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Ex-Commanders employees reportedly testified Dan Snyder played active role in alleged workplace misconduct

Ex-Commanders employees reportedly testified Dan Snyder played active role in alleged workplace misconduct

Throughout the Washington Commanders’ workplace harassment scandal, team owner Dan Snyder has played the part of the out-of-office billionaire, shocked to discover the team he has owned since 1999 allegedly had such horrible issues, when he wasn’t questioning the veracity of said issues. Specifically, he claimed to be “unaware” of the allegations until they were …

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Celtics vs. Warriors: Boston can still be NBA champions, but it's going to have to show us something

NBA offseason winners and losers: Celtics add to championship formula; Hawks, Blazers prioritize defense

We’re on our third day of the NBA free agency period and a lot has gone down. A lot of big contracts have been handed out, and a lot of smaller ones that could pay big dividends. Significant trades have also been made. We’ll slowly be factoring in draft results as we flesh out the …

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Verbal volleys: 'Bully' Kyrgios tops 'soft' Tsitsipas

Verbal volleys: ‘Bully’ Kyrgios tops ‘soft’ Tsitsipas

WIMBLEDON, England — Stefanos Tsitsipas labeled Nick Kyrgios as a “bully” after he was beaten by the Australian in a volatile “circus” of a third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday. Kyrgios won 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7) to reach the fourth round at the All England Club for the first time since 2016, but …

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Agent: Zion secures extension, may make $231M

Agent: Zion secures extension, may make $231M

4:53 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson has agreed on a five-year, $193 million designated maximum rookie extension that could earn him as much as $231 million, CAA Sports’ co-head of Basketball Austin Brown told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. If Williamson makes the All-NBA team, wins MVP or Defensive Player of the …

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Nick Kyrgios Wins Tense Clash Against Stefanos Tsitsipas At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Nick Kyrgios Wins Tense Clash Against Stefanos Tsitsipas At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Nick Kyrgios advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon for the first time since 2016 on Saturday with a feisty 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(7) victory against fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas. Kyrgios, who will next play #NextGenATP American Brandon Nakashima, claimed his first win at a major against a Top 10 opponent since the third round …

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Pac-12 mailbag: Kliavkoff’s culpability, expansion options, WSU’s connections and more

Pac-12 mailbag: Kliavkoff’s culpability, expansion options, WSU’s connections and more

The Hotline mailbag is published each Friday, except in the case of supernova news like USC and UCLA leaving the Pac-12. Some questions have been edited for clarity and brevity. Could Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff have done anything to prevent the L.A. schools from leaving, or was the revenue gap from the Larry Scott era …

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This Week in Twitter: The Big Ten Adds UCLA and USC, Potential Further Conference Expansion Could Be on the Horizon, Ohio State Lands Three CB Commitments

This Week in Twitter is a look at some of the week’s best and most entertaining tweets from Buckeyeland and beyond. Thursday, the college football landscape as we know it was shaken forever, with traditional Pac-12 powerhouses USC and UCLA declaring they’d bolt for the Big Ten starting in the 2024 season.  The Big Ten announced …

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deGrom to pitch Sunday for Single-A St. Lucie

deGrom to pitch Sunday for Single-A St. Lucie

Jacob deGrom to begin rehab assignment Sunday \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”jacob-degrom-to-begin-rehab-assignment-sunday\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”jacob-degrom-to-begin-rehab-assignment-sunday\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”jacob-degrom-to-begin-rehab-assignment-sunday\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”deGrom’s rehab assignment will begin almost exactly one year after his most recent Major League outing on July 7, 2021. Following that game, deGrom began experiencing his first bouts of elbow discomfort, which cost him the rest of that season. He was healthy enough to make two Grapefruit …

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3 Instant Reactions After Darius Garland's Max Cavaliers Contract Extension

3 Instant Reactions After Darius Garland’s Max Cavaliers Contract Extension

Rick Osentoski/Getty Images The Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly committed to Darius Garland, agreeing to sign the point guard to a five-year, $193 million max extension, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. It gives the 22-year-old a hefty salary as he enters his prime: Yossi Gozlan @YossiGozlan Darius Garland’s maximum with the Cavaliers, currently projected at five years, …

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