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AP Sportlight

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Sportlight for April 17, 2020 By The Associated Press April 16, 2020, 4:03 PM 3 min read 3 min read April 17 1939 — Joe Louis knocks out Jack Roper at 2:20 of the first round in Los Angeles to retain the world heavyweight title. 1976 — Mike […]

This Date in Baseball

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- This Date in Baseball for April 17, 2020 By Compiled By The Associated Press By The Associated Press April 16, 2020, 4:00 PM 3 min read 3 min read APRIL 17 1892: In the first Sunday game in National League history, Cincinnati defeated St. Louis 5-1. 1932: New […]

The Latest: Shula, 3 ex-Dolphins team for free meals

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ——— Former NFL coach Don Shula and three of his former Miami Dolphins players are providing free meals to those seriously affected by the coronavirus crisis. The program is funded by a $250,000 grant […]

The Latest: IPL cricket tournament suspended indefinitely

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Indian Premier League has been suspended indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic By The Associated Press April 16, 2020, 11:51 AM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the […]

Video chats to home workouts, draft prospects get it done

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- UCLA running back Joshua Kelley was looking forward to visiting various NFL teams, checking out their facilities and meeting coaches before the COVID-19 pandemic changed the pre-draft process. “I think that would’ve been really dope because I’ve been a fan of the NFL for so long and to […]

Women's sports likely to bear brunt of coronavirus fallout

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Linked to the rising call for gender equity worldwide, women’s sports were enjoying unprecedented attention and support before the coronavirus pandemic. The World Cup in France put a spotlight on women’s soccer, culminating with the United States lifting the trophy to chants of “Equal Pay!” — a nod […]

Rams' Allen 1st NFL player to reveal positive COVID-19 test

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Los Angeles Rams center Brian Allen says he tested positive for COVID-19 three weeks ago By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer April 16, 2020, 5:18 AM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Rams center Brian Allen […]

Report: Halladay on drugs, doing stunts when plane crashed

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- A federal report says Baseball Hall of Famer Roy Halladay had drugs in his system and was doing extreme acrobatics in his small plane when it crashed into Tampa Bay in 2017, killing him By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press April 16, 2020, 12:32 AM 3 min read 3 […]

Former Blue Jays infielder Dámaso García, dead at 63

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Dámaso García has died By The Associated Press April 16, 2020, 12:06 AM 1 min read 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Dámaso García, a two-time All-Star in the mid-1980s, died Wednesday […]

Baker laments lack of blacks in MLB on Jackie Robinson Day

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Houston manager Dusty Baker celebrated Jackie Robinson’s legacy on the 73rd anniversary of the fall of the major league color barrier and lamented the lack of African Americans in today’s game. “It’s frustrating because we’ve talked about it forever … but it seems like the numbers are dwindling […]

WNBA coach will be on the clock from France in virtual draft

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Chicago coach James Wade jokes he might have an advantage in the WNBA’s virtual draft despite picking from France where it will be after midnight when the Sky make their first choice By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer April 15, 2020, 11:07 PM 4 min read 4 min […]

AP Interview: Manfred 'to turn over every stone' for season

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- NEW YORK — Rob Manfred wants Major League Baseball to be in position to take the field whenever government and health officials give the go-ahead. “I think it’s incumbent upon us to turn over every stone to try to play the game in 2020 if there’s any way […]

Commissioners tell VP no football before campuses open

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The commissioners of the major college football conferences have told Vice President Mike Pence college sports cannot return from the coronavirus shutdown until campuses have re-opened By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer April 15, 2020, 7:28 PM 2 min read 2 min read The commissioners of […]

WWE cuts wrestlers after Florida deems it 'essential'

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- WWE has started releasing professional wrestlers in budget cuts related to the coronavirus pandemic By The Associated Press April 15, 2020, 6:47 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article STAMFORD, Conn — WWE started releasing professional wrestlers on Wednesday in budget […]

Hall of Fame defensive end Willie Davis dead at age 85

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Willie Davis, a Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive lineman who helped the Green Bay Packers win each of the first two Super Bowls, has died By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer April 15, 2020, 5:51 PM 5 min read 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail […]

Federal lawsuit challenges Idaho's transgender sports ban

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Two civil rights groups have filed a federal lawsuit challenging Idaho’s new law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports, the first such law in the nation By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press April 15, 2020, 5:47 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to […]

Liberty trade Tina Charles to Mystics in 3-team deal

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The New York Liberty have traded All-Star Tina Charles to the Washington Mystics as part of a three-team deal By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer April 15, 2020, 3:37 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — The New […]

VIRUS DIARY: For the smallest ballplayers, an unsure spring

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The pandemic has brought blissfully hectic lives to a full stop By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer April 15, 2020, 12:57 PM 4 min read 4 min read MONROEVILLE, Pa. — The question comes frequently. Usually in the morning, when the day is still brimming with confidence. “Are […]

Tour de France rescheduled to start Aug. 29 and end Sept. 20

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- This year’s Tour de France will start on Aug. 29 and finish on Sept. 20 By JEROME PUGMIRE AP Sports Writer April 15, 2020, 12:41 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PARIS — The Tour de France has new dates, […]

The Latest: Novak Djokovic praised for donation in Italy

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Novak Djokovic has been praised by the director general of the local health authority in Bergamo for his donation to help control the coronavirus outbreak in Italy By The Associated Press April 15, 2020, 12:44 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]