Media Musings: “So as that No. 21 Ford crossed the finish line, the walls of the infield couldn’t keep out 21 years of passion for motorsports in my own heart. Before I could control it, my hands were coming together to join them, caught up with fans and media alike in a moment we could all appreciate – but one fans and media are told never, ever to experience together. That day marked my first and last claps working as a NASCAR reporter for SI.com.” Pretty weak, Tom. I’ve sat in the press box and been moved by amazing basketball or football moments, but it’s a job, you know? [Front Stretch via Darren Rovell]
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Rio 2016 organizers have admitted that half of the Athletes Village remains unfinished less than two weeks before the 2016 Summer (…)
Prince Fielder will undergo season-ending neck surgery for the second time in three years.
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Josh Gordon is reportedly being reinstated to the NFL. He will be suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season.