Nets

Kevin Durant’s Ultimatum Shows Nets The Price Of Playing The Superstar Game

With Kevin Durant’s trade request, the Brooklyn Nets are now realizing the consequences of a superstar team – and it could potentially change how the league operates with its own team-building strategies.

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From Joe Burrow To Dick’s Sporting Goods, Athletic Icons Weigh In On Roe V. Wade Decision

With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, hundreds of athletes have taken to their platforms to voice their support of legal abortions, while wondering how the future of sports could be impacted by the reversal. Meanwhile, sports companies have taken significant steps to help assist their employees during an uncertain time in health care.

Commanders

Commanders Owner Dan Snyder Declines To Appear Before Congress

In a four-page letter obtained by Axios, Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder has informed the House Oversight and Reform Committee that he will not be attending the June 22 hearing on workplace misconduct in the NFL due to him being out of the country.

Thanks To San Francisco Giants’ Alyssa Nikken, Women Coaching In MLB Is More Possible Than Ever

On April 12, San Francisco Giants’ first base coach Antoan Richardson was ejected from the game. In his place step assistant coach Alyssa Nikken, who became the first woman to coach in a Major League Baseball game. The historic achievement drew praise and hope for more women roles down the line.

Despite Four Heart Attacks And Cancer, A Senior Athlete Keeps Fighting – And Breaking Records | Ronald Whittmore

History is full of incredible sports stories. From Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball to the “Miracle on Ice” in the 1980 Winter Olympics, moments such as these remind us that athletes overcome the most grueling and demanding obstacles in order to reach the pinnacle of their field. It appears time to add the name Ronald Whittemore to that list.

Football Player

Despite COVID And Vaccine Controversies, NFL Ratings Are Better Than Ever

Everything seemed to be pointing the wrong way for the NFL’s ratings heading into 2021. The previous year saw record-lows, and the league has been right in the middle of COVID-19 vaccine feuds. However, they’re managed to overcome the predictions and have soared to rating highs.

The FBI’s Lack Of Action Against Larry Nassar Allowed Him To Sexually Abuse 70 Girls

Between the the first complaints made to the FBI regarding Larry Nassar’s horrific abuse and the time it actually took for the agency to take action against him, Nassar was able to sexually abuse about 70 girls.

MLB To Test New Experimental Rules In Minor Leagues

Robot umpires and larger bases are just some of the major changes the MLB will be testing out.

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Super Bowl LV Most Streamed Game In NFL History

In general, this was the least-watched Super Bowl in recent history, but it was the most streamed game in NFL history, likely due to the multitude of platforms that now exist and offer live television for its users.

Female Tennis Player

Sofia Kenin Had A Trailblazing Year In 2020, And The Best Is Yet To Come

This year, Kenin had to truly cement herself as a tennis professional, especially considering she is one of eight players that are aged 22 or younger and finishing 2020 in the top 25 this year.