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The History Of The National Anthem In Sports

“Ladies and gentlemen, please rise for our national anthem.” You’ll hear some version of this announcement at the start of most sporting events, whether they be professional, college or youth-level. The performance of the national anthem is a well-established part of American athletic competitions.  Yet “The Star-Spangled Banner” typically doesn’t make an appearance at many other […]

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Super Runner Semenya Faces New Testosterone Limits In Sports Gender Battle

Running phenomenon Caster Semenya of South Africa and some other top females runners will likely have to reduce their body’s natural testosterone levels under new rules to continue to compete in top international races. The new rules issued Thursday by the International Association of Athletics Federations set strict limits on testosterone levels for women and “intersex” athletes […]

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Nike Just Came Out With Its First Sports Hijab

Nike just launched a lightweight and breathable hijab for Muslim athletes to wear while competing.  “It really sunk in how much my previous hijab was hindering my performance when I tried the Nike Pro Hijab,” Muhammad told Nike in a recent press release. “Suddenly, I could hear, I wasn’t as hot and it felt like […]

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Rolex 24 at Daytona live updates: Highlights, results, and news from the twice-around-the-clock sports car race

Continuous coverage of the news and happenings from the Rolex 24 at Daytona, which features 13 different manufacturers competing in the twice-around-the-clock sports car race that kicks off the international motor sport calendar beginning Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Pre-race Optimism abounds on the grid prior to the Rolex 24. Drivers and team engineers are […]

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MLB Sports Agent Accused Of Filming His Clients In The Shower

The Major League Baseball Players Association is reportedly investigating an agent for allegedly filming his clients while they were showering. Jason Wood was fired Wednesday from his position as president of baseball for Career Sports Entertainment, which specializes in representing athletes and sports media personalities. The termination came after an unidentified baseball player showering at Wood’s […]

Nike Just Came Out With Its First Sports Hijab

Nike just launched a lightweight and breathable hijab for Muslim athletes to wear while competing.  “It really sunk in how much my previous hijab was hindering my performance when I tried the Nike Pro Hijab,” Muhammad told Nike in a recent press release. “Suddenly, I could hear, I wasn’t as hot and it felt like […]

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Cam Newton Insults Female Sports Reporter Just Doing Her Job

Carolina Panthers quarterback and racial injustice protester Cam Newton looked a little shaky on the matter of gender equality Wednesday. During a press conference, Jourdan Rodrigue, who covers the Carolina Panthers for the Charlotte Observer, asked Newton: “I know you take a lot of pride in seeing your receivers play well. Devin Funchess has seemed to […]