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NBCSN will present ‘Race and Sports in America: Conversations' Monday

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports

'Race and Sports in America: Conversations' will tackle the topics of social justice with several athletes. The show will air at 8 p.m. ET Monday, July 13 on NBCSN, Golf...
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Tennis-With elbow bumps and masked fans, World TeamTennis kicks off season

1 day ago   |   National Post

2017 U.S. Open winner Sloane Stephens defeated reigning Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig 5-1 to help expansion franchise Chicago Smash defeat the Vegas Rollers in the kickoff...
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NHL agrees to Olympic return in 2022, 2026; IOC talks next

3 days ago   |   NBC Sports

The NHL and NHLPA have agreed to send players to the 2022 and 2026 Olympics, pending negotiations with the International Olympic Committee.
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Running Past an Olympic Dream

3 days ago   |   NY Times

When Kyle Merber's plans to reach the Tokyo Games were derailed by the pandemic, he realized how much the singular pursuit had been holding him back.
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British Olympic gymnasts decry 'abusive behavior'

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LONDON - British Olympians Becky and Ellie Downie say they've suffered from abusive behavior in gymnastics training for many years, adding their voices to a growing number of...
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Inside Peacock's marketing pivot amid a pandemic and postponed Summer Olympics - and how its ad push compares to rival streaming services

Inside Peacock's marketing pivot amid a pandemic and postponed Summer Olympics - and how its ad push compares to rival streaming services

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

The top marketers at NBCUniversal's Peacock told Business Insider how they adapted their launch campaign after the Tokyo Olympics - the tentpole event the launch was tied to...
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'Couldn't they have hired a black photographer?' Social justice warriors pick holes in Simone Biles' Vogue cover shoot

'Couldn't they have hired a black photographer?' Social justice warriors pick holes in Simone Biles' Vogue cover shoot

3 days ago   |   RT

US Olympic gymnastics legend Simone Biles has been praised for looking "incredible" as she graced the cover of Vogue magazine, but it seems some people are just never satisfied...
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Inspiration Games offers a 'strange' experience for world-class athletes

4 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The Inspiration Games give Allyson Felix, Tianna Bartoletta and others a chance to compete against other Olympic stars amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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Simone Biles talks Olympics, Larry Nassar and police brutality protests in Vogue

Simone Biles talks Olympics, Larry Nassar and police brutality protests in Vogue

4 days ago   |   New York Post

She's the most decorated American gymnast in the world - and now Simone Biles can add a Vogue cover to her mantle, too. The 23-year-old made her debut in the fashion bible's...
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ACC won't compete in fall Olympic sports until at least Sept. 1

4 days ago   |   CBS Sports

The delay will include all exhibition and non-conference games in cross country, field hockey and soccer
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WNBA MVP Delle Donne says league denied her medical waiver

WNBA MVP Delle Donne says league denied her medical waiver

NEW YORK - Elena Delle Donne's request to be medically excused from the WNBA season was denied, according to the league's reigning MVP. Read more ...

NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

NBA star Russell Westbrook announced on social media Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 prior to his team's departure to Orlando, Florida. Read more ...

NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

NBA star Russell Westbrook announced on social media Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 prior to his team's departure to Orlando, Florida. Read more ...

Michelle Obama's brother leaves Knicks front office

Michelle Obama's brother leaves Knicks front office

Craig Robinson, the Knicks' Vice President of Player Development and Minor League Operations, has accepted a new position as Executive Director of the National Association of... Read more ...

NBA Says Two Players Tested Positive For Coronavirus On Florida Campus

NBA Says Two Players Tested Positive For Coronavirus On Florida Campus

The cases put in question the sports league's plan to keep coronavirus out of its Orlando campus “bubble” amid a worsening pandemic. Read more ...

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez Mets bid adds NFL star power

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez Mets bid adds NFL star power

Steve Cohen may have more money, but Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez clearly have more star power, and they're adding to that base of recognizable names. A series of current... Read more ...

Inter beats Torino 3-1, moves into 2nd place in Serie A

Inter beats Torino 3-1, moves into 2nd place in Serie A

MILAN - Two quick second-half goals lifted Inter Milan to a confidence-boosting 3-1 comeback win over Torino in Serie A on Monday. Read more ...

Braves say they won't change name but studying chop chant

Braves say they won't change name but studying chop chant

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves say they have no plans to follow the lead of the NFL's Washington Redskins and change their team name. Read more ...

NFL unveils face shields to protect players from coronavirus

NFL unveils face shields to protect players from coronavirus

With NFL training camps set to start at the end of the month, the league believes it is closer to one answer when it comes to player safety amid the coronavirus pandemic: face... Read more ...

Fox Sports inks Greg Olsen to future NFL game analyst gig

Fox Sports inks Greg Olsen to future NFL game analyst gig

The frenzied NFL TV free-agency market continues to move as Fox Sports has signed All-Pro tight end Greg Olsen to be its future No. 2 NFL game analyst, Read more ...