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Description:Watching Major League Baseball start a second spring training now,amid surging coronavirus infectionsin the states where... Read More Did the Packers do enough to aid Aaron Rodgers, title hopes? NFL.com "For the Packers faithful, Green Bay was just a win away from the Super Bowl.As for the naysayers, everything just went right for the NFC North champions during a surprising 13-3 season in which Green Bay s record was more impressive than its game-by-game..." Minnesota Writer Thinks Vikings May Pursue Trade for Carson Wentz Heavy "It s quiet out there as teams prepare to begintraining campon July 28. Perhaps a little too quiet.The conspiracy theorists are working overtime on free-agent fits and crazy trade scenarios. This one may take the cake, with all the icing on top.Chris..." Brett Favre: Packers should use Jordan Love like Taysom Hill Yahoo! Sports "There are plenty of similarities between the Brett Favre/Aaron Rodgerssituation and the Rodgers/Jordan Lovedynamic. There could be one significant difference, if thePackerstake Favre s advice.Favre thinks that Love should play from time to time, something..." Aaron Jones speaks out on Packers drafting AJ Dillon Clutch Points "TheGreen Bay Packersmade some peculiar selections in the 2020 NFL Draft, including thechoice to takeAJ Dillon in the second round. Over two months since the pick was made, Aaron Jonesspoke out onGreen Bay drafting Dillon.While making an appearance..." Bills signing Josh Norman will pay dividends says B/R USA Today "What could go wrong? Then again, what could go right is actually a pretty exciting thought in terms of the Buffalo Bills and cornerback Josh Norman.The Bills added Norman to compete for their No. 2 cornerback spot in 2020. He s under a one-year deal and has a drive to return to..." How A Promise To His Mother Helped Tim Duncan Land With The Spurs In 1997 Fadeaway World "Tim Duncan played for the San Antonio Spurs for 18 years and it was a match made in heaven. During that time, the veteran big man averaged 19 points, 10.8 rebounds, and 3 assists per game on 50.6% shooting. He also earned 15 All-Syar appearances, 2 MVPs, and 5 NBA Championships.From..." Chris Paul explains personalized NBA jerseys to advance social justice idea Clutch Points "The NBA is scheduled to resume game action in a little over a month. One of the biggest concerns for players is how the return to play might take the spotlight away from the Black Lives Matter movement that has swept the country as of late.Chris Pauland the National Basketball..." Could Jason Kidd actually lure Giannis Antetokounmpo to the Knicks? CBS Sports "With their season now officially over, theNew York Knickshave embarked on their latest coaching search, a process that has become quite familiar to them over the past two decades. Since Jeff Van Gundy resigned in 2001, they ve had 12 different head coaches, and are about to make..." Race for Rookie of the Year: Can Zion Williamson catch Ja Morant? NBA.com "Among the 88 seeding games on the slate for the restart in Orlando on July 30, perhaps none carries as much weight as the August 3 matchup between theMemphis GrizzliesandNew Orleans Pelicans.Aside from the obvious ramifications for the race for eighth in the West,..." Jayson Tatum Gets Trolled On Social Media After Showing New Haircut Fadeaway World "Jayson Tatum is getting ready for the NBA return next month in Orlando and he s trying to go as fresh as possible to the bubble location. In order to do so, the Boston Celtics young star got a new haircut, but the results weren t exactly what he expected.As soon as the..." Each team's best 60-game stretch since 2000 MLB.com "With a60-game slate scheduled for the 2020 season, it s a great time to go back in history to find the best 60-game stretches each club has ever produced. Here s a rundown of the best 60-game run each team has had dating back to the year 2000, along with its best 60-game mark..." Aroldis Chapman Cops Insane Custom Kevlar-Coated Jeep For $150,000 "Aroldis Chapmannow has an insane ride to go with baseball s best fastball -- the MLB star just copped a ludicrous custom 6-wheeled Jeep ... that s covered in Kevlar coating!!!TMZ Sportshas learned the New York Yankees closer hit upSouth Florida Jeepsin..." Michael Lorenzen excited by greater 'sense of urgency' to 60-game slate The Score "Major League Baseball s upcoming 60-game schedule has been met with uncertainty and concern, much of which is connected to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.However,Cincinnati RedsrelieverMichael Lorenzenis not only welcoming the uncertain territory, but..." Several MLB Players Won't Receive Paycheck Because of Advances 12 Up "Even though the 2020 MLB season is finally getting underway in late July, several contributors on baseball s best teams won t receive their bi-monthly paycheck like they usually do.Eleven MLB players, likeAtlanta Bravesleft-handed reliever Grant Dayton, will..." Cardinals sign hard-throwing Dominican prospect Edwin Nunez Yardbarker "The Cardinals have signed international amateur free agent Edwin Nunez for $525K, according toBen Badler of Baseball America. This deal comes as part of the extended 2019-20 international signing period, which will run until October 15 and was re-opened again on Friday when the..." Steve Yzerman: Red Wings will get ‘great prospect’ with fourth pick Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings and their fans might be feeling the sting ofcoming away with the fourth pick from Friday s draft lottery, considering the team s dreadful season.They will not land left wing Alexis Lafreniere, virtually everybody s projected top..." Oilers focus on Cup Qualifier, not possible No. 1 pick from Draft Lottery NHL.com "The Edmonton Oilers are focused on winning their Stanley Cup Qualifier series, not the possibility of getting the No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft for the fifth time since 2010, general manager Ken Holland said Saturday. I don t think anybody s thinking of the No. 1 selection..." Rangers Prospect Nils Lundkvist Signs SHL Extension Pro Hockey Rumors "Rangers prospectNils Lundkvisthad a post-draft season to remember with Lulea but it appears