The NBA has notified teams that it plans to allow the re-opening of practice facilities Friday, pending new developments, in cities where shelter-in-place regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been eased, according to ESPN‘s Marc Stein.

Stein reports that teams will receive further information Wednesday in terms of the specifics, with any strength and conditioning activities being prohibited if

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When the UFC leads North America’s major sports back into action Saturday night with a pay-per-view show in Florida, Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje know they can’t do anything tentatively.

“We’ve got to go out there and keep sports alive,” Ferguson said Tuesday after he flew into Jacksonville and was quickly tested for COVID-19.

The 24 fighters at UFC 249 all realize they added another risk to their already hazardous professions when they agreed to compete amid the growing coronavirus pandemic. While the UFC has strict safety protocols in place, no one can be certain of the dangers involved when

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The departure of quarterback Tom Brady as a free agent during the off-season has left New England at a crossroads as they plan for the 2020 NFL season. However, the Patriots remain a solid bet to make the NFL playoffs for a 12th straight year, sporting short -190 odds on those NFL futures at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.

Winners of eight straight games to open the 2019 NFL season, the Patriots ended the campaign on a disappointing note. The team struggled to a 4-4 record in the second half of the season before bowing out with a stunning 20-13 loss

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As so often happens in the Premier League, self-interest and money could come out on top even in the midst of a health crisis.

The rush to restart soccer during the coronavirus pandemic has been framed as a national purpose.

“It would lift the spirits of the nation,” Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said at the daily Downing Street coronavirus news conference on Tuesday, where he deputized for Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

But Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish was more explicit about the wider motivations when there are $1 billion worth of games yet to be televised this season.

“Yes, it

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Kyle Larson plans to race again Friday night in a World of Outlaws event at Knoxville Raceway.

The dirt track in Iowa will not have spectators at the event because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Larson was fired three weeks ago by Chip Ganassi Racing for using a racial slur while competing in an iRacing event. The slur was publicly heard on a gaming app and went viral. Most of Larson’s sponsors bailed on him and Ganassi had to fire his star NASCAR driver.

The 27-year-old Larson is half-Japanese and rose through NASCAR’s ranks in its diversity program. He was suspended … Read More

MADRID — The tennis club where Novak Djokovic broke confinement rules in Spain said Tuesday it mistakenly allowed the top-ranked Serb to practice and apologized for the error.

Djokovic published a video of him training on Monday in apparent violation of Spain’s current rules amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The video posted on Instagram showed Djokovic exchanging shots with another man at the club in the coastal city of Marbella, where the Serb has been staying for the past several weeks.

Djokovic filmed the video while hitting shots and wrote he was “so happy to play on clay .. well, just

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