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Hawks approved to turn State Farm Arena into huge voting station for upcoming elections

[ad_1] The Fulton County Registration and Elections Board approved a plan by the Atlanta Hawks to transform State Farm Arena into a massive polling station for Georgia's primary runoff election on Aug. 11, as well as early voting for the general election scheduled for Nov. 3.The idea was hatched during the weekend following the killing of George Floyd, when the focal point of protesters in Atlanta was just outside the
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NFLPA’s DeMaurice Smith calls CBA player gains ‘huge’

[ad_1] DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association, understands that there are doubters about the deal that players got in the latest collective bargaining agreement, but he feels that the gains are "huge."Players narrowly voted 1,019-959 to approve the proposed CBA, which will expand the season to 17 games and ensures labor peace through the 2030 season."Vote is close because you had a group of people who
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The pressures of the LCS can take huge tolls on its players

[ad_1] The first time I covered the League of Legends Championship Series, I almost didn't make it to the arena.It was early January 2016, a few weeks after I was hired by ESPN to cover esports full-time. Although I had been writing about competitive gaming for years, it was always from the comfort of my own home. I'd watch matches and dissect the storylines from my bedroom. If I wanted
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The huge task facing Ferrari in 2020

[ad_1] On paper, Ferrari has everything a Formula One team needs to succeed: huge resources, an in-house engine supply and a rich history capable of luring the most talented individuals in the sport onto its payroll. Yet for the past 11 years, those ingredients have failed to yield a title success.You have to rewind the clock to 2008 to uncover the last constructors' championship victory and 2007 for the last
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MLB hits Astros with huge penalties, Houston fires Hinch, Luhnow — Answering all the questions

[ad_1] Major League Baseball announced punishment for the Houston Astros, including one-year suspensions for GM Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch, loss of draft picks in 2020 and 2021, and a $5 million fine, after an MLB investigation found the team used technology to cheat during its World Series-winning 2017 season. Luhnow and Hinch were subsequently fired by Astros owner Jim Crane.ESPN.com's Bradford Doolittle, Jeff Passan and David Schoenfield break
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Clutch D, Dalvin Cook give huge boost to Vikings’ playoff prospects – Minnesota Vikings Blog

[ad_1] DALLAS -- Week 10 afforded a proving ground for the Minnesota Vikings, who entered and exited AT&T Stadium holding on to the No. 6 seed in the NFC playoff picture after capturing a 28-24 win against the Dallas Cowboys.For the Vikings (7-3), it was a huge win at a critical point of the season, and they succeeded at what had failed them previously. Minnesota beat a good team (Dallas,
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Rams’ Cooper Kupp has huge first half with trick-play TD

[ad_1] 2:21 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTrickeration alert: Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff handed off to receiver Cooper Kupp, who passed the ball to receiver Robert Woods, who then decided a double-reverse wasn't enough, and flicked it back to Goff -- who then launched a deep pass downfield
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LAFC have smashed MLS records in year two but one huge goal remains incomplete: beat the LA Galaxy

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES - Five years ago this week, in the first official statement from Los Angeles' newly-awarded Major League Soccer franchise, Henry Nguyen, the club's managing partner at the time, laid out a vision for something no team in the league had become."We believe this team can become one of the most outstanding clubs in [MLS] and a globally recognized brand," said Nguyen.Considering the league had just folded Chivas
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Michigan State’s pass defense faces huge test in Ohio State, Justin Fields

[ad_1] As if it weren't already difficult enough to play at Ohio State, in the Horseshoe, Michigan State is going to have to do it at night in what the Buckeyes are deeming a black-out for their fans.The atmosphere is going to be electric in a ranked matchup featuring No. 4 Ohio State and No. 25 Michigan State, with the Spartans a 20-point underdog. If MSU is going to have
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Week 2 NFL takeaways – Huge days for Patriots, 49ers, Cowboys

[ad_1] 6:30 PM ETNFL NationESPN New England and San Francisco each put up 40-plus points on their way to 2-0 starts. Lamar Jackson had another huge game to keep Baltimore undefeated. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Jacksonville were among the teams that stumbled again and dropped to 0-2.NFL Nation reporters give you what you need to know for every Week 2 game:Jump to a matchup:KC-OAK | NO-LAR | CHI-DENMIN-GB | IND-TEN