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 2020-06-01 23:17 

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Kings Broadcaster Grant Napear Apologizes for Black Lives Matter Comment...

Sacramento Kings television play-by-play announcer Grant Napear has apologized for his tweet in response to free-agent NBA center DeMarcus Cousins, who asked the broadcaster his thoughts ......

 2020-06-01 23:06 

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UFC's Jon Jones Posts Video Assisting Albuquerque Business Cleanup Efforts...

UFC champion Jon Jones participated in cleanup efforts around Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Monday after protests surrounding the death of George Floyd turned violent Sunday night: ......

 2020-06-01 22:28 

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Mitchell Trubisky Has Taken Bears QB Competition 'Head-On,' Says HC Matt Nagy...

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is not intimidated by a quarterback competition with Nick Foles, head coach Matt Nagy said on Monday's episode of NFL Network's Good Morning Football ......

 2020-06-01 22:24 

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Report: MLB to Propose Shorter Season; Players Would Get Full Prorated Salaries...

As the two sides continue to negotiate the terms of starting the 2020 season, MLB is planning to propose a shortened season in which players would receive prorated salaries, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan ......

 2020-06-01 22:14 

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Jags QB, NASA Intern Joshua Dobbs Describes Experience Being at SpaceX Launch...

Joshua Dobbs put his aerospace engineering degree to good use as he watched watched Saturday's launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft......

 2020-06-01 22:04 

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Report: Raiders' Henry Ruggs 'OK' After Suffering Injury During Friend's Move...

Las Vegas Raiders rookie wide receiver Henry Ruggs III is OK after suffering a wound of an undisclosed nature while helping a friend move, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network......

 2020-06-01 21:58 

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Trae Young Speaks at Rally: 'This Country Is in a Messed Up Place Right Now'...

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young spoke at a rally in his hometown of Norman, Oklahoma, on Monday in protest of racial injustice and police brutality seven days after the death ......

 2020-06-01 21:43 

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Report: Warriors Cleared to Open Practice Facility for Individual Workouts...

The Golden State Warriors re-opened their practice facility for individual workouts Monday, according to The Athletic's Anthony Slater: Several other teams have had their ......

 2020-06-01 21:42 

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Dabo Swinney on George Floyd: We Have Witnessed 'Disgusting Acts of Evil'...

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney addressed the killing of George Floyd during a press conference Monday......

 2020-06-01 21:37 

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Pac-12 to Require Schools to Test Players Weekly for Coronavirus Upon Return...

As it prepares for the eventual return of student-athletes, the Pac-12 will require schools to conduct weekly coronavirus tests in order for them to participate in voluntary workouts......

 2020-06-01 21:10 

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Clemson WR Justyn Ross to Undergo Spinal Surgery, Miss Entire 2020 Season...

Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney told reporters Monday that wide receiver Justyn Ross would need to undergo spinal surgery for a congenital fusion and is expected to miss the entirety of the 2020 season, according to Ralph D......

 2020-06-01 21:06 

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Mike Krzyzewski 'Disgusted' by George Floyd's Killing: 'Frankly, I Am Scared'...

Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski released a statement Monday in the wake of the killing of unarmed civilian George Floyd, who died after since-fired Minneapolis policeman ......

 2020-06-01 21:05 

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Lenny Dykstra's Defamation and Libel Lawsuit vs. Ron Darling Dismissed by Judge...

A New York judge dismissed a defamation and libel lawsuit Lenny Dykstra had filed against former New York Mets teammate Ron Darling , according to ESPN.com . New York Supreme Court Judge Robert D......

 2020-06-01 20:47 

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Russell Wilson on George Floyd's Death: 'We Must Make a Change'...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson provided a lengthy statement on social media Monday regarding the death of George Floyd and ongoing protests: Floyd was an ......

 2020-06-01 20:47 

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Report: Ex-Nuggets HC Brian Shaw Agrees to Coach Jalen Green's G League Team...

Brian Shaw has reportedly agreed to become the head coach of the G League Select Team that will feature top prospect Jalen Green, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium and Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times ......

 2020-06-01 20:36 

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USC Football Booster Marla Brown Has Season Tickets Revoked for Racist Tweets...

USC revoked the season tickets and Trojan Athletic Fund membership of booster Marla Brown after a series of racist tweets regarding the current protests happening around the country, ......

 2020-06-01 20:21 

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Nationals to Pay Minor League Players Through June After Sean Doolittle's Tweet...

