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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball and its players are moving closer - to a deal or to Commissioner Rob Manfred ordering a shortened season without an agreement. MLB offered players 80% of their prorated salaries and a 72-game schedule beginning July 14 in an effort to start

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  • Friday’s Sports in Brief

    NBA NEW YORK (AP) - 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. That said,

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  • Friday’s Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL NEW YORK (AP) - Every team in Major League Baseball will shut its spring training camp over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, a move that came in the wake of the Philadelphia Phillies announcing five players had tested positive for COVID-19. The closures come while MLB owners and players

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    NFL WASHINGTON (AP) - The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins’ stadium wants the NFL team to change its name. “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,“ FedEx said in a statement Thursday. The company paid the team $205 million in

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  • Wednesday Sports in Brief

    NFL The NFL will cut its preseason in half and push back the start of exhibition play so teams have more time to train following a virtual offseason made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke Wednesday on

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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    MLB NEW YORK (AP) - Trying to find out the status of a baseball player coming back from an ankle injury definitely will be easier than learning whether someone tested positive for the coronavirus. Major League Baseball said Tuesday that a team will not specifically announce a COVID-19 injured list

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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    NFL BOSTON (AP) - The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to help the team move on from three-time MVP Tom Brady, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The one-year

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