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MLB Starts Workouts Amid Positive Tests, Skepticism And Player Opt-Outs

1 day ago   |   Forbes

It was an eventful weekend for various comments, the specter of positive tests for Covid-19 and the announcements of players electing to opt out of this season.
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Tokyo's First Female Governor Wins Re-Election by Landslide in Vote Clouded by Coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike scored a landslide victory in an election for a second term, as the city tries to keep a fresh surge of Covid-19 in check and maintain hopes of...
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Motor racing-Trump re-election bid picks up speed with NASCAR sponsorship

4 days ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

United States president Donald Trump's re-election bid will pick up speed this weekend with Trump 2020 the primary sponsor of Corey LaJoie's car for NASCAR's Brickyard 400 at...
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Whip Scalise Shoots Straight with Firearm Industry

5 days ago   |   NSSF

“The Stakes Have Never Been Higher.” Nearly three years ago, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise survived an attack by a deranged criminal misusing a firearm. That horrific event...
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People are concerned that an $88 baseball sold on the Trump Organization's merch page could be a secret message to white supremacists

People are concerned that an $88 baseball sold on the Trump Organization's merch page could be a secret message to white supremacists

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

An $88 baseball on the Trump Organization's website is drawing suspicion as a potential dog whistle for white supremacy. Eighty-eight is defined by the Anti Defamation League...
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LeBron James' group touts sports venues as mega-voting sites

5 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

ATLANTA - If basketball icon LeBron James gets his way, NBA arenas and other sports venues around the country will be mega polling sites for the November general...
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Former FIFA candidate appeals to overturn Asian soccer vote

5 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - An appeal to overturn an Asian soccer election for seats on the FIFA Council was heard at sport's highest court on Wednesday.
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Hawks approve turning arena into massive Atlanta elections polling place

6 days ago   |   NBC Sports

Last election saw people waiting more than four hours to vote in Atlanta, this can help change that.
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Report: D-Backs' Mike Leake opts out of the 2020 season

7 days ago   |   NBC Sports   |   8 articles

Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake is the first player to elect to sit out the 2020 season amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Haberstroh: Davis Bertans' Orlando absence hurts Wizards playoff chances

8 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Wizards sharpshooter Davis Bertans has elected to sit out the NBA's Orlando restart to preserve his health before he becomes a free agent this offseason. Tom Haberstroh...
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NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by... Read more ...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over flag decision

President Donald Trump blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax.” Read more ...

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Major League Baseball is revealing each team's full slate Monday night, which has been shortened to 60 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

Patrick Mahomes signs 10-year, $450 million extension with Chiefs for...

Patrick Mahomes signs 10-year, $450 million extension with Chiefs for richest deal in NFL history

The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to a 10-year contract extension with Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes. ESPN reported the deal is worth $450 million with an injury guarantee of... Read more ...

Bubba Wallace signs endorsement deal with Beats by Dre

Bubba Wallace signs endorsement deal with Beats by Dre

Beats by Dre announced Monday that NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace signed an endorsement deal with the company. “We weren't going to announce this until later this week, but hate... Read more ...

NHL, union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

NHL, union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association have reached a tentative agreement to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement. Read more ...

Trump asks if NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace has apologized for noose ‘hoax'

Trump asks if NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace has apologized for noose ‘hoax'

President Trump questioned whether NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, who pressed the racing group to ban the Confederate flag, apologized after a 'noose' was found in his garage... Read more ...

The Latest: Diamondbacks OF Kole Calhoun tests positive

The Latest: Diamondbacks OF Kole Calhoun tests positive

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Read more ...

FC Dallas' removal from the MLS is Back tournament is not a sign the event...

FC Dallas' removal from the MLS is Back tournament is not a sign the event needs to go

The Florida bubble still looks to be MLS's best option for resuming play even as one of its teams is forced out of action because of a large number of positive tests. Read more ...