Day: September 30, 2021

‘I didn’t want to do it’ [Video]

Sage Steele got her COVID-19 vaccine ahead of ESPN’s mandated deadline, but only because she wanted to keep her job. The SportsCenter anchor voiced her frustration with the policy on Wednesday’s episode of the Uncut With Jay Cutler podcast.

“I got my shot today,” Steele told Cutler. “I didn’t want to do it, but I work for a company that mandates it and I had until September 30th to get it done or I’m out.”

SportsCenter anchor Sage Steele voices frustration over ESPN's vaccine mandate.

SportsCenter anchor Sage Steele voices frustration over ESPN’s vaccine mandate. (Photo: Getty Images)

The sports commentator continued, “I respect everyone’s decision, I really do, but to mandate it is sick and it’s scary to me in many ways. But, I have a job. A job that I love, and frankly, a job that I need, but again I love it. I just — I’m not surprised it got to this point, especially with Disney, I

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Springfield purchases Fieldhouse Sportscenter | KOLR

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board purchased the Fieldhouse Sportscenter on Tuesday. 

The Fieldhouse will be closed until October 8th while the Park Board staff installs new technology, equipment, and supplies. 

The Fieldhouse will reopen October 9th for a tournament, and youth basketball and volleyball leagues will play starting October 11th. 

Registration for fall youth basketball and volleyball leagues is open through Friday, Oct. 1st: 

Fall volleyball leagues are for grades 3-8. The season is eight weeks, beginning the week of Oct. 11th. Register as an individual, $175/player, or by team, $300/team. Sign up here by Oct. 1st. 

Fall basketball leagues are for grades K-8, recreational and competitive divisions. The season is nine weeks guaranteed, beginning the week of Oct. 11th, with playoffs in Week 10. Register by team only, $350/team. Sign up here by Oct. 1st.

“This transaction is a truly

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