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NASCAR vows to do better job addressing racial injustice

June 11, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Bubbe Wallace (43) wears a “I Can’t Breath, Black Lives Matter” shirt before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Hampton, Ga.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) By Paul Newberry ASSOCIATED PRESS HAMPTON, Ga. — Bubba Wallace donned a black T-shirt with the words “I Can’t Breathe”…

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June 5, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: A mural depicting embattled NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is seen on a wall on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Atlanta. Several such murals were hastily painted over the weekend across the Super Bowl host town in protest after one that had stood for two years was abruptly demolished on the eve of the…

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Malcolm Jenkins to deliver commencement address for School District of Philadelphia’s virtual graduation ceremony

May 29, 2020

The two-time Super Bowl champion will share words of wisdom during special event designed to celebrate the Class of 2020 whose senior year was impacted by COVID-19 The School District of Philadelphia is pleased to announce that National Football League All-Pro Malcolm Jenkins will deliver the commencement address during the District’s virtual graduation ceremony on…

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Michael Jordan’s daughter learns more about her dad

May 22, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: This Aug. 18, 2012 file photo shows Jasmine Jordan, daughter of Chicago Bulls basketball great Michael Jordan, at the Shannon Brown Wood-Star Foundation Dinner in Chicago. Jordan is getting an intimate look into the psyche of her heralded father, Michael, just like the rest of the world. The 27-year-old wasn’t born when her…

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NBA pushes back draft combine, draft lottery

May 8, 2020

By Tim Reynolds ASSOCIATED PRESS The NBA is delaying the draft lottery and draft combine, events scheduled for Chicago later this month. The league made the decision Friday, though it has been expected for some time. The lottery cannot occur until the regular season is completed or is declared over, because team records determine the…

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Philadelphia Eagles Draft for Speed with Wide Receiver Picks

May 3, 2020

But they passed on some more complete receivers, much to the chagrin of some fans. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun The Philadelphia Eagles came into the 2020 NFL Draft looking to surround quarterback Carson Wentz with some young speedy wide receivers with the ability to quickly flip field position. If any of…

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Eagles emphasize speed, add Goodwin, draft fast receivers

April 30, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: San Francisco 49ers Wide Receiver Marquise Goodwin (11) looks to pass on the run during the first half an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Cincinnati.   (AP Photo/Gary Landers) By Rob Maaddi ASSOCIATED PRESS The Philadelphia Eagles added speed, speed and more speed. After selecting TCU…

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Cowboys: QB Dak Prescott’s older brother Jace dies at 31

April 30, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: THIS 2011 PHOTO provided by Northwestern State University shows Jace Prescott. Jace Prescott, the older brother of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, died Thursday, April 23, 2020, the team said. He was 31.  (Gary Hardamon/NSU Photographic Services via AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS — Jace Prescott, the older brother of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak…

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Virus shutdowns will likely make NFL draft most bet on ever

April 24, 2020

By Wayne Parry associated press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For those who haven’t mastered the odds of Belarussian soccer or Russian table tennis, this week’s NFL draft gives U.S. gamblers their first opportunity in weeks to bet on an event about which they actually know something. With major sports shut down for more than…

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