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The shock of the NCAA canceling college sports largely is gone.

The cost, is not.

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You won't hear a lot of sympathy these days for professional athletes who can't play their games because of the coronavirus outbreak. Technically, they're out of work. But most are also getting paid handsomely, although not as handsomely as they usually are.

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The fact that there are no sports doesn't mean it's not time for sports.

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Normally, right now, much of this country would be consumed by March Madness.

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It's March and for college basketball fans, that mean Madness is coming.

When the women's tournament begins in a little over two weeks, the University of Oregon and star guard Sabrina Ionescu should generate a lot of attention. She led the Ducks to last season's Final Four and was named national player-of-the-year. Ionescu then delayed a professional career to return for her senior season.

It appears it was a good decision.

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Add a dash of lemon - time for sports.

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Just when the week seems low, it's time for sports.

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A former high-ranking official at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is suing the organization because he says he was fired last year for raising concerns about its treatment of Olympic athletes.

For all its recent success, Esports still has a bit of a problem.

In less than a decade, competitive video gaming has become a global phenomenon with multi-billions in revenue and hundreds of millions of fans.

But for all who embrace Esports, there are those who remain on the outside.

This is a thing?

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And now it's time for sports.

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It's time now for sports.

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David Stern, a basketball Hall of Famer and former commissioner of the NBA, died on Wednesday at age 77. The NBA issued a statement saying that his death was the result of a brain hemorrhage that he suffered in mid-December.

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It's time for sports.

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Here's something Bernie Sanders is fighting for right now - the future of baseball. Yesterday in Iowa, he took a few minutes to take a few swings.

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BERNIE SANDERS: There you go.

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You know, there is one institution in Washington, D.C. that works well. Time for sports.

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Now it's time for sports.

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Fat Bear Week 2019 officially ended Tuesday night. And the winner is ...

No. 435, or if you prefer a name, Holly.

Fat Bear Week has been an annual event for the past five years in Katmai National Park and Preserve in southwestern Alaska. The idea is to publicize and celebrate the process of bears eating as much as they can to build up crucial fat reserves in advance of winter hibernation.

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I look forward all week to saying it's time for sports.

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