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Connections: The year in sports

In April, "Sports Illustrated" published a piece titled, "Bursting the Bubble: Why Sports Aren't Coming Back Soon." Writer Stephanie Apstein surmised...
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Wed, 12/30/2020 - 9:35am
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Start date for higher-risk high school winter sports pushed back due to the pandemic

The start date for some winter high school sports in New York state has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement on Tuesday from...
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Wed, 11/18/2020 - 2:53am
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Connections: Should the NFL have fans in the stands this season?

Fans in Kansas City booed when both football teams on the field linked arms in a show of unity. This happened not during the national anthem, but before...
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:24am
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New York's public high schools moving football to March

LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday that football, volleyball and competitive cheer fall...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 4:37pm
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Connections: Discussing racism and sexism in sports blogging

Sports Illustrated's Pete Smith is calling on prominent athletes - and their fans - to hold Barstool Sports and founder Dave Portnoy accountable for...
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Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:12am
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No peanuts, no Cracker Jack - Minor League Baseball off for 2020

In what seemed inevitable, the Rochester Red Wings' 2020 season has been canceled. This comes as Major League Baseball informed Minor League Baseball...
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Tue, 06/30/2020 - 1:34pm
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Connections: Discussing "Last at Bat," and how the pandemic has affected baseball

24 years ago this summer, the Rochester Red Wings played their last regular season game at Silver Stadium. The ball park on Norton Street had been the...
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 10:39am
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Connections: Discussing the future of youth sports in America, part 2

We continue our conversation about the future of youth sports in America. According to the Wall Street Journal, 20 to 40 percent of all youth sports...
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 10:29am
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AHL cancels rest of 2019-2020 season

The Rochester Americans season is over. The American Hockey League has canceled the rest of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic. President...
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Mon, 05/11/2020 - 6:16am
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Connections: What should professional sports do during the pandemic?

What should professional sports do during the pandemic? Major League Baseball is close to a plan that would include home games with minimal fans in...
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Fri, 05/01/2020 - 10:19am
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