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Newcastle United put non-playing staff on leave

Newcastle United put non-playing staff on leave

The coaching staff and players, who collectively earn £100 million, remain on full pay for now, but most of the general workforce are out of work amid the coronavirus outbreak which threatens to cause...

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Coronavirus: Grealish apologises for ignoring Covid-19 lockdown

Coronavirus: Grealish apologises for ignoring Covid-19 lockdown

West Midlands Police said earlier on Monday that they were investigating an incident involving a Range Rover and two parked cars adjacent to where Grealish was pictured. If our services have assiste...

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Ex-Marseille chief Pape Diouf dies after contracting coronavirus

Ex-Marseille chief Pape Diouf dies after contracting coronavirus

The Get French Football News family sends its thoughts and prayers to his family and love ones during this hard time. According to Senegalese national television, his relatives confirmed that, Pape ...

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Mercedes' innovative dual-axis steering system banned for Formula One, FIA rules

Mercedes' innovative dual-axis steering system banned for Formula One, FIA rules

The move comes in a bid to reduce costs through 2020 for teams after the new regulations had already been postponed from 2021 to '22, which received formal WMSC approval at the meeting. The WMSC also ...

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European Central Bank announces financial aid following coronavirus crisis

European Central Bank announces financial aid following coronavirus crisis

In addition, the staging fees for global games, paid to the European Central Bank by those counties which host England matches, have been suspended for four months and those payable in 2020 will be ...

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Former French Open champion Patrick McEnroe confirms he has coronavirus

Former French Open champion Patrick McEnroe confirms he has coronavirus

McEnroe, who won a singles title and 15 doubles championships in his career, said he felt mild symptoms roughly 10 or 11 days ago and went to a drive-thru testing center in NY. "I encourage everyone t...

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Coronavirus-scarred China says no resumption of major sports events

Coronavirus-scarred China says no resumption of major sports events

Some teams (Dallas and Atlanta) have already played 67 games while others (Lakers and San Antonio) have played only 63. That has been further pushed back to May-though even that has not been approved ...

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COVID-19 in Florida: 5704 cases reported, 71 deaths total

COVID-19 in Florida: 5704 cases reported, 71 deaths total

A previous directive from the state Department of Education indicated districts should shutter school facilities through April 15. Palm Beach County's only current testing site opened Tuesday at th...

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Brady will wear No. 12 for Bucs, Godwin switching to No. 14

Brady will wear No. 12 for Bucs, Godwin switching to No. 14

We have a tremendous coaching staff. Tom Brady might be playing for a new team, but he's sticking with his old number. "We'll see how that goes", Godwin said earlier this month in a video in...

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Patrick McEnroe, ESPN tennis commentator, tests positive for coronavirus

Patrick McEnroe, ESPN tennis commentator, tests positive for coronavirus

The 53-year-old younger brother of seven-time Grand Slam singles champion John McEnroe said in a video posting on Twitter that he was tested at a drive-up facility in Westchester County, the NY subu...

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Roger Federer showcases trick shots coming off knee surgery

Roger Federer showcases trick shots coming off knee surgery

Earlier this year, Federer underwent knee surgery and is now recovering from it. The Swiss tennis legend wrote, " Making sure I still remember how to hit trick shots ". The tournament is due to ru...

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MLB agrees to pay minor league players a stipend through May

MLB agrees to pay minor league players a stipend through May

Until then, minor leaguers will be paid. The minor league season was scheduled to begin April 8. In addition, each team will make arrangements for players on Dominican Summer League rosters. The vas...

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Colorado Avalanche hit with another coronavirus player case

Colorado Avalanche hit with another coronavirus player case

On Thursday, the Avalanche said another player had tested positive but already recovered from the virus. The player is in self-isolation. "The health and safety of our players, staff, fans, and comm...

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Bengals cut veteran CB Dre Kirkpatrick

Bengals cut veteran CB Dre Kirkpatrick

The veteran corner was limited to just six games a year ago due to a knee injury that placed him on injured reserve. Kirkpatrick was placed on injured reserve in November due to a knee injury. In his ...

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Andre Drummond to represent Cleveland Cavaliers in ‘Players-Only’ NBA 2K Tournament

Andre Drummond to represent Cleveland Cavaliers in ‘Players-Only’ NBA 2K Tournament

Per the report , the league hopes to launch the event Friday and involve some big-name players. Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant and his business partner, Rich Kleiman, were behind the effort thro...

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National Football League owners officially approve the expansion of playoffs to 14 teams

National Football League owners officially approve the expansion of playoffs to 14 teams

CBS will broadcast one additional Wild Card game on January 10 with kickoff at approximately 4:40 p.m. ET. Voting on other alterations for the 2020 season - including potential rule changes - is d...

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ESPN moving up highly anticipated Michael Jordan documentary in wake of coronavirus

ESPN moving up highly anticipated Michael Jordan documentary in wake of coronavirus

The pleas for an early release have only gotten stronger as the sports-less days go by, with LeBron James even chiming in the other day. We need some new entertainment and this documentary promises to...

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Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods ‘working on’ potential mic’d up rematch

Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods ‘working on’ potential mic’d up rematch

Woods and Mickelson faced off in a mega-money 18-hole round back in 2018 dubbed " The Match ". Mickelson was asked on Twitter if the pair would consider playing again for those who miss their regula...

