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Jul 05, 2020

Barcelona's new formation sees Griezmann, Messi, Suarez combine brilliantly
Pairing Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann in a front two paid off for Barca against Villarreal. Leo Messi, however, remained the star of the show.

ESPN Sports
Jul 05, 2020

ChiSox, Nats, Pirates, Cards have positive tests
The White Sox, Nationals, Pirates and Cardinals all announced Sunday that they had at least one player test positive for the coronavirus.

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Jul 05, 2020

Citing virus, Correa asks wife to stay out of salons
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has asked his wife, Daniella, to stay out of beauty salons until the season is over so as to avoid contracting the coronavirus.

ESPN Sports
Jul 05, 2020

DeChambeau powers his way to Motor City win
Bryson DeChambeau flashed some of his newfound power en route to a Rocket Mortgage Classic victory.

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Jul 05, 2020

The biggest takeaways and questions ahead of the Usman-Masvidal main event
In a shocking turn of events, Kamaru Usman will defend his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. Our experts break down the news.

ESPN Sports
Jul 05, 2020

The biggest takeaways and questions ahead of the Kamaru Usman-Jorge Masvidal main event
In a shocking turn of events, Kamaru Usman will defend his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. Our experts break down the news.

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Jul 05, 2020

Formula One serves up an instant classic in long-awaited return to action
A look at what made the Austrian Grand Prix such a wild return to action, including Lando Norris' popular podium, Ferrari's remarkable turnaround and another gut-wrenching Lewis Hamilton-Alexander Albon collision.

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Jul 05, 2020

Sources: Usman, Masvidal agree to UFC 251 fight
Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal have agreed to fight in Saturday's UFC 251, sources told ESPN.

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Jul 05, 2020

White Sox, Nats each have 2 players test positive
The White Sox and Nationals announced that each have two players who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Jul 05, 2020

Sources: Masvidal to replace Burns and face Usman in main event at UFC 251
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Jul 05, 2020

How MLS, players are coping with COVID-19 concerns in Florida
MLS is confident in its protocols and team safety in Florida, but it's a constant stress for those in the bubble as cases rise across the state.

ESPN Sports
Jul 05, 2020

Call of Duty League announces playoffs will be contested online
The Call of Duty League's 2020 season playoffs and Championship Weekend will officially be played online.

ESPN Sports
Jul 05, 2020

Indians manager Francona favors name change
Cleveland manager Terry Francona won't sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Indians need to change their contentious nickname.

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Jul 05, 2020

Norris thought he had 'fudged' podium shot
McLaren's Lando Norris thought he had blown his chance at his first Formula One podium at the Austrian Grand Prix.

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Jul 05, 2020

Olney: Frank Robinson's name belongs on baseball's MVP trophy
With a legacy that goes well beyond winning the award in both leagues, Robinson is an ideal choice to replace Kenesaw Mountain Landis.

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Jul 05, 2020

Six F1 drivers decline to kneel at Austrian GP
Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc and Kimi Raikkonen were among the six drivers who declined to take a knee ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix.

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Jul 05, 2020

Red Bull calls for review of decision not to penalize Lewis Hamilton in qualifying
Red Bull have requested the stewards at the Austrian Grand Prix review their decision not to penalise Lewis Hamilton for speeding under yellow flag conditions during qualifying on Saturday.

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Jul 05, 2020

Follow live: Real Madrid hopes to push win streak to seven games
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Jul 05, 2020

7 stats that show how good Manchester United's Mason Greenwood is
Mason Greenwood has taken the Premier League by storm. Here are a collection of stats that prove the 18-year-old is a special talent.

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Jul 05, 2020

Giroud seizing opportunity to lead Chelsea's line
Olivier Giroud has supplanted Tammy Abraham -- and he proved why vs. Watford.

