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ESPN Reportedly Makes Decision On Sage Steele’s Return

Sage Steele speaks on ESPN.

Sage Steele speaks on ESPN.

Last week, veteran ESPN host Sage Steele was removed from the air after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. But according to reports from Front Office Sports, the network’s decision to temporarily remove her goes far deeper than her positive diagnosis.

Steele has recently come under fire for controversial comments regarding ESPN’s COVID-19 vaccine policy and former United States president Barrack Obama. During an appearance on The Uncut with Jay Cutler, she called Walt Disney’s company-wide vaccine mandate “sick” and “scary” and criticized President Barack Obama’s decision to identify as Black despite his Black father being “nowhere to be found.”

Steele also went on to opine about up-and-coming female sports journalists, saying they bear some responsibility for receiving harassment in a male-dominated workspace.

“When you dress like that, I’m not saying you deserve the gross comments, but you know what you’re doing when you’re

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Wrestling World Reacts To CM Punk’s Return To The Ring

2019 Beyond Fest Premiere Of "Girl On The Third Floor"

2019 Beyond Fest Premiere Of “Girl On The Third Floor”

After seven years of hearing nonstop rumors about his potential return, CM Punk is officially back in professional wrestling.

On Friday night, Punk made his debut for All Elite Wrestling (AEW). His first appearance since 2014 was truly epic, as the crowd at the United Center legitimately erupted when they heard Living Colour’s “Cult of Personality.”

Punk didn’t take his return to pro wrestling for granted, as he went into the crowd and greeted a few fans wearing his apparel.

While there have been plenty of great crowd reactions over the years, Punk may have surpassed every wrestler for loudest pop of all time.

Check it out:

Talk about being a fan favorite.

Some fans at the United Center were so excited to see Punk they legitimately had tears in their eyes.

Even those who watched Punk’s return on TV

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Winners, losers of Aaron Rodgers’ return to the Green Bay Packers

After months of rampant speculation, linguistic parsing and high-stakes drama with the potential to significantly alter the 2021 NFL season and beyond, Aaron Rodgers is right back where he’s been for the past 16 summers – in Green Bay Packers training camp.

Given what the three-time MVP means to the organization – and Pack brass had made it publicly clear Rodgers wasn’t going anywhere – this always easily seemed like the most likely outcome. Yet the club’s “complicated fella” also rattled his bosses’ cages – along with an entire fan base – while expressing his desire for some environmental alterations.

While careful to say “I’m not a victim here” Wednesday, Rodgers indicated that his situation, financial and otherwise, has not changed significantly. This is to be his second season playing under a four-year, $134 million extension which has no guarantees in 2022 or ’23. He wants to be used as

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Aaron Rodgers closing in on reworked contract with Green Bay Packers as part of 2021 return

One of the biggest mysteries of the NFL offseason just gained a little bit of clarity.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is close to an agreement with the Green Bay Packers on a reworked contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports’ Mike Jones, seemingly bringing at least a temporary end to the months-long stalemate between the reigning NFL MVP and the franchise he has been with for 16 seasons. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been finalized.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter was first to report the development.

Under terms of the agreement, according to ESPN, the final year of Rodgers’ existing contract would be voided, leaving only two remaining. Green Bay would not be allowed to place the franchise or transition tag on Rodgers, and the team would agree to review the contract at the end of the season, per ESPN.

Neither

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