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MLB offers players 80 percent of prorated salaries, 72-game season

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 10:56
Major League Baseball and its players are moving closer — to a deal or to Commissioner Rob Manfred ordering a shortened season without an agreement.MLB ...

Longhorn athletes ask for buildings to be renamed, for school to drop ‘The Eyes of Texas’

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 07:08
A group of University of Texas football players and athletes across several sports called on the school Friday to rename several campus buildings, change the ...

Bubba Wallace adjusts to role as voice for change in NASCAR

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 06:49
NASCAR's only black driver has become the sport's leading figure in the fight against racial injustice.

Rugby World Cup star Kenki Fukuoka gives up on bid to make Olympic sevens team

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 06:25
Rugby World Cup star Kenki Fukuoka will give priority to pursuing a medical career and abandon his bid to play sevens at the Tokyo Olympic ...

National Rugby League asks reporter to have COVID test after breaching social distancing rules during interview with player

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 06:14
A second journalist within a week will have to undergo a coronavirus test after breaching social distancing rules by failing to observe a two-meter gap ...

Harold Varner III takes one-shot lead into third round at Colonial

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 05:57
Harold Varner III took his place in history in the PGA Tour's technology era, all because of a triple bogey.Jordan Spieth had his lowest 36-hole ...

Novak Djokovic defends packed stands during tennis charity tour event

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 05:33
There was no social distancing and few among the thousands of fans wore face masks — and Novak Djokovic approved.The fans filled the makeshift stands ...

Premier League to replace player names with ‘Black Lives Matter’ on jerseys

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 05:15
English Premier League jerseys will feature "Black Lives Matter” instead of player names for the first 12 games after the competition's shutdown ends on Wednesday.The ...

Nike, NFL among businesses to start giving workers Juneteenth off

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 04:56
Nike, the NFL and other businesses will give their employees a day off for Juneteenth for the first time this year, the latest example of ...

Italian soccer resumes in silence as Juventus advances to Italian Cup final

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 04:47
Juventus and AC Milan played in an empty stadium as Italian soccer emerged from its COVID-19 shutdown.

Oscar Colas case highlights Latin players’ troubles with Japanese baseball

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 04:13
Many Latin players have been locked into team-friendly NPB contracts that weren't fully explained to them.

J. League announces strict virus-related protocols ahead of restart

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 11:16
Players and staff will undergo PCR tests every two weeks, while fans will be restricted from singing and cheering during matches.

Rugby returns in Australia with new rules intended to liven up game

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 05:52
Rugby Australia agreed Friday to test new rules in its domestic Super Rugby competition in a bid to liven up the game, including goal-line dropouts ...

PGA Tour recognizes racial injustice with moment of silence

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 04:57
Colonial already was quiet with no spectators around for the return of the PGA Tour on Thursday. And then at 8:46 a.m., it came to ...

Spain’s top flight returns with video game feel as Sevilla wins derby

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 04:33
With a video game look for fans at home, the Spanish league resumed Thursday with Sevilla defeating Real Betis 2-0 in the Seville derby.The highly ...

Premier League players won’t need to wear masks at stadiums

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 04:25
Premier League players will not need to wear face masks arriving at stadiums, in dressing rooms or on the substitutes' bench when the competition's 100-day ...

U.S. boxer Virginia Fuchs cleared over sex-triggered doping case

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 04:07
U.S. Olympic team boxer Virginia Fuchs will face no punishment for failing a doping test after the U.S. Anti-Doping Association determined the violation had been ...

Blue Jays still unsure where they’ll play home games in 2020

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 04:01
The Toronto Blue Jays still don’t know where they’ll play home games when baseball resumes.Speaking on a conference call Thursday, Blue Jays general manager Ross ...

USA Cycling announces preliminary squad for delayed Tokyo Olympics

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 03:53
Officials from USA Cycling plan to take advantage of the yearlong delay of the Tokyo Olympics caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and a big step ...

NFL to spend $250 million on social justice initiatives

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 03:42
The league has pledged an additional $206 million to supplement the $44 million raised through its Inspire Change program.