Sports

USA Pay Equity
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ub Thu, 05/19/2022 - 03:10

USA Soccer will finally start paying Women's and Men's teams the same after years of finial in a milestone American agreement.

A question that has yet to be answered is, why did it take so damn long, folks? This is basic civility - Human Rights 101

The USA Soccer Federation has reached milestone agreements to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money.

Super Bowl LVI
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ub Sun, 02/13/2022 - 22:23

The 56th Super Bowl and the 52nd modern-era NFL championship at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California is in the history books.

FINAL SCORE 

@RamsNFL   23

@Bengals      20

Super Bowl ads go heavy on nostalgia and stars

https://apnews.com/article/super-bowl-ads-4d2e05ac2b5fbce8a9cb5b06bba1d…

Russian Olympic Cheaters
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ub Sat, 02/12/2022 - 05:51

A Russian tested positive for trimetazidine, an angina medication banned in sports, in a sample given at St. Petersburg championships.

World Class Ass
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ub Fri, 02/04/2022 - 11:12

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing China includes a message and a suggestion for everyone. No political protests, please?

It is bad enough that Communist dictators continue holding on to power over their people. However, world athletes have gathered to compete celebrate, as the International Olympic Committee continues to ban the Russian flag following their doping scandal. Athletes are there to compete without cheating or using any enhancement drugs. which are banned. 

Liar Lost Admirer
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ub Sun, 01/16/2022 - 08:32

Unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic is deported from Australia after losing visa, dashing his hopes of defending his tennis title 

Australian authorities uphold decision to cancel Serbian Novak Djokovic’s visa. An Australian Federal Court panel has dismissed Djokovic's appeal after he challenged Immigration Minister Alex Hawke’s decision to cancel his visa.

The high court panel returned their unanimous decision just a day before the World No.1 ranked tennis player was set to play his first match of the Australian Open.

Baseball Grand Slam
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ub Mon, 12/06/2021 - 08:02

Kudos to Minnie Miñoso, a pioneer Cuban in the Negro League. He played seasons with the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox.

Dodging Victory
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ub Thu, 10/21/2021 - 07:13

The Los Angeles Dodgers are beginning to look more like a broken team than a winning one. Can they get it together for Game 5?

Braves push Dodgers to the brink with four homers in NLCS Game 4 win https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/columnist/bob-nightengale/202…

Braves vs Dodgers Highlights https://youtu.be/cPMSz_htSPE

PLAY BALL
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ub Fri, 10/08/2021 - 10:43

Eight professional clubs got it right and are left in the MLB playoffs They're taking the field in their respective best-of-5 division series. 

According to USA Today published reports, in Houston, the Astros look to take a 2-0 series lead in the American League Division Series over the Chicago White Sox 2:07 p.m. ET, MLB Network. 

Domo Arigato Gozaimasu Japan
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ub Sun, 08/08/2021 - 22:54

The Tokyo Olympics were delayed a year, but Japan pulled it off fabulously and safely with grace, class, and determination.

The 2020-21 Olympics in Tokyo were like none other: First, they were postponed for one year because of the global pandemic, then athletes were competing without fans in the stands, and then there were protests because of rising #COVID cases.