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Soccer-MLS postpones Vancouver-Dallas game due to COVID-19 tests

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

The Vancouver Whitecaps' opening match against FC Dallas at the MLS Is Back Tournament has been postponed as the Canadian side's departure for the Orlando-based competition was...
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Soccer-Leaders Leeds go four points clear at top with win over Blackburn

1 hour ago   |   National Post

Leaders Leeds United moved four points clear at the top of the table after cruising past Blackburn Rovers 3-1 in England's second-tier Championship at Ewood Park on Saturday.
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J-League restarts after pandemic halts play for 4 months

J-League restarts after pandemic halts play for 4 months

6 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Japan's professional soccer league restarted on Saturday after a four-month break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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COVID-19 hasn't stopped Las Vegas push for MLS franchise

20 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Las Vegas' pursuit of a Major League Soccer franchise continues despite COVID-19.
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Soccer-Morata double helps Atletico to 3-0 win over Mallorca

20 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MADRID - Atletico Madrid stayed firmly on course to secure Champions League football next season after two goals by Alvaro Morata and a late strike from Koke gave them a 3-0...
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MLS players balance health history with virus risk

MLS players balance health history with virus risk

20 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

SEATTLE - Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Andy Rose needed to have a lot of conversations and make hard decisions when Major League Soccer first started moving toward returning...
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Ryan Babel's Career Never Fit in 140 Characters

22 hours ago   |   NY Times

Ryan Babel, one of the first high-profile soccer players to use social media, has spent his career being defined by everything but his play.
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Swiss Cup champion will be denied Europa League spot

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BERN, Switzerland - The winner of the Swiss Cup will be denied a traditional entry into the Europa League because of an overcrowded schedule caused by the coronavirus pandemic...
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Soccer-Kazakh league suspended two days after re-start due to new lockdown

1 day ago   |   National Post

Kazakhstan's league was suspended on Friday for a second time after the government implemented another 14-day lockdown due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.
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MLB's return plan mirrors the Bundesliga's. The key difference? It's in the U.S., not Germany

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Baseball's attempt to return begins right as the Bundesliga, Germany's top-tier soccer league, is finishing up.
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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 ...