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Quinn Ewers’ high school coach releases statement on decision to enroll at Ohio State year early

One of the highest rated quarterback recruits of all time will be arriving in the state of Ohio a year earlier than expected. Southlake Carroll High School, Texas five-star talent Quinn Ewers released a statement Monday confirming his intention to skip his senior year of high school and enroll as...

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Canadian Pamela Ware botches dive in spectacular fashion

Pamela Ware's podium dreams were crushed in the blink of an eye. (Photo via @ EmilyBenammar / Twitter)
The Olympic Games are a collection of events with Hercules athletes who can run faster, jump higher and throw farther than humanly possible.
But Canadian diver Pamela Ware just reminded us that ...

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Sydney McLaughlin Gets Big Congrats from Aaron Rodgers After World Record Finish

Sydney McLaughlin receives big congratulations from Aaron Rodgers after World Record Finish originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
The world was watching Sydney McLaughlin as she completed her record-breaking finish in the women's 400-meter hurdles at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, including a...

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Should Nick Saban get paid more? Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin says he deserves 'way more'

Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin appeared on the Dan Patrick Show in a broad interview Tuesday morning.
One of the topics Kiffin discussed with Dan Patrick was Alabama soccer head coach Nick Saban.
Kiffin was the offensive coordinator in Alabama under Saban from 2014-16.
Patrick asked Kiffin, ...

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Why Anna Cockrell Was Disqualified From Women's 400m Hurdles Final

Why Anna Cockrell Was Disqualified from the Women's 400m Hurdles Final originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest
Anna Cockrell was disqualified for the women's 400 meter hurdles final at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday evening.
While Cockrell did not appear to commit any violations during the rac...

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USA takes home gold and silver in women's 400m hurdles

At only 21 years old, the American Sydney McLaughlin is the youngest person to ever receive a medal at this event.

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Katie Lou Samuelson breaks silence on Olympic disappointment

Team USA's Katie Lou Samuelson reveals the disappointment, heartache and mental health issues she suffered after being forced to skip the Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19. Samuelson's 3x3 teammates made history and won the gold medal in Tokyo.

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Olympics-Fencing-US fencer Imboden says X mark on hand was protest against Olympic charter rule

From Sakura Murakami
TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) - U.S. fencer and bronze medalist Race Imboden said an X mark drawn on the back of his hand during the Tokyo 2020 awards ceremony is protesting a ban on political gestures on Olympic podiums.
"Some of the athletes communicated and chose this symbol to s...

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Olympics-Sprint queen Thompson-Herah blocked on Instagram over TV rights

By Karolos Grohmann
TOKYO (Reuters) - Not even the fastest woman in the world can overtake the rights holders of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Jamaican sprinter defended her Olympic title at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro over the two distances in Tokyo, winning four Olympic gold medals ...

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Sorry, America: China's leading the real Olympic medal count

TOKYO - China is kicking the United States in the tail at these Olympics, though you wouldn't know if you just scan the medal tables on the American media.
In an unexplained but (apparently) nationally accepted counting method, Americans count placements not by the country that wins the most gold...

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Davion Mitchell with a deep 3 vs the Golden State Warriors

Davion Mitchell (Sacramento Kings) with a deep 3 against the Golden State Warriors, 8/3/2021

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Betting: MAC Football Preview

Pamela Maldonado gives an outlook on MAC football for the 2021 season, including the teams she believes are over- and undervalued.

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Bizarre ‘catcher’s balk’ call costs Giants run vs. D-backs

Bizarre "Catcher's Balk" call costs Giants Run vs. D-Backs, which originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
You never know exactly what you will see in the ballpark. Sometimes you will see something that you had no idea even existed.
That was the case in the second inning on Tuesday at Chase Fiel...

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Can college save the gymnastics star?

TOKYO - Simone Biles said she wouldn't do anything differently. She was fine until she was unwell. She was in control of everything until everything was in control of her. Your struggle with the so-called "twisties" can come at any time and for any reason.
"People said it was stressful, but I hon...

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Albert Belle is the best chess player Craig Carton has ever faced and here's why | Carton & Roberts

Craig Carton explains to Evan Roberts why former Cleveland Indian power hitter Albert Belle is the best person he has ever played in chess and how the two came to play together. See more on Carton & Roberts: https://sny.tv/shows/wfan-carton-and-roberts-sny-tv-simulcast About Carton & Roberts: Cra...

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Penny Oleksiak throws shade at teacher who told her to stop swimming

Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak is seen during the women's 200m freestyle final. (Photo by Sergei Bobylev \ TASS via Getty Images)
There is one high school teacher in Canada who is probably watching the Olympics and feeling like he is screwed up in the moment.
I'm saying this because Canada's bes...

