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The Problem When Soccer Clubs See Athletes as Assets

The Problem When Soccer Clubs See Athletes as Assets

The Problem When Soccer Clubs See Athletes as Assets The Problem When Soccer Clubs See Athletes as Assets If the sale of Emerson Royal to Tottenham was a little strange — he had officially joined Barcelona only a month earlier — it is the departure of Antoine Griezmann that will sting the most: the sheer humiliation of allowing a player …

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Curt Flood Made Free Agency Possible for Other Pro Athletes

Curt Flood Made Free Agency Possible for Other Pro Athletes

Curt Flood Made Free Agency Possible for Other Pro Athletes Curt Flood Made Free Agency Possible for Other Pro Athletes Showing fleet feet and a slick glove, Curt Flood patrolled center field like few others to have ever played Major League Baseball. Throughout most of the 1960s, National League center fielders fought for runner-up to Flood for the position’s Gold …

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Athletes Are Leaving High School Early To Cash In on Their Names

Athletes Are Leaving High School Early To Cash In on Their Names

Athletes Are Leaving High School Early To Cash In on Their Names Athletes Are Leaving High School Early To Cash In on Their Names Quarterback Quinn Ewers of Carroll High School in Southlake, Texas, outside Dallas, was expected to lead his team deep into the playoffs this season as one of his community’s young heroes and the nation’s top prep …

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American Athletes Have Been Planning Protests for Weeks

American Athletes Have Been Planning Protests for Weeks

American Athletes Have Been Planning Protests for Weeks American Athletes Have Been Planning Protests for Weeks Raven Saunders, the American shot-putter who delivered the first political demonstration on the podium at the Tokyo Olympics when she raised her arms and crossed them in the shape of an X shortly after receiving her silver medal, said Monday that American athletes have …

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Why Elite Female Athletes Are Turning Away From Major Sponsors

Why Elite Female Athletes Are Turning Away From Major Sponsors

Why Elite Female Athletes Are Turning Away From Major Sponsors Why Elite Female Athletes Are Turning Away From Major Sponsors Ms. Carreon-John noted that more than a third of the U.S. track and field women’s roster is made up of Nike athletes. “Individual situations of a handful of athletes are not representative of Nike’s support of women’s sport,” she said, …

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Dutch Officials Say Isolating Athletes Not Allowed ‘a Moment of Daylight’ in Tokyo

Dutch Officials Say Isolating Athletes Not Allowed 'a Moment of Daylight' in Tokyo

Dutch Officials Say Isolating Athletes Not Allowed ‘a Moment of Daylight’ in Tokyo Dutch Officials Say Isolating Athletes Not Allowed ‘a Moment of Daylight’ in Tokyo The Dutch delegation said it was unhappy about the quarantine conditions for those who tested positive for the coronavirus, two officials said during a news conference on Tuesday. They said they would raise their …

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Sponsorships in Hand, These Athletes Rely on Their Watches

Sponsorships in Hand, These Athletes Rely on Their Watches

Sponsorships in Hand, These Athletes Rely on Their Watches Sponsorships in Hand, These Athletes Rely on Their Watches Athletes can make a lot of money when they win an event. But they can make even more — much more — when they secure a sponsorship. In first place on Forbes’s 2020 list of the highest-paid athletes is the tennis star …

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Late Night Jumps on Olympic Athletes’ Cardboard Beds

Late Night Jumps on Olympic Athletes’ Cardboard Beds

Late Night Jumps on Olympic Athletes’ Cardboard Beds Late Night Jumps on Olympic Athletes’ Cardboard Beds Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. Here are the 50 best movies on Netflix right now. Bedtime Stories There was rampant speculation on Monday …

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With Tokyo Olympics Days Away, Officials Report First Covid Cases in Athletes’ Village

With Tokyo Olympics Days Away, Officials Report First Covid Cases in Athletes' Village

With Tokyo Olympics Days Away, Officials Report First Covid Cases in Athletes’ Village With Tokyo Olympics Days Away, Officials Report First Covid Cases in Athletes’ Village In a statement on Sunday, the South African Football Association confirmed that three people associated with the men’s Olympic soccer team had tested positive: one official and two players, Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi. …

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Science Doesn’t Support Idea That Marijuana Aids Athletes’ Performance

Science Doesn’t Support Idea That Marijuana Aids Athletes’ Performance

Science Doesn’t Support Idea That Marijuana Aids Athletes’ Performance Science Doesn’t Support Idea That Marijuana Aids Athletes’ Performance One study concluded that the drug “does not act as a sport performance enhancing agent as raised by popular beliefs.” It added, “Thus, cannabis consumption prior to exercise should be avoided in order to maximize performance in sports.” A spokesman for WADA, …

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