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Johnson to miss Brickyard, Indy test with virus

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson won’t race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend after testing positive for COVID-19, Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday.

Source: NBA, union agree to jersey messages

NBA players were made aware of a list of social messages — agreed upon by both the NBPA and the NBA — that can be displayed above the number on the back of jerseys when the league resumes play July 30, a source told The Undefeated.

Father of UFC’s Nurmagomedov dies in Moscow

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and trainer of UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died. He was diagnosed with the coronavirus in May and had also undergone heart surgery.

Review: Gundy’s player rapport lacking, not racist

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy needs to “invest more time in building stronger relationships with his student-athletes,” according to an internal review of the program, which “uncovered no signs or indication of racism,” AD Mike Holder said Thursday.