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As N.B.A. Teams Arrive at Disney, Focus Turns to Keeping the Virus Out

The league has spent months formulating a plan to keep its campus in Florida virus-free. Only now will it find out how effective that plan is.

Here’s What You Need to Know About M.L.S.’s Return

The league withdrew F.C. Dallas from their tournament because of virus infections and one of the games scheduled for Wednesday’s opening night was postponed.

Women’s British Open Will Proceed Without Fans

The event, held Aug. 20 to 23 at the Royal Troon in Scotland, will be the first women’s major tournament of 2020.

Kaepernick’s Deal With Disney Includes a Jemele Hill Project at ESPN

A first-look deal between Colin Kaepernick and Disney includes a documentary series at ESPN that will be produced by Jemele Hill, who left the network two years ago.

N.H.L. and Players Agree to Start Postseason Tournament on Aug. 1

The two sides agreed to extend the current collective bargaining agreement, setting the stage for a resumption of play that will reportedly be hosted in Edmonton and Toronto.

FC Dallas Withdraws from M.L.S. Tournament Because of Virus Cases

League officials said 10 players and one member of the team’s technical staff tested positive for the virus.

As M.L.B. Stumbles Out of the Gate, Player Pushback Gets Louder

Several teams had to cancel their workouts because of delays in virus testing results, and even some club executives had pointed words for the league’s handling of the process.

Two Horses Trained by Baffert Test Positive for Banned Substances

The horses failed tests of a second sample, confirming the presence of an unauthorized local numbing agent.

Patrick Mahomes Gets 10-Year Deal With Kansas City Chiefs

Mahomes, 24, signed an extension reportedly worth over $400 million on the heels of a Super Bowl win.

Trump Supports Washington Team Name. Retailers Pull Merchandise.

Walmart and Target removed the N.F.L. team’s products from their websites as pressure intensified to change the name, a consideration the president said was motivated by political correctness.

PGA Tour Nixes Plan to Have Fans at the Memorial Tournament

The event had the approval of state and local officials to host a limited capacity of spectators when it opens in Dublin, Ohio on July 16, but scrapped those plans citing rising Covid-19 cases.

An Unlikely Source of Catharsis for a Black M.L.B. Player: Social Media

Tony Kemp felt depressed after George Floyd’s death in police custody. Then he invited fans to have uncomfortable conversations on Twitter.

Can Cam Newton Be Superman Again?

Newton went from paradigm-shifting M.V.P. to discarded free agent. Joining the New England Patriots could give him the perfect relaunch.

Bryson DeChambeau Leapfrogs Matthew Wolff to Win Rocket Mortgage Classic

DeChambeau shot 7-under in the final round, using his long drives to erase a three-stroke lead by Wolff at the start of play Sunday.
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