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A couple enters a sports arena to receive the coronavirus vaccine in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
December 31, 2020 - 7:02 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ A positive COVID-19 test and ensuing contact tracing at Temple have postponed the Owls’ next two basketball games. The American Athletic Conference announced the postponements on Thursday. Temple had been set to...
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FILE - Sky Brown, 11, celebrates after maxing out her time on her first run during the women's skateboard park qualifier round at the X Games in Minneapolis, in this Friday, Aug, 2, 2019, file photo. It’s understandable if names such as skateboarder Sky Brown, Denver Nuggets center Bol Bol or French Open champion Iga Swiatek don’t ring an instant bell. Just wait, though. By the time 2021 ends, they could be making an even bigger name for themselves. (Nicole Neri/Star Tribune via AP, File)
December 30, 2020 - 2:32 pm
For some, the sky's the limit, which also just happens to be the title of the book written by 12-year-old British skateboarder Sky Brown. For others, it’s no stretch that big things appear ahead. Exhibit A: 7-foot-2 Denver Nuggets center Bol Bol and his roughly 7-8 wingspan. So many potential stars...
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FILE - Members of the Orlando Magic and Brooklyn Nets kneel around a Black Lives Matter logo during the national anthem before the start of an NBA basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in this Friday, July 31, 2020, file photo. As the NBA neared its restart in late July, its players vowed to keep the calls for social justice reform at the forefront in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.(AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool, File)
December 30, 2020 - 1:30 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As the NBA neared its restart in late July, its players vowed to keep the calls for social justice reform at the forefront in the wake of the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. The basketball stars weren't the only athletes to act. In a most unusual year...
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FILE - Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant goes up for a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Los Angeles, in this Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, file photo. Bryant is the game’s fourth-leading scorer. He spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, 18 as an All-Star, and won five titles. Then came the helicopter crash in the fog-shrouded California hills that reverberated across sports and across continents. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
December 29, 2020 - 1:21 pm
There were so many this year. Sports in 2020 was an unending state of mourning. It was as if every week, sometimes days, another luminary fell, bringing a cascade of condolence and remembrance. It began New Year’s Day, a harbinger of what the year held, with the deaths of David Stern and Don Larsen...
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Virginia hosted St. Francis during the first home game of the season Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 in Charlottesville, Va. (Andrew Shurleff/The Daily Progress via AP)
December 17, 2020 - 10:58 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Sun Belt Conference championship game Saturday between No. 9 Coastal Carolina and No. 17 Louisiana-Lafayette has been canceled because of a positive COVID-19 test within the Coastal Carolina program. An entire...
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Fans wearing protective face masks watch the Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao, Portugal, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (Jose Sena Goulao, Pool via AP)
October 29, 2020 - 4:54 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Ontario Hockey League’s next season is slated to start Feb. 4 and will be shorter because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The league announced Thursday its season will have 40 games, down from the usual 68, and the...
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Members of the Washington Football Team and Philadelphia Eagles lineup on the field for the opening kickoff to start the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Al Drago)
September 14, 2020 - 9:31 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — In a year where good days seem in short supply, sports delivered one. The NFL roared back to life, even if the roar was from fans who weren’t in the stadiums. Baseball saw a no-hitter. The NBA and NHL playoffs continued. Men’s tennis and women’s golf got first-time...
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Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott runs practice form the middle of the field with a mask on during the second day of training camp opened to the media at ADPRO Sports Training Center's outdoor field in Orchard Park, N.Y., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. P (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News via AP, Pool)
August 28, 2020 - 4:09 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Seven members of the Kansas State football team have tested positive for COVID-19 in the first outbreak since the Wildcats convened for summer workouts in June. The Wildcats will continue to practice for the...
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A Herriman player wear a mask during a high school football against Davis on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Herriman, Utah. Utah is among the states going forward with high school football this fall despite concerns about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that led other states and many college football conferences to postpone games in hopes of instead playing in the spring. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
August 18, 2020 - 6:48 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Texas A&M has established a reduced capacity, distanced seating plan designed to host fans at Kyle Field as safely as possible. The university's plan focuses on the recommended health protocols and ensures...
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A player carries his shoes and a lunch bag in front of a closed gate leading to Memorial Stadium's playing field in Lincoln, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. The Big Ten won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, becoming the first of college sports' power conferences to yield to the pandemic. The move announced Tuesday. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 13, 2020 - 7:16 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is confident about having fans for all home games, and the club has now announced details toward that end. The Cowboys say they are selling tickets in groups to try to prevent...
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