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Jul 05, 2020

Cam Newton joining Patriots has similarities to Randy Moss in '07
As with the Hall of Fame WR, New England has again used a modest contract to land a superstar motivated to get his career back on track.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Aces' Cambage expected to miss WNBA season
Las Vegas Aces All-Star center Liz Cambage is expected to miss the upcoming WNBA season for health reasons, according to her agent.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Rivera, Redskins owner work on new nicknames
Washington coach Ron Rivera told The Washington Post "it would be awesome" if the team could change its nickname by the time the season starts.

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Jul 04, 2020

Top dual-threat QB Williams commits to Sooners
Caleb Williams, the No. 1-ranked dual-threat quarterback in the 2021 class and No. 15 overall in the ESPN 300, committed to Oklahoma on Saturday. Williams picked the Sooners over LSU and Maryland.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Virus hit Braves' Freeman 'like a ton of bricks'
Freddie Freeman, a four-time All-Star who batted .295 last season and set career highs with 38 homers and 121 RBIs, is one of four Braves players to test positive for the coronavirus. The others are Will Smith, Touki Toussaint and Pete Kozma.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Everything that happened since F1's last race
The race in Austria this weekend looks quite different than the F1 that left the Abu Dhabi GP last December.

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Jul 04, 2020

Sources: UFC in negotiations for Usman-Masvidal
There are active negotiations to book Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal as the new main event of UFC 251, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Tanaka out of hospital after taking liner off head
Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was released from a hospital Saturday after taking a line drive off his head during a simulated game at Yankee Stadium. Manager Aaron Boone said Tanaka will be placed in the concussion protocol.

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Jul 04, 2020

With Hazard gone, Pulisic continues solid appearances for Chelsea
Eden Hazard's departure left big boots to fill, and Christian Pulisic proved he's capable of filling them.

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Jul 04, 2020

The leaderboard at the Rocket Mortgage Classic is far from boring
There's the ongoing Bryson DeChambeau experiment. Webb Simpson and Matt Wallace are coming off complicated weeks. And there are the young guys, Viktor Hovland and Matthew Wolff again making noise.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Dodgers' Price says he won't play this season
David Price said in a statement Sunday that it was in the best interest of his and his family's health not to play this season.

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Jul 04, 2020

Ibaka: 'Locked in' Raptors ready for NBA restart
Serge Ibaka said the Raptors, who arrived in Florida last week, are mentally ready to defend their title when the NBA season resumes later this month.

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Jul 04, 2020

Tanaka hit in head by line drive, taken to hospital
Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was struck in the head by a line drive during the team's training camp Saturday at Yankee Stadium. He was taken to the hospital for further testing.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Inside MLS is Back: How teams are adjusting to 95-degree heat
It's been an eventful first week inside the bubble as teams arrive and positive tests are confirmed.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

NBA releases week of scrimmages before restart
The NBA announced the schedule Saturday for scrimmages at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, with 33 games set for between July 22 and July 28.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Chestnut (75), Sudo (48.5) set hot dog records
Joey Chestnut wolfed down a record 75 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to win the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog-Eating Contest for the 13th time, while Miki Sudo set a record of 48.5 hot dogs to win the women's title for a seventh straight time.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Twins' Sano, Royals' Perez among positive cases
Four Twins players, including third baseman Miguel Sano, and two Red Sox pitchers were announced as having tested positive for COVID-19 as a number of teams addressed coronavirus cases among their players.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

UFC 251: Experts debate adding Masvidal, biggest challenges on Fight Island
With Gilbert Burns off the card, a spot is open, and Jorge Masvidal wants the title shot.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Freeman among four Braves to test positive
Freddie Freeman, a four-time All-Star who batted .295 last season and set career highs with 38 homers and 121 RBIs, is one of four Braves players to test positive for the coronavirus. The others are Will Smith, Touki Toussaint and Pete Kozma.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Bottas beats Hamilton to pole as Ferrari flops in Austria
Valtteri Bottas secured pole position for the opening race of the 2020 Formula One season, beating teammate Lewis Hamilton to pole position by 0.012s, while Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel failed to make it out of the second qualifying session.

