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Spanish soccer still arguing despite pandemic

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MADRID (AP) — Not even the coronavirus pandemic has softened the power struggle between soccer organisations in Spain.
The outbreak has actually strained relationships between the Spanish soccer federation, the Spanish league and the Spanish players' union even more.
They have been at odds over a variety of subjects ... (full story)


AP Was There: Jack Nicklaus charges to 6th green jacket

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Jack Nicklaus was down, playing poorly, and his pride was hurt.
The unwelcome, hurting question kept coming: "When are you going to retire?"
But it was a newspaper article which really enraged golf's Golden Bear.
"It said I was dead, washed up, through, with no chance whatsoever. I was sizzling. I kept ... (full story)


Column: Get ready for the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo

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One by one, some of the world's grandest sporting events have fallen or faded away to a later spot on the calendar.
March Madness. The Masters. Baseball's opening day.
Recently, at least four more huge spectacles were taken down by the coronavirus: the French Open tennis tournament and Kentucky Derby horse race were both pos ... (full story)


Off the beaten track

We’re all certainly getting stressed as of late, and going outdoors to blow off some of that pent up anxiety and energy is a great way to cope. Problem is for those of us who are either working from home or temporarily furloughed - which is a large majority of us - we all seem to be doing our outdooring at the same time&hellip ... (full story)


For all the changes, NFL draft kind of looked, well, normal

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For all the uniqueness of this NFL draft, including the angst over a potential communications fiasco, things looked and sounded pretty normal Thursday night.
Quarterbacks were in demand. Ohio State(the top three picks played there) and the Southeastern Conference (a record 15 picks) dominated. The Patriots traded out of the firs ... (full story)