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Athletics: Anti-doping charges against world 400m champion Naser dismissed

(Reuters) - 400-meter world champion Salwa Eid Naser was exempted from violating anti-doping rules after a World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal dismissed charges of registering four "whereabouts" errors.
The 22-year-old, who won gold at the World Championships in Doha last year, was indicted and...

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Morris uses communication skills to spark Falcons to victory

ATLANTA (AP) - When Raheem Morris started his first game as an interim manager last week, he was trying to make the subpar Atlanta Falcons uncomfortable.
The trick of trying to convince players that nobody's job is safe had its intended effect. The Falcons won 40:23 in Minnesota as the team excel...

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Bill Belichick calls George Kittle 'as good as anybody that I've coached'

Bill Belichick really likes George Kittle.
With the San Francisco 49ers next for his New England Patriots, Belichick praised the 49ers all-pro end on Monday.
"He's as good as anyone I've trained and as good as anyone I've played against," Belichick told reporters on Monday, according to Sacrament...

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Clyde Edwards-Helaire shouldn’t worry about Le’Veon Bell. The rest of the AFC should.

In the days following the Kansas City Chiefs' decision to sign Le'Veon Bell, their coaches were understandably inundated with questions.
How Bell would be used.
What it means to rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire.
Neither head coach Andy Reid nor offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy addressed the issue....

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Aaron Rodgers on Ndamukong Suh: “That goes back a long time”

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Buccaneers defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh have a long history, and today they did it again.
Suh was tagged for beating Rodgers in one game, firing him afterwards, and then the two could be seen exchanging words several times during the game. Afterward, Rodger...

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How to watch UEFA Champions League group stage: Live stream, schedule, start times

The 2020-21 UEFA Champions League group stage kicks off on Tuesday, less than two months after Bayern Munich won the 2019-20 title in Lisbon, Portugal.
Eight games will be available on the opening day of the group stage, all of which can be streamed on CBS All-Access. The group stage of the Champ...

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How Detroit Lions' most durable offensive lineman paved the way for team's huge rushing day

Frank Ragnow could have begged out of Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and no one would have slept.
Ragnow suffered a groin injury while doing the exercises last Wednesday and practiced sparingly for the next two days. Joe Dahl took most of the Detroit Lions first-team reps in the m...

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5 takeaways from the Bills’ 26-17 loss to the Chiefs

The Buffalo Bills were hoping to bounce back on Monday after their first loss of the year to the Kansas City Chiefs last week. Instead, anything but that happened when the Chiefs handed the Bills a 26-17 loss in Week 6.
The Bills offensive didn't bet enough on the scoreboard, but most fingers are...

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Larson reinstated by NASCAR after racial slur

(Reuters) - Kyle Larson, who was suspended from NASCAR and sacked by his team Chip Ganassi Racing for using a racist bow during a live streaming iRacing esports event in April, was reinstated on Monday.
"Kyle Larson has met the requirements set by NASCAR and has taken several voluntary actions to...

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MLS outlines new plan to fight racism and increase Black representation in soccer

Major League Soccer has heard national calls for an end to systemic racism and social injustice as has any other sports organization on this side of the NBA. On Monday, MLS outlined its plans to step up support for the largest civil rights movement in 60 years.
The league's new efforts consist of...

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Offseason Needs: Southeast Division

After the 2019-20 NBA season, the longest in league history, has come to an end, it's time to look to the next year. While it is not known exactly when the 2020-21 campaign will begin, with January appearing to be the earliest possible starting point, the NBA draft is less than a month away (Nove...

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Bush, Board among key injuries in NFL's Week 6

Devin Bush, a sophomore center-back in Pittsburgh, suffered a "major knee injury" on Sunday in Pittsburgh's 38-7 loss to the Browns.
Giants trainer Joe Judge said recipient C.J. Board has moved in limbs after suffering a concussion and neck injury in the team's 20:19 win over Washington.
Bush, wh...

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Andy Dalton, Ezekiel Elliott and Cowboys looked miserable in first full game without Dak Prescott

Andy Dalton wasn't very good. Neither was his offensive line. Or defending the Dallas Cowboys. Also add head coach Mike McCarthy to the list.
No one was as bad as Ezekiel Elliott.
Arizona humiliated Dallas (38-10) on national television Monday night. It was the Cowboys' first full game since quar...

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NFL Power Rankings: Can Bill Belichick and Cam Newton fix the Patriots?

A look at the AFC East rating comes as a shock to the system.
In the past two decades, it was rare to have to scroll down to see the Patriots. But there it is: the Buffalo Bills in first place at 4-2 and then (sit down for this one) the Miami Dolphins in second place ahead of the Patriots. When y...

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Holly Holm back in Top 10

(Paul Rosales / Yahoo Sports)
Below are my 10 choices for the best mixed martial artist (including women) in the world. To understand this, it is helpful to understand what pound for pound means. To me and the way I will vote, if everyone were the same weight and all of their skills and physical ...

