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MLB: Dodgers and Yankees Remain As The Top Two Best Teams, For Now

The Los Angeles Dodgers have a five game lead over all other MLB teams in the National and American Leagues, putting them at the top of the rankings about two months before the regular season ends, and playoffs begin. As a diehard San Francisco Giants fan, it pained me to witness the Dodgers sweep the Giants in not only their home series, but also their away series last week, with the Dodgers winning all eight games against their Northern California rival. Additionally, the LA team won all three games of their most recent series against the San Diego Padres, who are currently ranked higher than the Giants.

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Moment of Silence Held for Brittney Griner Before WNBA Game

Following the sentencing of Brittney Griner in Russia to nine years in prison on Thursday, the WNBA world continues to show Griner their support. Before the Connecticut Sun and Phoenix Mercury game started, coaches, players, and fans locked arms and silently bowed their heads for 42 seconds– a nod to Griner’s jersey number with the Mercury.

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NBA’s Iman Shumpert Arrested for Marijuana Possession at Texas Airport

Former NBA player, Iman Shumpert, was arrested Saturday afternoon at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport for cannabis possession. According to sources, according to the Dallas Fort Worth Airport Department of Public Safety, he had six ounces of cannabis in a bag when he tried to pass through airport security for his flight back to Los Angeles.

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MLB Trade Deadline for 2022 Reveals Winners and Losers in Several Deals

The 2022 MLB Trade deadline has passed, and it has been a crazy ride. The deadline was Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET as the teams could no longer make deals to bolster their rosters ahead of the stretch run. One of the most talked about trades being Washington’s Nationals trade with San Diego Padres in exchange for Juan Soto.

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Sports Betting Legalized In Massachusetts Ahead Of NFL Season

Since 2018, 30 states and the District of Columbia offer various forms of legal sports betting, and now the state of Massachusetts has joined on the wagering train just in time for New England Patriots fans to bet on their team in September. While legalizing sports betting can be a dangerous game and lead to a massive loss of income for die-hard sports fans, Massachusetts Senators and Representatives came to the conclusion that passing a bill set to “legalize betting on professional and college sports” will overall benefit the economy of the Old Bay State. Senator Eric Lesser shared that approximately $65 million will now be earned annually through this industry, which is major revenue in the medium-sized state of about 7 million residents.

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WWE Legend Ric Flair Displays Final Attempt in The Ring at Age 73

Ric Flair is ready to say farewell to the ring once again. The 73-year-old pro wrestling legend announced his return to the rind on Monday, more than a decade after his last match. “The Rumors Are True! I’m Going To Walk That Aisle, Style, and Profile, One Last Time!“ Flair said in a tweet. The match, organized by Jim Cricket Productions, will take place on July 31 at the Nashville Fairgrounds in Tennessee.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Wishes to Leave Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo and his agent Jorge Mendes held meetings with Manchester United at Carrington over the last week to discuss his desire to leave the team to play in the Champions League. However, his position remains unchanged as United does not want him to go. Cristiano Ronaldo was not happy with United’s performance during the last season. They came out in sixth place in the Premier League and could not qualify for the UEFA Champions League, which meant Ronaldo had to be content with playing in the Europa League. This was one of the main reasons the forward superstar wished to leave the team.

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WNBA Star Liz Cambage Leaves Los Angeles Sparks

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Sparks announced that the team had agreed to a contract divorce with starting center Liz Cambage. It was first reported that Cambage wanted out of L.A. by Khristina Williams, and now it’s been made official that the two sides will part ways. “It is with the support that we share Liz Cambage’s decision to terminate her contract with the organization. We want what’s best for Liz and have agreed to part ways amicably. The Sparks remain excited about our core group and are focused on our run towards a 2022 playoff berth.” Sparks Managing Partner Eric Holoman said in a statement.

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Maryland Law to Allow Religious Garments in College Sports

Executive Director for the Aspen Institute’s Religion & Society Program, who studies religion, racism, and justice – recalls his own experience of fighting for inclusion as a turbaned Sikh athlete.

Growing up in Texas, the director says he and his brothers were often denied the right to play college and school sports because of their turbans, a religious head covering worn by men of the Sikh religion. It was his story that welcomed the US state of Maryland’s Inclusive Athletic Attire Act, also known as House Bill 515, which came into legal effect on July 1.

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Former Racing Driver Wins the BBC Evergreen Athlete Award

Leilani Münter, a former racing driver and climate activist, has won the BBC’s Evergreen Athlete Award, which is part of its inaugural Green Sport Awards. The announcement came before the main awards to be aired in October, for which people can nominate sports organizations they think are raising awareness or reducing their impact.

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ESPY Awards 2022: Best Moments

The 2022 ESPYS took place Wednesday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where some of the best players, teams, and moments in sports were honored. Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry had the task of opening the night after winning his fourth NBA title, beating the Boston Celtics in the Finals. He was one of the event’s many highlights, using his opening monologue to roast Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James and explaining that he understands why Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady un-retired.

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Noah Lyles Breaks Michael Johnson’s
200m American Record

Noah Lyles broke Michael Johnson’s American record, leading the sweep of the men’s 200m medals at the world track and field championships. Lyles, 25, crossed the finished line in the men’s 200m Thursday night in 19.31 seconds. Not only did he beat his previous personal best of 19.50, but he shattered the American record by one hundredth of a second.

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