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National Football League leaving open possibility of playing games on Saturdays National Football League leaving open possibility of playing games on Saturdays
- May 02, 2020

According to the report, if college football doesn't return in the fall, all teams including the Pittsburgh Steelers could find themselves capitalizing on the open day of the weekend and play some NFL games on Saturday. The Post notes that the idea is "in its infancy" with many variables to come into play, a lot of them surrounding college football's state. The state of campuses and students, stay-at-home orders and more could come into play when it comes to the NCAA schedule. (more...)
Little League World Series canceled for first time because of coronavirus Little League World Series canceled for first time because of coronavirus
- May 02, 2020

Little League announced the cancellation Thursday night. These playing opportunities could include not only regular season activities, but opportunities for local district, and, perhaps, state all-star tournament play to provide players, especially those moving up to a new age division in 2021, a tournament experience, if possible and safe . (more...)
Women's professional golf championship postponed as LPGA plans July restart Women's professional golf championship postponed as LPGA plans July restart
- May 02, 2020

It is among a raft of changes because of COVID-19, with the LPGA Tour season now scheduled to finish five days before Christmas. Rounding out the major season will be the AIG Women's British Open on August 20-23 at Royal Troon Golf Club, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., on October 8-11, and the U.S. (more...)
Bill Beaumont re-elected as World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont re-elected as World Rugby chairman
- May 02, 2020

Agustin Pichot and Sir Bill Beaumont . World Rugby's chairman election has sparked yet another controversy, minnow rugby nation Germany revealing it was not consulted by Rugby Europe about who the association should vote for in the race between Bill Beaumont and Agustin Pichot. (more...)
Will Ferrell crashes Seattle Seahawks' virtual meeting Will Ferrell crashes Seattle Seahawks' virtual meeting
- May 02, 2020

The Seattle Seahawks got a nice little pick-me-up on Thursday night when Will Ferrell crashed their virtual team meeting. The Seahawks held a video call amid the coronavirus pandemic, and they took the opportunity to introduce one of their new signees, Greg Olsen. (more...)
Judge sides with U.S. Soccer in equal pay lawsuit Judge sides with U.S. Soccer in equal pay lawsuit
- May 02, 2020

In a major victory for U.S. Soccer, a federal judge on Friday dismissed the unequal pay claim brought by the World Cup champion women's national team , ruling that the evidence offers by the players' lawyers was "insufficient to create a genuine issue of material fact for trial". (more...)
NCAA adjusts sexual violence policy, requires disclosure NCAA adjusts sexual violence policy, requires disclosure
- May 02, 2020

The NCAA has expanded its sexual violence policy to require student-athletes to inform their schools each year about any investigations or disciplinary matters in their past. A Michigan State spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the lawsuit. Davis, who left the program in December, said she and an unidentified female student-athlete were groped by two football players in the spring of 2019. (more...)
Serena & Venus Williams are Playing in a Mario Tennis Tournament Serena & Venus Williams are Playing in a Mario Tennis Tournament
- May 02, 2020

Organized by IMG , this tournament will see tennis champions facing off in the Nintendo Switch video game against models, athletes, and celebrities as Mario characters. Jon Bernthal will play Venus and Serena Williams " trainer Rick Macci in the Warner Bros drama "King Richard'. Legendary retired tennis player John McEnroe will provide commentary on the matches, alongside YouTuber iJustine (Justine Ezarik). (more...)
NBA Postpones 2020 NBA Draft Combine & Draft Lottery
- May 02, 2020

There was criticism for the National Basketball Association being able to obtain and use tests for entire clubs when tests were hard to find. Chiefly, at least for now, there's still the remainder of the 2019-20 National Basketball Association season to be played. (more...)
Talks underway for possible Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua unification fight Talks underway for possible Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua unification fight
- May 02, 2020

All that now remains for the pair to share the ring early next year is for them to win their respective fights against Wilder and Kubrat Pulev. "Come fight me", the Olympic gold medallist told Sky Sports when asked if he had a message for Fury. (more...)
NZ Rugby declares a NZD$7.4M loss for 2019
- May 02, 2020

