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Peyton Manning drops by University of Tennessee online class to surprise students

Peyton Manning drops by University of Tennessee online class to surprise students

iStock(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — Football legend Peyton Manning surprised University of Tennessee students in an online class Thursday.Students in a communication studies senior Capstone class were shocked to see Manning suddenly appear on their Zoom chat after their professor, John Haas, said, “Mr. Thompson, I think you’re late for class.”The former professional football player, a two-time…

Katelyn Ohashi teams up with gym to help gymnasts work out at home

Katelyn Ohashi teams up with gym to help gymnasts work out at home

ABC News(NEW YORK) — While many fitness centers have closed their doors amid the coronavirus pandemic, one gym in the New York City borough of Brooklyn is taking to social media to keep many of their members active at home.When Gotham Gymnastics, a facility for aspiring young gymnasts, was forced to temporarily close due to…

Tokyo Olympics postponed, will be held ‘by the summer of 2021’: Japanese PM

Tokyo Olympics postponed, will be held ‘by the summer of 2021’: Japanese PM

Carl Court/Getty Images(LONDON) — Amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee have agreed that the Tokyo Olympics “will be held by the summer of 2021,” the prime minister’s office tweeted Tuesday.Abe pushed hard for Tokyo’s selection as the host city during an International Olympic Committee meeting in…

Uncertainty shrouds Tokyo 2020 Olympics amid coronavirus pandemic

Uncertainty shrouds Tokyo 2020 Olympics amid coronavirus pandemic

Carl Court/Getty Images(LONDON) — As the novel coronovirus pandemic solidifies its grip around the globe, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged on Monday that delaying the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo was “unavoidable.”“If it is difficult to hold [the Games] in a complete way, a decision of postponement would be unavoidable,” Abe told lawmakers during…

Report: Patriots agree to one-year deal with quarterback Brian Hoyer

Report: Patriots agree to one-year deal with quarterback Brian Hoyer

33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) — In the wake of Tom Brady’s departure from the team, the New England Patriots have reportedly added veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer to its roster.A source tells ESPN the Patriots and Hoyer have agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.05 million.Hoyer, 34, played for the Indianapolis Colts last season, appearing in four games…

Tom Brady confirms he’s headed to Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tom Brady confirms he’s headed to Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Tom Brady confirmed he’s headed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a statement posted to Instagram Friday. “Excited, humble and hungry …if there is one thing I have learned about football, it’s that nobody cares what you did last year or the year before that…you earn the trust…

Lions trade cornerback Slay to Eagles

Lions trade cornerback Slay to Eagles

Justin Edmonds/Getty Images(DETROIT) — The Lions have traded pro bowl cornerback Darius Slay to the Eagles for a third round and fifth round pick in this years draft, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.  Slay’s agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN the two sides have agreed to a three year, 50 million dollar deal. The…

Peyton Manning drops by University of Tennessee online class to surprise students

Peyton Manning drops by University of Tennessee online class to surprise students

iStock(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — Football legend Peyton Manning surprised University of Tennessee students in an online class Thursday.Students in a communication studies senior Capstone class were shocked to see Manning suddenly appear on their Zoom chat after their professor, John Haas, said, “Mr. Thompson, I think you’re late for class.”The former professional football player, a two-time…

Katelyn Ohashi teams up with gym to help gymnasts work out at home

Katelyn Ohashi teams up with gym to help gymnasts work out at home

ABC News(NEW YORK) — While many fitness centers have closed their doors amid the coronavirus pandemic, one gym in the New York City borough of Brooklyn is taking to social media to keep many of their members active at home.When Gotham Gymnastics, a facility for aspiring young gymnasts, was forced to temporarily close due to…

Tokyo Olympics postponed, will be held ‘by the summer of 2021’: Japanese PM

Tokyo Olympics postponed, will be held ‘by the summer of 2021’: Japanese PM

Carl Court/Getty Images(LONDON) — Amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee have agreed that the Tokyo Olympics “will be held by the summer of 2021,” the prime minister’s office tweeted Tuesday.Abe pushed hard for Tokyo’s selection as the host city during an International Olympic Committee meeting in…