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Eight Ole Miss basketball players kneel during national anthem

sshepard/iStock(OXFORD, Miss.) — Eight members of the Ole Miss men’s basketball team took a knee during the national anthem before the team’s game against Georgia on Saturday.As the two teams lined up on the court and the anthem began, six Rebels players knelt. Two more players dropped to one knee as the final line of…read more »

Kyler Murray reaffirms commitment to playing football

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NORMAN, Okla.) — Former Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray is committed to pursuing a career in the NFL over Major League Baseball, he said on Saturday.Murray was honored during the first half of the Sooners’ basketball game against Texas on Saturday.”For me, it was something I’ve known for a…read more »

Phillies owner in Las Vegas to meet with free agent Bryce Harper

Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(LAS VEGAS) — Philadelphia Phillies owner John Middleton was in Las Vegas on Friday night to meet with free agent outfielder Bryce Harper, sources told ESPN.The two sides were not expected to reach a contract agreement during the meeting. But the Phillies have been considered one of the most…read more »

Scoreboard roundup – 2/22/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUEBoston 6, Northeastern University 0 (7 Innings)Philadelphia 3, Tampa Bay 2Detroit 12, Southeastern University 2 AMERICAN LEAGUESeattle 8, Oakland 1NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONChicago 110, Orlando 109Toronto 120, San Antonio 117Charlotte 123, Washington 110Indiana 126, New Orleans 111Minnesota 115, N-Y Knicks 104Detroit 125, Atlanta 122L.A. Clippers…read more »

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw shut down over arm issue

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(GLENDALE, Ariz.) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have shut down ace Clayton Kershaw indefinitely after he reportedly didn’t feel right during an early throwing session.Kershaw didn’t elaborate on the issue following the team’s Friday workout. He did say that he expects to be kept off the mound for only…read more »

Major League Baseball announces plan to implement pitch clock during Spring Training

poetic_disorder/iStock(NEW YORK) — Major League Baseball has announced that it will implement a pitch timer during Spring Training games, with the potential for that mechanism to be used in regular season games as well.According to a news release, the 20-second clock will be implemented in three stages. Initially, the timer will be used without enforcement…read more »

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim will coach team on Saturday

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim will return to the sideline on Saturday for his team’s game against Duke, three days after he was involved in a fatal traffic accident.University athletic director John Wildhack announced the news Friday.”The Jimenez family has suffered a tremendous loss,” he…read more »

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