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Citing virus, Correa asks wife to stay out of salons

HOUSTON -- Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa is so serious about not contracting the coronavirus that he has asked his wife, Daniella, to stay out of beauty salons until the season is over."When I talk to my wife she...

Man City sub-par in surprising Southampton defeat as strikers fail to find target

Manchester City's poor Premier League campaign saw another bump in the road on Sunday evening as they were beaten 1-0 by Southampton.Che Adams' long range strike in the 16th minute won the game for the Saints, with City forced...

Yelich knows he had fortunate timing on new deal

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich acknowledges he benefited from fortunate timing in his contract negotiations.The Brewers held a March 6 news conference to announce that the 2018 NL MVP had agreed to a nine-year, $215 million contract....

Southampton v Man City – rate the players out of 10

helpHow to playRate players out of 10 throughout or after the game. The rater will close 30 minutes after the final whistle.Rating range key1 = Give it up10 = Pure perfection

Call of Duty League announces playoffs will be contested online

Robert Paul/Activision BlizzardThe Call of Duty League has officially announced that the 2020 season playoffs and Championship Weekend will be played online. In light of continued COVID-19 health risks, the CDL postseason will be held online. The League and teams...

Indians manager Francona favors name change

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland manager Terry Francona won't sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Indians need to change their contentious nickname."I think it's time to move forward," Francona said Sunday.Francona's comments came two days after the Indians,...

Indians bench coach Mills opts out for family

Cleveland Indians bench coach Brad Mills has opted out of the 2020 season, manager Terry Francona said Sunday.Francona told reporters that Mills left the team Saturday to return to his family in Texas.Mills' 18-month-old grandson, Beau, drowned in a...

White Sox, Nats each have 2 players test positive

The Chicago White Sox say two players have tested positive for the coronavirus and are in isolation.The team said Sunday that the two unidentified players are asymptomatic and that contact tracing for both was conducted. They are being monitored...

Olney: Frank Robinson’s name belongs on baseball’s MVP trophy

Frank Robinson made his major league debut five years after Willie Mays' first season, two years after Henry Aaron broke in, one year after Roberto Clemente joined the Pittsburgh Pirates, and there wasn't a lot of leftover stage among...