• Grant Napear out as Kings play-by-play announcer following 'All Lives Matter' tweet By Sporting News   -   Jun 3, 2020

    GRANT NAPEAR OUT AS KINGS PLAY-BY-PLAY ANNOUNCER FOLLOWING 'ALL LIVES MATTER' TWEET

    The Kings thanked Napear for his "contributions to the team" in a statement shared Tuesday night.

  • Steelers lose 54-year-old tradition with NFL training camps staying home By Sporting News   -   Jun 3, 2020

    STEELERS LOSE 54-YEAR-OLD TRADITION WITH NFL TRAINING CAMPS STAYING HOME

    For the Steelers, a new league mandate brings an abrupt end to a tradition that began in 1966.

  • Ishmael El-Amin organizing 'peaceful protest' at Ball State: 'We deserve change, and we demand it' By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    ISHMAEL EL-AMIN ORGANIZING 'PEACEFUL PROTEST' AT BALL STATE: 'WE DESERVE CHANGE, AND WE DEMAND IT'

    In an ordinary year, El-Amin would be preparing for his senior season at Ball State. As we know, 2020 has been anything but ordinary.

  • Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie shares powerful message on fighting racial injustice: Change 'starts with us' By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    EAGLES OWNER JEFFREY LURIE SHARES POWERFUL MESSAGE ON FIGHTING RACIAL INJUSTICE: CHANGE 'STARTS WITH US'

    A statement by the Eagles owner stood out from others around the NFL for its sincerity and promises to help "foster social change"...

  • Vikings linebackers tweet takedown of NFL's statement on social justice: 'Vague answers do nothing' By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    VIKINGS LINEBACKERS TWEET TAKEDOWN OF NFL'S STATEMENT ON SOCIAL JUSTICE: 'VAGUE ANSWERS DO NOTHING'

    Anthony Barr and Eric Kendricks said the NFL's statement in response to the death of George Floyd didn't go far enough to explain steps...

  • Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh marches in Ann Arbor protest By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    MICHIGAN COACH JIM HARBAUGH MARCHES IN ANN ARBOR PROTEST

    Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh joined a peaceful protest in Ann Arbor on Tuesday against police brutality.

  • Updated IndyCar schedule for 2020: Dates, start times, TV channels for all races after coronavirus delay By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    UPDATED INDYCAR SCHEDULE FOR 2020: DATES, START TIMES, TV CHANNELS FOR ALL RACES AFTER CORONAVIRUS DELAY

    Here is the new 2020 IndyCar schedule, including a list of the races that were canceled and those that were rescheduled.

  • 49ers reminded of Colin Kaepernick in responses to team's posts about Blackout Tuesday By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    49ERS REMINDED OF COLIN KAEPERNICK IN RESPONSES TO TEAM'S POSTS ABOUT BLACKOUT TUESDAY

    The 49ers were the last NFL team to employ Colin Kaepernick since his decision in 2016 to protest social injustice and police brutality...

  • Wes Unseld was a giant both on and off the court - even standing just 6-7 By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    WES UNSELD WAS A GIANT BOTH ON AND OFF THE COURT - EVEN STANDING JUST 6-7

    Wes Unseld didn't necessarily fill up a basketball stat sheet. But Unseld, who died at the age of 74 on Tuesday, leaves a legacy inside...

  • Chargers coach Anthony Lynn has NFL's strongest reaction to protests of George Floyd's death By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    CHARGERS COACH ANTHONY LYNN HAS NFL'S STRONGEST REACTION TO PROTESTS OF GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH

    Lynn wants go beyond the release of a simple statement: "If it's radical, then it's radical, and I want to be a part of that."

  • Notre Dame-Navy football game moved from Dublin to Annapolis, a first for storied rivalry By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    NOTRE DAME-NAVY FOOTBALL GAME MOVED FROM DUBLIN TO ANNAPOLIS, A FIRST FOR STORIED RIVALRY

    The Navy-Notre Dame series won't be played in Ireland in 2020, but the alternative could be fun.

  • Is Spongebob Island coming to Fortnite Season 3? By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    IS SPONGEBOB ISLAND COMING TO FORTNITE SEASON 3?

    An online image from Epic Games made some wonder if there is going to be a Spongebob Island in Fortnite.

  • Raiders' Henry Ruggs has 'little open wound' on leg following moving accident By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    RAIDERS' HENRY RUGGS HAS 'LITTLE OPEN WOUND' ON LEG FOLLOWING MOVING ACCIDENT

    Las Vegas Raiders rookie and wide receiver Henry Ruggs III injured his thigh while helping a friend move.

  • John Madden has good reason to avoid artificial crowd noise on NFL broadcasts, but will he get his wish? By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    JOHN MADDEN HAS GOOD REASON TO AVOID ARTIFICIAL CROWD NOISE ON NFL BROADCASTS, BUT WILL HE GET HIS WISH?

    Madden thinks piped-in crowd noise would blanket on-field sounds that would make for great TV.

  • Wrestling community rips WWE's Jaxson Ryker for tweeting Donald Trump support: 'Sorry a- motherf-er' By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    WRESTLING COMMUNITY RIPS WWE'S JAXSON RYKER FOR TWEETING DONALD TRUMP SUPPORT: 'SORRY A- MOTHERF-ER'

    A member of the Forgotten Sons stable, Jaxson Ryker tweeted support for the president following controversial actions

  • Jason Whitlock out at Fox Sports, reportedly plans to start own media business By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    JASON WHITLOCK OUT AT FOX SPORTS, REPORTEDLY PLANS TO START OWN MEDIA BUSINESS

    Whitlock and the network reportedly could not agree on a new contract.

  • 'Valorant' patch notes 1.0: New agent, map and game mode added for game's release By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    'VALORANT' PATCH NOTES 1.0: NEW AGENT, MAP AND GAME MODE ADDED FOR GAME'S RELEASE

    The first patch for "Valorant" is here and Riot Games has added some big-time updates to the game, just in time for the game's official...

  • Knicks owner James Dolan offers weak explanation for lack of statement on George Floyd's death By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    KNICKS OWNER JAMES DOLAN OFFERS WEAK EXPLANATION FOR LACK OF STATEMENT ON GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH

    The Knicks owner has reportedly left players and employees "furious" because the team has not yet publicly commented on the death of...

  • Tiger Woods calls for 'safer, unified society' after George Floyd's death By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    TIGER WOODS CALLS FOR 'SAFER, UNIFIED SOCIETY' AFTER GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH

    The death of George Floyd while in police custody has prompted responses from across the world of sport, with Tiger Woods now speaking...

  • Kings broadcaster placed on leave after 'All Lives Matter' response to DeMarcus Cousins By Sporting News   -   Jun 2, 2020

    KINGS BROADCASTER PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER 'ALL LIVES MATTER' RESPONSE TO DEMARCUS COUSINS

    A Sacramento radio station is reportedly investigating Grant Napear's response on Twitter to former Kings center DeMarcus Cousins.