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Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for COVID-19

Allen Kee / ESPN ImagesBy ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) — Doug Pederson, the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, has tested positive for COVID-19.The team released a statement Sunday night confirming the diagnosis, noting that Pederson is currently “asymptomatic and doing well.” “He is currently in self-quarantine and in communication with the team’s medical staff,” the…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/2/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUECincinnati 4, Detroit 0Texas 9, San Francisco 5Boston 4, NY Mets 2AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore 5, Tampa Bay 1Chi White Sox, 9, Kansas City 2Minnesota 3, Cleveland 1Houston 6, LA Angels 5Oakland 3, Seattle 2NY Yankees 9, Boston 7NATIONAL LEAGUEAtlanta 4, NY Mets…read more »

Cardinals v. Brewers game postponed due to coronavirus cases

Pete Van Vleet/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(MILWAUKEE) — The St. Louis Cardinals have postponed their game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday after two positive coronavirus tests were reported within the Cardinals organization. The league said the game has been rescheduled as part of a traditional doubleheader on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 1:10…read more »

Basketball returns with virtual fans, social justice

cmannphoto/iStockBy GMA TEAM, ABC News(ORLANDO, Fla.) — The NBA returned Thursday night with its first two games since the coronavirus pandemic began. As virtual fans sat courtside, the Black Lives Matter movement took center court.Watch the full report from ABC’S Good Morning America: Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 7/30/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUE Atlanta 2, Tampa Bay 1 Washington 6, Toronto 4 Boston 4, NY Mets 2AMERICAN LEAGUE NY Yankees 8, Baltimore 6 Chicago White Sox 4, Cleveland 0 Kansas City 5, Detroit 3 Seattle 8, LA Angels 5NATIONAL LEAGUE San Diego 6,…read more »

Outbreaks, tantrums and opt-outs: Major sports leagues attempt to restart amid pandemic

iStock/Vadim ZhakupovBY: KARMA ALLEN(NEW YORK) — As the National Basketball Association prepares to restart its season, commissioner Adam Silver acknowledged that the season likely would “cease completely” if a coronavirus outbreak occurred within the league’s carefully crafted pandemic bubble.Silver’s comments came as Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins announced that 18 combined players and coaches had…read more »

NFL issues PSA on death of Stephon Clark as part of larger social justice initiative

EricVega/iStockBy ELLA TORRES and SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The National Football League has released a public service announcement around the death of Stephon Clark, a 22-year-old unarmed Black man who was fatally shot by Sacramento, California, police in his grandmother’s backyard, as part of the organization’s new social justice campaign to end systemic…read more »

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