For a platform tennis championship, the players socially distanced by wearing gloves and not touching the same tennis balls. There was a trophy, but the winner didn’t take it home. But this was live sports, and ESPN streamed it.
Players who won’t take pay cuts. Clubs seeking government handouts. Coronavirus is exposing the schisms that will trouble soccer, a world with plenty of money but little trust, long after the crisis abates.
Before the U.S. Golf Association settled on a September date for the rescheduled U.S. Open at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, N.Y., a backup plan to hold the major event at Riviera Country Club near Los Angeles in December was considered. A USGA executive told Golfweek on Monday of the maneuverings.