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Indians bench coach Brad Mills opts out for family

Cleveland Indians bench coach Brad Mills has opted out of the 2020 season, manager Terry Francona said Sunday.Francona told reporters that Mills left the team Saturday to return to his family in Texas.Mills' 18-month-old grandson, Beau, drowned in a...

Some K-State athletes protest over student’s Floyd tweet

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Some Kansas State athletes were among about 100 people who protested this weekend over an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd.Those attending the rally in Manhattan, Kansas, on Saturday said...

Bryan Colangelo falsely says he was ‘absolved’ in burner-Twitter scandal with 76ers

Former 76ers president Bryan Colangelo bought a share of the Illawarra Hawks, an Australian team.Which means revisiting the infamous burner scandal.Colangelo resigned in Philadelphia in 2018 after his wife, Barbara Bottini, admitted to operating several burner Twitter accounts that...

How Sharks’ front office could be impacted by potential new NHL CBA

The Sharks could be operating under a new Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL and the league's Players' Association soon.The NHL and NHLPA are nearing an agreement on a Memorandum of Understanding for a new six-year CBA that includes...

NBA teams ‘impressed’ by Bulls’ front office hires, monitoring Jim Boylen decision

When the NBA went dark on March 11 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bulls got busy.A front office overhaul that was first reported as a possibility during All-Star weekend in Chicago kicked into overdrive during the league's hiatus...

Ravens’ backup QB Trace McSorley hopes to get on the field, somewhere

Ravens backup quarterback Trace McSorley is a good enough all-around athlete that when he was coming out of Penn State last year, some teams asked him to work out as a defensive back at the Scouting Combine. At the...

Jorge Masvidal is likely to face Kamaru Usman, saving UFC 251 main event

As the hours tick by, it is looking more and more likely that Jorge Masvidal will step in and face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 on Saturday on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.Masvidal had been expected to be...

Frank Robinson’s name belongs on baseball’s MVP trophy

Frank Robinson made his major league debut five years after Willie Mays' first season, two years after Henry Aaron broke in, one year after Roberto Clemente joined the Pittsburgh Pirates, and there wasn't a lot of leftover stage among...

A lost opportunity for Sidney Jones in Roob’s 10 Observations

A lost opportunity for Sidney Jones, an unbelievable Sam Bradford stat and the continuing saga of Reb Russell.It's all right here in this weekend's Roob's 10 Eagles Observations! 1. I keep trying to convince myself, "This will be the year...

Coronavirus testing a stress threat for athletic budgets

Coastal Carolina already had one of the smaller athletic budgets in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and that was before a 15% spending cut was ordered because of projected declines in state funding and student fees stemming from the coronavirus...

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Indians bench coach Brad Mills opts out for family

Cleveland Indians bench coach Brad Mills has opted out of the 2020 season, manager Terry Francona said Sunday.Francona told reporters that Mills left the...