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Cancellation of season would do a number on Twins' roster

An agreement between Major League Baseball and the Players Association, reached March 27 but not yet announced, established the framework of baseball's eventual return, even if it's not until next March.
Tags: Major League Baseball, Players Association


Trump meets with US pro sports leaders to discuss virus

President Donald Trump met by phone with many U.S. pro sports leaders Saturday to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic, saying he was looking forward to the resumption of competitions “as soon as we can.” The NBA, NHL, NFL and Major League Baseball were all represented on the call by their commissioners - Adam Silver, Gary Bettman, Roger Goodell and Rob Manfred, respectively.
Tags: News, US, Sports, Donald Trump, Major League Baseball, Trump, Rob Manfred, NBA NHL NFL, Adam Silver Gary Bettman Roger Goodell


The Latest:Trump again touts drug to treat coronavirus

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— President Trump warns of “toughest” weeks ahead— France death toll passes 7,500 from coronavirus.— Italy's Lombardy region requires people to wear masks outside.WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is again touting a drug used to treat certain other...
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Newsom, Trump disagree on NFL’s return from coronavirus shutdown

President Donald Trump may want the NFL season to start on time, but Gov. Gavin Newsom, as he urges California to dig in for a long fight against the coronavirus, says don’t count on seeing stadiums packed with football fans in September. “I’m not anticipating that happening in this state,” Newsom said when asked Saturday whether he would allow NFL games with tens of thousands of fans in attendance when the season is scheduled to begin. And that doesn’t just apply to football – Newsom also indic...
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‘There Simply May Not Be Enough Time’ For NBA, NHL Seasons To Restart Amid Coronavirus Fears, Warns Sports Economist

(CBS Local/CBS Detroit)- The coronavirus pandemic has made an impact across industries, countries and on the lives of millions of people around the world. While professional sports is a small part of the broader picture, the pandemic has made a sizable impact there as well with leagues and organizations suspending, pausing or generally canceling their events. In the midst of this, fans and media alike have begun to speculate (and largely hope) when sports may begin again. The NBA and NHL have ba...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Nba, National Football League, NHL, Detroit, Major League Baseball, Fort, Rodney Fort, CBS Local CBS, NBA NHL, University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, Ryan Mayer, Center for Sport and Policy CSP


Sports are canceled. Esports are trying to fill the void

Golf, basketball, hockey and other sports have all suspended their seasons. Major league baseball says it may start up in late spring. But competitive video gaming is going strong as esports tournaments move their operations completely online.
Tags: News, Stories, Major League Baseball, Esports


There’s a Pandemic. Is This a Time for Tommy John Surgery?

Decisions to schedule operations for pitchers like Noah Syndergaard of the Mets and Chris Sale of the Red Sox have caused debate.
Tags: News, Sale, Noah, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Major League Baseball, Red Sox, New York Mets, Sports injuries, Chris, Mets, Noah Syndergaard, Hospital for Special Surgery, Syndergaard, Chris Sale, Tommy John Surgery


Call to arms: Compressed schedule could mean more pitchers

When and if opening day comes around this year, New York Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake anticipates a brimming bullpen. Major League Baseball and the players' association have talked about a compressed schedule to get in as many games as possible. Active rosters were to expand from 25 to 26 from opening day through Aug. 31 in exchange for the limit dropping from 40 to 28 from Sept. 1 on.
Tags: News, Sports, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Matt Blake


Wimbledon Tennis Tournament Canceled For First Time Since WWII

Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won’t be played. The All England Club announced after an emergency meeting that the event it refers to simply as The Championships is being scrapped for 2020. Wimbledon was scheduled to be played on the club’s grass courts on the outskirts of London from June 29 to July 12. Instead, the next edition of the tournament will be June 28 to July 11, 2...
Tags: New York, London, News, Indianapolis, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, World Health Organization, Tokyo, Ncaa, Wimbledon, Major League Baseball, Federer, Djokovic, Simona Halep, ATP, HOWARD FENDRICH


Coronavirus: Brand Moves for Wednesday April 1

Automotive brands Jaguar and Land Rover will deploy more than 160 vehicles to organizations helping curtail the spread of coronavirus. They include the British Red Cross and the Red Cross Societies in Australia, Spain, South Africa, and France. It will also loan vehicles to the National Health Service in the UK, along with wraparound safety glasses to hospitals across the country. Johnson & Johnson has joined with US government agency the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (...
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Coronavirus wipes out Wimbledon, first cancellation since World War II

Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won’t be played. The All England Club announced after an emergency meeting that the event it refers to simply as The Championships is being scrapped for 2020. Wimbledon was scheduled to be played on the club’s grass courts on the outskirts of London from June 29 to July 12.Instead, the next edition of the tournament will be June 28 to July 11, 20...
Tags: New York, London, Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Tennis, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, World Health Organization, Tokyo, Ncaa, Wimbledon, Major League Baseball, Serena Williams, Federer


Report: MLB doesn't want notes from Red Sox investigation used in court

As we await Major League Baseball's report on the Red Sox alleged sign-stealing from their 2018 championship season, MLB does not want the notes from its interviews with Red Sox - and Houston Astros - personnel used in a current trial involving those allegations, The Athletic reports.
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Angels’ Andrew Heaney bides his time during coronavirus quarantine

As Andrew Heaney sits at his home in Oklahoma, working through a list of the top 100 movies of all-time and enjoying the tree blossoms he hasn’t seen in a while at this time of year, he yearns for the day when he can return to the baseball field. Even if it’s in an empty stadium. As the Angels player representative to the union, Heaney was involved in the conference calls that led to last week’s agreement between Major League Baseball and the players about the way this coronavirus shutdown is ha...
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With no live sports, the TV sports industry struggles, gets creative

It was March 11, and ESPN was in the midst of its busiest month of the sports year. The final weekend of conference basketball tournaments were coming up, to be followed by the 68-team women’s NCAA tournament, the beginning of the Major League Baseball season and continuation of the NBA season. And then, with a coronavirus cough heard all over the globe, the self-proclaimed Worldwide Leader in Sports Television suddenly lost its entire schedule of live sports. How big is that? ESPN estimates tha...
Tags: New York, Sports, NFL, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Fox, Soccer, New York Times, Nba, Mlb, Chargers, Tokyo, Cbs, Tom Brady, Ncaa


They used to make MLB uniforms. Now they're making medical masks and gowns

Major League Baseball is teaming up with a sports apparel retailer to help with a national shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers.
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McLellan Has Kings Playing the Right Way

Before the ‘pause,’ the sports world was consumed with the Houston Astros’ cheating scandal. So, when Los Angeles Kings’ head coach Todd McLellan said, “we’re not cheating a lot to win,” it raised a few eyebrows. Just saying the word “cheat” gets attention, but during this hyper-sensitive time in the same city as the Dodgers, it raised alarm bells. Related: NHL Owners – Who Are They? LA’s professional teams are pretty tight. For example, the Kings’ have Dodgers night, where the players...
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AP sources: MLBers keep service time in deal; draft may trim

NEW YORK — Players agreed to a deal with Major League Baseball that would preserve service time in the event this season is cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but left open details of what a reconfigured schedule would look like.As part of the agreement approved by the union Thursday night, players will not challenge the loss of their salaries if no games are played.Management will advance $170 million in salary payments over the first 60 days of the original schedule, and that money...
Tags: New York, News, Boston, Sports, Ap, German, Mlb, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Betts, Realmuto, Domingo German


Future Players Take a Big Hit as M.L.B. Navigates a Crisis

The baseball draft could be drastically reduced in a deal cut with the players’ union to address complications of the game’s suspension.
Tags: News, Baseball, Major League Baseball, Draft and Recruitment (Sports, Baseball (College, Minor Leagues, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Nerd Immunity – eSports during the Coronavirus Pandemic

As Major Leagues cancel their season in the US and the olympics postponed at least till 2021 to avoid public gatherings in the time of Covid-19, it’s a tough moment for sports and sports fans. As mentioned by The Vulture in “What will ESPN do without sports?“: “From March Madness to Major League Baseball, auto racing to international soccer, leagues and events have been suspended, postponed, and outright canceled, all in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus” The natural answ...
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Reports: MLB, players union reach tentative deal to salvage 2020 season

