Royals sweep Rays doubleheader

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As it turns out, a week didn’t make a darn bit of difference for either Royals pitcher Jakob Junis or Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Blake Snell. Both made their second consecutive start against the respective offenses they faced on Wednesday, and the results were pretty much carryovers from their previous outings.

The real reason why the NCAA doesn’t want to pay college athletes

As college athletes have filed one antitrust lawsuit after another demanding they be paid, the NCAA and its legion of attorneys have proffered various, convoluted legal defenses to preserve its sacred notion of amateurism, claiming the public’s interest in college sports would diminish if they got paychecks, claiming the athletes would not harmoniously integrate into their academic communities.


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