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In times of adversity, individuals need normalcy and something to look forward to. In normal times, we need some healthy exposure to risk. If we always avoid the risk associated with adversity, we will be in bad shape when it finds us and, be assured, it will find us, as we see in the news daily.

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Zeke Nnaji has declared for the NBA draft after one productive season at Arizona.

By Associated Press March 31, 2020
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In order to get back on the baseball field, Nick Ahmed is willing to play as a masked man.

By DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer March 31, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has nearly shut down the entire world and it’s no different for Arizona schools and their sports programs as Gov. Doug Ducey canceled all school-related operations for the rest of the year.

By Aaron Valdez March 28, 2020

In 1984, Thomas Boswell, one of the most gifted baseball writers of all time, published a collection of essays titled, “Why Time Begins on Opening Day.” The book was an instant classic.

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The NCAA is planning to extend the eligibility of athletes on spring sports teams by one year to make up for the season lost to the new coronavirus.

By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Sports Writer March 30, 2020
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As Major League Baseball and the players' union contemplate various ways to create a schedule for whenever the coronavirus pandemic subsides, Cincinnati Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart raised a concern that is surely shared by others around the sport: Could trying to cram in games, and maybe extend the season into late November or December, lead to injuries?

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer March 30, 2020
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Arizona State junior point guard Remy Martin has declared for the NBA draft.

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer March 30, 2020

Our good tennis friend, Brian Buchholtz, came up with some tennis tips I found interesting that you should give serious consideration to. I’ve added to his special sense of getting through these unusual times.

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Arizona guard Aari McDonald will return for her senior season, bypassing a chance to leave early for the WNBA.

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer March 29, 2020
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Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead sang the national anthem from a remote location. Troy Aikman, borrowing Matthew McConaughey’s trademark phrase “Alright, alright, alright,” commanded drivers to start their, uh, simulators.

By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer March 29, 2020
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Visa has told its global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls their sponsorships will be extended into 2021 after the Tokyo Games were postponed, providing some financial certainty amid the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

By ROB HARRIS, AP Sports Writer March 29, 2020
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Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates along with coach Maurizio Sarri agreed to forgo 90 million euros ($100 million) in wages on Saturday to help the club during the coronavirus crisis.

By ANDREW DAMPF, AP Sports Writer March 28, 2020
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Besides the draft, the other big event on April's NFL calendar is the release of the regular-season schedule. Teams have known their opponents since late December, but Howard Katz and his scheduling department continue to parse through over 50,000 scenarios pumped out by nearly 1,500 computers across the world.

By JOE REEDY, AP Sports Writer March 28, 2020
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Players agreed to a deal with Major League Baseball that would preserve service time in the event this season is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but left open details of what a reconfigured schedule would look like.

By RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer March 28, 2020
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The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with right tackle Marcus Gilbert and also said on Thursday that running back Kenyan Drake has officially signed his one-year transition tag.

By Associated Press March 27, 2020
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It’s been another ideal week of March weather in central Arizona, with highs in the 70s and plenty of sunshine.

By DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer March 27, 2020
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Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said Thursday.

By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer March 27, 2020
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The WNBA draft will be a virtual event this year.

By By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer March 27, 2020
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The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms on one-year deals with defensive lineman Trevon Coley and running back D.J. Foster, the team said Wednesday.

By Associated Press March 26, 2020
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A Washington State football player was found dead in his apartment by an officer who responded to a call for help involving “breathing problems,’’ Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said Wednesday.

By Associated Press March 26, 2020
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The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946.

By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer March 26, 2020
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Lovie Smith’s coaching tenure in Chicago might not have ended had the Bears made the playoffs his final three seasons instead of missing out by one spot his last two years.

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Pro Football Writer March 26, 2020
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After leading the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team to 16 wins – the program’s most in five years – Shane Burcar was announced as the 26th head coach in program history on Wednesday in an announcement by Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Mike Marlow.

By NAU Athletics March 25, 2020
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The NFC West was a diabolically difficult division for most of the past decade, and it only seems to be getting tougher.

By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer March 25, 2020

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