• Boston Sports Club hit with class-action suit for charging members during coronavirus
    by Michael Dobuski on April 7, 2020 at 8:02 pm

    iStock/nathaphat(BOSTON) -- A handful of Boston Sports Club members have filed a class-action lawsuit against the gym's parent company, Town Sports International, alleging they're still being charged gym fees despite all facilities being closed […]

  • Houston Astros star Justin Verlander and Kate Upton donate his MLB paychecks to COVID-19 relief
    by CJC on April 6, 2020 at 4:56 pm

    Allen Kee / ESPN Images(HOUSTON) -- MLB star Justin Verlander and his wife, model Kate Upton, recently announced the generous way they are giving back amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.The Houston Astros pitcher and Upton will donate the weekly […]

  • Tom Brady donates 10 million meals through Wheels Up partnership amid COVID-19
    by CJC on April 3, 2020 at 2:53 pm

    Al Powers / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady is one of the many athletes giving back during the novel coronavirus pandemic.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback announced he is donating 10 million meals to Feeding America on Thursday to help those […]

  • Report: Sammy Watkins restructures contract with Chiefs
    by JTP on April 3, 2020 at 1:19 pm

    33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) — Sammy Watkins is reportedly staying put in Kansas City.A source tells ESPN the 26-year-old wide receiver has agreed to restructure his contract with the Chiefs.The new deal includes a no-trade clause and $7 million in […]

  • New England Patriots plane transports 1.7 million N95 masks from China amid pandemic
    by JTP on April 2, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has partnered with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker to purchase 1.4 million N95 masks from China as the U.S. death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to […]

  • NFL agent Buddy Baker says his parents died from COVID-19 six minutes apart
    by Anthony Ali on April 2, 2020 at 12:22 am

    Courtesy of Alyssa Baker(NEW YORK) -- On March 31, Baker announced that both of his parents, Stuart Baker, 74, and Adrian Baker, 72, died due to complications from the coronavirus. The couple had been married for 51 years, he said, and died just six […]

  • NFL agent's parents die 6 minutes apart
    by CJC on April 1, 2020 at 3:51 pm

    da-kuk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- NFL agent Buddy Baker said his parents died six minutes apart from COVID-19.The couple, married for 51 years, were in "perfect health" before contracting the virus, Baker said in a video posted to Twitter."Hopefully this […]

  • Wimbledon canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic
    by CJC on April 1, 2020 at 3:03 pm

    kireewongfoto/iStock(LONDON) -- The 2020 Wimbledon championships has been canceled due to the escalating worldwide coronavirus pandemic and will next be held from June 28 to July 11, 2021.Ian Hewitt, chairman of the All England Lawn Tennis & […]

  • NBA players who've beaten COVID-19 to donate blood for new treatment
    by JTP on April 1, 2020 at 10:53 am

    cmannphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- At least four NBA players who have recovered from COVID-19 plan to donate blood for an experimental treatment that could help high-risk patients overcome the virus, according to Dr. Michael Joyner, a member of the […]

  • Tokyo Olympics will open in July 2021
    by JTP on March 30, 2020 at 12:59 pm

    CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The 2020 Summer Olympics officially have a new start date after being postponed a year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Games in Tokyo will kick off on July 23, 2021, Japanese organizers […]