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June 04, 2020 - 8:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — Retired Chinese soccer player Hao Haidong has angered the country’s leadership by allying himself with an eccentric billionaire who has called for the downfall of the Communist government. Hao appeared Thursday in a lengthy online video swearing allegiance to the “Federal State of...
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Johnny Lopez
June 04, 2020 - 5:59 am
The world’s biggest movie theater chain may be on the verge of collapse. AMC Theaters says they have “substantial doubt” they will be able to remain in business after shutting cinemas across the country in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2017, file photo, baseball fans cheer from the right field bleacher seats after a rain delay in a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers in New York. The crippling grip the coronavirus pandemic has had on the sports world has forced universities, leagues and franchises to evaluate how they might someday welcome back fans. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
June 04, 2020 - 5:02 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Swiss soccer league will restart several days earlier than planned to help Europa League contender Basel cope with a backlog of matches in August. The restart amid the coronavirus pandemic was set for June 19-...
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Johnny Lopez
June 03, 2020 - 10:34 pm
Amanda Kloots is remaining positive about her husband Nick Cordero’s health battles, despite being warned about his chances of survival. Cordero has hospitalized with coronavirus in March.
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga poses during an NCAA college football media day in Stillwater Okla. Oklahoma State University officials said Wednesday, June 3, 2020, that three returning student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 although they were not showing symptoms. Among them is OSU linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga, who said on Twitter he tested positive for the virus after he attended a protest in Tulsa. The 21-year-old Ogbongbemiga says he protected himself during the protest. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
June 03, 2020 - 8:29 pm
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Two more Oklahoma State football players have tested positive for COVID-19 since returning to campus for voluntary workouts, bringing the total to three. Senior associate athletic director Kevin Klintworth wrote on his Twitter account Wednesday that of the 150 staff,...
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 03, 2020 - 8:25 pm
On Wednesday evening, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program reform bill by voice vote. The bill was previously passed by the House and now awaits President Donald Trump’s signature.
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga poses during an NCAA college football media day in Stillwater Okla. Oklahoma State University officials said Wednesday, June 3, 2020, that three returning student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 although they were not showing symptoms. Among them is OSU linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga, who said on Twitter he tested positive for the virus after he attended a protest in Tulsa. The 21-year-old Ogbongbemiga says he protected himself during the protest. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
June 03, 2020 - 7:49 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Detroit Pistons are set to reopen their practice facility, starting Thursday. The Pistons announced that the team’s performance center will enter its first phase of reopening, for voluntary, individual...
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2019, file photo, Minnesota United's Ethan Finlay (13) and Angelo Rodriguez, rear left, celebrate Finlay's goal against FC Dallas in the first half of an MLS soccer match in Frisco, Texas. Major League Soccer and its players' union reached an agreement that paves the way for a summer tournament in Florida after the season was suspended by the coronavirus pandemic. The deal was announced by the Major League Soccer Players Association early Wednesday, June 3, 2020, following tense talks that led to some players skipping voluntary workouts and the league threatening a lockout. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
June 03, 2020 - 7:46 pm
Major League Soccer and its players' union agreed to a six-year labor contract through 2025 that paves the way for a tournament in Florida after the season was suspended by the coronavirus pandemic. The deal was announced Wednesday following tense talks that led to some players skipping voluntary...
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FILE -- In this April 3, 2010, file photo, Kevin Harvick takes the checkered flag at the finish line to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nashville 300 auto race at Nashville Superspeedway in Gladeville, Tenn. NASCAR is set to return to the track in 2021. Nashville Superspeedway will hold a Cup race for the first time next season. It ends NASCAR’s decade-long drought at the track. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
June 03, 2020 - 6:06 pm
Here’s what NASCAR hopes is the honky tonk truth — that a Nashville reboot is good enough this time to make the sport a tough ticket in the heart of one of the entertainment hot spots of the south. The first step? Convincing its star drivers the trip to Nashville Superspeedway in 2021 is the spark...
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Lizzy Buczak
June 03, 2020 - 5:40 pm
TV show and movie sets are going to look much different when production picks back up following the coronavirus shutdowns. Union officials released a 22-page document outlining safety guidelines for cast, crew, and directors. Read on.
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