Longtime MLB home run king Hank Aaron dies at 86
Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron, the Hall of Fame slugger whose 755 career home runs long stood as baseball’s golden mark, has died. He was 86. “Our family is heartbroken to hear the news of Hank Aaron’s passing,” Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said in a statement on behalf of the Aaron family. “Hank Aaron was an […]
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Philadelphia Eagles hiring Nick Sirianni as head coach
PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles are hiring Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni as their next head coach, executive vice president Howie Roseman told ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio on Thursday. Sirianni, 39, had an extensive interview for the head-coaching job that started Tuesday and reportedly spilled over to the next day. There was a sense in league […]
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Sources: Cleveland Cavaliers look to trade or waive Kevin Porter Jr. after outburst
The Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to trade or waive 2019 first-round pick Kevin Porter Jr., sources confirmed to ESPN. Porter hasn’t played and has largely been away from the team this season for what has been termed personal reasons. He was working his way back and attended his first game Friday night when the Cavs […]
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The Execution of Lisa Montgomery and ‘the Craven Bloodlust of a Failed Administration’
The federal government was willing to risk a superspreader event to kill a victim of sexual torture. At 1:31 AM on Wednesday, Lisa Montgomery was pronounced dead. She was the first woman executed by the federal government in 67 years. “We should recognize Lisa Montgomery’s execution for what it was: the vicious, unlawful, and unnecessary […]
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Philadelphia Eagles change course, fire head coach Doug Pederson after five seasons
PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles fired coach Doug Pederson on Monday, ending a partnership that delivered the first and only Super Bowl title in the city’s history. Pederson was expected to remain as coach despite a 4-11-1 finish this season. But multiple meetings with team owner Jeffrey Lurie over the past week left his boss unconvinced […]
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Hall of Fame Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda dies at 93
The Dodgers announced Friday that Lasorda suffered a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at his home. Pugnacious Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda, who “bled Dodger blue” and skippered Los Angeles to four league pennants and two world titles, died Thursday night, the team announced. He was 93. Lasorda suffered a sudden cardiac arrest at his home […]
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Georgia’s 2021 Season Off to A Great Start
Georgia’s victory over Cincinnati in the Peach Bowl capped off an up and down 2020 season, but at the same time built for a pivotal 2021 season Georgia’s victory over Cincinnati in the Peach Bowl capped off an up and down 2020 season, but at the same time built for a pivotal 2021 season where […]
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Ohio State vs. the world: How the Buckeyes and their fans feed off perceived slights
Don’t look now, but the Ohio State Buckeyes and their fan base are feeling disrespected. They are agitated, irritated and aggravated. They are taking inventory of all the names of those who have attempted to diminish the Buckeyes’ College Football Playoff invite, from sportswriters and Dabo Swinney to sports radio jocks and Dabo Swinney, as […]
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The Wisconsin football team shattered their Duke’s Mayo Bowl trophy by accident
The Wisconsin football team on Wednesday lived the dream of every young football player who has ever played the sport when they went out on the field and beat Wake Forest in the historic Duke’s Mayo Bowl in Charlotte. I’m kidding, of course, because nobody ever dreams of playing in the Duke’s Mayo exhibition game. […]
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