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Rory: LIV ruling allows Cup to continue without 'sideshow'

Rory: LIV ruling allows Cup to continue without ‘sideshow’

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rory McIlroy was paying attention to court proceedings Tuesday, when a federal judge in California denied a temporary restraining order to three suspended PGA Tour members who had signed with LIV Golf and then wanted to play in the playoffs of the FedExCup. Talor Gooch, Matt Jones and Hudson Swafford will not …

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Serena Williams says 'the countdown has begun' for retirement

Serena Williams says ‘the countdown has begun’ for retirement

Say “the countdown has begun”, 23 times in Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that she was ready to step away from tennis so she could focus on having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a career that transcended sport. In an essay published Tuesday by Vogue magazine, and …

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Late for work 8/10: Ravens named as best potential landing spot for Roquan Smith

Late for work 8/10: Ravens named as best potential landing spot for Roquan Smith

Steve Bisciotti talks relationship with players, injury-riddled 2021 season and more Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti did an interview with Sirius XM Radio at training camp yesterday. Here are some highlights: His relationship with the players: “I think there’s a sweet spot, that if you’re here too much you can kind of alienate your players, and …

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Inside LeBron James' meeting with the Lakers front office: Darvin Ham's offensive plan, Rob Pelinka's patience

Inside LeBron James’ meeting with the Lakers front office: Darvin Ham’s offensive plan, Rob Pelinka’s patience

LOS ANGELES — It was a grand opening ceremony for one of the sport’s iconic franchises at the end of July. Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss, along with former Lakers greats, were on hand at the team’s training facility to promote Buss’ docuseries titled “Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers,” including the …

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Judge rejects LIV golfers' bid to play in PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoffs

Judge rejects LIV golfers’ bid to play in PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs

Comment this story Comment The PGA Tour FedEx Cup Qualifiers will go ahead without any of the players who defected to the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational Series. A federal judge on Tuesday rejected three golfers — Talor Gooch, Matt Jones and Hudson Swafford — seeking spots in this week’s St. Jude Championship, which begins Thursday …

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Kyle Shanahan: 49ers were 'locked in' on Trey Lance and Mac Jones leading into 2021 draft

Kyle Shanahan: 49ers were ‘locked in’ on Trey Lance and Mac Jones leading into 2021 draft

Darren Yamashita – USA TODAY Sports San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan has joined the I am an athlete podcast and was asked about the process that led to the team selecting quarterback Trey Lance with the No. 3 draft pick last year. There was a lot of speculation surrounding who the 49ers were …

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After Roquan Smith requested a trade, Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles said his "intentions are to sign Roquan to this team"

After Roquan Smith requested a trade, Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles said his “intentions are to sign Roquan to this team”

A few hours after Roquan Smith issued a statement Saying he asked for a trade from the Chicago Bears, he watched Tuesday’s Family Fest practice from the sidelines at Soldier Field. General manager Ryan Poles took part in the practice just 35 yards from his star linebacker. But the two apparently remain further apart when …

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