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Nick Markakis – Second Braves player to opt out of season

Nick Markakis – Second Braves player to opt out of season

BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Monday represented the fourth day of Braves camp at Truist Park, and the second consecutive where a veteran player has decided to sit out the 2020 season due to health concerns. Nick Markakis, the 36 year old outfielder has spent the last five seasons in an Atlanta…More

Harvick takes advantage of Hamlin’s crash to win Brickyard

Harvick takes advantage of Hamlin’s crash to win Brickyard

By MICHAEL MAROT INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. And on a cooling track, Hamlin’s worn tires simply gave out. As the sun set Sunday over Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hamlin seven laps from one of the few victories that has eluded him, he…More

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

By JAKE SEINER NEW YORK (AP) — With Masahiro Tanaka crumpled motionless on the mound, Aaron Judge repeatedly waved behind home plate and scolded a video journalist for taking images. This wasn’t a scene anyone wanted to see at Yankee Stadium. Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being hit in the head…More

Zooming in to start unprecedented MLB summer camp amid virus

Zooming in to start unprecedented MLB summer camp amid virus

By STEPHEN HAWKINS Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward was going to address his entire team before the start of MLB’s unprecedented summer training camp, just like he did when spring training opened about 4 1/2 months ago. It was on a Zoom call instead of in person this time. When the New York Mets resume…More

Judges question warrants in Kraft massage parlor sex case

Judges question warrants in Kraft massage parlor sex case

By TERRY SPENCER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida appellate judges on Tuesday questioned the legality of search warrants that let police secretly video record New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others paying for massage parlor sex, pressing a prosecutor on his contention that the warrants were legally valid. Deputy Solicitor General Jeffrey DeSousa…More

Patriots owner’s prostitution case heads to appellate court

Patriots owner’s prostitution case heads to appellate court

By TERRY SPENCER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with twice buying sex from massage parlor prostitutes will attempt to save their case this week by arguing to an appeals court that his rights weren’t violated when police secretly video-recorded him in the act. Prosecutors will tell the…More

Yankees vs champ Nationals in DC on opening day

Yankees vs champ Nationals in DC on opening day

By BEN WALKER NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole could make his New York Yankees debut in a tasty opening-day treat for fans, facing Juan Soto and World Series champion Washington at Nationals Park. The Yankees and Nationals are set meet when the virus-delayed season begins next month, a person familiar with the game told…More

NFL training camps still on original schedule for late July

NFL training camps still on original schedule for late July

By BARRY WILNER The NFL still plans to hold training camps on time beginning in late July, though contingency plans are in place. Hours after the league canceled the Hall of Fame game that kicks off the preseason, the 32 team owners on Thursday were updated on a variety of issues, many dealing with working…More

NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions until 2021

NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions until 2021

By BARRY WILNER The NFL has canceled the Hall of Fame game that traditionally opens the preseason and is delaying the 2020 induction ceremonies for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Aug. 6 exhibition game in Canton, Ohio, between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers is the first on-field event the league has…More

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