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Life inside the bubble with NBA players: Golf, fishing and shotgunning beers

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 00:30:55 +0000

It's early and it might not always be easy, but NBA players are finding ways to make things work inside the league's bubble campus at Disney World.


How the NBA bubble has taken shape in Disney World

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:14:34 +0000

A visual look at all the steps the NBA and Disney are taking at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando


Morikawa scores wild win in playoff at Workday Charity Open

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:56:37 +0000

Morikawa overcame every obstacle in front of him on a topsy-turvy day in Ohio to top Justin Thomas on the third playoff hole in the PGA Tour event.


Washington NFL team to announce retirement of 'Redskins' nickname, reveal new name Monday

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 02:38:58 +0000

Washington owner Daniel Snyder plans to announce the retirement of the "Redskins" nickname and reveal a new team name Monday.



Fri, 05 Jun 2020 02:17:27 +0000

On George Floyd


#FreeWoj: LeBron James shows support for suspended ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:38:57 +0000

Lakers star sends out tweet with hashtag #FreeWOJ after ESPN NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski was reportedly suspended over profane email.


New podcast: Women in Sports

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 13:50:50 +0000

Changing the Game


The Ruling Off The Field

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 06:49:38 +0000

Join our Facebook Group to engage in friendly conversation with other NFL enthusiasts.


Bristol weighs risk of hosting up to 30,000 fans for NASCAR All-Star race: 'It's a great responsibility'

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:56:38 +0000

Bristol Motor Speedway has plans to host 20,000 to 30,000 fans, making it the country's largest spectator event during the coronavirus pandemic.



Fri, 08 Nov 2019 04:00:50 +0000

Your inbox? It approves


Players from major professional sports leagues in North America who have opted out of playing 2020 seasons

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 23:25:32 +0000

With sports looking to get started again in July, here's a list of players who have decided not to participate when their sports begin or resume.


U.S. Olympic greats ??

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 23:14:18 +0000

A to Z of summer stars


Cole Custer scores first career NASCAR Cup win after wild restart at Kentucky

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:05:21 +0000

Custer passed Martin Truex Jr., Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick on the last lap at Kentucky to get to the lead after the four cars had gone four-wide.


Professional athletes who have opted out of playing during 2020 seasons

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 23:30:21 +0000

The coronavirus pandemic and the death of George Floyd have caused many professional athletes to opt out of playing in their respective seasons.


2020 NFL schedule: Week-by-week breakdown

Fri, 08 May 2020 02:04:25 +0000

The 2020 NFL regular season schedule is out. Take a look at the slate for each week and plan accordingly.


Report: ESPN suspends Adrian Wojnarowski for profane email to Sen. Josh Hawley

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:59:54 +0000

ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski has reportedly been suspended by the network for a profane email he sent to Sen. Josh Hawley.


Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi 'made for quarantine' because of years in Russia

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:31:35 +0000

After spending years isolated in Russia, Diana Taurasi understands the sacrifice WNBA players are making to play an entire season in a Florida bubble.


Why do we love sports? These are our and your best memories of that first spark

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:51:11 +0000

Why do we love sports? What was that one moment or experience that created such a connection for each of us? These are our and your stories.


As sports return, experts fear leagues will use up scarce COVID-19 testing resources

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:46:34 +0000

NBA, MLB and MLS are using an estimated 19,000 COVID-19 tests per week, but say they are taking steps to avoid burdening a fragile infrastructure.


Inside NHL return: How league plans to decide Stanley Cup champion amid pandemic

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 11:42:39 +0000

The NHL is hoping the precautions it is taking at training camp and at hub cities in Toronto and Edmonton will allow it to award the Stanley Cup.


College football season in the spring? Here's a better idea for the future

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:04:34 +0000

If college football is canceled this fall, playing the season in spring of 2021 does not make sense. But changing the nature of spring football does.


Lakers' Anthony Davis explains why he won't wear social justice message on jersey for NBA restart

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 01:18:20 +0000

Anthony Davis considered wearing a message on his jersey, but he stuck with his last name because it is "something that is very important to me."


Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill released from hospital after positive COVID-19 test

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:38:20 +0000

Bidwill felt symptoms earlier this week, and tested positive for the novel coronavirus, as first reported by The Republic Friday.


Mitch Albom: Anti-Semitic posts and tepid reactions should enrage us

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:31:29 +0000

We must consider why DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic comments drew less outrage than other types of hateful language.


'Enjoying life to the fullest.' Indiana cheerleader, Luke Recker's ex-girlfriend deals with paralysis

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:18:16 +0000

Kelly Craig Schaefer has written a book about the horrific night. Luke Recker said he is amazed by her determination and perseverance.


Felix Rosenqvuist scores his first IndyCar win in an exciting finish to the Road America doubleheader

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 20:50:40 +0000

Chip Ganassi Racing stayed unbeaten as Felix Rosenqvist chased down Pato O'Ward on the second-last lap of the second REV Group Grand Prix weekend.