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AP sources: MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona -- By RONALD BLUM -- April 7, 2020 GMT

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The Masters goes from that annual rite of spring to two weeks before Thanksgiving. The U.S. Open now is scheduled in September for the first time since amateur Francis Ouimet took down Britain's...

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is bracing for several more weeks of uncertainty about the remainder of this halted season, revealing Monday night that he does not expect the league will be able to...

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DETROIT (AP) — Fresh off the train and only 18 years old, Al Kaline ran into an immediate roadblock trying to join the Detroit Tigers. Called up to the majors, he couldn't get past the security...

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Sportsbooks are dark and odds are long in Las Vegas

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NFL going with virtual format for upcoming draft

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8 unanimous picks for All-Decade Team include Brady, Watt

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A survey of 15 golf writers voted on the top five Masters in history. They are being republished this week because the Masters has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 1954 Masters...

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Shorts and skates don't usually mix. Maintaining NHL-quality ice in August or holding a Stanley Cup Final in September? Those are far from the norm, too.

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The NBA has told teams that they may not conduct or attend any workouts with draft-eligible players during the league's coronavirus hiatus, a major change from typical procedures.

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With NBA games indefinitely on hold, there has been a lot of discussion about postseason possibilities — including by coaches around the league.

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UFC 249 still on, with Ferguson fighting Gaethje on April 18

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LA Rams hope to run ball by committee without Todd Gurley

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NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors revealed new details of alleged bribes paid to FIFA executive committee members to gain their votes for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup and charged a pair of former...

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The Latest: Spring South Dakota high school sports canceled

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The men's and women's professional tennis tours are examining contingency plans for post-coronavirus rescheduling, including the possibility of pushing back the end of the 2020 season.

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Falcons announce 1-year deal with RB Todd Gurley

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The nonprofit that raises funds for around 80% of the world's anti-doping research is shifting $120,000 to conduct 15,000 COVID-19 tests that will help scientists get a better sense of how many...

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — When it was apparent there would be no NCAA men's basketball tournament and no Final Four, Max Goren set out to save the one tradition associated with all the hoopla....

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CHARLOTTE, N.C (AP) — The NFL is delaying the start of its offseason workout program while formulating a plan with the NFL Players Association on how to proceed during the coronavirus...

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Roger Penske has canceled the doubleheader race at Detroit and adjusted the IndyCar schedule Monday as the series remains on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Resuming the NBA season with the start of the playoff is one option for the league. Most teams had about 15 games left to play in the regular-season schedules when play was halted on March 11, and...

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ROME (AP) — The package that Italian skier Federica Brignone anxiously awaited while in isolation wasn't from Amazon or the local supermarket.

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Two-handed bowler Jason Belmonte's return to Australia from another banner season on the PBA Tour in the United States was never going to be easy.

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tom Dempsey, the kicker born without toes on his kicking foot who made a then-record 63-yard field goal, died late Saturday while struggling with complications from the new...

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Kentucky point guard Ashton Hagans will enter NBA draft

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas moved quickly to hire a new women's basketball coach, luring Vic Schaefer away from powerhouse Mississippi State on Sunday.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — William Byron led the most laps in NASCAR's first two virtual races and had nothing to show for his gaming skills. The third time out, he got the win.

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — England defender Kyle Walker is facing disciplinary action from English Premier League team Manchester City after appearing to break lockdown conditions during the...

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Column: Virus will make the timeline for sports, too

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MADRID (AP) — Soccer players in Spain on Sunday criticized the Spanish league's decision to ask clubs to put the footballers on government furloughs during the coronavirus crisis.

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Pro day cancellations forcing changes to NFL draft process

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A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been...

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Top title games: UConn's '99 win vs. Duke a program changer

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President Donald Trump met by phone with many U.S. pro sports leaders Saturday to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic, saying he was looking forward to...

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English Premier League players failed to reach an agreement on Saturday with clubs to take 30% pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic, escalating a bitter public row as their union claimed the...

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The Latest: Grandmother of Baylor star Ursin dies from virus

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Scott McLaughlin's real IndyCar debut is on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Australian V8 SuperCars champion isn't letting that stop him from learning how to virtually drive the...

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Nicole Sherry poked some holes in the turf at Camden Yards, cut the grass and then left the ballpark about the same time the Baltimore Orioles should have been wrapping up their season opener....

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Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

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AP top tourney one-and-done players led by Davis, 'Melo

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MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league and players are still far apart on the size of the salary cuts they need to take to help reduce the financial impact caused by the coronavirus outbreak, with the...

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia soccer player Aleksandar Prijovic has been arrested for flouting the curfew imposed to curb the coronavirus spread.

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The Latest: NCAA suspends infraction hearings, arguments

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by fantasy sports contestants who claimed they were damaged by sign stealing in Major League Baseball.

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CINCINNATI (AP) — "People ask me what I do in winter when there is no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." — Rogers Hornsby (1896-1963), baseball Hall of...

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NEW YORK (AP) — About 370 players who were at big league spring training with minor league contracts will get advance payments of up to $50,000 each from the Major League Baseball Players...

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Athletes Village for Olympics could house virus patients

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For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was canceled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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