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New $113 Billion NFL Media Rights Deal Gives Fans More Options To Watch Games
H.J. Mai | March 19, 2021
Tom Brady (12) of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers plays during the Super Bowl LV game against the Kansas City Chiefs in February.Cliff Welch | Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The NFL has finalized a new round of broadcast rights agreements, providing the league with a financial windfall and fans with ...
From A-To-Z, We Have You Covered For The NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournaments
Tom Goldman | March 19, 2021
All men's NCAA Basketball Tournament games are being held in Indiana in a makeshift coronavirus bubble. Purdue's Mackey Arena in West Lafayette is hosting some of the early games.Justin Casterline | Getty Images For college basketball fans, March Madness is back and a historic wait is over. Last year, for ...
Wave Of Bills To Block Trans Athletes Has No Basis In Science, Researcher Says
Tinbete Ermyas, Kira Wakeam | March 18, 2021
Roughly 35 bills are being proposed that would limit or prohibit transgender women from competing in women's athletics. Above, athletes run in the Women's 400 meter final during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.Shaun Botterill | Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Throughout the country, roughly 35 bills have been introduced by state legislators ...
NCAA Women’s Basketball: UConn Again A Top Seed. But Starting Without Its Famed Coach
Tom Goldman | March 15, 2021
Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma talks to his team during a game against Villanova in the Big East tournament on March 7, 2021. Auriemma has tested positive for the coronavirus.Jessica Hill | AP The head coach for the top-ranked team in women's college basketball has tested positive for the coronavirus. ...
How 2 Skiers Conquered Yosemite’s Half Dome
Vincent Acovino, Farah Eltohamy | March 3, 2021
In this photo provided by Jason Torlano, Zach Milligan is shown on his descent down Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Feb. 21. The two men climbed some 4,000 feet to the top of Yosemite's Half Dome in subfreezing temperatures and skied down the famously steep monolith to ...
NFL Offers All 30 Stadiums For Use As Coronavirus Vaccine Sites
Bill Chappell | February 5, 2021
People wait in a socially distanced line to get their COVID-19 vaccinations at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., last month. The NFL is making all 30 of its stadiums available to serve as mass vaccination sites.Elise Amendola | AP Every NFL team will offer their stadium as a possible mass ...
Some See Desert As Next Surfing Hot Spot
Matt Guilhem | December 26, 2020
Surfing is a hallmark of Southern California's famous beaches. But soon, people who live in the desert east of Los Angeles will be able to take to the waves themselves without driving to the shore.