2020 NFL Draft national anthem: Harry Connick Jr. performs Star-Spangled Banner before virtual draft

If you thought the NFL’s commitment to pageantry would be stifled because the NFL Draft was moved to a virtual environment, then you probably spent the first 15 minutes of the event in quite a surprised state. Roger Goodell, broadcasting live from his basement, kicked things off with some supportive Read more

Scripps National Spelling Bee canceled for first time since 1945 because of coronavirus pandemic

Canceled. C-A-N-C-E-L-E-D. Origin: Latin. Used in a sentence: The National Spelling Bee is the latest event to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.  This is the first cancelation of the Spelling Bee since 1945 — when the event was cancelled for three straight years due to World War II. Scripps Read more

Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie acquires passport to play for Nigerian national team, per report

Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie has had an interesting quarantine. Earlier this month, he sketched out a team building scenario if he was the GM of the Chicago Bulls, breaking down all the moves he would make to try and get them back into playoff contention.  Now, he’s reportedly acquiring Read more

2020 National League Championship odds, MLB picks, predictions: Model fading Braves

Already the fashionable choice to represent the National League in the 2020 World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers strengthened their chances when they completed a blockbuster trade with the Boston Red Sox in February. The addition of former American League MVP Mookie Betts made the Dodgers (+110) overwhelming favorites to Read more