A W.N.B.A. Owner Clashes With Players on Protests

On Monday, the W.N.B.A. announced that its upcoming season would be “dedicated to social justice with games honoring the Black Lives Matter movement.” It did not seem to be a relatively controversial or surprising message, considering how engaged W.N.B.A. players have been in the movement, which has also drawn support from a wide range of corporations More...

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By Admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Tennis Tours Hope to Salvage Their Seasons. It’s Not Getting Easier.

The path continues to get bumpier for the professional tennis tours as they attempt to salvage seasons disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. For now, both the ATP Tour and the WTA are set to resume play in More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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‘I Just Cost Myself 250 Grand.’

On the final green of virtually every PGA Tour event, a golfer will stand over a routine short putt worth between $200,000 and $500,000. It might take one second for the ball to roll toward the hole, but if More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Game Time Beer? For M.L.S., Make That a Kickoff Cappuccino

There are things professional soccer players want to eat before games. And there are things they want to eat at 6 a.m. for breakfast. That these things tend not to overlap represents but one of the many headaches More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Stanford Permanently Cuts 11 Sports Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

“We thought, all of us in our group chat, that this was going to be updates about housing and stuff” like practice, said Noah Sebastian Matricciani, a sophomore fencer. The call lasted five minutes. “It More...

By Admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Ryder Cup Postponed Until 2021 to Accommodate Fans

The 2020 Ryder Cup, a biennial international men’s golf competition that dates to the 1920s, was postponed until next year on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. The P.G.A. of America, which conducts More...

By Admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Ivy League Places All Sports on Hold Until January

While pro basketball, soccer and baseball have experienced halting moments in their recent returns with sprinklings of positive tests and hiccups in the testing process, a return of college sports is even more More...

By Admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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The Dangers of the N.B.A.’s Short Run-Up to the Restart

Players have about three weeks to re-acclimate their bodies to full five-on-five speed and physicality. But if they push too hard, injuries could become a serious problem. Source link  More...

By Admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Patrick Mahomes’s Contract Shows the Gap in Pro Sports Paydays

July began as it has for each of the last 10 years, with the Mets cutting Bobby Bonilla a check for $1.19 million. The former slugger hasn’t played professional baseball since 2001, but the payments will More...

By Admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Scrabble Will Ban Racial and Ethnic Slurs From Tournaments and Game Rules

It was the competitive players who objected. In a compromise, slurs and profanities were taken out of the official Scrabble Dictionary, but clubs and tournaments could follow a separate lexicon, produced by More...

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