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Michigan Boxing loses their appeal to be reinstated as a club sport

This past December, after a 10-month battle with the University of Michigan both the Office of Risk Management and Recreational Sports, the historic Michigan Boxing Club was at last stripped of its club-status after losing its appeal. 

Just as the COVID-19 pandemic forced classes to go online in March, the University decided to remove the club-status from both the Michigan Boxing and Taekwondo teams due to the possible risk of student-athletes incurring head injuries in both sports.

Once the shocking news arrived to the boxing team, club members, coaches and alumni began organizing their appeal of the decision. Granted an extension of the original deadline on Apr. 1, they had more time to prepare their defense.

On Oct. 1, a 60-page report was submitted to the University, featuring countless studies about the sport, a long list of health and safety rules and guidelines already in place and arguments about the

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Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASO) Receives $21.81 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages


Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASO) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine brokerages that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $21.81.

Several research firms recently commented on ASO. Bank of America began coverage on shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors in a report on Tuesday, October 27th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $24.00 price objective for the company. Loop Capital began coverage on shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors in a report on Wednesday, January 27th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $30.00 price objective for the company. Credit Suisse Group raised their price objective on shares of Academy Sports and Outdoors from $20.00 to $24.00 and gave the stock

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Super Bowl Ref Sarah Thomas Is the Latest in a String of Women Breaking Barriers in Pro Sports

The most significant thing happening on the field Sunday during Super Bowl LV will not be Tom Brady gunning for the championship with a team other than the New England Patriots, or Patrick Mahomes having a shot at winning his second consecutive title. No, the big news will be happening on the sidelines, where Sarah Thomas will make history as the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl.



a person wearing a hat: Super Bowl Ref Sarah Thomas Is the Latest in a String of Women Breaking Barriers in Pro Sports


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Super Bowl Ref Sarah Thomas Is the Latest in a String of Women Breaking Barriers in Pro Sports

Thomas’s historic accomplishment is long overdue; the fact that it’s happening in football, a sport that women have been largely shut out of since its debut in the 1880s, makes it an even bigger deal. Due to sexist stereotypes, football is still considered to be a man’s game – too physically aggressive for women’s more delicate nature, despite the fact that

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J.K. Dobbins discusses stellar rookie season, how Lamar Jackson helped him become successful in year one

J.K. Dobbins had an incredible rookie season for the Baltimore Ravens, emerging as one of the best running backs in a star-studded rookie class. Dobbins led all NFL running backs in yards per carry (6.01) while setting a Ravens’ rookie record with nine rushing touchdowns (third amongst all NFL rookies). His 805 rushing yards were also third among rookie running backs as Dobbins finished with a franchise-record seven consecutive games with a rushing touchdown. 



a baseball player wearing a helmet: Nov 10, 2019; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones II (27) scores a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium.


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Nov 10, 2019; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones II (27) scores a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium.


Dobbins closed out the regular season with six consecutive games of 50-plus rushing yards and a rushing touchdown, tying Eric Dickerson (1983) and Franco Harris (1972) for the longest rookie streak of its kind since the AFL-NFL merger. To cap

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