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Our Line Starts podcast: NHL, NHLPA nearing agreement; hub cities, Olympics, CBA

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports

Reacting to the reports that the NHL and NHLPA are nearing the completion of an agreement that would cover Return to Play protocols and a CBA extension.
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'I wouldn't criticize him too much': Russian Grand Slam winner Vera Zvonareva supports Novak Djokovic after Covid-19 backlash

'I wouldn't criticize him too much': Russian Grand Slam winner Vera Zvonareva supports Novak Djokovic after Covid-19 backlash

2 days ago   |   RT

Four-time Grand Slam doubles winner and Olympic medalist Vera Zvonareva says Novak Djokovic shouldn't be judged too harshly after the Serbian star was slammed for hosting a...
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Tommie Smith Says He Still Receives Death Threats over 1968 Olympics Protest

2 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Dr. Tommie Smith told Turner Sports' Ernie Johnson on NBATogether that he still receives death threats 52 years after he and John Carlos' human rights salute during the...
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St. Augustine's University fires longtime track coach

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

RALEIGH, N.C. - George Williams, longtime track and field coach at St. Augustine's College and a former coach with the U.S. Olympic team, has been fired, his attorney said...
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Churchill: As New York reopens, residents of group homes wait

2 days ago   |   Times Union

Before the coronavirus changed everything, Heidi Schroder lived an active and fulfilling life. She had a part-time job at the Center for Disability Services. She went to an art...
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Chris Bosh Says Kobe Bryant Was 'Inspiration' for LeBron, Wade at '08 Olympics

2 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Former NBA star Chris Bosh has spent part of the summer blogging about his time with the Miami Heat alongside LeBron James and Dwyane Wade -specifically focusing on the title...
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Most Americans think esports should be included in the Olympics

Most Americans think esports should be included in the Olympics

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Over half of Americans think video games should be considered a part of the Olympics, according to new research. The survey looked at 2,000 Americans' opinions on video games...
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NHL Players Could Return to Olympics in 2022, 2026 Under New CBA Extension

3 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

If the NHL and NHLPA agree to extend the current collective bargaining agreement, it reportedly could lead to the reinstatement of NHL players competing in the Winter Olympics...
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Coach Dawn Staley awaits Olympics, focuses on South Carolina

Coach Dawn Staley awaits Olympics, focuses on South Carolina

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

NEW YORK - Coach Dawn Staley would be prepping the U.S. women's basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic.
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LeBron James, Tom Brady, Usain Bolt, More Featured in 'Greatness Code' Trailer

5 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

NBA superstar LeBron James , NFL legend Tom Brady, eight-time Olympic gold medal sprinter Usain Bolt, USWNT forward Alex Morgan, Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky, extreme sports...
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Braves star Freddie Freeman has coronavirus, is ‘not feeling great'

Braves star Freddie Freeman has coronavirus, is ‘not feeling great'

MLB All-Star first baseman Freddie Freeman was among four Atlanta Braves players to test positive for coronavirus, manager Brian Snitker announced Saturday. Snitker said it... Read more ...

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

INDIANAPOLIS - Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Read more ...

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest records: Who has eaten the most hot dogs on...

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest records: Who has eaten the most hot dogs on July 4?

No man is hungrier on Independence Day than Joey Chestnut, and the record book shows just that. Read more ...

What channel is IndyCar on today? TV schedule, start time for Indianapolis...

What channel is IndyCar on today? TV schedule, start time for Indianapolis Grand Prix

Here's a complete guide to watching today's IndyCar race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, including the TV channel and start time. Read more ...

NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem, reports say

NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem, reports say

“Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing” will be performed live or played before “The Star-Spangled Banner” prior to each NFL game during Week 1, according to reports. Read more ...

Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 headliner vs...

Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 headliner vs. Kamaru Usman

The UFC 251 main event has been derailed by the coronavirus, as Gilbert Burns has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out of his bout with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman... Read more ...

Cleveland Indians look into changing name amid pressure

Cleveland Indians look into changing name amid pressure

CLEVELAND - They've been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. Those days could be over. Read more ...

Top NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Top NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

INDIANAPOLIS - Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The... Read more ...

Pacers' Victor Oladipo won't play in bubble due to re-injury risk

Pacers' Victor Oladipo won't play in bubble due to re-injury risk

Another NBA star is opting out of the bubble. Pacers guard Victor Oladipo won't play when the league resumes its season in Orlando, not because he is high-risk for the... Read more ...

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%

NEW YORK - Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%. Read more ...