Category Archives: Sports

Ronaldo Reportedly Returning to Italy to Finish Confinement

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo appears to be heading back to Italy after testing positive for the coronavirus in Portugal. Portuguese and Italian media said the Juventus forward was traveling on an “ambulance plane” from Lisbon to Turin to finish his isolation period. The Portuguese daily Record showed images of the plane it said…

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Joe Morgan, Driving Force of Big Red Machine, Dies at 77

CINCINNATI (AP) — At 5-foot-7, he was the smallest cog in the Big Red Machine. And to his star-powered teammates, Joe Morgan was a driving force, too. Morgan, the Hall of Fame second baseman who became the sparkplug of dominant Cincinnati teams in the mid-1970s and the prototype for baseball’s artificial turf era, has died. He was…

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Finals notebook: Around the world, fans are watching

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Erik Spoelstra makes no effort to hide his excitement or appreciation when journalists from the Philippines join virtual news conferences to ask him questions during the NBA Finals. In his mother’s homeland, they are most definitely watching the playoffs. Out of all the measured international markets, the…

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NFL Kicks Off Super Bowl LV Community Greening Program With Sand Dune Creation and Planting at Picnic Island

TAMPA, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Each year, a symbolic Super Bowl “Golden Shovel” is passed from one Super Bowl host community to the next. The National Football League, Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV Host Committee, Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, Tampa Bay Parks and Recreation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFL partner Verizon and Force Blue special operations…

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