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MLB games postponed as Marlins deal with virus outbreak

MIAMI — Two major league games scheduled for Monday night were postponed after more than a dozen Miami Marlins players and staff members tested positive for the coronavirus in an outbreak that...

DATE: July 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Michael Thompson gets first PGA Tour win in seven years

BLAINE, Minn. — Without a gallery around him on the 18th green, Michael Thompson settled for a subdued victory celebration at the 3M Open with a FaceTime call home to his wife and children in...

DATE: July 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Donald Trump says he won’t throw out first pitch at Yankees game

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump won’t be throwing out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium next month after all. Trump tweeted Sunday that he won’t be able to make the trip because of his “strong...

DATE: July 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Upstart Houston Dash win NWSL Challenge Cup

SANDY, Utah — As the underdog Houston Dash celebrated winning the Challenge Cup title, forward Rachel Daly was asked if she could define the team’s identity after the month-long tournament....

DATE: July 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Trevor Story belts two homers to lead Rockies past Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas — Trevor Story homered twice for Colorado after Corey Kluber left his Texas debut with shoulder tightness, and the Rockies beat the Rangers 5-2 on Sunday. Kluber, who was acquired...

DATE: July 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gnarly conditions, loaded podiums at Telluride 100

Professional mountain bikers waited a long time to get back on a start line. Saturday offered that chance, but the event wasn’t for the timid. The Telluride 100 was held Saturday for the seventh...

DATE: July 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

East preview: Down in Disney, Bucks hope to finish the job this season

There were no defenders nearby. There wasn’t even another team on the court. Giannis Antetokounmpo’s shooting display was nothing spectacular. Dozens, perhaps hundreds of NBA players would knock...

DATE: July 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

West preview: It’ll be a wild race for eighth — and ninth

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Add this plot twist to an unusual NBA season: To get the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference, a whole bunch of teams will enter the final two weeks of the regular season...

DATE: July 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies pitcher Daniel Bard wins in 1st MLB game since 2013

ARLINGTON, Texas — Daniel Bard has a new perspective after more than seven years away from the major leagues, and a win after one outing for the Colorado Rockies. The hard-throwing Bard, whose...

DATE: July 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rangers open new park in 1-0 win over Rockies

ARLINGTON, Texas – Lance Lynn struck out nine in six sharp innings and the Texas Rangers inaugurated their new retractable-roof stadium with a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night....

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Record 109 Dominican players on opening day MLB rosters

NEW YORK – A record 109 players from the Dominican Republic were on opening-day major league rosters, boosted by an expanded pool following the layoff caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Major...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL owners offer opt-out guidelines for players

The NFL has offered opt-out guidelines to players who do not want to participate in the upcoming season because of the coronavirus, two people with knowledge of the offer told The Associated Press...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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