Red Sox's McHugh: MLB 'can't tell a guy to risk his life'

While Major League Baseball explores scenarios in which it can start the season amid the coronavirus pandemic, at least one player isn't willing to leave his family to play games in a biodome-like setting. Boston Red Sox right-hander Collin McHugh told MassLive's "The Fenway Rundown" podcast that concerns about his family outweigh his desire to get back on the field.
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Rugby league hits vaccine roadblock on May 28 return to play

The National Rugby League's planned return to competition on May 28 after a two-month shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic is being upstaged by at least one player who refuses to get a seasonal flu vaccine. It's reached the upper echelons of the Australian government, with Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Thursday reiterating Prime Minister Scott Morrison's call for the NRL to institute a ''no jab, no play'' policy as teams gather this week to begin tra...
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NFL schedule 2020: Interconference games could fill early weeks; 5 big matchups we may miss

AFC vs. NFC action may be crammed into the first quarter of the season. They would then be the first game to go if the league needs to delay its season because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Villas-Boas leads Marseille back into Champions League but doubts linger over future

Marseille (AFP) – The decision to end the French Ligue 1 season early brought celebrations in Marseille, who are looking forward to a return to the Champions League thanks to the fine work done by... Visit for the rest of the story.
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NFL free agency: Why 49ers could be landing spot for Jadeveon Clowney

If Clowney wants to show the Seahawks what they're missing out on, who better to do it with than the 49ers?
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Bulls stars Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen really tormented Dan Majerle

Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen shared a nemesis: Bulls general manager Jerry Krause.
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Report: MLB to offer return-to-play proposal to MLBPA within week

It's unclear when exactly the MLB season will finally get underway, but it looks like the league is close to putting a plan in place.
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Garcetti extends coronavirus-spurred mask requirements to LAX, city buses, starting Monday

Travelers at Los Angeles International Airport and riders on the city’s public transit system will be required to wear face coverings, starting Monday, May 11, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said. The additional requirements come as city and county officials are also loosening restrictions on retail shops and use of public trails and golf courses. Garcetti said during his daily briefing on Wednesday, May 6, that starting the beginning of next week, people boarding the city’s DASH, Commuter Expr...
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2020 NFL Schedule: Will Bears face AFC South in first four weeks of season?

The Bears' 2020 NFL schedule is expected to feature AFC South opponents in the first month of the season.
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Will Premier League with no fans be worth the wait?

London (AFP) – The Premier League is adamant that it can overcome huge logistical challenges to get players back on the pitch during the coronavirus crisis but has long since accepted there will be no... Visit for the rest of the story.
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22 July 1978 Dexter Days 7.5 Road Race

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How playing golf in L.A. County will change when courses open Saturday May 9

Golf courses in Los Angeles County will reopen on May 9, but things will look a little different, based on operational plans sent to the county’s 20 sites this week from the Department of Parks and Recreation. Under the plan, there will be only one golfer per cart without additional charge, flag sticks on greens must remain in the cup and driving range mats must be at least 12 feet apart or for ranges with fixed partitions will use every other stall. Each course will also be required to have a “...
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9 July 1978 Cape Elizabeth 9 Miler

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Bears blanked on Pro Football Focus' list of top 25 players under 25 years old

No Chicago Bears made the cut on Pro Football Focus' list of the top 25 players under 25 years old.
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thanbk: in light of recent events I’ve decided to name my firstborn child “y = mx + b”

thanbk: in light of recent events I’ve decided to name my firstborn child “y = mx + b”
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More than half of ACC football schools aim to reopen in fall

Eight of the 14 football-playing members of the Atlantic Coast Conference are making plans for reopening campuses this fall while four others have publicly said they are exploring scenarios for a return following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Reopening campuses for in-person instruction is a crucial step toward restarting college sports, which were shut down in March. Commissioners of the nation's major football conferences told Vice President Mike Pence last month that colleg...
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Capitals F Brendan Leipsic apologizes as NHL condemns 'misogynistic and reprehensible remarks'

