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Megan Rapinoe and U.S. women’s soccer reply in equal pay fight, on and off the field
After shining in her team's victory over Japan, the star delivered a forceful rejoinder to the U.S. Soccer Federation’s legal filings that say the men’s national team players possess more “skill” and “responsibility” than their female counterparts.
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Nebraska Coach Fred Hoiberg briefly hospitalized after falling ill during Big Ten tournament
Cornhuskers coach leaves bench later in the game and is taken to a nearby hospital. He was later released after being diagnosed with influenza A, otherwise known as the common cold.
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Sports events should be played without crowds because of coronavirus, NIH expert says
Pressure on sports leagues and the NCAA intensified as a leading expert recommending against large crowds in a congressional hearing.
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Nationals postpone homecoming gala amid coronavirus outbreak
Last year's fundraising event at The Anthem raised more than $1 million.
2020-03-11 18:12:00
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U.S. Soccer chief apologizes for court filing that argued USWNT has relative lack of ‘skill'
"Even as we debate facts and figures in the course of this case, we must do so with the utmost respect not only for our Women’s National Team players but for all female athletes around the world," said USSF President Carlos Cordeiro.
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Big Ten tournament fans find themselves suddenly shut out
In Indianapolis and elsewhere, college basketball fans and vendors were disappointed by the abrupt closure to the public of conference tournaments.
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Georgetown falls to St. John’s, makes early exit from Big East tournament
Undermanned Hoyas yield double-digit lead in second half, wilt under a 23-0 Red Storm run.
2020-03-11 16:59:53
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Words matter, and U.S. Soccer exposed its sexism in its latest legal filing
The USWNT’s best argument for bias can be found in the language of the federation’s lawyers.
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Ryan Newman calls recovery from Daytona crash ‘a miracle on so many levels’
The NASCAR driver sustained "a bruised brain" and said he was "knocked out" by the impact.
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NBA suspends season after player tests positive for coronavirus
The NBA has suspended play of the 2019-20 regular season after a member of the Utah Jazz tested positive for the coronavirus.
2020-03-11 15:46:27
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Maryland high school basketball tournament closed to fans and media
The MPSSAA goes to a closed gym environment for its basketball tournaments as a precautionary measure due to coronvirus.
2020-03-11 15:22:23
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Michigan State, not Maryland or Wisconsin, has the best chance to win the Big Ten tournament
The Big Ten tournament should be one of the most competitive major conference events after a three-way tie for first.
2020-03-11 14:14:41
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The NBA and NHL need to put public health first and close arenas to fans
The two leagues have a responsibility to help slow the spread of the coronavirus
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D.C. United will charter travel to Cincinnati as MLS orders teams off commercial flights
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league has mandated that players, coaches and essential staff must travel via charter for the foreseeable future.
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Kansas is favored to win the Big 12 tournament, but the Jayhawks are no sure thing
Kansas is the only school since 2006 to win the Big 12's regular season title and then go on to win the conference tournament.
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How to rebuild the Redskins: 10 experts tell us how they would do it
Bright NFL minds suggest fixes big (trading the No. 2 pick) and small (signing a veteran quarterback).
2020-03-11 12:00:40
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Monumental Sports & Entertainment announces Capitals and Wizards home games will go on as planned
The D.C. Department of Health recommended that non-essential mass gatherings, including conferences and conventions, be postponed or cancelled. But the ownership group for the Wizards and Capitals will hold games as planned.
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Nationals reliever Will Harris is confident he’ll be ready for Opening Day
Harris has been working his way back from an abdominal strain since Feb. 25. He threw a bullpen session Wednesday.
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NCAA basketball tournaments will be played with no fans
The NCAA announced in a statement that, based on the advice of a panel, it recommended against sporting events that were open to members of the public.
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U.S. sports upended by closed arenas, postponements and cancellations over coronavirus
The latest cancellations, postponements and updates as sports teams and leagues deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
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Overwatch League cancels live events for March and April, plans to broadcast matches
The virus continues to severely impede the league's plans for a global league rooted in live competitions in local markets.
2020-03-11 11:06:23
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NCAA basketball bracketology and games to watch: No time to lose
It's safe to say that only one team can play its way into the March Madness field on Wednesday, but several could lay their way out.
2020-03-11 10:31:40
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Baseball must act: Cancel spring training games or play without fans
By playing meaningless games, the sport is exposing its fans, many of them seniors and retired, to unnecessary risk of coronavirus exposure
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D.C. United in talks with Bobby Wood, former U.S. national team forward
The Hawaii native, 27, has spent his entire career in Germany.
2020-03-11 10:19:21
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Ivy League cancels basketball tournaments and spring sports amid coronavirus concerns
The Ivy League will allow its member institutions to decide whether teams and athletes who qualified for upcoming postseason tournaments will participate.
2020-03-11 10:13:26
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Max Scherzer defies age the way he battles hitters: Relentlessly
After five dominant seasons, Nationals ace likely will slow down, right? Right?
2020-03-11 10:04:00
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The Big Ten has taken pride in its depth. Now its contenders will battle in the conference tournament.
At least 10 teams from the conference are expected to make the NCAA tournament, but only one can win the title in Indianapolis.
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Jay Huff has Virginia planning to go long in the ACC tournament
The seven-foot center's development is a key factor in the Cavaliers' resurgence over the second half of the season.
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As playoffs approach, Capitals’ lack of execution and consistency remain obstacles
The Capitals are still in first place in the Metropolitan Division. But while they try to look forward to the postseason, it’s hard not to look back.
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