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

iStock(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 professional football player, a two-time…read more »

Katelyn Ohashi teams up with gym to help gymnasts work out at home

ABC News(NEW YORK) — While many fitness centers have closed their doors amid the coronavirus pandemic, one gym in the New York City borough of Brooklyn is taking to social media to keep many of their members active at home.When Gotham Gymnastics, a facility for aspiring young gymnasts, was forced to temporarily close due to…read more »

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49ers deal Bucker, keep Armstead

UNDATED (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have lost one talented defensive lineman while retaining another. The Niners have shipped defensive tackle DeForest Buckner to the Indianapolis Colts for the No. 13 pick in this year’s draft. A person familiar with the deal said Buckner will receive a new contract worth $21 million a year…read more »

Spring Athletes To Get Another Year Of Eligibility

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — College athletes who play spring sports have a lot of free time this weekend after conferences announced they were suspending or canceling competitions because of concern about the spread of the new coronavirus. That happened after the NCAA announced Thursday it was canceling all spring sports championships, along with remaining winter…read more »

Report: Kentucky Derby to be postponed until September

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Derby is being postponed from May to September because of growing concern about the coronavirus pandemic, according to a published report. The Courier-Journal of Louisville cited unidentified sources close to the race saying Churchill Downs will postpone the Derby from May 2 to Sept. 5. That would mark the…read more »

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