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Patrick Mahomes was the first quarterback in NFL history to win league MVP and a Super Bowl before the age of 25, and the Kansas City Chiefs are ready to reward him.On Monday, Mahomes and the Chiefs agreed to a 10-year extension worth up to $503 million that will keep him in Kansas City through…

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Jul 1, 2020Kevin SeifertESPN Staff Writer CloseESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008The NFL has shortened its 2020 preseason to two games, a source said, part of a larger acclimatization plan for players after an unprecedented virtual offseason program during the coronavirus pandemic.In essence, the league…

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Jun 8, 2020Sarah BarshopESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered the Packers for ESPN Milwaukee Marquette University graduateFormer Clemson players DeAndre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson are petitioning the university to remove the name of John C. Calhoun from the school’s honors college, with Hopkins noting that the slave owner’s influence is the reason he does not mention the…

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2:07 PM ETBrady HendersonESPN Free-agent wide receiver Josh Gordon applied for reinstatement to the NFL on Wednesday, a source confirmed to ESPN.Gordon was suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Dec. 16 for violations of the league’s policies on performance-enhancing substances and substances of abuse. It was his sixth suspension since the 2013 season and the…

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May 30, 2020Cameron WolfeESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered the Broncos for two seasons with the Denver Post Graduate of the University of Houston A native of Jackson, Miss.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement Saturday that “there remains an urgent need for action” following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, while NFL Players Association…

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New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins is joining CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justiceJune 15, 2020, 6:27 PM2 min readATLANTA — New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins will join CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice, the network announced Monday. “I believe I can be a voice for…

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Holding handmade signs that read “Black Lives Matter,” hundreds of people marched peacefully at a Tokyo park, highlighting the outrage over the death of George Floyd even in a country often perceived as homogeneous and untouched by racial issuesBy YURI KAGEYAMA Associated PressJune 14, 2020, 12:15 PM5 min readTOKYO — Holding handmade signs that read…

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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield plans to kneel during the national anthem this upcoming season to support protests of social injustice, police brutality and racismJune 13, 2020, 11:00 PM2 min readCLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield plans to kneel during the national anthem this upcoming season to support protests of social injustice, police brutality…

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Tennis and golf tournaments could be in real financial trouble because of the coronavirus pandemicBy HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis WriterJune 11, 2020, 6:59 AM5 min read When he first contemplated the prospect of a U.S. Open without fans because of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Tennis Association’s chief revenue officer figured there was no way…

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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him with a black candidateJune 5, 2020, 9:04 PM2 min read Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him with…