 16 for the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio.  Woods last played a PGA Tour event in February as he finished the Genesis Invitational 11-over. Woods won “The Match II” on May 24 as he and Peyton Manning defeated......
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Union Replaces Jersey Names With Victims of Police Brutality

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UFC Fighter Seen Punching Older Man, Using N-Word in Restaurant

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Nick Selbe UFC welterweight fighter Mike Perry was recorded getting in an altercation at a restaurant, which resulted in him hitting an older man and shouting the n-word multiple times. The video, which was posted Wednesday and allegedly recorded Tuesday......
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Black MLS Players Lead Demonstration Ahead of First Restart Game

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Nick Selbe As MLS geared up Wednesday for its first game since the coronavirus pandemic halted the league, players from across the league used the opportunity to make a statement. Representatives from multiple teams took the field prior to the......
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Report: Nets to Sign Jamal Crawford For NBA Restart

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The Nets signed guard Jamal Crawford on Wednesday, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.  Crawford, 40, joins the Nets after numerous Brooklyn players opted out of the NBA’s restart in Orlando. Wilson Chandler opted out on June 28, and point guard Spencer Dinwiddie followed suit after testing positive for COVID-19 one......
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Alex Pullin, 2-Time World Champion Snowboarder, Dies in Accident

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Alex “Chumpy” Pullin, a two-time world champion who competed in three Olympics for Australia, died while spearfishing in Australia on Wednesday. He was 32 years old. “Paramedics were called to a post-immersion incident off Nineteenth Avenue at Palm Beach just after 10.30am,” said the Queensland Ambulance Service in a statement......
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Report: CBS to Take Over UCL Rights From Turner Immediately

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Nick Selbe CBS has reportedly acquired broadcasting rights for the UEFA Champions League for the rest of the 2019–20 season, as well as the 2020–21 season, according to Christopher Harris of World Soccer Talk. The report comes two weeks after......
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Report: New Washington Name Won’t Use Native American Imagery

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro Washington plans to not use Native American imagery for the franchise’s potential new nickname, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  Team owner Dan Snyder announced Washington would undergo a “thorough review of the team’s name” on July 3.  “In light......
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Report: Ivy League Won’t Play Any Sports in 2020

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Patty Mills to Donate Remaining Salary to BLM Organizations

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Spurs guard Patty Mills announced on Wednesday he will donate the remaining portion of his salary for the 2019-20 season to Black Lives Matter organizations in Australia. Mills will earn just over $1 million as he finishes the season with the Spurs in Orlando. “I’m proud to say that I’m......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

Stephen Jackson Defends DeSean Jackson’s Anti-Semitic Posts

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Stanford to Discontinue 11 Varsity Sports After 2020-21

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro Stanford announced on Wednesday it will discontinue 11 varsity sports at the end of the 2020-21 academic year, including men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey and men’s volleyball.  The discontinued programs will be able to complete their 2020-21......
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How to Watch Barcelona vs. Espanyol

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Barcelona looks to keep their La Liga title hopes alive when they host Espanyol at Camp Nou Wednesday. Barca has dealt with some disappointing point drops in recent games, but their 4–1 win over Villareal on Sunday gave them a slight boost. However, the Catalans still trail Real Madrid by......
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Jimmie Johnson Cleared to Race After Two Negative COVID-19 Tests

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and will race Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. Johnson missed the first race of his Cup career when he tested positive last Friday. He was tested after his wife received a positive result. Hendrick Motorsports said......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

Toledo DL Jahneil Douglas Killed in Shooting

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