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Morikawa rallies, outduels Thomas in playoff at Workday Charity Open

Morikawa rallies outduels Thomas in playoff at Workday Charity Open

Collin Morikawa erases a three-shot deficit with three holes remaining, then beats Justin Thomas on the third playoff hole. DUBLIN, Ohio ­— Collin Morikawa figured his tournament was over if he didn’t make a 5-foot par putt on the 15th hole at Muirfield Village. He couldn’t have imagined all the fun was just starting. Still […]

Eagles’ DeSean Jackson says he doesn’t hate Jewish community after posting anti-Semitic messages

Eagles' DeSean Jackson says he doesn't hate Jewish community after posting anti-Semitic messages

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson said he has no hatred toward the Jewish community and issued two separate statements of apology with “a promise to do better” after he posted on social media Monday an anti-Semitic message that he attributed to Adolf Hitler and admiration for Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. The Eagles on Tuesday responded […]

Five-star college basketball recruit Makur Maker commits to Howard over UCLA

Five-star college basketball recruit Makur Maker commits to Howard over UCLA

  Five-star senior Makur Maker announced his commitment to Howard on Friday morning, becoming the highest-ranked college basketball prospect to commit to a historically Black college or university since the ESPN recruiting database started in 2007. Maker chose the Bison over UCLA, although Kentucky and Memphis were also on his final list of four schools. “I was the 1st to announce […]

Sergio Ramos scored the winning penalty as Real Madrid beat Getafe 1-0 in La Liga on Thursday

Sergio Ramos scored the winning penalty as Real Madrid beat Getafe 1-0 in La Liga on Thursday

Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid took a big step towards winning La Liga on Thursday by battling past Getafe to move four points clear of Barcelona, with five games left. Sergio Ramos’ late penalty proved the difference at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium where Madrid were made to feel uncomfortable by Getafe but dug out […]

NFL to play Black national anthem ‘Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing’ before ‘Star Spangled Banner’ at Week 1 games

NFL to play Black national anthem 'Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing' before 'Star Spangled Banner' at Week 1 games

“Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing,” a song also known as the Black national anthem, will be performed live or played prior to “The Star Spangled Banner” at each of the NFL’s Week 1 games in 2020, according to the Associated Press, which adds that the league is also considering memorializing victims of police brutality with […]

Arsenal’s future under Arteta starting to take shape in terms of both personnel, identity

Mikel Arteta looks to have figured out the right system and the players he wants to play in it for Arsenal

There have been highs and lows since Mikel Arteta replaced Unai Emery on the Arsenal bench in December. There have been good periods, more difficult ones, positive results and negative ones. The consistency, though, was always missing. Consistency in the performances, in the style of play and of course in the results. Finally, it feels like the […]

Family of Dodgers’ Andrew Toles just glad he’s alive

Family of Dodgers' Andrew Toles just glad he's alive

The family of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles was glad he was arrested last week because that meant they knew where he was. Toles, who has struggled with mental illness, was charged in Key West, Florida, with trespassing property after he was found sleeping behind a Federal Express building at the airport and refused to move. “When the […]

Chelsea have high hopes for 2020-21 but defending like they did at West Ham will sink any title challenge

LONDON — Ben Chilwell won’t fix Chelsea‘s defending by himself. Frank Lampard has serious designs on a Premier League title challenge next season, but the Blues must surely target further reinforcements at the back for that to become a reality. That’s not to say Chilwell isn’t a fine player. He is valued in excess of £60 million as a result […]

Rockies’ Ian Desmond says baseball is ‘failing’ minorities

Rockies' Ian Desmond says baseball is 'failing' minorities

Colorado Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond, who is opting out of playing this season, says baseball is “failing” in helping minorities, especially children, to play and advance in the sport. In a series of Instagram posts Monday, Desmond said he has been sharing more of his thoughts and experiences as a biracial man since George Floyd’s death on […]

Emoni Bates, 2022 top basketball recruit, commits to Michigan State

Emoni Bates' play and transcendent talent at such a young age has drawn comparisons to Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James

Emoni Bates, widely considered the best high school prospect in more than a decade, announced his commitment to Michigan State on Monday. Bates also announced his plans for his final two years of high school; he will attend a new prep school that his father, Elgin, is opening this fall. “Coach [Tom] Izzo and Coach [Mike] Garland […]