New England Patriots team plane transporting 1.7 million masks for coronavirus relief

A call for help from Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker prompted an unorthodox mission from the New England Patriots, who sent their team jet to China this week in order to retrieve 1.7 million N95 medical masks, the NFL side said on Thursday.

Health secretary tells Premier League players to take pay cuts

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told Premier League footballs to take a look at the NHS staff members who have sacrificed their lives in order to fight the coronavirus pandemic, and called on them to “play their part” and take a pay cut to look after others who are less fortunate. Speaking at Downing Street’s daily coronavirus briefing, Hancock s

'There may be no more tennis this year', says Wimbledon chief Lewis

Tennis may not return until 2021 after the coronavirus pandemic caused the cancellation of the entire grasscourt season and most of the claycourt campaign, All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) chief executive Richard Lewis said on Thursday.

Chelsea team up with domestic abuse charity to help during coronavirus pandemic

To support Refuge, Chelsea women’s manager Emma Hayes, with players from the women’s and men’s team, have taken part in a digital campaign and the Blues will match all donations received in the next six weeks

Tim Tebow wows with intense at-home workout after coronavirus pandemic delays baseball's start

New York Mets minor league outfield Tim Tebow took to Instagram Wednesday to show fans just how he’s staying in shape as the season remains on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Player for MLS club Philadelphia Union tests positive for coronavirus, team says

The coronavirus has made its way over to Major League Soccer.

MLB cancels London Series in June: 'We are facing an unprecedented situation'

Major League Baseball announced Wednesday that the London Series scheduled for June 13-14 between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals would be canceled in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Masahiro Tanaka leaves US for Japan over coronavirus ‘danger’

Masahiro Tanaka recently returned to Japan with his family, in fear of contracting the coronavirus. Having been in Florida following the suspension of the baseball season, the Yankees starting pitc…

Tony Ferguson says UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov should be 'stripped of his title'

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is off the UFC 249 card due to being quarantined in Russia because of the coronavirus pandemic. But his would-be challenger Tony Ferguson wasn’t having any of it.

World Games postponed to 2022 to avoid Tokyo Olympics clash

The 2021 World Games have been pushed back by a year to avoid clashing with the Tokyo Olympics which were rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic, World Games organisers said on Thursday.

British sports bodies fear financial ruin because of coronavirus pandemic

Some British sporting bodies, including those sending athletes to next year’s Olympics, fear they could go under because of the coronavirus pandemic

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith attacks his own ‘burner account’

Stephen A. Smith attacking his own burner account is the coronavirus distraction we all need right now. The loquacious ESPN personality has a notorious “burner account” on Twitter with …

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