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FILE PHOTO: Departed Soles Brewing Company’s Trash Can Banger beer, which mocks the Houston Astros players who banged on a trash can near their dugout to cheat during the 2017 season, is seen in an undated photograph. Departed Soles Brewing Company/Handout via REUTERS. (Reuters) – Major League Baseball fans deprived of the opportunity to heckle
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BERN (Reuters) – European soccer will continue its cautious return to play following the COVID-19 stoppage over the next week as a number of the continent’s smaller leagues restart with some novelties and one team in serious trouble for breaking coronavirus rules. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Test Event – Under 18
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FILE PHOTO: May 24, 2020; Concord, North Carolina, USA; Military flyover approaches the tower at Charlotte Motor Speedway before the start of the Coca Cola 600.. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY NETWORK NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tropical Depression Bertha rained on NASCAR’s parade on Wednesday, forcing the postponement of a Cup Series race at Charlotte
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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — MAY 28 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — May 28 May 28, 1999 FORMULA ONE – Ferrari driver Eddie Irvine cools off during the free practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya. The Briton qualified second but dropped down the grid in the race,
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – All-Czech Tennis Tournament Press Conference – TK Sparta Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, May 25, 2020 Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova during the press conference following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/David W Cerny Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said she would prefer canceling the remaining Grand Slam events to playing
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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — MAY 26 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — May 26 May 26, 2011 SOCCER – Olympique Lyonnais players celebrate after sealing a 2-0 victory over Germany’s FCC Turbine Potsdam in the Women’s Champions League final at Craven Cottage, London. The victory, thanks to goals from Wendie Renard and Lara
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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — MAY 24 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — May 24 May 24, 2011 TENNIS – Spain’s Rafa Nadal celebrates victory against American John Isner in the French Open first round at Roland Garros in Paris. World number one Nadal avoided a stunning upset as he recovered from two sets
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(Reuters) – Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan, who coached the Utah Jazz for 23 seasons and led them to two NBA finals, died on Friday due to complications from Parkinson’s disease, his former team said. He was 78. FILE PHOTO: June 7, 1998; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan and Utah Jazz
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Then-rookie Dwayne Hoskins posted a 2-5 record after taking over as the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback in the middle of last season, but teammate Adrian Peterson expects improvement from the Ohio State product in 2020. FILE PHOTO: Dec 29, 2019; Arlington, Texas, USA; Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson (26) during the second quarter against
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(Reuters) – The coronavirus pandemic has stalled young Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas’s burgeoning career but he remains philosophical about the current tennis shutdown. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP 500 – Dubai Tennis Championships – Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 29, 2020 Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in action during his Final match
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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — MAY 22 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — May 22 May 22, 2009 RALLYING – France’s Sebastien Loeb goes airborne with his Citroen C4 during the Crastazza stage on the second day of the WRC Rally Italy in Sardinia. Defending world champion Loeb was on course for a podium
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A UFC card on May 30 in Las Vegas is “a go,” UFC president Dana White texted to the Las Vegas Review-Journal early Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Dana White in the octagon after the fight between Henry Cejudo (red gloves) and Dominick Cruz (blue gloves) during UFC 249 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen
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FILE PHOTO: Dec 1, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; New England Patriots strong safety Patrick Chung (23) warms up before playing against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung agreed to a two-year extension with the club, according to multiple reports Wednesday. The extension
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – British number one Johanna Konta feels a merger of the women’s governing WTA tennis body with the men’s ATP makes sense but stressed it must only be on equal terms. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – First Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 21, 2020 – Britain’s Johanna Konta
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FILE PHOTO: May 17, 2020; Darlington, South Carolina, USA; Empty seats are seen at Darlington Raceway before the Real Heroes 400. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Rainy weather led to the postponement of the NASCAR Xfinity Series at South Carolina’s Darlington Raceway on Tuesday evening as organizers were forced to reschedule the
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FILE PHOTO: California governor Gavin Newsom waits to speak at a news conference in San Diego, California, U.S. October 9, 2019. REUTERS/ Mike Blake/File Photo (Reuters) – California governor Gavin Newsom cleared a path for the potential return of professional sport in the state, saying on Monday that an early June restart was possible under
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