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Novak Djokovic An Anti-Vaxxer? Novak Djokovic An Anti-Vaxxer?
- April 23, 2020

The men's tennis world number one admitted his opposition to vaccinations, saying "I wouldn't want to be forced by someone to take a vaccine" and that if it were made compulsory he would have to make a decision. Both the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the Women's Tennis Association have suspended their respective tours until July in response to the pandemic, which has also had a considerable impact on Grand Slams. (more...)
Xbox Series X logo trademarked by Microsoft Xbox Series X logo trademarked by Microsoft
- April 23, 2020

The word in the gaming community was Lockhart would be an entry-level version of Scarlett, similar to the Xbox One S and Xbox One X. Teased through a short glitch on the Xbox website, the Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox One X console has leaked ahead of time thanks to some clever fans . (more...)
Thomas Partey's father confirms Arsenal and Atletico Madrid locked in transfer talks Thomas Partey's father confirms Arsenal and Atletico Madrid locked in transfer talks
- April 23, 2020

Everything depends on the offer Atletico are demanding. "If he goes to Arsenal , they have a lot of supporters in Ghana". Thomas Partey has been among Arsenal's transfer targets since previous year and there has been an increasing number of reports in the last few weeks claiming that the defensive midfielder could finally make a move to the Emirates Stadium in the upcoming summer transfer window. (more...)
BeIN SPORTS urges Premier League to block Newcastle United takeover BeIN SPORTS urges Premier League to block Newcastle United takeover
- April 23, 2020

BeIN Sports , part of Doha-Based TV giant BeIN Media Group, has written to the Premier League , the governing body of English soccer, to protest the impending takeover of Newcastle United by a consortium backed by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund. (more...)
Tiger & Phil Playing Golf Match in May with Tom Brady & Peyton Manning
- April 23, 2020

Woods and Mickelson are the two most successful golfers of their era, with 15 and five major championships to their names respectively. "I don't know if it's going to happen or not but, what I know about it is, it was talked about and now having a chance to have a major fund-raising event for COVID-19 relief nearly like a telethon if you will. (more...)
New Formula 1 vehicle regulations delayed until 2022 New Formula 1 vehicle regulations delayed until 2022
- April 23, 2020

The first F1 Virtual Grand Prix kicks off on Sunday, 22 March 20 at 8:00pm GMT. The broadcast, which will be available on the official Formula 1 YouTube , Twitch and Facebook channels, is expected to run for 90 minutes, with a qualifying period where grid positions will be determined based on the drivers' fastest lap time, followed by a race half the length of the real thing. (more...)
Larson dropped by Ganassi over racial slur Larson dropped by Ganassi over racial slur
- April 23, 2020

After Larson said the word N on Saturday night in a virtual race that was broadcast live, Chip Ganassi Racing ended his relationship with the 27-year-old on Monday. Larson was parked during the race Wallace quit a week earlier by iRacing officials for intentionally wrecking another driver. Larson made the playoffs the last four years, and finished a career-best sixth in points last season. (more...)
World Series of Poker postponed because of COVID-19 World Series of Poker postponed because of COVID-19
- April 23, 2020

However, WSOP .com online bracelet events will go on as planned this summer . The exact dates are yet to be announced. No major professional sports leagues in the USA are playing games, March Madness was canceled , the Tokyo Olympics and the Tour de France were postponed , Wimbledon was canceled , and European soccer leagues and events like Euro 2020 are on hold. (more...)
Major League Baseball issues Red Sox punishment, Cora suspended only for role with Astros Major League Baseball issues Red Sox punishment, Cora suspended only for role with Astros
- April 23, 2020

Major League Baseball is expected to formally issue its report Wednesday afternoon. Right after outlining the nature of that violation, however, Manfred's report distinguishes it from the sign-stealing activities of the 2017 Astros , which resulted in one-year suspensions for both GM Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. (more...)
Broncos May Be Looking To Trade Up For Jerry Jeudy Broncos May Be Looking To Trade Up For Jerry Jeudy
- April 22, 2020

According to Woody Paige of the Colorado Springs Gazette , the Broncos would be targeting Jerry Jeudy . The Broncos now own the No. 15 pick in Thursday's first round, but could be eyeing a move to No. If the Broncos were to make the move, Jeudy would be paired with Courtland Sutton and immediately form one of the best young wide-receiver duos in the entire NFL. (more...)
Pogba and Fernandes will improve together at Man Utd, says Maguire Pogba and Fernandes will improve together at Man Utd, says Maguire
- April 22, 2020

