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Jalen Rose Talks NBA Season

Former NBA player Jalen Rose joined ESPN’s “Get Up” on Thursday to discuss the implications of the NBA’s hiatus and the potential return of the season. Return to Play? The first thing on every basketball fan’s mind is simply whether or not the 2020 season will be canceled. There have …

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A plan for Major League Baseball to be back by May

An unprecedented time of no sports could be nearing its end soon, as Major League Baseball released a plan that could see baseball back by May. ESPN insider, Jeff Passan, laid out a tentative plan that has the backing from leadership in the league office and inside the MLBPA. Most …

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NBA Analyst Doris Burke to Donate to COVID-19 Plasma Project

On Friday NBA analyst and reporter Doris Burke announced she plans to participate in a COVID-19 convalescent plasma project. The project aims to investigate plasma from people who recovered from COVID-19 Burke announced on March 27 that she tested positive for COVID-19. However, she no longer feels symptoms. According to …

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NBA Players 2K Tournament to air on ESPN

The NBA, NBPA, and 2K have come together and produced an NBA 2K tournament. Sixteen NBA players will compete in the tournament that will air on ESPN and ESPN 2. Ranking and Scheduling Player rankings are based on their rating in the 2K game. The same rating tie was decided …

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NFL on the Verge of Approving its First Playoff Expansion in 30 Years

The NFL owners will vote on a potential expansion to the NFL playoff format Tuesday afternoon via conference call due to COVID-19. The proposed format includes an additional playoff spot for each conference. This would expand the current 12-team format to a 14-team format. The format change requires a majority …

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Shutting Down: NBA to Close Practice Facilities as Coronavirus Cases Continue to Rise

Starting Friday, the NBA is instructing its teams to close all facilities for the foreseeable future. The closure is for both players and staff. Sources: NBA has informed teams that players are allowed to travel out of market, but preference remains that players stay in cities they play. As expected, …

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Commissioner Silver Discusses COVID, Future of the NBA

Eight days have passed since the last NBA game took place. For fans of the league, and maybe sports fans in general, those eight days might seem closer to an eternity right now. However, as a society and sports leagues continue to manage themselves through the COVID-19 pandemic, NBA Commissioner …

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Former Gator Great Paves His Way to the CFB Hall of Fame

It’s one thing to be enshrined into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame, but to add the College Football Hall of Fame to your pitch-perfect resume is another. On Wednesday, March 11, former Gator Great Lomas Brown was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Brown attended …

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MLB continues to monitor COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues its spread around the world, MLB officials continue to monitor the disease as they prepare for the 2020 season. American Sports Prepare With 647 total cases of the Coronavirus Disease in the United States (as of March 11), public anxiety is rapidly reaching the sports world. In …

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