Sources: NBPA preparing for free-agency delay

Due to uncertainty about next season’s projected league revenues, a delay to the Oct. 18 start of free agency would give the NBA and NBPA a chance to better formulate the parameters of the 2020-21 salary-cap and luxury-tax thresholds, sources told ESPN.

Tiger rides putter swap, birdie run for opening 68

Tiger Woods says his last-minute decision to go back to the shorter Scotty Cameron putter came from “stubbornness,” but it worked out, as Woods shot a 3-under 68 in the first round of The Northern Trust.

Ga. State QB has COVID-related heart condition

Georgia State freshman QB Mikele Colasurdo, who arrived on campus in the spring, won’t play this season after being diagnosed with a heart condition related to contracting COVID-19.

Bauer warned about his ‘FREE JOE KELLY’ cleats

MLB contacted the Reds this week to inform them the cleats that Trevor Bauer planned to wear in support of Los Angeles’ Joe Kelly were “against footwear regulations,” sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.

NFL may consider a playoff ‘secure environment’

NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent said Wednesday that the league may consider a “secure environment,” similar to the NBA and NHL bubbles, for postseason games.