#GameOfTwoHalves Podcast: World and local sport in meltdown, Singapore cycling's Tour de France dream

#GameOfTwoHalves Ep 75: World and local sport in meltdown, Singapore cycling’s Tour de France dream 13:08 min Synopsis: #GameOfTwoHalves is The Straits Times’ weekly sports podcast that is out every Tuesday. Money FM’s Bernard Lim calls up ST sports correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz and sports reporter Nicole Chia. Major sports leagues such as the NBA and English Premier League suspended […]

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NFL: Tom Brady says goodbye to New England Patriots

(REUTERS) – National Football League (NFL) superstar Tom Brady broke up with the New England Patriots in an early morning Instagram post on Tuesday. Brady, an unrestricted free agent for the first time, posted a farewell message to New England on Tuesday but did not identify his destination in a series of messages via Instagram at 5.45am ET. The public […]

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Tom Brady free agency options led by 2 NFL teams after Patriots exit

Tom Brady leaving the Patriots NFL quarterback Tom Brady has announced that he is leaving the New England Patriots. Two NFL teams have emerged as frontrunners to acquire superstar quarterback Tom Brady following his announcement Tuesday that he would not return to the New England Patriots for the 2020 season. Continue Reading Below The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Los […]

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Coronavirus forces MLB to delay 2020 season further

How is MLB handling coronavirus? MLB is looking into ways to avoid canceling games and avoid playing in empty stadiums. FOX Business’ Grady Trimble with more. Major League Baseball said Monday it will delay the start of the 2020 season further than initially anticipated in order to comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation regarding the coronavirus […]

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NFL legal tampering window, explained

Sports shutdown has leagues participating in virus containment: Fmr. Marlins president Fmr. Miami Marlins President David Samson discusses how sports leagues are getting involved and becoming more aware of coronavirus containment efforts since the shutdown and how it will impact workers and surrounding businesses. The NFL’s “legal tampering” window, a key precursor to free agency, is expected to begin as […]

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Coronavirus: Horse racing in England and Wales set to be run behind closed doors

LONDON (GUARDIAN) – British racing is likely to go behind closed doors from later this week, initially until the end of March but potentially for much longer, following a recommendation of the industry’s Covid-19 working party, which will be considered on Monday (March 17) by racing’s senior executives. Possible changes to the fixture list will also be considered, while a […]

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Updates on Sports Canceled by Coronavirus

Tiger Woods, in one of the most memorable sporting events of 2019, came from behind to win the tournament last year. It was Woods’s 15th major championship. Woods has been sidelined in recent weeks resting his surgically repaired back. After initially announcing that the Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., another of its important events, would proceed without fans, […]

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N.C.A.A. Basketball Tournaments Canceled Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

In Indianapolis, where the Big Ten opened its men’s tournament on Wednesday, Brandon Johns Jr., a sophomore at Michigan, led the Wolverines into a largely empty Bankers Life Fieldhouse and jokingly acknowledged the crowd that was not there. Moments later, the players from Michigan and its opponent, Rutgers, were ushered off the floor, their game and the rest of the […]

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An Important Year for Women's Sports, Paused By Coronavirus

Attendees and millions watching on TV and online listened to Ionescu say that if Kobe saw her as the present of the game, he saw Gianna, also known as Gigi, as the future. “I wanted to be a part of the generation that changed basketball for Gigi and her teammates,” Ionescu said through tears. “Where being born female didn’t mean […]

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From Rocky Season to No Season, Inside the N.B.A.’s Decision to Freeze

Cuban's hope that the season could avoid a complete derailment most likely stemmed from a Wednesday afternoon conference call conducted by the N.B.A. with owners and high-ranking representatives from each of the league’s 30 teams. They debated how to keep the season going while managing public health concerns. Although some teams had been privately fearful that suspending the season was […]

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