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The Latest: Ex-minister says French league canceled too soon

May 30, 2020

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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France’s former sports minister says the government was too hasty in calling off soccer leagues... more »»

Government to allow elite sports events in England to resume from Monday without spectators if conditions met

May 30, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Government to allow elite sports events in England to resume from Monday without spectators if conditions met. more »»

Spanish soccer league to resume full team training

May 30, 2020

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league says full team training sessions will resume Monday, ahead of the first match to be played following the coronavirus stoppage. more »»

Ukraine's soccer restart disrupted by positive tests

May 30, 2020

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian Premier League restarted Saturday but one game was called off when an unspecified number of soccer players and staff tested positive for the coronavirus. more »»

15 fit players enough for teams when EPL resumes in pandemic

May 30, 2020

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Premier League clubs with only 15 fit players are still likely to have to play matches if the season resumes as planned next month during the coronavirus pandemic. more »»

No rugby for world champion as South Africa maintains ban

May 30, 2020

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The South African government maintained a ban on all contact sports competitions on Saturday because of the coronavirus, meaning the country's professional rugby... more »»

MLB teams cut hundreds with minor league season in doubt

May 30, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Major league teams have released hundreds of young players with the minor league season in doubt due to the coronavirus pandemic. more »»

D-backs cut about quarter of staff with layoffs, furloughs

May 29, 2020

The Arizona Diamondbacks have laid off or furloughed about one-quarter of the team’s employees because of lost revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic. more »»

Big 12 revenue distribution down only slightly amid pandemic

May 29, 2020

The Big 12's revenue distribution to its 10 schools decreased only slightly because of the pandemic that led to the cancellation of spring sports, though there is still plenty of uncertainty ahead. more »»

The Latest: West Indies cricket cutting pay by 50%

May 29, 2020

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Cricket West Indies has announced a temporary 50% reduction in salaries and funding across the... more »»

Power Five leagues ask Congress for athlete compensation law

May 29, 2020

The Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes. more »»

The Latest: Georgia St plans to reopen athletic facilities

May 29, 2020

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Georgia State will begin to reopen its athletic facilities on Monday. more »»

NCAA offers guidance for bringing athletes back to campus

May 29, 2020

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic. more »»

AP sources: No consensus yet on NBA return-to-play plan

May 29, 2020

The NBA Board of Governors met again without a consensus opinion emerging on how many teams should be back on the floor for the planned late-July resumption of the pandemic-interrupted season,... more »»

Aldon Smith says he's better man, seeks revival with Cowboys

May 29, 2020

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith had already been suspended from the NFL several years when his ailing grandmother implored him to change his life before she died of complications from Lo... more »»

The Latest: Famed New York City baseball bar shuts down

May 29, 2020

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The New York City baseball-themed bar Foley’s has closed for good. more »»

USA Hockey president Jim Smith facing investigations

May 29, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Hockey president Jim Smith is the subject of two investigations surrounding his tenure as the president of Amateur Hockey Association Illinois. more »»

The Latest: Czechs set up 173 athletics meets for single day

May 29, 2020

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The Czech Athletics Federation has responded to loosened lockdown restrictions by organizing 173... more »»

The Latest: Massachusetts Gov. Baker OKs pro team practices

May 29, 2020

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Massachusetts Gov. more »»

 
 

 

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