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Major League Baseball is considering a radical realignment plan that would scrap traditional leagues and place teams in six divisions based on spring training locations for the 2020 season, USA Today reported on Friday. Feb 14, 2020; Mesa, AZ, USA; A bucket of baseballs is seen during a spring training workout at Sloan Park. Mandatory
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Jameis Winston was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and the face of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Then Tom Brady became available. And the Buccaneers dove head over heels for Brady in free agency, signing the 42-year-old to a two-year deal that cleared the path for Winston to land on the
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FILE PHOTO: Boxing – Floyd Mayweather v Tenshin Nasukawa – Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo, Japan – December 31, 2018 Floyd Mayweather during a press conference after the fight REUTERS/Issei Kato (Reuters) – Floyd Mayweather went undefeated during his storied career and will now hope to maintain that dominance in simulated bouts after agreeing to put
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Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber gives a statement after his re-election in the Swiss Federal Assembly in Bern, Switzerland, September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s top court rejected Attorney General Michael Lauber’s bid to rejoin investigations of corruption in soccer, refusing to overturn a lower court’s ruling that his closed-door meetings with
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FILE PHOTO: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a press conference ahead of Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen donated funds to provide 750,000 meals to those in need in their new community of Tampa, Fla. Feeding Tampa Bay announced
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Washington Redskins coach Ron Rivera expects newly acquired Kyle Allen to provide 2019 first-round pick Dwayne Haskins with a strong challenge for the starting quarterback job next season. FILE PHOTO: Carolina Panthers’ head coach Ron Rivera walks the sidelines in the first quarter during the NFL’s Super Bowl 50 football game against the Denver Broncos
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FILE PHOTO: A lone jogger, wearing a protective face mask, runs with her dog in the Tuileries Garden in Paris as a lockdown is imposed to slow the rate of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread in France, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – French authorities tightened their lockdown measures in the capital
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The NBA doesn’t expect to have a decision about the status of the 2019-20 season — currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic — until at least May, commissioner Adam Silver said Monday. FILE PHOTO: Basketball – NBA – Charlotte Hornets v Milwaukee Bucks – AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France – January 24, 2020 NBA commissioner
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(Reuters) – The postponement of major sporting events during the coronavirus pandemic has left some British charities concerned about their survival, representatives have told Reuters, while others are worried about delivering services to vulnerable people. FILE PHOTO: Athletics – London Marathon – London, Britain – April 28, 2019 General view at the start of the
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(Reuters) – The PGA Championship, one of golf’s four majors, has been rescheduled for Aug. 6-9 after being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Spectators walk by a PGA logo during the first round of the 88th PGA Championship in Medinah, Illinois August 17, 2006. REUTERS/Matt
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – First Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 20, 2020 Venus Williams of the U.S. acknowledges spectators as she walks off court after losing the match against Cori Gauff of the U.S. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Venus Williams continues to welcome all interested parties to join her for workouts.
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FILE PHOTO: The NBA logo is displayed as people pass by the NBA Store in New York City, U.S., October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The NBA, the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets are collaborating with China’s consul general Huang Ping to donate one million surgical masks to the New York City area, governor
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President Donald Trump is optimistic pro sports can return to having fans in the stands by August or September, he told league commissioners on Saturday, ESPN reported. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens during the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 4, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Trump held
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FILE PHOTO: An indoor training facility is seen at the USTA Billie Jean King United States Tennis Center which will be partially converted into a temporary hospital during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Queens borough of New York City, New York, U.S., March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Stefan Jeremiah (Reuters) – Playing tennis
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LONDON (Reuters) – The professional International Swimming League (ISL) will fund its contracted athletes with monthly payments from September through to next year’s rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, the series announced on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The giant Olympic rings are seen in the dusk at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, Japan, March 22,
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates said on Friday he has taken a 20% cut to his “consulting fees” due to the coronavirus crisis. FILE PHOTO: International Olympic Committee member John Coates attends the International Olympic Committee (IOC) 135th Session in Lausanne, Switzerland, January 10, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Coates’s fees were
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FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Australian Grand Prix – Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne, Australia – March 12, 2020 McLaren’s Lando Norris arriving to the circuit REUTERS/Loren Elliott LONDON (Reuters) – McLaren Formula One driver Lando Norris fulfilled a fundraising pledge by shaving his head live on his Twitch streaming channel on Thursday, even
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(Reuters) – UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says his fight against American Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 is off as he is in quarantine in Russia amid the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Russian mixed martial arts fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov attends a meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Makhachkala, Russia September 12, 2019. Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via
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FILE PHOTO: May 6, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after a play during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets in game four of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports – 12657562 (Reuters) – Brooklyn Nets forward
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