Major League Baseball and the Major League Players Association reached a tentative agreement Thursday evening on key economic issues in hopes of salvaging the majority of the 162-game season, multiple media outlets reported, even if it means playing the World Series in late November at a neutral site. On a phone call with upward of 80 players on Thursday, the union voted to accept MLB’s latest proposal, ESPN reported. MLB owners are expected to ratify the deal on a 9 a.m. PT call on Friday. The ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Espn, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, San Diego Padres, Cincinnati, Alexander, Phillies, Dodgers, Joe Maddon, Andrew Friedman, Mookie Betts


Report: MLB, players association agree to deal on stoppage

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have a deal, ESPN’s Jeff Passan first reported Thursday night. The players have voted on it already. MLB owners are expected to ratify it Friday. The deal draws a path forward as baseball tries to figure out when it will return from the stoppage because of the coronavirus pandemic. In the deal, MLB has the right to shorten the 2020 draft to five rounds, ESPN reported, citing unnamed sources. Additionally, it can delay the start of the interna...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Espn, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, San Diego Padres, Alexander, Joe Maddon, Andrew Friedman, Jeff Passan, MLB Players Association


Reports: MLB, players association agree to deal on stoppage

Major League Baseball and the Major League Players Association reached a tentative agreement Thursday evening on key economic issues in hopes of salvaging the majority of the 162-game season, multiple media outlets reported, even if it means playing the World Series in late November. On a phone call with upward of 80 players on Thursday, the union voted to accept MLB’s latest proposal, ESPN reported. MLB owners are expected to ratify the deal on a 9 a.m. PT call on Friday. The deal reportedly in...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Espn, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, San Diego Padres, Cincinnati, Alexander, Phillies, Dodgers, Joe Maddon, Andrew Friedman, Mookie Betts


Major League Baseball, players union reach tentative agreement to salvage 2020 season

Major League Baseball and the MLBPA reached a tentative agreement on key economic issues in hopes of salvaging the majority of the 162-game season.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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MLB commissioner says 'public health situation' will guide when games start again

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday that the organization will reach a decision about when to resume its delayed season only after it's "comfortable that the public health situation supports that decision."
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Baseball Season Opens With a Dash of Imagination

Complaints of baseball’s slow pace yielded to the universal wish that this game would last forever.
Tags: News, Baseball, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Sosa, Sammy, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Legendary San Pedro football coach dies after testing positive for coronavirus

Mary Star of the Sea High School’s long-retired, legendary football coach Joe Radisich, Sr., died Wednesday night, March 25, after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, according to his son. He was 84. His son, longshoreman and former Los Angeles harbor Commissioner Joe Radisich, Jr., said his father  became ill about a week ago and already was battling a number of other health problems. He was admitted to Providence Little Company of Mary Hospital, in San Pedro, for what was believed to b...
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Major League Baseball Announces A Virtual Opening Day

The ball parks are closed, but baseball will move online. It will happen Thursday, on what would have been opening day across baseball. The virtual event will feature a classic game for all 30 teams, a game they win. The schedule includes classic postseason games, no-hitters and walk-offs. – Yahoo!
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What Is Your MLB Team’s Best Opening Day Moment?

(CBS Local)- In an ideal world, today would have been Opening Day for all 30 MLB teams, ringing in a new year of baseball and the start of spring for fans everywhere. Instead, the spread of the coronavirus has postponed the Major League Baseball season until mid-May at the earliest. For those fans that are staying at home dreaming of being out at the ballpark today, MLB has put together a list of each team’s top moment from Opening Day’s past. Over at MLB.com, the team has compiled moments for a...
Tags: Washington, Sports, Atlanta, Chicago, Rangers, Mlb, Royals, Cbs, San Francisco Giants, Willie Mays, Marlins, Boston Red Sox, Giants, Reds, Major League Baseball, Red Sox


It’s Opening Day. Baseball Is Closed.

Instead of red, white and blue bunting and crowds flooding ballparks, we have players holed up in homes and endless questions about when baseball will return. When it does, it will be more important than ever.
Tags: News, Baseball, Major League Baseball, Rogers, Hornsby, Seasons and Months


MLB commissioner Rob Manfred isn't optimistic about 162-game season

On the eve of what would have been Major League Baseball's opening day, commissioner Rob Manfred indicated a 162-game season is unlikely to happen.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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