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How ESPYS honoree Kim Clavel left boxing for nursing when coronavirus hit and emerged even stronger

[ad_1] Thirty was barreling toward her like a punishing left hook, and Kim Clavel assessed her life. Her friends were getting married and settling down, with houses and kids and dogs. Clavel rarely stayed home.Nursing paid the bills, and she worked in a maternity ward in her hometown of Joliette, Quebec. Boxing was her dream, well worth the one-hour one-way commute to train in Montreal. Last August, just before her
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Love 40 — Venus Williams through the years

[ad_1] Venus Williams was just a teen when she said it. She has spent the next 23 years proving it. "Everything's different about me. Just face the facts." Those words came before her powerful and athletic game led her to the No. 1 ranking in women's tennis. They came before she won seven Grand Slam singles titles, 14 Grand Slam doubles titles and five Olympic medals. They came before she
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NCAA Division I Council approves six-week practice plan for football

[ad_1] The NCAA Division I Council on Wednesday approved a six-week practice plan for football that begins in July and will transition teams from the current voluntary workouts amid the coronavirus pandemic to the typical mandatory meetings and preseason camps to prepare for the 2020 season.The NCAA also voted to waive the preseason limit of 110 athletes, according to West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons, who is the chair of
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NBA debate – Breakout stars, best matchups and free agents to watch

[ad_1] Who will be the most important and exciting players to watch when the NBA returns next month?The league is set to restart action on July 30 in Florida with eight seeding games for each of 22 teams before a potential play-in series and then the standard playoffs. LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard will look to repeat historic playoff performances, while Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jimmy Butler and Anthony Davis headline a
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Inside college football’s plan to return from coronavirus lockdown

[ad_1] The NCAA's Division I Council on Wednesday approved a six-week practice plan for college football that begins in July and will transition teams from the current voluntary workouts amid the coronavirus pandemic to the typical mandatory meetings and preseason camps to prepare for the 2020 season.If there is one.College football is tentatively set to kick off on Aug. 29, and while many of the sport's coaches and decision-makers remain
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City’s Pep Guardiola – We should apologise for treatment of black people

[ad_1] Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said white people "should be embarrassed and ashamed" for their treatment of black people after watching players from his team and Arsenal recognise the Black Lives Matter movement by taking a knee prior to the Premier League game at the Etihad on Wednesday.- Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)City's 3-0 win, which followed Aston Villa's 0-0 draw against Sheffield United earlier
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Alshon Jeffery, other ex-South Carolina players want Strom Thurmond Center renamed

[ad_1] Several former South Carolina football stars, including Marcus Lattimore and Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey, are leading a campaign to rename the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center on the school's campus.The former Gamecocks -- who also included Carolina Panthers running back Mike Davis and Shaq Wilson, now on the football staff at the University of Tennessee -- shared the same statement on social media:"To celebrate well known
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Manchester City thrash Arsenal in Premier League’s weird new normal

[ad_1] Even when everything looks and feels different, some things never change. One hundred days after the Premier League was forced to shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, English football returned with an easy Manchester City win against Arsenal and another showcase of David Luiz's ability to mess things up.Nobody was there to see it, though. Just like in Germany, Italy and Spain, the Premier League is back, but
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Sources — Broncos safety Kareem Jackson tests positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Safety Kareem Jackson has become the second known Denver Broncos player to have tested positive for the coronavirus, multiple sources told ESPN.Jackson, who has been in Houston for the offseason, visited a doctor Wednesday morning because of flu-like symptoms, including chills and congestion. Jackson later received the notification of a positive test, has conferred with the Broncos' medical staff and will now isolate, in his home
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Arsenal ratings – David Luiz 1/10 for nightmare outing in loss to Manchester City

[ad_1] 5:26 PM ETNick JuddTransfer writer Arsenal lost their first game of 2020 at a rain-soaked Etihad Stadium, substitute David Luiz enduring a horrendous evening in which he gifted the home side two goals and also received his marching orders.Raheem Sterling capitalized on the Brazilian's first mistake to score his first goal of the year and put City on their way to a comfortable 3-0 home victory, while Kevin De