According to a recent report , Manchester United have agreed to personal terms with Odion Ighalo , to extend his time in England beyond the summer. Ighalo said: "Anthony, since I came, he's been scoring goals and doing so well, fighting a lot". When you're playing in front of 70,000 people, people have to remember that when you have a couple of bad passes, the name of the game is to keep on wanting the ball to make those passes. (more...)
UEFA continues to push leagues to finish seasons UEFA continues to push leagues to finish seasons
- April 22, 2020

UEFA is to produce guidelines outlining qualification criteria for its competitions from domestic leagues that can not be completed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but once again recommended that they should be finished if possible. "There was a strong recommendation given to finish domestic top division and cup competitions", a Uefa statement said. "Any decisions on the above topics would be announced after the UEFA Executive Committee on Thursday", UEFA added. (more...)
Vettel's Ferrari future likely to be decided before F1 returns Vettel's Ferrari future likely to be decided before F1 returns
- April 22, 2020

Hamilton - now flying the flag for Mercedes - has even held two rounds of informal talks with Ferrari chairman John Elkann. It's expected Hamilton could sign a $116 million-a-season three-year deal with Mercedes. Previously, team boss Mattia Binotto also claimed the four-time world champion's early-season performance would be a contributing factor. "The main priority at first was to ensure that we're all dealing with the [pandemic] situation in the right way". (more...)
BREAKING* Madden 21: Lamar Jackson confirmed for cover BREAKING* Madden 21: Lamar Jackson confirmed for cover
- April 22, 2020

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Baltimore. "I would love to follow that path right there: MVP, then Super Bowl" Jackson said . To update: EA confirmed Jackson as this year's Madden cover athlete in a Post to the series' Twitter accountBut it appears the gun went off in the ad: The company chided the Ravens' account for a "leak" of the news. (more...)
J. Lo & A-Rod Want to Buy the New York Mets J. Lo & A-Rod Want to Buy the New York Mets
- April 22, 2020

However, he added, "Maybe you can buy them with me". While the deal fell through after Cohen sought to amend the terms, it was revealed that the team was valued at $2.6 billion. Derek Jeter is now part of the Miami Marlins' ownership and runs baseball operations. Under the construct of that deal, Cohen would have taken control of the club in five years. (more...)
Yannick Ngakoue Expresses Frustration With Jaguars Owners Son Yannick Ngakoue Expresses Frustration With Jaguars Owners Son
- April 22, 2020

Ngakoue has been vocal about his displeasure with the franchise since the end of last season and has repeatedly said his time in Jacksonville is done. Ngakoue: "Just trade me. I don't need the speech". Show me the compensation. "I'm sure you're really driving up the price today btw". The Chargers topped the Jaguars in a Week 14 matchup this past season. (more...)
‘The Last Dance’ is most-watched documentary content in ESPN history ‘The Last Dance’ is most-watched documentary content in ESPN history
- April 22, 2020

The post ESPN averaged 6.3 million viewers for The Last Dance's first episode, 6.1 million viewers across episodes 1 and 2 appeared first on Awful Announcing . It should come as no surprise that the top market for The Last Dance was none other than Chicago , followed by Raleigh-Durham (since Michael Jordan played college ball in North Carolina) in the #2 slot. (more...)
WWE tells new Buccaneers TE Rob Gronkowski he must defend 24/7 title WWE tells new Buccaneers TE Rob Gronkowski he must defend 24/7 title
- April 22, 2020

Rob Gronkowski is now a Tampa Bay Buccaneer . "He will honor his current contract at this time". Without Gronkowski, New England's offense trudged through the second half of the 2019 season, coming to a rare early finish in a wild-card loss to Tennessee. (more...)
Steve Bruce fears for Newcastle future as takeover nears completion Steve Bruce fears for Newcastle future as takeover nears completion
- April 22, 2020

The takeover is surrounded in controversy because of the involvement of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince. Newcastle's prospective new owners are headed by the financier Amanda Staveley but the significant backing will come from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund which is expected to acquire an 80 per cent stake in the Premier League club . (more...)
FC Barcelona Break From Historic Tradition Amid Coronavirus FC Barcelona Break From Historic Tradition Amid Coronavirus
- April 22, 2020

The iconic stadium has been Barcelona's home since 1957 and has never had a sponsor attached to it. Income from the rights sale will be divided between COVID-19 projects selected by members of Barca's board and others opted for by the eventual sponsor. (more...)