2021 Pro Bowl to be played at new Las Vegas stadium

LAS VEGAS – The Pro Bowl is headed to Las Vegas. The NFL announced Tuesday that the 2021 all-star game will be played at the new Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 31 — one week before...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Watch it on TV’: Gov. Cuomo OKs no-fan U.S. Open tennis in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the go-ahead Tuesday for the U.S. Open tennis tournament to be held in his state starting in late August – but without spectators – as part of the reopening from...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado State football player held at gunpoint

A Colorado State football player working for a roofing company in Loveland was held at gunpoint earlier this week by a man who had mistaken the player and another employee for members of the...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Redskins’ name is the shameful statue of the NFL. Tear it down.

When we get through this moment – and make no mistake, we are living through history on fronts both medical and societal – it’s pretty clear there won’t be a statue of Robert E. Lee in the center...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Roger Goodell encourages team to sign Colin Kaepernick

Roger Goodell would like to see Colin Kaepernick back in the NFL this season. The NFL commissioner said during ESPN’s “The Return of Sports” special on Monday that he is encouraging teams to sign...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Don’t let MLB owners cry poor. They can afford to do what’s right for baseball.

It’s time for a basic lesson in baseball arithmetic and the incredible, shameless greed of major league owners. The bosses are - again - on the verge of bashing their sport to maximize their...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Champ Bailey intercepts College Football Hall of Fame ballot

Georgia cornerback Champ Bailey, Syracuse defensive end Dwight Freeney and Kansas State running back Darren Sproles will appear on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. The...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Virginia changes athletics logo design linked with slavery

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia is changing the logos it uses for its athletics teams just two months after they were unveiled after criticism that a design element referred to...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Mike Gundy’s OAN support angers star Oklahoma State running back

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard and coach Mike Gundy appear to have ironed out their differences for now. Hubbard suggested Monday he may boycott the program after...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball season in jeopardy

NEW YORK – Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says there might be no major league games this year after a breakdown in talks between teams and the players’ union on how to split up money in a season...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

It would be a ‘catastrophic mistake’ if NBA players balk at resuming season, Charles Barkley says

The NBA is planning on returning to action next month despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, but some notable players are opposed to the idea. In turn, Charles Barkley is very much opposed to...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kevin Durant joins ownership group for Philadelphia Union

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant has joined the ownership group of Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union. Durant, a 10-time NBA All-Star, has a 5% ownership stake, with an option for 5% more...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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