Players must decide by Thursday whether to opt out of season 1:25pm EDT

(Reuters) - National Football League (NFL) players have until 4 p.m. ET on Thursday to decide whether they will opt out of the new season, a source with knowledge of the matter confirmed to Reuters on Monday.  Full Article

Nadal to skip U.S. Open due to COVID-19 concerns, entries announced 3:33pm EDT 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number two Rafa Nadal confirmed on Tuesday that he will not defend his U.S. Open crown this year at Flushing Meadows as organisers released the singles entry list for the Grand Slam.  Full Article  

No fans at Indy 500 as COVID-19 cases surge in Indiana 3:11pm EDT 

(Reuters) - The Indianapolis 500 will not have any spectators in attendance after the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) reversed direction on Tuesday, having originally planned for close to 100,000 fans at the race which has been rescheduled for later this month.  Full Article