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The Winter Olympics are just 14 months away, but getting there may be harder than ever

With the coronavirus surging, every winter sports federation is crossing its fingers and hoping to hold some semblance of a season. 21 minutes ago

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Seattle Sounders back in West final with 1-0 win over FC Dallas

Seattle advanced to the Western Conference final for the fourth time in five seasons, and ended the season for Dallas for the second straight year.

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ACC shuffles schedule, sets up Clemson-Notre Dame rematch

The ACC announced Notre Dame’s game against Wake Forest, which was rescheduled for Dec. 12 after being postponed in late September, will not be played.

US Soccer and Women’s Stars reach deal on working conditions

The United States Soccer Federation and its World Cup champion women’s team said Tuesday that they had resolved the players’ outstanding claims about working conditions, a rare moment of détente — and mutual happiness — in the sides’ long-running legal fight about equal pay.

Women plead guilty in sex sting involving Patriots owner

Lei Wang, 41, and Shen Mingbi, 60, each pleaded guilty in Palm Beach County circuit court to one count of soliciting another to commit prostitution, records show. They were fined $5,000 each and ordered to complete 100 hours of community service.

Seahawks’ DK Metcalf, passed over in the draft by the Eagles, haunts them, again

Metcalf, in his second season, caught 10 passes for 177 yards in Seattle's win and has turned into one of the best receivers in the NFL.

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Royals reach deals with southpaw Mike Minor, outfielder Michael Taylor

Minor, 32, agreed to a two-year contract, while Taylor landed a one-year deal.

Facing concerns over racism, NYC marathon exec steps down

The chief executive officer of the New York Road Runners, the group that organizes the New York City Marathon, is stepping down and new leadership will be sought out amid concerns over racism and other biases in the organization.