Coronavirus: World Rugby chief Bill Beaumont says crisis could spark packed calendar reform

LONDON (AFP) – World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont believes that the “spirit of collaboration” the sport has witnessed in response to the coronavirus pandemic will lead to a new international calendar. The former England captain was behind plans for a new two-tier Nations Championship – encompassing Europe’s Six Nations and the southern hemisphere Rugby Championship – that collapsed last year […]

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Virtual NFL Draft set for trial run on Monday

NFL adapting to coronavirus, may play in empty stadiums in September: Report All sports, whether at the professional or college level, are weighing options of how to come back amid coronavirus. FOX Business’ Grady Trimble with more. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below The NFL will hold […]

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Jets, Byfuglien agree to contract termination

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Jets and defenceman Dustin Byfuglien have agreed to a mutual contract termination, bringing an end to a strained relationship between the team and a former face of the franchise. The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association made the announcement Friday. Byfuglien had been with the Jets’ organization since its last season in Atlanta in 2010-11. The […]

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Colorado sports uniforms: The 10 worst all time, as picked by The Post

There have been a whole lot of good and bad uniforms in the history of Colorado sports. We polled The Post’s sports department to select the all-time 10 best and worst. Here are the ones our staff loathed: Denver Broncos’ yellow and brown (1960-61) Description: Mustard yellow and brown with vertical striped socks. Briefly: In their first year as an […]

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Defenceman Andei Markov officially retires

MONTREAL – Longtime Montreal Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov announced his retirement from pro hockey on Thursday. The 41-year-old Markov played 990 regular-season games with the Canadiens between 2000 and 2017 before returning home to Russia to finish his pro career. Markov spent his final three years in the KHL, suiting up for the last time in the 2019-20 season with […]

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Women’s sports likely to bear brunt of coronavirus fallout – The Denver Post

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 to the team’s gender discrimination lawsuit against U.S. Soccer — and the […]

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