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Gustavo Bou scored in the 56th minute to give the New England Revolution a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Impact in the MLS is Back tournament Thursday night. Bou maneuvered atop the penalty area before a blast that goalkeeper Clement Diop couldn't stop in the match played without fans at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World. 

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Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer's return to action Wednesday night. Players wore black T-shirts, black gloves and black facemasks emblazoned with "Black Lives Matter" in a poignant moment that put two of the nation's most prominent changes over the last four months — masks and movements — at the forefront of the return.

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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized after backlash for sharing anti-Semitic posts on social media over the weekend. In a video posted on Instagram, he said his post "was definitely not intended for anybody of any race to feel any type of way, especially the Jewish community," He added that he "just probably never should have posted anything Hitler did, because Hitler was a bad person." 

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The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association have reached a tentative agreement to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years. Training camps would open July 13 and games would resume Aug. 1 if approved by the league's board of governors and players' executive committee and full membership.

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The Yankees had their Sunday brightened by Masahiro Tanaka, who came to the ballpark and seemed well a day after being hit in the head by Giancarlo Stanton's line drive. 

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The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins' stadium wants the NFL team to change its name. In a statement, FedEx says they "have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name." 

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Baseball players began reporting to their teams Wednesday in the most significant step yet as MLB presses ahead with its plan for a 60-game sprint of a season. Most players underwent a battery of health checks, not only for COVID-19 but also for any other lingering ailments from spring training, ahead of planned workouts beginning Friday and Saturday. 

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Baseball's minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

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The reigning World Series champion Washington Nationals will be without at least two holdovers from last year's team. Longtime infielder Ryan Zimmerman and pitcher Joe Ross are opting out of playing as Major League Baseball tries to get back amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to help the team move on from three-time MVP Tom Brady. A source tells the AP that the one-year deal is worth up to $7.5 million with incentives. 

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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 National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York plans to reopen Friday, as the Mohawk Valley enters Phase Four of reopening. 

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Major League Baseball has issued a 60-game schedule that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony.

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Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative and possibly unhappy return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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An email from Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to union head Tony Clark led to a balk in the drawn-out talks to start the pandemic-delayed season, which now won't begin by July 19. The executive committee of the players' association was set to vote and reject MLB's latest offer for a 60-game season on Sunday.

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Baseball players have proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule, leaving them and the teams 10 games and about $275 million apart on plans to start the coronavirus-delayed season. 

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Federal investigators say the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in thick fog, killing Kobe Bryant and seven other passengers, reported he was climbing when he was actually descending. 

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has given the go-ahead for the U.S. Open tennis tournament to be held in his state starting in late August — but without spectators — as part of the reopening from shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says there may be no major league games this year after a breakdown in talks between teams and the players' union on how to split up money in a season delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The league also revealed several players have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Baseball players have told Major League Baseball that additional talks to start the season during the coronavirus pandemic are futile. They said owners should order a return to work, which likely would spark lengthy litigation and the sport's return to labor wars.

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Golf is the second major sport in the U.S., behind motor sports, to resume a schedule shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic. The start was even more quiet than usual on the PGA Tour, only the silence never left over as golf got back to business with the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial. Justin Rose and Harold Varner shared the lead at 7-under 63, with Justin Thomas among those a stroke back. 

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Major League Baseball's amateur draft began with the first of a pandemic-shortened five rounds. Arizona State slugger Spencer Torkelson was taken with the No. 1 overall pick by the Detroit Tigers. The Baltimore Orioles selected Arkansas outfielder Heston Kjerstad at No. 2. Minnesota right-hander Max Meyer was third and went to Miami. 

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Baseball players have moved toward teams but remained far apart economically in their latest proposal for starting the coronavirus-delayed season, adamant they receive full prorated salaries while offering to cut the regular season to 89.

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Major League Baseball is making another try to start the coronavirus-delayed season in early July. The proposal calls for a 76-game regular season, expanding the playoffs from 10 teams to as many as 16 and allowing players to earn about 75% of their prorated salaries.

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Kevin Harvick is a winner at the site of his first NASCAR Cup victory. Harvick turned in another dominating run at Atlanta Motor Speedway, cruising to victory over Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr.

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The NBA continues to take positive steps toward resuming a season that was suspended in March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The league Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the season in late July at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida. 

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Major League Baseball is no closer to starting the 2020 season that it was when the union made its latest proposal on Sunday. A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press that MLB has rejected the players' offer for a 114-game regular season with no additional salary cuts. The person added that management did not plan to make a counterproposal. 

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The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is considering new dates for the induction of its star-studded Class of 2020. Hall president John Doleva says dates to replace the postponed August ceremony include mid-October and next spring. 

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Statements continue to pour in from all over the world over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week. Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has reportedly offered to pay for Floyd's funeral and memorial services, and the family has accepted the offer. 

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Michael Jordan says he's "deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry" following the death of George Floyd and the killings of black people at the hands of police. 

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