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The NFL plans to consider the NFL Players Association’s recommendation to cancel the preseason though it prefers to cut the schedule in half, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday night. The league decided Wednesday to cut its preseason from four games to two and push back the start of …

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Now that Washington’s NFL has taken a long-overdue step toward changing its name, it’s time to start lining up some possible replacements. Washington Generals, anyone? After defiantly resisting all calls to change its offensive moniker, the Washington NFLers finally bowed to the only thing that really matters. The bottom line. With the nation embroiled in …

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Agent Drew Rosenhaus has asked the Cleveland Browns to trade tight end and former first-round draft pick David Njoku, a person familiar with the request told The Associated Press on Friday. Rosenhaus wants his client out of Cleveland, but the Browns, who picked up the fifth-year contract option on Njoku in April, …

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Rick Carlisle isn’t sure what to expect from players during the national anthem when the NBA season resumes in empty arenas in Florida. The Dallas Mavericks coach does know how he will react if players kneel or otherwise violate a longtime league policy that requires them to stand during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” …

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After years of discussion, the Washington Redskins are reportedly beginning the process of changing their nickname, after FedEx, the title sponsor of FedExField, officially requested the name change on Thursday. The Washington Redskins name has been a hotly contested debate for decades. Now @FedEx, the title sponsor of the team’s stadium, has asked Washington to change …

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Out of tradition and superstition, the Stanley Cup is never in the building until after puck drop during a Stanley Cup Final game in which it could be won, unless it’s a Game 7 when both teams have a shot. On June 15 in 2015, when the Blackhawks won their sixth Stanley Cup in franchise history, old …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins are undergoing a “thorough review” of their nickname. The team said Friday it has been talking to the NFL for weeks about the subject. In a statement, the team said recent events around the U.S. and feedback from the community prompted the formal review. “This process allows the team …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins began a “thorough review” of their name Friday, a significant step toward moving on from what experts and advocates call a “dictionary-defined racial slur.” Even though owner Dan Snyder had shown no willingness to change the name since buying the team in 1999, the recent national conversation on race …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Redskins undergoing ‘thorough review’ of team name. Source: Fox Sports

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July 1 came and went rather quietly in the hockey world. Annually, the day is filled with players signing new contracts and joining new teams as the free agency period officially opens. This year, that was obviously not the case. As the NHL and NHLPA continue to work toward a resumption and eventual conclusion of …

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