The Washington Nationals will pay their minor league players $400 per week through the month of June after previously saying they would cut the stipend to $300 per week......

 2020-06-01 20:08 

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Pat Dye, Former Auburn and Hall of Fame Coach, Dies at 80...

Auburn announced former football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80 years old: Dye spent 12 years coaching the Tigers from 1981-92 as part of a 19-year career as a head coach in Division I football......

 2020-06-01 19:52 

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Report: NBA Discussing Training Camps, Regional Leagues for Non-Playoff Teams...

If the NBA restarts without all 30 teams, the squads not involved still hope to have some events before the start of the 2020-21 season......

 2020-06-01 19:39 

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Gregg Popovich Discusses Racial Injustice, Protests: 'The System Has to Change'...

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich understands the causes of recent protests throughout the country......

 2020-06-01 19:22 

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Patrick Mahomes: 'Senseless Murders' Like George Floyd 'Cannot Continue' in USA...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes posted a statement Monday on the "senseless murders" of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, saying he hopes society can begin to be more like football locker rooms......

 2020-06-01 19:18 

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Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Offers to Pay for George Floyd's Funeral Services...

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather has reportedly offered to pay for the funeral services of George Floyd in Houston, Minnesota, Charlotte and a fourth location to be determined later, according to TMZ Sports ......

 2020-06-01 19:02 

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Could This Really Be the End of Jon Jones in UFC?...

Imagine being the best fighter in the world and not getting paid like it. That's the boat Jon "Bones" Jones found himself riding in over the past decade, and instead of complaining ......

 2020-06-01 18:58 

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Grizzlies Provide PTO to Employees to Vote During National, Local Elections...

The Memphis Grizzlies will be offering paid time off to vote. The team announced in a statement that employees would be given the option to use PTO for local and national elections: ......

 2020-06-01 18:27 

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Report: Yankees Expected to Release 'Unknown' Number of Minor Leaguers...

The New York Yankees are reportedly expected to become the latest team to release minor league players as cuts continue across the sport. Jon Heyman of MLB Network reported the number of minor leaguers is "unknown......

 2020-06-01 18:22 

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Louisville Basketball Staffer Kahil Fennell Arrested amid Protests...

University of Louisville men's d irector of basketball operations Kahil Fennell was one of more than 30 people arrested Saturday night in Louisville amid protests over the death ......

 2020-06-01 18:00 

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NBA Draft 2020: Latest Knicks Rumors, Luka Garza Talks Possible Return to Iowa...

As teams ready themselves for the 2020 NBA draft, every discussion will return to two main points: What do we need and which prospects are available? No matter whether the regular ......

 2020-06-01 17:57 

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Derek Jeter 'Deeply Saddened' by George Floyd's Death, Backs Protestors...

Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter released a statement Monday on the team's official Twitter account regarding the ongoing protests against racial injustice and police violence around the country: There have been protests in dozens of U......

 2020-06-01 17:52 

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JR Smith 'Disappointed' He Beat Up Vandal: 'Was a Random Act of Stupidness'...

JR Smith appeared on The Pat McAfee Show on Monday and expressed regret after beating up a man who vandalized his car Sunday during protests in Los Angeles......

 2020-06-01 17:42 

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Jerami Grant 'Definitely Not Leaning Towards' Picking Up Nuggets Contract Option...

Denver Nuggets forward Jerami Grant has a $9.3 million player option for the 2020-21 season, but it doesn't sound as though he'll exercise it......

 2020-06-01 17:31 

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King: Ravens 'Loved' Jalen Hurts; 'Dinosaur Thinking' to Criticize Eagles QB...

The Philadelphia Eagles made one of the more surprising picks at the NFL draft this spring, selecting Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts with a second-round pick......

 2020-06-01 17:29 

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Colts' Frank Reich on Racial Injustice: It's Not Enough to Say 'I'm Not Racist'...

Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich provided a statement to reporters Monday in support of the African American community amid national protests. "Injustice. Few things stir the human heart and soul like injustice," Reich said, via Phillip B......

 2020-06-01 17:20 

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Viking Raiders Tweet at Matt Hardy; Latest on Jeff Hardy and WWE Network Update...

Bleacher Report catches you up on the latest news from WWE and AEW. Viking Raiders Want Rematch With Matt Hardy The Viking Raiders ( aka Viking Experience, aka War ......

 2020-06-01 17:00 

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UFC 250, Bayern in Bundesliga, Celtic-Rangers Week on B/R Live and More to Watch...

