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In this Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 file photo, Turf manager Jared Hertzel touches up the newly-painted Big Ten conference logo on the football field at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. 
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Pac-12, Big Ten shelve games and fears grow of ripple effect

All eyes are now on the Atlantic Coast, Southeastern and Big 12 conferences to see if more games will be shelved in what is already shaping up as a college football season like no other.



NBA says 16 players have tested positive for coronavirus

“My ultimate conclusion is that we can’t outrun the virus and that this is what we’re going to be living with for the foreseeable future," said NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.


This former Knicks player ditched the NBA for the Army. Now he leads a platoon

“I enjoyed basketball, I loved playing it at the highest level,” said Lt. Marshall Plumlee.. “But there was still an itch I wanted to scratch on the Army side of things. I wanted to do it on a larger capacity."


Washington Redskins launch review of controversial team name

The Washington Redskins moved Friday toward what team owner Daniel Snyder once vowed was unthinkable: changing its controversial name in a bow to pressure from its largest corporate sponsors and the fierce winds of societal reckoning sweeping the country.



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In private letter to Redskins, FedEx said it will remove signage if name isn't changed

FedEx, the shipping giant that signed a $205-million stadium naming rights deal with the Washington Redskins in 1999, notified the team in a July 2 letter that, unless the team changes its name, it will remove its signage from the stadium after the NFL's 2020 season, six years before the deal's expiration.