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Rick Carlisle isn't sure what to expect from players during the national anthem when the NBA season resumes in empty arenas in Florida.

By SCHUYLER DIXON Associated Press July 3, 2020
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The Washington Redskins began a "thorough review" of their name Friday, a significant step toward moving on from what experts and advocates call a "dictionary-defined racial slur."

By STEPHEN WHYNO Associated Press July 3, 2020
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Dodger Stadium's 40-year wait to host the All-Star Game is going to last even longer. The game scheduled for July 14 was canceled Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and Dodger Stadium was awarded the 2022 Midsummer Classic. The 2021 game is set for Atlanta's Truist Park, home to the Braves since 2017.

By BETH HARRIS Associated Press July 3, 2020
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The team of Clay Tryan of Billings, Montana, and Jake Long of Coffeyville, Kansas, remained in the top spot for team roping at Prescott Frontier Days, the “World’s Oldest Rodeo,” on Thursday night, July 2, with an 11.9-second aggregate score.

By The Daily Courier July 3, 2020
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The coronavirus numbers kept climbing Thursday, with a single-day record for new cases being set in Florida and the NBA revealing that the count of players and staff from the 22 remaining teams that have confirmed diagnoses of COVID-19 continues to grow.

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer July 2, 2020
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The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins' stadium wants the NFL team to change its name.

By Associated Press July 2, 2020
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"Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" will be performed live or played before "The Star-Spangled Banner" prior to each NFL game during Week 1 and the league is considering putting names of victims of police brutality on helmet decals or jersey patches, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.

By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer July 2, 2020
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Cort Scheer of Homedale, Idaho, vaulted into the lead in the saddle-bronc riding competition during the second performance of the 2020 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo on Tuesday, notching an 83-point ride on the Harry Vold horse Music Man.

By Doug Cook July 1, 2020
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Yoán Moncada has spent the past couple of months working out in what he called a "controlled and limited environment" in Florida, where the White Sox slugger could continue to get at-bats while protecting himself from the coronavirus.

By DAVE SKRETTA Associated Press July 1, 2020
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On opening night of the 2020 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Monday, bareback riders Tanner Aus and Ty Breuer tied for the early lead in the event by posting identical 87 scores.

By Doug Cook June 30, 2020
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It only looks as though Dustin Johnson barely has a pulse on the golf course. One moment made him a little nervous.

By DOUG FERGUSON Associated Press June 30, 2020
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No. 1 overall draft pick Spencer Torkelson and the Detroit Tigers agreed to a minor league contract on Tuesday, and the team said the infielder will join its player pool for this abbreviated season.

By NOAH TRISTER Associated Press June 30, 2020
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The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches. A trio of players, including Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake and Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman, have announced they won't be playing in the upcoming 60-game season.

By DAVID BRANDT Associated Press June 29, 2020
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Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake has opted out of the 2020 season due to concerns about the coronavirus.

By JOHN MARSHALL Associated Press June 29, 2020
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The coronavirus thwarted business as usual for the 2020 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo, but its eight performances, from Monday through Sunday, June 29-July 5, should be as gripping as ever for fans.

By Doug Cook June 27, 2020
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The deals are done. The NBA is coming back. The season will resume on July 30 at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida. ...

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer June 27, 2020
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Forget about those halcyon first few days of spring training, when arranging for the right tee time on the right golf course is often more challenging than the work on the field.

By JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer June 26, 2020
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Acknowledging that no option would have been risk-free during a pandemic, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that the concern shared by the league and its players surrounding next month's restart of the season is rising as coronavirus cases in Florida keep climbing.

By TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press June 26, 2020
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— The billboard at the entrance to Pocono Raceway has photos of Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch and "First-Ever NASCAR Doubleheader" in bold letters. The kicker comes at the bottom of the sign: "Kids Free." A grand gesture -- and a needless one.

By DAN GELSTON Associated Press June 26, 2020
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The biggest takeaway following the NFL's two-day quarterback coaching summit is there's no shortage of qualified minority candidates waiting for opportunities to be head coaches and coordinators.

By ROB MAADDI Associated Press June 26, 2020
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Will Gordon shot an 8-under 62 Friday to move into the early lead at the Travelers Championship, where two more golfers withdrew due to the coronavirus.

By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press June 26, 2020
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Randy Dobnak had finished making his morning omelette one day last week when his wife, Aerial, asked the Minnesota Twins pitcher to keep the eggs out so she could make a sandwich.

By DAVE CAMPBELL Associated Press June 25, 2020
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Declaring "the noose was real," NASCAR officials on Thursday released a photo of the rope found in the speedway garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace that prompted a federal investigation into whether he had been the target of a hate crime.

By DAN GELSTON Associated Press June 25, 2020
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Vince Carter made his retirement official on Thursday, announcing on his podcast that his 22-year NBA career has come to an end. The announcement was largely a formality because the 43-year-old Carter had said many times over the course of this season that this would be his last in the NBA.

By TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press June 25, 2020
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All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies has become the first Major League Baseball player known to have tested positive for the coronavirus.

By BEN WALKER Associated Press June 24, 2020

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