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Rihanna Clowns Kevin Durant About Coronavirus While Both on IG Live

Rihanna Clowns Kevin Durant About Coronavirus While Both on IG Live

However, the interaction did not end there as Kevin was quick to respond, clapping back at her. "Is KD allowed in here? Should I wear a mask to this live?" she wrote, according to Newsweek . Rihann...

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COVID-19: Ronaldo, Ramsey, others agree to take Juventus wage cut

COVID-19: Ronaldo, Ramsey, others agree to take Juventus wage cut

Juventus , so far, are the only club where players have agreed to freeze payments for as many as four months. The negotiations between the club and the players was facilitated by Juventus captain ...

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Australia may cancel autumn tour to Europe because of coronavirus

Australia may cancel autumn tour to Europe because of coronavirus

Rugby Australia believes World Rugby's entire global schedules for 2020 and 2021 could be upended by the coronavirus as nations scramble to cut costs and shore up revenues during the pandemic. One is...

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Kobe Bryant towel sells for more than $33,000 at auction

Kobe Bryant towel sells for more than $33,000 at auction

Since then, memorabilia for the late five-time National Basketball Association champion has been showing up on auction sites, as vendors try to monetize the legend's death and collectors scramble to o...

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Ex-MLB star Jim Edmonds went to hospital for coronavirus test

Ex-MLB star Jim Edmonds went to hospital for coronavirus test

Former star fielder Jim Edmonds announced on his Instagram page that he had gone to hospital for a coronavirus test after showing certain symptoms. Instead, the rep continued, Meghan and Ji...

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WNBA player tests positive for COVID-19

WNBA player tests positive for COVID-19

Wiese played in Spain during the winter. She helped lead Oregon State to the NCAA Tournament all four years, including two second-round appearances, a Sweet 16 and the women's Final Four in 2016. In 2...

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NCAA extends eligibility relief to spring athletes

NCAA extends eligibility relief to spring athletes

The decision impacts thousands of athletes across the country in baseball, softball, tennis, golf, outdoor track and field, lacrosse, rowing, men's volleyball, beach volleyball and women's water polo....

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Season Will Be ‘Lost’ If Coronavirus Pandemic Extends Beyond June - UEFA Chief

Season Will Be ‘Lost’ If Coronavirus Pandemic Extends Beyond June - UEFA Chief

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin accepts any firm forward planning is nearly impossible given the current uncertain outlook. The idea of the entire campaign being cancelled has stirred panic among...

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COVID-19: Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder’s Heavyweight Trilogy Fight Postponed

COVID-19: Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder’s Heavyweight Trilogy Fight Postponed

Likewise, Fury is a trilogy fight that he needs to take care of against former WBC champion Deontay Wilder by July 18. The first fight he fought with confidence like he could win. 'If he wants to de...

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Former player of the National Football League, dies of coronavirus| Excélsior

Former player of the National Football League, dies of coronavirus| Excélsior

According to a report from The Denver Post , former Denver Broncos receiver Orlando McDaniel died on Friday from complications due to the coronavirus , he was just 59. At LSU, McDaniel caught 64...

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Karim Benzema doubles down on comparison he made between Olivier Giroud & karting

Karim Benzema doubles down on comparison he made between Olivier Giroud & karting

The Real Madrid striker had been criticised for describing himself as Formula 1 and Giroud as karting, despite the fact the Chelsea forward won the World Cup with France and he didn't. "Bu...

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World champion boxer Saunders sorry for 'hit women' coronavirus video

World champion boxer Saunders sorry for 'hit women' coronavirus video

Saunders was quizzed about the video on Talksport on Monday, claiming, "I looked at it as a bit of a joke at first - I obviously wasn't thinking right - but looking back at it now I can clearly see ...

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Formula One drivers to compete in Esports Virtual Grand Prix series

Formula One drivers to compete in Esports Virtual Grand Prix series

F1 had set aside next year to introduce a radical overhaul of vehicle designs, which it hoped would allow for closer racing and more overtaking. The idea is to let fans continue watching Formula 1 v...

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Detroit Lions Add Former Packer Geronimo Allison

Detroit Lions Add Former Packer Geronimo Allison

The Detroit Lions added to the list of weapons Matthew Stafford will have in 2020 by taking away a wide receiver from their NFC counterpart. Allison, 26, returned to play in all 16 games past year...

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LeBron James: NBA Shouldn't Go 'Straight to the Playoffs'

LeBron James: NBA Shouldn't Go 'Straight to the Playoffs'

The 35-year-old James, who is on the hunt for his fourth National Basketball Association championship, said he will start ramping up his training on Monday, even though the league has yet to set a r...

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Mercedes F1, University to create breathing aid for Covid-19 patients

Mercedes F1, University to create breathing aid for Covid-19 patients

Put together by a group from Mercedes-AMG HPP, University College London Hospitals and University College London , the devices will cut the need for invasive mechanical ventilation among patients, ...

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Dana White Suffers Humongous Setbacks to UFC 249 Plans

Dana White Suffers Humongous Setbacks to UFC 249 Plans

And if someone has it, do you let them fight? 'Now I don't really know what's going on. Earlier this month, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov insisted that his long-anticipated fight with...

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