In addition, the six regions of Africa, Asia, Europe, North/Central America, South America and Oceania each have two votes, giving a total of 12 "region" votes - and an overall total of 51. Earlier this month, NZR and the New Zealand Rugby Players' Association (NZRPA) agreed to a package of payment changes as the governing body looks to save NZ$25m in payments during the pandemic. (more...)
Mike Tyson Is Training for a Boxing Comeback at Age 53
- May 02, 2020

Tyson hasn't fought professionally since 2005 - but racked up a 50-6-2 record during his legendary career. "He is in the Hall of Fame and was a mighty puncher". "Then Ido some light weights, 300, 250 reps", he said. Despite being the same age as Adam Sandler, Tyson still has plenty of speed. I'm in pain, I feel like three guys kicked the s*** out of me'. (more...)
Conflicting Data on Remdesivir for Covid-19 Highlight Efficacy Questions Conflicting Data on Remdesivir for Covid-19 Highlight Efficacy Questions
- May 01, 2020

Accelerating development, testing and production might mean the US could have a viable coronavirus vaccine by January 2021, surmises Dr. Fauci. Dr. An effective treatment could have a profound effect on the outbreak, since a vaccine is probably a year or more away. But she said scientists in B.C. (more...)
Michael Jordan Pledges His 'The Last Dance' Profits to Charity Michael Jordan Pledges His 'The Last Dance' Profits to Charity
- May 01, 2020

In global markets, the documentary is available for next-day streaming on Netflix , which led many sports fans to wonder if and when the series would be available on Netflix in the United States. Featuring previously unseen footage and hundreds of interviews with MJ, Scottie Pippen, Phil Jackson, Dennis Rodman, and most of the key players from Chicago's championship runs, The Last Dance accomplished the near-impossible by actually exceeding the hype . (more...)
NFL Exploring Saturday Games If COVID-19 Impacts College Football
- May 01, 2020

Saturdays could be for the NFL this fall, if college football doesn't play, The Post has learned. NFL officials have discussed the possibility of playing more games on Saturdays if the college football season is canceled, Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports . (more...)
CeeDee Lamb becomes the new 88 in Dallas
- May 01, 2020

Lamb is now going to do the same, and Bryant reached out to the former Oklahoma star on Twitter about it. In a move that shouldn't be surprising, Lamb chose to honor players like Michael Irvin and Dez Bryant , by choosing the number 88. He planned on carving his own path by wearing No. 10, but Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones insisted on something more traditional. "He was a wonderful player". (more...)
Formula 1 proposes new date for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020 Formula 1 proposes new date for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020
- May 01, 2020

He said: "We're targeting a start to racing in Europe through July, August and beginning of September, with the first race taking place in Austria on 3-5 July weekend". Unfortunately, the French Grand Prix will not be part of this package, as it has just been canceled. If it does take place, it will be held behind closed doors. (more...)
Hanoi F1 Grand Prix may take place late this year Hanoi F1 Grand Prix may take place late this year
- May 01, 2020

The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix scheduled for August can only go ahead without spectators, the organisers said in a statement on Friday (May 1). The start of the F1 2020 season has been pushed to July as a result fo the Covid-19 pandemic. (more...)
Chiefs pick up Mahomes’ fifth-year option, continue work on long-term deal Chiefs pick up Mahomes’ fifth-year option, continue work on long-term deal
- May 01, 2020

During the draft last week, Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt referred to a contract extension for Mahomes by saying, "I really can't say it's something that's going to happen in the next three months, the next six months". The Chiefs are expected to return with 20 of the 22 starters who helped the team win the Super Bowl. The expectation is still that Mahomes will still sign a new contract, the fifth-year option just provides more time to get an eventual deal done with Mahomes, the Chiefs just ... (more...)
Dolphins waive former Cowboys first-round bust Taco Charlton Dolphins waive former Cowboys first-round bust Taco Charlton
- May 01, 2020

Charlton recording five sacks in 10 games may be enough to get him a job with a new team, but being let go by two teams in a year is not a good sign about Charlton's future. 28 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft, Charlton spent much of his career dealing with injury and not seeing the field. A 5th-year club option was available to the Dolphins for both defensive ends Charles Harris and Taco Charlton - players who failed to live up to 2019 hopes and expectations. (more...)