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As MLB tries to save 2020, minor-league teams across the country might be out at home

AS MLB TRIES TO SAVE 2020, MINOR-LEAGUE TEAMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY MIGHT BE OUT AT HOME

The owners of minor-league teams have almost no revenue streams beyond the turnstiles and concession and souvenir stands. More than...

Will there be an MLB season? Here's what the players and owners must resolve

WILL THERE BE AN MLB SEASON? HERE'S WHAT THE PLAYERS AND OWNERS MUST RESOLVE

Scott Boras is well aware players likely would shoulder the blame if they cannot reach a financial agreement with owners for a 2020...

 
 
 
A's to place scouts on furlough, end minor league pay

A'S TO PLACE SCOUTS ON FURLOUGH, END MINOR LEAGUE PAY

A's owner John Fisher announced the moves Tuesday in a rare public statement on what he called a “tremendously difficult day.”

Players call MLB economic proposal ‘extremely disappointing'

PLAYERS CALL MLB ECONOMIC PROPOSAL ‘EXTREMELY DISAPPOINTING'

The sides have been grappling with how to aim for an opening day originally scheduled for March 26 but pushed back because of the coronavirus.

 
 
 
‘Bayern Road Runner' Alphonso Davies shines against Dortmund

‘BAYERN ROAD RUNNER' ALPHONSO DAVIES SHINES AGAINST DORTMUND

Canadian teenager's marauding runs have become a key part of the team's attack and defence.

There definitely will be an NFL season, Dolphins owner says

THERE DEFINITELY WILL BE AN NFL SEASON, DOLPHINS OWNER SAYS

The NFL has said it expects to play a full schedule beginning Sept. 10, but is preparing contingency plans in case the coronavirus...

 
 
 
The NHL announces its 24-team play-in and playoff format, and Toronto could factor in any scenario

THE NHL ANNOUNCES ITS 24-TEAM PLAY-IN AND PLAYOFF FORMAT, AND TORONTO COULD FACTOR IN ANY SCENARIO

The Leafs will face Columbus in a play-in round when hockey returns and, if that doesn't turn out the way they hope, they could still...

Canadian Premier League says it expects clubs to resume training soon

CANADIAN PREMIER LEAGUE SAYS IT EXPECTS CLUBS TO RESUME TRAINING SOON

The league said Tuesday that it and its eight clubs are “actively engaged” with their respective provincial and municipal governments...

 
 
 
Bayern beats Dortmund, closes in on eighth straight Bundesliga championship

BAYERN BEATS DORTMUND, CLOSES IN ON EIGHTH STRAIGHT BUNDESLIGA CHAMPIONSHIP

Joshua Kimmich's long-range lob was enough to give Bayern a 1-0 win and stretch its lead to seven points over Dortmund with six games...

Lakers president Jeanie Buss reveals dreams about Kobe Bryant that let her know ‘he's OK'

LAKERS PRESIDENT JEANIE BUSS REVEALS DREAMS ABOUT KOBE BRYANT THAT LET HER KNOW ‘HE'S OK'

“One comfort that I have is that Kobe knew how much we loved him and we told him and we retired his numbers,” the Lakers owner said...

 
 
 
FIFA bans Haiti soccer official for sexual abuse allegations

FIFA BANS HAITI SOCCER OFFICIAL FOR SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

Soccer's world governing body said its ethics committee investigators removed Yves Jean-Bart from duty for 90 days. That interim ban...

Juventus' Bernardeschi sees duty to help Italy during pandemic

JUVENTUS' BERNARDESCHI SEES DUTY TO HELP ITALY DURING PANDEMIC

Concerns about wider economic hardship, not just the Serie A title race, are on the Italian forward's mind as the country emerges from...

 
 
 
Patrick Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19, son tweets

PATRICK EWING OUT OF HOSPITAL AFTER BEING TREATED FOR COVID-19, SON TWEETS

Patrick Ewing Jr. said Monday on Twitter that his father was doing fine after receiving treatment and thanked the doctors and nurses...

Lyon boss asks PM Macron to reconsider early end of French soccer season

LYON BOSS ASKS PM MACRON TO RECONSIDER EARLY END OF FRENCH SOCCER SEASON

The men's league was cancelled four weeks ago with 10 rounds remaining, Paris Saint-Germain declared champion, and Lyon finished outside...

