Michael Jordan wasn’t able to intimidate Robert Parish

Michael Jordan wasn't able to intimidate Robert Parish

One NBA Hall of Famer didn’t wilt under Michael Jordan’s verbal abuse. Some fans may forget that Robert Parish, of Boston Celtics fame, played one season with Jordan, winning a title with his “Airness” in the 1996 season, his only season with the Chicago Bulls and the final one of his 19-year NBA career. But … Read more

Cash or health? Resumption will show game’s priorities: Millman

Cash or health? Resumption will show game's priorities: Millman

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The timing of professional tennis’s return will reveal whether the tours and federations are more interested in making money or looking after the health of players, Australia’s John Millman said. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 24, 2020. Australia’s John Millman reacts … Read more

NFL expects coronavirus cases to pop up as reopening begins

NFL expects coronavirus cases to pop up as reopening begins

The NFL isn’t expecting to strike out coronavirus. Some facilities around the league, in states where it is permitted by the government, reopened Tuesday for a limited number of employees — who undergo daily temperature screenings. Coaches and most players (exception for injury treatment that began before the March 25 shutdown) are prohibited from returning … Read more

Horse racing: French racing authority expects more disruptions

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world

(Reuters) – France’s horse racing authority has said it expects government measures to be announced in the coming days that will halt racing in COVID-19 “red zones”. Racing returned in France last week for the first time since the shutdown due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, with races at ParisLongchamp taking place without fans. ParisLongchamp, … Read more

Why Noah Syndergaard’s Mets future is so murky

Why Noah Syndergaard's Mets future is so murky

Part 24 in a series analyzing the New York Mets Noah Syndergaard’s push toward a nine-figure contract was supposed to begin this season. The Mets right-hander didn’t pitch at a particularly high level in 2019, but also had two full seasons until free agency as spring training began this year. That would leave plenty of … Read more