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Ivy League cancels sports for this fall in what could be barometer for college football amid COVID-19 pandemic

Ivy League cancels sports for this fall in what could be barometer for college football amid COVID-19 pandemic

USA TODAYThe Ivy League on Wednesday made official what had been suspected for some time, announcing that fall sports would not be held during the coming semester because of concerns about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The decision affects football as well as men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, and women’s field hockey and volleyball.A statement released Wednesday evening by the Ivy League Council of Presidents also said no sports will take place at least until the end of the first semester, which would impact winter sports such as men's and women's basketball and...

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Sorokin Agrees to Terms on a One-Year Contract Extension

Sorokin Agrees to Terms on a One-Year Contract Extension

NewsThe New York Islanders announced today that goaltender Ilya Sorokin has agreed to terms on a future one-year contract for the 2020-21 season.  Sorokin has played the last eight seasons in the Kontinental Hockey League (Russia) with CSKA Moscow (six seasons) and Novokuznetsk Metallurg (two seasons). The 2014, third round (78th overall) selection of the Islanders has an overall record of 134-64-22, a 1.70 GAA and a .930 save percentage in 244 games played in the KHL.  In 2018-19, Sorokin won the KHL Gagarin Championship with CSKA Moscow, going 16-4 in the playoffs. He posted a 1.19 GAA...

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Chargers allow season ticket holders to opt out of 2020 - ProFootballTalk

Chargers allow season ticket holders to opt out of 2020 - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesThe Chargers are joining many other teams in the NFL in offering season ticket holders an opt out.The team announced “Charge Forward,” a Bolt Fam Membership rollover program. The Chargers will credit 2020 season ticket members for the 2021 season or give a refund, if requested.Season ticket prices for 2021 are frozen for those who rollover their 2020 payment.Those season ticket holders also will receive priority to single-game tickets if fans are allowed to attend any home games in 2020.“Season Ticket Members will have priority to select...

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Predators Sign Forward Sean Malone to One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Predators Sign Forward Sean Malone to One-Year, Two-Way Contract

NewsNashville, Tenn. (July 15, 2020) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/GM David Poile announced today that the team has signed forward Sean Malone to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2020-21 season worth $750,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the AHL level.Malone, 25 (4/30/95), skated in 58 games with the AHL's Rochester Americans in 2019-20, tallying 30 points (12g-18a), tied for the second-most on the team. The 6-foot, 196-pound center also matched his AHL career high in goals with 12 - tied for the third-most on the Americans - and had a +15 rating, the best...

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Pro Bowl linebacker David Lewis dies at 65 - ProFootballTalk

Pro Bowl linebacker David Lewis dies at 65 - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesDavid Lewis, a linebacker who played for the Buccaneers, Chargers and Rams and made the Pro Bowl in 1980, has died at the age of 65.An All-Pac-10 linebacker at USC, Lewis was chosen by the Buccaneers with the first pick in the second round of the 1977 NFL draft. Although the Bucs were the worst team in football at the time Lewis arrived, he was part of a major turnaround that saw them make the playoffs in 1979.Lewis was traded to the Chargers in 1982 and finished his career with the Rams in 1983.After retiring from playing football,...

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Buzz grows of a looming report about the Washington franchise - ProFootballTalk

Buzz grows of a looming report about the Washington franchise - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesThe Washington franchise started the week with the news that its name will change. There’s a buzz in media circles that the week could go downhill from there.On Tuesday night, Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post from media members speculating about some sort of negative development to come this week regarding the team, unrelated to the team’s name.From JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington on Sunday: “A real busy week. And it’s not all going to be about the name and it’s not all going to be pretty.”From Jason La Canfora of CBS, who once...

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Nuggets star Nikola Jokic clears quarantine in NBA's Orlando bubble

Nuggets star Nikola Jokic clears quarantine in NBA's Orlando bubble

Skip to navigation<>It took longer than the were expecting, but All-Star center cleared quarantine and joined his team to watch Tuesday night's practice in Orlando, Florida.Jokic still has to undergo physical testing by the Nuggets before he is cleared to practice. But while talking to reporters for the first time since the season came to a halt in March, the Nuggets' franchise player was in a light-hearted mood, clearly excited to be in Orlando.Look who's here... — Denver Nuggets (@nuggets)Jokic had to go through quarantines in Serbia and the United States, had multiple tests to produce...

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Patriots players raise questions, express skepticism about football in a pandemic - ProFootballTalk

Patriots players raise questions, express skepticism about football in a pandemic - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesMultiple players on the Patriots are expressing their doubts about how anyone can simultaneously play football and follow public health guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19.Patriots cornerback , “I don’t know who needs to hear this but you can’t social distance football.”Teammate to that with, “Ain’t no way.”Teammate added, “Not a damn shot. They are trippin.”Patriots defensive backs and wrote at SI.com that players are in the dark about what the plans are.“So many questions with ,” they wrote. “As fear continues to grow for our...

