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With top seeds nearly locked up Lakers, Bucks look to rediscover rhythm

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers have all but guaranteed themselves the top two playoff seeds.
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Report: NBA teams at restart to scrimmage against unlikely playoff opponents

15 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

This is the logical way to do it.
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Celtics' Gordon Hayward would leave NBA bubble for child's birth

Celtics' Gordon Hayward would leave NBA bubble for child's birth

21 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

If the Celtics are still in the playoffs come September, they will likely have to play without Gordon Hayward. The forward said Friday he plans to leave the NBA's bubble at...
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Report: NHL eyes Aug. 1 return-to-play date

23 hours ago   |   National Post

The NHL is targeting July 13 for a return to training camp, with the league's 24-team playoff beginning on Aug. 1.
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Gordon Hayward says he plans to leave Celtics, NBA 'bubble' for birth of child

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports   |   5 articles

Hayward's wife, Robyn, is due in September, which would be in the middle of Boston's playoff push
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Celtics' Gordon Hayward explains why defense will be 'huge emphasis' in NBA restart

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

The Boston Celtics have been one of the NBA's best defensive teams during the 2019-20 season, and they'll need to continue that strong play to make a deep playoff run in Orlando.
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Kings roster, schedule for NBA restart: Three things to know as Sacramento heads to Disney World

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports

The Kings are going to Orlando with a frontcourt logjam, an identity crisis and a shot at sneaking into the playoffs
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Why Gordon Hayward might miss time with Celtics after entering NBA's Orlando bubble

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet   |   5 articles

Depending on how far the Celtics advance in the NBA playoffs, they could have to play without Gordon Hayward when his wife goes into labor with the couple's fourth child.
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The Chicago Blackhawks face the Edmonton Oilers in the NHL play-in round. Here are 10 factors that could tip the scales in their playoff series

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Injuries, defense and some high-powered forwards weigh heavily in the 12th-seeded Blackhawks' play-in series against the fifth-seeded Oilers.
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Chris Selley: Never mind the bubble haters. Let's play some damn hockey

1 day ago   |   National Post

The hockey world was not particularly stunned this week to learn that Las Vegas was suddenly out of the running to be one of two “hub cities” where 24 National Hockey League...
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Braves star Freddie Freeman has coronavirus, is ‘not feeling great'

Braves star Freddie Freeman has coronavirus, is ‘not feeling great'

MLB All-Star first baseman Freddie Freeman was among four Atlanta Braves players to test positive for coronavirus, manager Brian Snitker announced Saturday. Snitker said it... Read more ...

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

INDIANAPOLIS - Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Read more ...

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest records: Who has eaten the most hot dogs on...

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest records: Who has eaten the most hot dogs on July 4?

No man is hungrier on Independence Day than Joey Chestnut, and the record book shows just that. Read more ...

What channel is IndyCar on today? TV schedule, start time for Indianapolis...

What channel is IndyCar on today? TV schedule, start time for Indianapolis Grand Prix

Here's a complete guide to watching today's IndyCar race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, including the TV channel and start time. Read more ...

NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem, reports say

NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem, reports say

“Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing” will be performed live or played before “The Star-Spangled Banner” prior to each NFL game during Week 1, according to reports. Read more ...

Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 headliner vs...

Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 headliner vs. Kamaru Usman

The UFC 251 main event has been derailed by the coronavirus, as Gilbert Burns has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out of his bout with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman... Read more ...

Cleveland Indians look into changing name amid pressure

Cleveland Indians look into changing name amid pressure

CLEVELAND - They've been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. Those days could be over. Read more ...

Top NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Top NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

INDIANAPOLIS - Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The... Read more ...

Pacers' Victor Oladipo won't play in bubble due to re-injury risk

Pacers' Victor Oladipo won't play in bubble due to re-injury risk

Another NBA star is opting out of the bubble. Pacers guard Victor Oladipo won't play when the league resumes its season in Orlando, not because he is high-risk for the... Read more ...

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%

NEW YORK - Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%. Read more ...