Citing coronavirus, men's professional golf organizers have made sweeping changes to the schedule, including canceling the 2020 British Open. The three other golf majors have been postponed.
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With sports leagues on hiatus due to the coronavirus, most athletes are still getting paid. But not all. Minor League Baseball players have no guaranteed pay when they're not playing regular season.
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Mirinda Carfrae was participating in a VR triathlon when her husband tripped over a power cord and yanked her out of second place. She promises not to get revenge during his VR race next week.
The Los Angeles Laker legend, who died shockingly more than two months ago, headlined a star-studded 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class on Saturday that also includes Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.
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NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about the NFL's plans to start its season in September and Wimbledon being canceled for the first time since World War II.
NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman and sports medicine expert Dr. Benjamin Levine answer listener questions about the safety of exercise and playing sports during the coronavirus pandemic.
With nearly all professional sports on hold, some spectators have turned to marble racing videos to fulfill the need for competition.
It's yet another major sports cancellation or postponement because of the pandemic. The NBA, MLB and the Summer Olympics have also called off games.
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People sheltering-in-place because of the coronavirus are looking for ways to stay fit. Solitary ideas like pushups and treadmills are good ideas. But if you need to get outside, here are some tips.
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The East Meadow in Central Park and a training facility at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Queens are scheduled to become makeshift hospitals while regular facilities are strained by COVID-19.
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Schools have been authorized to offer spring sport athletes whose schedule was shut down by the coronavirus an extra year of eligibility so they can play an extra season.
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Despite the rescheduling, the next Olympics will still be known as the Tokyo 2020 games, the International Olympic Committee says.
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We take a look at how different sports are responding to the coronavirus pandemic, and remember Curly Neal, the Harlem Globetrotters legend who died at 77 on Thursday.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to actor Hank Azaria who plays TV's over-the-top sports announcer Jim Brockmire about sportscasting your life now that there are no sports.
On Friday, players and the Major League Baseball owners ratified a deal fairly quickly and with both sides taking concessions on economic issues in the face of the pandemic complicating the season.
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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with ESPN journalist Howard Bryant about the the hole left in American lives with the pause in professional sports because of the coronavirus.
The team remembers him as "one of the truly magical dribblers and shooters in basketball history." Neal played 22 seasons for the Globetrotters.
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Over 50,000 Instagram viewers watched as the Golden State Warriors point guard probed one of the country's top infectious disease experts about the coronavirus.
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The torch relay was supposed to start on Thursday in the Japanese prefecture hit hard by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. A torch runner recalls the disaster that took his family.
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ESPN calls itself the "worldwide leader in sports," but there are few live sports to show. So it's scrambling to fill the time, offering diversions like cherry pit spitting and marble racing.
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