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Notre Dame will play the game of waiting for realignment, because they can

At the end of the long 4th of July weekend, one question came to the fore in the swirling speculation about the future of college track and field: Was Notre Dame’s last Independence Day independent? Since last week’s jarring announcement that USC and UCLA will head to the Big Ten in 2024, all is quiet …

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The Rays once again need the creativity of the front office to make the playoffs

Welcome to The Opener, where every weekday morning during the regular season you’ll receive a fresh and current story to start the day from one of SI.com’s MLB writers. In recent years, one way to look to the future of baseball has been to look at the present of Rays. It was crazy when manager …

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Mick Schumacher on the British Grand Prix, Haas F1 status, more

Schumacher is a household name in the motorsports community, no matter if you’re a Formula 1 fan or just starting your own fandom. For 19 seasons, Michael Schumacher dominated the circuit and became the most successful driver in the history of the sport. The seven-time world champion holds nearly every scoring record in the book, …

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Broadcaster Twins Dick Bremer has a funny call after losing the abandonment

1. I often emphasize big calls in Traina Thoughts. But a big call doesn’t have to come during a good time. Pain and disappointment can also lead to memorable calls. This brings us to the Twins character, Dick Bremer. Minnesota lost their third straight game in Cleveland on Thursday. The defeat was also the second …

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The best prospects of 2024 prepare for an unlimited NCAA contact period

From intense daily training sessions to studying game movies to traveling across the country competing in showcases and tournaments on a weekly basis, Tre Johnson’s schedule doesn’t allow for a nap. “It’s not something I have a lot of time for,” Johnson says. “I always work; especially now that school is over. That said, he …

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MLS, Apple’s partner for the new ten-year media rights agreement

Backed by the belief that its fan base is younger, more global, and more technologically savvy than that of more traditional professional sports leagues, Major League Soccer on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year media rights deal with Apple that will be anchored by a single. , digital hub for all MLS, Leagues Cup and MLS Next …

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Kenny Smith details Shaq’s difficult start in “Inside the NBA”

1. The Inside the NBA show we see today with Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal is a well oiled machine that never fails to entertain. However, that doesn’t mean there weren’t any bumps along the way. In a recent appearance on the All the smoke podcast, Kenny Smith shared some amazing …

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Real Madrid and Barcelona meet in Las Vegas on the Soccer Champions Tour

Barcelona and Real Madrid will renew the US side of their rivalry this summer in Las Vegas, where the Spanish giants play a friendly on 23 July at the Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium. The couple met five years ago in Miami. It was a 3–2 Barcelona victory attended by more than 66,000 participants who was part …

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