Month: May 2020

1:37 PM ET 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 the Polk County Sheriff’s Department records. The concealed weapon charge is a
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Joachim Low discussed the Bundesliga’s quality since the league’s return behind closed doors. “You also have to get used to a bit of football without the excitement that the fans provide. On the other hand, I am positively surprised by the high level of motivation from the players and teams, the attitude and also the
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9:04 PM ET Nike announced Saturday it was canceling its 2020 Elite Youth Basketball League season because of the coronavirus pandemic, ending any chance the prestigious grassroots events would be played later in the summer or early in the fall. “As we continue to navigate the evolving impact of COVID-19, we are canceling the remainder
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5:14 PM ET Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little, known as “the Franchise” during his career with the Denver Broncos, has been diagnosed with cancer. A former teammate of Little’s at Syracuse, Pat Killorin, made the diagnosis public as Killorin created a GoFundMe page called “Friends of Floyd” to aid Little and his family
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Liverpool’s potential title-winning match against Everton could be moved to a neutral ground. The Premier League is considering moving six matches to neutral grounds on the advice of the country’s police chiefs. Officers raised concerns about crowds potentially gathering should certain matches be played in the traditional home-and-away format. Liverpool need just two wins to
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7:52 AM ET The College Football Hall of Fame was damaged and looted during violent protests in Atlanta on Friday night, police confirmed in a statement. The Hall of Fame, which is located near the CNN Center and Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta, was near the epicenter of demonstrations over George Floyd’s death. Floyd,
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4:28 PM ET Associated Press The Power 5 conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes. The commissioners of the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences sent a letter dated May 23 to congressional leaders, as first reported by Stadium. The Associated Press
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Liverpool still hope to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig. Liverpool have until June 15th to meet his release clause of €60 million (£52.7 million). Werner will wait for Liverpool’s decision before choosing his future club. Inter Milan had interest in Werner, but he doesn’t want to play in Italy. Werner started his career at Stuttgart
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Brendan Rodgers revealed both he and his wife had COVID-19. Rodgers is the second Premier League manager, after Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta, to have confirmed catching the virus. “I wasn’t well and it was later detected I had the virus,” Rodgers said. “A week after that, my wife had it. We spent about three weeks feeling
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La Liga will resume play on June 11th. An official statement from the CSD read: “The Spanish football federation [RFEF] and La Liga have agreed, as part of the Contact Group formed together with the National Sports Council [CSD], the format of the eleven remaining matchdays to complete La Liga Santander and La Liga SmartBank
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1:00 PM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky and Notre Dame will play this fall, beginning a three-year series between two of college basketball’s winningest programs. Kentucky hosts Notre Dame on Dec. 12 in the first regular-season meeting between the schools since Notre Dame’s 64-50 victory at home on Nov. 29, 2012. The teams
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Barcelona will cut their scouting department in half as part of a restructuring operation.  The department employs approximately 40 members but only 15-20 are expected to survive the restructuring. The majority of those working in the department are out of contract at the end of June and won’t have their terms renewed. Many of the
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