Majors confronting short time period before opening day

Forget about those halcyon first few days of spring training, when arranging for the right tee time on the right golf course is often more challenging than the work on the field. When major leaguers report next week for spring training 2.0 - or perhaps more accurately, baseball's first summer camp - time will be one precious commodity with about three weeks to go before opening day. ... Multiple ups for the starters,'' Kansas City manager Mike Matheny said Friday on a video conf...
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Anisimova rallies to beat Dolehide in Charleston

Amanda Anisimova saved a match point en route to a 5-7, 7-5, 10-2 victory over fellow American Caroline Dolehide at the invitational women's tennis tournament in Charleston, South Carolina. Anisimova, 18, was staring at defeat when she trailed 5-7, 3-5 against her hard-hitting opponent, but the 2019 French Open semi-finalist blasted a forehand down the line to save match point and turned the tide, eventually triumphing in a 10-point tiebreaker. With the WTA slated to resume play in Palerm...
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Brazil’s Fluminense win right not to play next to COVID-19 hospital

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – One of Brazil’s top football clubs, Fluminense, won its battle Friday not to play matches at a stadium also serving as a coronavirus hospital, which it argued was disrespectful to... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Kings move up to No. 2 in NHL draft, but the lottery winner remains a mystery

The Kings moved up to second in the NHL draft on Friday, but the winner of the lottery won't be known until after the qualifying round of the playoffs.
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Sherman Oaks Chamber to host virtual conference to help firms navigate new business environment

If you’re a business trying to navigate the path back to something close to normal amid the pandemic, the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce is organizing an online conference to help make that happen. A half-day interactive virtual conference to help small businesses will be from 8 a.m to noon on Tuesday, June 30. Related links LA County coronavirus hospitalizations continue to climb as officials plan to crack down on businesses LA businesses pick up the shattered pieces, with help from goo...
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Ann Arbor’s Tyler Copp Claims 109th Michigan Amateur Championship

Ann Arbor’s Tyler Copp Claims 109th Michigan Amateur Championship The post Ann Arbor’s Tyler Copp Claims 109th Michigan Amateur Championship appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
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2021 five-star Center Chet Holmgren announces Georgetown in top seven

The 7-foot unicorn has a tough decision to make very soon.
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Kevin Durant wouldn't have played in NBA restart even if fully healthy

Kevin Durant would have been the highest profile healthy player to opt out of the NBA's restart.
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Pinehurst Resort & JSX Partner for All-Inclusive Summer Golf Getaway

The Cradle of American Golf and Leading Hop-on Jet Service Offer Direct Flights to Pinehurst from Dallas and New York
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Asian Football Confederation U-16 Championship Bahrain 2020 - Official Draw Results

Photos highlights from the AFC U-16 Championship Bahrain 2020 - Official Draw Results  Sixteen (16) qualified AFC Member Associations of the Asian Football Confederation will be part of the AFC U-16 Championship 2020 in Bahrain. Photos from the AFC [Author: [email protected] (Unknown)]
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Kings have NBA playoff path, but restart schedule change did no favors

The Kings were supposed to play the Pacers in Orlando. But the league had other ideas.
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Kings have path to NBA playoffs, but change to schedule did no favors

The Kings were supposed to play the Pacers in Orlando. But the league had other ideas.
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A Tour de France like no other

Cycling's Tour de France should have embarked from the Mediterranean city of Nice this weekend, but the two-month coronavirus delay will heighten the drama on a "unique edition", race organiser Christian Prudhomme has told AFP. The breathtaking vistas, raucous pop-up campervan villages straddling mountain summit finishes and charming French chateaux will all still be on the menu for global television audiences, as will the party atmosphere for the millions of roadside fans when the race st...
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Sparks players Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver to sit out WNBA season

By DOUG FEINBERG NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks will be without Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver for the WNBA season so they can focus on their health the team announced Friday. Ogwumike, the No. 1 pick by the Connecticut Sun in 2014 has missed two seasons to deal with injuries and with the shortened schedule felt that it would be smart to take care of her health. She missed the 2015 with a knee injury and 2017 because of an Achilles tendon injury. Both were suffered while she played o...
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Minor league baseball teams look for ways to survive the pandemic, help their communities

March is one of the busiest months of the year for a minor league baseball team. Not only are employees in the mode of selling tickets and sponsorship packages for the upcoming season, they are also working on their game-day preparation, which includes training additional staff for games that start in early April. It’s not as if California League staffs were unaware of the developing COVID-19 crisis just weeks before opening day, but until they knew otherwise, they had to prepare for a season. “...
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Kings draw No. 2 pick in NHL draft lottery; Ducks No. 6

