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Want to know the latest in today's sports news? Below, we share breaking sports news articles and updates.

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WIAA Executive Board continuing to work on revisions and guidelines for the 2020-21 athletic year

RENTON — The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Executive Board continued planning and act...

Updated 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
Cagliari hires Di Francesco to replace Zenga as coach

CAGLIARI, Sardinia (AP) — Cagliari hired Eusebio Di Francesco as its new coach Monday after parting ways with Walter Zenga.

Updated 4 hours, 30 minutes ago
Caris LeVert's 34 lead Nets past Wizards, 118-110

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 14 of his 34 points in the final seven minutes to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Washington Wizards 118-110 on Sunday and move closer to a playoff berth.

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7-inning doubleheaders debut in MLB, Reds sweep Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Trevor Bauer made short work of the Detroit Tigers, capping Major League Baseball's first seven-inning doubleheader with a shutout.

Updated 4 hours, 30 minutes ago
Charges dismissed against Tennessee lineman Darel Middleton

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee defensive lineman Darel Middleton no longer faces charges of domestic assault and public intoxication for an incident with his girlfriend in February.

Updated 4 hours, 30 minutes ago
Leading Off: Phillies end layoff, visit Judge, Cole, Yankees

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Westbrook scores 31 as Rockets get 120-116 win over Bucks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets used strong defense down the stretch for a 120-116 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.

Updated 4 hours, 30 minutes ago
Spurgeon scores 2, Stalock gets shutout as Wild top Canucks

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jared Spurgeon scored twice and Alex Stalock stopped 28 shots to get his his first career postseason win, leading the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of t...

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Big Ten Freshman of Year Cockburn returning to Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Big Ten Freshman of the Year Kofi Cockburn is returning to Illinois for his sophomore season.

Updated 4 hours, 30 minutes ago
Brewers' Pat Murphy 'resting comfortably' after heart attack

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy suffered a heart attack during a Saturday team workout at Miller Park, but team officials said he was resting comfortably and should be out of the hospita...

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Analysis: Early returns say so far, so good for NBA bubble

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — So far, so good.

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Indians' Francona misses game for gastrointestinal condition

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona left the team before its game at Minnesota on Sunday due to what the Indians said was a minor gastrointestinal condition not related to COVID-19.

Updated 4 hours, 30 minutes ago
Reports: Text to Pac-12 players encourages possible opt-out

A text message circulating among Pac-12 football players is encouraging them to opt-out of practices and games until they can negotiate protections and benefits related to health and safety, economic rights and t...

Updated 4 hours, 30 minutes ago
The Latest: Lions put Allison on the reserve/opt-out list

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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Injured Jets in biggest trouble of NHL teams down 1-0

Trouble keeps following Winnipeg Jets, from one of their best players not reporting to training camp to a bevy of injuries throughout the regular season.