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Bobby Mitchell, the speedy late 1950s and ’60s NFL offensive star for the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins, has died. He was 84.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame said Sunday night that Mitchell’s family said he died in the afternoon. The Hall of Fame didn’t provide other details.

“The entire Pro Football Hall of Fame family mourns the passing of Bobby Mitchell,” Hall of Fame President & CEO David Baker said in a statement. “The Game lost a true legend today. Bobby was an incredible player, a talented executive and a real gentleman to everyone with whom he worked

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — William Byron led the most laps in NASCAR’s first two virtual races and had nothing to show for his gaming skills. The third time out, he got the win.

Byron easily won the iRacing event Sunday at virtual Bristol Motor Speedway, where NASCAR would have been really racing before the coronavirus pandemic caused sports to shut down.

“Some things are different but a lot of things are similar and this is a racetrack I’ve always enjoyed coming to,” Byron said. “It’s fun to have some pressure on iRacing; I usually just run it to have some fun

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With organized basketball competition currently out of the question, the NBA is reportedly considering asking its top players to horse around from home.

According to ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski, the league is working with the U.S. broadcaster on televising a star-studded H-O-R-S-E competition.

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Scott McLaughlin’s real IndyCar debut is on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Australian V8 SuperCars champion isn’t letting that stop him from learning how to virtually drive the cars.

McLaughlin won IndyCar’s virtual race from virtual Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama, the second race in the series’ attempt to create content during the worldwide shutdown of sports.

McLaughlin drives for Roger Penske in Australia and the team owner had planned to give McLaughlin his series debut in May on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. That plan was scrapped when the IndyCar season was suspended last month.

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NEW YORK — Breshad Perriman insists his late-season breakout last year was merely just a promising start.

For him to live up to his own expectations.

And, to finally prove the doubters wrong.

“I think that was just a sneak peek of what’s to come for this season and many other seasons past this season,” the New York Jets wide receiver said. “I just feel like that was a tiny glimpse and I’m looking forward to building from that little run I had last season.”

Perriman was arguably the NFL’s most productive wide receiver during the last month of last

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U.S. President Donald Trump said at his press briefing Saturday that he hopes fans can return to sports games “whenever we’re ready” and wouldn’t commit to having stadiums and arenas filled by the end of the summer, which he reportedly said in a call with major-league commissioners earlier in the day.

“I want fans back in the arenas … whenever we’re ready, I mean, as soon as we can, obviously. And the fans want to be back, too. They want to see basketball, and baseball and football and hockey,” Trump told reporters.

“They want to get back. They gotta get

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