Mid-American Collegiate Athletic Conference Cancels Fall Football Season Over Coronavirus

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of the pandemic. “I’m heartbroken we are in this place,” MAC Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher said. With the MAC’s 12 schools … Read more…

Exclusive: Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott Calls for Release of Black Death Row Inmate Julius Jones

“As a black man in this country right now,” Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott writes in a letter to Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt and the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board, “I experience injustices firsthand day in and day out, even … Read more…

Coronavirus is Placing College Sports on Hold, Putting Students, University Budgets, and Entire Towns At Risk

On college football Saturdays, tiny Clemson, South Carolina (pop. 17,000), turns into a city of 150,000 when fanatics pour into downtown and swarm Memorial Stadium, home of the Tigers. Some don’t even have a ticket to the game, but they … Read more…

Saints Quarterback Drew Brees Says He Will Stand for the National Anthem, but Supports Those Who Kneel

(NEW ORLEANS) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he’ll remain standing for “The Star Spangled Banner,” but professed respect and support for those who protest racism and social injustice by kneeling during the national anthem. “I’ll always stand for the … Read more…

Steve Clark redeemed himself in penalty shootout against FC Cincinnati, Timbers advance to quarterfinals

The Portland Timbers conceded a goal late in the second half that forced the match into penalties. Steve Clark connected on four PKs and held FC Cincinnati to two which helped the Timbers clinch a spot in the quarterfinal round … Read more…

MLB Temporarily Suspends Miami Marlins’ Season After 15 Players Test Positive for COVID-19

(MIAMI) — Major League Baseball temporarily suspended the Miami Marlins’ season through Sunday because of their worsening coronavirus outbreak, and the three remaining games in this week’s New York Yankees-Philadelphia Phillies series were postponed Tuesday. In a statement, MLB said … Read more…