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New York Times – Sports
- The coronavirus sidelined the Colorado Rapids for a month. Other teams missed games, too. So how does a league fill a playoff field when the regular season is incomplete?
- Atlanta and Carolina play the J.V. game on Thursday before Lamar Jackson looks for room to run against unbeaten Pittsburgh, San Francisco tries to hand Seattle a losing streak and Tua Time begins in Miami.
- Runners must decide whether we feel comfortable racing in-person and, if so, how we can best protect ourselves and others.
- The N.B.A. is eyeing a December start for the 2020-21 season to help stem the financial toll of the pandemic, but the tight turnaround presents its own issues for teams.
- The second-year quarterback is thriving in Coach Kliff Kingsbury’s hot rod offense, leading his team to a shocking overtime win against Seattle and racking up yards on the ground and in the air.
From the Sports News Archive
- Warriors to convert Chase Center into site for election; A’s pursue similar effort – SFChronicle.comThe Warriors are well into plans to convert Chase Center into a location to help serve the Nov. 3 general election, a team source confirmed with The Chronicle. Source: Warriors to convert Chase Center into site for election; A’s pursue similar effort – SFChronicle.com
- John Thompson dies at 78; coach built Georgetown basketball into national power – The Washington PostJohn Thompson, the Washington native who elevated Georgetown University basketball to national prominence, earned Hall of Fame honors and carved a place in history as the first African American coach to lead his team to the NCAA championship, has died at 78. His family announced the death in a statement but did not provide additional […]
- Miami Marlins cancel home opener against Baltimore Orioles after Nearly HALF the players test positive for coronavirusTHE Miami Marlins home opener was canceled on Monday after nearly half of the team’s roster tested positive for the coronavirus.The COVID-19 outbreak, which has since affected 12 of the team’s players and two coaches, may also affect the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees. Source: Miami Marlins cancel home opener against Baltimore Orioles […]
- Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez confirms he’s dealing with heart issue stemming from COVID-19 infection – CBSSports.comEarlier this week, the Boston Red Sox shut down left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez’s throwing program after discovering health complications stemming from his bout with COVID-19. On Sunday, Rodriguez confirmed a report from WEEI’s Rob Bradford that his “complication” is myocarditis, or “an inflammation of the heart muscle,” per the Mayo Clinic. Rodriguez, 27, told reporters […]
- North Carolina racetrack owner offers ‘Bubba Rope’ for saleThe owner of a North Carolina racetrack advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale in a social media marketplace days after NASCAR announced a noose had been found in the garage of driver Bubba Wallace, who is Black, at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Mike Fulp, the owner of the half-mile 311 Speedway in Stokes County, made the […]
Featured Sports Stories…
- The White Sox announced Wednesday they are hiring 76-year-old Tony La Russa as their new manager.
- He has not played well in 2020. But the rescheduled trip to Augusta National is coming. Is there enough time to flip the switch for his title defense?
- It's two weeks away. Patrick Cantlay is clearly ready. But Tiger and Phil? Who knows?
- Naoya Inoue defends his titles against Jason Moloney, and Gervonta Davis and Leo Santa Cruz meet in a rare fight for titles in different divisions.
- Throughout the 2020-21 Premier League season we are collecting the biggest VAR incidents and rating each one for controversy — and VAR.
- Tony La Russa returns to the dugout for the first time since 2011.
- Maryland Varsity names our top girls' track athletes in the Class of 2021 now!CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE———————– What other coverage am I missing by not subscribing? …
- Notre Dame's chance at a tune-up for Clemson comes at 2-4 Georgia Tech. What can the Irish do in this game, if anything, to move the confidence meter for Nov. 7? Was last week's pass-game resurgence something that is here to stay? BlueandGold.
- Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 8's top running back plays. (Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports)
- Doctors told Daly what adjustments he would have to make with his life — it was almost like they told him to stop being John Daly.
- Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas and head coach Ryan Saunders reportedly met Tuesday with LaMelo Ball, one of the top prospects in the 2020 NBA draft class…
- The Cleveland Indians have placed closer Brad Hand on outright waivers, according to Zack Meisel of The Athletic. The pitcher has a $10 million player option for 2021 but is also owed a $1 million buyout if it is declined…
- EA Sports and Madden NFL 21 dropped a midseason ratings update on Thursday, with notable changes to players like Lamar Jackson, Ryan Tannehill and Rob Gronkowski , among others…
- New Orleans Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is concerned his condition could get worse after being diagnosed with COVID-19…
- ONE Championship: Inside the Matrix is this Friday, Oct. 30, and it features four title bouts between some of their top fighters. Headlining the event is middleweight world champion Aung La N Sang taking on undefeated Reinier de Ridder…
Five Thirty Eight Sports
- Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints is having one of the most interesting quarterback seasons in recent memory. Criticized harshly for a weak arm, the 41-year-old almost never throws the ball deep anymore, instead tossing short passes to running back Alvin Kamara and various receivers not named Michael Thomas. (The All-Pro has been injured […]
- Outside of Orlando, where the University of Central Florida anointed itself the 2017 national champion, college football hasn’t built much momentum toward allowing a team that isn’t in a Power Five conference a chance to compete for a title. In six years of the College Football Playoff, the lower-profile Group of Five conferences have been […]
- On Tuesday night on a neutral field in Arlington, Texas, the Los Angeles Dodgers ended one of the longest title droughts in Major League Baseball, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in Game 6 of the World Series. It was the Dodgers’ first World Series title since 1988. And while it was a bizarre, pandemic-shortened […]
- Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of six pieces that show how professional sports owners in America contribute to political campaigns, why they spend millions in the space and what that financial power means as athletes across sports continue to embrace activism of their own. American professional sports owners have contributed nearly […]
- We start with the World Series, which is the Los Angeles Dodgers’ to lose despite the Tampa Bay Rays pulling off some wild surprises, especially in Game 4. But all our hosts approve of the Rays’ aggressive play. It’s exciting to watch, and with a pitching staff as stacked as L.A.’s, the Florida team needs […]