Dolphins-Patriots Preview: Tom Brady’s Departure Ushers In A New Era In New England

(CBS Miami) — The New England Patriots have dominated the AFC East for two decades, winning the division 11 straight seasons. During that stretch, the Miami Dolphins posted a .500 or better record just three times. They last won the division in 2008. But this season is already shaping up to be very different for many reasons, mostly related to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The NFL Draft was remote. In-person off-season activities were scaled way back. And preseason was canceled …

How To Play CBS Local Sports’ Pro Football Knockout Pool

September 3, 2020 at 9:46 am (CBS Local)- The football season is right around the corner which means it’s time to brush up on your knowledge. As you’re preparing to cheer on your favorite team this fall, why not put that knowledge to the test in our Pro Football Knockout Pool? The game is live on our site and you can register to play right here. Once you sign up, the game is simple. Pick the team that you think …

Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ for hurting line judge

Novak Djokovic checked on the line judge after hitting her with a ball when he was 6-5 down in the first set Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 31 Aug-13 Sept Coverage: Selected live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sounds, the BBC Sport website and app. Novak Djokovic has apologised for hitting a line judge with a ball at the US Open, saying he is “extremely sorry for creating her such stress”. The …

NWSL Releases Full Fall Broadcast Schedule For CBS, CBS All Access And CBS Sports Network

September 4, 2020 at 9:00 am (CBS Local)- The National Women’s Soccer League makes its return to the field this Saturday, September 5 to kick off its fall series schedule. The league has split its nine teams into three regional pods which will allow teams to limit travel while playing in home stadiums. Over the course of the seven week schedule, 18 games will be played. The action kicks off Saturday on CBS and CBS All Access when Sky Blue …

NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird On Challenge Cup, Upcoming Fall Series: ‘We Generated A Lot Of Excitement For Our League And Our Players’

September 3, 2020 at 3:08 pm (CBS Local/CBS Chicago)- 2020 has been an eventful year for the National Women’s Soccer League and first year commissioner Lisa Baird. The league was the first professional sports league in America to return amid the COVID-19 pandemic when it held its Challenge Cup in Utah that drew in record audiences. Now, the league returns to CBS, CBS Sports Network and CBS All Access for its fall series. With the fall series starting up on …

Kentucky Derby 2020: ‘Saturday Could Be Coronation Of Potentially Great Horse In Tiz The Law’ Says SportsLine Writer Gene Menez

September 3, 2020 at 1:03 pm (CBS Local)- The 146th running of the Kentucky Derby is set for this Saturday, September 5 at Churchill Downs. In what has been a strange year, “The Run For The Roses” is now the second leg of the Triple Crown following June’s Belmont Stakes. Tiz the Law, winner at Belmont Park, enters Saturday an overwhelming favorite at 5-8 odds. But, at Tuesday’s draw, he was placed into the 17th position in the starting gate. …

Can A New App Revolutionize Youth Sports?: Tom House On ‘Mustard’ & Working With Tom Brady, Drew Brees

September 4, 2020 at 11:16 am (CBS Local Sports)– Former MLB pitcher, pitching coach and expert Tom House has spent decades studying the physical mechanics of throwing and the mental training of some of the world’s elite athletes. Through a new app called Mustard, House wants to apply the same techniques and evaluations to youth athletes across the country. House has been a player, coach or researcher for 50 years and Mustard is the world’s first elite-level motion app for youth …

Willy T. Ribbs On Superstar Racing Experience Series Coming To CBS In 2021: ‘It’s Like A Pro Bowl’

(CBS Local/CBS SF)- Superstar Racing Experience made a new addition to its driver roster on Wednesday announcing that Willy T. Ribbs Jr. would be joining the series for its inaugural season in the summer of 2021. Ribbs competed across a wide variety of racing disciplines during the course of his career, finding the most success in the Trans-Am series where he picked up 17 wins. However, he is more widely known for breaking down barriers in the sport, becoming the …

Orange County to offer drive-thru voting for election at Honda Center

In these pandemic times, Orange County voters are about to be presented with an intriguing option: Cast your ballot without leaving your car. Honda Center in Anaheim will serve as a polling place for the presidential election, with all Orange County citizens invited to drop off ballots there or vote in person — either inside the arena or inside their vehicle. “A polling place in your car,” said Neal Kelley, Orange County’s registrar of voters. Honda Center will be a …

