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MLS is Back Tournament schedule: FC Dallas postpones game vs. Whitecaps after nine positive COVID-19 tests

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

Who's ready for soccer games in the morning and soccer games at night?
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Miguel Sano sits out Twins workouts after positive test for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By Startribune

Sano and Willians Astudillo are the team's two major leaguers who have positive coronavirus tests entering camp.
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Royals' Salvador Perez asymptomatic and in good spirits after testing positive for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

Perez still has 12 days remaining in his quarantine
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Miguel Sano among four Twins players to test positive for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

Sano will remain away from the Twins for the time being
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Twins' Sano in quarantine after positive COVID-19 test

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

Minnesota Twins infielder Miguel Sano has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced, according to Aaron Gleeman of The Athletic. Sano, who is in quarantine away from the team, will need to test negative twice before he'll be able to return to the Twins' summer camp. He's the fourth Twins player to test positive since intake began, with the others being Willians Astudillo, Edwar Colina, and Nick Gordon. More to come. Copyright © 2020 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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Royals Catcher Salvador Perez Tests Positive for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Kansas City Royals announced Saturday that catcher Salvador Perez tested positive for COVID-19, according to Lynn Worthy of the Kansas City Star ...
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Glasgow City: James Anderson to fund club's Champions League last-eight costs

1 month ago   |   By BBC

Philanthropist James Anderson will pay all travel and Covid-19 testing costs to enable Glasgow City to play their Champions League quarter-final.
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FC Dallas' 1st match postponed after positive COVID-19 tests

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

Major League Soccer confirmed Saturday that FC Dallas ' match against the Vancouver Whitecaps , originally scheduled for July 9, has been postponed after the club announced several positive COVID-19 tests earlier in the week. The contest was slated to be the first game back for each team coming out of the pandemic-induced shutdown. The MLS is Back Tournament, taking place in Orlando, is still scheduled to begin July 8. FC Dallas arrived in Florida on June 27, and after six players tested positive for COVID-19, all club members were quarantined for six days. The Whitecaps, meanwhile, are...
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Royals' Perez tests positive for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

The Kansas City Royals announced Saturday that catcher Salvador Perez tested positive for COVID-19, according to Alec Lewis of The Athletic. The six-time All-Star signed off on the announcement and he's in good spirits, Lewis added. More to come. Copyright © 2020 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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TFC leaves for Florida with concerns over COVID-19 situation that awaits

TFC leaves for Florida with concerns over COVID-19 situation that awaits

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

Toronto FC heads to Florida with some unease given recent positive tests there by FC Dallas players and the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases state-wide.
“There's concern, no doubt,” said head coach Greg Vanney. “Because it's showing that the bubble is not impenetrable and there are some issues that are going on. The question is how quickly can the protocols that are in place down there get things under control so it doesn't start to spread inside of the bubble.
“That remains to be seen.”
Vanney says if he could, he would delay his team's departure to the MLS is Back Tournament at Disney's...
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Cubs star Anthony Rizzo is hardly recognizable after impressive weight loss

1 month ago   |   By FanSided

Anthony Rizzo is looking slim. As we've seen, there is plenty of changes around Major League Baseball since the COVID-19 outbreak. But one significant change comes from Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. It appears as though Rizzo has shed some weight during the last few months. Rizzo said he and Napoli held themselves accountable...
Cubs star Anthony Rizzo is hardly recognizable after impressive weight loss - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Braves' Freddie Freeman has COVID-19 and it is 'going to be a while' until he can join the team

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

Three other Braves tested positive as well
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UFC 251: Gilbert Burns out of Fight Island main event after testing positive for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

Burns was scheduled to be the headliner of the first UFC event on Fight Island against Kamaru Usman
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Freddie Freeman, Three Other Braves Test Positive For COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By MLB Trade Rumors

A quartet of Atlanta Braves tested positive for COVID-19: Freddie Freeman , Pete Kozma , Touki Toussaint , and Will Smith , per Sportscaster Kelly Crull. Though the teams do not have to release the names of the players who test positive for coronavirus, in this case, the players consented to have their names released in order to spread awareness.
Smith and Toussaint are asymptomatic at this time. Freeman tested negative upon intake, but started developing symptoms before workouts were to begin, per The Athletic's David O'Brien. Since it appears Freeman caught the virus while at Braves'...
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Freeman among 4 Braves players to test positive for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

All-Star first baseman Freddie Freeman was one of four Atlanta Braves players to test positive for COVID-19, manager Brian Snitker revealed, according to Dave O'Brien of The Athletic. Freeman has a fever and Snitker said it's "going to be a while" before the team is able to get him to camp. Will Smith , Touki Toussaint , and Pete Kozma were the other three players to test positive in the MLB's first round of testing. Kozma is dealing with symptoms, while Smith and Toussaint are asymptomatic. More to come. Copyright © 2020 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content...
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MLB announces 38 positive COVID-19 tests league-wide

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

Major League Baseball has announced 38 people league-wide have tested positive for COVID-19.
Of the 38 cases, 31 are players and the remaining seven are team staffers. A total of 3,185 samples were collected and tested, which translates to a 1.2 per cent positive test rate.
Nineteen different teams have had one or more individuals test positive.
For comparison, of the 351 NBA players tested in the past 10 days, 25 came back positive - a rate of 7.1 per cent since the first day of testing on June 23.
Players began reporting to their teams and home ballparks Wednesday, marking a significant...
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COVID-19 continues to have a major impact on the sports world

COVID-19 continues to have a major impact on the sports world

1 month ago   |   By Fox Sports

On Friday, NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson tested positive for COVID-19, and the father of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov died from COVID-19 complications.
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George Kittle gets record-breaking $75 million contract from 49ers

George Kittle gets record-breaking $75 million contract from 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers locked up star tight end George Kittle, who just became the highest-paid NFL tight end ever. Kittle, a two-time Pro Bowler, agreed to a five-year, $75... Read more ...

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Spring college football becomes focus for some conferences, but could it work?

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