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FILE - In this April 3, 2016, file photo, Roman Reigns holds up the championship belt after defeating Triple H during WrestleMania 32 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. WWE is finally making the move to network television. The long-time cable ratings juggernaut is set to begin a billion-dollar deal with Fox with the premier of “Friday Night Smackdown.” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns are scheduled to appear for the big debut. (Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
October 03, 2019 - 1:54 pm
The Rock says this: know your role and set the “Smackdown” station to Fox. WWE is ready to lace up its boots for a prime-time move from USA Network to Fox, where the sports entertainment behemoth will nestle in a loaded lineup that includes the NFL, Major League Baseball and NASCAR. Wrestlers,...
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October 02, 2019 - 2:34 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls TV play-by-play announcer Neil Funk is retiring at the end of the season. The Bulls said Wednesday that Funk, the voice of five of their six championships, will step down after his 29th season with the team. He is scheduled to work all home games and a reduced schedule...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan is shown during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the Florida Panthers, in Sunrise, Fla. Callahan was interested in going into management after his NHL playing career ended because of degenerative disk disease in his back. Because he still has a year left on his contract, the 34-year-old couldn’t do that and decided to move into television instead with NHL Network. It’s a move that could create a road map for other injured players to stay in hockey. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
October 02, 2019 - 6:41 am
Ryan Callahan figured he would visit a specialist and learn how to fix the back issues that plagued him last season. Instead, two doctor visits brought the diagnosis of degenerative disk disease and the end of his playing career. Once Callahan came to grips with that, he decided he would like to go...
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Washington Capitals' T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal with teammate Chandler Stephenson (18) and Jakub Vrana (13) of Czech Republic during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
September 30, 2019 - 1:52 pm
The NHL could be on the way to its version of "Are You Ready For Some Football?" The league is announcing a two-year partnership with Green Day that includes an opening song for NBC Sports' "Wednesday Night Hockey." The song, "Ready, Fire, Aim" isn't custom-made for the NHL and will be on Green Day...
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Cincinnati Reds announcer Marty Brennaman, right, shakes hands with Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, left, alongside his wife Amanda Ingram, center, before a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Cincinnati. The 77-year-old broadcaster is retiring after 46 years. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 26, 2019 - 2:25 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — And this one belongs to Marty Brennaman. Tears and all. With fans applauding his every mention, the Hall of Fame broadcaster called his final Cincinnati Reds game Thursday, ending a 46-year career that featured so many big stars and historic moments — Hank Aaron, the Big Red...
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Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame announcer Marty Brennaman speaks during a news conference to discuss beginning his final series before heading into retirement, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 24, 2019 - 4:30 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A few hours before the start of his final series as a Cincinnati Reds broadcaster, Marty Brennaman was pausing to collect himself at the thought of a final out now clearly in sight. "Here I go," he said, forcing a smile that brushed back emotions. The 77-year-old broadcaster known...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum, center, fumbles the ball as he is hit by several of the Chicago Bears defenders during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 24, 2019 - 6:59 am
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Chants of "Let's go, Haskins!" filled the air after the third of five turnovers for Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum. Later, boos were the chorus of choice as Redskins players, coach Jay Gruden, defensive coordinator Greg Manusky and others headed to the locker room...
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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, left, talks with officials during the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
September 24, 2019 - 6:05 am
Tom Brady has clout, and his indignation may have saved the NFL's 100th season from being ruined by the refs even though he backtracked like he was avoiding Shaq Barrett . Yellow flags flew at an alarming rate over the first two weeks of the season, and Shawn Hochuli's crew called 20 infractions...
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Inter Milan's head coach Antonio Conte cheers Stefan de Vrij at the end of a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Udinese, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Inter won 1-0. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
September 20, 2019 - 8:53 am
ROME (AP) — The accumulated damage to Italian soccer by illegal television streaming services is "well beyond a billion euros," according to Serie A's CEO. Speaking in the aftermath of a Europe-wide crackdown this week against allegedly fraudulent pay-TV subscription services, Luigi De Siervo also...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods smiles on the 12th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Woods will take part in a Japan Skins game on Oct. 21 that will be shown live worldwide by Discovery-owned GOLFTV. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 18, 2019 - 8:07 pm
Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by Discovery-owned GOLFTV. The exhibition is called "The Challenge: Japan Skins," and it will be played Oct. 21 leading into the PGA Tour's first official event in...
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