‘I’m Really Excited For The Future Of The Game’: Jessie Warren On New Professional Softball League Athletes Unlimited

  (CBS Local Sports)– Athletes Unlimited is a brand new professional softball league featuring 56 of the best softball players in the world and CBS Sports Network will be airing games this summer and fall, starting with two on Monday at 4pm EST and 8pm EST. The league is changing the game of softball by creating an alternate fantasy-style points system where athletes can pick up points for leading at the end of each inning, individual stats and wins. Athletes Unlimited …

CBS Sports Airing 5-Hour ‘Portraits In Black’ Special Focusing On Black Athletes’ Experience With Racism In Sports And Society

(CBS Local)- CBS Sports announced Monday that the network is devoting five hours this Sunday, September 6 to a special set of programming focused on the black athlete experience and the intersection of racism with sports and society in the United States. The special, titled Portraits In Black, will be hosted by The NFL Today’s James Brown and will be devoted to stories that CBS Sports has put together detailing the history and struggles of Black athletes in sports in …

NWSL Returns To CBS, CBS All Access For Fall Season Starting In September

August 25, 2020 at 11:24 am (CBS Local)- The National Women’s Soccer League wrapped up its successful Challenge Cup tournament in Utah at the end of July with the crowning of the Houston Dash as champions. Now, the league is looking to keep up its momentum with a fall series of games announced on Tuesday. The season is set to resume on September 5. The series will see 18 matches played over the course of a seven week period. The …

Yuri Ganus: Russia sacks head of sports anti-doping agency

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Yuri Ganus was appointed three years ago after a series of Russian doping scandals Russia has dismissed the outspoken head of its national anti-doping agency, Rusada, after the country’s Olympic committee accused him of presiding over serious financial violations. Yuri Ganus, who denied the allegations, said he was being removed because of his zero-tolerance approach to doping. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has voiced concern at his dismissal. Mr Ganus was appointed three years ago …

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Biden targets Black, Latino voters with ‘digital takeovers’ after GOP convention

Democrats hope to reach millennials and Gen Z voters with counter-programming. August 28, 2020, 12:00 PM • 5 min read Hours after the finale of the Republican National Convention, former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign hit back at its rival party, criticizing President Donald Trump for spending over $26 million dollars on paid media this week. The Biden campaign’s latest push against the Republican Party comes as they continue to court Black and Latino voters. To accomplish that, Biden and …

Jose Vitor Leme Remains On Top As Professional Bull Riders Returns To CBS This Weekend

August 25, 2020 at 3:16 pm (CBS Local/CBSDFW.com)- Following a wild weekend of action in Utah, Jose Vitor Leme has extended his lead atop the rider standings heading into this weekend’s PBR WinStar World Casino and Resort Invitational on CBS and CBS Sports Network. Now, he’ll look to extend his lead as the tour rolls into Dickie’s Arena in Fort Worth, Texas this weekend. The 24-year-old Brazilian earned the victory last weekend in dramatic fashion by earning the highest marked …

Western Carolina football players propose boycott over video

A football player at Western Carolina University has called on his teammates to boycott team activities after several racist videos involving students at the school circulated on social media August 25, 2020, 8:00 PM 3 min read WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Western Carolina University football player has called on his teammates to boycott team activities after several racist videos involving students at the school circulated on social media. Sophomore safety Jaylon McMillon said he and other members of the Catamounts …

Northern Trust Course ‘Keeps You A Little Bit Off-Balance,’ Says Dottie Pepper About TPC Boston

Boston (CBS) — The Northern Trust opens up the FedExCup Playoffs this week at TPC Boston. The field, finalized at the Wyndham Championship last weekend, includes the top 125 players in the FedExCup standings, determined by points earned at tournaments throughout the PGA Tour’s 2019-2020 regular season. Not coincidentally, the field also includes most of the world’s top players. The Field All but one of the world’s top 25 players will be in action, including top-ranked Jon Rahm and recent …

“I’m dying right here”: Injured L.A. firefighters recount narrow escape from downtown blast

Los Angeles firefighter Andrew Tom hadn’t been inside the downtown building long when he heard the boom. Other firefighters said it was like a jet engine rocketing to life. Tom just knew it meant something terrible was about to happen. Seconds later, as flames consumed the room and lapped at his LAFD gear, Tom thought about his fire academy training and what he’d been told about a “flash over” — the amount of time that combustible materials will take to …