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Supreme Court will consider restrictions on compensation for college athletes Supreme Court will consider restrictions on compensation for college athletes
- Декабря 17, 2020

The two cases , NCAA v. Alston , and Am. The case is NCAA v. Alston, which has been consolidated and will be heard together with American Athletic Conference v. Coaches, assistant coaches, and athletic directors take millions in salaries. The relief sought by the athletes isn't an upending of all the NCAA's amateurism rules, but just a few that have a direct and meaningful impact on the lives of students. (more...)
Jerry Jones Voices Commitment for Mike McCarthy as Head Coach Jerry Jones Voices Commitment for Mike McCarthy as Head Coach
- Декабря 17, 2020

The Cowboys (4-9) sit in last place in the NFC East. McCarthy, 57, signed a five-year deal to become the franchise's ninth head coach in January, replacing Jason Garrett. He's, certainly, a great head coach. Dallas posted a 30-7 win at Cincinnati on Sunday and hosts San Francisco (5-8) in the upcoming Week 15. He has achieved a lot, and he will achieve much more before everything is over, "he said". (more...)
PSG face Barcelona in Champions League knockout phase PSG face Barcelona in Champions League knockout phase
- Декабря 17, 2020

The 2020-21 Champions League round of 16 draw has been made , with some mouthwatering fixtures to look forward to as the next phase of the European competition begins. Klopp has two Bundesliga titles with Borussia Dortmund, a Premier League winners' medal and Champions League crown with Liverpool, but at 33-years-old, Nagelsmann has plenty of time to start catching up. (more...)
Zidane names best French striker ever Zidane names best French striker ever
- Декабря 16, 2020

Karim Benzema scored the victor as Real Madrid beat 10-man Athletic Bilbao 3-1 to go level on points at the top of La Liga with Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night. That's why I love him because he's not got a one-track mind. The German then added insult to injury by scoring a world-class goal for Real Madrid to take the lead just before the half-time break. (more...)
MLB Elevating Negro Leagues to MLB Elevating Negro Leagues to "Major League" Status
- Декабря 16, 2020

An overall view of the field as the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate winning the World Series over the Tampa Bay Rays after game six of the 2020 World Series at Globe Life Field. They received just one-third of their salaries previous year in the reduced season. In a USA Today story Tuesday, team owners were quoted as skeptical that a full-length calendar could be played. (more...)
Tributes paid to Charley Pride Tributes paid to Charley Pride
- Декабря 16, 2020

Morris wondered whether the CMAs being indoors contributed to the country legend contracting the virus. The Montana Television Network had a great profile on Charley Pride back in June when he was still quarantined due to COVID-19. "Out of respect for his family during their grieving period, we will not be commenting on this further", the organization said. What makes the death of Pride especially frustrating at this particular moment is that he attended the Country Music Awards back on ... (more...)
Durant shines in unofficial Nets debut Durant shines in unofficial Nets debut
- Декабря 16, 2020

Irving and Durant, teammates on a gold medal USA Basketball Olympic team in 2016, had built a growing connection off the court, and seized the opportunity to do the same on it. Brooklyn shot 63.9% in the first half. "We saw good stints, where I thought we were really impressive at both ends of the floor, but overall, it wasn't really as sustainable as we'd like". (more...)
Slaven Bilic sacked by West Brom Slaven Bilic sacked by West Brom
- Декабря 16, 2020

West Brom are 19th in the table with seven points from a possible 39 and have the worst defensive record in the division (26 ), so they're at risk of relegation unless something changes. It was one-way traffic after the break as City set up camp in the West Brom half but lacked the imagination or pace to open the visitors up. De Bruyne poked a shot wide, Jesus headed on to the roof of the net from a corner and Johnstone then blocked a Sterling effort from a tight angle as the chances ... (more...)
Neymar twists ankle but PSG say results of scan 'reassuring' Neymar twists ankle but PSG say results of scan 'reassuring'
- Декабря 16, 2020

The Brazil global was carried off on a stretcher during Sunday's defeat by Lyon , with PSG saying on Monday he had sprained his left ankle. However, in stoppage time, he was on the receiving end of a rash challenge from Thiago Mendes who, after initially being shown a yellow card, was sent off after a VAR review. (more...)
Westwood wins Race to Dubai as Fitzpatrick lands World Tour Championship Westwood wins Race to Dubai as Fitzpatrick lands World Tour Championship
- Декабря 16, 2020

It also meant that Westwood, who kicked off the English Swing - that saw the 2020 European Tour season resume after a fourth-month hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic - as host of the British Masters at Close House, would bring the curtain down on the disrupted year as victor of the Harry Vardon Trophy again. (more...)
Black Caps v Pakistan: Captain Babar Azam ruled out of T20 series Black Caps v Pakistan: Captain Babar Azam ruled out of T20 series
- Декабря 16, 2020

