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Here’s where sports leagues stand on reopening

Here’s where sports leagues stand on reopening

After months of sports season suspensions, professional leagues are trying to figure out how to kick things back into gear. Teams across various organizations are beginning to reopen their practice facilities for individual players to train. Leagues are in talks to resume their seasons, albeit under very different circumstances. And while sports are unlikely to…MORE

‘The Match II’ is the most-watched golf telecast in the history of cable television

‘The Match II’ is the most-watched golf telecast in the history of cable television

It’s official: People really have missed live sport. The proof was in Sunday’s charity golf match between Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady which attracted an average of 5.8 million viewers. According to Turner Sports, the spectacle was the most-watched golf telecast in the history of cable television after appearing domestically on…MORE

Footballers emerge from lockdown with some unexpected new looks

Footballers emerge from lockdown with some unexpected new looks

For some footballers, how they look on the pitch is almost as important as how they play. Many players have their own celebrity hairdressers, while others even fly their favorite barbers to team camps during international competitions. So, with hairdressers across the world having been closed for months because of the coronavirus pandemic, how have…MORE

Vanessa Bryant shares adorable video of baby Capri’s first steps

Vanessa Bryant shares adorable video of baby Capri’s first steps

Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late Kobe Bryant, shared a sweet moment this Memorial Day weekend — a film of their baby daughter’s first steps. In a video posted to Instagram, 11-month-old Capri stumbles across the room for the first time, into the arms of her ecstatic mom. “I’m so proud of you!” Vanessa exclaims.…MORE

Leipzig hammers Mainz as home teams continue to struggle on Bundesliga return

Leipzig hammers Mainz as home teams continue to struggle on Bundesliga return

Timo Werner scored another hat-trick for Leipzig against Mainz as home teams continued to struggle on the Bundesliga’s return. Werner — reportedly a transfer target of Premier League leader Liverpool — netted three goals when Leipzig hammered Mainz 8-0 in November and got three more in Sunday’s 5-0 away victory that kept his side’s slim…MORE

Federer thinks return of tennis is a ‘long way off’

Federer thinks return of tennis is a ‘long way off’

Roger Federer thinks the professional tennis circuit won’t return for a while due to the coronavirus pandemic but, when the time does come, the Swiss superstar said he would find it difficult to play without fans. While European football’s Bundesliga resurfaced last week behind closed doors and Spain’s La Liga is set to resume the…MORE

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English Premier League will resume season on June 17

English Premier League will resume season on June 17

The English Premier League has agreed to a provisional return on June 17 without fans in attendance. It ends a three-month break to England’s top-flight football competition because of the coronavirus pandemic. Aston Villa vs. Sheffield United and Manchester City vs. Arsenal will be the first games to take place, featuring the four teams that…

Daniel Ricciardo admits Ferrari discussions before McLaren move

Daniel Ricciardo admits Ferrari discussions before McLaren move

Formula One played its own version of musical chairs after Sebastian Vettel revealed he was leaving Ferrari earlier this month. Days after Vettel’s May 12 announcement, Carlos Sainz Jr. was signed to replace the German and, when the music stopped, Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo was set to take the 25-year-old Spaniard’s seat at McLaren in 2021.…

Father of Aston Villa manager Dean Smith dies after contracting coronavirus

Father of Aston Villa manager Dean Smith dies after contracting coronavirus

The father of Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has passed away from coronavirus aged 79, the English Premier League club has confirmed. Smith’s father Ron had been living in a care home having been diagnosed with dementia six years ago​, according to the football club. ​In a statement, they said he contracted Covid-19 four weeks…

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