ON THIS DAY ONE BIG THING WHAT'S NEW

Sunday Column: One Big Thing, On This Day, What’s New In Sports

February 23, 2020 One Big Thing: Tyson Fury became a world champion once again Saturday, and he did it by outslugging the knockout artist. In one of boxing’s most anticipated rematches in years, Fury defeated Deontay Wilder via seventh-round TKO at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, capturing the WBC world heavyweight title in the […]

ON THIS DAY ONE BIG THING Sunday Column WHAT'S NEW

Sunday Column: One Big Thing, On This Day, What's New In Sports

February 16, 2020 One Big Thing: President Donald Trump will attend Sunday’s Daytona 500 and is toying with the idea of getting out on the track himself. Trump is planning to take a lap in the presidential limousine nicknamed “The Beast,” per multiple sources. Though, everyone involved cautions that nothing is finalized at this point. […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What’s New In Sports 2/7/20

February 7, 2020 One Big Thing: The Houston Astros’ front office laid the groundwork for the team’s electronic sign-stealing ploys via a program dubbed “Codebreaker” that was introduced by an intern in the organization in September 2016. The Excel-based application designed to decode opposing catchers’ signs was used throughout the 2017 season and for part of […]

ON THIS DAY ONE BIG THING WHAT'S NEW

One Big Thing, On This Day, What’s New In Sports 1/27/20

January 27, 2020 One Big Thing: NBA legend Kobe Bryant, 41 years old and his second oldest daughter Gianna “GiGi” Bryant, who was 13, the father-daughter duo were expected at the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks for a basketball game Sunday when their helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. The Current Lakers team found out […]

ON THIS DAY ONE BIG THING WHAT'S NEW

One Big Thing, On This Day, What’s New In Sports 1/24/20

January 24, 2020 One Big Thing: New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is retiring after 16 seasons and two Super Bowl MVPs. Manning is the son of longtime New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning and the brother of fellow NFL star Peyton Manning. “We are proud to have called Eli Manning our quarterback for so many years,” Giants Chairman and Executive […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What's New In Sports 1/23/20

January 23, 2020 One Big Thing: Derek Jeter, the longtime New York Yankees captain, appeared on 396 of 397 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, falling just short of the record set last year when longtime Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera became the first unanimous selection. Jeter’s 99.7 voting percentage moved above Ken […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What's New In Sports 1/18/20

January 18, 2020 One Big Thing: ESPN personality and New York Mets special assistant Jessica Mendoza made waves on Thursday when she called out Mike Fiers for being the whistleblower that brought the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal to the forefront. “I want to make it extra clear that my advisor role with the team does not shape […]