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Fernando Tatis Jr., a star shortstop for the Padres, was suspended for 80 games

The star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. has been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug, dealing a severe blow to the San Diego Padres’ championship hopes. Tatis will lose the first 32 games of the following season as a result of the ban, which MLB announced on Friday night. The Padres…

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Bill Russell is the first NBA player in league history to have his jersey number retired

In the league’s history, this is the first time that Bill Russell’s No. 6 jersey has been retired. The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced on Thursday that all 30 clubs would permanently retire the number worn by the 11-time champion, civil rights activist, and individual deserving of entry into the Basketball Hall…

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Deebo Samuel and San Francisco 49ers agree to a 3-year agreement for up to $73.5 million

The final domino dropped on Sunday when wideout Deebo Samuel agreed to a three-year contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers, capping off an unpredictable trade request, social media purge, and signing of half a dozen other receivers to lucrative contracts. According to sources who spoke with ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the three-year contract has a…

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Seahawks and wide receiver DK Metcalf agree to a three-year, $72 million extension

DK Metcalf has released his hold and is undoubtedly grinning in Seattle. According to NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo, Metcalf and the Seahawks have reached an agreement on a three-year, $72 million extension with $58.2 million in guarantees. The signing bonus for Metcalf is $30 million, the largest ever for a wide receiver, according to…

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Robert Saleh rejoins veteran LB Kwon Alexander after signing a contract with the New York Jets

The New York Jets and veteran linebacker Kwon Alexander are agreeing to a one-year contract, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Thursday. Alexander’s move reunites him with Jets head coach Robert Saleh, who served as his defensive coordinator for the 2019 and 2020 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. Alexander will most likely be…

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NFL is launching a new streaming service, will begin at $4.99 per month

In the present, the National Football League has its own streaming platform. NFL+, which will debut on Monday, will cost $4.99 per month or $39.99 per year. All out-of-market preseason games, which were previously only accessible with an NFL Game Pass subscription for $99.99 per year, will be included in a subscription. The Jacksonville Jaguars…

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Tina Charles of Seattle Storm became the fourth player in WNBA history to achieve 7,000 career points

Tina Charles, a centre for the Seattle Storm, became the fourth WNBA player to achieve 7,000 career points on Sunday. She did so with a 27-point, 15-rebound performance in the first half of the Storm’s 82-72 victory over the Atlanta Dream. Charles’ performance was her best since joining the Storm on June 28, and it…

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Four important global women’s events will have confirmed hosts at the ICC’s annual conference

During their annual conference, which begins this weekend in Birmingham, the ICC will announce the hosts for four major international women’s sporting events in the years 2023–2027. Two T20 World Cups, one 50-over World Cup, and one T20 Champions Trophy are among the four tournaments that make up the half-dozen events that the ICC just…

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Against the Red Sox, Blue Jays’ Raimel Tapia hits the league’s first inside-the-park grand slam since 2017

In Friday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Raimel Tapia hit the first inside-the-park grand slam in Major League Baseball since 2017. In the top of the third inning, Tapia’s bases-clearing strike gave the Blue Jays a commanding 10-0 lead. The majority of inside-the-park home runs are the result of…

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