Before a potential return to baseball, MLB and players will bicker over money

Seeking to return to the field amid the coronavirus crisis, Major League Baseball and its players look determined to battle over economic stipulations first.
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MLB plan has Twins at bat in early July

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred took the first concrete steps toward Opening Day 2020 on Monday by securing the support of ownership, including Twins owner Jim Pohlad, for the sport's intentions to play ball less than two months from now.
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Business groups push back on L.A. County’s pandemic-spurred worker-retention proposals

A Los Angeles County proposal to require employers to hire back workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus outbreak has sparked push-back by business advocates who say it will hinder efforts to restart pandemic-shuttered industries. The plan — introduced by county supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis — would amend the county’s code to establish a so called “right of recall.” The amendment would give workers in janitorial, maintenance, security and hospitality sectors a preference i...
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Assistant Kenny Johnson out at La Salle after he was named in NCAA notice to Louisville

Kenny Johnson was fired at Louisville along with then-coach Rick Pitino and several others in 2017.
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Gary Player explains why his generation's tour players deserve more respect

Gary Player thinks the players of his era have gone under-appreciated to some degree. And here's why
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NFL ticket resale trends: Las Vegas Raiders are smoking hot, while Patriots are deflating fast

Data from ticketiQ lists Las Vegas as boasting a $1,098 price tag for the average ticket in the secondary market.
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MLB may try to open in July

Major League Baseball (MLB) owners have finalized a plan that may allow the 2020 season to start on Fourth of July weekend, according to multiple outlets, including the New York Times and ESPN.
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MLB owners plan to start season in July, reports say

• NFL games could be the perfect storm for spreading coronavirus even without fans, Dr. Fauci warns
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40 cars entered for Darlington Cup race

A 40-car field is entered for Sunday's Cup race at Darlington Raceway.
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Tom Brady slams report claiming his relationship with Patriots OC Josh McDaniels had deteriorated

Brady took umbrage with the report, posting a photo of an article citing Myers’ report to his Instagram story on Monday night and called it “nonsense.”
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Pac-12 has discussed possibility of playing conference-only college football schedule

The Pac-12, like all conferences, is continuing to weigh various contingency plans for the pandemic-affected 2020 college football season.
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Drew Peterson commits to USC after transfer from Rice University

Former Rice University small forward Drew Peterson announced Monday evening via Twitter he is committing to USC ahead of next season. After much consideration, I’m proud to announce I’ll be committing to the University of Southern California — Drew Peterson (@Drewpeterson23) May 12, 2020 From Libertyville, Illinois, Peterson played two seasons for Rice before transferring from the program on March 31. He then committed to Minnesota on April 29 before re-opening his...
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F1 News: Sebastian Vettel set to leave Ferrari at end of 2020

Sebastian Vettel is set to leave Ferrari at the end of the 2020 Formula 1 season after talks over a new contract broke down, according to sources
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Descanso Gardens reopens Saturday with spring blossoms

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE — Descanso Gardens is welcoming back visitors Saturday, making adjustments to maintain social distancing as guests finally get the chance to enjoy spring blossoms. The La Cañada Flintridge grounds closed in mid-March to comply with coronavirus stay at home orders, leaving the community unable to take in the fragrance of springtime lilacs or the brilliant color of tulip fields. But as restrictions have begun to lift nearly two months later, Descanso Gardens announced that it ...
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‘Stay away’ – German fans warned ahead of Bundesliga restart

Berlin (AFP) – The Bundesliga returns on Saturday in empty stadiums, but German fans are being warned to stay away and authorities have warned matches could be halted if too many supporters gather outside the... Visit for the rest of the story.
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When still Ron Artest, he gave Lakers therapeutic ending to 2010 NBA Finals

Metta World Peace had his mental health epiphany during the Lakers' 2010 title run, which he capped with a big Game 7 and a thank you to his therapist.
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BBC's Andrew Cotter commentates penguin parade on Australia's Phillip Island

Voiceover narrates fairy penguin’s high-stakes waddle from shoreline to burrows in parade that used to attract thousands of visitors nightly With live sport now a scarce resource, BBC commentator Andrew Cotter has lent his distinctive voice to the fairy penguins of Phillip Island.He has narrated the birds’ nightly waddle back to their burrows, turning Victoria’s famous penguin parade into a high-stakes, long-distance race. Continue reading...
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Bryce Harper breaks down the free agency pitch from each team he met with

