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MLB postpones 6 Marlins games due to virus; Goodell writes to NFL fans

By Alex Butler  (0) The New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies game, planned for Tuesday night, was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 28 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball on Tuesday postponed the Miami Marlins' next six games because of the team's recent coronavirus outbreak, while commissioner Roger Goodell wrote about the [...]

2020-07-29T00:51:30+00:00July 29th, 2020|

Aaron Rodgers, Danica Patrick break up after two-year union

By Alex Butler  (1) Former NASCAR driver Danica Patrick (L) and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (R) began dating in 2018 before the couple separated this summer. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI | License Photo July 17 (UPI) -- NFL superstar Aaron Rodgers and former NASCAR driver Danica Patrick have ended their two-year relationship. Patrick's rep told E! News and People.com Thursday [...]

2020-07-19T01:59:20+00:00July 19th, 2020|

Braves’ Nick Markakis opts out after ‘eye-opening’ talk with Freddie Freeman

By Connor Grott  (0) Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis (pictured) was entering his sixth season with the Braves. He was competing for a spot in the team's outfield after the off-season signing of slugger Marcell Ozuna. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves veteran outfielder Nick Markakis has opted out of the 2020 [...]

2020-07-08T18:19:54+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Kansas City liquor store employee broke news of Patrick Mahomes’ contract

A liquor store employee broke the news of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' new contract hours before major outlets reported the 10-year extension. File Photo by Jon SooHoo/UPI | License Photo July 7 (UPI) -- A liquor store employee in Kansas City, Mo., was the first person to report Patrick Mahomes' record contract extension with the Kansas City [...]

2020-07-08T18:14:32+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Kansas City Chiefs sign Patrick Mahomes to largest contract in sports history

By Connor Grott  (0) Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and Super Bowl LIV MVP Patrick Mahomes has thrown for 9,412 yards with 76 touchdowns and 18 interceptions in 31 regular-season games in his career. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs and Super Bowl MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes have reached an agreement on [...]

2020-07-07T12:31:12+00:00July 7th, 2020|

NFL’s winningest coach Don Shula dies at 90

By Alex Butler  (2) Legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula's (C) health had declined in recent years before he died Monday morning at his home in Miami Beach, Fla. Photo courtesy of the Miami Dolphins MIAMI, May 4 (UPI) -- Don Shula, the winningest coach in NFL history, died Monday. He was 90. The Miami Dolphins announced [...]

2020-05-04T23:34:04+00:00May 4th, 2020|

NASCAR’s iRacers battle new distractions, bad habits amid

By Alex Butler  (0) Drivers from NASCAR's Cup Series, Xfinity Series and the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series have been competing in the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Series Invitational races. Photo courtesy of NASCAR April 16 (UPI) -- NASCAR's Landon Cassill is comfortable with iRacing, while Jimmie Johnson has struggled to acclimate to the virtual track. Both drivers [...]

2020-04-16T15:16:07+00:00April 16th, 2020|

Trump administration plans to open 2.3M acres for hunting, fishing

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Officials said it's the single largest growth of fishing and hunting opportunities by the Fish and Wildlife Service. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo April 9 (UPI) -- The Trump administration has announced plans to free up 2.3 million acres of federal land in wildlife refuges and fishing hatcheries to hunters [...]

2020-04-09T14:52:23+00:00April 9th, 2020|

Legendary New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey dies from coronavirus

By Connor Grott  (0) Former New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey's 63-yard field goal was an NFL record for 28 years. Photo courtesy of New Orleans Saints/Official Website April 5 (UPI) -- Famed New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey died late Saturday due to complications from the coronavirus, the team announced Sunday. He was 73. Dempsey, who famously converted [...]

2020-04-06T03:11:34+00:00April 6th, 2020|

NFL players approve new collective bargaining agreement by slim margin

By Connor Grott  (0) In a statement released Sunday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he was pleased that players from around the league agreed to the new collective bargaining agreement, which will run through at least 2030. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo March 15 (UPI) -- NFL players narrowly approved a new collective bargaining [...]

2020-03-16T18:19:44+00:00March 16th, 2020|