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Hit or error? MLB official scorers work remotely thru virus

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MIAMI (AP) — As an official scorer for Major League Baseball, Ron Jernick has worked at the World Series, the All-Star Game and the World Baseball Classic.
This season he'll work at home.
Baseball is back, but because of the coronavirus, official scorers will rule remotely on hits and errors and other plays.
Perha ... (full story)


Column: Players shouldn't get too comfortable with no fans

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DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods made his 19th trip to Muirfield Village as a pro and it was unlike anything he remembered.
"I hadn't taken these lines," he said.
That typically refers to shots off the tee. He was talking about the direction he was walking.
There was no need to go from the range to the sid ... (full story)


Shin splints explained

If there’s one malady that most athletes have all shared at one time or another, it’s got to be shin splints. Heck, I had them as a high school pole vaulter. I had them as a 5K and 10K runner. I had them in as a marathon runner. And I had them as a long distance hiker/backpacker.
Yup, shin splints seem to be one of ... (full story)


Browns' Garrett vows to not let 'one moment' define him

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett knows his shocking, helmet-swinging assault on Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph last season will always follow him. It's part of his legacy, unwanted or not.
He said he won't let it define him.
"My life is bigger than one moment," Garrett said recently.
Speaking to reporte ... (full story)


NHL's older coaches debate wearing masks, taking precautions

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After two days behind a mask and off his skates, Rick Bowness returned to his natural habitat on the ice with air inside the rink blowing against his face.
"You get out there and you miss it," the Dallas Stars coach said. "You realize how much you enjoy being out there."
The NHL's oldest head coach still ... (full story)