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Rivera: McLaurin deal impacts whole organization

Rivera: McLaurin deal impacts whole organization

ASHBURN, Va. — Washington Commanders coach Ron Rivera viewed receiver Terry McLaurin as more than just a receiver who needed to be extended. He was a key player for an organization trying to rebuild its image amid a congressional investigation. “He’s an organizational signing,” Rivera said. “It impacts not just the football side but the …

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Big 12 in deep discussions to add up to six Pac-12 teams after USC, UCLA defections to Big Ten

Big 12 in deep discussions to add up to six Pac-12 teams after USC, UCLA defections to Big Ten

The Big 12 is involved in deep discussions to add multiple Pac-12 programs as a way to shore up its membership in the wake of the USC and UCLA defection to the Big Ten, sources tell CBS Sports. At least four teams are being considered with the potential for the Big 12 to add more …

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Justin Thomas of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during round one of the 122nd U.S. Open Championship at The Country Club June 16, 2022, in Brookline, Mass.

Justin Thomas on PGA Tour defectors: ‘Have the b—s to say I’m doing this for the money’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Fifteen-time PGA Tour winner Justin Thomas has been among the more outspoken players to criticize those joining the rival Saudi-backed golf league. But for Thomas, it’s personal. During a recent appearance on the NLU Podcast, Thomas opened up about his feelings about the PGA Tour defectors, saying …

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WNBA star Brittney Griner stands trial in Russia on drug charges

WNBA star Brittney Griner stands trial in Russia on drug charges

Griner, whose arrest came less than a week before Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, plays for a Russian basketball team during the WNBA’s offseason. The Department of State said in May that Griner is being “wrongfully detained by the Russian government,” an official classification that means the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs, working …

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Senate asks legality of MLB antitrust exemption

Senate asks legality of MLB antitrust exemption

The Senate Judiciary Committee is questioning the legality of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, releasing a letter on Tuesday addressed to Advocates for Minor Leaguers asking about its effect on the lives of players. The letter is a bipartisan effort led by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Mike Lee …

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