NFL: Lions become fourth team to opt out of voluntary workouts over COVID-19 concerns
(Reuters) - The Detroit Lions became the fourth National Football League team to opt out of in-person voluntary workouts, citing concerns over COVID-19, as a rift emerged between the league and its players' union over off-season protocols.
Soccer: U.S. women's league opens investigation into racism allegation
(Reuters) - The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) said on Tuesday it had opened an investigation under its anti-discrimination policy after Chicago Red Stars defender Sarah Gorden said she and her boyfriend were racially profiled by a Houston security guard.
Olympics: Russia unveils flagless uniforms for Tokyo Games
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian competitors at this year's Tokyo Olympics will be wearing blue, red and white uniforms, but their country's tricolour flag will not appear because of doping sanctions.
Bucs re-sign DT Steve McLendon to one-year deal
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed nose tackle Steve McLendon to a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.
Olympics-Russia unveils flagless uniforms for Tokyo Games
MOSCOW, April 14 (Reuters) - Russian competitors at this year's Tokyo Olympics will be wearing blue, red and white uniforms, but their country's tricolor flag will not appear because of doping sanctions.
Brewers OF Lorenzo Cain lands on IL with strained quad
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain was placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left quad.
Browns sign former top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney
Three-time Pro Bowl pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney signed a contract with the Cleveland Browns, the team announced Wednesday.
Atlantic League to move mound back for MLB experiment
The pitching rubber will be bounced back a bit this summer in an experiment at the minor league level that will be implemented in conjunction with Major League Baseball.
Louisville G David Johnson declares for NBA draft
Louisville guard David Johnson declared for the 2021 NBA Draft on Wednesday.
Conor McGregor-Dustin Poirier official, capacity crowd expected
UFC 264 will feature a Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier main event and another rarity in sports: a capacity crowd.
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