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Cutting the Cord May Signal End to ESPN, NFL Marriage

The rise of à la carte Internet platforms like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and others, diminish the need for customers to pay huge monthly fees for cable TV shows that they don’t watch, sending an ominous warning to ESPN that there relationship with the NFL may soon come to an end.

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Sage Steele: ‘The Worst Racism That I Have Received Has Come from Black People’

A conference on race took place at The Crossing Church in Tampa Bay, Florida, last week. The forum, titled “Under Our Skin,” attracted sports figures such as Super Bowl champion Tony Dungy, former player Ben Watson, and current ESPN anchor Sage Steele. The forum’s purpose was to “discuss the intersection of race and faith in America today.” That topic certainly got plenty of coverage at the conference. What’s more notable, however, is how no one in the sports media covered what was actually said there.