For Bryce Harper, there were pros and cons to all six teams that tried to court him during free agency.
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USC’s Clay Helton joins Pac-12 football coaches in discussion about 2020 season scenarios

While many states across the country are beginning initial plans on reopening and lifting stay-at-home orders, the 2020 collegiate football season still remains full of unknowns. No clear start date, no clear structure on regular nor postseason formats, and no clear vision on scheduled opponent matchups. Multiple conferences have already decided to move this summer’s in-person football media days to virtual options. The Pac-12 is hosting a series of media-only webinars Monday through Thursday wi...
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MLB owners approve plan to start season in July, reports say

The owners and league management have agreed upon an 82-game regular season.
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What Warriors' Marquese Chriss learned from Steph Curry, Draymond Green

Finally in a good situation, Marquese Chriss is soaking up all the info he can get from the Warriors' stars.
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Tom Brady refutes report of rift with Josh McDaniels: 'Please stop this nonsense'

Tom Brady is not thrilled about the report that surfaced Monday stating he left the New England Patriots partly due to a rift with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels.
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College Podcast: Duke & Zion in hot water, the NCAA slams Kansas

On this packed edition of the Yahoo Sports College Podcast, Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel, and SI’s Pat Forde react to Gina Ford, the president of Prime Marketing Sports, asking Zion Williamson to admit he received “money, benefits, favors or other things of value” to go to Duke. How does this affect Zion and what can we expect to happen to Coach K and Duke? (3:01) Staying on the hardwood, the NCAA hammered Kansas with five Level I infractions. What is next for the Jayhawks and Bill Self? Could they ...
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Farmer Boys celebrates National Burger Month with two charity promotions

To celebrate National Burger Month, Farmer Boys will kick-off two charity campaigns in May. The Riverside-based fast-food chain, which has locations throughout Southern California,  will match every Big Cheese Burger bought at participating stores with another donated to hospital staff members on the front lines through May 17. Farmer Boys will also host a T-shirt fundraiser, selling shirts emblazoned with the words “Do Good. Be Well. Be a Farmer” for a limited time. All proceeds will support th...
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Report: PGA Tour plans to charter plane for players, caddies between events

The PGA Tour is reportedly considering a chartered plane that would transport players and caddies between events.
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Caught on video in Ontario, garbage man serenades 2 graduates

Cousins and high school seniors Jule Gutierrez and Jada Rancharan, both 18, won’t be celebrating at traditional graduation ceremonies this year, due to cancellations of all public gatherings to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. But they will never forget the impromptu musical tribute they received Friday, May 8, as they stood on the front lawn of Gutierrez’s south Ontario home. Two Colony High School graduates taking photos in their Ontario front yard as they prepared to go to their ...
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‘Mask or Stay Home’ graffiti on Marine Drive bike path

(Graffiti on Marine Drive bike path. Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) BikePortland Forum users shared their masks in a recent post. At this stage of the coronavirus pandemic everyone has an opinion about cycling outside and the relative risk of catching Covid-19. We have government leaders telling us one thing, scientists saying another thing, journalists who interpret science saying something else, pundits doing what they do, and then of course we have all our friends and acquaintanc...
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Los Angeles’ tax-revenue projections have worsened since Garcetti’s initial budget plan

As Los Angeles tiptoes toward reopening the economy, city officials planning for the municipal budget are expecting major hits to revenues. But they said Monday they are uncertain how steep they will be. Councilman Paul Krekorian, who chairs the council’s Budget and Finance Committee, said this year’s planning process will be a work-in-progress and follow a more intensive path, over the coming months. Past budgets had been subject to changes throughout the year, but this time, that phenomenon wi...
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Radio: Remembering Jerry Stiller and his radio ads with wife Anne Meara

Jerry Stiller died on May 10th at the age of 92. His son, actor-comedian Ben Stiller announced the passing on Twitter, writing “I’m sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from natural causes. He was a great dad and grandfather, and the most dedicated husband to Anne for about 62 years. He will be greatly missed. Love you Dad.” While he’s better known now as George Costanza’s father on “Seinfeld,” you may remember when he was all over radio and then television with his wife Anne Me...
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NFL games could be the perfect storm for spreading coronavirus even without fans, Dr. Fauci warns

"I think it's feasible that negative testing players could play to an empty stadium," Fauci said in an interview with NBC Sports' Peter King. "Is it guaranteed? No way."
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