PopMuse: Sports http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Nats reverse course, restore minor league pay https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29251849/nationals-players-cover-minor-leaguers-lost-wages-sean-doolittle-says https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29251849/nationals-players-cover-minor-leaguers-lost-wages-sean-doolittle-says Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:22:03 UTC www.espn.com - TOP The Nationals announced they would continue to pay their minor league players a $400-per-week stipend. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ UFC champ Jon Jones confronts two individuals, confiscates spray paint cans https://www.espn.com/mma/story/_/id/29252110/ufc-champ-jon-jones-confronts-two-individuals-confiscates-spray-paint-cans https://www.espn.com/mma/story/_/id/29252110/ufc-champ-jon-jones-confronts-two-individuals-confiscates-spray-paint-cans Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:22:03 UTC www.espn.com - TOP He doesn't want the message surrounding the death of George Floyd to get overshadowed by recent events. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ JR Smith beats up man for damaging his truck https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/29248958/jr-smith-beats-man-damaging-truck https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/29248958/jr-smith-beats-man-damaging-truck Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:22:03 UTC www.espn.com - TOP Smith beat up a man who allegedly damaged his truck during protests in Los Angeles. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Dykstra's past cited as suit vs. Darling dismissed https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29251243/lenny-dykstra-cited-suit-vs-former-mets-teammate-ron-darling-dismissed https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29251243/lenny-dykstra-cited-suit-vs-former-mets-teammate-ron-darling-dismissed Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:20:11 UTC www.espn.com - TOP Lenny Dykstra's defamation and libel lawsuit against Ron Darling was dismissed Friday. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Mahomes: 'Senseless murders' can't continue https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/29252188/chiefs-patrick-mahomes-hopes-world-become-locker-rooms-where-everyone-accepted https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/29252188/chiefs-patrick-mahomes-hopes-world-become-locker-rooms-where-everyone-accepted Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:20:11 UTC www.espn.com - TOP Patrick Mahomes posted a statement on Twitter to address racial injustice in the United States, hoping the country can become more like NFL locker rooms, "where everyone is accepted." http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ NBA small-market teams urge 30-team restart https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/29251987/nba-small-market-teams-want-greater-consideration-nba-return https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/29251987/nba-small-market-teams-want-greater-consideration-nba-return Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:20:11 UTC www.espn.com - TOP Clay Bennett, owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder, is urging the NBA to consider the competitive and financial plights of smaller-market teams for its return-to-play plans. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Former Auburn football coach, AD Dye dies at 80 https://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/29252096/former-auburn-football-coach-pat-dye-dies-80 https://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/29252096/former-auburn-football-coach-pat-dye-dies-80 Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:20:11 UTC www.espn.com - TOP Former Auburn coach and athletic director Pat Dye, who was hospitalized last month for kidney-related issues, died Monday, according to a family member. He was 80. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ D. Jackson: If no fans, players should be miked https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/29251480/desean-jackson-no-fans-games-players-micd-up https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/29251480/desean-jackson-no-fans-games-players-micd-up Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:20:11 UTC www.espn.com - TOP If the NFL has to play to empty stadiums this season, Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson says player should be miked up to "give fans the [insight] to see what really goes on." http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Clemson WR Ross out for '20 with spinal issue https://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/29252553/clemson-wr-justyn-ross-miss-2020-season-spinal-injury https://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/29252553/clemson-wr-justyn-ross-miss-2020-season-spinal-injury Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:20:11 UTC www.espn.com - TOP Clemson receiver Justyn Ross will have surgery Friday for a congenital spinal issue and will miss the 2020 football season. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Jags QB, NASA Intern Joshua Dobbs Describes Experience Being at SpaceX Launch https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2894409-jags-qb-nasa-intern-joshua-dobbs-describes-experience-being-at-spacex-launch https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2894409-jags-qb-nasa-intern-joshua-dobbs-describes-experience-being-at-spacex-launch Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:14:00 UTC at Bleacher Report - Front Page Joshua Dobbs put his aerospace engineering degree to good use as he watched watched Saturday's launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/