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Liverpool deserve Premier League title if season cancelled

[ad_1] Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan says it would only be "fair" for rivals Liverpool to be awarded the Premier League trophy if the season cannot be completed due to the coronavirus outbreak.• Euro 2020: Postponed for a year• Champions League: Suspended indefinitely• Premier League: Suspended until April 30• La Liga: Suspended indefinitely• Bundesliga, Ligue 1: Suspended indefinitely• Serie A: Suspended until April 3• Copa America: Postponed until 2021• MLS:
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Official from NEC title game tests positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] An official who worked the Northeast Conference men's basketball championship game between Robert Morris and St. Francis (Pa.) on March 10 has tested positive for the coronavirus, the league announced Tuesday.The NEC said in a statement that it has notified both universities as well as tournament staffers for the game, which took place at the UPMC Events Center on the campus of Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pennsylvania.The
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Iowa wrestling is back, even without an NCAA title

[ad_1] Last Thursday, Iowa wrestlers were in the middle of practice when they heard footsteps. Star 165-pounder Alex Marinelli looked up briefly and saw the last person he wanted to walk into the wrestling room that day: his wife, Moriah.Moriah, Iowa's director of wrestling operations, had a piece of paper in her hands. He couldn't even make eye contact with her -- Marinelli knew what it must say. "We're not
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Bestowing national title to No. 1 Kansas ‘would be great,’ Bill Self says

[ad_1] If the NCAA decides to use the final polls to identify a national champion after cancelling the NCAA tournament amid coronavirus concerns, Bill Self will gladly accept the trophy.The head coach at Kansas, the projected No. 1 overall seed had the 68-team field been announced, said he understands the polls -- Kansas is No. 1 in the final USA Today Coaches' Poll -- being used to decide a champion
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Patricio Freire’s title, tourney hopes on the line at closed Bellator event

[ad_1] The Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix semifinals will be set Friday night. And that weight division's title will be on the line.It all will happen in an empty Mohegan Sun Arena, as promotion president Scott Coker announced Thursday that, "out of an abundance of caution" over the coronavirus pandemic, Bellator 241 will be closed to the public. The fights will go on, in front of 10,000 empty seats in
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Frustrated Dwyane Wade skipping son’s title game

[ad_1] Like many basketball parents around the world, Dwyane Wade isn't happy about his child's playing time. But the former NBA star has a major platform to express his frustration.On Tuesday's edition of "Inside the NBA" on TNT, the Miami Heat legend said he would not attend Saturday's state title game between Sierra Canyon and the winner of Thursday's matchup between Sheldon High School (Sacramento) and Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland) in
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Zhang Weili has options after epic title defense, but rest comes first

[ad_1] UFC strawweight champ Zhang Weili said Monday that she's going to rest before deciding on her next opponent, which isn't surprising considering the battle she endured Saturday night.Zhang made her first defense a memorable one as she captured a split-decision win over Joanna Jedrzejczyk in what's being described as the greatest women's title fight in UFC history. Their 351 combined significant strikes in the co-main event of UFC 248
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Making sense of two completely different title fights

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS -- Israel Adesanya is still the UFC middleweight champion, escaping a bizarre battle with Yoel Romero by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 248 on Saturday night.Zhang Weili, meanwhile, held on to her strawweight title in an instant classic against Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the co-main event.The headlining fights at T-Mobile Arena were vastly different. ESPN analysts and active UFC contenders Daniel Cormier and Paul Felder
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Ernie Els wins Hoag Classic for 1st PGA Tour Champions title

[ad_1] NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Ernie Els won the Hoag Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour Champions title, birdieing par-5 15th and 18th holes for a two-stroke victory at Newport Beach Country Club. Making his third senior start, the 50-year-old Hall of Famer from South Africa closed with a 4-under 67 to finish at 16-under 197. He opened with a 66 and shot 64 on Saturday. Els
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Hatton wins at Bay Hill; Els takes 1st senior title

[ad_1] ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tyrrell Hatton went from losing his mind to winning the tournament. Bay Hill served up the most demanding test this side of a major, and Hatton kept it together down the stretch Sunday by playing bogey-free over the last seven holes for a 2-over 74 to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational. It was his fifth victory worldwide, and first on the PGA Tour, and it