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Marco Andretti, right, poses, with Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, center and Takuma Sato, of Japan, during the front row photos session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Andretti won the pole for Sunday's race. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
August 20, 2020 - 2:46 am
Everything was new to Mike Tirico when he walked past the famed pagoda that dominates the front stretch at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, assumed his broadcast perch high above pit lane and proceeded to host his first Indy 500. Now, all that was new has given way to unprecedented. One year after NBC...
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This image released by Apple TV Plus shows Jason Sudeikis in “Ted Lasso,” premiering globally on Friday, August 14, on Apple TV Plus. (Apple TV Plus via AP)
August 12, 2020 - 11:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Sudeikis was a huge sports fan growing up in Kansas, especially basketball. Not so much that game where you kick a ball into a goal. “The beautiful game? I didn’t get it a couple of years ago. I thought, ‘Well, good for them for getting that nickname.’ But now I get it,” he...
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Photo credit Minnesota Wild's Eric Staal (12) battles against Vancouver Canucks' Jay Beagle (83) during the first period of an NHL hockey playoff game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Codie McLachlan/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 05, 2020 - 8:16 pm
Fan-free playoff hockey still proving plenty intense…
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Photo credit Tiger Woods toss a ball down on the 17th hold during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 05, 2020 - 7:04 pm
Tiger Woods might have a new putter for the PGA Championship…
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Photo credit Bryson DeChambeau hits from a bunker to the first green during practice for the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 05, 2020 - 5:00 pm
Column: Big and booming, DeChambeau is PGA Tour must-see TV…
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Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates his goal against Osasuna during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, July 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)
July 29, 2020 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Champions League quarterfinals and semifinals will disappear from U.S. network and cable English-language television this summer under the new contract between UEFA and CBS, and the remainder of the 2019-20 competition will be primarily streamed. CBS took over rights from TBS...
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Photo credit A basketball court is shown at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Kissimmee, Fla., Tuesday, July 21, 2020. The NBA's marketing motto for the restart of the season at Walt Disney World is “Whole New Game,” and in many respects, that’s very true. (AP Photo/Tim Reynolds)
July 27, 2020 - 9:46 pm
NBA restart likely to provide TV audience new sights, sounds…
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Photo credit In a photo provided by NBC Sports, Molly Solomon, executive producer and president of NBC's Olympics production unit, poses for a photo in March 2020. With the Summer Olympics postponed a year due to the coronavirus, Solomon and her team have reset their countdown clocks while trying to adjust to a new set of challenges. Any Olympics provides plenty of compelling storylines, but Solomon says Tokyo takes on bigger importance with everything that has transpired worldwide this year. (Zi Wang/NBC Sports via AP)
July 27, 2020 - 5:08 am
NBC resets focus for Tokyo while looking ahead to Beijing…
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Chelsea's Christian Pulisic controls the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Phil Noble/Pool via AP)
July 25, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Arlo White didn't know what to expect when the Premier League season resumed with Project Restart. The only thing he knew was that it beat the alternatives. “Watching exciting top level Premier League football without fans for a stretch is way better than no football at all,” he said. “I salute the...
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FILE - Bob Costas attends the Friars Club Entertainment Icon Award ceremony honoring Billy Crystal in New York on Nov. 12, 2018. CNN announced that Costas will join their network as an on-air contributor. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
July 24, 2020 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Time to cut a conversation with Bob Costas short. The new boss — CNN chief Jeff Zucker — is calling on the other line. Costas, who ended his 40-year hitch at NBC Sports more than a year ago, this week signed on as a CNN contributor to offer commentary on the intersection of news and...
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