Novak Djokovic has been deported from Australia after losing a last-ditch court bid to stay in the country. The story has been misrepresented and during the recent NEWS TALK, some of the details are discussed. Djokovic said he was “extremely disappointed” but accepted the ruling. He has left on aContinue Reading

The NCAA has release new guidelines with a sport-by-sport approach for transgender athletes, bringing the organization in line with the U.S. and International Olympic Committees. Approved by the NCAA Board of Governors on Wednesday, the new policy updates defers transgender participation for each sport to each sport’s national governing body, subjectContinue Reading

The Golden State Warriors billionaire owner Chamath Palihapitiya claimed Saturday that “nobody cares” about the Uyghur genocide in China on a Saturday podcast. Palihapitiya, 45, said “Nobody cares about the Uyghurs,” claiming that he cares about many things, including inflation, American health care infrastructure and climate change, but not the genocide ofContinue Reading

Following last year’s complaints that streaming service Peacock had only scattershot coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, NBCUniversal has made a big change for next month’s Winter Games. The company said Wednesday that it will stream every event live, as well as NBC’s prime-time show and studio programming, on Peacock’sContinue Reading

San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich compared Christopher Columbus to Hitler. “It’s no knock on Italian Americans. That’s a silly argument,” Popovich continued. “It’s like saying, ‘We should be proud of Hitler because we are German.’ It makes no sense. “It’s Columbus Day. That’s why they are off on Monday?” Popovich rantedContinue Reading

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The Colorado Rockies were forced to investigate and publish a statement over the alleged racial slur used by a fan during Sunday’s 13-8 win over the Miami Marlins as the fan was shouting at the Rockies’ mascot — “Dinger.” Blue checkmarks and Twitter rage escalated the story and the video.Continue Reading

Team USA’s Gwen Berry vows to repeat her protest as she advanced to Tuesday’s finals in the women’s hammer throw. When asked what she might do on the podium if she wins a medal. “I haven’t given it much thought because it’s easy,” she said. “I’m going to represent, and that’sContinue Reading

Gov. DeSantis signed House Bill 1475, making participation in school sports contingent on determining a student’s “biological sex,” which refers to a persons’ sex assigned at birth. “The ‘Fairness in Women’s Sports Act’ signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis is entirely unfair to transgender and cisgender women and girls, as itContinue Reading

Jeanie Seaver of Tarpon Springs, Fla., recently won the 2020-2021 Women’s U.S. Amateur Pool Championship.  Seaver bested a field of the top amateur poolplayers from across the United States to win the sport’s most prestigious amateur women’s title. The U.S. Amateur Championship was produced and conducted by the American PoolplayersContinue Reading

On Thursday, the Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV Host Committee announced a strategic partnership with Tampa General Hospital to be the Super Bowl Host Committee’s exclusive medical provider. Tampa General Hospital will also be the exclusive sponsor of the first aid stations at Super Bowl Experience, presented by Lowe’s. “It’sContinue Reading

On Thursday, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) introduced H.R.8932, the Protect Women’s Sports Act. Given the average difference in abilities conferred by biological sex, this bill would clarify Title IX protections for female athletes is based on biological sex. “Title IX was a historic provision championed byContinue Reading

NBA players’ last names can be replaced with a social justice message, word or phrase from an approved list during the games when play resumes. According to ESPN, the NBA and National Basketball Player’s Association, the league’s player union, agreed to 29 words and phrases that can be displayed on aContinue Reading

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss this weekend’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway,  the Brickyard 400. Johnson 44, is the first NASCAR driver to test positive for coronavirus and will be quarantined until testing negative. He was tested earlier Friday after his wife, Chani,Continue Reading

Major League Baseball announced a a 60-game schedule Tuesday night, set to start on July 23 or July 24 without fans in attendance following the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. The announcement by MLB came while more players continue to test positive for the virus. Negotiations between owners and the players’ associationContinue Reading