Chiefs' Laurent Duvernay-Tardif becomes first NFL player to opt out of 2020 season

Citing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif became the first known NFL player to opt out of the 2020 season.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Angels open to increasing Shohei Ohtani’s role down the stretch this season

Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, center, gestures during warm ups before a baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Oakland Athletics’ Khris Davis, left, and teammates wear shirts that read “Black Lives Matter” before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Oh...
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Nathan Eovaldi explains how he ended up pitching an inning in a Christian Vazquez jersey

Nathan Eovaldi took the ball in his customary No. 17 jersey on Friday, then came out in the third inning with Christian Vazquez's No. 7 before switching back to 17. He explained what happened after the game.
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SoFi stadium would have opened this weekend, here’s a look and how to take a virtual tour

SoFi, So Good…but So Empty Unfortunately due to the global pandemic, Taylor Swift’s July 25 concert to open SoFi Stadium has been postponed. Today we look at the newest architectural jewel in Los Angeles that’s home to the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers. Unique features SoFi Stadium is a 3-million-square-foot sports and entertainment building in Inglewood. The project site is about 298 acres. Primary funding for the property is by Los Angeles Rams Owner/Chairman E. Stanley Kroenke. Estimates o...
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SCIAC and Pacific West cancel most of their fall sports due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and Pacific West Conference each announced Friday that they have canceled nearly all of their sports for the fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decisions will impact hundreds of student-athletes who compete for local schools in those conferences. The SCIAC, which is made up of nine schools that play at the NCAA Division III level, said in a statement that the conference’s presidents “unanimously agreed” to cancel competition in “...
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Nordic Nation: Post Surgery and Pre-New Start it’s Andrew Musgrave

Mid-Summer and mid-fishing session, we connected with Great Britain’s Andrew Musgrave near his home in Trondheim, Norway. Musgrave underwent surgery on both Achilles tendons recently and is on the mend. In this episode, we discuss his comparatively down season last year, his plans to remain healthy, and how excited he was during the interview to spot what he described as a weasel swim past. Andrew Musgrave of Great Britain placed 18th in the 30 k skiathlon in Lillehammer, Norway. (Photo: Nordi...
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    Chelsea calls him "Love Love" and he is and we do. Chelsea was washing the dishes, I was preparing something and Gabriel sat at the kitchen counter angle between us. When I saw the light, and those silk ribbon tied rolls I grabbed my cell phone to take a photo of him. It is times like that I wish my camera was as near as my phone. We are deeply in love with this little person.                          [Author: French la Vie]
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Chiefs’ Duvernay-Tardif first to opt out of 2020 NFL season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif became the first player to opt out of the upcoming NFL season on Friday, choosing to put his medical degree to use on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic rather than helping the Kansas City Chiefs defend their first Super Bowl title in 50 years. Duvernay-Tardif has been working to fulfill his requirements to become a doctor in the offseason, and has spent this summer working at a clinic in his native Canada. He said that experi...
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The first practicing medical doctor to play in the NFL opts out of the 2020 season

Super Bowl champion Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, the first practicing medical doctor to play in the NFL, has decided to opt out of playing in the upcoming season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Dealing ace: Bieber strikes out 14 as Indians win opener 2-0

Shane Bieber is only 25, and that hardly seems fair. ''When I say he makes the glass look half-full, that would be the biggest understatement,'' Indians manager Terry Francona said. Bieber struck out 14 over six scoreless innings as the Indians, making a statement for minorities by wearing their road jerseys with ''Cleveland'' on the front, took off on a 60-game season sprint by beating the Kansas City Royals 2-0 in their delayed home opener on Friday ni...
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Hendricks goes 9; Rizzo HRs, sanitizes; Cubs beat Brew 3-0

Kyle Hendricks finished a three-hitter after new manager David Ross gave him one more batter, Anthony Rizzo homered and dished out hand sanitizer, and the Chicago Cubs started the season by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 on Friday night. Showing off an improved curveball, Hendricks struck out nine and walked none in his first career opening-day start and fourth career shutout. Orlando Arcia had each of Milwaukee's hits off Hendricks (1-0).
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A's outfielders Khris Davis and Tony Kemp raise fists in support of Black Lives Matter.

Tim Anderson and Lucas Giolito have been vocal regarding issues of racial injustice.
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Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series ready for quick doubleheader turnaround at Kansas

The checkered flag fell on the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series a little before 9 p.m. ET Friday night at Kansas Speedway. Another green flag will wave Saturday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. ET. That's less than 24 hours separating the two races, creating the first trucks doubleheader on the 2020 schedule. Austin Hill […]
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Sandro Wagner quits Chinese football for ‘family reasons’

Shanghai (AFP) – Former German international striker Sandro Wagner has left Tianjin Teda for “family reasons”, just as the Chinese Super League kicks off on Saturday. The 32-year-old joined the club in China’s northeast in... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Seniesa Estrada maintains undefeated streak after 7-second KO win

