Havana, September 14 (RHC)-- The 60th National Baseball Series got underway in Cuba over the weekend and for the first time in the history of tournaments of the national past time, games have taken place with no spectators allowed in the stands, due to the COVID-19 pandemics.... More

Havana, September 5 (RHC)-- The 60th Cuban National Baseball Series will begin on Saturday, September 12th, without fans in the stadiums, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.... More

The 60th National Baseball Series is due to start on September 12th.  (Photo: Boris Luis Cabrera/Cubadebate)

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The Big Ten and Pac-12 college athletic conferences each voted to postpone their fall sports seasons, including football games — a multibillion-dollar industry and major source of revenue to universities. ... More

Real Madrid forward Mariano Diaz has tested positive for COVID-19, the Spanish champions said, casting doubt on his participation in their Champions League tie at Manchester City next week.... More

In the United States, Dr Anthony Fauci fears the growing outbreak of the coronavirus within the Miami Marlins could threaten the 2020 baseball season.... More

U.S. Major League Baseball began a shortened season with a game between the Washington Nationals and New York Yankees. ... More

The NFL’s Washington franchise has announced it will be temporarily known as the “Washington Football Team” during the 2020 season.  Last week, the franchise retired its old name -- the "Redskins" -- after years of protests from Indigenous people. ... More

The Ballon d'Or will not be awarded this year for the first time in its 64-year history after the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the football calendar, organizers France Football magazine said.... More

At least 15 women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and verbal abuse against several executives and other employees of Washington’s NFL team. ... More

The Washington Redskins NFL franchise will change its racist name, which it’s held since 1933.  ESPN reports the team hasn’t yet decided on a new mascot but will include the military in its new name. ... More

A member of the first team staff at Parma has tested positive for COVID-19, the Serie A club said, adding that all squad staff and players have returned negative results.... More

Pressure is growing in the United States to change the racist names of several sports teams.  ... More

In the United States, Major League Baseball has cancelled this year's All-Star Game -- the first time in 75 years.  And according to reports, Dodger Stadium's 40-year wait to host the All-Star Game is going to last even longer.... More

In the United States, the Negro National League is celebrating its 100th anniversary.  It was formed in 1920 in response to the exclusion of Black players in Major League Baseball.... More