How LeBron's son could change NCAA hoops model

At 15, LeBron James Jr. and Mikey Williams are already the most famous high school players in the nation, and new NCAA rules will let them profit off that popularity.
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How Bronny James, Mikey Williams emerged as faces of basketball’s next generation

While the NCAA fiddles with its legislation, future hoops stars are amassing jaw-dropping social audiences. Mikey Williams and LeBron James Jr. could be the breaking point in the collegiate basketball model.
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Report: NHLPA board voting on playoff format to return

The NHL Players’ Association’s executive board is voting on a 24-team playoff proposal as the return to play format, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the vote was still ongoing. Results of the vote could be in as soon as Friday night. Even if the executive board votes to approve the format, it doesn’t seal the deal for the NHL season resuming. The league and players union still need to...
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AP source: NHLPA board voting on playoff format to return

The NHL Players' Association's executive board is voting on a 24-team playoff proposal as the return to play format, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the vote was still ongoing. Results of the vote could be in as soon as Friday night.Even if the executive board votes to approve the format, it doesn't yet seal the deal for the NHL season resuming. The league and players un...
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Boxing set to return with pair of fight cards in Las Vegas next month

“Our protocols will be much more stringent than UFC had in Florida."
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Adams, Jets at impasse on contract talks

The ongoing saga between the New York Jets and Jamal Adams has hit an impasse, and the star safety is not happy about it, multiple media outlets reported Thursday. The Jets want to wait to do a long-term extension while Adams wants one done before the season. Timing is on the Jets' side, as Adams, 24, is entering his fourth season and is due to make $3.5 million in 2020.
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Run it Back: COVID-19 championship hypotheticals

William Lou and Alex Wong dive into Raptors hypotheticals, losing to Kawhi or LeBron and how moving the FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament to next year influences Canada's men's basketball team.
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3 Reds break ranks, terminate Rugby Australia contracts

International lock Izack Rodda and two other Queensland Reds players who were stood down for refusing to take a pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic have terminated their contracts with Rugby Australia. Anthony Picone, agent for all three, on Friday said the Reds had no legal grounds to stand the group down and confirmed the players were terminating their contracts. Rodda, who has 25 test caps for Australia, had been contracted until 2023 and was a senior leader in the Reds franchise.
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Jamal Crawford: Jerry Krause’s rebuild plan was sign Tim Duncan, Tracy McGrady, Grant Hill

"Jerry wholeheartedly believed we would get all three of them. Even if we get two of them at the time, boom."
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Redskins' Peterson bullish on quarterback Haskins

Then-rookie Dwayne Hoskins posted a 2-5 record after taking over as the Washington Redskins' starting quarterback in the middle of last season, but teammate Adrian Peterson expects improvement from the Ohio State product in 2020. Rivera subsequently brought in Scott Turner to serve as offensive coordinator.
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Tom Brady's exit leaves AFC East 'wide open,' says Jets' Frank Gore

Frank Gore feels the balance of power has shifted in the division after Tom Brady's departure from the New England Patriots.
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Police: Man who shot 3 at Arizona complex felt bullied

GLENDALE, Ariz. — A 20-year-old construction worker who opened fire at a suburban Phoenix restaurant and retail complex, injuring three people, wanted to target people in his own age group in retaliation for being bullied, authorities said Thursday.The shooting rampage occurred Wednesday night after suspect Armando Hernandez scoped out Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale, returned to his car to make a social media video and loaded three rifle magazines, police said.“I’m going to be the s...
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NASCAR driver Chase Briscoe wins the Xfinity Series race on the heels of personal tragedy

Stock car driver Chase Briscoe held on to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race just days after learning he and his wife had lost their unborn child.
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Adam Scott doesn’t think PGA Tour’s coronavirus plan is strong enough, won’t resume play right away

Instead of rejoining the PGA Tour on June 11, Adam Scott is planning to wait.
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Chiseled Aaron Donald is virtually fit for Rams' season

The Rams' star left defensive tackle Aaron Donald, one of the NFL's most fit and physically shredded players, appeared to be in top condition on video conference.
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San Manuel Casino extends coronavirus closure, implements furloughs and layoffs

San Manuel Casino  announced Thursday, May 21, that the casino’s closure because of the novel coronavirus pandemic will be extended into June and that for the first time in the casino’s 34-year history it will have to implement furloughs and layoffs for some of its employees. A news release said casino officials will look to local and state health and safety guidance to find a path to reopening and that while the casino could open on a June date, it is too early to tell. Sign up for our Casino ...
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Rams’ Aaron Donald is pumped up, eager to get back on the field

Aaron Donald spoke with Los Angeles reporters on a video conference Thursday while sitting in front of the most impressive Zoom background he could come up with. It wasn’t bookshelves. It wasn’t memorabilia. It was a photo of himself — life-size, stripped to the waist, flexing the Rams’ most intimidating set of muscles. “I just did this for y’all, just to let y’all know I’m still working,” Donald said with a laugh. “I didn’t want you to think I’m slacking.” Did anyone picture Aaron Donald slacki...
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Jon Jones walking away from fight with Francis Ngannou, UFC after 'unbelievable' negotiations

