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Naomi Osaka Withdraws from French Open Over Media Obligations

Officials suggested Osaka could face expulsion from the French Open if she skipped interviews. Before they got the chance, she bowed out.

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Nike Reportedly Dropped Star Over Assault Accusations

Nike dropped its Neymar sponsorship due to allegations of sexual assault by one of its employees, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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NFL Salary Cap Could Break Record

The NFL and NFLPA agreed to a maximum salary cap for the upcoming season. The final cap will be determined in February.

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Authentic Brands Preparing for $10 Billion IPO

Authentic Brands Group is preparing for an IPO. The retail conglomerate has a target valuation of $10 billion.

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Opening for Timberwolves Relocation Sparks Lawsuit

Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore “will have unfettered discretion to move the Timberwolves and Lynx,” according to federal lawsuit.

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Jeff Bezos’ Departure Comes With Lasting Sports Footprint

Jeff Bezos said in February he would step down before the end of 2021, and the date of his departure was announced Wednesday as July 5.

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Reports Highest-Ever Quarterly Earnings

Dick’s Sporting Goods announced its first-quarter earnings Wednesday, recording a 119% increase in revenue to $2.92 billion.

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Julio Jones Interview Becomes Headache for Fox, Shannon Sharpe

Falcons and the agency that represents Julio Jones are furious at Fox Sports over Shannon Sharpe’s interview, sources tell FOS.

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New York Times Reportedly In Talks to Acquire The Athletic

Axios reported that The New York Times is in discussions to acquire the sports media company boasting a million-plus paying subscribers.

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Tokyo Olympics Plowing Forward Despite Opposition

The International Olympic Committee said the Summer Olympics will happen even if Tokyo is under a state of emergency.

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