that he has some unfinished business with them as the SHL squadannouncedthat they ve signed the defenseman to a one-year contract extension that will keep him there for the..." Winners and losers from First Phase of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery Sportsnet "It was the first NHL event in over 100 days and the result of the first phase of the Draft Lottery brought immense chaos.No, we don t yet know who will pick first overall.That won t be determined until after the play-in round, when a second lottery will take..." The Five Most Offensive Potential Winning Teams In The Alexis Lafreniere Lottery The Hockey News "LOL.Not the most poetic lede, is it? But it s an honest one. The most hilarious, fascinating, chaotic scenario managed to play out during Friday night s NHL draft lottery. The Ottawa Senators, representing the 29th-and 30th-best points percentages in the league with..." Valencia and Villarreal Interested in Borja Mayoral Managing Madrid "According to a report from Sergio Santos ofAS,bothValenciaandVillarrealare interested in signing Borja Mayoral this summer. The striker, who is currently on loan atLevante, would have one year remaining on his contract and would likely be available for..." AC Milan Striker On Loan At Eintracht Frankfurt Scores In Final League Game AC Milan Offside "AC Milanowned striker Andre Silva ends his season atEintracht Frankfurtwith another goal in their first league game of the season. Frankfurt beatPaderborn3-2 as Silva scored the second goal of the game. The striker is being considered for a straight swap deal with..." Manchester United could sell five to afford Jadon Sancho The Busy Babe "Manchester Unitedcould sell up to five of their existing players in order to finance a move for Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho, reports theMirror.Alexis Sanchez is the first player on the list that United would want to get off their books. the 31-year-old Chilean..." Barcelona's U.S. youngster Konrad de la Fuente signs contract extension ESPN "United States youth international Konrad de la Fuente has signed a new contract withBarcelona, committing his future to the Spanish champions until 2022.De la Fuente s new terms include a 50 million release clause which will rise to 100m if he is promoted to the..." García Pimienta set to extend stay with Barcelona B Barca Blaugranes "BarcelonaB coach Francisco Javier Garc a Pimienta is set to extend his stay with the club early next week by signing a new contract.The coach s current deal expires at the end of the month but he will put pen to paper on a new deal on Monday or Tuesday, according..." K-State football players demand action after student's George Floyd tweet The Score "Kansas Statefootball players won t practice, play, or meet until the university changes its policy and allows students to be dismissed after displaying any openly racist, threatening, or disrespectful actions toward other students, the team said in astatementon..." Lane Kiffin is already trolling Mike Leach on Twitter Larry Brown Sports "If you weren t already excited for Lane Kiffin and Mike Leach coaching SEC rivals, maybe this will do it for you.Kiffin and Leach, the coaches of Ole Miss and Mississippi State, created a bit of a viral moment Thursday when they appeared at the Mississippi state capitol to..." The NCAA Doesn't Have Uniform Coronavirus Testing Guidelines, Which Doesn't Seem Smart The Big Lead "One might find it surprising that the NCAA, with its gigantic, complicated web of rules and regulations that even the colleges under its umbrella have trouble understanding, will not require anything of each university when it comes to coronavirus testing. But that is the reality, asWill..." Under Armour looking to end 15-year, $280M deal with UCLA ESPN "Under Armour is attempting to break its 15-year, $280 million contract with UCLA. Under Armour has recently made the difficult decision to discontinue our partnership with UCLA, as we have been paying for marketing benefits that we have not received for an extended time..." When the recruiting offer isn't real: How to spot fake college coach Twitter accounts USA Today "Days before signing day in February, Greer (S.C.) High School football defensive line standout Jakyre Kerns was hanging out with his friends when he got a text message from someone whom he thought was a coach at Stanford University.Kerns was set to sign to play at Charleston..." Under Armour working to terminate 15-year, $280M contract with UCLA The Score "American sports apparel company Under Armour intends to end its $280-million contract with UCLA early, according toESPN.The two parties signed a 15-year contract in 2016 that made the manufacturer the exclusive supplier for all Bruins athletics apparel. At the time, the..." Ole Miss basketball player transferring: 'Proud not to represent that flag anymore,' be associated with Confederacy USA Today "Mississippi juniorbasketball player Blake Hinson, whoentered the NCAA s transfer portal last week, plans to transfer to Iowa State.The 6-foot-7forward willapply for a waiver to gain immediate eligibility. In a phone interview,Hinsonsaid there..." Maurice Clarett working as UConn men’s basketball consultant Larry Brown Sports "Maurice Clarett has found a job in sports again, but probably not the one you re thinking of.Clarett is serving as a consultant for the Connecticut men s basketball team. The former Ohio State running back was initially asked by coach Dan Hurley to come talk to the..." Dan Hurley ‘pumped’ UConn is back in the Big East New York Post "Just discussing what November may be like, you could hear the excitement in Dan Hurley s voice.The potential he sees. The possibilities that exist. The promise that UConn returning to the Big East provides. It s no wonder at the end of every Zoom meeting with his team, he..." Zion Williamson’s 5 greatest moments from his Duke career Clutch Points "Zion Williamsonhad a short stay with the Duke Blue Devils. Not only did he spend just a single year with the Blue Devils, but the campaign was marred with injuries, causing him to miss out on a good chunk of the season.Nevertheless, this was more than enough to secure him the..."
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