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What is going on with the Raiders? Third player retires in camp, second exec resigns

The Las Vegas Raiders are bringing a dose of their trademarked madman to a third hometown.
Over the past week, the number of Raiders players who are retiring has increased to three. Running back Theo Riddick was the first to leave last week, followed by linebacker James Onwualu, who retired on Mo...

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Olympics-Soccer-Swedes, Canada ask for women's gold-medal match to be moved

By Philip O'Connor
TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) - Sweden and Canada have asked Olympic organizers to postpone what is likely to be the hotly contested women's gold medal game on Friday at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium to avoid the sweltering heat of the Japanese summer.
Temperatures along the track in the ...

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Georgia Tech recruit decommits following visit to Georgia

The Georgia Bulldogs could fight for the offensive lineman class of 2022 Griffin Scroggs again. Scroggs, who is the Guardian of Grayson High School, is listed as a three-star nominee.
Scroggs stands at 6-foot-4 and weighs 315 pounds. He was previously involved with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets...

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Watch: Sam Darnold reacts to Panthers cutting J.T. Ibe after hit on Keith Kirkwood

Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule warned his players of excessive aggression during their Saturday night practice session at Gibbs Stadium. At least one player did not receive the message.
Security J.T. Ibe was kicked out of today's training camp because he hit wide receiver Keith Kirkwood in th...

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NBA Twitter reacts to Steph Curry's massive Warriors contract

NBA Twitter is responding to Steph's massive contract renewal, which originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Steph Curry didn't surprise Warriors fans when he agreed to a four-year contract extension valued at up to $ 215 million on Tuesday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski said. Still, there was a lo...

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Yahoo Fantasy Plus is now available for the 2021 football season

We love all fantasy sports, but it's hard to say which of them is the most popular. Football is king. And because it's king, we've worked hard to maximize your experience for the upcoming NFL season.
Yahoo Fantasy Plus is a subscription service that enhances the fantasy experience by providing a ...

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Fantasy Football 2021 Draft Kit: Rankings, expert advice, and more

Fantasy football draft season is finally here, and to prepare you for building these championship teams, we're proud to present our full-featured draft kit for 2021!
We've rounded up all of the advice from our award-winning group of fantasy analysts so you don't have to worry about being ready wh...

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2021 NFL Preview: Tom Brady did the impossible for Buccaneers, and will try to do it again

Yahoo Sports is previewing all 32 teams as we prepare for the NFL season, counting down teams one per day of the week in reverse order of our initial 2021 power rankings. # 1 will be unveiled on August 4th, the day before the Hall of Fame game.
(Yahoo Sports graphic by Amber Matsumoto)
For the fi...

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Why George Kittle and other 49ers could drop in fantasy rankings

In the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast, Yahoo Fantasy’s Andy Behrens and Dalton make sense that the San Francisco 49ers will be given options with the possible transition to rookie quarterback Trey Lance. Subscribe to the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you...

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Manny Pacquiao previews Errol Spence Jr. bout

Eight division champion Manny Pacquiao shares his thoughts on his upcoming title fight with welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. and explains why he chose such a tough opponent.

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Simone Biles returns to the beam and the medal podium, KD leads Team USA past Spain, and Athing Mu blows away the competition in the 800M | What You Missed

A packed Tuesday in Japan resulted in too much action for Team USA. Simone Biles returned to the competition in the final of the balance beam event and won bronze, Kevin Durant raced the Americans past the Spaniards, Athing Mu cruised to the first American gold in the women's 800m in over 50 year...

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Dana White questions Nicco Montano’s UFC future: ‘This might not be the sport for her’

Nicco Montano has struggled making it into the UFC cage in recent years, which leaves boss Dana White unsure of her future.
The first female flyweight champion in ascension history, Montano (4-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has only competed once since winning the title in December 2017, and it was a loss for J...

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Why Olympic testosterone debate remains a tricky balance of fairness vs. inclusion

Shortly after they raced across the finish line in Tokyo on Tuesday evening, the three fastest women in the world wrapped themselves in their country's flags and posed for television cameras.
The women in the Jamaican and American flags had trained for this moment for years. The one with the Nami...

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Here's why the Giants had a full team brawl on Tuesday | SNY NFL Insider

SNY NFL insider Ralph Vacchiano was in practice with the New York Giants on Tuesday when a huge, full-team brawl broke out on the field, with quarterback Daniel Jones at the end of the pile. Ralph reveals what happened and talks about head coach Joe Judge's violent reaction.

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