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NHL commissioner says season may not be completed

UNDATED (AP) _ NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has raised the possibility of not being able to complete the regular season. During an interview on NBCSN, hestressed that all options remain on the table. Bettman said the league is hoping to have a clearer picture of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the next few […]

Bjork Gives Weekly Update on Texas A&M Athletics

Texas A&M Athletics Director Ross Bjork joined the media via Zoom Tuesday to give an update on the athletics program, as well as address rumors of a uniform change for Aggie Football. Listen to “Texas A&M AD Ross Bjork Gives Weekly Update on State of Aggie Athletics” on Spreaker.

Former Texas A&M Standouts Miller, Lechler Named to NFL’s 2010s All-Decade Team

Football legends and Texas A&M Athletics Hall of Fame members Von Miller and Shane Lechler were named to the NFL’s 2010s All-Decade Team, which was released today by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Miller was selected at linebacker where he was one of the team’s eight unanimous picks, while Lechler was […]

NBA bans draft workouts

UNDATED (AP) – The NBA has told teams that they may not conduct or attend any workouts with draft-eligible players during the league’s coronavirus hiatus, a major change from typical procedures. Teams also are being prohibited “from watching, requesting, or sharing any video (live or recorded) of a draft-eligible player or prospective early entry player […]

NFL Draft Set To Go Virtual

The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. The draft originally was scheduled to be held in Las Vegas, but the NFL canceled all public events last month as a safeguard against the coronavirus. In a memo sent to the 32 teams and obtained by The […]

Beloved Detroit Tigers star Al Kaline dies at 85

Baseball Fall of Fame player Al Kaline, who played his entire 22-season major league career with the Detroit Tigers, has died. Kaline became the youngest player to win the American League batting title in 1955 and was a 15-time All-Star. Known as “Mr. Tiger,” Kaline also won 10 Gold Gloves and after his playing career […]

Ex-NFL kicker, Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73

By BRETT MARTEL Former NFL kicker Tom Dempsey has died at 73 from what his family described as complications from the new coronavirus. Dempsey was known for being the first to hit a field goal from 63 yards and for succeeding in pro sports despite being born without toes on the right foot with which […]

Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84

By STEPHEN WHYNO Bobby Mitchell, the speedy Hall of Famer who became the Washington Redskins’ first black player, has died. He was 84. The Pro Football Hall of Fame said Sunday night that Mitchell’s family said he died in the afternoon but didn’t provide other details. After starring in football and track at Illinois, Mitchell […]

Texas hires Schaefer from Mississippi State

By JIM VERTUNO Texas moved quickly to hire a new women’s basketball coach and snagged Vic Schaefer away from powerhouse Mississippi State. Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte announced the move Sunday by tweeting a picture of himself with Schaefer and his family holding up the “Hook’em Horns” hand signal. he move comes just two […]

SEC releases statement on athletics activities

The Southeastern Conference today announced that all in-person athletics activities, including team and individual practices, meetings and other organized gatherings, whether voluntary or required, as well as camps and coaches clinics, will be suspended through at least May 31, based on public health advisories related to continuing developments associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19). The SEC […]

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