Month: July 2020

4:00 PM ET The box office at Capital One Arena in Washington is being transformed into a sportsbook, complete with betting windows and self-serve kiosks, and will begin taking cash bets Friday, a first for an American sports venue. Beginning at 4 p.m., Friday, bookmaker William Hill U.S. will operate seven betting windows and nine
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4:34 PM ET Associated Press PALERMO, Sicily — More than 400 coronavirus tests were carried out on tennis players and staff members ahead of the Palermo Ladies Open and all of them came back negative. The WTA tournament, with qualifying beginning Saturday, marks the return of tour-level tennis following a five-month break for the coronavirus
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10:10 AM ET The St. Louis Cardinals have had multiple members test positive for the coronavirus, resulting in Major League Baseball postponing Friday afternoon’s game at the Milwaukee Brewers, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. MLB’s quick decision to postpone Friday’s game, which was scheduled for 2:10 p.m. ET, comes after the outbreak within the
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2:21 PM ET Bryson DeChambeau approaches golf differently than most pros. Apparently that goes for life, too. The eccentric player known as “The Scientist” told GQ he hopes to live to 130 years old. “I’m always trying to add more value to my life in general. I mean, my goal is to live to 130
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12:59 PM ET A crucial middleweight headliner is now official. Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan both weighed in successfully Friday morning in Las Vegas for the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday at the UFC Apex. Brunson weighed 186 pounds and Shahbazyan weighed 185.5. This is the UFC’s first event back in the
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6:33 AM ET Serena Williams will be leading the drive to reboot pro tennis in North America after nearly five months without any official tournament play due to the coronavirus pandemic. It seems appropriate, even uplifting, during a time of great anxiety and uncertainty that the player many view as the greatest of all Grand
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11:47 AM ET Associated Press As coronavirus cases spike in other parts of the country a month before the U.S. Open is supposed to start in New York, the U.S. Tennis Association said Friday it “continues its plans” to hold its marquee event and another tournament beforehand. The U.S. Open — usually the year’s last
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