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FILE - This 1987 file photo shows an aerial view of Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, Calif., site of Super Bowl XXII. Now the stadium is coming to an unceremonious end, leaving generations of fans feeling melancholy because, due to the coronavirus pandemic, they didn't get to say a proper goodbye to the place where they tailgated with gusto in the massive parking lot before cheering on the Chargers, Padres and Aztecs, or watched myriad other events and concerts. (AP Photo/File)
December 22, 2020 - 5:24 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The biggest piece of San Diego’s sports history is slowly being knocked down and ground to bits. They’re tearing down the stadium once affectionately known as “The Murph.” Every day, heavy equipment obliterates more and more of 70,000-seat SDCCU Stadium in Mission Valley, where...
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Al Michaels, play-by-play voice for NBC's Sunday Night Football, works on the sideline before an NFL game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Los Angeles. Former ABC baseball commentator Al Michaels has been voted the Ford C. Frick Award for broadcast excellence by baseball’s Hall of Fame. Michaels, 76, will be honored during the Hall of Fame induction weekend in July.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 09, 2020 - 5:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Al Michaels refers to his lack of baseball for much of his career “the one regret I might have.” An absence from regular baseball broadcasts for the past quarter-century didn't prevent the 76-year-old from reaching the Hall of Fame. Michaels was voted the Ford C. Frick Award for...
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FILE - Baltimore Ravens lineman and math scholar John Urschel teaches a lesson at Dundalk High School to launch Texas Instruments' STEM Behind Cool Careers series in Baltimore, in this Tuesday, July 18, 2017, file photo. John Urschel has found that a master's degree in mathematics, his stature as an accomplished author and his pending PhD at MIT isn't necessarily enough to sell young students on the benefit of crunching numbers. What really makes him interesting to most kids is that he's a former NFL player who opted to immerse himself in math. (Steve Ruark/AP Images for Texas Instruments, File)
December 07, 2020 - 11:18 am
John Urschel has found that a master’s degree in mathematics, his stature as an accomplished author and his pending doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology isn’t necessarily enough to sell young students on the benefit of crunching numbers. What really makes him interesting to most...
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Cincinnati running back Jerome Ford celebrates his touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against East Carolina, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
November 20, 2020 - 10:12 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Washington State athletic director Pat Chun says the school has nine football players in COVID-19 protocols and four players had to be put into the protocol Friday morning leading to the cancellation of the...
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In this image provided by WaV Sports & Entertainment + The NFL Alumni Academy, Mike Tice, second from left, coaches at the NFL Alumni Academy at Tom Benson Stadium in Canton, Ohio on Nov. 4, 2020. In normal times, NFL teams sometimes must scramble to find players during the season when a wave of injuries or other issues hit. In 2020, multiply those needs exponentially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Helping out the 32 teams on a limited scale, for now, is the NFL Alumni Academy. (Devon Dalton/WaV Sports & Entertainment + The NFL Alumni Academy via AP)
November 20, 2020 - 3:16 pm
In normal times, NFL teams sometimes must scramble to find players during the season when a wave of injuries or other issues hit. In 2020, multiply those needs exponentially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Helping out the 32 teams on a limited scale — for now — is the NFL Alumni Academy, run...
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Arkansas coach Sam Pittman does his interview following the team's 24-13 win over Tennessee in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
November 09, 2020 - 3:46 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo has tested positive for COVID-19. The school’s athletic department made the announcement Monday. Associate head coach Dwayne Stephens will lead the Spartans’ practices...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks walks behind the end zone during the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Tampa, Fla. This has been a year for Tampa Bay sports like no other, though the area's three successful professional teams haven't had a chance to truly capitalize on the boom and connect with re-energized fan bases. Derrick Brooks says he feels for the fans not being able to go to the games and celebrate their teams victories and success.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
November 03, 2020 - 2:54 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — This has been a year for Tampa Bay sports like no other, though the area's three successful professional franchises haven't had a chance to truly capitalize on the boom and energize pockets of a fan base that in recent years have earned the tag of front-runners. It has been — and...
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A fan wearing face mask to protect against coronavirus waits for the start of the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
October 19, 2020 - 3:54 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The National Football Foundation’s annual awards dinner in New York on Dec. 8 has been postponed because of the coronavirus. “The coronavirus has impacted every aspect of life in our country, creating an...
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Security reminds fans to mask up before entering Sanford Stadium before the start of the Georgia-Tennessee NCAA college football game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
October 13, 2020 - 1:57 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ One of Europe’s leading ice hockey competitions has canceled its 2020-21 season because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Champions Hockey League was due to begin next month in an already-shortened format with a...
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August 04, 2020 - 2:40 pm
DELRAY BEACH (AP) — The commander of the Navy SEALs said the unit will suspend its support of the National Navy SEAL Museum, a nonprofit organization not overseen by the military after videos surfaced online of dogs attacking a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey during a demonstration. “Each and...
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