Redskins name review appears to be an informal process with no set deadline
“In effect, [the review] buys time,” said one person familiar with the review, which is believed to largely consist of team owner Daniel Snyder talking with a small group of advisers.
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Torri Huske, an All-Met swimmer and Olympic hopeful, selects Stanford
The rising Yorktown senior will join a Cardinal program that has captured the last three NCAA titles.
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Who should you take with the No. 1 fantasy baseball pick? Not Ronald Acuña Jr.
Acuña was named rookie of the year in 2018 and followed that with a dynamic season in 2019, but 2020's shortened format will mute his output and his appeal.
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Olympic snowboarder Alex Pullin drowns while spearfishing in Australia
Police say 32-year-old was diving alone and was found on the ocean floor by a snorkeler.
Ryder Cup reportedly will move to 2021 so that fans can be on the course
It’s hard to imaging a Ryder Cup without rowdy spectators.
Ivy League won’t hold sports this fall, becoming first D-I conference to suspend football season
The Ivy League’s decision could set the path for other conferences mulling similar options.
As sports leagues set to resume, ‘I can’t wait’ has turned to ‘We sure about this?’
Dawn of a new season should mean anticipation. This year, it means bracing for impact.
Bradley Beal won’t play in NBA restart because of shoulder injury
The Wizards announced Tuesday that Beal is dealing with a right rotator cuff injury.
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Braves and Nationals benefit the most from having a DH in 2020
From 2006, the first year MLB adopted leaguewide drug testing, to 2019 NL pitchers batted .134 with a .338 OPS. The league’s position players hit .264 with a .757 OPS over that same span.
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Eagles’ DeSean Jackson posts anti-Semitic quotes on social media
He later said his posts were taken “the wrong way.”
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NFL proposes placing a portion of players’ salaries for 2020 season into escrow
The NFLPA does not plan to agree to the proposal, under which the withheld funds would be paid on a timetable determined after any revenue drop for the 2020 season is calculated.
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The WNBA is making a social justice push. A franchise-owning U.S. senator wants focus on games.
Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler (R), in a tight campaign to keep her seat in November, wrote WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert expressing her disappointment. Players responded by asking her to be removed from ownership.
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Penn State basketball coach apologizes for ‘noose’ comment that caused player’s transfer
Rasir Bolton, now at Iowa State, accused Nittany Lions Coach Pat Chambers of other acts of racial insensitivity, as well, and said he his concerns were inadequately addressed by Penn State’s athletic department.
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Tom Brady’s TB12 and Floyd Mayweather’s promotions company among PPP recipients
Five MLS clubs and many national governing bodies for Olympic sports were all approved for loans.
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Nationals restart workouts as testing concerns ripple through baseball
The Nationals held a full-team workout just one day shutting down their facility due to testing concerns.
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Nashville SC’s participation in doubt as virus deals MLS tournament another setback
After Dallas withdrew, Nashville might not be able to continue at return-to-play event in Florida.
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As Redskins conduct name review, Native American groups say they haven’t heard from team
“They need American Indian people in that discussion,” one leader said of the team's ongoing review of its controversial nickname.
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