Month: July 2020

Liverpool’s chief executive officer, Peter Moore, will leave the club next month. Moore is returning with his wife to the United States, where he worked for 36 years for Sega, Reebok, Microsoft and EA before joining his hometown club in 2017. Moore will be replaced by managing director and chief commercial officer Billy Hogan. The American-born Hogan
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1:50 PM ET College athletes can now wear patches on their uniforms to honor causes they support, including social justice initiatives, the NCAA’s Playing Rules Oversight Panel announced on Thursday. Under current rules, patches are either banned or unaddressed in Division I sports. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved rules to allow student-athletes to
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A criminal case against FIFA president Gianni Infantino was opened Thursday by a Swiss special prosecutor. The case is connected to a meeting Infantino had with the Swiss attorney general. Attorney general Michael Lauber resigned last week. The special prosecutor found that possible infractions included abuse of public office, breach of official secrecy, “assisting offenders” and “incitement
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Manchester City are close to a €23 million ($27 million) plus add-ons deal with Valencia for Ferran Torres. Torres was made a prime target for manager Pep Guardiola and director of football Txiki Begiristain following the sale of Leroy Sane to Bayern Munich. Valencia have been resigned to losing Torres, who had just one year
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1:56 PM ET Penn State reported eight positive coronavirus tests on Wednesday. The athletic department conducted a total of 466 tests of student-athletes as of July 24, and there are still 66 results pending. The tests were for student-athletes only, not staff, and across all sports, according to a school spokesperson. The university did not
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7:00 AM ET The coronavirus pandemic has been a referendum on societal cleanliness. Not just regarding the time spent washing one’s hands or wiping down household surfaces but also going right to the source: bodily fluids. That includes the kinds found all over the sports world — the spitting, the licking, the spewing, the sweating
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Two weeks after being granted a waiver by the NCAA to move directly from Division III to Division I, the University of St. Thomas announced that they will join the CCHA, becoming the league’s eighth member after being approved by unanimous vote of the league’s seven other members: St. Thomas will join the league for
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12:50 PM ET The Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball will pause workouts for 14 days after two players tested positive for COVID-19, the school announced Tuesday. The Iowa players received their positive tests on Monday and have been quarantined, the school said. “Following the positive test result, protocol established by [Iowa] athletics and medical staff, including
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9:15 AM ET Graham HaysESPN.com Close Graham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999. It’s getting difficult to win a championship in women’s college basketball without a little help from transfers. Whether South Carolina’s Kaela Davis and Allisha Gray in 2017, Notre Dame’s Jessica Shepard in
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