As June begins, the sports world continues to slowly return to play. There's a fight weekend coming in Vegas, Bayern Munich has begun to run away with the Bundesliga while more soccer leagues in Europe set return dates and U......

 2020-06-01 16:58 

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Pacers' Malcolm Brogdon on Protests: 'It's Important for Us to Stay Outraged'...

Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon appeared on ESPN's First Take Monday morning and spoke about the ongoing protests following the death of unarmed civilian George Floyd, who ......

 2020-06-01 16:18 

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49ers' Richard Sherman 'Impressed with the White QBs Speaking Up' Against Racism...

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman said he was "impressed" by white quarterbacks who have used their platforms to speak up against police violence and discrimination against black people after the death of George Floyd......

 2020-06-01 16:12 

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Lance Armstrong Reflects on Career: 'I Wish I Could Have Been a Better Man'...

Lance Armstrong acknowledged that he took part in "inappropriate behavior" during his controversial career and expressed remorse in the ESPN documentary Lance : Armstrong ......

 2020-06-01 15:42 

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Former IU Football Player Chris Beaty Dies at 38 After Being Shot amid Protests...

Former Indiana football player Chris Beaty was one of two men shot and killed in Indianapolis this past weekend amid riots in the city, according to David Lindquist and Justin L. Mack of the Indy Star ......

 2020-06-01 15:37 

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UFC's Jon Jones Stops Vandal on Video Amid George Floyd Protests in New Mexico...

UFC star Jon Jones confronted multiple people on the streets of Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Sunday night and took away their spray cans, according to TMZ Sports ......

 2020-06-01 15:33 

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NFL LB Brandon Marshall: 'We Tried to Do Things Peacefully' by Kneeling...

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall said players who knelt during the national anthem "tried to do things peacefully" to highlight awareness toward police violence and discrimination against black people......

 2020-06-01 15:00 

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2020 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Obi Toppin and Other Top Lottery Prospects...

Winning the NBA draft lottery often means winning the right to select a specific player. Last year, for example, virtually the entire basketball world knew that the New Orleans Pelicans ......

 2020-06-01 14:55 

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Broncos' Justin Simmons Says 'All Lives Can't Matter Until Black Lives Matter'...

Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons was among those participating in protests around the country following the death of George Floyd, countering one major narrative in the process......

 2020-06-01 14:42 

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Michael Jordan's Love Letter to Actress Amy Hunter Sells for $25.7K at Auction...

A 20-page love letter written by Michael Jordan to actress Amy Hunter in 1989 sold for $25,703 at an auction Sunday morning......

 2020-06-01 14:23 

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Peyton Manning Reveals Advice to NFL Players Amid Coronavirus Pandemic...

The NFL offseason has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, but Peyton Manning believes players should use the time as an opportunity to improve......

 2020-06-01 14:02 

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ESPN NBA Experts: Giannis Beats LeBron for MVP, Ja Morant Tops Zion for ROY...

Even if the 2019-20 NBA season resumes, the award races are likely over. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne , the league's board of governors are considering bringing only 22 teams back for a modified playoff structure......

 2020-06-01 14:00 

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NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Bradley Beal Trade, Knicks' Free-Agency Plans...

Even though it's been two-and-a-half months since the NBA season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, rumors continue to circulate about the upcoming offseason, whenever that may take place......

 2020-06-01 13:42 

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Popovich, Kerr, Fizdale Among NBCA's Committee on Racial Injustice and Reform...

The National Basketball Coaches Association has created a Committee on Racial Injustice and Reform to help NBA cities enact change against racial discrimination and police brutality......

 2020-06-01 13:38 

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Report: MLS Rejects Players' Counterproposal and 'Won't Budge Further'...

The Major League Soccer Players Association announced Sunday night it had agreed to salary reductions for players as the league tries to resume its 2020 season: The concessions from the players include reduced team and individual bonuses......

 2020-06-01 13:36 

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Curtis Cokes, Hall of Fame Welterweight Boxer, Dies at Age 82...

Hall of Fame boxer Curtis Cokes died Friday of heart failure. He was 82. Erwin "Sparky" Sparks told Kevin Sherrington of the Dallas Morning News that Cokes had been in hospice for a week......

 2020-06-01 13:08 

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The Biggest Risk Every NFL Team Is Taking for 2020...

Every NFL franchise wants to lift the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season. However, that isn't a realistic dream for all 32 teams......

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