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  • EA Sports Delays First Look at Madden NFL 2021 to Help 'Drive Change'

    The Big Lead "EA Sports has decided to delay a first look at Madden NFL 2021 that was planned for Monday. The company elected to hold off in the wake of the protests around the country over the killing of George Floyd. EA released a statement explaining the decision and saying the company would..." May 31

  • Rams’ Jared Goff among NFL QBs advocating for change

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff took to Instagram on Saturday night, advocating for change while also asking people to “Love each other a little more than usual.” Jared Goff acknowledged he does not have the same shared experiences as Black Americans, also..." May 31

  • Saints Star Cameron Jordan On George Floyd Murder: 'I Feel Like We Are Being Targeted'

    Sportsnaut "New Orleans Saints star Cam Jordan had a lot to say about the unconscionable murder of George Floyd by a former Minneapolis police officer. During an interview with WWL Radio, he opened up about how the murder affected him personally. Jordan also shared what he believes it will take to end..." May 31

  • Does Bill Belichick or Tom Brady have more to lose from divorce?

    Larry Brown Sports "Whether they expected their relationship to end this offseason or not, both Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are almost certainly looking forward to the opportunity to prove that they can win without the other. But can they? That will be one of the best storylines to track throughout the 2020 NFL..." May 31

  • History doesn't favor Cowboys having Dak Prescott play under tag

    NFL.com "One of the NFL's longest-running dramas is Dak Prescott's quest for a long-term contract from the Cowboys. Designated with the franchise tag, Prescott's yet to sign his tender to play the 2020 season under the tag and obviously he's yet to come to terms with Dallas on..." May 31

  • Baron Davis wants Knicks coaching gig, takes shot at ‘con artist’ Derek Fisher

    Clutch Points "Since 2014 after firing Mike Woodson, the New York Knicks have had five different head coaches. Because of that high amount of coaching turnover and lack of team success, former Knick Baron Davis wants to take over. Despite only playing one season in New York (2011-12),..." May 31

  • Adam Amin reportedly leaving ESPN to take Chicago Bulls announcer job

    Larry Brown Sports "Adam Amin is set to see his broadcasting profile rise in a big way. According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, the ESPN broadcaster is poised to become the TV voice of the Chicago Bulls. Amin would replace longtime Bulls broadcaster Neil Funk, who is retiring after nearly..." May 31

  • Steve Kerr finds unique way to compare Stephen Curry to Michael Jordan

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Three championships. Two NBA MVP awards. But what is Steph Curry's defining moment? Warriors coach Steve Kerr only needed three words to answer that question.  "All of them," Kerr said Friday on 95.7 The Game's "Damon, Ratto &..." May 31

  • Paul George Compares Michael Jordan’s Fieriness To Russell Westbrook

    Fadeaway World "Paul George gave the biggest prop to his former teammate Russell Westbrook. The current Los Angeles Lakers star spent the prior two seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder, where Russ impressed him with his talent and his desire to win at all cost. They didn’t have success in the..." May 31

  • Udonis Haslem delivers emotional message amid Miami protests

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat big man Udonis Haslem gave a heartfelt speech to protesters in Miami on Sunday afternoon. Haslem said that while there must be justice for George Floyd — who died in police custody on Monday in Minneapolis — and protests against racial injustice, he is not..." May 31

  • Why Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez buying stake in New York Mets would be good for MLB, team

    USA Today "Sure, some sports are back. But "sports" as we know them are largely still on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. Today is Day 81 without sports ??. Sing it with me now:  Don't be fooled by the rocks that I got  I'm..." May 31

  • Former Dodgers Star Adrian Gonzalez Says 2020 MLB Season is Pretty Much Dead

    12 Up "As the days advance in the 2020 calendar year, it appears less likely that Major League Baseball will even have a season. The major hurdles standing in the way of a campaign this year are the league's safety protocols, the payment structure for the players, and, well, massive amounts..." May 31

  • MLB, MLBPA Deal Not Expected By June 1

    MLB Trade Rumors "There has been “no evidence of progress” in the discussions between MLB and the MLBPA as the two sides negotiate the economic provisions of a potential 2020 season, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network. As such, there’s no reason to believe the parties will reach an..." May 31

  • Old-school approach paying off for Reid Detmers

    MLB.com "In a world of hard-throwing pitchers, Reid Detmers is a throwback of sorts. The 20-year-old left-hander has the arm to reach the mid-90s, but Detmers prefers to take an old-school approach on the mound. “I'm not trying to go out there lighting up the radar guns..." May 31

  • MLB still optimistic about getting deal done with players?

