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Report: NBA to mandate opt-in for draft entry

With the NCAA granting all current players an extra year of eligibility, the NBA will shift to a system requiring all players to petition for entry into the 2021 draft. Read More

 

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G League probes 'coronavirus' claim by Jeremy Lin: reports

(Reuters) - The NBA's G League has launched an investigation after Jeremy Lin said he was called "coronavirus" on the court, U.S. media said on Friday. More »

 

NHL roundup: Wild win 5th straight, end Kings’ streak at 6

Cam Talbot made 27 saves to help the Minnesota Wild beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Friday night in Minneapolis. More »

 

Gymnastics: U.S. governing body shocked over death of former coach

(Reuters) - USA Gymnastics has expressed shock at the news that former coach John Geddert died by suicide on Thursday aged 63 following charges of human trafficking and sexual assault. More »

 

'Heart is not in it', says Simon as he takes break from tour

(Reuters) - Veteran Frenchman Gilles Simon has said he is taking an indefinite break from the ATP tour out of concern for his mental health. More »

 

Tokyo 2020 committee to pick at least 11 women to join board: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo Olympic Organising Committee is expected to add at least 11 women to its board as it expands the panel to 45 from 35, Fuji Network News (FNN) said on Saturday, citing unidentified sources. More »

 

NFL denies report on media rights deal with Disney

(Reuters) - The National Football League (NFL) on Friday denied a report that said it had reached a media rights deal with Walt Disney Co's channels ESPN and ABC. More »

 

Tiger Woods recovering, in 'good spirits' after follow-up procedures: tweet

(Reuters) - Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods is recovering and in "good spirits" after he received successful follow-up procedures on injuries sustained this week in a car accident, according to a statement posted to his Twitter account on Friday. More »

 

NHL in denial of race issues, says Hockey Diversity Alliance

TORONTO (Reuters) - The National Hockey League is more interested in public relations than taking substantive action on the lack of diversity within the sport, said Akim Aliu, a founding member of the Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA). More »

 

Mystics re-sign G Ariel Atkins to multi-year extension

The Washington Mystics re-signed guard Ariel Atkins to a multi-year extension with the team effective in 2022. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. More »

 

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