Brendan Leipsic's leaked comments also included derogatory attacks of his teammates.
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Rick Pitino recalls Michael Jordan ruthlessly trash-talking Antoine Walker

Ex-Boston Celtics head coach Rick Pitino reminisced about the C's win over Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls in 1997, and Jordan's hilarious trash-talking with Antoine Walker.
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L.A. Mayor Garcetti says city will join county Friday in reopening florists, bookstores and other retail shops

The City of Los Angeles will follow in the footsteps of the county to allow retail shops such as clothing stores, music stores and florists to open for curbside pickup, starting on Friday, Mayor Eric Garcetti said. Garcetti also announced that while that the ever-popular Runyon Canyon will stay closed, some other city trails and golf courses will also open starting Saturday, he said during his daily briefing on Wednesday, May 6. Gov. Gavin Newsom earlier this week loosened restrictions statewide...
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Bubble Watch: Coronavirus chills California homebuying, prices

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: California homebuyers signed far fewer deals in April while owners listed slightly cheaper homes as the novel coronavirus continued to throttle the state’s economy. Source: My trusty spreadsheet looked at April stats from brokers’ listing services compiled by through a partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The Trend Buyers balked with a steep drop to 33,572 pendi...
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Red Sox pitcher on possible MLB restart: 'You can’t tell a guy to risk his life'

Red Sox pitcher Collin McHugh thinks players should be able to opt-out if 2020 season is played.
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Legal Serves

I am an advanced table tennis player thanks to your videos. I have trouble trying to not do an illegal serve. The only illegal serves I do is the throw back serve which generates extra spin, and have trouble trying to stop doing it? Can you help play by the serving rules and resist this throw back illegal serve? :(
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Supreme Court refuses to lift Pennsylvania governor’s shutdown order

By Greg Stohr, Bloomberg The U.S. Supreme Court refused to lift Pennsylvania’s shutdown order, rejecting a request from businesses and a political campaign that said their constitutional rights were being violated. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses closed in March to stem the spread of the coronavirus. The state has since begun easing the restrictions. The challengers included a golf course, laundromat, timber company, real-estate agent and politi...
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Reports: MLB hoping to start July at the soonest

No one knows what the MLB season will look like just yet, but a timeline may soon emerge.
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Coronavirus: What you need to know about ‘Stage 2’ reopenings in L.A. County

Los Angeles County public health officials announced a five-stage “Recovery Roadmap” on Wednesday, May 6, which eases some aspects of Safer at Home orders issued on March 19. Here’s what you need to know about Friday’s arrival of the county’s “Stage 2” of business reopenings: The decision What it is: Stage 2 is the county’s first step in easing orders that have kept everyone inside, with the exception of “essential businesses” (now regarded as Phase 1) What it’s not: It is not a complete lift...
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NFL rumors: 49ers face Patriots, Packers and Saints in first six games

The puzzle that is the 49ers' 2020 season schedule reportedly is coming into a much clearer view.
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Cal Ripken Jr. suggests throwing at batters would fix sign stealing

Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. recently suggested that giving hitters chin music would solve the problem of sign stealing in baseball.
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Knott’s Berry Farm owner says its theme parks could be closed through end of 2020

The parent company of Knott’s Berry Farm says some or all of its theme parks in the United States and Canada may remain closed throughout 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to its latest quarterly report. “Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have estimated that some or all of our parks may remain closed throughout 2020,” according to the Cedar Fair first quarter report. “Some or all of our parks may remain closed throughout 2020 due to the imposition of external operating restrictions or ...
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LAPD officer pleads not guilty in Apple Valley shooting

A Los Angeles police officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday, May 6, to a charge he shot another officer during a weekend gathering at a High Desert off-road recreation area. Ismael Tamayo, 44, appeared by video during the hearing at the San Bernardino County Justice Center in downtown San Bernardino, court records show. In addition to his not-guilty plea to a felony charge of assault with a firearm on a person, he denied allegations of using a gun and causing great bodily injury on a person. His n...
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