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Titans' Mike Vrabel is the genius Detroit Lions thought they had in Matt Patricia

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel is the real genius.
The book is still published through Detroit Lions trainer Matt Patricia.
Remember, the Lions had Vrabel 2018 as a finalist for their position as head coach before hiring Patricia.
The two coaches come from the New England Patriots, where...

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Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer to sell $15 million Virginia mansion

Max Scherzer, who sold a $ 15 million mansion in Virginia, originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington
The ace of the Nationals, Max Scherzer, launched his luxurious Virginia mansion valued at $ 15 million.
The news, first reported by Realtor.com, comes just months after the pitcher bought a Flo...

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Deebo Samuel responds to Aaron Donald not knowing who he is

Deebo Samuel has got off to a good start to his NFL career with 68 passes for 922 yards and four touchdowns in his first 18 games. He's also added 166 yards and three quick touchdowns, giving the 49ers an offensive kick-start.
However, he is not yet a household name. In fact, the best defensive p...

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6 big questions about White Sox offseason answered by Rick Hahn

6 Big Sox Offseason Questions Answered by Rick Hahn originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
Currently, only one thing is on the White Sox's to-do list: hiring a new manager.
Indeed, the roster improvements that we had all assumed would take up most of Rick Hahn's time this winter were brought t...

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Tiger Woods-hosted Hero World Challenge canceled due to COVID

With travel restrictions still in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, another event has dropped off the PGA tour schedule. The tour announced Monday the cancellation of the Hero World Challenge, the event hosted by Tiger Woods, which was scheduled to take place December 3-6 in Albany, Bahamas.
Th...

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Anthony Martial, the down-to-earth kid from the Paris suburbs who became a Man Utd star

Anthony Martial became the world's most expensive teenager when he moved to Manchester United from Monaco in 2015. However, when the striker returns to his native France on Tuesday for the Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain, the residents of his hometown are not talking about an inte...

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Report: Warriors will use Andre Iguodala trade exception for only ‘special opportunity’

Warrior owner Joe Lacob bragged about generating more revenue than the Knicks and Lakers.
Days later, coronavirus rocked the NBA and beyond.
The larger economy recovered. The Golden State season was over. The next season will be affected.
The Warriors' new arena - a huge source of income - doesn'...

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Browns tight end David Njoku reportedly wants a trade; should Patriots pursue him?

Brown's TE David Njoku reportedly wants a deal; should patriots pursue him? originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
* UPDATE (6:54 p.m. ET): David Njoku took to Twitter to disprove his trade inquiry report.
ORIGINAL STORY: The New England Patriots have several roster requirements that are worth ...

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Patrick Mahomes ran circles around Bills defenders, and Andy Reid got big mad at refs

Patrick Mahomes usually does the highlight roles with his spectacular arm.
But the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback is also a next-level playmaker, a lesson frustrated Buffalo Bills defenders learned the hard way Monday.
Mahomes took 5 yards in third place in the red zone in the third quarter and d...

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John Wall plays in Kevin Durant-organized pickup games as NBA return nears

Wall's NBA return is nearing in Durant-organized pickup games that originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington
John Wall has taken another major step toward returning to an NBA court for the first time since December 26, 2018.
On Friday in Los Angeles at the Academy - once known as the Mamba Aca...

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2020 Skate America TV, live stream schedule

NBC Sports and Peacock will jointly broadcast extensive live coverage of Skate America from Las Vegas on Friday and Saturday.
Olympians and national champions Nathan Chen, Bradie Tennell, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue are at the forefront of the first event of the Grand Prix season 16 month...

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Iowa recruit decommits amid racial allegations, $20 million demands from former Black players

A three-star Iowa recruit was withdrawn Monday on Monday on charges of racial discrimination and threats of $ 20 million lawsuit by several former black gamblers.
Cornerback Jordan Oladokun, a three-star recruit from Tampa, Florida, volunteered for the Hawkeyes in April and re-enlisted for them i...

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Doug Pederson's wife hilariously speaks the mind of all Eagles fans

Doug Pederson's wife has the same question as any Eagles fan who originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia
Jeannie Pederson is just as attuned to what Eagles fans think as anyone. Speaking to reporters today, Doug Pederson was asked why he had so much success in his coaching career on Thursd...

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Troy Aikman and Joe Buck perfectly slam flyovers amid COVID-19 pandemic on hot mic

Military jets have been flying over sporting events as part of the national anthem for years.
It's quite a tradition, whether at the Super Bowl or at a random game in a small university town on a Saturday afternoon that fans love and expect more and more over time.
With the COVID-19 pandemic forc...

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49ers injury update: Raheem Mostert likely headed to IR

The 49ers had their offensive weapons intact for a game. Now, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan, if they run back to Raheem Mostert, they will lose for an extended period of time. Center Ben Garland is expected to miss several weeks.
Mostert suffered a severe ankle sprain while defeating the ...

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