    Larry Brown Sports "There can be no Major League Baseball season in 2020 without an agreement between team owners and the MLB Players Association, and the two sides do not appear to be close to a deal. However, it sounds like neither has come close to giving up on playing this year. Jon Heyman of MLB..." May 31

  • NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume

    Yardbarker "If and when the NHL season resumes, the league will have many different safety protocols in place, and many players have expressed their desire for the league to have COVID-19 testing available to all athletes and staff participating in the return to the ice. It seems their request..." May 31

  • Henrik Lundqvist States He Wants To Play In NHL For Years

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Henrik Lundqvist currently finds himself in a tough situation with the New York Rangers. The long-time netminder has been the face of the franchise in New York for years, but has seen himself demoted to a third-string role with the additions of young goaltenders Igor..." May 31

  • Kailer Yamamoto could play big role for Oilers in Qualifying Round

    NHL.com "Kailer Yamamoto could play an important role for the Edmonton Oilers when they play the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Qualifying Round. The 21-year-old forward, who began the season with Bakersfield of the American Hockey League, scored 26 points (11 goals, 15..." May 31

  • Minnesota native Blake Wheeler: 'America is not OK'

    The Score "Winnipeg Jets captain and Minnesota native Blake Wheeler tweeted a statement Saturday calling for systemic change in the United States amid protests following George Floyd's killing. "I've wanted to say something for a while, but it's been really..." May 31

  • Mario Lemieux statue in Pittsburgh defaced during protests

    Larry Brown Sports "Numerous protests have broken out around the country. Some of have been peaceful, while others have turned chaotic, with looting and defacing taking place. In Pittsburgh, some chaos took place, which resulted in the Mario Lemieux statue outside of PPG Paints Arena being defaced with..." May 31

  • Dortmund's Jadon Sancho dedicates goal to George Floyd

    ESPN "Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho removed his jersey to reveal the message "Justice for George Floyd" after scoring against Paderborn on Sunday. Floyd, who is black, died in police custody in Minnesota after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for..." May 31

  • Juventus enter chase for Chelsea veteran Pedro Rodriguez

    We Ain't Got No History "According to a report from Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport (via TuttoJuve), Chelsea veteran winger Pedro is now also a target of Serie A juggernauts Juventus. Juventus join other Serie A teams, especially AS Roma, in potentially pursuing the serial winner, but various..." May 31

  • AC Milan Centre Back Is Reportedly Keen To Sign An Extension

    AC Milan Offside "Football Italia are reporting that AC Milan defender Mateo Musacchio is eager to renew his contract with the Rossoneri as per his agent. The centre back has struggled to establish himself as the long term partner for Alessio Romagnoli and has been replaced..." May 31

  • Barcelona’s new plans for Lautaro Martinez and Miralem Pjanic

    Barca Blaugranes "Barcelona’s summer transfer plans continue to be front page news on Sunday with Mundo Deportivo bringing a fresh update on their swap plans with Juventus and Inter Milan. The Catalan giants remain committed to bringing in Lautaro Martinez and Miralem Pjanic, but their..." May 31

  • Chelsea lead Philippe Coutinho transfer race as Barcelona open to £10m loan

    Daily Star "Chelsea are leading the race to land Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho.  It comes after the Nou Camp outfit slapped a £10m loan fee on him, while also demanding that his wages are paid. Coutinho has been deemed surplus to requirements in Catalonia..." May 31

  • Nick Saban on George Floyd protests: 'It's time to love each other'

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF "Alabama coach Nick Saban issued a statement Sunday afternoon as protests continued across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody Monday in Minneapolis. Saban cited Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks in his statement and said..." May 31

  • If CFB Season Is Delayed, Could Stars Sit Out To Prepare For NFL Draft?

    Sportsnaut "Like almost everything in this post-virus world, the 2020 college football season is in a state of great uncertainty. Even Dr. Fauci has pointed to the fact that it just might not be possible. It will require a variety of unprecedented measures for the season to take..." May 31

  • Tennessee RB Tim Jordan arrested on gun, drug charges

    ESPN "Tennessee Volunteers running back Tim Jordan was arrested Saturday in Lakewood, Florida, on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon and two misdemeanor drug charges, according to online records. Jordan, 20, was released Saturday on $2,000 bond, according to Polk..." May 31

  • Sam Ehlinger Shares Message Supporting ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement

    The Spun "Dozens of athletes have been voicing their support for the black community following George Floyd’s tragic death earlier this week. Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger is the latest to share his thoughts on the ongoing protests and Black Lives Matter movement. In an emotional..." May 31

  • Jemele Hill Calls College Head Coaches 'Cowards' For Not Speaking On Behalf Of Black Players

    Total Pro Sports "It’s been a very trying week in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The country got a break from non-stop coverage on COVID-19, but not in the way they had hoped after video surfaced at the beginning of the week showing Minneapolis police subduing George Floyd with a knee on..." May 31