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Owens says NFL should apologize to Kaepernick

Thu, 2020-06-11 22:49
NFL great Terrell Owens on Thursday said the league should apologize to Colin Kaepernick for refusing to support his kneeling protests against racial inequality during the 2016 season.

Ravens' Harbaugh terms reopening rules 'humanly impossible'

Thu, 2020-06-11 22:25
Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh is not a fan of the new NFL guidelines for reopening practice facilities, which he termed as "humanly impossible" on Thursday.

Varner, Rose share lead as PGA Tour makes return at Colonial

Thu, 2020-06-11 21:41
Harold Varner III and Justin Rose both fired seven-under-par 63s to share the lead as the PGA Tour returned to action for the first time in three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth on Thursday.

Sailing: New Zealand government grant travel exemptions to America's Cup syndicates

Thu, 2020-06-11 21:06
Two syndicates challenging for sailing's America's Cup have been granted exemptions to enter New Zealand and begin their preparations for the event that will be held in Auckland early next year.

Golf: Varner not getting ahead of himself despite blistering start at Colonial

Thu, 2020-06-11 20:23
Harold Varner III said he is taking it one hole at a time after firing a first round seven-under-par 63 to grab a share of the lead at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth on Thursday.

Rivalries highlight 'MLS is Back Tournament'

Thu, 2020-06-11 19:55
Rivalries highlight the 'MLS is Back Tournament' after a draw on Thursday pitted regional foes against each other in a return to action following a three-month coronavirus hiatus.

NFL pledges $250 million to fight racism

Thu, 2020-06-11 19:38
The National Football League on Thursday announced a 10-year, $250 million fund to combat systemic racism following widespread U.S. protests over racial bias and law enforcement brutality.

NASCAR drivers drop helmet designer for flag comments

Thu, 2020-06-11 18:27
NASCAR's decision to ban the Confederate flag from all its tracks and races continued to rumble through the sport on Thursday with several drivers dropping helmet designer Beam Designs after the company expressed opposition to the ban.

U.S. Soccer president apologizes to Rapinoe

Thu, 2020-06-11 18:13
A day after the U.S. Soccer announced that it had overturned its ban on protests during the national anthem, federation president Cindy Parlow Cone apologized to women's national team star Megan Rapinoe for the policy being instituted originally.

Golf: Rejuvenated Rose shows no rust in PGA Tour return at Colonial

Thu, 2020-06-11 16:54
Justin Rose hit the ground running in the PGA Tour's return from a three-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 outbreak with a bogey-free round that left him with an early one-shot lead at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday.

Remote battles and cardboard fans as athletics returns in Oslo

Thu, 2020-06-11 16:07
The Diamond League got back underway with an exhibition event in Oslo on Thursday featuring odd distances and remote competition as athletics bids to restart in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic.

Golf: Players miss adrenaline rush at fan-free Colonial

Thu, 2020-06-11 15:56
The absence of fans at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas as the PGA Tour resumed play on Thursday after a three-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic took plenty of getting used to for the players.

Soccer: Shaq cut-out to boost Northampton playoff bid

Thu, 2020-06-11 15:00
American basketball great Shaquille O'Neal may not able to travel across the pond to support his favourite soccer club Northampton Town but his face will be in the stands during their League Two playoffs.

PGA Tour makes subdued return, Rose sets pace at Colonial

Thu, 2020-06-11 14:39
The PGA Tour quietly returned to action for the first time in three months amid the COVID-19 pandemic as the world's best golfers competed at a spectator-free Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday.

F1 likely to add European races as more cancellations loom

Thu, 2020-06-11 14:23
Formula One looks set to add more European races to the calendar with grands prix in Asia and the Americas likely to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Leclerc absence leaves Russell as F1 virtual GP 'champion'

Thu, 2020-06-11 13:44
Williams driver George Russell has added an esports title to his resume after Ferrari rival Charles Leclerc withdrew from Sunday's final virtual Formula One grand prix to focus on the simulated 24 Hours of Le Mans.

NHL: Training camps can open on July 10, league says

Thu, 2020-06-11 12:21
Formal training camps for the 24 National Hockey League (NHL) teams that could return to action later this summer can open on July 10 if it is deemed safe to do so, the NHL and its players' union said on Thursday.

Meetings to feature chlorinated water jumps, sanitized sand pits

Thu, 2020-06-11 11:59
Athletics meeting organizers have been advised to put chlorine in the water jump, clean relay batons between each use and add a solution containing a virucide agent to sand pits as part of hygiene guidelines for events during the coronavirus pandemic.

Diack tells court he slowed handling of Russian doping cases to save sponsorship

Thu, 2020-06-11 11:42
Lamine Diack, the former head of World Athletics, on Thursday told a French court he had slowed the handling of Russian doping cases between 2011-2013 to save a sponsorship deal with a Russian bank.

PGA Tour makes subdued return with moment of silence

Thu, 2020-06-11 10:45
Players stopped for a moment of silence to honor George Floyd as the PGA Tour's return following a three-month forced coronavirus hiatus got off to a subdued start on Thursday at the Charles Schwab Challenge.