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The Yavapai Athletics Department has announced that Adidas, a global leader in the sporting goods industry, will be its official uniform apparel and footwear supplier starting on July 1.

May 23, 2020
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The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for a resumption of play in Central Florida in late July, the clearest sign yet that the league believes the season can continue amid the coronavirus pandemic.

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer May 23, 2020
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The purpose is to raise $10 million or more for COVID-19 relief efforts, and provide entertainment with four of the biggest stars from the PGA Tour and NFL.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer May 23, 2020
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The Monaco Grand Prix has been canceled. The Indianapolis 500 is postponed until August. Only the Coca-Cola 600 is still scheduled as planned.

By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer May 23, 2020
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NASCAR had been planning sweeping changes for 2021 in hopes of finding new fans and adding some energy to a staid, stale schedule.

By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer May 22, 2020
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Jerry Sloan walked up the steps to the stage at the Basketball Hall of Fame to give his enshrinement speech in 2009, almost as if he were dreading what the next few minutes would bring.

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer May 22, 2020
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Add boxing to the list of sports on the comeback trail.

By TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer May 21, 2020
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The baseball players' association gave management a wide-ranging response Thursday to a 67-page proposed set of protocols for a season to be played during the coronavirus pandemic.

By RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer May 21, 2020
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Alabama and Arizona have agreed to a home-and-home football series in 2032 and 2033.

By Associated Press May 21, 2020

Playing golf with your spouse can be fulfilling. The dream is to do something together with your spouse that enhances your relationship.

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Washington Redskins rookie receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden said Wednesday he tested positive for the new coronavirus in March and has fully recovered.

By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Sports Writer May 20, 2020
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The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to lift a moratorium on voluntary workouts by football and basketball players effective June 1 as a growing number of college leaders expressed confidence that fall sports will be possible in some form despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer May 20, 2020
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The NFL is taking baby steps toward full reopenings for its teams. It has no other choice. No long throws downfield. Mostly halfback dives into the line.

By BARRY WILNER, AP Sports Writer May 20, 2020
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Prescott swimmer Blake Francis signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic career at Ottawa University in Phoenix.

By Aaron Valdez May 19, 2020
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There is no universal playbook for coronavirus testing in professional sports.

By MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer May 19, 2020
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A limited number of NFL teams are reopening their training facilities Tuesday, while many are prohibited by government restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic.

By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer May 19, 2020

In professional sports, disputes between owners and players over money come with the territory. But the current bickering between MLB and the Players’ Association over how much players should be paid in a truncated 2020 season sets a new low for greed and selfishness.

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The Premier League has been told by government experts that coronavirus restrictions could endure for at least a year across English football, with players allowed to resume only non-contact training from Tuesday.

By ROB HARRIS, AP Global Soccer Writer May 18, 2020
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The Brickyard and major league ballparks will be quiet during the Memorial Day weekend as most of the sports calendar remains on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic.

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer May 18, 2020
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Chino Valley right-handed pitcher Thomas Bartels signed his letter of intent to continue his baseball career at Northwestern Oklahoma State University next spring.

By Aaron Valdez May 18, 2020

The Yavapai College tennis facility opened back up this past Saturday with all seven courts in use by 8 a.m. and the patrons are thrilled to be playing there once again.

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This was a 400-mile drive unlike any other in modern day NASCAR.

By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer May 17, 2020
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The pilot flying Kobe Bryant and seven others to a youth basketball tournament did not have alcohol or drugs in his system, and all nine sustained immediately fatal injuries when their helicopter slammed into a hillside outside Los Angeles in January, according to autopsies released Friday.

By Associated Press May 16, 2020
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NASCAR will not be as you remember it when racing returns at old egg-shaped Darlington Raceway.

By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer May 16, 2020
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Konrad Ott and some of the parents with his Northern California girls volleyball club skipped a popular Florida tournament that is now postponed.

By SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer May 16, 2020

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