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Tokyo Olympics Committee Chief Says putting off games is “impossible” despite public opinion to cancel games again

The chief of Tokyo’s Olympic organizing committee said Tuesday it would be “absolutely impossible” to postpone the Summer Games again due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori, who serves as president on the committee, said putting off the Games again would be impossible because many of the organizing officials were already …

Doug Pederson fired as Philadelphia Eagles head coach

On Monday, the Philadelphia Eagles fired head coach Doug Pederson, just three seasons after he coached the team to a Super Bowl title. Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said in a statement released by the team, “Coach Pederson and I had the opportunity to sit down and discuss what that collective vision would look like moving …

Baltimore Ravens beat Tennessee Titans 20-13 in wild-card game

Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Tennessee Titans 20-13 in a wild-card win on Sunday at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. It was Jackson’s first win in the NFL playoffs; he was 0-2 in the postseason entering Sunday’s game. The 24-year-old Jackson, the reigning NFL MVP, completed 17 of 24 passes for 179 yards and one interception, adding 136 …

Utah Jazz defeat the Detroit Pistons 96-86

Donovan Mitchell scored 13 of his 28 points in the first quarter, helping the Utah Jazz hold on for a 96-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Utah scored the game’s first nine points and never trailed. The Jazz went on a 17-0 run later in the first, pushing their lead to 20 before …