California resident holds tennis tournament with pro players on his backyard court, fans present at event

With most sports still stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic, leagues are starting to get creative with how to safely carry out events. The NFL is testing N95 visors, NASCAR returned without fans, the NHL is working across borders and bull riding is trying to socially distance fans at their Read more

Stephen F. Austin among four Division I programs hit with NCAA Tournament bans for poor APR scores

Stephen F. Austin, which pulled off a memorable upset of Duke in November, was one of four Division I men’s basketball programs hit with a postseason ban by the NCAA for low Academic Progress Rate scores. Alabama A&M, Alabama State and Delaware State also face postseason ban, the NCAA announced Read more

Tennis to return in Germany this week with tournament that will occur without fans due to coronavirus pandemic

On Friday, tennis will be returning for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit, with a tournament taking place in Germany. The return has been made possible by the lightened lockdown restrictions in the country, though those key in putting on the event are still being cautious and continuing Read more

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova among players to participate in charity video game tennis tournament

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova and other athletes from insides and outside of the tennis world will be participating in a video game tennis tournament called “Stay at Home Slam.” The proceeds from the tournament will go to charity. According Read more

ePremier League FIFA 20 tournament: Schedule, scores, participants, how to watch, stream online

The ePremier League Invitational video game tournament is taking place this week as the coronavirus pandemic has left Premier League fans in search of competition. Eighteen Premier League players and two super fans, with each club represented, are battling it out in a single-elimination tournament using FIFA 20. Four matches Read more

MLB launches ‘Dream Bracket’ simulated tournament featuring each franchise’s all-time best team

The 2020 Major League Baseball season is currently on hold because of the novel coronavirus threat. Spring Training was halted last month and Opening Day has been pushed back until at least mid-May. Even in the best-case scenario, we’re still a month away from baseball. Maybe longer. With no real Read more