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The Latest: Harbaughs donate $100,000 to United Way

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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and his wife, Sarah, are donating $100,000 to United Way for Southeastern Michigan to support its COVID-19 community response fund.

“We stand with families feeling the brunt of this crisis and encourage others to give or volunteer, if they are able,” Jim Harbaugh said.

Darienne Hudson, president and CEO of United Way for Southeastern Michigan, says the Harbaughs’ gift is appreciated.

“There are still so many families that need help, and that number is increasing every

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NFL-OBIT-SHULA

Winningest NFL coach Don Shula dead at 90

MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula has died at his home in South Florida. He was 90.

The Miami Dolphins say Shula died Monday morning.

He won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history.

Shula surpassed George Halas’ league-record 324 victories in 1993. He retired following the 1995 season with 347 wins, 173 losses and six ties, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

Shula became the only coach to guide an NFL team through a perfect

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NFL-OBIT-SHULA

Winningest NFL coach Don Shula dead at 90

MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula has died at his home in South Florida. He was 90.

The Miami Dolphins say Shula died Monday morning.

He won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history.

Shula surpassed George Halas’ league-record 324 victories in 1993. He retired following the 1995 season with 347 wins, 173 losses and six ties, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

Shula became the only coach to guide an NFL team through a perfect

The Latest: Monmouth Park unveils modified stakes schedule

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Monmouth Park plans to start its delayed thoroughbred season on July 3.

The track near the New Jersey shore announced a trimmed-down stakes schedule Monday. The meet will run 37 days and feature 35 stakes worth more than $5 million. The highlight is the $1 million TVG.com Haskell on July 18.

The track originally planned to open last weekend but that was postponed because of the caronavirus pandemic.

Historically run as an invitational, the 1 1/8-mile race will be contested as a stakes race this year,

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NFL-OBIT-SHULA

Winningest NFL coach Don Shula dead at 90

MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula has died at his home in South Florida. He was 90.

The Miami Dolphins say Shula died Monday morning.

He won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history.

Shula surpassed George Halas’ league-record 324 victories in 1993. He retired following the 1995 season with 347 wins, 173 losses and six ties, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

Shula became the only coach to guide an NFL team through a perfect

The Latest: Big Ten forms mental health cabinet

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The Big Ten Conference has announced the formation of its Mental Health and Wellness Cabinet and that all athletes, coaches and full-time staff members of athletic departments and the conference office will receive free access to a popular mental fitness app.

The cabinet will promote optimal mental health for athletes. It is made up of 31 individuals representing the 14 conference schools and affiliate members Johns Hopkins (women’s and men’s lacrosse) and Notre Dame (men’s hockey).

The Calm app

Legendary NFL Coach Don Shula Dies at 90

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Don Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died today at his home, the team said. He was 90. Shula was the father of former University of Alabama head football coach Mike Shula, who led the Crimson Tide from 2003-06. Shula…

The Latest: Copa del Rey final delayed until fans allowed in

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The Spanish soccer federation says the Copa del Rey final will only take place when fans are allowed back into stadiums in Spain.

The federation says the final between Basque Country rivals Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad will be delayed until fans are allowed to attend it, even if that means playing the match next year.

Both clubs had petitioned to play the final only when fans were allowed back.

The federation says the only condition is that it takes place before the 2020-21 final.

This year’s

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VIRUS OUTBREAK-BASEBALL SALARIES

AP Exclusive: Trout, Cole top 65 to earn $100,000 per game

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole aren’t the only major leaguers with a big financial incentive to get back on the field.

While they head a starry quartet that would take in more than $200,000 per game, 65 players would earn at least $100,000 each time their team wins or loses.

That’s according to an Associated Press analysis of their contracts.

Most rookies and those making the minimum would get nearly $3,500 each from a major league payroll of about $24 million per game. Clubs would