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businessinsider.com - Kevin Shalvey - Clubhouse sued for trademark infringement by sports firm SBS Consulting
Clubhouse sued for trademark infringement by sports firm SBS Consulting
Business Insider

Clubhouse has been sued for trademark infringement by an Arizona company running 'TheClubhouse.' Alpha Exploration Co., which launched Clubhouse, hasn't trademarked the name, experts said. The complaint sought to bar Alpha Exploration Co. from…

smh.com.au - Peter FitzSimons - 'We're overlooked': Why aren't some of our best athletes in the Sporting Hall of Fame?
'We're overlooked': Why aren't some of our best athletes in the Sporting Hall of Fame?
The Sydney Morning Herald

You're damn right, the most iconic moment in Australian Olympic history was Cathy Freeman hitting the final turn of the 400 at the Sydney Olympic Stadium in 2000 – cue, Bruce McAvaney, “She's got a lot of work to do!” –…

bbc.co.uk - Meet our latest Wonderkids - BBC Sport
Meet our latest Wonderkids - BBC Sport
BBC

Richards was first scouted by a professional club at 12, while playing for grassroots side Essex Road Giants. He signed for Chelsea, amid interest from a host of other top clubs, and spent four years there, during which time he was called up by…

redstate.com - Jerry Wilson - People Might Pay Attention to the WNBA if They Dropped the Woke and Made Sabrina Ionescu the Face of the Sport
People Might Pay Attention to the WNBA if They Dropped the Woke and Made Sabrina Ionescu the Face of the Sport
Redstate

Sabrina Ionescu — more on her in a bit — and the WNBA started their season Friday. Sports fans across the land eagerly awaited this glorious opportunity to enthusiastically ignore the whole thing. Volumes of magnetic ink will be…

bbc.co.uk - Spirited Antrim beaten by Kilkenny - BBC Sport
Spirited Antrim beaten by Kilkenny - BBC Sport
BBC

Antrim fell short in their attempt to pull off a major shock against Kilkenny as the Cats secured a 1-28 to 3-15 win in a Nowlan Park thriller. Eoin Cody scored Kilkenny's only goal to help the hosts establish an eight-point half-time lead. Conal…

tvnz.co.nz - 1 News - Chloe Swarbrick proposes end to 'glamorisation' of alcohol in New Zealand sport
Chloe Swarbrick proposes end to 'glamorisation' of alcohol in New Zealand sport
TVNZ

Chloe Swarbrick proposes end to 'glamorisation' of alcohol in New Zealand sport The days of the sport sector's reliance on the alcohol industry for funding may soon be cut short, with Auckland Central MP Chlöe Swarbrick proposing to ban…

bbc.co.uk - Injured Jota to miss remaining games - BBC Sport
Injured Jota to miss remaining games - BBC Sport
BBC

Diogo Jota will miss Liverpool's remaining Premier League games after injuring a bone in his foot. The forward suffered the issue in Thursday's 4-2 win at Manchester United, a result that boosted their hopes of finishing in the top four. 'No good…

topspeed.com - Robert Moore - Can the Electric Porsche 718 really kickstart the future of electric sports cars?
Can the Electric Porsche 718 really kickstart the future of electric sports cars?
Top Speed

We already know that the Porsche 911 will most likely be the last of the brand's cars to transition into an electric vehicle, and rightfully so, I might add. However, as of today, there aren't any real electric sports cars on the market. I suppose…

dailymaverick.co.za - Craig Ray - DM168 Sport: A new focus for a renewed Siya Kolisi: gender equality in sport and life
DM168 Sport: A new focus for a renewed Siya Kolisi: gender equality in sport and life
Daily Maverick

Springbok skipper Kolisi has moved on from being ‘just' a rugby player to becoming a social justice campaigner and his sights are now set on tackling gender bias. First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper. It's a sunny…

chicagonow.com - The Top Five Worst Sports Years in Chicago Sports History
The Top Five Worst Sports Years in Chicago Sports History
ChicagoNow

The past couple years have not been kind to Chicago sports fans. Sure, the White Sox, Cubs, Blackhawks, and Bears each made their respective league's expanded playoffs. However, each team lost in their opening round (NOTE: No, we're not counting…

news24.com - Heinz Schenk - Jake praises lightning Lizo's form surge: 'He knows Beast's retirement is an opportunity' | Sport
Jake praises lightning Lizo's form surge: 'He knows Beast's retirement is an opportunity' | Sport
News24

Bulls mentor Jake White was generous with his praise of Lizo Gqoboka following an outstanding showing against the Sharks. The Bok prop was used as an impact player and duly delivered with an all-action performance that swung momentum in his team's…

nbcmiami.com - Associated Press - Florida Legislature Set to Reconvene for Special Session on Gambling, Sports Betting
Florida Legislature Set to Reconvene for Special Session on Gambling, Sports Betting
NBC 6 South Florida

Florida lawmakers reconvene Monday for a special session to consider a new 30-year gaming compact between the state and the Seminole Tribe that would expand gambling and legalize sports betting in the country's third most populous state. But the…

smh.com.au - Vince Rugari - A-League to kick off Paramount's sport ambitions
A-League to kick off Paramount's sport ambitions
The Sydney Morning Herald

However other sporting events such as the 2023 Women's World Cup may be spread across rival television networks and streaming services as deals are finalised on broadcasting rights. Industry sources familiar with the broadcast talks, who spoke…

wilx.com - Jake Vigna - Lansing Common Football Club kicked off their first game with a win against Fort Wayne Sport Club
Lansing Common Football Club kicked off their first game with a win against Fort Wayne Sport Club
WILX

Published: May. 15, 2021 at 9:53 PM EDT|Updated: 4 hours ago LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The Lansing Common Football Club kicked off their first ever game Saturday afternoon. The team started their season at home versus the Fort Wayne Sport Club at…

bbc.co.uk - I can't hear a word you're saying!' - BBC Sport
I can't hear a word you're saying!' - BBC Sport
BBC

Kasper Schmeichel's post-match interview said it all. 'I can't hear a word you're saying!' he told BBC Sport's touchline reporter Kelly Somers following the full-time whistle at Wembley, after Leicester had beaten Chelsea 1-0 to secure the first FA…

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