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Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. The coronavirus outbreak prompted the Ivy League college athletic conference on Tuesday to cancel its men's and women's U.S. basketball tournaments, the winners of which would have received automatic bids to the "March Madness" tournament, set to begin later this month. Danny Jansen smacked a grand slam and Riley Adams hit a three-run homer as a Toronto Blue Jays' split squad rolled to an 8-3 victory over the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Monday at Dunedin, Fla. Left-hander Blake Snell started for Tampa Bay, and the 2018 American League Cy Young Award winner retired just one batter and walked four to force in Toronto's first run.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Factbox: Sports events hit by the coronavirus epidemic The following is a list of international sports events hit by the outbreak of the new coronavirus: ATHLETICS MLB notebook: Ex-Astro Giles would return World Series ring Relief pitcher Ken Giles is prepared to return his World Series ring from the 2017 season with the Astros, saying he wasn't aware of the sign-stealing plot while with Houston. "It crushed me to learn about the stuff that went on when I was there," Giles, now a member of the Toronto Blue Jays, told the Toronto Sun. "I had no idea.

Weekend Sports in Brief

Monday, July 29th, 2019

All-Star pitcher Marcus Stroman was acquired by his hometown Mets from the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday for a pair of minor league prospects, a trade that makes it likely New York will deal away one of its current starters by Wednesday's deadline. A 28-year-old right-hander who made his first All-Star team this season, Stroman is 6-11 in 21 starts despite a 2.96 ERA that is fifth-best in the American League. Toronto received two of New York's top pitching prospects in 24-year-old left-hander Anthony Kay and 18-year-old righty Simeon Woods Richardson.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

Muhammad sets 400m hurdles world record, Lyles wins 200m Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad smashed one of athletics' oldest world records when she stormed to the women's 400 meters hurdles title in 52.20 seconds at the United States championships in Iowa on Sunday. The blistering run shaved more than a tenth of a second from the previous mark of 52.34 seconds set by Russian Yuliya Pechonkina in 2003. MLB roundup: Angels walk off, Pujols hits HR No.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. In Augusta, all roads lead to somebody's home Augusta National, with its climate-defying azalea blooms and meticulous greens, offers plenty of attraction for visitors eager to catch a glimpse of the world's greatest golfers at The Masters. For local residents whose daily commute can often triple in length during the tournament, it offers plenty of reason to leave.

Remembering the times Aretha Franklin blessed the sports world with her talent

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died at her Detroit home at age 76. She may be best remembered for her vocal virtuosity and her chart-topping hits like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” but she gave some extremely memorable performances at sporting