Red Sox pitcher ChrisSale has Tommy John surgery

Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale warms up prior to a spring practice game on Feb. 19 in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Red Sox starter Chris Sale had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on Monday, his 31st birthday

Messi, Barcelona teammates taking 70 percent pay cuts

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and his teammates will accept 70 percent pay cuts to help pay for other employees within the Spanish soccer club who are out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Lionel Messi and his Barcelona teammates are taking a 70% cut in salaries because of the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic

As MLB ponders post-virus season, players worry about health

Cincinnati Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart (16) smiles following a bullpen session during spring training on Feb. 14 in Goodyear, Ariz. (Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

Some baseball players are concerned about the increased potential for injuries under whatever parameters the sport and its union come up with for scheduling games once the coronavirus pandemic subsides

Wimbledon's expected cancellation complicates stars' Grand Slam aims

With Wimbledon expected to be canceled because of the risk posed by the novel coronavirus, the 2020 tennis calendar will take yet another unprecedented twist.

Tech boom, helping women find jobs in baseball

Chicago Cubs minor league hitting coach Rachel Folden hits infield ground balls at the Cubs spring trainng facility on Feb. 5 in Mesa, Ariz. (John Antonoff/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

Rachel Folden was in the middle of her first spring training with the Chicago Cubs when the coronavirus pandemic wiped out the team schedule

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Red Sox pitcher ChrisSale has Tommy John surgery

Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale warms up prior to a spring practice game on Feb. 19 in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Red Sox starter Chris Sale had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on Monday, his 31st birthday

As MLB ponders post-virus season, players worry about health

Cincinnati Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart (16) smiles following a bullpen session during spring training on Feb. 14 in Goodyear, Ariz. (Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

Some baseball players are concerned about the increased potential for injuries under whatever parameters the sport and its union come up with for scheduling games once the coronavirus pandemic subsides

Tech boom, helping women find jobs in baseball

Chicago Cubs minor league hitting coach Rachel Folden hits infield ground balls at the Cubs spring trainng facility on Feb. 5 in Mesa, Ariz. (John Antonoff/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

Rachel Folden was in the middle of her first spring training with the Chicago Cubs when the coronavirus pandemic wiped out the team schedule

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Giants close facility, but bring Dion Lewis, Corey Coleman on board

The Giants are no different from you during this coronavirus crisis: They’re working from home. The NFL franchise closed its Quest Diagnostics Training Center headquarters at the end of business Friday until further notice.

Brady to Tampa only tip of NFL's changing landscape

In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady listens to a question at his post-game news conference after the Patriots lost to the Tennessee Titans in an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Foxborough, Mass. Brady signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the first of many big offseason moves that have taken place despite concerns with the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Upheaval is everywhere in the NFL

Patriots release Gostkowski in cap-saving move

Patriots release K Stephen Gostkowski in cap-saving move

AP sources: Jets sign CB Pierre Desir

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 file photo, Indianapolis Colts' Pierre Desir (35) reacts during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Indianapolis. Two people with direct knowledge of the contract say the New York Jets and cornerback Pierre Desir have agreed to terms on a deal, Sunday, March 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Two people with direct knowledge of the contract say the New York Jets and cornerback Pierre Desir have agreed to terms on a deal

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Men's world hockey championships canceled

In this April 9, 2013, file photo, United States players Kacey Bellamy, Julie Chu and Meghan Duggan, from left, stand with IIHF president Rene Fasel as they are presented with the trophy after defeating Canada 3-2 in the gold medal game at the women's ice hockey world championships in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Health concerns and travel bans that have closed international borders because of the new coronavirus pandemic have forced the International Ice Hockey Federation to cancel the men’s world hockey championships

NHL pushes back timeline on potential resumption of season

Crews cover the ice at American Airlines Center in Dallas, home of the Dallas Stars hockey team, after the NHL season was put on hold due to coronavirus, Thursday, March 12, 2020. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

The NHL is pushing back the possibility of resuming its season by several weeks, if not a month or more

Bruins players contribute to account supporting TD Garden workers

Bruins players contribute to GoFundMe supporting TD Garden workers

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It's business as usual as Sun prep for WNBA Draft

Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller, center, and assistant coach Brandi Poole talk to point guard Jasmine Thomas, left, during play against the Washington Mystics in the second half of WNBA Eastern Conference action Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Sun held on for the 83-75 win over their rival Mystics.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The COVID-19 pandemic wiped out the NCAA women's basketball tournament, much to the disappointment of Connecticut Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller, but it hasn’t affected the Sun's scouting process too much.

Sun's Thomas home safe and sound (and self-quarantined)

Connecticut Sun guard Jasmine Thomas drives the lane in a WNBA Playoffs game against the Los Angeles Sparks at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sept. 17, 2019. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Connecticut Sun point guard Jasmine Thomas has some unplanned free time on her hands right now as she’s quarantined herself at home in Virginia.

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Timmy Hill wins NASCAR's live iRacing event

Timmy Hill, left, talks with members of his team in the garage area during NASCAR practice on Feb. 14 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Timmy Hill has won NASCAR's virtual race aired nationally during the sports shutdown caused by the new coronavirus

Knicks owner Dolan has coronavirus

New York Knicks owner James Dolan, center, reacts with fans during a game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Jan. 29 in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus

Penske talks on postponing Indianapolis 500

In this May 16, 2017, file photo, car owner Roger Penske watches practice for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Roger Penske tells The Associated Press that postponing the Indianapolis 500 from Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1945 was a difficult decision

IndyCar goes iRacing as latest series to offer fans content

IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan practices on his racing simulator on Saturday in his home in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

IndyCar debuted its iRacing league with a virtual race won by Sage Karam

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