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NHL's Steve Mayer addresses all uncertainties - including Canes' 2021 outdoor game

Thu, April 09, 2020

Rangers Beat the Sabres to Stay Perfect in Outdoor Games​The NHL's Chief Content Officer Steve Mayer joined The Adam Gold Show to discuss any movement on the opponent for next Winter's stadium series at Carter-Finley Stadium, content they're doing during a pandemic, fanless games and if we should assume at this point that the outdoor game will go o ....

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NFL will have 58 prospects participating remotely in draft

Thu, April 09, 2020

CFP_Championship_Clemson_LSU_Football_68629Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow and Ohio State edge rusher Chase Young are among 58 prospects who will participate remotely in the NFL draft in two weeks that will double as a telethon to raise money to fight the coronavirus crisis.

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What does 'IARP' mean? Making sense of NC State's NCAA case

Thu, April 09, 2020

College_Corruption_Basketball_91412NC State agreed on Wednesday to accept the NCAA's recommendation for the case involving the recruitment of former basketball star Dennis Smith Jr. to go to the newly-created Independent Accountability Resolution Process. So what does that actually mean for NC State?

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NBA says players will receive full checks on April 15

Thu, April 09, 2020

NBA-Silver_Basketball_58403NBA players will receive their full checks when the next payday for most of them arrives on April 15 despite no games having been played for more than a month at that point.

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On what would have been opening day, Bulls' GM Mike Birling talks possible future return of baseball

Thu, April 09, 2020

Mike Birling Pic-20th AnniversaryDurham Bulls' GM Mike Birling joined The OG and Sports Channel 8 on what would have been opening day to talk about how the pandemic has impacted the team, their various community outreaches since and what's next.

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Jimmie Johnson mulls future in red-flagged farewell season

Thu, April 09, 2020

NASCAR_Johnson_Future_Auto_Racing_99860Jimmie Johnson, seven-time NASCAR champion and all-around Everyman, has added home-schooling elementary teacher to his resume.

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Olympians become trainers to help those stranded at home

Thu, April 09, 2020

Athletes_Online_01557Moving from the track to the living room, many athletes around the world are doing their bit to boost public health during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Yanks most valuable in MLB at $5 billion, Forbes estimates

Thu, April 09, 2020

MLB_Franchises_Value_Baseball_10295Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9% over last year and 47% more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion.

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Woods ready to play Masters and realizes it has to wait

Thu, April 09, 2020

Masters_Postponed_Golf_78072Tiger Woods felt strong and fit enough to compete for another green jacket. He could sense the adrenaline starting to flow, along with a strange sensation.

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No ice, big problem: Nothing mimics skating for NHL players

Thu, April 09, 2020

No_Ice_Hockey_34440Taking ice away from NHL players has caused some to resort to desperate measures.

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