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Leicester’s Premier League title winners of 2015-16: Where are they now?

[ad_1] Leicester City's 2015-16 Premier League title win is arguably the most remarkable in history. Claudio Ranieri's men began the season as 5,000/1 outsiders, and according to bookmakers at the time there was more chance of Elvis Presley being alive than there was of the Foxes bringing home the trophy.2 RelatedIn comparison to their big spending rivals, Leicester's squad cost just £72 million (seven times less than the £415m Man
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell – I ‘encourage’ a team to sign Colin Kaepernick

[ad_1] NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he supports and encourages teams to sign quarterback Colin Kaepernick.Kaepernick, 32, has not played since the 2016 season, when as a member of the San Francisco 49ers he kneeled during the national anthem to protest racial inequality.In a conversation with Mike Greenberg for ESPN's "The Return of Sports" special, Goodell said it would be up to a team to sign Kaepernick and welcomed his
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PGA Championship staying at Harding Park, but without fans

[ad_1] FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The silence that greeted the return of the PGA Tour at Colonial will be a familiar sound for the first major of the year. The PGA of America has submitted plans to hold the PGA Championship at Harding Park without spectators, and the San Francisco Chronicle reports public health officials have approved it. An announcement was pending approval by San Francisco officials and was
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Lisbon to host eight-team Champions League knockouts

[ad_1] The Champions League final is heading to Lisbon, with UEFA planning an Aug. 23 final to cap seven broadcast nights in a 12-day span of elite European teams playing knockout soccer.The widely reported UEFA wish to hold an eight-team knockout bracket in two empty stadiums in Portugal's capital was confirmed in reports Monday by broadcaster Sky Italia.- Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)- Insider Notebook: Barca stun
Football

49ers reward coach Kyle Shanahan with new 6-year deal, sources say

[ad_1] San Francisco is rewarding head coach Kyle Shanahan with a new six-year contract that replaces the three years he had remaining on his deal and ties him to the 49ers through the 2025 season, league sources told ESPN.The contract makes Shanahan one of the NFL's five highest-paid head coaches. But what made this deal unique is that it was hardly a protracted negotiation between 49ers owner Jed York and
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New NBA coalition voicing concerns of players

[ad_1] 6:06 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiCloseSenior NBA InsiderHost of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017Malika AndrewsCloseESPN Staff WriterStaff Writer Joined ESPN in 2018 Appears regularly on ESPN Chicago 1000As a growing faction of NBA players remain uncertain about committing to the league's plan for restarting the season in an Orlando bubble environment, a player coalition including Brooklyn Nets All-Star Kyrie Irving and the Los Angeles Lakers' Avery Bradley believe they
Football

NFLPA says players could be tested for coronavirus every three days

[ad_1] Thousands of tests and billions of dollars lost.Those were among the highlights from the NFLPA's conference call with player agents outlining the safety and financial implications the coronavirus has on the NFL as it prepares for the 2020 season.On a call including executive director DeMaurice Smith, president J.C. Tretter and medical director Thom Mayer, the union said players could be tested roughly every three days for the virus and
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‘It was different’ – Inside boxing’s hectic, yet monotonous, return to Las Vegas

[ad_1] As main-eventer Jessie Magdaleno started his walk late Thursday night, he turned a corner and saw the ring. This is usually the moment when he hears the crowd, when the energy pumps through his body. Instead, he heard nothing.He saw the giant LED screens created by Top Rank Boxing to make both a grand and intimate atmosphere for the television viewer, but for him, in that moment, something felt
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Falcons’ Dan Quinn will be with protesting players

[ad_1] Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn, who recently marched in an Atlanta-area peaceful protest against racial injustice, said he intends to fully support his players if they decide to protest in any manner during the regular season.When asked specifically if he would kneel with his players during the national anthem, Quinn responded: "If and when the players choose to protest -- and I would say in whatever way they choose