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U.S. Open will go ahead without fans amid COVID-19-reports

Mon, 2020-06-15 12:25
The United States Tennis Association will hold the U.S. Open this year without fans amid the COVID-19 outbreak even though some top players have expressed concerns about attending the tournament due to the virus, according to multiple reports.

England's Rashford steps up campaign over free meals for children

Mon, 2020-06-15 04:53
Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford has stepped up his campaign for the government to fund free meals for struggling children through the summer school lockdown, support he himself had to rely on as a boy.

On this day: Born June 16, 1970: Phil Mickelson, golfer

Mon, 2020-06-15 02:04
Throughout a good part of his career Phil Mickelson was the best golfer never to win a major but as "Lefty" turns 50 he has become golf's nearly man.

Hamlin nabs another victory in dominating fashion at Homestead

Sun, 2020-06-14 23:13
It took him more than seven hours to get it, but Denny Hamlin became the NASCAR Cup Series' first three-race winner of the 2020 season when he drove to a dominating victory in Sunday's Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Report: Lakers players say they're unified on social justice, resumption of play

Sun, 2020-06-14 23:03
Though several NBA players on Friday reportedly voiced their opposition to resuming the season as a protest against racism and social injustice, ESPN reported that the Los Angeles Lakers' players remain undivided on the resumption of the season.

Second Oklahoma State LB tests positive for COVID-19

Sun, 2020-06-14 23:02
For the second time this month, an Oklahoma State football player has confirmed he has contracted COVID-19.

Commissioner hails 'phenomenal start' to PGA Tour return

Sun, 2020-06-14 22:16
Commissioner Jay Monahan said on Sunday the PGA Tour's return from a three-month COVID-19 shutdown was off to a phenomenal start and that he will share information about its safety measures with other sports looking to restart play.

Popovich blasts Goodell for folding to Trump on anthem protests

Sun, 2020-06-14 20:13
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich sharply ripped NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for folding under pressure from president Donald Trump in the past when it came to national anthem protests.

Colonial champion Berger happy to fly under the radar

Sun, 2020-06-14 19:55
Some of golf's biggest names were crammed on the final-round leaderboard at Colonial Country Club on Sunday but in the end it was unheralded Daniel Berger who walked away with the winner's plaid jacket.

Lopez expects significant cuts to prizemoney

Sun, 2020-06-14 19:42
Significant reductions in prize money will be the new reality for tennis players when the ATP and WTA Tours resume, according to Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez.

McIlroy rues missed chance after bad start at Colonial

Sun, 2020-06-14 19:33
Rory McIlroy came into the PGA Tour's first tournament back from a three-month COVID-19 break as the favourite to win but after a number of miscues in the final round on Sunday the Northern Irishman was not even the highest-placed Rory in the field.

Berger wins playoff at Colonial in PGA Tour's return from COVID-19

Sun, 2020-06-14 18:56
Daniel Berger emerged from a tightly-bunched leaderboard to win the PGA Tour's first tournament back after a three-month COVID-19 break with a playoff victory at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday.

Berger beats Morikawa in sudden-death playoff at Colonial

Sun, 2020-06-14 18:51
Daniel Berger captured his third PGA Tour title by beating fellow American Collin Morikawa in a sudden-death playoff at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday.

Djokovic breaks down in tears after hosting Belgrade exhibition

Sun, 2020-06-14 18:06
An emotional Novak Djokovic could not hold back the tears while hosting a charity event at his tennis complex by the Danube River on Sunday.

Russell will start F1 season as a virtual winner

Sun, 2020-06-14 15:20
Williams driver George Russell took his fourth successive virtual Formula One victory on Sunday in the last race before the real season starts in Austria next month.

Rebellion Williams win first virtual Le Mans 24 Hours

Sun, 2020-06-14 13:27
Rebellion Williams Esports won the first virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday, the day the real race was scheduled to finish before being postponed to September due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Thiem and Krajinovic reach Djokovic event final

Sun, 2020-06-14 13:20
Dominic Thiem and home crowd favourite Filip Krajinovic reached the final of Novak Djokovic's tournament as the world number one broke down in tears in front of a packed 4,000 crowd on Sunday.

Lakers' Howard: 'No basketball' until reform

Sun, 2020-06-14 12:50
The Los Angeles Lakers have their eye on an NBA championship when the season resumes next month, but center Dwight Howard said the team will have to do it without him.

NBA players, staff to have COVID-19 tests every other day

Sun, 2020-06-14 12:47
NBA teams will be tested every other day for the coronavirus beginning June 23 as the league prepares to resume the season, according to multiple reports.

Djokovic knocked out of own event despite Zverev win

Sun, 2020-06-14 12:17
An emotional Novak Djokovic broke down in tears in front of a packed 4,000 crowd at his own tennis tournament after a 4-0 1-4 4-2 win over German Alexander Zverev sent fellow Serb Filip Krajinovic into the final on Sunday.