Gov. Roy Cooper has issued an executive order allowing college athletes to earn money off the use of their names, images and likenesses.
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After realising her photo went viral, Xiong posted a Weibo update with a video of her performance during a water polo game.
An Iranian athlete left his country after being told to lose on purpose, won silver at the Olympics for Mongolia, and dedicated the medal to Israel
Saeid Mollaei is from Iran but is representing Mongolia at the Tokyo Olympics. After winning silver in judo, he dedicated his medal to Israel.
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Olympic Judo competitor Saeid Mollaei shouted out Israel after winning the silver medal in the men’s 81kg Judo event, a nod to his difficult past and the obstacles he overcame to even be able to compete in this year’s Tokyo Olympics. “Thank you to Israel for all the good energy -– this medal is dedicated to you as well and I hope Israeli is happy with this victory, todah,” Mollaei told Israeli news outlet Channel 5 Sports after winning the silver medal. Mollaei is originally from Iran, where he
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Bryson DeChambeau’s former caddie Tim Tucker opened up on his split last month with DeChambeau.
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Nick Sirianni's first training camp practice as head coach closed with a pretty awesome press conference interaction. By Adam Hermann
Brazil’s youngest Olympic medallist, Rayssa Leal, arrived home on Wednesday to find a lawyer she did not know had trademarked her nickname because she was worried unscrupulous business people might take advantage of the 13-year-old skateboarder. Flavia Penido said she applied to register the ‘Little Fairy’ nickname given to Leal, who won a silver medal in Tokyo in the street category. Penido watched Leal’s performance that enchanted Brazil in the early hours of Monday morning and soon after consulted national trademark authorities to see if anyone had registered the name for skateboarding clothes or equipment.
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Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy is hanging NBA Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo's viral quote in all of his kids rooms.
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Paige VanZant made big news when she turned to the bareknuckle boxing world. But this past Friday, she fell to 0-2 for BKFC.
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Browns DE Myles Garrett offers an interesting take on gymnast Simone Biles withdrawing from the Olympics for mental health reasons
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Reportedly a six-year deal with a 5.9 million cap hit for the now-former-Avs goalie.
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Former longtime FSU assistant Chuck Amato talked to legendary coach Bobby Bowden, who has terminal pancreatic cancer, for nearly an hour by phone.
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Officials at Fuji International Speedway apologized to the Dutch team after world time trial champion Anna van der Breggen was pulled from her bike by security during a recon of the Olympic course for Wednesday's race against the clock. The guard apparently did not know that van der Breggen was a competing athlete.
Olympic gymnast Jordan Chiles put on a "superhero-inspired" floor routine at the 2021 Olympics and it can only be described as spectacular. The post Jordan Chiles’ ‘Superhero’ Floor Routine Is Simply Spectacular appeared first on Nerdist.
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"I hated him," said Viktor Hovland. As chemistry goes, this wasn’t exactly what one would expect from Olympic countrymen.
A TV commentator was fired for saying South Korean table tennis Olympians have eyes so 'narrow' he can't understand 'how they can see the ball'
Greek television station ERT said in a statement on Monday that it fired Dimosthenis Karmiris as a guest commentator after his remarks.
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Has Buddy Hield played his last game for Kings?
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"I have nothing to do with the design or marketing of the upcoming #Kyrie8, IMO these are trash!" the baller wrote on Instagram.
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The 30-year-old is staring down the barrel at his eighth CrossFit Games appearance. Here's how he's gunning for gold in Madison
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The Seattle Kraken have landed the biggest fish in free agency — at least in terms of goaltending.
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Spinning Back Clique: What’s next for Paige VanZant? T.J. Dillashaw? And what’s at stake with Patricio Freire vs. A.J. McKee?
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