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Podcast: Mark Stoops talks coronavirus and his Kentucky football team

In his first comments since the remainder of spring football practice was canceled by the coronavirus pandemic, Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops held a video conference with the media last Friday. … Click to Continue »

SEC links: Could college football season be moved up to July?

Here are some SEC links for Monday: Could college football be moved up to summer? Michael Smith of the Sports Business Journal reports, “Amid a growing concern that the college … Click to Continue »

UK’s new receivers coach has spent little time on campus, but he likes what he’s seen

Had University of Kentucky wide receivers coach Jovon Bouknight waited a week longer to join the program, he likely would have had to meet his new players over a computer … Click to Continue »

Virus forces cancellation of Boxing HOF induction ceremony

The International Boxing Hall of Fame has canceled its Hall of Fame weekend in June because of the coronavirus pandemic. Executive director Ed Brophy said Sunday that this year’s class … Click to Continue »

2 Cubs employees test positive for COVID-19 virus

Two Chicago Cubs employees who attended an annual training session at Wrigley Field on March 8 have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. One was hospitalized and the other was … Click to Continue »

Visa extends athlete sponsorship to 2021 after Olympic delay

Visa has told its global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls their sponsorships will be extended into 2021 after the Tokyo Games were postponed, providing some financial certainty amid the … Click to Continue »

Texas A&M’s Carter declares for WNBA draft

Texas A&M guard Chennedy Carter says she will forego her final year of eligibility and declare for the WNBA draft. Carter averaged 21.3 points this past season for the Aggies … Click to Continue »

See how this week in sports would have unfolded in a world without the coronavirus

Monday marks the beginning of the third full week in a sports-free world because of the coronavirus pandemic, and basketball fans will likely feel especially acute pangs of loss this … Click to Continue »

Deadline extended indefinitely for Triple Crown nominations

The final deadline to nominate horses for the Triple Crown series is being extended indefinitely because of the coronavirus. It was scheduled to be Monday. The extension was agreed upon … Click to Continue »

Former Washington football coach Jim Lambright dies at 77

Former Washington football coach Jim Lambright has died at age 77, the school announced on Sunday. Lambright spent nearly four decades associated with the Washington program as a player, assistant … Click to Continue »

Timmy Hill won NASCAR’s second iRacing weekend. Here’s what we learned.

The names that dominated the leaderboard during Sunday’s second eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race were ones casual fans probably wouldn’t recognize. Rather than names like Kyle Busch, Ryan Blaney … Click to Continue »

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