Update on the latest in sports:

first_imgAll tennis events sanctioned by the ATP, WTA and International Tennis Federation are on hold at least until late July because of the coronavirus pandemic. But World TeamTennis is not affiliated with those tours and no ATP or WTA ranking points are available for its matches.World TeamTennis is increasing its prize money to $5 million. That is $1.5 million more than for its 2019 season.VIRUS OUTBREAK-MCLARENF1 carmaker McLaren to cut 1,200 jobsUNDATED (AP) — Formula One carmaker McLaren says 1,200 jobs will be lost across its entire group’s operations because of the coronavirus outbreak. May 26, 2020 Sixty-one-year-old Robert Repella, of Ambler, Pennsylvania, is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. Prosecutors are recommending a sentence of 10 months in prison and a $40,000 fine.Charging documents released Tuesday say Repella paid Georgetown tennis coach Gordon Ernst $50,000 in 2017 to get his daughter admitted as an athlete.Repella is the 55th person to be charged in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditWORLD TEAMTENNIS-FANSWorld TeamTennis hoping to play before fans within weeksUNDATED (AP) — World TeamTennis says it is planning to allow up to 500 spectators at outdoor matches during its three-week season from July 12 to Aug. 2 at a resort in West Virginia. Update on the latest in sports: It was not immediately clear how the cuts would affect the group’s F1 operation. The sport has yet to start its 2020 season amid the pandemic.The cuts represent about a quarter of the group’s workforce.COLLEGE ADMISSIONS-BRIBERYProsecutors say guilty plea coming in college bribery caseUNDATED (AP) — Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man has agreed to plead guilty to bribing Georgetown University’s former tennis coach to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit. Associated Press last_img read more

Carrasco, at his chance

first_imgSince his return to Atlético four weeks ago, Carrasco has barely played three little moments with the red and white (66 minutes total). The Belgian came to a team ravaged by injuries and, Almost without training, he debuted at the Bernabéu. Then had minutes against Valencia and Granada; Nothing against Liverpool and Villarreal. And he has not yet started. But that opportunity could come before Espanyol.Carrasco has made a kind of preseason, because when he joined the Chinese league he had not played for two months. The first rojiblanco team moved at a higher rate, but Yannick has worked to earn a place in the team. Further, what yes The situation of the workforce has changed, because if after Bernabéu Simeone he could not count on Morata, Costa or João, now there are all three, together with Correa and Vitolo to make the Belgian international tough competition. According to the tests conducted by Cholo on Wednesday, Carrasco is a very viable option to start on the left wing, where he already appeared in many games of his previous stage. From there would join in attack with Morata and Correa, this one more inclined to the right. The rest of the eleven would be Oblak; Trippier, Savic, Felipe, Lodi; Koke, Llorente, Saul and the winter signing on the left. He would fall from the Thomas team, which has not finished the last two sessions, and recover your Trippier site.The Ghanaian is training with another workload also thinking about what lies ahead of the team. So, With Herrera already rejoined the group, the only low player is Lemar. Simeone has 22 players available.last_img read more