Sports

NFL plans full season; being “deliberate, reasonable”

  • May 01, 2020

The NFL is planning to play a full season though it’s uncertain what that will look like. League spokesman Brian McCarthy said Thursday that since January the 2020 schedule was intended for release after the draft. It is planned for release by the end of next week, with the date for the kickoff game Th

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Broncos’ Von Miller says he’s recovered from COVID-19

  • May 01, 2020

Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller tweeted Thursday night that he tested negative for the coronavirus two weeks after announcing he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. “G

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Tech companies, like college athletes, eager to cash in

  • Apr 27, 2020

Imagine a major-college quarterback with a sizable social media following who posts entertaining and informative updates about his life on and off the field. Now imagine a restaurant hiring him as its pitchman and paying him $500 or $1,000 each time h

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Tokyo Olympics: Questions, few answers in face of pandemic

  • Apr 27, 2020

The Tokyo Olympics were postponed a month ago. But there are still more questions than answers about the new opening on July 23, 2021, and what form those games will take. In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, will the Olympics really start in 15 m

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Tokyo’s homeless seek Olympic Athletes Village as shelter

  • Apr 18, 2020

TOKYO  — A group representing the homeless is asking to use the Athletes Village for next year’s Tokyo Olympics as a shelter during the coronavirus pandemic. An online petition addressed to Tokyo Olympic organizers and the city government has drawn tens of thousands of signatures for permiss

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Ionescu goes No. 1 in WNBA draft to New York Liberty

  • Apr 18, 2020

NEW YORK  — Oregon star Sabrina Ionescu was the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft, as expected. When she’ll play for the New York Liberty is unclear. With sports on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, it was a draft Friday night like no other with players in their own homes instead

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UFC 249 canceled after ESPN, Disney halt promotion’s plans

  • Apr 10, 2020

 UFC 249 was canceled Thursday after ESPN and parent company Disney stopped UFC President Dana White’s plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic. After defiantly vowing for weeks to maintain a regular schedule of fights while the rest of the sports world halted, White confirmed the decis

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Kobe Bryant’s latest book to debut atop best-seller list

  • Apr 09, 2020

Kobe Bryant is back atop the best-seller lists, days after the late Los Angeles Lakers superstar was selected to the Hall of Fame. The latest release from Bryant’s Granity Studios, “The Wizenard Series: Season One” will debut at No. 1 on The New York Times’ middle-grade hardcover list

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