Following the first phase of the NHL’s draft lottery Friday, the Ducks and Kings both gained direction as they hoped to pluck a potential franchise cornerstone from the amateur draft. The Kings will pick second overall and the Ducks will pick sixth. They would have selected fourth and fifth, respectively, if the draft were sequenced in reverse order based on points percentage. The draft has no set date yet — both the draft and scouting combine were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic — but is...
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Where to find Norwich vs. Man United FA Cup on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Norwich vs. Man United in the US, we have all of the details for you about the FA Cup game. Norwich vs. Man United is... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Pistons sign former No. 16 pick Justin Patton, reportedly for above minimum salary

The No. 16 pick in the 2017 draft, Justin Patton has played just nine NBA games.
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NBA announces schedule for resumption of play as 16 players test positive for Covid-19

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No paychecks for 11 big leaguers: advance larger than salary

Grant Dayton will notice one glaring absence this season after he reports to the Atlanta Braves: his twice-a-month salary. Dayton gave up the 6,776th and final home run of of last season's record total, to the New York Mets' Dominic Smith. To resume preparation for the new season he will drive Monday from his home in Winter Haven, Florida, to Atlanta with wife Cori, 2 1/2-year-old son Decker and nearly 6-month-old Nolan for Braves' workouts at Truist Park.
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Team E wins the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery, creating possibility of a Toronto Maple Leafs first-overall draft selection

The NHL’s controversial 2020 lottery system just had its most chaotic possible outcome: The 12th-seeded mystery Team E, with 2.5% odds, has landed the first-overall draft selection. The Red Wings were the biggest losers of the evening among the individual picks — dropping from #1 to #4 — but the Ottawa Senators had the best […] The post Team E wins the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery, creating possibility of a Toronto Maple Leafs first-overall draft selection appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
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'Team placeholder' secures No. 1 selection in NHL Draft

In a shocking twist, the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft belongs to one of the 16 teams that will compete for the final eight spots in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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kiwiibiird:i love it when people come and just run through my blog liking all of my posts and reblogging a few because it makes me feel like an owner of a lil shop and someone has come in to compliment all of my wares and occasionally wants to buy a few things and it makes me very happy
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LA County coronavirus hospitalizations continue to climb as officials plan to crack down on businesses

The number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Los Angeles County continues to rise, health officials warned Friday, June 26, a day after they expressed concern about the growing spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. As of Friday, there were 1,676 people hospitalized with the virus, higher than the number of daily hospitalizations the county has seen in recent weeks — which has hovered between 1,350 and 1,450. The seven-day average of daily new cases was 1,979 on Friday, ...
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Where to find Leeds vs. Fulham on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Leeds vs. Fulham in the US, we have all of the details for you about the latest match in the Championship. The match will be... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Matt Ryan says he’s the best quarterback in the NFC South

The NFC South has plenty of great quarterbacks, including a pair of future first-ballot Hall of Famers who will have a combined age if 84 when then meet in Week One. But another quarterback in the division recently proclaimed that he's the best. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, appearing on Pardon My Take with PFT Commenter [more]
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Mickelson leads Travelers in search of 45th PGA Tour title

Phil Mickelson, making his first US PGA Tour start since turning 50, fired a seven-under-par 63 on Friday to seize the lead in the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. The five-time major winner was the star of a marquee group that also featured world number one Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau, shaking off an early bogey to card eight birdies and build a 13-under par total of 127. It marks the first time in a career includes 44 PGA Tour titles that Mickelson has opened a tournament with t...
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Lakers, Clippers will play on opening night as NBA restarts July 30

Those who have been dreaming of another Lakers-Clippers tilt during the months the NBA has been off won’t have to wait long: The two L.A. teams will face off at 6 p.m. (PDT) July 30, the first day of competition, when the league restarts in Walt Disney World. The fourth installment of the in-city rivalry is headlining the NBA’s return, which is to be held in a closed campus at the Wide World of Sports next month. The Western-leading Lakers and the No. 2 Clippers have played three games so far, i...
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Washington makes cuts to athletic budget

Washington is reducing its overall athletic department operating budget by 15% for the 2020-21 fiscal year and all the school’s head coaches have agreed to minimum 5% pay reductions. Athletic director Jennifer Cohen announced the moves Friday and said they will save the school around $13 million.
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