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Atlanta Braves' Marcell Ozuna bats during baseball team practice at Truist Park on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Atlanta Braves give no indication of considering name changeWith teams in two pro sports taking a second look at names deemed offensive to Native Americans, the Atlanta Braves are giving no indication they are willing to consider a similar change
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2020 file photo Jimmie Johnson climbs intp his car before the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. NASCAR seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson will test an Indy car next week on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He’s long said he is open to racing in the series but did not want to compete on ovals out of safety concerns. On Friday, July 3, 2020, he indicated recent safety improvements have softened his stance and the Indianapolis 500 is not entirely out of the picture.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
Knocked out of Brickyard, Johnson copes at home with virusJimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid coronavirus
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Serpentine ridden by jockey Emmet McNamara wins the Investec Derby at Epsom Racecourse, in Epsom, England, Saturday, July 4, 2020. (Edward Whitaker/PA via AP)
On the emptiest of Derby days, a surreal 25-1 Epsom winnerThe first English Derby to take place without spectators has taken a surreal turn as 25-1 shot Serpentine went out effectively as a pacemaker and was never caught for a stunning six-length victory at an empty Epsom Downs
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Denny Hamlin smiles after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirusNASCAR’s extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Atlanta Braves' manager Brian Snitker watches during team baseball practice at Truist Park on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Another Team Mulls a Name ChangeThe Cinders? The Castles? The Spiders? Whatever they choose, the Cleveland Indians organization said Friday it might just get a new team name, the New York Post reports. In light of "the recent social unrest in our community," the team tweeted , "committed to engaging our community and appropriate stakeholders to...
Newser2 hours ago
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