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Update on the latest sports In other related developments:— NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says an urgent need for action remains following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the protests around the country that have followed. In a statement Saturday, Goodell said, “As current events dramatically underscore, there remains much more to do as a country and as a league.” Goodell added that the protesters’ reactions “reflect the pain, anger and frustration that so many of us feel.”— Thabo Sefolosha (TAH’-boh sehf-ah-LOH’-shuh) says watching video of George Floyd’s death awakened painful memories of what happened to him five years ago in New York City. The NBA veteran suffered a broken leg and other injuries while being arrested outside a Manhattan nightclub. He later settled a case alleging his civil rights were violated. Sefolosha tells The Associated Press that his leg has healed, but the emotional wounds have not. He says his treatment by police left lasting feelings of anger, frustration and a distrust of law enforcement.— Jadon Sancho joined protests across German soccer at the weekend by lifting his jersey after scoring to reveal a T-shirt with the handwritten message “Justice for George Floyd” on the front. Sancho was shown a yellow card for his gesture which came after he scored the second goal for Borussia Dortmund against Paderborn on Sunday. Earlier, Marcus Thuram took a knee after scoring in Borussia Mönchengladbach’s win over Union Berlin. And on Saturday, Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie wore an armband with the handwritten message “Justice for George” around his left arm.VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS Future of stadiums, arenas promise high tech, low capacityUNDATED (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is slowly releasing its grip on the sports world. Fans already are thinking about returning to stadiums and arenas. But what awaits them could be unlike anything they have ever seen.Empty rows and sections could be the norm for a while. Temperature screenings and medical checks could be mandatory to get in.Many teams and leagues are exploring new technology that could help with crowd control and promote social distancing. Fans could have their every move scrutinized by cameras and lasers. By having virtual tickets scanned on their smart phones, fans could be acknowledging the health risk of attending a game while surrendering some of their personal privacy.In other news related to the coronavirus pandemic: The facility’s most valuable trophies and artifacts were moved to a secure facility in case additional trouble breaks out amid nationwide unrest over the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd. The handcuffed black man died Monday after a white police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes.Kimberly Beaudin, the hall’s chief executive director, said Sunday that the extensive glass facade of the nearly 95,000-square-foot building was shattered Friday night. She said rioters also broke into the street-level gift shop, stole merchandise and left it “pretty trashed.” But, other than some broken glass that fell into a large exhibition area shaped like a football field, the interior of the hall wasn’t breached by the protesters.Previously located in South Bend, Indiana, the Hall of Fame opened a new $68.5 million facility in Atlanta in 2014, taking a prime spot adjacent to the Georgia World Congress Center and right across the street from Centennial Olympic Park.It is part of a hub of downtown tourist attractions that also includes the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, CNN Center, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and a giant Ferris wheel.That area became the epicenter of Atlanta’s protests over Floyd’s death. Thousands of people jammed the streets, clashing with police and damaging businesses. Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMINNEAPOLIS POLICE DEATH-SPORTSCollege Football Hall of Fame damaged in Atlanta protestsUNDATED (AP) — The College Football Hall of Fame is boarded up and assessing damage from a destructive night of protests in downtown Atlanta. May 31, 2020 — The NHL has a coronavirus testing plan for players and staff if it returns to play. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says players would be tested for COVID-19 daily while games are going on. That could require 25,000-30,000 tests at a cost of millions of dollars. Players insisted on regular testing in the name of keeping themselves safe and healthy. The league does not expect that amount of tests to interfere with the needs of the general public. — NASCAR holds its fifth Cup Series race in 14 days Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. The field was set by a random draw and Brad Keselowski has the pole. He will start first for the second time in five races. NASCAR is trying to make up eight points races postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.— Gilbert Burns dominated former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley to win a unanimous decision on Saturday night in the mixed martial arts promotion’s return to Las Vegas. The event was held without fans at the UFC Apex, a small gym with broadcast facilities on the promotion’s corporate campus. The UFC used minimal personnel to stage the fight, and the promotion said everyone involved was subject to strict health and safety protocols.— United States Tennis Association officials continue to work on plans to hold the U.S. Open as scheduled. Among the possibilities are charter flights to ferry players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. There could be negative COVID-19 tests before traveling, centralized housing and daily temperature checks. USTA chief executive for professional tennis Stacey Allaster tells The Associated Press that all plans remain fluid, and no decisions have been made. Allaster added that if the USTA board does decide to go forward with the Open, she expects it to be held at its usual site and in its usual spot on the calendar.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6