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Well-known NWSL athletes opting to play overseas could prove worrisome for the popularity of the league

Coupled with budget cuts, the transfer of overseas players could harm the NWSL
October 11, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many US players have not been able to play during the regular NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League) season. This is why many stars of the NWSL have moved to play for European...

Padres go all in, A’s acquire dual All Stars, and Giants sit back as the trade deadline concludes

October 8, 2020

The San Diego Padres make the biggest splash of the trade deadline acquiring star Cleveland Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger alongside outfielder Greg Allen, and a player to be named later as they make a...

US sports pause during powerful protests

Professional sports takes a knee in honor of Jacob Blake and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement
September 29, 2020

Shock rippled through Kenosha, Wis. on Sunday, Aug. 23 after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, causing nationwide sports teams to protest police brutality and systemic racism. Officer Rusten...

The show must go on: sports during COVID-19

The show must go on: sports during COVID-19
September 28, 2020

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2020 first-ever virtual NFL Draft proceeds securely

The 2020 NFL Draft was the first virtual draft in the history of the NFL. League commissioner Roger Goodell is announcing all draft picks from his house. All general managers, coaches, and draft prospects are tuning in from their homes.
May 28, 2020

Due to concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Football League (NFL) conducted the 2020 NFL Draft virtually for the first time in the history of the league. Regardless of the new method, the...

Judge partly dismisses the USWNT’s charges against US Soccer in the ongoing wage discrimination case

Judge partly dismisses the USWNT’s charges against US Soccer in the ongoing wage discrimination case
May 28, 2020

On May 1, 2020, California Federal Judge R. Gary Klauser dismissed two out of the three claims made by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) in their ongoing wage discrimination lawsuit against...

Australian bushfires spark activism at Australian Open

The Australian Open commenced on Jan. 19 despite smoke engulfing Melbourne Arena as a result of the Australian bushfires. Many matches were affected leading players to donate parts of winnings to fire relief.
March 7, 2020

The Australian Open began on Sunday, Jan. 19, in spite of poor air quality caused by the Australian bushfires. Though the Melbourne Arena wasn’t directly affected by the fires, poor air quality still...

Russia’s doping scandals lead to possible ban in upcoming Olympics

February 10, 2020

On Dec. 9, 2019, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) unanimously voted to issue a four-year ban on Russia from competing in international sports competitions following multiple cases of doping. Russia’s...

NFL postseason yields many upsets for favored teams

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws game-winning touchdown pass to tight end Kyle Rudolph.
February 4, 2020

NFL wildcard weekend kicked off the 2020 postseason with lower-performing teams outscoring and winning over high profile teams that were favored to win. The poor performances of these elite teams coupled...

US Women’s National Team files lawsuit against US Soccer

US Women’s National Team files lawsuit against US Soccer
December 14, 2019
In March 2019, the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) filed a lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), claiming that women were being paid less than their male counterparts for equal work.

Edelman leads Patriots to sixth Super Bowl victory

Patriots celebrate after winning sixth Super Bowl.
March 1, 2019

The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams in the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever by a score of 13-3 on Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Mercedez Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA — largelydue to MVP wide...

Eagles stun Patriots to win franchise’s first title

March 8, 2018

On Sunday, Feb. 4, the Philadelphia Eagles stunned the New England Patriots in Minneapolis on Super Bowl Sunday with Eagles quarterback Nick Foles using trick plays to win the game by a score of 41-33. The...

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