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FILE- In this July 8, 2011, file photo, attorney Jeffrey Kessler enters a Manhattan law office in New York. Several people familiar with the conversations tell The Associated Press that the baseball players' association has discussed hiring the noted sports lawyer to litigate a contemplated grievance. In divisive talks reminiscent of baseball’s eight work stoppages from 1972-95, the sides failed to reach an economic agreement last month. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, File)

AP sources: MLB players may have Kessler lead grievance

NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball players’ association has discussed hiring noted sports lawyer Jeffrey Kessler to litigate a contemplated grievance against clubs accusing Commissio

FILE - In this June 6, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett reacts after a play during practice at the team's NFL football training facility in Berea, Ohio. The Cleveland Browns are closing in on a massive contract extension with Garrett, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Garrett, the No. 1 overall pick in 2017 and one of the NFL's premiere edge rushers, and the team could have the deal completed in the next day or so, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the talks. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

AP Source: Browns, Garrett closing in on contract extension

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns are closing in on a contract extension with star defensive end Myles Garrett, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated

A ball carrier wears a face mask prior to the friendly soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Le Havre, in Le Havre, western France, Sunday, July 12, 2020. For the first time since the coronavirus shut down sports and chased away spectators, Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and other soccer stars are going to play again in front of fans. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

The Latest: New rule: Saratoga jockeys have to stay put

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:


Rodney Johnson of Chesapeake, Va., sits in his truck outside FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Monday, July 13, 2020. The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday that it will drop the "Redskins" name and Indian head logo immediately, bowing to decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Post-Redskins, Washington has long road toward new name

When the University of North Dakota moved on from being the Fighting Sioux like Washington’s NFL team is doing from Redskins, the new name could’ve been anything.