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Former Rev Marshall Leonard joins New York City virus battle as physician

Former New England Revolution defender Marshall Leonard has traded in his soccer uniform for one of an attending physician in a New York City-area hospital.Leonard's newest job -- which will be in a region that has been hit extremely hard by the coronavirus pandemic -- was revealed by his brother on social media.From all of us at the #NERevs, we send our heartfelt thanks to former club alum Marshall Leonard
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Manchester United lead Liverpool Chelsea in Sancho battle

7:45 AM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United are leading the chase for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho but Borussia Dortmund are still anticipating competition from Premier League rivals Liverpool and Chelsea, sources have told ESPN.- Schoenfeld: The rise of Sancho The German side have suggested privately they could lose Sancho this summer but will demand a fee of around €130 million for the 20-year-old, who has scored 14 Bundesliga goals this
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NBA to limit locker room access to battle virus

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the NBA plans to dramatically curb access to players in locker rooms, league sources told ESPN.The league notified teams on Monday that they'll need to eliminate what the NBA considers to be non-essential team personnel -- including media members -- from locker rooms, sources said.The NBA considers coaches, general managers, basketball and public relations staff to be among those who'll have continued access
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Syracuse star Tiana Mangakahia nurtures basketball dream, finds new purpose during breast cancer battle

TIANA MANGAKAHIA JOGS behind her Syracuse teammates as she makes her way out of the locker room and onto the basketball court at the Carrier Dome. She raises her right hand and high-fives the kids leaning against the railing.She glides in on 6-inch snake-print pumps, wearing a white turtleneck and a pair of jeans ripped at her knees. Hoop earrings the size of a fist dangle from her ears. Her
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How Roger Federer’s injury could impact Big Three battle for Grand Slam supremacy

Roger Federer announced on Thursday that, after arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, he would be out of action until grass season. Among other things, that means he will miss the 2020 French Open.Because we never know how much time we're going to get with the legends of a given sport, Federer's injury, though apparently reasonably minor, was disappointing. He had played in only one of the past five French
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The power of love: This cage-fighting couple will battle on same UFC card

RIVER OAKS, Texas -- Montana De La Rosa does the standard after-school parenting drill.Piloting her Ford Explorer with her husband, Mark De La Rosa, seated in the passenger seat and her daughter, Zaylyn Woods, in the back, Montana tries to pry the day's details out of her third-grader.The math test? Pretty good! That English test? Aced it. Then the conversation turns to Zaylyn's next big test."You gonna choke someone out
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Jon Jones and Dominick Reyes go to battle

At UFC 247, Jon Jones was arguably pushed more than ever before in his MMA career. Jones found himself potentially down 30-27 heading into the championship rounds with Dominick Reyes but rallied late to narrowly edge Reyes in the headliner from Houston’s Toyota Center. The judges’ scorecards didn’t necessarily reflect the struggle, with two judges having it 3-2, and one judge scoring it 4-1, all in favor of Jones. Reyes
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Derrick Lewis reveals battle with life-or-death health issue

Derrick Lewis has revealed that he’s been battling with a serious health issue. Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) picked up a win over Ilir Latifi in the main card opener of this past weekend’s UFC 247, but when asked if he’d be ready to step in should something happen in March’s UFC on ESPN 8 main event between Francis Ngannou and Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Lewis said he might not be able to
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Jon Jones edges Dominick Reyes in five-round battle

Jon Jones did it again. The UFC light heavyweight champion successfully defended his title against challenger Dominick Reyes on Saturday at UFC 247, earning an unanimous decision nod by scores of 48-47, 48-47 and 49-46. The gameplan for Reyes (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) was evident from the opening bell. Footwork and pace were key early. Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) was unable to slow down the challenger’s attack. Reyes landed big