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Jul 04, 2020

FCD-Vancouver MLS is Back match postponed
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Jul 04, 2020

Source: Burns out of main event for UFC 251
Gilbert Burns will not compete in the main event of UFC 251, a source confirmed to ESPN. He had been set to face Kamaru Usman in a welterweight title fight.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Washington Redskins' nickname has been under scrutiny for decades
This isn't the first time the Redskins' nickname has been debated. Owner Dan Snyder has been adamant about keeping it but might yet change his stance.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Barnett tells ESPN why Premier League clubs will still spend big in transfer window
Premier League clubs are talking about plans to reduce transfer spending in the coronavirus era, but one agent believes it'll be business as usual.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

From the archives: The lasting legends of the 1999 USWNT
They were the team that changed it all for women's soccer -- and female athletes. Here are the golden memories of the heroes of '99.

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Jul 04, 2020

Barnwell's progress report for Lamar Jackson: Is there reason to worry about the MVP?
The Ravens QB is coming off an MVP season -- and home playoff loss. Did the Titans figure him out?

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Jul 04, 2020

Hamilton dismisses Mercedes contract speculation, says negotiations yet to begin
Lewis Hamilton has hit out at the Daily Mail for a "making s--- up" after suggesting his contract negotiations with Mercedes have hit a dead end over his wage demands.

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Jul 04, 2020

25 years ago, Mariano Rivera made the one great start -- yes, start -- of his Hall of Fame career
The best closer who ever lived changed the course of his career forever with eight shutout innings on Independence Day, 1995.

ESPN Sports
Jul 04, 2020

Mike Trout has his doubts about the 2020 MLB season. He isn't alone
Baseball's best player is the public face of private concerns many in the game are grappling with as summer camp starts during a pandemic.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Source: Lakers assistant Hollins to stay behind
Lakers assistant coach Lionel Hollins, deemed a higher-risk individual due to underlying medical conditions, will not join the team next week for the restart of the NBA season, a source confirms.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Johnson to miss Brickyard, Indy test with virus
Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson won't race this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after testing positive for COVID-19, Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday.

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Jul 03, 2020

Indians to examine 'best path forward' for name
The Cleveland Indians will "determine the best path forward" regarding its team name amid renewed calls for racial equality and social justice, the team announced in a club statement Friday.

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Jul 03, 2020

Serena, Zion, LeBron among those back in action
Athletes are getting back into the swing of things -- none in cuter fashion than Serena Williams and her daughter.

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Jul 03, 2020

Washington Redskins' nickname has been under fire for decades
This isn't the first time the Redskins' nickname has been debated. Owner Dan Snyder has been adamant about keeping it but might yet change his stance.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Here's what happened to the biggest fighting game tournament of the year
After sexual misconduct allegations against Evo co-founder Joey "MrWizard" Cuellar became public, competitors, teams and game developers began dropping out of Evo 2020. Here's a look back at the events that led up to the tournament's cancelation.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Johnson to miss Brickyard 400 due to COVID-19
Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson won't race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend after testing positive for COVID-19, Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

31 MLB players positive for virus after initial tests
Thirty-one players were positive for COVID-19 in Major League Baseball's first round of coronavirus testing, the league and players' union announced Friday.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

What Chris Kirk did off the golf course means way more to him than what he is doing on it
He has a share of the lead at the Rocket Mortgage Classic after two rounds. But it how far he has come in his personal life after taking seven months to deal with depression, anxiety and alcoholism that matters most.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

The 2020 MLB season is a series of tests -- and the first one came today
Friday's release of COVID-19 testing numbers as training camps open is just the beginning.

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Jul 03, 2020

Source: Heat close facility after 2nd positive test
The Heat have closed their training facility after a second player after Derrick Jones Jr. has tested positive for coronavirus, a source told ESPN. The team will not reopen the gym for workouts before leaving for the restart of the season in Orlando.

