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The Eerie Strangeness That Will Be an NCAA Tournament Without Fans | Bleacher Report

Virginia celebrates winning the 2019 men

Virginia celebrates winning the 2019 men’s NCAA championshipMatt York/Associated Press Whether or not a college basketball tournament will be played seems like a silly concern in the grand scheme of a pandemic, but it was huge news when the NCAA made the stunning yet unsurprising announcement Wednesday afternoon that fans …

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Report: Kenny Atkinson Didn’t Want to Coach Nets’ Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving | Bleacher Report

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving (11) and head coach Kenny Atkinson, left, stand on the court in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Brandon Dill/Associated Press Kenny Atkinson was looking for an exit and received his wish when he and the Brooklyn Nets agreed to part ways Saturday. According to Yahoo Sports’ Vincent Goodwill, Atkinson struggled to mesh with the team’s two biggest offseason acquisitions, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Goodwill’s sources said the coach “wasn’t …

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NFL Scouting Combine Notebook: Meet This Year’s Small-School ‘Draft Crush’ | Bleacher Report

NFL Scouting Combine Notebook: Meet This Year's Small-School 'Draft Crush' | Bleacher Report

Michael Conroy/Associated Press Denzel Mims, wide receiver, Baylor: Mims is our pick for biggest winner of the combine, following an outstanding Senior Bowl week with exceptional workouts. He has pushed his way toward the top of a crowded field of wide receivers. Mekhi Becton, tackle, Louisville: Huge man run fast …

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NFL Scouting Combine Notebook: AJ Dillon Storms Up the Draft Board | Bleacher Report

NFL Scouting Combine Notebook: AJ Dillon Storms Up the Draft Board | Bleacher Report

Joe Sargent/Getty Images We’re here tonight to tell you about a very special running back. Yuck. Haven’t you heard? Running backs don’t matter. Hear us out. This back tips the scales at a burly 247 pounds. Double yuck. Big backs wear down halfway through their rookie training camps. We’re only …

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Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu Becomes 1st Player in D-1 History with 2K, 1K, 1K | Bleacher Report

Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu brings the ball up during the first half of the team

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press Oregon star Sabrina Ionescu made history Monday against Stanford when she collected her ninth rebound of the game late in the third quarter. She became the first player in Division I to have at least 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 assists. ESPN @espn 2K points. …

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NFL Owners Accept New CBA Proposal amid Buzz of 17-Game Season, Playoff Changes | Bleacher Report

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - JANUARY 19: A detail view of the NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE logo on the goal post stanchion before the AFC Championship Game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)

David Eulitt/Getty Images The NFL is one step closer toward getting a new collective bargaining agreement after the league’s owners accepted the terms of the latest proposal.   In a memo from the league obtained by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL announced its membership “voted to accept terms on the principal …

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Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett Headline 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists | Bleacher Report

Darrian Traynor/Getty Images The eight finalists for the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class have been announced, headlined by late Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant.  Bryant was among several high-profile first-time nominees for the 2020 class, along with Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. The 2020 class will be revealed …

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