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How Eugenie Bouchard combats her online haters

How Eugenie Bouchard combats her online haters

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Eugenie Bouchard may have 2.1 million Instagram followers - and that is not always a good thing. “There's a lot of positive out there,” the Canadian tennis star recently told...
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‘We can re-open restaurants and shops, but can't invite spectators': French Open boss not happy with behind-closed-doors plan

‘We can re-open restaurants and shops, but can't invite spectators': French Open boss not happy with behind-closed-doors plan

2 days ago   |   RT

French Tennis Federation head Jean-Francois Vilotte has spoken out against the idea of staging the 2020 French Open without spectators, stressing that he can promise the...
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Tennis-World TeamTennis picked Greenbrier so fans could watch live tennis

3 days ago   |   National Post

World TeamTennis said on Wednesday it had several options for where to stage its 2020 season but selecting the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia was an easy decision as it was...
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Sweaty Scrums? How Rugby May Adapt to Return to Play

3 days ago   |   NY Times

What happens when the rules don't allow for social distancing? It depends on who you ask. Plus truncated soccer seasons, and the potential return of fans to tennis matches.
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‘Rob Gronkowski & Venus Williams Were Game For Everything': Ian Karmel On CBS's ‘Game On' & ‘The Late Late Show With James Corden'

3 days ago   |   CBS

“Game On” makes its debut on CBS on Wednesday and comedian and writer Ian Karmel still can't believe he had the opportunity to be on the show. The writer for “The Late Late...
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22-year-old tennis star Naomi Osaka made $37 million last year, surpassing Serena Williams as the highest-paid female athlete. Here's how she did it

22-year-old tennis star Naomi Osaka made $37 million last year, surpassing Serena Williams as the highest-paid female athlete. Here's how she did it

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Naomi Osaka , at age 22, is the world's highest-paid female athlete with $37.4 million in earnings over the last 12 months. On the heels of two back-to-back Grand Slams and on...
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Tennis-Tiafoe wants to draw more black kids to tennis

3 days ago   |   National Post

MUMBAI - American Frances Tiafoe has already changed the lives of his immigrant parents thanks to his tennis career and the 2019 Australian Open quarter-finalist hopes he can...
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Looking to play basketball or tennis under coronavirus? Depends where you live

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The weather's warming up, but whether you're going to be able to paddle around in a public pool or shoot hoops at the local court depends on where you live. Boston's outdoor...
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Dad to plead guilty for bribing tennis coach to get his kid into college

Dad to plead guilty for bribing tennis coach to get his kid into college

4 days ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

There's a new bust - and a new wrinkle - in the college admissions scandal. Another dad will plead guilty to bribing his kid's way into Georgetown University, federal...
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Tennis-World TeamTennis to allow up to 500 fans at matches

4 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

World TeamTennis, an innovative mixed-gender professional tennis league, will start from July 5 at the Greenbrier, West Virginia, and up to 500 fans will be allowed to attend...
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Weston McKennie wears 'Justice for George' armband during Bundesliga match

Weston McKennie wears 'Justice for George' armband during Bundesliga match

The 21-year-old midfielder brought the Justice for George campaign overseas during his team's match on Saturday. Read more ...

The NBA has its target return date: July 31

The NBA has its target return date: July 31

The NBA is next in line for a comeback. Days after the NHL announced its plan for a 24-team playoff tournament, NBA commissioner Adam Silver informed the board of governors... Read more ...

At least 16 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers

At least 16 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers

NEW YORK - At least 16 major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball's... Read more ...

At least 11 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers

At least 11 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers

NEW YORK - At least 11 major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball's... Read more ...

Havertz scores again as Leverkusen beats Freiburg in Germany

Havertz scores again as Leverkusen beats Freiburg in Germany

FREIBURG, Germany - Kai Havertz scored his fifth goal since the Bundesliga restart to lift Bayer Leverkusen to a 1-0 win over Freiburg and back into the thick of the Champions... Read more ...

Power Five leagues ask Congress for athlete compensation law

Power Five leagues ask Congress for athlete compensation law

The Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes. Read more ...

Virus could lead more states to OK sports, online betting

Virus could lead more states to OK sports, online betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the U.S. as states deal with huge budget deficits... Read more ...

NCAA offers plan to bring athletes back to campus

NCAA offers plan to bring athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring athletes back to campus during a pandemic. Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 9 predictions: Do our Woodley-Burns picks match up with our readers?

UFC on ESPN 9 predictions: Do our Woodley-Burns picks match up with our readers?

Woodley vs. Burns Ivanov vs. Sakai Carlyle vs. Quarantillo Roberts vs. Weaver Cifers vs. Dern MMA Junkie readers' consensus picks 2020... Read more ...

7 burning questions ahead of UFC on ESPN 9: Can Tyron Woodley rebound?

7 burning questions ahead of UFC on ESPN 9: Can Tyron Woodley rebound?

The bouts are signed and the commission paperwork has been rubber-stamped. The UFC is officially back in business in Las Vegas with Saturday's UFC on ESPN 9 marking the... Read more ...