Washington Mystics star Natasha Cloud has decided to skip the 2020 WNBA season. Converse has decided to pay her salary. “There are a lot of factors that led to this decision, but the biggest one is that I am more than an athlete,” Cloud said in a statement, via NBC 4 in Washington. “I have [more] … [Read more...] about Converse to pay salary of WNBA player who chooses to sit out season
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PHOENIX -- A small group of players, including Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman and Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond, have announced they plan to sit out this season. The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches. As the sport lurches toward a ... … [Read more...] about Roster shuffle: Plans change in MLB because of health issues
Washington Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard said that John Wall will not join the team in Orlando due to exposure concerns surrounding COVID-19. "Having somebody go into that bubble that's not gonna play, that's just more people going into the bubble. ... I don't think it's wise to have people in and around the team that aren't playing (because of) exposure," said Sheppard at a press … [Read more...] about John Wall Will Not Join Wizards In Orlando Due To Exposure Concerns
Under the NBA's plan for its season to resume, the Washington Wizards were one of the last teams to qualify. League officials determined teams had to be no more than six games back of the playoffs — and at 5½ games behind the eighth seed, the Wizards made it. Barely. ... … [Read more...] about Wizards ready to ramp up for NBA restart: 'This is a great, great chance'
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