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Antonio Brown, Steelers president, agree it is ‘time to move on’

iStock/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, who has had nine wildly successful seasons with the organization, says he and the team have decided to “move on.”Brown posted a picture with his arm around the shoulder of Steelers president, Art Rooney II, writing:”we discussed a lot of things and we cleared the air on…read more »

Manny Machado reaches deal to join San Diego Padres

Willard/iStock(NEW YORK) — ESPN reports Manny Machado, regarded as one of the top free agents in all of baseball this offseason, has reached a record deal to join the San Diego Padres. The contract is the biggest in American sports history, worth $300 million over ten years.Machado split time with the Baltimore Orioles and Los…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 2/18/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUECalgary 5, Arizona 2Tampa Bay 5, Columbus 1Chicago 8, Ottawa 7Colorado 3, Vegas 0OT Boston 6, San Jose 5Washington 3, L.A. Kings 2TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(3) Virginia 64, (20) Virginia Tech 58(22) Wisconsin 64, Illinois 58(23) Kansas St. 65, West Virginia 51Copyright © 2019,…read more »

Serena Williams back in top 10

Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK ) — Serena Williams is back in the top ten of the World Tennis Association rankings for the first time since giving birth in September 2017. Williams dropped as low as 491st when she returned played in March 2018. She is now ranked tenth in the world after making two…read more »

Female track star Caster Semenya in court to challenge gender ruling in landmark case on testosterone levels

FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) — South African athlete Caster Semenya was in court on Monday for a landmark hearing that is expected to have major implications for gender in sports.Semenya, 28, an Olympic gold medalist, went to the Court of Arbitration (CAS) for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland, appealing a controversial measure introduced by track and field’s…read more »

Daytona 500’s first female tire changers make history

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) —  This year’s Daytona 500 featured two history-making women working behind the scenes.Brehanna Daniels and Breanna O’Leary became the first women to change tires as part of a pit crew at the legendary race. Daniels also became the first African-American woman to change tires in a pit crew in…read more »

Denny Hamlin wins fiery Daytona 500; women make history in pit crew

wellesenterprises/iStock(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — The Daytona 500 ended in a wild finish Sunday, and some history was even made in the process.The so-called “Super Bowl of NASCAR” saw a total of five wrecks in the final 20 laps, including one involving 21 cars, which knocked 10 cars out of the race. All of the drivers…read more »

Report: Free agent Mike Moustakas returning to Brewers

Willard/iStock(NEW YORK) — It appears Mike Moustakas will be staying in Milwaukee for at least another year.Citing a league source, ESPN reports the third baseman has agreed on a one-year, $10 million deal with the Milwaukee Brewers. The contract is said to include a mutual option on a second year.Moustakas, 30, had spent his entire…read more »

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