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LOOKING BACK: April 9 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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Wednesday 04/08/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 9 memories

Tuesday 04/07/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 8 memories COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Adika earns first team All-American honors

Monday 04/06/2020

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Ex-UTPB player Dixon hired as Midland Lee coach HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: School districts go virtual during coaching searches LOOKING BACK: April 7 memories

Sunday 04/05/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 6 memories

Saturday 04/04/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Reese adapts, finds success in new role at North Texas

Friday 04/03/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Midland Lee's Parchman named THSCA Hall of Honor inductee COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Hammack bides time awaiting shot at pros

Thursday 04/02/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 3 memories

Wednesday 04/01/2020

COLLEGE RODEO: Odessa College cowboys ponder next ride LOOKING BACK: April 2 memories

Tuesday 03/31/2020

ATHLETICS: Area schools save money from early end to spring sports LOOKING BACK: April 1 memories

Monday 03/30/2020

LOOKING BACK: March 31 memories ATHLETICS: Umpires on the sidelines as well during postponements

Sunday 03/29/2020

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Former RockHound tested positive for coronavirus LOOKING BACK: March 30 memories

Saturday 03/28/2020

SOFTBALL: Area teams hope to get another chance to take the field LOOKING BACK: March 29 Memories

Friday 03/27/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High, Permian deal with disrupted spring practices LOOKING BACK: March 28 Memories

Thursday 03/26/2020

LITTLE LEAGUE: Area teams deal with extended delay LOOKING BACK: March 27 memories

Wednesday 03/25/2020

MARTIAL ARTS: Area gyms adjust to virtual learning LOOKING BACK: March 26 memories

Tuesday 03/24/2020

PERMIAN BASIN PROFILE: Midland's Hoppel has Olympic quest sidelined by pandemic LOOKING BACK: March 25 memories

Monday 03/23/2020

GOLF: Local courses stay open but adjust to ever-changing situation with virus LOOKING BACK: March 24 memories HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Stephens-Deary, Bunger honored

Saturday 03/21/2020

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Crane's Rodriguez hoping for more time on the diamond LOOKING BACK: March 22 Memories

Friday 03/20/2020

LOOKING BACK: March 21 memories COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB coaches get creative in recruiting during dead period

Thursday 03/19/2020

LOOKING BACK: March 20th Memories COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College coaches make best of recruiting restrictions amid virus outbreak HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: UIL extends suspension of activities

Wednesday 03/18/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Adika named conference MVP HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Wink coaches reflect on successful school year

Tuesday 03/17/2020

COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College athletes head home to Italy amid virus crisis

Monday 03/16/2020

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: NAHL cancels remaining regular season games COLLEGE SPORTS: NJCAA cancels remainder of season INDOOR FOOTBALL: Warbirds' season pushed back once again COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB players, coaches ponder next move

Sunday 03/15/2020

COLLEGE SPORTS: LSC cancels competition for remaining spring sports

Saturday 03/14/2020

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian splits final two games before hiatus GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Hobbs wins Class 5A state title in New Mexico

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TBA — Opening day, active rosters reduced to 26 players.

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NFL Calendar

April 17 — Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets.

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NHL Calendar

(All dates set before season was suspended until further notice.)

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The Latest: Cycling body struggling through pandemic

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NBA Calendar

(All dates set before season was suspended until further notice)

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Olympians become trainers to help those stranded at home

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Moving from the track to the living room, many athletes around the world are doing their bit to boost public health during the coronavirus pandemic.

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English club Southampton to defer player salaries

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton became the first Premier League club to announce an agreement with players to defer part of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Amid virus disruption, Hall fears for Women's British Open

Georgia Hall is using Britain's lockdown during the coronavirus outbreak to do things she mightn’t otherwise have got round to in a typical golfing year.

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Brady: It was 'just time' to leave Pats for new challenge

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady entered his final season in New England with a strong inkling that it would be his last with the Patriots.

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West Virginia's Tshiebwe to go through NBA draft process

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Oscar Tshiebwe will go through the NBA draft process while maintaining his college eligibility.

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AP Was There: Nicklaus wins epic battle for 5th green jacket

A survey of 15 golf writers voted on the top best Masters. They are being republished this week because the Masters has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 1975 Masters was voted No. 4. The following story moved on April 13, 1975.

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Clippers working out together — via video — during shutdown

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers are getting together for workouts while the NBA season is suspended — via video conference calls.

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Paralympics rule out going to IOC to solve cash-flow problem

TOKYO (AP) — The International Paralympic Committee has a “cash flow” problem, but its president has ruled out going to the International Olympic Committee for help.

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AP Interview: Garnett talks SuperSonics, Kobe, Hall of Fame

Kevin Garnett always found Seattle to be a difficult place for opponents. He played in 27 games there during his NBA career, leaving the court as a winner only eight times.

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The Latest: Lakers GM Pelinka draws inspiration from Bryant

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

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LeBron: Closure not likely unless Lakers can finish season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Instead of preparing for a playoff run, LeBron James is mostly spending the spring playing hoops with his teenage sons and enjoying tea time with his young daughter.

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