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The Associated Press
April 09, 2020 - 12:24 pm
Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp said Wednesday that officials believe a 13-game college football schedule would be possible even if the start of the season was delayed until October because of the new coronavirus.
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April 07, 2020 - 3:02 pm
(BOSTON) -- A handful of Boston Sports Club members have filed a class-action lawsuit against the gym's parent company, Town Sports International, alleging they're still being charged gym fees despite all facilities being closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The gym-goers claim the sports club was...
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April 06, 2020 - 11:56 am
(HOUSTON) -- MLB star Justin Verlander and his wife, model Kate Upton, recently announced the generous way they are giving back amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Houston Astros pitcher and Upton will donate the weekly paychecks he is receiving during the MLB shutdown while the season is...
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April 03, 2020 - 9:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady is one of the many athletes giving back during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback announced he is donating 10 million meals to Feeding America on Thursday to help those in need during this time. The donation was made through Brady's...
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April 03, 2020 - 8:19 am
(NEW YORK) — Sammy Watkins is reportedly staying put in Kansas City. A source tells ESPN the 26-year-old wide receiver has agreed to restructure his contract with the Chiefs. The new deal includes a no-trade clause and $7 million in incentives. It tops out at a value of $16 million, the source told...
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April 02, 2020 - 7:32 am
(BOSTON) — A private jet owned by the New England Patriots professional football team carrying much-needed medical supplies from China will land in Boston on Thursday, according to Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. Robert Kraft, the CEO of the Patriots, coordinated with officials to send the team's...
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Courtesy of Alyssa Baker
April 01, 2020 - 7:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- On March 31, Baker announced that both of his parents, Stuart Baker, 74, and Adrian Baker, 72, died due to complications from the coronavirus. The couple had been married for 51 years, he said, and died just six minutes apart. “My parents were two amazing individuals who impacted mine...
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April 01, 2020 - 10:51 am
(NEW YORK) -- NFL agent Buddy Baker said his parents died six minutes apart from COVID-19. The couple, married for 51 years, were in "perfect health" before contracting the virus, Baker said in a video posted to Twitter. "Hopefully this can be a catalyst for a change. Practice social distancing,...
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April 01, 2020 - 10:03 am
(LONDON) -- The 2020 Wimbledon championships has been canceled due to the escalating worldwide coronavirus pandemic and will next be held from June 28 to July 11, 2021. Ian Hewitt, chairman of the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, said Wednesday in a statement, "This is a decision that we...
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April 01, 2020 - 5:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- At least four NBA players who have recovered from COVID-19 plan to donate blood for an experimental treatment that could help high-risk patients overcome the virus, according to Dr. Michael Joyner, a member of the leadership team of the National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project...
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