8:39 PM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — For this most unusual year, the Houston Open gets its old spot back one week before the Masters. Augusta National picked Nov. 12-15 as the best date to move the Masters, postponed from this week because of the coronavirus. That week on the schedule previously belonged to the
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6:42 PM ET Associated Press Two-time major champion Simona Halep‘s injured foot is well enough that she has started running on it without pain. Halep said in a video posted on Twitter on Monday that she still is not healed to the point that she can play tennis. 🤗💪😘 pic.twitter.com/tC2QB52muK — Simona Halep (@Simona_Halep) April
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5:34 PM ET Steve KimESPN WBC/IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence said Monday he is hoping to return to the ring by September or October and would like to fight Manny Pacquiao or Terence Crawford. Spence, 29, has been sidelined since he was involved in a horrific, one-car accident on Oct. 10. He crashed his Ferrari
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5:49 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — John Hynes has been coach of the Nashville Predators only since early January, so he’s trying to make up for some lost time with the NHL paused for the coronavirus pandemic and also make sure they’re ready whenever hockey resumes. A big part of that has been
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5:36 PM ET Associated Press The men’s and women’s professional tennis tours are examining contingency plans for post-coronavirus rescheduling, including the possibility of pushing back the end of the 2020 season. The heads of the WTA and ATP said Monday their groups are working together on ways to assemble a new calendar. Under consideration: moving
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5:27 PM ET The University of Nebraska expelled two former football players after a school investigator last year found them responsible for violating the school’s sexual misconduct policy, according to a document obtained by ESPN. In a letter obtained by ESPN, the University Conduct Board said the expulsion of two unnamed respondents was effective April
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4:00 PM ET UFC 249 has a new headliner. With Khabib Nurmagomedov in Russia and facing potential travel issues, Tony Ferguson will now meet Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 249 on April 18, UFC president Dana White tweeted Monday. The fight for the interim lightweight title is “signed” and “100%” on, White
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2:02 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville forward Jordan Nwora has announced on social media that he will enter the NBA draft. Nwora was selected to The Associated Press All-America third team as a junior. His decision to turn pro was expected after limited participation in last year’s NBA combine because of a
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1:05 PM ET Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot strode onto the sun-speckled grass at Soldier Field on Monday to make an announcement that was difficult for any sports fan to misinterpret: “We are not playing.” “We’d rather be here in Soldier Field, or Wrigley, or Sox park or at the United Center or Wintrust [Arena], cheering
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