"It's been fun you guys, maybe I'll see you all in a year or two."
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Check out aerial view of Giants' new Oracle Park bullpen construction

Giants fans might need some time getting used to this view.
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New CIF Southern Section football playoff proposal passes

There will be a significant change for football players, coaches, and fans when the 2020 season gets started. The CIF Southern Section Council voted in its final academic-year meeting by a count of 80-6-4 to adopt a new division playoff system for high school football. The meeting, which was initially scheduled for March at The Grand in Long Beach, took place via video conferencing to comply with social distancing measures due to the novel COVID-19 pandemic. In the new system, each team is slott...
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L.A. County to judge: Cancel order to relocate homeless from near freeways

Los Angeles County officials requested on Thursday, May 21, that a federal judge drop his order to relocate people living in encampments near freeways, on the day before the injunction was to go into effect. Attorneys for the county requested that U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter vacate his preliminary injunction order, which was issued last Friday, May 15, “so the parties can meaningfully and productively work through complex settlement issues in good-faith.” They said officials wanted...
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Hard Rock Casino Customers Eager To Try Their Luck With Their Wallets, Not Their Health

WHEATLAND (CBS13) — Casinos are reopening with some big changes in light of the coronavirus. The Hard Rock Casino in Wheatland is one of the first in Northern California to reopen. Hundreds of people waited to get into the casino Thursday, backing up traffic on Forty Mile Road. Security guards turned away customers who were still in their cars waiting to turn into the parking lot, asking them to come back later in the evening. Those lucky enough to get inside say their experience looked a lot di...
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NHL closing in on plan to resume season in July; Kings and Ducks would be left out

A plan to resume the NHL season in July with a 24-team playoff field is being considered. It would mean the Kings and Ducks would not play again.
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Forget Jordan Rules, as LeBron James goes his own way it's "LeBron Rules" now

Working out at a non-NBA facility with teammates doesn't exactly seem within the NBA guidelines
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CeeDee Lamb initially picked No. 10 before realizing significance of 88

After the Cowboys made receiver CeeDee Lamb the 17th overall selection, they offered him a choice in jersey numbers. No. 10 or No. 88. The Cowboys have had 13 players wear No. 10, none of them particularly noteworthy with Reggie Collier and Tavon Austin the most well known. They have had 11 players wear No. [more]
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Flavien Prat has enough pressure without setting records

There was at least one person Sunday who didn’t really want to see jockey Flavien Prat win the 10th race at Santa Anita. It was his agent, Derek Lawson. Prat had already won six races and one more victory would tie Laffit Pincay Jr.’s record of seven, which was set March 14, 1987. Lawson might have heaved a sigh of relief when Prat’s mount, Winning Element, the 9-5 favorite, finished sixth in the nightcap. “I’m very happy that we came up one shy,” Lawson said during a telephone interview Thursda...
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Horse racing: Santa Anita leaders, notes

SANTA ANITA LEADERS (Through Thursday) JOCKEYS / WINS Flavien Prat / 55 Abel Cedillo / 42 Umberto Rispoli / 39 Joel Rosario / 36 Drayden Van Dyke / 28 TRAINERS / WINS Bob Baffert / 23 Richard Baltas / 21 Peter Miller / 21 John Sadler / 15 Mark Glatt / 14 WEEKEND STAKES SCHEDULE AT SANTA ANITA Saturday • $200,000 Grade II Charles Whittingham Stakes, 3-year-olds and up, 1 1/4 miles (turf) • $100,000 Grade III Daytona Stakes, 4-year-olds and up, 5 1/2 furlongs (turf) Monday • $300,000 Grade I Sh...
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Cubs institute pay cuts, Pirates announce furloughs

The Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates are trimming payroll while they await word on the fate of the Major League Baseball season. The Cubs are instituting pay cuts because of the coronavirus pandemic, but there will be no furloughs through the end of June. The Pirates announced Thursday they are instituting furloughs for several employees in business operations beginning on June 1.
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Wolf Tooth Components precision headsets get new black oxide bearing Performance model

Wolf Tooth Components now has two options when it comes to headsets. Though technically, only one of them is new. Back in 2018, WTC introduced us to their new line of impeccably made headsets, aptly named the Precision Headset. Now that same exact Precision Headset gets a new name – the Premium Headset. Why the […] The post appeared first on Bikerumor.
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Kyle Busch on post-Darlington talk with Chase Elliott: 'Went really well'

From Kyle Busch's perspective, it appears the heated riff between he and Chase Elliott following Wednesday night's incident at Darlington Raceway has cooled. Busch turned the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with 28 laps remaining in the Toyota 500. Elliott was running second in the closing laps of the race when he received a heavy […]
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