 
 
 
National Women's Soccer League moves to allow training in small groups

NATIONAL WOMEN'S SOCCER LEAGUE MOVES TO ALLOW TRAINING IN SMALL GROUPS

Teams will be able to progress to full team training on May 30 providing they complete five days of small group training.

NHL hoping to move to Phase 2 of return-to-play protocol in early June

NHL HOPING TO MOVE TO PHASE 2 OF RETURN-TO-PLAY PROTOCOL IN EARLY JUNE

Only six players will be allowed in team facilities at one time for voluntary workouts, and no on-ice coaching or instruction is permitted.

 
 
 
Isolating away from family a ‘hot topic' as NHL plots return

ISOLATING AWAY FROM FAMILY A ‘HOT TOPIC' AS NHL PLOTS RETURN

While the NHL and its players' union are discussing a 24-team playoff format to resume the season, figuring out how to incorporate...

Healthy George Karl starts podcast, may someday coach again

HEALTHY GEORGE KARL STARTS PODCAST, MAY SOMEDAY COACH AGAIN

The longtime NBA coach who has fought cancer three times is keeping the door open for getting back into the business, maybe as a head...

 
 
 
Japanese baseball season to start June 19 without fans

JAPANESE BASEBALL SEASON TO START JUNE 19 WITHOUT FANS

The season was to have begun on March 20 but was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

World TeamTennis plans to play its entire season in West Virginia

WORLD TEAMTENNIS PLANS TO PLAY ITS ENTIRE SEASON IN WEST VIRGINIA

World TeamTennis plans to stage a three-week season featuring nine teams from July 12 to Aug. 1 at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur...

 
 
 



From can't-miss to potential dud: Ranking the NHL's 8 play-in series

From can't-miss to potential dud: Ranking the NHL's 8 play-in series

The NHL on Tuesday officially unveiled a 24-team playoff format intended to complete the 2019-20 season, and the new postseason includes an eight-series play-in round. We've... Read more ...

Favre hints at Dortmund exit after Bayern defeat

Favre hints at Dortmund exit after Bayern defeat

Swiss coach Lucien Favre has hinted that he may leave Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season after defeat by Bayern Munich left his team seven points adrift of the... Read more ...

St. Louis is out of the running for role as NHL hub city

St. Louis is out of the running for role as NHL hub city

If the NHL can resume its season, games for a 24-team playoff are expected to be played in two hub cities - neither of which will be St. Louis. Read more ...

NHL expected to announce return-to-play format Monday afternoon

NHL expected to announce return-to-play format Monday afternoon

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to announce the league's return-to-play format this afternoon. Read more ...

Chelsea in strong position to BEAT Barcelona to midfielder transfer

Chelsea in strong position to BEAT Barcelona to midfielder transfer

Chelsea could reportedly beat Barcelona to the transfer of Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic in a swap deal involving Jorginho. According to Don Balon , the Blues could be... Read more ...

John Wall: « Je suis à 110% ! »

John Wall:  « Je suis à 110% ! »

Après deux opérations, dont une au tendon d'Achille, John Wall se sent plus en forme que jamais et attend avec impatience la saison 2020-21 Read more ...

LeBron et la NBA enragent après le meurtre de George Floyd

LeBron et la NBA enragent après le meurtre de George Floyd

Le meurtre de George Floyd par un policier dans le Minnesota a choqué une partie de l'Amérique et la NBA, à commencer par LeBron James. Read more ...

Oklahoma's voluntary football workouts will start July 1, later than other...

Oklahoma's voluntary football workouts will start July 1, later than other Power 5 programs

Oklahoma plans to begin voluntary campus workouts for football players on July 1, despite many other Power 5 programs starting weeks earlier. Read more ...

Le pire transfert de l'Histoire des Knicks

Le pire transfert de l'Histoire des Knicks

Retour sur un échange peu connu dans les années 90 qui est la cause de tous les principaux problèmes des New York Knicks aujourd'hui. Read more ...

Lifting Premier League trophy in empty stadium would be 'strange', says...

Lifting Premier League trophy in empty stadium would be 'strange', says Henderson

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says playing at an empty Anfield and winning the Premier League title with no fans present would be "pretty strange". Liverpool were 25... Read more ...