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Giants return, so do some players, but Padres…

As Major League Baseball cautiously tiptoes closer toward beginning its delayed 2020 season, several teams welcomed back players who might have been exposed to the coronavirus and the San Francisco Giants resumed workouts Wednesday after finally receiving the results of COVID-19 tests administered over the weekend

Yanks' Cole learns safety-protocol lesson in 1st…

New York ace Gerrit Cole learned the hard way about one of baseball’s new coronavirus safety protocols during an intrasquad game at Yankee Stadium

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Presentation of the new Skoda OCTAVIA RS

ŠKODA is continuing the tradition of its performance RS models in the fourth-generation OCTAVIA too. This iteration, however, is the first in which the Czech car manufacturer is offering three different drive systems: in addition to the OCTAVIA RS versions with either a petrol or a diesel engine, the OCTAVIA RS iV – the brand’s first RS plug-in hybrid – is now being launched. Both the 2.0 TSI OCTAVIA RS and the OCTAVIA RS iV have an output of 180 kW (245 PS). The 2.0 TDI produces 147 kW (200 PS) and is the only model in the RS range to be available with all-wheel drive on request. All three variants feature sporty bodywork detailing including RS-typical black touches. The interior, with its traditional and dynamic design, is also predominantly black.

MLS to resume season minus 1 team amid growing…

A number of positive coronavirus tests and some postponed games mark the opening of the MLS is Back tournament starting Wednesday in Florida

AP Source: Ivy League calls off fall sports due…

A person with knowledge of the decision says the Ivy League will not play sports this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic

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A's lefty Diekman questions whether there will be…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jake Diekman questions whether Major League Baseball will be able to pull off a season given all the issues with testing around the league

110 Years of Alfa Romeo Tour - Speed

To commemorate a milestone that very few automakers can match, Alfa Romeo today celebrates its 110th anniversary, reopening the doors to its historic museum in Arese, Italy, while following all current health and safety guidelines. The brand invites fans from around the world to see new sections of the museum, enjoy exclusive video content and join the celebration festivities online.

More positive tests, canceled workouts add to MLB…

As baseball nears the two-week countdown to the start of its delayed season, the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep more players off the field

Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs during…

Stanford is dropping 11 sports amid financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic

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Mahomes' big bet on football pays off with $503…

Six years after spurning a possible $1 million payday to play baseball so he could pursue his passion for football, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes struck gold with a record-breaking 10-year contract worth as much as $503 million