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LOOKING BACK: July 11 memories

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Odessa American will feature some historical highlights for those of you having sports withdrawal during this unexpected hiatus from local, college and professional sports. Happy reading!

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Friday 07/10/2020

LOOKING BACK: July 11 memories

Thursday 07/09/2020

ODESSA COLLEGE: Wrangler teams earn NJCAA academic recognition LOOKING BACK: July 10 memories

Wednesday 07/08/2020

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: UIL updates guidelines for summer workouts LOOKING BACK: July 9 memories

Tuesday 07/07/2020

RECREATION: State parks adapt, provide options for outdoor activity LOOKING BACK: July 8 Memories

Monday 07/06/2020

FITNESS: Trainer becomes accustomed to giving online workouts HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: ECISD plans to sell general admission tickets for 2020 season LOOKING BACK: July 7 memories

Sunday 07/05/2020

LOOKING BACK: July 6 memories

Saturday 07/04/2020

RECREATION: Cyclists kick it up another gear during pandemic LOOKING BACK: July 5 memories

Friday 07/03/2020

LOOKING BACK: July 4 memories

Thursday 07/02/2020

PERMIAN BASIN PROFILE: Odessa's McGaha ready to return to NHRA competition LOOKING BACK: July 3 Memories

Wednesday 07/01/2020

RECREATION: Disc golf provides additional outlet for outdoor activity LOOKING BACK: July 2 memories

Tuesday 06/30/2020

GOLF: Campbell tests positive MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds' 2020 season officially canceled LOOKING BACK: July 1 memories

Monday 06/29/2020

FITNESS: Resistance bands provide alternate way to stay in shape LOOKING BACK: June 30 memories

Sunday 06/28/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 29 Memories

Saturday 06/27/2020

PERMIAN BASIN PROFILE: Local football official diagnosed with rare brain disorder LOOKING BACK: June 28 memories

Friday 06/26/2020

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Odessa College makes tough decision to shelve program HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian's Thomas earns award from alma mater LOOKING BACK: June 27 memories

Thursday 06/25/2020

GOLF: Seybert stays cool to S.A. Smith West Texas Junior title WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College furloughs program for 2020-21 season LOOKING BACK: June 26 Memories

Wednesday 06/24/2020

GOLF: Rodriguez stays steady to take lead at S.A. Smith Junior Invitational LOOKING BACK: June 25 memories COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB honors Scholar Athletes of the Year

Tuesday 06/23/2020

GOLF: Junior golfers set for S.A. Smith Invitational LOOKING BACK: June 24 Memories COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB season opener against Wayland Baptist canceled

Monday 06/22/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 23 Memories

Sunday 06/21/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 22 Memories

Saturday 06/20/2020

DRAG RACING: Singleton's run highlights first night of Funny Car Chaos LOOKING BACK: June 21 memories

Friday 06/19/2020

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: OHS remains cautious after COVID-19 result LOOKING BACK: June 20 memories

Thursday 06/18/2020

AUTO RACING: Funny Car Chaos Series set to take place BASEBALL: Little league teams return to action LOOKING BACK: June 19 memories LOOKING BACK: June 18 memories

Tuesday 06/16/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 17 memories

NHL, players approve plan to resume season, extend CBA

Hockey became the latest sport to finalize a return during a global pandemic after NHL owners and players approved an agreement Friday to resume the season — and with it an assurance of labor peace through September 2026.

Updated: 7:30 pm | See more

Elimination of nonconference games could have ripple effect

The Big Ten and Pac-12 became the first Power Five leagues to shift to an all-conference fall schedule as the college sports world faces difficult decisions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Updated: 7:30 pm | See more

Statue to tennis star Arthur Ashe to stay put in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — On Richmond's Monument Avenue, the collection of towering statues honoring Confederate veterans was interrupted by one noticeably different: a monument to Black tennis legend and civil rights activist Arthur Ashe.

Updated: 7:03 pm | See more

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

The Pac-12 has become the second major conference to shift to a conference-only fall schedule amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

6:26 pm | See more

The Pac-12 to play only conference games in fall sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 to play only conference games in fall sports.

Updated: 6:30 pm | See more

Posey out for 2020 as MLB teams deal with churning rosters

PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco catcher Buster Posey became the latest well-known player to opt out of the abbreviated 2020 season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, joining Dodgers pitcher David Price and Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the sidelines.

Updated: 6:30 pm | See more

NHL, players approve deal to resume season Aug. 1, extend CBA

NEW YORK (AP) — NHL, players approve deal to resume season Aug. 1, extend CBA.

Updated: 6:30 pm | See more

Madrid beats Alavés 2-0 for 8th straight win in title march

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid move one step closer to dethroning Lionel Messi’s Barcelona on Friday.

Updated: 6:16 pm | See more

White Sox top pitching prospect Kopech opts out this year

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox prized pitching prospect Michael Kopech chose Friday not to play this season and the team put star third baseman Yoán Moncada and pitcher Jose Ruiz on the 10-day injured list because of unspecified ailments.

Updated: 6:30 pm | See more

MATCHDAY: Barcelona needs win to keep pressure on Madrid

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Saturday:

Updated: 6:30 pm | See more

Delayed start should help Brewers' Knebel play all season

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Corey Knebel believes the pandemic-imposed hiatus will enable him to be ready for the start of the season as he returns from Tommy John surgery.

Updated: 6:16 pm | See more

NASCAR clears Justin Allgaier to race after Xfinity wreck

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — NASCAR cleared Justin Allgaier to race in Friday’s Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway afer he was released from a hospital for “non-racing related medical purposes.”

5:44 pm | See more

The Latest: White Sox pitching prospect Kopech not playing

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

Updated: 6:16 pm | See more

Masvidal finally gets title shot on short notice at UFC 251

Jorge Masvidal had to fly halfway around the world on six days' notice to get the first UFC title shot in his 17-year mixed martial arts career.

5:34 pm | See more

Fans, coach Landon Donovan return to pitch for USL relaunch

Fans get to watch U.S. pro team sports in person for the first time in four months when Landon Donovan resumes his fledgling coaching career in a United Soccer League match.

5:31 pm | See more

NBA teams at Disney had tough travel-party decisions to make

The 22 teams participating in the NBA restart were all at the Disney campus together for the first time Friday.

Updated: 5:32 pm | See more

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