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NFL bans post-game handshakes and jersey swaps

09 Jul 2020

NFL players will not be allowed to shake hands of swap jerseys after games according to safety protocols seen by Reuters on Thursday that are designed to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Orlando City beats Inter Miami as MLS returns to action

09 Jul 2020

Nani scored deep into stoppage time to give Orlando City a 2-1 win over Florida rivals Inter Miami on Wednesday as Major League Soccer returned after a four-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

MLS-Orlando City beats Inter Miami as MLS returns to action

09 Jul 2020

July 8 Nani scored deep into stoppage time to give Orlando City a 2-1 win over Florida rivals Inter Miami on Wednesday as Major League Soccer returned after a four-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Players raise fists, take a knee prior to return match

09 Jul 2020

Players raised gloved right fists and took a knee before Major League Soccer's first match in four months on Wednesday in a show of solidarity with the 'Black Lives Matter' social justice movement.

UPDATE 2-MLS-Players raise fists, take a knee prior to return match

09 Jul 2020

July 8 Players raised gloved right fists and took a knee before Major League Soccer's first match in four months on Wednesday in a show of solidarity with the 'Black Lives Matter' social justice movement.

NFL to play 'Black national anthem' before Week one games

02 Jul 2020

The NFL will play "Lift Every Voice and Sing," a song often referred to as the Black national anthem, prior to the kickoff of Week 1 games, a source familiar with the league's discussions told Reuters on Thursday.

Golf: DeChambeau ready to unleash newfound power in Connecticut

25 Jun 2020

Bryson DeChambeau will have an excellent opportunity to show off his newfound power at the driver-friendly TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut on Thursday against a field that has seen several top players withdraw due to COVID-19 concerns.

NFL: Memorial to late Redskins' owner Marshall removed, calls for name change intensify

20 Jun 2020

A memorial to late Washington Redskins owner George Preston Marshall, who fought against the racial integration of the National Football League, was removed from RFK Stadium on Friday, the company in charge of the property said.

Baseball: Minnesota Twins remove statue of racist ex-owner Griffith

19 Jun 2020

The Minnesota Twins on Friday said the club has removed a statue of the late former owner Calvin Griffith from outside Target Field in Minneapolis because of racist comments he made decades ago.

Healthy Gronkowski says Brady 'icing on the cake' of NFL return

19 Jun 2020

Rob Gronkowski is feeling healthy again and has rediscovered his love of the sport he walked away from after mounting injuries zapped his desire to ever play in the NFL again.

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