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President Trump Attacks American Citizens For Exercising Their First Amendment Rights

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In President Trump’s mind, American citizens exercising their First Amendment rights are “sons of bitches” who should be fired for exercising their rights.

Aaron Hernandez Suffered From ‘Severe’ Case Of C.T.E. At Time Of Death, Report Says

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Former N.F.L. player, and convicted murderer, Aaron Hernandez suffered from a severe case of C.T.E. at the time of his death according to a post-mortem brain study.

Louisiana Tech Loses 87 Yards On One Fumble, Ends Up With A 3rd Down And 93

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Yesterday was a bad day for Louisiana Tech football: Louisiana Tech didn’t get many opportunities to score against Mississippi Stateon Saturday night. And even when it did, things went from good to bad really fast. Poised to slice into a 57-14 deficit early in the fourth quarter, Louisiana Tech was looking at second-and-goal from the Mississippi State […]

Federal Judge Halts Ezekiel Elliott Suspension

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Once again, the National Football League sees its disciplinary and appeal process criticized by a Federal Judge.

Justice Sotamayor Presides In Judge’s Chambers

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor showed up at Yankee Stadium yesterday for the first of a four-game series against the Red Sox that could prove crucial to the team’s chase for the AL East pennant this season. Instead of sitting in a luxury box seat down by the dugout though, she was in Judge’s Chambers: […]

Ezekiel Elliott, the NFL, and Due Process

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The NFLPA alleges “egregious violations of legal due process” in the Ezekiel Elliot suspension.

Federal Government Ends Effort To Strip Redskins Of Their Trademarks

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In light of a recent Supreme Court decision, the Federal Government is ending its defense of an effort to revoke the trademarks of the Washington Redskins.

Supreme Court Accepts New Jersey’s Challenge To Federal Law Barring Sports Betting

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The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving New Jersey’s challenge to a Federal law outlawing sports betting.

Golden State Warriors Reportedly Decline To Visit White House

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Last night, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to win their second NBA Championship in three seasons during which they have dominated the NBA and drawn comparisons to the Chicago Bulls of Michael Jordan’s era. This morning there are reports that the team has elected not to visit the White House as has […]

Frank Deford, Longtime Sports Writer, Dies At 78

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Frank Deford, who was among the best sports reporters in the business, has died at the age of 78: Frank Deford, who mined the sports world for human stories and told them with literary grace over six decades in Sports Illustrated, a shelf of books and many years of radio and television commentary, died on […]

Jim Bunning, Hall Of Fame Pitcher And U.S. Senator, Dies at 85

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Jim Bunning, who followed-up his career as a Hall of Fame pitcher in Major League Baseball with a stint as a Republican Senator from Kentucky, has died at the age of 85 Jim Bunning, the Hall of Fame pitcher who threw a perfect game and later forged a second career as a fervently conservative and […]

ESPN’s Massive Layoffs

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The Worldwide Leader fired over 100 on-air personalities yesterday.

Amazon To Stream Thursday Night N.F.L. Games

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Another step toward making it easier to cut the cord.

Oakland Raiders Set To Move To Las Vegas

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The Oakland Los Angeles Oakland Raiders are headed to Vegas, baby!

Super Bowl Viewership Dips Slightly For Second Straight Year

There were 111.3 million people tuned into the Super Bowl on Sunday, slightly lower than last year.

A Super Bowl For The Ages

If you changed the channel after the third quarter, you missed what ended up becoming a game for the ages.

Super Bowl Commercial Prices Hit $5,000,000 For 30 Seconds Of Ad Time

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A Super Bowl ad will cost you a cool $5,000,000 for thirty seconds.

A True Baseball Fan

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Baseball fans never die, they just rest between seasons: GREENWOOD, Ind. (WTHR) – A North Carolina man drove back home to Indiana to keep a decades-old promise to his father. Wayne Williams drove in for the Game 7 of the World Series. “The gate was open,” he says as he drives in. He’s not at […]

Cubs Break 108 Year Old Drought, Win World Series

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A drought that began when Theodore Roosevelt was President has finally come to an end.

Chicago Cubs Break Decades Long Curse With NLCS Win

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The last time the Cubs were in the World Series, World War II had just ended. Now, they have a chance to break one of the longest droughts in sports history.

Golf Legend Arnold Palmer Dies At 87

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A golf legend passes away.

Hijacking the National Anthem

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Athletes are sitting out the Star Spangled Banner to air their grievances. Management is pushing back.

Santa Clara Police Threaten to Not Do Job Over Cartoon Socks

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Blue feelings matter.

Summer Olympics Were Lowest Rated Since 2000

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Despite being much more conveniently located for viewers in the United States, viewership for the just-concluded Olympics were the lowest they’ve been in sixteen years.

Tom Brady Abandons ‘Deflategate’ Appeals, Will Serve Suspension Beginning In September

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New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady has abandoned his option to appeal the ‘Deflategate’ ruling to the Supreme Court and will serve his four game suspension beginning in September.

