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Peyton Manning drops by University of Tennessee online class to surprise students

(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) -- Football legend Peyton Manning surprised University of Tennessee students in an online class Thursday.Students in a communication studies senior Capstone class were shocked to see Manning suddenly appear on their Zoom chat after their professor, John Haas, said, "Mr. Thompson, I think you're late for class."The former…... Read More

Tokyo Olympics postponed, will be held 'by the summer of 2021': Japanese PM

(LONDON) -- Amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee have agreed that the Tokyo Olympics "will be held by the summer of 2021," the prime minister's office tweeted Tuesday.Abe pushed hard for Tokyo's selection as the host city during an International Olympic…... Read More

Report: Patriots agree to one-year deal with quarterback Brian Hoyer

(NEW YORK) — In the wake of Tom Brady’s departure from the team, the New England Patriots have reportedly added veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer to its roster.A source tells ESPN the Patriots and Hoyer have agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.05 million.Hoyer, 34, played for the Indianapolis Colts last…... Read More

Tom Brady confirms he's headed to Tampa Bay Buccaneers

(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady confirmed he's headed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a statement posted to Instagram Friday. "Excited, humble and hungry ...if there is one thing I have learned about football, it’s that nobody cares what you did last year or the year before that...you earn the…... Read More

Lions trade cornerback Slay to Eagles

(DETROIT) -- The Lions have traded pro bowl cornerback Darius Slay to the Eagles for a third round and fifth round pick in this years draft, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.  Slay's agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN the two sides have agreed to a three year, 50 million…... Read More

Olympic flame to arrive in Japan as plans for Tokyo Games forge ahead despite pandemic

(TOKYO) -- After being lit at a sparsely attended ceremony in Greece, the Olympic flame is slated to arrive in Japan on Friday amid growing calls for the upcoming Tokyo Games to be postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.The Hellenic Olympic Committee announced last week it was cancelling…... Read More

Chicago Trade's For Jacksonville Quarterback Nick Foles

(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Bears have traded a compensatory fourth round pick to the Jacksonvile Jaguars for quarterback Nick Foles.  Foles signed a four year, 91 million dollar contract, including just over 50 million guaranteed, with the Jaguars as a free agent last offseason.  The money was the most guaranteed money…... Read More

Kansas claims the final number one ranking of the college basketball season

(NEW YORK) -- With the NCAA Tournament cancelled, the final AP Top 25 rankings for the college basketball season were released on Tuesday.The Big Twelve champion Kansas Jayhawks finished the year atop the poll, getting 63 out of the 65 first-place votes. The Jayhawks went 28-3 before the season abruptly…... Read More

Norwegian musher Thomas Waerner wins Iditarod

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) -- Thomas Waerner of Norway won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Wednesday morning, crossing the finish line in Nome, Alaska after 9 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes, and 47 seconds.The Iditarod is one of the few U.S. sporting events not cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic.After finishing the…... Read More

Ottawa Senators player is first known coronavirus case in the NHL

(OTTAWA) -- The Ottawa Senators announced on Tuesday that one of their players has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, marking the first known case in the NHL.The team did not identify the player, but said he is showing symptoms and is in isolation. "The Ottawa Senators are in the…... Read More

Kevin Durant tests positive for coronavirus, urges others to quarantine

(NEW YORK) -- Basketball star Kevin Durant was among four Brooklyn Nets players who tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus on Tuesday."All players and members of the Nets travel party are being asked to remain isolated, closely monitor their health and maintain constant communication with team medical staff," the Nets…... Read More