“It’s interesting. I have a lot of friends that work in Major League Baseball and in the NFL. They’ve been asking me — in fact, a well-known athlete just asked me, a football player, if he expects [sic] to come back. I said I would move very cautiously in that expectation. … [Read more...] about President Trump says he doesn’t know when sports might resume
Football’s most generous donor was Houston Texans majority owner Bob McNair, who made 61 donations amounting to more than $7m to conservative groups and campaigns. The biggest of these was a $1.1m donation to the Congressional Leadership Fund, a Super Pac dedicated to electing Republicans to the US House of Representatives. He also made two separate $1m gifts to the Senate Leadership Fund, a newer Super Pac established in January 2015 that seeks to maintain the Republican majority in the US Senate. … [Read more...] about Sports team owners make huge political donations. Where does their money go?
Phil: "You talk about our parents as influencers... people always talk about my dad as a cricketer, but my mum was an incredible sportswoman. She'd play cricket with us, she'd play football. She actually played football for her town team, the first ever girl to do that in the town. So mum used to take us everywhere and we used to join in with the netball. Rounders was the best as it was similar to cricket. There was cross pollination, without a shadow of a doubt, because whether there was a bat or a ball, we just got encouraged to join in because we made so many friends and we learned great discipline." … [Read more...] about Neville family: Gary, Phil and Tracey on what drove them to the top of their sports – Off Script
The Gold Key Dinner was inaugurated in 1940, with baseball legend Connie Mack and golf superstar Bobby Jones among the initial recipients. The roster of honorees since then reads like a Who's Who of Connecticut sports – Joe Cronin, Julius Boros, Willie Pep, Lindy Remigino, Floyd Little, Joan Joyce, Otto Graham, Calvin Murphy, Gordie Howe, Bill Rodgers, Geno Auriemma, Rebecca Lobo, Brian Leetch, Kristine Lilly, Marlon Starling, Dwight Freeney and ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen are just a few of the past Gold Key winners. A complete list is available at www.ctsportswriters.com. … [Read more...] about Sports Journalism Scholarship Goes to Farmington Senior
#SaintsFC can detail measures it is taking as part of the club’s ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic: https://t.co/1pMnaqFQMS … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Premier League captains broker a £4m NHS deal, season OVER claims, UFC 249 LATEST updates