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Serena Williams Drops Out of French Open Due to Muscle Injury

Due to a muscle injury, Serena Williams will have to pull out of her fourth-round match against Maria Sharapoca. On Monday (June 4), Williams announced she will be dropping out of her French Open after suffering a pectoral muscle injury. That injury, unfortunately, has disabled her ability to serve forcing …

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The NFL Will Fine Teams If Players Kneel During Anthem: “All League and Team Personnel Shall Stand and Show Respect for the Flag and the Anthem”

-blogged by @theRealAlexisDanielle Two years ago, former 49ers Quarterback, Colin Kaepernick,  started a wave of protests against police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem at a football game. Now, as the 2018 season nears its launch, NFL owners have created ruling to dead the action. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Tuesday, league …

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Carolina Panthers To Be Sold For $2.2 Billion

  The Carolina Panthers will be sold for a record-breaking $2.2 billion to billionaire hedge fund owner, David A. Tepper.  According to the NY Times, the sale price was confirmed by two people with knowledge of the deal.   Though it still has to be approved by at least three-quarters …

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U.S. Supreme Court Lifts Federal Ban On Sports Gambling

On Monday (May 14), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal ban on sports gambling is unconstitutional in its New Jersey case. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This 25-year-old federal law prohibited sports betting on college and professional sports outside of Nevada. The case known as Murphy v. NCAA was ruled 7-2 …

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Point Guard Grad: George Hill Skips Cavs Practice To Graduate From College: “Not Even The NBA Eastern Conference Finals Could’ve Kept Me From Enjoying This Moment”

On Saturday, as the Cleveland Cavaliers prepared to take on the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, #GeorgeHill was excused to graduate from college. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The 32-year-old point guard joined his IUPUI classmates for the school’s graduation ceremonies in Indianapolis, where he was one of …

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Charles Barkley Apologizes For Draymond Green Comments After Green and His Mother Call Him Out: “What I Said Was Inappropriate. I Would Never Punch an NBA Player”

On Tuesday, during the Golden State Warriors’ Game 2 telecast on TNT, Charles Barkley made a few comments about the Warriors’ Draymond Green as the broadcast crew watched highlights of the boisterous forward’s confrontation with Pelicans’ Rajon Rondo. “I just want somebody to punch him in the face,” Barkley said …

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Tristan Thompson Breaks His Social Media Silence To Highlight Cavs’ Game 7 Win After Big, First Start Of The Series

After Sunday’s Game 7 win over the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, #TristanThompson took to Instagram for the first time since his cheating scandal to highlight the Cleveland Cavaliers’ success.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “WHAT AN ATMOSPHERE IN THE Q!! GREAT WIN #OnToTheNextOne,” Tristan wrote underneath a …

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Amazon Renews NFL Streaming Deal Worth $130 Million

blogged by: @DexOcean On Thursday, Amazon and the NFL announced a deal that will allow the online company to stream Thursday Night Football games for the next two seasons. According to ESPN.com, the two-year deal is worth roughly $130 million, which means Amazon will be paying about $65 million per …

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NFL Draft Top 3, Hit or Miss?

  Blogged by: @DexOcean & @rich_boy18 With the number one pick in the 2018 NFL draft, the Cleveland Browns selected Baker Mayfield from the University of Oklahoma. The Browns desperately needed a QB and with Mayfield’s history as the most accurate passing quarterback in the draft that can run when needed, it’s safe …

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