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Casspi, Dorsey among free agents to sign with Maccabi Tel Aviv

Casspi, Dorsey among free agents to sign with Maccabi Tel Aviv

Sam AmicoJul 9, 2020NBA free agents Omri Casspi, Tyler Dorsey, Othello Hunter and Scottie Wilbekin are among the eight players who are signed with Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv for next season, the team announced (via ).Casspi, 32, is a 6-foot-9 forward who spent most of best seasons with thew Sacramento Kings and Cleveland Cavaliers while in the NBA. He has also played for the Houston Rockets, New Orleans Pelicans, Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies and Minnesota Timerwolves. He carries NBA career averages of 7.9 points and 4.0 rebounds.Dorsey, 24, is a 6-5 shooting guard who has...

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Mystics to pay Elena Delle Donne's salary, but agent says concerns remain

Mystics to pay Elena Delle Donne's salary, but agent says concerns remain

Skip to navigation<>On a day when Washington's Elena Delle Donne questioned whether her status as reigning WNBA MVP had impacted her being denied a medical exemption this season, the Mystics also announced that she was on the roster and would be paid her salary even if she did not end up playing.Delle Donne, 30, had been anticipating a medical exemption -- which guarantees players full salary if they are deemed high risk regarding the potential impact of the coronavirus -- because of the effects of Lyme disease on her immune system.She spoke on SportsCenter on Wednesday after also writing...

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Neither Jaguars nor Yannick Ngakoue appear to be blinking at deadline - Jacksonville Jaguars Blog- ESPN

Neither Jaguars nor Yannick Ngakoue appear to be blinking at deadline - Jacksonville Jaguars Blog- ESPN

Skip to navigation<>Jacksonville JaguarsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Unless a trade gets done, has a change or heart or the make him an offer he can’t refuse, the defensive end will have to wait until 2021 to get a long-term deal.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday morning that Ngakoue has had contract discussions with other teams to help facilitate a trade, but the holdup is the team’s unwillingness to part with him. There were pre-draft rumors of a trade, but general manager Dave Caldwell said no team made an offer, which could partly be due to the fact that the team wanted a first-round...

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As concerns grow, NFL players’ union asks whether training camps in hot spots should open

As concerns grow, NFL players’ union asks whether training camps in hot spots should open

As concern grows about the NFL’s ability to stage a full and on-time season, the NFL Players Association is questioning the viability of opening training camps this month in areas of the country experiencing explosive growth in the number of novel cases.“We have one question that encapsulates it all: Does it make sense for the NFL to open up training camps in ‘hot spot’ cities right now?” a person familiar with the NFLPA’s views said Tuesday.Most teams are scheduled to report to training camp July 28. The league has considered a variety of coronavirus-related contingencies but consistently...

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Sign the Petition

Sign the Petition

started this petition to West Seneca Central School District Board of EducationJune 23, 2020 West Seneca Central School District Board of Education 675 Potters Rd West Seneca, NY 14224  To the Administration of the West Seneca Central School District,   My name is Heather Larkin, a proud alumna of the class of 2009 at West Seneca West. I am writing you today to ask on behalf of many concerned community members that West Seneca West officially change its mascot from the Indians. As of June 23, 2020, 42 people have signed a petition tied to this letter.  This icon surely originated at a way...

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Derrick Henry, Titans Agree to New Contract; Reportedly for 4 Years, $50M

Derrick Henry, Titans Agree to New Contract; Reportedly for 4 Years, $50M

isn't going anywhere.The AFC South team got it done just before the 4 p.m. ET Wednesday deadline to agree to a multiyear pact with franchise-tagged players. the use of the non-exclusive franchise tag March 16, meaning other clubs had the right to negotiate with him, although the Titans could match any offer. If they didn't, whichever team signed Henry had to give Tennessee two first-round draft picks. Browns star's five-year, $125M contract includes record-setting total guarantees for a defensive playerPrescott and Cowboys were too late on a deal worth $33-35M per year with $110M guaranteed...

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State of the Franchise: Critical year for Gase, Darnold, future of Jets

State of the Franchise: Critical year for Gase, Darnold, future of Jets

Where does your franchise stand heading into 2020? Adam Rank sets the table by providing a State of the Franchise look at all 32 teams, zeroing in on the key figures to watch and setting the stakes for the season to come.Members of the New York Jets organization, J-E-T-S fans around the world and those of you who still own a condo on Revis Island:There were a lot of changes for Gang Green last season. New coach. New uniforms. And a new place in the standings. That's right: The Jets finished third in the AFC East with a 7-9 mark last year, ending a skid of three consecutive last-place...

