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Report: Redskins’ minority owners looking to sell shares in team

33ft/iStockBy JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The minority owners of the Washington Redskins are reportedly looking to get rid of their shares in the NFL team.The Washington Post reports Robert Rothman, Dwight Schar and Frederick W. Smith have enlisted the help of an investment banking firm  to search for possible buyers.The three businessmen,…read more »

NHL, NHLPA finalize protocols for season to resume in Edmonton and Toronto

francisblack/iStockBy ABC News (NEW YORK) — The NHL and NHLPA have finalized the protocols for the season to resume this summer in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told ESPN.As of Sunday night, the sides still were finalizing the details of a memorandum of understanding for a collective bargaining agreement extension.The Phase…read more »

Washington Redskins to undergo ‘thorough review’ of team name

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN ImagesBy LAUREN LANTRY, ABC News(ASHBURN, Va.) — The Washington Redskins, the NFL football team representing the nation’s capital, announced Friday it would begin a “thorough review” of its controversial name that Native Americans have long objected to as racially offensive.In a statement the team said the decision was made “in light…read more »

Washington Redskins, under pressure from corporate sponsors, reviewing name

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN ImagesBy LAUREN LANTRY, ABC News(ASHBURN, Va.) — The Washington Redskins announced Friday that the NFL football team will be “undergoing a thorough review of the team name” that Native Americans have long objected to as racially offensive.In a statement, the team said the review “formalizes the initial discussions the team has…read more »

MLB spring training begins with changes amid pandemic

cmannphoto/iStockBy ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — Major League Baseball is back as the league’s summer camp has officially kicked off.With baseball’s return amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the league is establishing several changes to player conduct and protocol to maintain and monitor the health and safety of the athletes.Watch the full report from ABC’s Good Morning America:…read more »

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