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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez takes a photograph with a fan's cellphone prior to an All-Star exhibition softball game at Rod Carew stadium in Panama City, Panama. When the virus wanes enough to allow the games to begin again, the very essence of these events will likely be missing. 
“You know how much I love to talk to the fans, you know? To be in conversation, to throw the ball to kids,” Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez said. (AP Photo/Eric Batista, File)

'Create your own excitement': Players ponder empty buildings

Jun. 8, 2020 9:15 AM EDT

The roar of the crowd has been such a staple of major sports, such an advantage for the home team, that NFL clubs have been accused at times of artificial amplification. The Atlanta Falcons even admitted to the mischief, leading to a 2015 punishment from the league. When the coronavirus risk wanes enough to allow...

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 1974, file photo, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Fran Tarkenton (10) poses with coach Bud Grant in an unknown location. Grant was the first coach to reach four Super Bowls. Also the first to lose four Super Bowls. Grant built a powerhouse team over 18 seasons with the Vikings, reaching the playoffs 12 times. But his squads always flopped badly on the biggest stage, losing each of their four title games by double-digit margins. (AP Photo/Ferd Kaufman, File)

Column: Sloan, other coaching greats who were denied a title

May. 23, 2020 11:08 AM EDT

Jerry Sloan was undoubtedly one of the greatest coaches in NBA history. Yet there’s one glaring omission on an otherwise stellar resume. A championship. Sloan, who died Friday at age 78, isn’t the only coaching guru lacking a trip to a title. Let’s take a look at the 10 best coaches and...