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F1 announces dates for opening eight races of rescheduled 2020 calendar

[ad_1] Formula One has announced the first eight dates of its rescheduled calendar as the sport aims to return to racing on July 5 in Austria.The first 10 races of the original 2020 calendar were either cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, forcing F1 to reschedule as many races as possible in the second half of the year.The published dates only represent the first eight European rounds --
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Oklahoma State’s Amen Ogbongbemiga tests positive for coronavirus after Tulsa protest

[ad_1] Oklahoma State Cowboys linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga said Tuesday that he tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a protest in Tulsa, Oklahoma.Ogbongbemiga, who was a second-team All-Big 12 selection last year, made the announcement on Twitter.After attending a protest in Tulsa AND being well protective of myself, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Please, if you are going to protest, take care of yourself and stay safe.— Amen Ogbongbemiga (@closedprayer)
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Tim Jernigan says deal with Texans off, still free agent

[ad_1] HOUSTON -- Defensive tackle Tim Jernigan will not be signing with the Houston Texans after agreeing to a deal in principle with the team earlier in the offseason, he announced on Instagram."Guess I'm not goin to Houston..but the show not ova," he wrote.On April 1, Jernigan's agent said the defensive tackle and the Texans had agreed to a one-year contract worth up to $3.75 million with $1.25 million guaranteed.The
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Building the perfect NHL forward

[ad_1] Today's NHL is loaded with skill and talent up and down the ice. But what would the perfect player look like? Using the attributes of current NHL stars, we set out to create the perfect forward, defenseman and goaltender.We start the series here by building the ultimate forward from 19 different skills and characteristics of players around the league. (Check back later this week for our iteration of the
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Clemson assistant coach Danny Pearman apologizes for use of racial slur in 2017

[ad_1] Clemson assistant coach Danny Pearman apologized Tuesday after word spread on social media of an incident in which he used a racial slur during a practice in 2017.After several former Clemson players noted the incident Tuesday on Twitter, former tight end D.J. Greenlee confirmed an account to The State newspaper in which Pearman, the tight ends and special teams coach, overheard players use the term and repeated it himself."It
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Knicks owner James Dolan ‘vehemently’ condemns racism in follow-up email to MSG employees

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Less than 24 hours after sending an email to employees stating that the Madison Square Garden Co. is "not more qualified than anyone else to offer our opinion on social matters," Knicks owner James Dolan emphasized in a follow-up memo to staff that the company condemns "racism against anyone.""Yesterday, I made a sincere attempt to provide my perspective on a very difficult issue, one that has
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Broncos coach Vic Fangio says racism, discrimination aren’t prevalent in NFL

[ad_1] ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio called George Floyd's death a "societal issue that we all have to join in to correct,'' but said he doesn't see discrimination or racism as problems overall in the NFL."I think our problems in the NFL along those lines are minimal, we're a league of meritocracy, you earn what you get, you get what you earn, I don't see racism at
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Sacramento Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear resigns after ‘All Lives Matter’ tweet

[ad_1] Longtime Sacramento Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear has resigned after tweeting "ALL LIVES MATTER" in response to a question about Black Lives Matter on Sunday."I want to thank the fans for their overwhelming love and support," Napear said in a statement Tuesday. "I will always remain a part of Kings nation in my heart."Napear, who has called games for the Kings since 1988, was answering a question from former
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NASCAR City USA: Cup Series set for 2021 return to Nashville

[ad_1] It’s music to NASCAR’s ears: the stock car series is set to return to Nashville, Tennessee in 2021. Nashville Superspeedway will hold a Cup race for the first time next season, ending NASCAR’s decade-long absence from the track. The Nashville track is owned by Dover Motorsports, Inc., which has held Cup race weekends each year since 1969. Dover will give up one of its dates and move it to
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How a pandemic could be forever altering the golf cart

[ad_1] Only a few years ago, Derrick Mains and his staff were fighting an uphill battle trying to pitch golf courses on the idea of a single-rider golf cart. The president at Phat Scooter, which produces a golf-specific scooter meant for one rider, Mains remembers going to the PGA Merchandise Show three years ago hearing that only progressive courses would buy into something so new like an electric scooter.Fast forward