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Jul 03, 2020

Source: NFLPA board wants no preseason games
The NFL shortened its preseason from four weeks to two to account for the coronavirus pandemic, but the league's players don't think that move went far enough.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Browns TE Njoku asks for trade, agent says
David Njoku has asked the Browns to be traded before training camp, the tight end's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Riley: Prefer fall, but spring football 'very doable'
Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said on Friday that while he's still hopeful for a fall season, spring football is "very doable."

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Jul 03, 2020

Pacers' Oladipo to sit out restart of NBA season
Pacers guard Victor Oladipo, who had been hesitant to commit to join the team for the league's restart in Florida, has decided to opt out and not play, he told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Jul 03, 2020

UFC fighters, coaches honor memory of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was respected not only as the dad and coach of his famous son, but for his impact on MMA in general.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Pelicans' Redick never wavered about restart
Pelicans guard JJ Redick said he never truly wavered about whether to play in Florida as a part of the NBA's restart.

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Jul 03, 2020

Source: NBA, union agree to jersey messages
NBA players were made aware of a list of social messages -- agreed upon by both the NBPA and the NBA -- that can be displayed above the number on the back of jerseys when the league resumes play July 30, a source told The Undefeated.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Father of UFC's Nurmagomedov dies in Moscow
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and trainer of UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died. He was diagnosed with the coronavirus in May and had also undergone heart surgery.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Red Bull lodges protest over Mercedes' controversial DAS system
Red Bull is challenging how Mercedes used its Dual Axis Steering (DAS) system during Friday's practice.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Source: Change likely as Redskins review name
The Redskins on Friday said they were to "undergo a thorough review" of the team's nickname amid renewed pressure, especially from sponsors. A source told ESPN that a change is now considered likely.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

MLB cancels '20 ASG; Dodgers to host in '22
Major League Baseball has canceled the 2020 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium, which will now host the 2022 Midsummer Classic.

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Jul 03, 2020

Gundy agrees to take $1M pay cut after review
Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy has agreed to take a $1 million pay cut and amend his contract after a two-week review of the football program.

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Jul 03, 2020

C's Hayward will leave bubble for birth of child
Celtics forward Gordon Hayward says he will leave the NBA's bubble in Florida for the birth of his fourth child in September.

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Jul 03, 2020

Angels star Trout still uncomfortable with playing
Angels superstar Mike Trout says he's still uncomfortable with playing this season, citing his wife's pregnancy.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Sam Darnold's numbers through two seasons are horrid. Is his talent salvageable?
Dig into the numbers, and the odds seem stacked against Darnold. But considering his age and skill set, there's reason for optimism.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Pac-12 South: USC and Utah will battle it out
Utah's stumble at the end of the 2019 season opened up the Pac-12's South division. The Utes will battle a USC squad fighting to get back to relevancy and an Arizona State team with an exciting quarterback and a lot of unknowns.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Bayern Munich should beat Bayer Leverkusen in German Cup final, but Havertz & Co. have hope
Bayern Munich can seal a league and cup double on Saturday, but Leverkusen have beaten them once already this season. Can lightning strike twice?

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

The 2020 MLB season is a series of tests -- and the first big one comes today
Friday's expected release of COVID-19 testing numbers as training camps open is just the beginning.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

100 reasons why baseball can never truly destroy itself
It's been a rough three months, but here are 100 reasons to remind you why you loved the sport in the first place.

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Jul 03, 2020

Five questions for the Overwatch League's Summer Showdown
The Overwatch League returns this weekend with the Summer Showdown tournament. Here's what we expect from the upcoming action.

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Jul 03, 2020

TBT 2020: Meet the top 10 players vying for $1 million over the next 11 days
The Basketball Tournament, a $1 million, winner-take-all event, begins Saturday. Here are the top 10 players known to be competing in the event.