The T20 series begins at Auckland on December 18, followed by matches at Hamilton (December 20) and Napier (December 22). Regarding Azam's specific injury, he said that Queenstown, though a scenic resort, does not host regular global cricket and the uneven bounce on its practice pitches may have been the reason why Azam got caught on his right thumb and fractured it. (more...)
Jake Paul Issues $50M Challenge to Conor McGregor, Insults His Wife Jake Paul Issues $50M Challenge to Conor McGregor, Insults His Wife
- Декабря 15, 2020

YouTuber Jake Paul is trying to capitalize on his initial success in the boxing ring by challenging former UFC champion Conor McGregor . "You ugly f*****g bald bitch, ". While he was at it, Paul threw shade at McGregor's upcoming UFC 257 opponent Dustin Poirier before also insulting UFC president Dana White's appearance. (more...)
NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo agrees to $322m contract extension with Milwaukee Bucks NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo agrees to $322m contract extension with Milwaukee Bucks
- Декабря 15, 2020

I'm blessed to be a part of the Milwaukee Bucks for the next 5 years. Giannis Antetokounmpo finally did what everyone was waiting for him to do. Masai Ujiri and Co. will need to adapt on the fly. Antetokounmpo, who turned 26 on December 6, is just the sixth player to sign a so-called "Super Max" contract since they were added to the NBA CBA in 2017 - joining a group that includes Stephen Curry, Damian Lillard, James Harden, Russell Westbrook and John Wall. (more...)
Salah equaliser earns point but Liverpool waste opportunity to regain top spot Salah equaliser earns point but Liverpool waste opportunity to regain top spot
- Декабря 15, 2020

League leaders Tottenham drew 1-1 with Crystal Palace earlier in the day, meaning Liverpool will know a win takes them top of the league. Scott Parker expressed his pride in Fulham's determined performance, having gone into the game with just seven points from 11 league fixtures this season. (more...)
Nintendo sets new Indie World Showcase livestream for Tuesday Nintendo sets new Indie World Showcase livestream for Tuesday
- Декабря 15, 2020

For those interested in watching, the Indie World Showcase is being held today, December 15, at 12 pm ET/9 am PT, which is not too far from the time of this posting. Hollow Knight Silksong was originally announced all the way back in February 2019. Most fans thought it would launch in 2020, but in fact a big surprise failed, but it was not very likely. (more...)
Electrifying Springboks wing hit with four-year doping ban Electrifying Springboks wing hit with four-year doping ban
- Декабря 15, 2020

Dyantyi first tested positive for three banned substances in 2019, only a few weeks before the Springboks departed for Japan for the Rugby World Cup. Instead, his ban is another black eye for rugby after news broke this week that a group of former players is going to take legal action against World Rugby, the Rugby Football Union and the Welsh Rugby Union for brain injuries they say are linked to the concussions suffered during their careers. (more...)
Veteran Cech plays again for Chelsea Veteran Cech plays again for Chelsea
- Декабря 15, 2020

The former Czech Republic shot-stopper brought down the curtain on a first-class career in Baku when his Arsenal side lost 4-1 to Chelsea - and he then joined Frank Lampard's Stamford Bridge revolution. "Lucas Bergstrom, the young 'keeper (of the Chelsea reserve team), played for the U18 team on Saturday and we don't want to risk an injury if he plays two games within 48 hours". (more...)
Arteta ‘doing a great job,’ says Arsenal technical director Edu
- Декабря 15, 2020

It would be really unfair to Mikel to say something about that because the year was so challenging for everyone, but even more for Mikel, who had just arrived at the club". The 27-year-old, indeed knuckled down, playing a key role in the club's FA Cup triumph and their subsequent Community Shield success. It's us players that need to take responsibility for this. (more...)
Florida basketball player Keyontae Johnson remains in critical condition Florida basketball player Keyontae Johnson remains in critical condition
- Декабря 15, 2020

Florida Gators men's basketball star Keyontae Johnson is in a "medically induced coma" after collapsing during a game over the weekend, his grandfather said Monday. 'Not sure what tomorrow or Wednesday will bring, ' team spokesperson Denver Parler told ESPN in regards to whether or not the contest will go on as scheduled. (more...)
USC to play OR, not Washington, in Pac-12 title game USC to play OR, not Washington, in Pac-12 title game
- Декабря 15, 2020

USC will now face OR, an alternate, to decide the Pac-12 title game on Friday night at the Coliseum. The Ducks are now headed to Los Angeles to play the South division champion USC Trojans. However the Huskies have continued to have an outbreak of Covid-19 positives resulting in an inability to play Friday. If Oregon wins the Pac-12 Championship Game, the team earns an automatic bid to the Playstation Fiesta Bowl. (more...)