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NFL partners with The World Games to add flag football in 2022

NFL partners with The World Games to add flag football in 2022

The first edition of The World Games on American soil since 1981 has added a familiar sport to its lineup. The World Games 2022 Birmingham, in partnership with the International World Games Association (IWGA), National Football League (NFL), and International Federation of American Football (IFAF) today announced that flag football will join the.Hosted at Birmingham's historic Legion Field, Flag Football @TWG2022 Presented by the NFL will feature eight men's teams and eight women's teams from around the world. As the current reigning world champions, the United States men's and women's...

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Brian Flores: 'Hard to say' if Tua Tagovailoa will be ready to start 

Brian Flores: 'Hard to say' if Tua Tagovailoa will be ready to start 

The Miami Dolphins showed confidence in Tua Tagovailoa's surgically repaired hip by making him the No. 5 overall pick in the 2020 draft. Not having an offseason program, however, could throw the plan for the quarterback's rookie season into flux.The Dolphins snuck in an exam on Tagovailoa in March before team facilities shut down. The assessment helped make the club confident enough to make the pick but doesn't help get him on the field after offseason workouts were scuttled due to COVID-19.Dolphins coach Brian Flores that he needs to see Tua on the field for an extended stretch before the...

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Can Ryan Tannehill and the Titans Replicate Their Success in 2020?

Can Ryan Tannehill and the Titans Replicate Their Success in 2020?

Filed under:Tennessee stunned the league last season with its miraculous run to the AFC Championship Game. This offseason, the team doubled down on the approach that got it there—but is it sustainable?On the eve of free agency this spring, the Titans faced a dilemma that seemed unthinkable a year ago. Coming off Tennessee’s shocking run to the AFC Championship Game, Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry were both in-demand free agents, looking to prosper off excellent seasons. Henry’s rushing title and human-bulldozer act down the stretch made sense, considering his track record. But Tannehill’s...

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Texans WR Kenny Stills arrested at Louisville protest

Texans WR Kenny Stills arrested at Louisville protest

Skip to navigation<>wide receiver was arrested Tuesday in Louisville and faces a felony charge after participating in a protest at the home of Kentucky's attorney general.Stills, 28, was booked at 11:36 p.m. local time and charged with intimidating a participant in the legal process, a felony, according to the Louisville jail's booking log.He also was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and criminal trespass. Stills was one of 87 people arrested after marching to the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron as part of a protest over the death of Breonna Taylor.Louisville...

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Ryan Tannehill wants Titans to extend RB Henry before deadline

Ryan Tannehill wants Titans to extend RB Henry before deadline

Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans have until 4 p.m. ET today to get a long-term deal done.The NFL's leading rusher likely plays on the one-year tag, but his quarterback spent Tuesday stumping for the RB. Ryan Tannehill told that Henry deserves to get paid."You know, a little bit. I respect Derrick. I love playing with Derrick and think he played his tail off last year and should be paid," Tannehill said. "So you know, anytime a teammate gets paid, that's something that I get excited about. Especially a guy who worked extremely hard and lays it on the line each and every week. So,...

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Lamar Jackson on Patrick Mahomes: "I've got to get where he's at" - ProFootballTalk

Lamar Jackson on Patrick Mahomes: "I've got to get where he's at" - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty Imageswas a backup for most of his rookie season, won the league MVP in his second NFL season and won the Super Bowl MVP in his third season. Lamar Jackson wants to follow the same path.Jackson, the Ravens quarterback who started off as a backup as a rookie in 2018, then won the league MVP in 2019, said he’s eyeing Mahomes and hoping his career follows the same trajectory.“I’ve got win to the Super Bowl, I’ve got to get where he’s at,” Jackson said on ESPN.Jackson and the Ravens entered last year’s playoffs as the Super Bowl favorites, but...

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Doc Rivers says Clippers have to live their "best Disney life" in the bubble

Doc Rivers says Clippers have to live their "best Disney life" in the bubble

Farbod Esnaashari14 hours agoThree months in a bubble is a very long time. Within one week, some players have already broken protocol and been placed in quarantine. For the next several months, the Clippers have to remain focused enough to avoid that distraction.Doc Rivers spoke to Sports Illustrated on a conference call, to discuss how the Clippers are staying mentally focused."There's a lot of things to do," Rivers said. "It's not normal life. Again, there's just so much talk about it. Like our guys, honestly, we talk about it. Let's just do our jobs. After we're done practicing, live...

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