This one was over before it could even get started.
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Seniesa Estrada maintains undefeated streak after insane 7-second KO win

This one was over before it could even get started.
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Aguilar leads Marlins over Phillies 5-2 in Girardi's debut

Jesus Aguilar helped put the Miami Marlins in unfamiliar territory. Aguilar hit a two-run homer off Aaron Nola, Sandy Alcantara pitched neatly into the seventh and the Marlins beat the Phillies 5-2 Friday night, spoiling manager Joe Girardi’s first game in Philadelphia.
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[email protected] overrun by zombies with 3 ‘Walking Dead’ panels and ‘World War Z’ author Max Brooks

Cast and creators of all three branches of “The Walking Dead” family tree talked Friday at [email protected] about what comes next when their seasons lumber back onto your TV sets in October. Meanwhile, a fourth panel touched on similar topics from a real-world perspective as “World War Z” author Max Brooks and four really big brains — scientists, not zombie food — talked about the similarities and differences between the real coronavirus pandemic and the imaginary zombie apocalypses of pop culture...
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MLB Opening Day live updates: Cubs' Kyle Hendricks tosses complete game shutout vs. Brewers

MLB's shortened 2020 season gets into full swing Friday with 14 games – which will already have an impact on the pennant races.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bieber strikes out 14 as Indians blank Royals 2-0 in opener

From All-Star MVP to ace, and Shane Bieber's only getting better. Bieber struck out 14 over six scoreless innings as the Indians, making a statement for minorities by wearing their road jerseys with ''Cleveland'' on the front, took off on a 60-game season sprint by beating the Kansas City Royals 2-0 in their delayed home opener on Friday night. Bieber began last season as a No. 5 starter with plenty of potential.
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Nick Foles ranked 10th-best player who was traded this offseason

The Bears' biggest offseason move was their trade for Nick Foles, who barely cracked's top 10 list of players who got dealt.
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6 ex-NFL stars, including 2-time Pro Bowler Clinton Portis, charged in extensive league benefits fraud case

Six former NFL players have been charged in a superseding indictment for their alleged roles in a nationwide fraud on a healthcare benefits program for retired league players, according to a Department of Justice statement. Among the half-dozen athletes named were two-time Pro Bowl running back Clinton Portis, who ranks No. 25 all-time in rushing touchdowns. The other five ex gridiron greats ...
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Reds lifted Premier League trophy on the Kop at Anfield

Liverpool laid their hands on the Premier League trophy in a special ceremony on the Kop at Anfield following the clash with Chelsea on Wednesday. Having mathematically secured the club’s 19th league title last month, the Reds were set to receive the silverware at their final home match of the 2019-20 campaign on July 22. With supporters unable to attend the behind-closed-doors fixture, the [Author: [email protected] (Unknown)]
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FORGOTTEN HIGHWAYS - Of the Whanganui River, Explored by Mountain Bike and Packraft.

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Chiefs' Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, a doctor, becomes 1st NFL player to opt out of 2020 season

Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif announced on Twitter on Friday night that he plans to sit out the season, as negotiated by the NFLPA and the league.
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Opening impression: Moustakas leads Reds over Tigers 7-1

Mike Moustakas drove in four runs in an emphatic first impression, teaming with fellow Cincinnati newcomers Shogo Akiyama and Nick Castellanos to turn the Reds' long-delayed opener into a 7-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday. The Reds tried to make themselves relevant again by spending $165 million on free agents in the offseason. Moustakas and Castellanos each got $64 million as cornerstones of the rebuild.
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European football and survival up for grabs in Premier League finale

London (AFP) – The Premier League will finally reach the end of its longest season on Sunday with plenty still on the line at both ends of the table. Manchester United and Leicester face each... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Gray, Reds dominate Tigers in opener

Joey Votto homered in the fifth inning for one of his two hits for the Reds, who are filled with lofty expectations -- thanks to the additions of Moustakas and Nick Castellanos -- while trying to reach the postseason for the first time since 2013. In the opener, it was Gray and Moustakas who led the way. Gray's only blemish was a deep, solo homer by C.J. Cron in the fourth inning.
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Thompson, Werenski share lead at 3M Open at 12 under

Michael Thompson and Richy Werenski maintained their momentum at the 3M Open. Tony Finau, fresh off a caddie change, put himself in prime position right behind the leaders at the halfway point of the second-year tournament. Thompson and Werenski topped the leaderboard at 12 under, Finau and Talor Gooch climbed within a stroke and stars Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood struggled again Friday at the TPC Twin Cities.
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Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw optimistic about quick return after ‘clean’ MRI

LOS ANGELES — Whatever Clayton Kershaw did to his back in the weight room Tuesday, forcing him out of his scheduled Opening Night start, he is optimistic it is not “super serious” and he has a “clean” MRI to back him up on that. “When you get a clean MRI, you’re thankful for that obviously, that there’s nothing structurally wrong,” Kershaw said Friday. “So really after that, to me, you just try to get going. You try to get going, make things loosen up, try to start rehabbing, try moving around. ...
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