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December 12, 2018 - 1:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Al Helfer, who broadcast games on radio for the "Mutual Game of the Day" in the 1950s, has won the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting by baseball's Hall of Fame and Museum. Helfer, who died in 1975, will be recognized on July 20 at Cooperstown, New York, as part of...
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Jayson Stark smiles at the baseball winter meetings in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Stark, acclaimed for mixing humor with impeccable knowledge during more than four decades of commentary, has won the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. He will be honored during the Hall of Fame's induction weekend from July 19-22 in Cooperstown, New York. (AP Photo/Janie McCauley)
December 11, 2018 - 1:21 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jayson Stark, acclaimed for mixing humor with impeccable knowledge during more than four decades of commentary, has won the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. He will be honored during the Hall of Fame's induction weekend from July 19-22 in...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2016, file photo, retired Hall of Fame basketball player Shaquille O'Neal smiles as he talks to reporters during an NBA basketball news conference in Miami. O’Neal has been to enough parties before Super Bowls to know that he can do much better. “I’ve been to a million Super Bowl parties the past 15 years, and they’re all boring,” O’Neal said. “So this is Atlanta, I’m bringing the party to Atlanta. I wanted to do something big, so I called my friends.” (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
December 11, 2018 - 4:04 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal has been to enough parties before Super Bowls to know that he can do much better. "I've been to a million Super Bowl parties the past 15 years, and they're all boring," O'Neal said. "So this is Atlanta, I'm bringing the party to Atlanta. I wanted to do something big...
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This April 17, 2011, photo provided by ESPN shows Jon Champion during an FA Cup semifinal between Stoke City and Bolton at Wembley Stadium in London. Jon Champion is leaving England to become ESPN's lead announcer for Major League Soccer. He has been working part-time for ESPN during international fixture breaks and starts an exclusive contract with the network on Feb. 1. He plans to move to the Boston area, within commuting distance from ESPN's campus in Bristol, Connecticut. (Joe Faroni/ESPN via AP)
December 10, 2018 - 3:55 pm
Jon Champion is making a Brexit of his own, leaving England to become ESPN's lead announcer for Major League Soccer. The 53-year-old has been broadcasting British matches since 1988 and is heard around the world calling games for Premier League Productions. He has been working part-time for ESPN...
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December 10, 2018 - 12:30 pm
Jon Champion is leaving England to become ESPN's lead announcer for Major League Soccer. The 53-year-old has been broadcasting British matches since 1988 and is heard around the world calling games for Premier League Productions. He has been working part-time for ESPN during international fixture...
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December 05, 2018 - 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Qatari man accused in a lawsuit of stiffing fellow investors in rapper Ice Cube's 3-on-3 pro basketball league has been given diplomatic status that gives him "full immunity from all aspects of civil litigation." Ahmed al-Rumaihi's status was revealed in a federal court filing...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2018, file photo, John Cena attends the "Bumblebee" panel on day two of Comic-Con International in San Diego. WWE Superstar John Cena is the recipient of this year’s Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. The award, which was announced on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, is given each year to an athlete or sports figure who embodies the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and philanthropy while using sports as a platform.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
November 29, 2018 - 12:00 pm
WWE superstar John Cena is the recipient of this year's Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. The award, which was announced Thursday, is given each year to an athlete or sports figure who embodies the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and philanthropy while using sports as a platform...
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Tiger Woods, izquierda, estrecha la mano de Phil Mickelson, derecha, luego de perder un duelo por nueve millones de dólares en el campo de golf Shadow Creek, el viernes 23 de noviembre de 2018, en Las Vegas. (AP Foto/John Locher)
November 24, 2018 - 8:43 pm
Turner's B/R Live brand is offering a refund to those who experienced technical difficulties during the Phil Mickelson-Tiger Woods pay-per-view match in Las Vegas. B/R Live said Saturday that it would offer refunds. Charter Spectrum, Cox Communications, Dish/Sling TV and AT&T — via its DirecTV...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 17, 2016 file photo, tennis legend Billie Jean King participates in a discussion at the Aspen Institute's 2016 Project Play Summit at the Newseum in Washington. Billie Jean King is celebrating her 75th birthday, which lands on Thanksgiving this year, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
November 22, 2018 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King is celebrating her 75th birthday, which lands on Thanksgiving this year. The tennis great recently hosted a birthday party at the New-York Historical Society that included New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and video tributes from former President Barack Obama...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 file photo, announcers from left: Mike Tirico, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison work on the set inside Arrowhead Stadium before an NFL football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders, in Kansas City, Mo. When fans tune into NBC's Thanksgiving night broadcast of the Falcons-Saints game, they might do a double take. Rather than seeing Mike Tirico, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison in the studio for the pregame and halftime programs, those three gentlemen will be calling the game. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
November 20, 2018 - 2:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When fans tune into NBC's Thanksgiving night broadcast of the Falcons-Saints game, they might do a double take. Rather than seeing Mike Tirico, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison in the studio for the pregame and halftime programs, those three will be calling the game. It's nothing new...
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