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Second base umpire Kim Jun-hee wearing a mask and gloves as a precaution against the new coronavirus calls during a baseball game between Hanwha Eagles and SK Wyverns in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, May 5, 2020. With umpires fitted with masks and cheerleaders dancing beneath vast rows of empty seats, a new baseball season got underway in South Korea following a weeks-long delay because of the coronavirus pandemic.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 08, 2020 - 5:48 pm
Finally, some signs of hope. It’s only a glimmer. Let’s not pop the champagne just yet. But there’s baseball in South Korea and Taiwan. NASCAR is getting ready to crank up its engines, and German soccer is revving to go, too. The PGA Tour and IndyCar racing are planning to resume next month, and...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Tiger Woods, left, and Phil Mickelson share a laugh on the 11th tee box while playing a practice round for the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The next match involving Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson involves a $10 million donation for COVID-19 relief efforts, along with plenty of bragging rights in a star-powered foursome May 24 at Medalist Golf Club. Turner Sports announced more details Thursday, May 7, 2020, for “The Match: Champions for Charity,” a televised match between Woods and Peyton Manning against Mickelson and Tom Brady. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
May 07, 2020 - 4:31 pm
HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) — The next match involving Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson involves a $10 million donation for COVID-19 relief efforts, along with plenty of bragging rights in a star-powered foursome May 24 at Medalist Golf Club. Turner Sports announced more details Thursday for “The Match:...
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Rob Bradford
May 07, 2020 - 2:49 pm
The former Colts and Broncos quarterback went on the offensive in trash-talking his former rival on the football field leading up to their May 24 golf outing, also featuring Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
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FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photo, Harris English hits out of a bunker onto the 14th green during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. Before the PGA Tour season was halted by the coronavirus, English worked his way up to No. 24 in the FedEx Cup. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
May 05, 2020 - 5:17 pm
The sure solution to just about any problem in golf always is to play better. Harris English wondered if that would be enough. If going six years without a win wasn't difficult enough, English failed to keep his full card after seven seasons on the PGA Tour. He had conditional status at No. 149 in...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Brendon Todd watches his shot after hitting from a bunker onto the ninth green during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. Todd says he is willing to take risks from the new coronavirus when the PGA Tour resumes its season. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
May 05, 2020 - 2:52 pm
Brendon Todd sees risks involved in the PGA Tour resuming its schedule next month, and he's willing to take them. Todd, who won back-to-back weeks during the fall portion of the season, said the tour has begun to outline plans for the return June 11-14 at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas. He said...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, Dustin Johnson left, and Rory McIlroy shake hands on 16th green at the end of a fourball match on the opening day of the 42nd Ryder Cup in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France. Johnson and McIlroy headline a $3 million charity match for COVID-19 relief that will mark the first live golf on television since the pandemic shut down sports worldwide. The May 17 match will be played at Seminole Golf Club in South Florida. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
May 04, 2020 - 2:01 pm
Live golf returns to television in just under two weeks with a $3 million charity skins match for COVID-19 relief that includes Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and the broadcast debut of fabled Seminole Golf Club. McIlroy and Johnson, both major champions who have reached No. 1 in the world, will face...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2013, file photo, Australia's Adam Scott addresses the media ahead of the Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney. In a phone-a-friend moment during the coronavirus pandemic, Adam Scott reached out to a fellow golfer who'd been waiting for his call. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
April 30, 2020 - 9:32 pm
MALENY, Australia (AP) — Adam Scott's “Nine holes with a mate” was authentic, if nothing else. With the PGA Tour suspended and sports generally shuttered globally because of the coronavirus pandemic, Scott is back in Australia and looking for ways to keep golf fans engaged. The 2013 Masters...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photo, Harris English watches after hitting from the first fairway during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. The PGA Tour said players exempt for this season will keep the same status for the 2020-21 season that is scheduled to start in September unless they earn a higher ranking after this shortened season. That could help someone like English, who started the season with conditional status from finishing between Nos. 126 and 150 the previous season. He has posted five top 10s and is No. 24 in the FedEx Cup, making his a lock to have a full card for next season. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
April 30, 2020 - 7:28 pm
A shorter season brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic means no one will lose a PGA Tour card this year and the Korn Ferry Tour players will have to wait a year before fully joining the big leagues. A memo sent to players Thursday to outline the changes was another step in the tour trying to figure...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2015, file photo , LPGA commissioner Mike Whan speaks during a press conference at The Players Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The LPGA Tour is pushing back the restart of its season at least another month. The target now is a tournament in Michigan on July 15-18, and that depends on whether it's safe to return. Even three months away, LPGA commissioner Whan took note that next on the LPGA schedule were events in Michigan, Ohio and New Jersey, and said there would need to be improvement in the coronavirus situation for those tournaments to be played. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
April 29, 2020 - 5:10 pm
The LPGA Tour bought itself an extra month to make sure it's safe to resume playing, releasing a new schedule that could end with two of its biggest events and finish five days before Christmas. The LPGA hopes to restart on July 15-18 at a team event in Michigan and play every week except for the...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2020, file photo, Jason Hackedorn looks into Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians baseball team, in Cleveland. With the distinct possibility of pro sports resuming in empty venues, a recent poll suggests a majority of U.S. fans wouldn't feel safe attending games anyway without a coronavirus vaccine.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
April 29, 2020 - 3:24 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Serena and Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova are scheduled to compete in a video game tennis tournament for charity called the “Stay at Home Slam.” The IMG agency says Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori are also among...
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