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Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics have just announced that all athletes at the games will be sleeping on cardboard beds that are “stronger than wooden beds,” the manager of Tokyo’s Athletes Village tells the AP. The recyclable cardboard beds, which have never been used before, are capable of safely sleeping a person who […]

Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs, who was once forced to live out of a car with his family, just surprised dad Marty Jacobs with a new home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, ESPN reports. “Blessed just bought my pops a house,” Josh tweeted Tuesday, while the Raiders’ Twitter account shared video of his dad’s tearful reaction. […]

Every year produces some really memorable sports moments, and 2019 was no different. To this end, The Ringer just published a list of their favorite sports moments of the past year. Ten are listed below; click on the link for the other 31: Tiger Woods wins the Masters. Kawhi Leonard’s miracle shot bounces the Toronto […]

Only two days after allegations surfaced against Dallas Stars head coach Jim Montgomery, the team has fired him, ESPN reports. Stars general manager Jim Nill said in a statement Tuesday that, “This decision was made due to unprofessional conduct inconsistent with the core values and beliefs of the Dallas Stars and the National Hockey League.” […]

Pete Frates, the man who is best known for popularizing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, passed away on Monday at the age of 34. The New York Times reports that the former college baseball player was diagnozed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, in 2012. While he did not start the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge, his […]

The status of Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters is in limbo as the team and NHL investigate allegations that he hurled racist slurs at a Nigerian-born minor league player 10 years ago, the AP reports. Flames GM Brad Treliving said the team is looking into the allegations levied by Akim Aliu on Twitter, who […]

Die-hard Winnipeg Blue Bombers fan Chris Matthew has more reason than most to be celebrating his team’s Grey Cup win, reports: he can now wear pants again after 18 years of frigid Winnipeg winters. Back in 2001, a confident Matthew made a casual bet that he wouldn’t wear pants again until his team won […]

Don Cherry has broken his silence regarding the controversial comments he made during a Hockey Night In Canada broadcast where he seemed to criticize Canadian immigrants for refusing to wear a poppy leading up to Remembrance Day. In his first interview since the broadcast, a subsequently his release from his position on the Saturday night […]

On Monday, Sportsnet announced that Canadian hockey legend Don Cherry had agreed to step down from his post as a commentator with the network over comments he made concerning immigrants who decline to wear poppy pins on Remembrance Day. “I live in Mississauga [Ontario]. Very few people wear the poppy,” said the 85-year-old Cherry during […]

A member of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team who was paralyzed in the 2018 bus crash has regained his ability to move his legs. Ryan Straschnitzki traveled to Thailand earlier this month for surgery on his spinal cord. This past Wednesday, a video posted to Twitter shows Straschnitzki moving his leg back and forth. Mapping of the […]



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