Tom Brady, N.F.L.P.A. Lose Petition For Full Second Circuit Review

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Tom Brady and the N.F.L. Player’s Association suffered another legal setback in their appeal of the ‘Deflategate’ suspension.

Kevin Durant Taking His Talents to Oakland

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In the biggest NBA free agent move since LeBron James left and returned to Cleveland, Kevin Durant is joining the Golden State Warriors.

N.F.L. Coaching Legend Buddy Ryan Dies At 82

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An N.F.L. defensive legend has passed away at the age of 82.

Pat Summitt Dead at 64

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One of the greatest coaches of all time has passed.

LeBron James Brings A Championship Home To Cleveland For The First Time Since 1964

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Congratulations Cleveland! Next month, you get Donald Trump.

Ichiro Suzuki ‘Passes’ Pete Rose Hit Total

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The most underrated superstar of this era has passed a special milestone, albeit with a big asterisk.

Hockey Legend Gordie Howe Dead At 88

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Gordie Howe, long-time player for the Detroit Red Wings and a legend in the National Hockey League, has died at the age of 88: Gordie Howe, one of the greatest and most durable players in the history of hockey, who powered his Detroit Red Wings teams to four Stanley Cup championships and was 52 years […]

Muhammed Ali Dead At 74

Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stands over fallen challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw on May 25, 1965, in Lewiston, Maine.

The Greatest Of All Time.

Zika Virus Concerns Lead To Calls To Postpone or Move 2016 Olympics

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Concerns about the Zika Virus are leading some doctors to call for the 2016 Summer Olympics to be moved or postponed.

Bubba Smith Is Latest Former N.F.L. Player Diagnosed To Have Had C.T.E.

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Bubba Smith, the former N.F.L. star who went on to have a successful career as an actor, is the latest former pro football player to be diagnosed as having a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated concussions: Bubba Smith, the All-Pro defensive end in the N.F.L. who went on to a second career as a […]

Tom Brady, N.F.L. Players Association To Seek Review Of Appeals Court Deflategate Decision

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Deflategate isn’t over yet and, depending on what happens in the Courts, could still be unresolved at the end of the N.F.L. season that begins in September.

Vast Majority Of Native Americans Not Offended By ‘Redskins’ Name, New Poll Claims

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A new poll indicates that the argument that the name “Redskins” is disparaging is not an accurate statement of how Native Americans themselves feel about the issue.

Appeals Court Reinstates Tom Brady’s Deflategate Suspension

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A Federal Appeals Court has reinstated the four game suspension imposed on Tom Brady over the so-called ‘Deflategate’ scandal.

New England Patriots Fans File Frivolous Lawsuit Against N.F.L. Over Deflategate Sanctions

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A group of New England Patriots fans are providing us with the latest example of stupid lawsuits that don’t belong in Court at all.

Twitter To Live Stream All Ten Thursday Night N.F.L. Games

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All of next season’s Thursday Night N.F.L. games will be streamed live for free via Twitter.

Peyton Manning To Announce Retirement, Reports Say

If reports today are accurate, one of the great N.F.L. careers will come to an end this week.

Doctors: N.F.L. Great Ken Stabler Suffered From C.T.E. Due To Concussions

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Another late football great has been diagnosed with a brain disease directly connected to the game they played.

Rams Returning to Los Angeles; Chargers May Join Them

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St. Louis will lose its second NFL team in 28 years as the Rams go home to LA.

One Season, Two Directions

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Alabama has won more games at the Cowboys’ home field this year than the Cowboys.

Federal Appeals Court Ruling Raises Doubts About Rulings Against Redskins Trademarks

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A ruling in an unrelated case raises serious doubts about the law used to revoke the Washington Redskins trademarks because they are allegedly ‘disparaging.’

Pete Rose’s Lifetime Ban Will Remain In Effect, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rules

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The Commissioner of Major League Baseball has ruled that the lifetime ban issued against Pete Rose for betting on baseball will remain in effect.

Frank Gifford, C.T.E., And The N.F.L.’s Continuing Concussion Problem

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The news that the late football legend Frank Gifford suffered from the same chronic brain disease that has been diagnosed in many N.F.L. players in recent years, and the upcoming release of a new film on the issue, seems certain to increase pressure to protect players at all levels of football.

Soccer Match Canceled In Germany Over Discovery Of “Serious Plans” For Explosions

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A soccer match in Hanover, Germany between the national teams from Germany and The Netherlands was canceled at virtually the last minute this evening local time due to what seems to be a serious security concern: Germany’s exhibition soccer match against the Netherlands was canceled less than two hours before kickoff on Tuesday, becoming the […]

DraftKings and FanDuel Banned in New York

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New York’s attorney general has ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to stop taking entries in his state, ruling that they constitute illegal gambling.

Greg Hardy is a Bad Human Being and a Good Football Player

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My favorite sports team employs a thug.

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