Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Nick Saban among sports figures to speak out after George Floyd’s death

The entire nation is reeling after the death of George Floyd, an African-American man in Minneapolis killed after a police officer was caught on video kneeling on his neck for over seven minutes. Floyd’s death has sparked protests against police brutality, specifically against the African-American community, across the country.  Those Read more

Texas pro sports leagues that play outdoors allowed to return with 25 percent stadium capacity

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that the state is revising a decision and will allow professional sports leagues to return to play in June in the wake of attempting to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, Abbott revealed that outdoor stadiums can host fans up to their 25 Read more

Steelers’ Diontae Johnson recovering from sports hernia surgery, expected to be cleared soon

Ben Roethlisberger isn’t the only important piece of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense recovering from a big surgery. Second-year wide receiver Diontae Johnson told media Wednesday that he underwent an operation for a sports hernia this offseason, as ESPN reported, and while he’s yet to receive full clearance for a return Read more

Nevada commission approves return of combat sports, UFC and Top Rank Boxing schedule events

The combat sports capital of the world is once again open for business — to a limited degree. The Nevada State Athletic Commission met Wednesday to discuss resuming combat sports operations after the May 14 decision to suspend activities because of the coronavirus pandemic. The commission met via phone with Read more

Samson: Access to in-game conversations will be the new look for broadcasts in the pandemic sports era

On Sunday, Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson took on Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning in The Match: Champions for Charity. Manning and Woods walked away with the win, and the event raised $20 million for Covid-19 relief efforts. David Samson sits down on his podcast “Nothing Personal with David Samson” Read more

John Calipari and Bob Huggins showcase rivalry, friendship on CBS Sports Connected

John Calipari has a national championship ring and regularly brings in top-ranked recruiting classes at Kentucky. But his record as a coach is still lacking in one area of personal significance: His head-to-head record with Bob Huggins is just 4-8. That has not stopped Calipari from maintaining a close friendship Read more

National association issues three-phase guide for return of high school sports

The coronavirus pandemic has caused sports around the globe to stop, and while professional leagues are starting to create plans to resume, there is a major question mark surrounding youth and high school sports. According to guidelines released on Tuesday by the National Federation of State High School Associations, activities Read more

Alex Bregman fires Klutch Sports agent after LeBron’s company picks up show on Astros scandal, reports say

Generally speaking, it isn’t a huge deal when players switch agents. It happens a lot. One agent switch this week, however, is raising eyebrows. Astros third baseman Alex Bregman is reportedly leaving his agency, one that has ties to LeBron James. According to one report, Bregman is making the change Read more

Alex Bregman reportedly dismisses Klutch Sports agent after LeBron’s company picks up show on Astros scandal

Generally speaking, it isn’t a huge deal when players switch agents. It happens a lot. One agent switch this week, however, is raising eyebrows. Astros third baseman Alex Bregman is reportedly leaving his agency, one that has ties to LeBron James. The Houston Chronicle has more:  Bregman and his agent, Brodie Scoffield, Read more