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FILE - In this Friday, July 24, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Jesus Aguilar, right, celebrates a 5-2 win with teammates following a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia. The Marlins’ coronavirus outbreak could endanger the Major League Baseball season, Dr. Anthony Fauci said, as the number of their players testing positive rose to 15. The Marlins received positive test results for four additional players Tuesday, July 23, 2020, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)
July 29, 2020 - 6:10 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins, one of the most under-the-radar teams in sports, have been in the news lately. Sort of. A network TV news anchor referred to them this week as the Miami Dolphins. She later apologized and corrected herself, saying they were actually the Florida Marlins. The next day...
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July 29, 2020 - 4:47 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — ACC limits football schedule to 11 games; Notre Dame will play 10 ACC foes and be eligible for the conference title game.
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Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates his goal against Osasuna during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, July 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)
July 29, 2020 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Champions League quarterfinals and semifinals will disappear from U.S. network and cable English-language television this summer under the new contract between UEFA and CBS, and the remainder of the 2019-20 competition will be primarily streamed. CBS took over rights from TBS...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton watches from the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. Payton prefers not to use term “training camp” to describe how he’s trying to prepare his club for this pandemic-altered NFL season. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
July 29, 2020 - 4:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton prefers not to use the term “training camp” to describe how he’s trying to prepare his club for this pandemic-altered NFL season. “There’s nothing about this that’s like training camp. So, we’re going to approach it differently,” Payton said Wednesday,...
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July 29, 2020 - 4:10 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants left tackle Nate Solder has opted out of the 2020 NFL season because of the coronavirus pandemic. Solder, who started every game for the Giants the past two seasons, announced his decision on Twitter on Wednesday, citing his son’s ongoing fight with...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks fan Joy Bereckis watches a Blackhawk video before an NHL hockey game between the Blackhawks and the Vancouver Canucks in Chicago. The team announced Wednesday, July 29, 2020, that they are banning headdresses at home games as part of their pledge to honor the Native American community. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
July 29, 2020 - 3:02 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks said Wednesday they are banning headdresses at home games as part of their pledge to honor the Native American community. The move comes after conversations with Native American partners to establish new policies and initiatives. While...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) rolls out of the pocket during the first half an NFL divisional playoff football game, against the Tennessee Titans in Baltimore. The reigning NFL MVP is eager to get started at training camp practice following an offseason in which he had a perilous encounter with a jet ski, tossed footballs to Antonio Brown and diligently avoided the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
July 29, 2020 - 2:38 pm
Baltimore Ravens quarterback and reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson is eager to get started at training camp following an offseason in which he had a perilous encounter with a jet ski, tossed footballs to Antonio Brown and diligently avoided the coronavirus. Jackson guided the Ravens to a 14-2 regular-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The rookie quarterback has reported to Miami Dolphins training camp and will practice without restrictions as he comes back from a knee injury and begins to compete to overtake veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick for the starting job. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
July 29, 2020 - 12:38 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa passed his physical when he reported to Miami Dolphins training camp and will practice without restrictions as he begins his bid to overtake veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick for the starting job. The all-clear will allow Tagovailoa to practice for the first...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 file photo, Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa (97) follows a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Defensive end Joey Bosa has agreed to a six-year, $135 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Chargers, according to multiple people familiar with the decision. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, July 28, 2020 because the contract has not been finalized.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
July 28, 2020 - 10:55 pm
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Defensive end Joey Bosa has agreed to a contact extension that will make him the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL. Two people familiar with the deal said the five-year extension is worth $135 million, which includes $78 million guaranteed at signing and $102...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2020, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady runs across the field during a an NFL football workout at Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa, Fla. Bruce Arians didn’t give much thought to the prospect of opting out of trying to help Tom Brady win a Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 67-year-old whose aggressive offensive philosophy is dubbed “no risk it, no biscuit” is one of the oldest head coaches in the NFL, as well as a cancer survivor who once retired because of health concerns. (Chris Urso/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
July 28, 2020 - 10:43 pm
Brady and Brees aren't the B words dominating the opening of NFL training camps. Try baseball and babysitting. As veterans report Tuesday for COVID-19 testing, with on-field work far on the horizon for now, eyeballs are focused on the pandemic issues in Major League Baseball. The coronavirus...
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