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NFL and MLB to Participate in NYC Pride March for the First Time

The National Football League and Major League Baseball will march for the very first time in New York City’s Pride March on June 24, Outsports reports. The website’s Cyd Zeigler writes that the MLB float will feature around 200 employees, including out former MLB umpire Dale Scott and gay MLB

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NFL and MLB to Participate in NYC Pride March for the First Time

The National Football League and Major League Baseball will march for the very first time in New York City’s Pride March on June 24, Outsports reports. The website’s Cyd Zeigler writes that the MLB float will feature around 200 employees, including out former MLB umpire Dale Scott and gay MLB

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Knicks Fire Coach Jeff Hornacek After Two 50-Loss Seasons

Jeff Hornacek has been fired as New York Knicks coach, ending his reign after two consecutive 50-loss seasons. ESPN reported Knicks President Steve Mills and General Manager Scott Perry informed Hornacek of his firing early Thursday morning when he ret…

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How the NBA Finally Learned to Start Taking Mental Health Seriously

In a little more than a month, a sea change has taken place in the NBA—and it all started with an unexpected and innocuous tweet. On February 17, DeMar DeRozan, the Toronto Raptors All-Star guard, took to Twitter and wrote, “This depression get the bes…

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How the NBA Finally Learned to Start Taking Mental Health Seriously

In a little more than a month, a sea change has taken place in the NBA—and it all started with an unexpected and innocuous tweet. On February 17, DeMar DeRozan, the Toronto Raptors All-Star guard, took to Twitter and wrote, “This depression get the bes…

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The Baseball Establishment Shafts Marvin Miller Again

Every major league baseball player should take a knee to protest the exclusion of Marvin Miller, who freed players from indentured servitude, from the Hall of Fame. Earlier this month, the Hall’s Modern Baseball Era Committee rejected Miller—the first executive director of the Major League Baseball

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Yankees to Acquire MVP Stanton From the Marlins

The New York Yankees are set to acquire 2017 National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins, according to multiple news reports. A source cited by ESPN on Saturday said Yankees infielder Starlin Castro would join the Marlins as part of th…

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Rafael Palmeiro, 53, Has ‘No Doubt’ He’ll Make MLB Comeback

Rafael Palmeiro has “no doubt” that he will make a Major League Baseball comeback 12 years after retiring amid a suspension for alleged steroid use. According to ESPN, the 53-year-old former star slugger contends to this day that he never used banned s…

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NBA’s Golden State Warriors Spied On Fans Via Smartphone App, Lawsuit Alleges

The Golden State Warriors are facing a tough showdown—not on the basketball court, but in a U.S. district court, where a judge has ordered the team to trial over its smartphone app, which allegedly recorded fans’ conversations. The Warriors’ app bills itself as a way for fans to keep track of

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Red Sox Hall of Fame Second Baseman Bobby Doerr Dead at 99

Boston Red Sox Hall-of-Fame second baseman Bobby Doerr died Monday at age 99, the team announced. Dubbed the team’s “Silent Captain” by longtime friend and teammate Ted Williams, Doerr was the oldest living Major Leaguer at the time of his passing. “Bobby Doerr was part of an era of baseball giants

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Report: Jerry Jones and Bob Kraft to Turn Over Email Records for Kaepernick Collusion Case

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair are reportedly among the NFL team owners who will have to turn over cell-phone and email records as part of free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s collusion case against the league. ESPN&

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Los Angeles Dodgers v. Houston Astros: How To Watch Game 6 of 2017 World Series

This year’s World Series has been a rollercoaster of emotions. Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros fans alike have had their fair share of gut-wrenching moments. Last night’s Game 6 was no different. Entering the evening 3–2, Houston thought they could swiftly end the series and take home

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Astros’ Yuli Gurriel Suspended After Racial Gesture

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel was suspended for the first five games of the 2018 Major League Baseball season, commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Saturday, after the first baseman made a racial gesture toward Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher …

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Houston Texans NFL Owner on Kneeling: ‘We Can’t Have the Inmates Running the Prison’

During a closed-door meeting among NFL team owners and executives, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair made a stunningly inappropriate analogy about allowing players to kneel during the national anthem. “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” said McNair, a multimillion-dollar Trump campaign

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The Man Who Created Yankees’ Murderers’ Row

Edward Grant Barrow, born in a covered wagon, helped invent modern sports by building the Yankee baseball dynasty, making their famed Murderers’ Row truly murderous, and starting every game with the national anthem. This Yankee executive who pioneered the modern mix of capitalism and patriotism,

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The Man Who Created Yankees’ Murderers’ Row

Edward Grant Barrow, born in a covered wagon, helped invent modern sports by building the Yankee baseball dynasty, making their famed Murderers’ Row truly murderous, and starting every game with the national anthem. This Yankee executive who pioneered the modern mix of capitalism and patriotism,

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