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$138m Jack Grealish transfer shows it’s business as usual for English Premier League’s elite | CNN

CNN – The six major teams in the English Premier League – Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham – have been embroiled in controversy over the proposed European Super League (ESL). The closed shop for the biggest clubs on the continent was partly born out of the desire to earn a huge …

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Pro athletes and leagues are sometimes at odds over vaccines, much like the rest of America

Now, like communities across the country, some sports teams and players are grappling with another hot-button issue: Vaccine hesitancy. The leagues are working to increase vaccines to return to some type of pre-Covid normalcy, and they often want to lean on their star players — among whom health officials call “trusted messengers” — to encourage …

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Chris Paul indefinitely sidelined from NBA playoffs as part of the league’s Covid-19 protocols

Sons head coach Monty Williams said the team would move on to Paul’s situation as they entered the league’s Covid-19 protocol with previous players this season. “It was like anything else, when we had people in the past who were in this situation or were in this situation, where you could go to protocol.” Williams …

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Negro Leagues statistics get official treatment on Baseball Reference

At its core, baseball is a game of numbers, typified by the familiar phrase: “You are what the back of your baseball card says you are.” For the better part of three decades, black baseball players competed in the same fields under the same rules as their white counterparts, but were considered inferior—even if their …

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$10,000 Worth Of Equipment Stolen From Homewood Youth Football League’s Storage Container

Homewood, Pa. (KDKA) — Thousands of dollars worth of equipment were stolen from a youth football league in Homewood. The Homewood football field used to have a storage container filled with football equipment along with some baseball and track and field gear. Mubarik Ismaili said that someone ransacked and stole almost everything. Read more: Pittsburgh …

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