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The NBA could lose billions this season. Who will eat that loss?

The NBA could lose billions this season. Who will eat that loss?

Just as the NBA was approaching the critical stage of an exhilarating season this month, it abruptly suspended play when Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz tested positive for the coronavirus only minutes before a scheduled tipoff. Since that dramatic scene unfolded on March 11, the NBA announced that a number of other players, including…MORE

Phil Mickelson ‘working on’ rematch of $9M clash with Tiger Woods

Phil Mickelson ‘working on’ rematch of $9M clash with Tiger Woods

Their first match was a $9 million winner-takes-all shoot out, but now Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson could lock horns again to fill the void in sports left by the coronavirus. Professional golf is on hold because of the pandemic, but Mickelson hinted on social media that plans are being formed for another clash of…MORE

The 12-hour stream where celebrities and sports stars played ‘Call Of Duty’ for coronavirus aid

The 12-hour stream where celebrities and sports stars played ‘Call Of Duty’ for coronavirus aid

As people distance themselves from one another during the coronavirus pandemic, athletes, celebrities, streamers and musicians united online Saturday. Stream Aid 2020 was a 12-hour charity stream on the social media platform Twitch to raise money for the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The event, organized by Enthusiast Gaming, featured competitive esports action…MORE

New dates for Olympic Games confirmed for 2021

New dates for Olympic Games confirmed for 2021

The postponed Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8 in 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed. An agreement was reached on Monday after a call between leaders from the IOC, Tokyo 2020 organizers, the Japanese government and the International Paralympic Committee. The Summer Games had been scheduled to run…MORE

Wimbledon will be canceled, says German tennis official

Wimbledon will be canceled, says German tennis official

The Wimbledon tennis championships will be canceled this week, according to German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff. Tournament organizer the All England Club (AELTC) will hold an emergency meeting Wednesday and is expected to make a final decision on the grand slam event, which is set to begin on June 29. In a statement…MORE

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