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Dustin Johnson Wins 2020 Masters, Breaking Course Record

Dustin Johnson Wins 2020 Masters, Breaking Course Record

The world’s No. 1 ranked golfer, Dustin Johnson made history on Sunday and took home his first green jacket with an Augusta course-record 20-under par at The Masters. The 36-year-old led the tournament after 36 holes and separated himself from the pack by turning in his second round of 65 (seven under par) on the […]

Ivy League Cancels Entire Winter Sports Season And Delays Spring Play

Ivy League Cancels Entire Winter Sports Season And Delays Spring Play

With coronavirus cases in the United States reaching an all-time high this week, the Ivy League announced Thursday that it is shutting down its entire 2020-21 winter sports season. The league wrote in a statement posted to Twitter: “With the health and well-being of student-athletes and the greater campus community in mind, The Ivy League Presidents […]

Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman And Chicago White Sox Jose Abreu Win MLB VIP Awards

Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman And Chicago White Sox Jose Abreu Win MLB VIP Awards

On Thursday, Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman won the NL MVP award, along with Chicago White Sox slugger José Abreu who earned the AL MVP. Freeman got 28 of the 30 first-place ballots in voting by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts got the other two firsts to […]

Oklahoma City Thunder Promote Assistant Coach Mark Daigneault To Head Coach

Oklahoma City Thunder Promote Assistant Coach Mark Daigneault To Head Coach

The Oklahoma City Thunder has promoted assistant coach Mark Daigneault to be the team’s next head coach. Daigneault joined Billy Donovan’s staff as an assistant coach ahead of the 2019-20 NBA season. Prior to joining the NBA’s Thunder, Daigneault spent five seasons as head coach of the Thunder’s G League affiliate, the Oklahoma City Blue. […]

San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan Steps Away From Assistant Coaching Position

San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan Steps Away From Assistant Coaching Position

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan is stepping away from coaching after spending last season as an assistant coach with his former team. The 44-year-old Hall of Famer will continue to provide player development guidance as he did after he retired following the 2015-16 season.  Duncan earned 15 selections each to the All-NBA, All-Defensive and […]

Pittsburgh Steelers Add QB Ben Roethlisberger And 3 Other Players To COVID-19 List

Pittsburgh Steelers Add QB Ben Roethlisberger And 3 Other Players To COVID-19 List

On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers added veteran quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and three other player to the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list. Offensive lineman Jerald Hawkins, running back Jaylen Samuels and linebacker Vince Williams were also added to the list. Each player will be isolated for five days and will not be allowed to attend meetings or practice […]

UFC 256: Amanda Nunes Withdraws From Match Against Megan Anderson Due To Injury

UFC 256: Amanda Nunes Withdraws From Match Against Megan Anderson Due To Injury

UFC featherweight champion Amanda Nunes has been forced to withdraw from her planned UFC 256 title defense on December 12th due to injury.   Nunes is unbeaten in her last 11 fights, stretching back to a 2014 loss to Cat Zingano. Over that time, she’s picked up wins over Ronda Rousey, Cris Cyborg, Holly Holm, […]

Milwaukee Bucks’ Sterling Brown Agrees To $750K Lawsuit Settlement

Milwaukee Bucks’ Sterling Brown Agrees To $750K Lawsuit Settlement

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown has reached a $750,000 settlement agreement in his civil rights lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee, nearly three years after his run-in with police officers. On Jan. 26, 2018, Brown alleged that Milwaukee officers targeted him outside a Walgreens store because he is black. They used a stun gun when […]

QB Patrick Mahomes And The Kansas City Chiefs Take Win Over Carolina Panthers 33-31

QB Patrick Mahomes And The Kansas City Chiefs Take Win Over Carolina Panthers 33-31

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs held on for a 33-31 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, after kicker Joey Slye missed a 67-yard field goal on the final play. The Chiefs took a 33-24 lead after Mahomes threw a 2-yard touchdown with under eight minutes left in the game. […]

Chase Elliott Wins The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Championship At Phoenix

Chase Elliott Wins The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Championship At Phoenix

Chase Elliott won the NASCAR Cup Series Championship during Sunday’s title race at Phoenix Raceway, winning his first Cup Series title over Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin. 24-year-old passed Logano for the race win and the championship. Elliott led 153 laps, the most of any driver. The championship is Elliott’s first and will […]