Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson
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Writer at Sportsnaut. Journalism student at San Diego State University. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection
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Report: Big Ten expected to use conference-only football schedule this fall

The Big Ten is expected to announce it will use a conference-only schedule for the upcoming college football season, becoming the first Power 5 school...
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Majority of FBS ADs expect 2020 college football season to be delayed

The 2020 college football is scheduled to kick off in two months, but the COVID-19 pandemic is putting that in jeopardy. Now, with spikes in...
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes and Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson

Sports world rips NFL for absurd COVID-19 safety guidelines

As uncertainty hangs over the 2020 NFL season, the league has come under rampant criticism from players, coaches and executives for the league's COVID-19 safety...
San Francisco 49ers CB Richard Sherman and NFL receiver Stefon Diggs swap jerseys

Report: NFL forbids jersey swaps for 2020 season due to COVID-19

As the NFL prepares for the 2020 season, the league is creating a growing list of safety protocols for players to follow during the COVID-19...
New York Mets Citi Field

New York Mets to use cardboard cutouts of fans at Citi Field

As the New York Mets prepare for the 2020 MLB season, they know things will be different this year during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, the...
High school football in Texas

Texas to cancel high school football due to COVID-19 pandemic?

There is nothing people love in Texas more than high school football. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there might not be any games on...
NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown

Seahawks to pursue one-year deal with Antonio Brown?

Antonio Brown is working towards an NFL return and already generating interest from multiple teams. If the All-Pro receiver can make it back, the Seattle...
Tennessee Titans RB Derrick Henry

Report: Titans, Derrick Henry not close on contract extension

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry carried the team on an incredible postseason run during the 2019 NFL season. If the Titans want to make...
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Stanford cuts 11 varsity sports programs due to COVID-19 pandemic

Stanford University, home to one of the best collection of sports programs in the United States, announced it is cutting 11 varsity sports teams due...
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DIII Centennial Conference suspends fall sports due to COVID-19 pandemic

As uncertainty hangs over the 2020 college football season, Division III's Centennial Conference became the latest sports league to suspend sports this fall due to...
Harvard and Yale during Ivy League football game

Ivy League cancels fall sports, including college football, due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Ivy League is cancelling its fall sports, including college football, becoming the first major sports league to suspend sports for the fall due to...
Baltimore Ravens fans at M&T Bank Stadium

Baltimore Ravens dramatically reduce stadium capacity for 2020 NFL season

Amid growing fears for the 2020 NFL season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Baltimore Ravens announced Wednesday they will dramatically reduce their stadium capacity...
ESPN football analyst Kirk Herbstreit

Report: Kirk Herbstreit ‘gaining momentum’ for Monday Night Football gig

Kirk Herbstreit has been an iconic voice in college football for years, serving as a co-host of College GameDay and an analyst for ABC's primetime...
Seattle Seahawks edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney

Report: Cleveland Browns now unlikely to pursue Jadeveon Clowney

The Cleveland Browns spent much of their offseason pursuing prized free-agent edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney. After months of waiting on him, the Browns are now...
Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott

Report: Cowboys, Dak Prescott haven’t had ‘substantive’ contract talks since Marsh

The Dallas Cowboys and star quarterback Dak Prescott have been engaged in contract discussions for over a year. After watching the Kansas City Chiefs negotiate...
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith

Report: No chance players accept withholding of salaries, NFLPA pushes for flat cap

As the 2020 NFL season draws closer, it looks a fight between the NFL and the NFL Players Association is looming over how the league...
NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson cleared to return for Kentucky Speedway after testing positive for COVID-19

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson will be returning to the track at Kentucky Speedway this weekend, just a week after missing the Brickyard 400 after he...
Big 10 Conference logo on football field

Big Ten to decide fate of college football season in two weeks?

The fate of the 2020 college football season hangs in the balance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It could only be a matter of time...
Atlanta Braves tomahawk chop

Atlanta Braves considering eliminating controversial Tomahawk Chop?

As the Cleveland Indians and Washington Redskins contemplate changing their team's name and image, the Atlanta Braves are considering making a change of their own.
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Report: Steve Cohen making ‘big push’ to buy New York Mets

New York Mets fans nearly had reason to celebrate this offseason when the Wilpon family nearly sold the team to billionaire Steve Cohen. While the...
The Game between Harvard and Yale

Report: Ivy League expected to move football season to spring due to COVID-19 pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic first started sweeping across the United States, the Ivy League reacted quickly by canceling its basketball tournament. Months later with the...
Baltimore Ravens QB Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III encourages fans to wear masks to save NFL season

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III knows everyone wants to watch football this year. If people want to see NFL players take the field this...
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MLB teams react to 2020 schedule release

The baseball world waited months for the 2020 MLB schedule to begin with Opening Day. After a lengthy delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MLB...
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson

Report: Deshaun Watson expected to land $40-plus million on contract extension

The Kansas City Chiefs made Patrick Mahomes the richest player in NFL history on Monday. While Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson might not match Mahomes'...