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The country group Lady Antebellum performs the national anthem before Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series between the Nashville Predators and the St. Louis Blues Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. From left to right, are: Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 09, 2017 - 3:06 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators' playoff drive is resulting in a change of venue for the annual CMT Music Awards. CMT announced Tuesday that the June 7 telecast of its awards show will take place at Nashville's Music City Center rather than Bridgestone Arena, the home of the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, former NFL player Nate Burleson is interviewed during a media availability on set at the at NFL Network studios in Culver City, California. CBS is making another change to its cast for the “NFL Today” show on Sundays, adding Nate Burleson to replace Bart Scott. Burleson is the second newcomer to the program, although Phil Simms is moving from the broadcast booth to the studio. That switch was announced last month. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)
May 08, 2017 - 10:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS is making another change to its cast for the "NFL Today" show on Sundays, replacing Bart Scott with Nate Burleson. Burleson is the second newcomer to the program, with Phil Simms moving from the broadcast booth to the studio. That switch was announced last month. Burleson played...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2016, file photo, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) waits on the sideline before an NFL football preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Chicago. Cutler was hired Friday, May 5m 2017, by Fox as an analyst to work on its No. 2 NFL team with Kevin Burkhardt and Charles Davis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
May 05, 2017 - 8:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another former NFL quarterback is headed to the broadcast booth. Jay Cutler was hired Friday by Fox as an analyst to work on its No. 2 NFL team with Kevin Burkhardt and Charles Davis. Last month, CBS replaced Phil Simms as its top game analyst with Tony Romo. Unlike Romo, who would...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2016, file photo, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) waits on the sideline before an NFL football preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Chicago. Cutler was hired Friday, May 5m 2017, by Fox as an analyst to work on its No. 2 NFL team with Kevin Burkhardt and Charles Davis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
May 05, 2017 - 8:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another former NFL quarterback is headed to the broadcast booth. Jay Cutler was hired Friday by the network as an analyst to work on its No. 2 NFL team with Kevin Burkhardt and Charles Davis. Last month, CBS replaced Phil Simms as its top game analyst with Tony Romo. Unlike Romo,...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama laughs with Frank Deford as he awards him the 2012 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony in the East Room of White House in Washington. Deford gave his final sports commentary on NPR’s “Morning Edition” Wednesday, ending a run of what he calls “little homilies” that began in 1980. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 03, 2017 - 9:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — National Public Radio commentator Frank Deford has bid listeners goodbye after 37 years of discussing sports on the network. Deford gave his 1,656th and final commentary on NPR's "Morning Edition" Wednesday, ending a run of what he calls "little homilies" that began in 1980. He...
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May 01, 2017 - 10:34 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) In recent months, ESPN has come under fire from liberals and conservatives. Some progressives are urging fans to boycott the...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, centre, celebrates with with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan after winning against Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko following their fight for Joshua's IBF and the vacant WBA Super World and IBO heavyweight titles, at Wembley Stadium, in London, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 2:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua remained in the ring long after 90,000 of his supporters had filed out of Wembley Stadium, posing happily for pictures with his team and hugging just about everyone he knew. No reason to leave early when being the heavyweight champion is so much fun. "I just want to...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, centre, celebrates with with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan after winning against Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko following their fight for Joshua's IBF and the vacant WBA Super World and IBO heavyweight titles, at Wembley Stadium, in London, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 11:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua remained in the ring long after 90,000 of his supporters had filed out of Wembley Stadium, posing happily for pictures with his team and hugging just about everyone he knew. No reason to leave early when being the heavyweight champion is so much fun. "I just want to...
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, center, and former Pittsburgh Steelers' Jerome Bettis, left, and Franco Harris pay tribute to Dan Rooney during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 28, 2017 - 3:58 pm
The sappy montage, the dramatic voiceover, the announcer breathlessly declaring that "anticipation of football fans everywhere is at an all-time high." No one does hype like the NFL, and its annual draft is perhaps the worst offender of all. For some reason, an estimated 70,000 people turned out...
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. speaks during a ceremonial ground breaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 27, 2017 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups are still bidding to buy the Miami Marlins from Jeffrey Loria. Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are involved in one of the groups. Bloomberg reported Tuesday that the Jeter/Bush group won...
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