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Why Many Athletes Will Be Left Out When Olympic Training Centers Reopen

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Matthew Futterman Nearly three months after it closed its training centers, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee is preparing to reopen them under a new set of safety guidelines that will severely limit who has access. Those guidelines may also end up causing a handful of athletes who have......
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Shut Out of Disney World, Where Do These N.B.A. Teams Go Next?

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Sopan Deb But there was a lot of roster upheaval, too, most notably Drummond’s being dumped off to Cleveland. Christian Wood and Luke Kennard were bright spots, and, generally speaking, Detroit is in a decent position. The Pistons have cap flexibility — depending on what the cap looks like —......
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Pandemic Leaves a Void for Young Athletes Seeking to Make College Teams

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Joe Drape Even before the pandemic, much of the recruiting process had moved online. Digital platforms, like Next College Student Athlete, help coaches see game video, résumés and academic transcripts from student-athletes. In April, 15,000 college coaches and 502,000 athlete profiles were viewed, according to the company, setting a single-month......
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W.N.B.A. Union Mulling Plans to Start Season as Early as July

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David Waldstein The union representing the players of the W.N.B.A. is mulling over proposals to start its coronavirus-delayed 2020 season, with the league hoping to begin play as early as next month. The season was postponed because of the pandemic in early April, before training camps even opened. The league......
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The French Cut the Tennis Tournament Line. And They Are Not Sorry

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Christopher Clarey The U.S. Open, still scheduled for Aug. 31 to Sept. 13, plans to bar spectators and put players in a “bubble” to protect their health. The conditions would require frequent testing for the virus, smaller player entourages and possibly restricting player movements to travel between their accommodations and......
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The Athletic Lays Off 8 Percent of Staff

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Kevin Draper The Athletic, the sports journalism subscription website that became a bright spot for a beleaguered industry in recent years, said in a memo Friday that it is laying off 46 employees in its editorial and business departments, amounting to 8 percent of its staff. It also imposed a......
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Oklahoma State Punished by N.C.A.A. for Role in Basketball Recruiting Scandal

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Billy Witz and Adam Zagoria Evans, who did not cooperate with N.C.A.A. investigators, was hit with a 10-year show-cause penalty, effectively banning him from coaching for a decade. The penalties are in line with what the Rice Commission, formed shortly after Evans and three college assistant coaches were arrested along......
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Trump Rekindles His Fight With the N.F.L. Over Protests Led by Kaepernick

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Ken Belson President Trump, who has warred for almost three years with the N.F.L. over the issue of player protests during the national anthem, reignited the dispute on Friday by defending New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who said this week that it was disrespectful to kneel during the pregame......
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Kneeling, Fiercely Debated in the N.F.L., Resonates in Protests

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Kurt Streeter “Kneeling is both an act of defiance and resistance, but also of reverence, of mourning, but also honoring lives lost,” said Chad Williams, the chairman of the Department of African and Afro-American Studies at Brandeis University. “It is also simple and clear. Its simplicity gave it symbolic power,......
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The Championship Goes to … The Team with the Second-Most Points

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Victor Mather Chelsea was officially declared the champion of the Women’s Super League in England on Friday. This may seem like a puzzling decision, given that when the season was halted because of the coronavirus pandemic, Chelsea was in second place. Manchester City unceremoniously “finished” its season with 40 points,......
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N.H.L. Will Open Practice Rinks Next Week

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The Associated Press The N.H.L. on Thursday announced that players would be able to return to practice rinks for limited, voluntary workouts starting Monday and solidified its playoff format. Players can skate in groups of up to six at a time under the guidelines, which include instructions on testing, wearing......
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Drew Brees’s Unchanged Stance on Kneeling Is Suddenly Out of Step

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Ken Belson The act of kneeling in protest during the anthem is still subject to laissez-faire oversight, as it is still not technically allowed by league policy. In May 2018, the N.F.L. owners said that players could no longer kneel during the national anthem without being subject to punishment or......
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Megan Rapinoe’s Coach Says Star Will Skip N.W.S.L. Event

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Andrew Keh Megan Rapinoe, the biggest star in women’s soccer, will not be on the field when the National Women’s Soccer League becomes one of the first American sports leagues to resume competition later this month, her coach said. Rapinoe’s apparent decision to sit out a monthlong tournament in Utah......
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College Football Season Could Be Shortened, N.C.A.A. Chief Tells Congress

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Alan Blinder and Jonathan Martin The president of the N.C.A.A. told congressional Republicans this week that the football season this fall could be shortened, with the regular season perhaps ending by Thanksgiving because of the coronavirus pandemic. In a call on Wednesday with members of the House Republican whip team......
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Bobby Morrow, Who Ran to Stardom at the 1956 Olympics, Dies at 84

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Richard Sandomir Bobby Morrow, who sprinted to three gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, dominating his competition as only Jesse Owens had done at the Berlin Games in 1936, died on Saturday at his home in Harlingen, Tex. He was 84. His partner, Judy Parker, said......
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Rafael Nadal Not Yet Ready to Travel for U.S. Open

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Christopher Clarey Traditionally, this is Rafael Nadal’s time to dominate: the week when the world’s premier clay-court tennis tournament, the French Open, comes to a close, and when Nadal secures another singles title. He has won the Open an astounding 12 times, but this is a season like no other,......
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N.B.A. Sets July 31 Return to Play Entirely in Florida

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Marc Stein N.B.A. owners on Thursday overwhelmingly approved the league’s plan to restart the season with 22 teams at Walt Disney World in Florida in July, according to a person familiar with the voting results. The single-site proposal was ratified by a vote of 29 to 1, with the Portland......

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