Several baseball players are opting out of the 2020 MLB Season, citing 'personal health and safety'

Several players have decided to opt out of the rescheduled Major League Baseball season due to health concerns amid coronavirus outbreak.
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Man booted from Florida-bound flight at LGA for not wearing mask
A man was captured on video being removed from a Florida-bound flight at LaGuardia Airport Friday for not wearing a face mask. The tense standoff unfolded when a man, whose name was not known, “took his face covering off and refused to put it back on,” a spokesman for Spirit Airlines said. A video from...
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The game was scheduled for July 14
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Americans denied entry into Italy due to Covid-19 travel restrictions
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Civil rights leader Andrew Young says George Floyd's death "touched the heart of the planet"
Civil rights icon Andrew Young marched with Martin Luther King Jr. and has been at the forefront of breaking barriers against Black Americans for a generation. In an interview with CBS News' Pamela Falk, Young said George Floyd's death and the subsequent protests against racism and police brutality "have touched the heart of the planet."
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105 Fraternity Residents at the University of Washington Reportedly Test Positive for COVID-19
The school said it confirmed 66 cases so far, and is working to verify other self-reported ones
Some travelers face quarantine in Chicago
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Woman says Ghislaine Maxwell repeatedly raped her: ‘Just as evil as’ Epstein
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Million dollar pay cut for OSU head football coach
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Non-government experts could pick who gets COVID-19 vaccine first
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Britain places US travelers on quarantine 'red list'
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Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic going virtual this year
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Trainer Bob Baffert has the favorite (again) in the first race at Los Alamitos
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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC’s Khabib, dead at 57 from coronavirus complications
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2 Oklahoma officers are charged with second-degree murder in man's 2019 death
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Chicago mayor warns bars to limit holiday crowds
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Shark sighting forces swimmers out of water
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UN staffers put on leave after video surfaces of sex act in official car
Two U.N. staff members have been put on leave, pending an investigation, after a video emerged last week of an apparent sex act in an official U.N. car in Israel.
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With uncertainty in college sports, Learfield IMG asks several schools to take on more risk
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Hillary Clinton on Trump's handling of the coronavirus: 'I would have done a better job'
Hillary Clinton taunted President Donald Trump in an interview published on Friday, criticizing his handling of the coronavirus by saying that she -- as president -- would have done a better job handling the international pandemic.
Hillary Clinton on Trump's handling of the coronavirus: 'I would have done a better job'
Hillary Clinton taunted President Donald Trump in an interview published on Friday, criticizing his handling of the coronavirus by saying that she -- as president -- would have done a better job handling the international pandemic.
How to protect yourself from coronavirus over Fourth of July weekend
Health experts are expressing concern over the surging number of new coronavirus cases across the U.S. Some beaches and restaurants are expected to be crowded over the Fourth of July weekend despite restrictions in several states. Dr. Bob Lahita, a professor of medicine at New York Medical College, joined CBSN to discuss how to be safe over the holiday weekend.
'Lift Every Voice and Sing' ignites hope across US
The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called "Lift Every Voice and Sing" has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests in recent weeks. (July 3)
MLB on TV: Nine ways baseball can enhance how fans watch games in 2020
Watching the Dodgers and Angels must be done from outside stadiums in 2020, but here are nine ways MLB and TV networks could boost the experience.
Kansas suspends football workouts after 12 players test positive for COVID-19
After 12 football players tested positive for COVID-19, the school announced Friday that it is suspending voluntary workouts.