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The USOPC asked Congress for money. Congress should respond by tearing it down

6 days ago   |   The Washington Post

U.S. Olympic officials wanted stimulus money help to support athletes. Since when have they ever done that?
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Today in Baseball History: McGwire, Sosa, and Palmeiro testify before Congress

20 days ago   |   NBC Sports

It did not go well.
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Congress urges MLB to put Curt Flood in the Hall of Fame

1 month ago   |   NY Daily News

On Thursday, Congress, in conjunction with the MLBPA, urged the league to enshrine Curt Flood in the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Committee. “Curt Flood's historic...
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Congress members push for Curt Flood to be inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

1 month ago   |   CBS Sports   |   2 articles

Over 100 different lawmakers have signed the letter petitioning for Flood to be in the Hall of Fame
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Baseball Hall of Fame Asked by Congress Members to Enshrine Curt Flood

1 month ago   |   Bleacher Report

Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Curt Flood 's objection to the old Major League Baseball reserve clause in 1969 helped usher in the advent of free agency...
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Tucker Carlson Calls Out CalPERS for Political Investment Decisions

1 month ago   |   NSSF

With Second Amendment advocates holding firm in Congress and in state legislatures across the country, gun control groups have increasingly turned to backroom deals to impose...
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More Funding Isn't Always the Answer to Policy Problems in America

1 month ago   |   NSSF

In the aftermath of impeachment, and with Coronavirus apparently under control in the U.S., it appears mainstream media is out of things to talk about. There's no other...
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Trump Interior Budget Proposal Delivers for Hunters and Recreational Shooters

1 month ago   |   NSSF

In a welcomed sign for hunting and shooting sports enthusiasts across the country, the Trump Administration this week submitted its 2020 budget proposal to Congress, and it's...
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Four takeaways from the name, image, likeness debate as NCAA prez Mark Emmert appears before Congress

1 month ago   |   CBS Sports

The issue of college athletes being compensated for their name, image and likeness hit Washington, D.C.
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NCAA's Emmert presses Senate for 'guardrails' on athlete pay

NCAA's Emmert presses Senate for 'guardrails' on athlete pay

1 month ago   |   Saint Louis Today

WASHINGTON - NCAA President Mark Emmert urged Congress to step in and put restrictions on college athletes' ability to earn money from endorsements, telling a Senate committee...
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British Open canceled until next year as golf schedule reworked due to...

British Open canceled until next year as golf schedule reworked due to coronavirus

Golf will only have three major championships at the most this year. Read more ...

Silver says he does not expect any NBA decisions before May

Silver says he does not expect any NBA decisions before May

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is bracing for several more weeks of uncertainty about the remainder of this halted season, revealing Monday night that he does not expect the... Read more ...

Al Kaline dies at 85: Baseball greats remember the Detroit Tigers legend on...

Al Kaline dies at 85: Baseball greats remember the Detroit Tigers legend on social media

Mr. Tiger was a Detroit icon. Read more ...

MLB discussing coronavirus plan for all teams to play in Arizona

MLB discussing coronavirus plan for all teams to play in Arizona

Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players' association. The sides... Read more ...

NBA exploring rapid coronavirus testing as first step toward possible return

NBA exploring rapid coronavirus testing as first step toward possible return

The NBA is taking an important step in its preparation for a return. The league and its Players Association have been looking jointly into the viability of multiple... Read more ...

NFL Draft 2020 will be held virtually because of coronavirus

NFL Draft 2020 will be held virtually because of coronavirus

War rooms for NFL Draft 2020 will now officially be living rooms, basements and home offices across the country. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Monday in a memo to... Read more ...

Liverpool reverses plan to furlough staff after backlash

Liverpool reverses plan to furlough staff after backlash

Apologizing to its own fans, Liverpool on Monday reversed a decision to apply its furloughed non-playing staff for the British government's job retention scheme during the... Read more ...

Falcons announce 1-year deal with RB Todd Gurley

Falcons announce 1-year deal with RB Todd Gurley

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons have announced their one-year agreement with running back Todd Gurley. Read more ...

Antonio Brown hires new agent in desperate pursuit of NFL return

Antonio Brown hires new agent in desperate pursuit of NFL return

Free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown is hoping a new agent will help him break back into the NFL. The controversial NFL star hired veteran agent Ed Wasielewski of EMG Sports... Read more ...

8 unanimous picks for All-Decade Team include Brady, Watt

8 unanimous picks for All-Decade Team include Brady, Watt

Tom Brady, J.J. Watt and Adrian Peterson are among eight unanimous selections to the 2010s NFL All-Decade Team announced Monday by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Read more ...