Max Scherzer says MLB players are ready to walk away from negotiating table for 2020 season

Max Scherzer says MLB players are ready to walk away from negotiating table for 2020 season

MLB players are ready to walk away from the negotiating table amid contentious talks this week over salaries for a shortened 2020 season. Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer tweeted Wednesday night that the league’s proposal from earlier in the week was far away from what his colleagues were willing to accept. “After discussing the latest developments … Read more

Australia’s Stawell Gift cancelled for first time since WW2

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

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Stawell Gift, Australia’s oldest and richest handicap footrace, has been cancelled for the first time since 1945 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Thursday. The sprint, which has been run in the small Victorian goldrush town every Easter since 1878 except for four years during World War Two, was … Read more

Players won’t negotiate ‘second pay cut’

Players won't negotiate 'second pay cut'

If the players and owners are running out of time to restart the 2020 baseball season by early July, they sure don’t appear to be running out of words. The tense negotiations exploded once more Wednesday night when Nationals veteran pitcher Max Scherzer, a member of the Major League Baseball Players Association’s executive subcommittee, tweeted … Read more

Daniel Jones’ girlfriend, Ella Bonafede, posts birthday tribute

Daniel Jones' girlfriend, Ella Bonafede, posts birthday tribute

Ella Bonafede celebrated boyfriend Daniel Jones’ 23rd birthday on Wednesday with a touching look at their past. The girlfriend of the Giants’ second-year quarterback shared a photo to Instagram of the couple cozying up indoors. “An oldie but goodie, you and the pic,” Bonafede captioned the photo. “Hbd boo.” A fellow Duke University alum, Bonafede … Read more

Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony pushed back to 2021

Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony pushed back to 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has caused another sporting event to be postponed. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony has been pushed back to the spring of 2021, according to an ESPN.com report on Wednesday. When the Class of 2020 — which includes Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and Kobe Bryant — is inducted, it … Read more

NWSL set to restart with tourney in Utah

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

The National Women’s Soccer League is poised to become the first U.S. pro team sports league to resume action amid the coronavirus. The nine-team league announced Wednesday that it will kick off 2020 play with a month-long tournament to be held in Utah, starting on June 27. No fans will be allowed at the games. … Read more

Derek Jeter tension nearly derailed Yankees’ dynasty: Sherman

Derek Jeter tension nearly derailed Yankees' dynasty: Sherman

In a weeklong series, The Post is looking at alternate realities in New York sports. We are examining “what if” scenarios for our teams, reversals of fortune that would have radically changed not only the franchises themselves but dramatically altered their leagues, too. There are two rules: The scenario must be grounded in reality and … Read more

Rain forces postponement of NASCAR Cup Series race

Rain forces postponement of NASCAR Cup Series race

FILE PHOTO: May 24, 2020; Concord, North Carolina, USA; Military flyover approaches the tower at Charlotte Motor Speedway before the start of the Coca Cola 600.. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY NETWORK NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tropical Depression Bertha rained on NASCAR’s parade on Wednesday, forcing the postponement of a Cup Series race at Charlotte … Read more