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Goodell: NFL 'wrong' not to listen to its players - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell admitted Friday that the league was wrong not to listen to its players earlier concerning racism, systematic oppression and police brutality, and he pledged to do better in the future.

NBPA approves 22-team format to finish season - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
National Basketball Players Association representatives approved the NBA's 22-team format to complete the 2019-20 season, the NBPA announced Friday.

Utah suspends DC Scalley for texting racial slur - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Utah has suspended defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley for using a racial slur in a text message in 2013, and has launched an external investigation into Scalley.

MLB players slam teams for 'depriving America' - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
MLB players accused teams of "depriving America of baseball games" as part of a money fight set off by the coronavirus pandemic.

Iron worker dies after fall from SoFi Stadium roof - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Construction at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, has been shut down after the contractor said an iron worker fell from the roof and died Friday. The stadium will be the new home of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers and is set to open in August.

MJ, Jordan Brand pledge $100M to communities - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand are pledging $100 million over the next 10 years to nationwide organizations "dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice and greater access to education."

MLB could lose a season over relative peanuts -- and we have the numbers - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Baseball's owners and players don't seem any closer to starting the 2020 season, so we took a crack at solving their biggest problem -- the money.

How other Saints leaders spoke up after Drew Brees became center of turmoil - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Other team leaders went to work Thursday to guide the Saints through a difficult situation after Drew Brees spoke out against protesting during the national anthem.

The NBA is back, and here's what we can't wait to watch - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Here's our guide to all 22 teams in Orlando and what we're most excited to see when basketball tips off again.

Inside the disagreements and compromises that brought the NBA back - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
It took nearly three months of debate and ultimately trust to set up this plan. Here's how it came together.

Why Amanda Nunes' next challenge will be her biggest ever - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
UFC featherweight champion Amanda Nunes has made a career out of breaking barriers and making history. In September she'll do it again, becoming the first wife in UFC history of a woman giving birth.

UFC 250 viewers guide: Nunes ready to reinforce GOAT status - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Before Nunes defends one of her two titles, it will be the bantamweights who own the show.

MLS may have won CBA negotiations, but damage to relationship with players is 'irreparable' - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
"It was just all kind of jammed down our throats," one player said of the union's CBA negotiations with MLS. "Accept or get locked out."

Which college could build the best NFL lineup: Alabama, Ohio State or LSU? - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Few college programs produce enough talent to field a full NFL starting 22, but these three can. Which is best? It could come down to the top QB.

Dear college football coaches, here's how you can really make change - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Statements about equality in June are easy. Making long-lasting, tangible change is hard. Here's how the game's top coaches can turn their words into action.

FSU's Leonard Hamilton -- We've made progress, but George Floyd, protests show we must keep fighting - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Florida State men's basketball coach Leonard Hamilton, who grew up in segregation in the south, reflects on the events of the past week -- and the way forward.

What we know and don't know about the NBA's return to play - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
How exactly will the NBA's plans for Orlando work? What's next? We answer the big questions.

The next Pete Alonso? MLB star comparisons for top 2020 draft prospects - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
With the 2020 MLB draft fast approaching, we match up elite prospects from this year's group with the most similar current big leaguers.

Chipper Jones just looked like someone who was going to be special - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
His first manager Bobby Cox knew it the first time he met Chipper Jones. "Sometimes you can just tell by a guy's face,'' Cox said. "Great face.'' What came next was a Hall of Fame career.

Oklahoma State given 1-year NCAA tourney ban - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
The NCAA Committee on Infractions on Friday placed Oklahoma State's men's basketball program on three years of probation and banned the Cowboys from playing in postseason tournaments next season.

Memorial first PGA Tour event OK'd to allow fans - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
This will be the first PGA Tour event to allow spectators since the coronavirus shutdown.

Falcons' Ryan on his aid: 'I see my city hurting' - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is donating $500,000 toward a GoFundMe fundraiser.

Biggest misses of the NFL offseason: Packers pass on WRs, Lions still need pass-rushers - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Wait, the Lions didn't add a pass-rusher? The Packers passed on every WR in a loaded draft class? Here are the moves that should have happened ... but didn't.

Say hello again to the PGA Tour's next generation of stars - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Viktor Hovland, Matthew Wolff and Collin Morikawa were making names for themselves before golf was shut down. As the sport returns, get used to hearing from these 20-somethings all over again.

Man City's appeal of UEFA ban: What's at stake for City and Financial Fair Play - Fri, 5 Jun 2020
Starting Monday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport will hear Man City's appeal against a two-year ban from UEFA competitions. Here's what it means.