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Liverpool soccer team manager Jurgen Klopp waves as he arrives at the club's Melwood training ground after the English Premier League announced players can return to training in small groups as the coronavirus lockdown is eased Wednesday May 20, 2020. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

Mets' Alonso: 'I will not remain silent' on racial injustice

May. 31, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ New York Mets star Pete Alonso is the latest high-profile athlete to speak out against racial injustice in the wake of the death of George Floyd. “For the past couple of days, I’ve struggled to wrap my mind around...

In this Sept 11, 2019, photo provided by Colin Cosell, Colin Cosell smiles inside the public address booth during a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field in New York.  The public address announcer for the New York Mets is trying to cheer fans one at a time, recording personalized messages for them, echoing the booming introductions big league hitters get when they step up to home plate.  (MJ Lupton via AP)

Stepping up: Mets PA announcer offers kind voice amid virus

Apr. 20, 2020 12:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The requests come by the hundreds: the son of an emergency room nurse, the husband of a doctor, a hospital patient. Colin Cosell studies them, sorts them. Normally he’d be at Citi Field, rousing the crowd as public address announcer for the New York Mets. Now he’s busy working...