PHOENIX — Anna Nordqvist drained a birdie putt on the second playoff hole, pumped her fist and gave a slight wave to half-dozen people clapping near the green. The tournament title in hand, the two-time major champion turned to playing partner Lisa Pettersson and hesitated.

The customary post-round hug was out of the question, so the Swedish players touched elbows and walked off the green with a laugh.

The major golf tours may have shut down during the coronavirus outbreak, but a handful of mini tours are playing through.

“I’m sure there’s a lot of people questioning why we’re playing,

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will be looking to extend his unblemished professional MMA record to 29-0 when he defends his title against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 as a heavy -300 favourite on the UFC odds at sportsbooks monitored by

The UFC has been shut down since staging UFC Fight Night 170 last weekend in Brasilia, and has yet to determine a venue for the marquee Ferguson vs. Khabib card on April 18.

Originally scheduled to take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, the widening COVID-19 pandemic is expected to force UFC 249 to take place without fans in

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Bianca Andreescu withdrew from Indian Wells just days before organizers of the BNP Paribas Open cancelled one of the game’s most prestigious events. But with the COVID-19 outbreak forcing the tennis tour and sports world to come to a halt, Andreescu, the defending champion, will not lose any ranking points – even with an injury forcing her to pull out of the event.

Sportsnet has obtained a memo sent from the WTA to its players Friday evening, in which the tour informed its membership that a frozen ranking has been processed as of March 16. Further, the tour informed its

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Former Chelsea captain John Terry said Jadon Sancho would be a good signing for the Premier League club.

Jadon Sancho would be a “great addition” at Chelsea, according to club great John Terry.

Sancho, 19, is linked with a move to the Premier League after starring during the past two seasons at Borussia Dortmund.

Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United are among the clubs to have been linked with a move for the England international.

Terry, who won five Premier League titles and a Champions League with Chelsea, said Sancho would be a great signing for the club.

“I think the

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The XFL has announced the cancellation of the remainder of its 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The league made the announcement via Twitter Friday, and included the following statement from commissioner Oliver Luck and president Jeffrey Pollack.

The COVID-19 pandemic, and the most recent local and state regulations, have left the XFL no choice but to officially cancel the remainder of the 2020 season. This decision has been made with the health and safety of the entire XFL family as our top priority.

While we are disappointed to not complete the 2020 season, our hearts are full

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