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Is Russell Wilson the Stephen Curry of the NFL? The Seahawks quarterback wants to be

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson wants to be like Golden State Warriors and NBA All-Star Stephen Curry when he takes the gridiron. Wilson and Curry are champions in their respective sports – the former an NFL Super Bowl champion with the Seahawks in 2014. Curry has led the Warriors to three NBA titles since being drafted by Golden State in 2009.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. UEFA tells teams not to play where women can't watch European football's governing body (UEFA) said on Tuesday it would tell member clubs and national teams not to play games in countries where women do not have full access to stadiums. UEFA's ruling executive committee agreed that it would "recommend to its 55 national associations and all European clubs not to play matches in countries where women have restricted access to stadiums".

Ex-RB Lynch working to keep football in Oakland

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Retired All-Pro running back Marshawn Lynch is helping to keep pro sports alive in his native Oakland, Calif. Lynch told the (San Jose, Calif.) Mercury News that he is part of the ownership group of the Oakland Panthers, which will begin play next spring in the Indoor Football League. The Golden State Warriors left Oakland and will begin play this fall at the new $1.4 billion Chase Center in San Francisco.

Ex-RB Lynch working to keep football in Oakland

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Retired All-Pro running back Marshawn Lynch is helping to keep pro sports alive in his native Oakland, Calif. Lynch told The Mercury News that he s part of the ownership group of the Oakland Panthers, which will begin play next spring in the Indoor Football League. The Golden State Warriors left Oakland and will begin play this fall at the new $1.4 billion Chase Center in San Francisco.

Where would Rory rank in other sports in seasonal earnings?

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

With his victory in the Tour Championship, Rory McIlroy claimed the $15 million FedExCup bonus. The winnings don't count as official PGA Tour earnings, so McIlroy still finished second on the season money list (behind Brooks Koepka - $9,684,006) with $7,785,286. But that distinction won't bother McIlroy.

Where would Rory rank in other sports in seasonal earnings?

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

With his victory in the Tour Championship, Rory McIlroy claimed the $15 million FedExCup bonus. The winnings don't count as official PGA Tour earnings, so McIlroy still finished second on the season money list (behind Brooks Koepka - $9,684,006) with $7,785,286. But that distinction won't bother McIlroy.

NBA notebook: Warriors’ Green dismisses doubters

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Forward Draymond Green, who recently agreed to a $100 million contract extension to stay with the Golden State Warriors, took exception Wednesday to anyone who thinks the former world champions will struggle to compete in 2019-20. Las Vegas odds for the Warriors to make the playoffs aren't as good as they were when Golden State won NBA titles in 2015, 2017 and 2018, but Green is thinking positively even when fans don't consider them favorites heading into the season. "I like it," said Green, who has been with the Warriors for those past three titles.

NBA notebook: Warriors’ Green dismisses doubters

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Forward Draymond Green, who recently agreed to a $100 million contract extension to stay with the Golden State Warriors, took exception Wednesday to anyone who thinks the former world champions will struggle to compete in 2019-20. Las Vegas odds for the Warriors to make the playoffs aren't as good as they were when Golden State won NBA titles in 2015, 2017 and 2018, but Green is thinking positively even when fans don't consider them favorites heading into the season. "I like it," said Green, who has been with the Warriors for those past three titles.

Canada suffers devastating comeback loss to USA in World Cup of Dodgeball

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

In the last few years there's been a staggering amount of competition for the best comeback in sports history. There's the Atlanta Falcons fumbling a 28-3 lead in Superbowl LI, the Golden State Warriors blowing a 3-1 advantage in the NBA Finals, Tiger Woods rising from the ashes to win The Masters, and for a recent addition, Team USA erasing a 10-point deficit to beat Team Canada in overtime at the World Cup of Dodgeball. It's a rivalry embedded deep in our North American roots, and in this episode, Uncle Sam slapped the Canucks with an embarrassing loss.

Forbes: Warriors one of top 10 most valuable franchises in the world

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Forbes released its annual NBA franchise valuations back in February, and the Warriors ($3.5 billion) checked in at No. behind the Lakers ($3.7 billion) and Knicks ($4 billion). On Monday, the publication issued its "The World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams 2019" report and Golden State is in the Top 10: 1) Dallas Cowboys = $5 billion 2) New York Yankees = $4.6 billion 3) Real Madrid = $4.24 billion 4) Barcelona = $4.02 billion 5) New York Knicks = $4 billion 6) Manchester United = $3.81 billion 7) New Englad Patriots = $3.8 billion 8) Los Angeles Lakers = $3.7 billion 9) Golden State Warriors = $3.5 billion 10) New York Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers = $3.3 billion As Forbes wrote in Febru...