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Former U.S. presidents give 'unprecedented salute' to Negro Leagues in Tip Your Cap campaign

Former U.S. presidents give 'unprecedented salute' to Negro Leagues in Tip Your Cap campaign

2 days ago   |   Sporting News   |   2 articles

Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter tipped their caps to the Negro Leagues on the 100th anniversary of their creation.
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A Long-Overdue 'Tip of the Cap' to baseball's Black pioneers

A Long-Overdue 'Tip of the Cap' to baseball's Black pioneers

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Barack Obama tipped his cap. So did three other former presidents and a host of prominent civil rights leaders, entertainers and sports greats in a virtual salute to the...
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Former Ambassador Rice ‘Forgets' History on Everytown Veepstakes Tryout

13 days ago   |   NSSF

Susan Rice, former President Barack Obama's first U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and later his National Security Advisor, joined Moms Demand Action's Shannon Watts for...
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Tom Brady, Russell Westbrook, More Appear in Barack Obama's Graduation Event

24 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

YouTube's "Dear Class of 2020" live-stream event lasted over four hours Sunday afternoon and featured brief cameos from sports biggest stars...
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Opinion | The Truth at the Center of Trump's Hollow Threats

Opinion | The Truth at the Center of Trump's Hollow Threats

1 month ago   |   Politico

Donald Trump issues threats with the frequency other people take out the garbage. This week he's threatening to regulate or shutter Twitter for placing a fact-checking mark on...
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White House Press Secretary: Golf Is Not OK While U.S. Mourns

White House Press Secretary: Golf Is Not OK While U.S. Mourns

1 month ago   |   The Huffington Post

Kayleigh McEnany was talking about Barack Obama, not Donald Trump. And she was referring to the death of journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002, when Obama was an Illinois state senator.
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Kevin Durant, Russell Wilson to Participate in Barack Obama's Virtual Graduation

1 month ago   |   Bleacher Report

Kevin Durant and Russell Wilson are two of the several notable celebrities who will be making an appearance as former U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a virtual graduation...
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State of the Virus, Barack Obama, Baseball: Your Weekend Briefing

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Here's what you need to know about the week's top stories.
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Megan Rapinoe, Barack Obama Participate in LeBron James' Graduation Special

1 month ago   |   Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James ' graduation special honoring the class of 2020 aired Saturday and included appearances from former President Barack Obama and United...
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The Placekicker With the Far-Right Tattoo

1 month ago   |   The New Republic

Justin Rohrwasser, a placekicker who played at Marshall University and the University of Rhode Island, was such an obscure prospect by the standards of the National Football...
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The Latest: Rockets' Thabo Sefolosha opts out of NBA restart

The Latest: Rockets' Thabo Sefolosha opts out of NBA restart

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Asterisk on the NBA title? Coaches, players say not a chance

Asterisk on the NBA title? Coaches, players say not a chance

The 2020 NBA champion, if one is crowned, will have emerged as the ultimate winner from a season that lasted more than a full year from start to finish. A season that saw... Read more ...

Sánchez stars as Inter thrashes Brescia 6-0 in Serie A

Sánchez stars as Inter thrashes Brescia 6-0 in Serie A

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Six FC Dallas players test positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Orlando for MLS is Back event

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SEC's Sankey: Federal NIL law needed for fair competition

SEC's Sankey: Federal NIL law needed for fair competition

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday there needs to be a uniform federal law to regulate the compensation of college athletes... Read more ...

Rick Pitino urges NCAA to push back basketball season amid coronavirus

Rick Pitino urges NCAA to push back basketball season amid coronavirus

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Rick Pitino has yet to see his new players work out at Iona College. He's fine with his return to college coaching being pushed back as... Read more ...

Suspect accused of football game threat enters guilty plea

Suspect accused of football game threat enters guilty plea

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A man who used Facebook to threaten a shooting at Ohio State University and vowed to hurt players on the football team and then-head coach Urban Meyer pleaded... Read more ...

Baseball's minor leagues cancel 2020 seasons

Baseball's minor leagues cancel 2020 seasons

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Minor League Baseball warns of financial doom after 2020 season canceled

Minor League Baseball warns of financial doom after 2020 season canceled

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Tigers give $8.4M deal to Torkelson, who joins player pool

Tigers give $8.4M deal to Torkelson, who joins player pool

DETROIT - No. 1 overall draft pick Spencer Torkelson and the Detroit Tigers agreed to a minor league contract on Tuesday, and the team said the infielder will join its player... Read more ...