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    Members of the Miami Marlins celebrate a 5-2 win Friday against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Marlins' home opener Monday against the Baltimore Orioles has been postponed. Chris Szagola/AP hide caption

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    U.S. wrestler Frank Molinaro (red) battles Italy's Frank Chamizo Marquez in the 65-kg (143 pound) bronze medal bout at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero. Molinaro, who lost to Marquez, recently retired from the sport when the 2020 Olympics were postponed for a year because of the coronavirus outbreak. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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    Forces Beyond Their Control Dash Dreams Of U.S. Olympic Athletes — Then And Now

    The Tokyo Games was postponed until July, 2021 due to COVID-19, forcing thousands of athletes to re-order their training schedules. Those athletes share a bond with U.S. Olympians 40 years ago.

    Forces Beyond Their Control Dash Dreams Of U.S. Olympic Athletes — Then And Now

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    The defending World Series champion Washington Nationals will take on the New York Yankees Thursday in the first game of a delayed and shortened regular season on Thursday at Nationals Park. Scott Taetsch/Getty Images hide caption

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    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases wore a Washington Nationals face mask before testifying at a congressional hearing on June 30. The team announced he will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at their season opener on Thursday. Kevin Dietsch/AP hide caption

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    Patrick Mahomes (15) of the Kansas City Chiefs, shown here during a game in February, is one of the players speaking out on Twitter about the NFL's safety protocols. Focus On Sport/Getty Images hide caption

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    Rubén Tejada of the Toronto Blue Jays is pictured at an intrasquad game at Rogers Centre earlier this month in Toronto. The team received permission for preseason training at the stadium but the Canadian government will not allow regular season games in Canada. Mark Blinch/Getty Images hide caption

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    After a Washington Post story reporting multiple instances of sexual harassment against female employees, the Washington NFL team's owner Dan Snyder said the alleged behavior had "no place in our franchise or society," and hired independent investigators to look at the allegations. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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    The extent to which college sports will return this year is an open question. "If there is to be college sports in the fall, we need to get a much better handle on the pandemic," warns the NCAA's president. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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    Members of the Montreal Impact, wearing masks, take the field for their match against Toronto FC as part of the MLS Is Back Tournament Thursday in Reunion, Fla. Michael Reaves/Getty Images hide caption

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    Pro Sports Are Returning. Their COVID-19 Testing Is Top Notch, But Is It Ethical?

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    Dozens of fans turned out to watch the Red Sox amateur baseball team tangle with the Yankees at Regions Field in Birmingham, Ala. The teams are part of an over-35 league showcasing their skills at a ballpark normally used by the Birmingham Barons minor league baseball team. Russell Lewis/NPR hide caption

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    Baseball-Starved Fans Turn Out To Watch Middle-Aged Men Play

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    Kelly Loeffler (left), with Mary Brock, cheers the Atlanta Dream on courtside during a 2011 game. Now a senator, Loeffler faces a political challenge over her stake in the WNBA franchise in a tough election race. David Tulis/AP hide caption

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    The Washington Redskins' logo is seen before a game in 2019 in Landover, Md. The Redskins have announced the team will be dropping its moniker, which is widely considered a slur against Native Americans. Patrick McDermott/Getty Images hide caption

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    Fans sit in the stands before the start of a game between the New York Giants and Washington Redskins at FedEx Field in 2019 in Landover, Md. The Redskins, and other teams, are reviewing their names. Patrick McDermott/Getty Images hide caption

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    The Racial Justice Reckoning Over Sports Team Names Is Spreading

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    Members of the San Diego Padres meet in the infield during baseball training last week at Petco Park in San Diego. Major League Baseball is taking steps to start the 2020 season amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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    Tiger Woods tees off at the 2018 Ryder Cup in France. The biennial tournament, previously scheduled for this year, has been postponed to 2021. Tom Jenkins/Getty Images hide caption

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    Seattle Mariners players are gearing up for the start of a shortened regular season. At their home ballpark, summer training is underway this week with strict coronavirus restrictions. Tom Goldman/NPR hide caption

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    Baseball Summer Camp - Sharpening Skills While Fending Off The Coronavirus

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    The WNBA announced it launched a Social Justice Council with a mission of raising awareness on issues concerning race, voting rights and LGBTQ+ advocacy. Icon Sportswire via Getty Images hide caption

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    NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace stands during the national anthem before a NASCAR auto race Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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    "I dug my fingers there and here and stretched my arms like ropes. I threw my body through the air and caught myself in all the ways I'd imagined, a bright path of thinking." Yao Xiao/Make Me a World hide caption

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    This Book Teaches Kids 'How To Solve A Problem' Like A Rock Climber Would

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    Pictured from left to right: catcher O'Neal Pullen, pitcher Ajay Johnson, shortstop Biz Mackey and manager Lonnie Goodwin Negro Leagues Baseball Museum/Courtesy of Bill Staples, Jr. hide caption

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    Opinion: Outplaying Segregation, Negro National League Hits 100-Year Milestone

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