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Jul 03, 2020

Baseball gave us plenty of reasons to despise it, but here's why it's OK to still love it
It's been a rough three months, but here are 100 reasons to remind you why you loved the sport in the first place.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Five-star recruit Maker picks Howard over UCLA
Five-star senior Makur Maker announced his commitment to Howard on Friday morning, becoming the highest-ranked prospect to commit to a historically Black college or university since the ESPN recruiting database started in 2007.

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Jul 03, 2020

Barnwell: Is this Sam Darnold's last chance? How the Jets have failed him
Dig into the numbers, and the odds are stacked against Darnold. But considering his age and skill set, there's reason for optimism.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

'Something's got to change': How the Vikings are pushing for social justice
The Vikings' social justice committee wants to be a part of the solution. The big question is how. For many, it starts with the most basic element when seeking change: starting a dialogue.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

What people in the NBA are saying about the Orlando restart
Players, coaches and execs weigh in on difficult Orlando decisions, safety concerns and using the league's platform for social justice.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Sources: Clippers shut down facilities after positive coronavirus test
As a precaution, the LA Clippers shut down the team's practice facility on Thursday after a positive coronavirus test within the traveling party headed to Orlando, Florida, for the league restart, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

Olajuwon Ajanaku and Earl Cooper are making a statement, and it's not just about golf fashion
Eastside Golf isn't just making a fashion statement; it's making a statement that everyone can play golf.

ESPN Sports
Jul 03, 2020

What Pedraza's and Ramirez's dominant wins mean, and digging into replay issues
Thoughts on Jose Pedraza, a lengthy replay delay and Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez righting a wrong.

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Jul 03, 2020

Another bubble: The questions and concerns surrounding a second NBA hub
Eight teams will not be going to the NBA bubble in Florida. However, the league is interested in developing another location to begin activities for those teams in September.

ESPN Sports
Jul 02, 2020

Pep on Liverpool's dud: Blame it on the beer
"I think they drank a lot of beers in the last week,'' Pep Guardiola said after Manchester City's big win.

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Jul 02, 2020

Review: Gundy's player rapport lacking, not racist
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy needs to "invest more time in building stronger relationships with his student-athletes," according to an internal review of the program, which "uncovered no signs or indication of racism," AD Mike Holder said Thursday.

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Jul 02, 2020

Source: NFL may fine players for virus violations
The NFLPA laid out some of the coronavirus-related restrictions on and off the field in a conference call with player reps on Thursday.

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Jul 02, 2020

Report: Upset Messi halts Barca talks past 2021
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Jul 02, 2020

Sources: Clippers shut facilities after positive test
As a precaution, the LA Clippers shut down the team's practice facility on Thursday after a positive coronavirus test within the traveling party headed to Orlando, Florida, for the league restart, sources told ESPN.

ESPN Sports
Jul 02, 2020

Evo 2020 canceled after sexual misconduct allegations against co-founder
The cancellation of Evo 2020 follows announcements from many game developers, competitors and organizations saying they would not participate in Evo in light of the sexual misconduct allegations against tournament co-founder Joey "MrWizard" Cuellar.

ESPN Sports
Jul 02, 2020

From Tyson Fury's ascension to Ryan Garcia's promise
Even with dozens of fights canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, boxing enjoyed a few entertaining months to start 2020.

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Jul 02, 2020

City's destruction of Liverpool suggests Guardiola's men are primed for UCL
The Premier League title is Liverpool's, but after trouncing the Reds on Thursday, Manchester City are primed for a run at the Champions League.

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Jul 02, 2020

LeBron James, Zion Williamson, Yankees among those back in action
Keep track of which teams and players have returned to action.

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Jul 02, 2020

Longhorns LB to sit out until 'real action is taken'
Texas linebacker DeMarvion Overshown says that until "real action" is taken regarding Longhorns players' demands that the university be more inclusive for Black athletes and the Black community, he will be "sitting out of all team activities."

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