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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 8th - 10:56pm

Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action Wednesday night. Players wore black T-shirts, black gloves and black facemasks emblazoned with Black Lives Matter.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 8th - 8:22pm

Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action Wednesday night. Players wore black T-shirts, black gloves and black facemasks emblazoned with Black Lives Matter.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 8th - 6:27pm

With no guarantee of fans, there won’t be a Ryder Cup this year. The PGA of America says the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin has been pushed back to 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 8th - 4:30pm

With no guarantee of fans, there won’t be a Ryder Cup this year. The PGA of America says the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin has been pushed back to 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delle Donne waiting to hear from WNBA medical review panel

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 8th - 4:28pm

WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne is waiting to have her case heard by the league's independent panel of doctors to see if she'll be medically excused for the season, the Washington Mystics said Wednesday.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 8th - 2:31pm

With no guarantee of fans, there won’t be a Ryder Cup this year. The PGA of America says the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin has been pushed back to 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

NBA teams on the cusp of having real practices again

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 7th - 1:58pm

one player working at one basket with one ball. That changes starting Thursday, when the first handful of teams at the Disney complex will be permitted to have full-fledged practices again.

Wizards' Beal, Nets' Dinwiddie to miss rest of NBA season

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 7th - 10:07am

Wizards leading scorer Bradley Beal and Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie won't take part in the restart of the NBA season, two significant absences in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Most of WNBA's older coaches OK with Florida virus risk

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 9:10am

Mike Thibault knows he could be at higher risk for severe illness if he gets the coronavirus because of his age.

Damian Lillard emerges from shutdown ready for playoff push

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 12:30am

Grieving the death of a cousin and missing his mother, Damian Lillard struggled emotionally after the NBA shut down because of the coronavirus.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 4th - 6:44am

-The Cleveland Indians have announced that they too are reviewing their contentious nickname. The team released a statement on Friday night saying it is committed to making a positive impact in their community and that they embrace their responsibility to advance social justice and equality.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 4th - 4:30am

-The Cleveland Indians have announced that they too are reviewing their contentious nickname. The team released a statement on Friday night saying it is committed to making a positive impact in their community and that they embrace their responsibility to advance social justice and equality.

Gobert back, Oladipo out, Johnson positive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 4th - 3:30am

Utah center Rudy Gobert is standing tall, even after having coronavirus and dealing with an enormous amount of scorn after being diagnosed. Gobert was the first NBA player to test positive for the virus and that prompted many to blame him for the league’s shutdown in response to the pandemic. Plenty of eyes will be on Gobert when the NBA season takes a giant step toward returning by having teams gather at the Disney complex in Central Florida over the next few days.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 4th - 1:30am

-The Cleveland Indians have announced that they too are reviewing their contentious nickname. The team released a statement on Friday night saying it is committed to making a positive impact in their community and that they embrace their responsibility to advance social justice and equality.

Coronavirus behind him, Utah's Rudy Gobert looking forward

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 4th - 12:21am

a fellow All-Star who was diagnosed with the virus shortly after the shutdown began and did not hide his anger with Gobert about it all — can coexist peacefully again.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 10:30pm

-The Cleveland Indians have announced that they too are reviewing their contentious nickname. The team released a statement on Friday night saying it is committed to making a positive impact in their community and that they embrace their responsibility to advance social justice and equality.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 8:22pm

-The Cleveland Indians have announced that they too are reviewing their contentious nickname. The team released a statement on Friday night saying it is committed to making a positive impact in their community and that they embrace their responsibility to advance social justice and equality.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 6:38pm

The Washington Redskins are undergoing what they say is a “thorough review” of their nickname.

Hamels feeling good, Carrasco comeback, Reds return

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 5:18pm

Atlanta Braves left-hander Cole Hamels is feeling good while recovering from a sore left shoulder. Hamels hopes he’ll be ready for the start of the 60-game season in less than three weeks and says he’s interested in quality innings even if he’s not able to pitch deep into the game. The Braves opened their summer training at newly renamed Truist Park. A sore left shoulder could have forced Hamels to miss two months if the season started on time. Instead, the coronavirus pandemic ended spring training in mid-March and allowed Hamels to have a more relaxed approach to his rehabilitation.