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MLB players say pay shouldn't be cut if empty ballparks

NEW YORK—Major League Baseball players are upset over the prospect teams may seek additional pay cuts if games are played in empty ballparks due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Their anger was stoked last week when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he was told by Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon that the union would have to agree to lower salaries if games are played without fans.

Byron wins second NASCAR virtual race in a drama-free event

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Nobody did anything to get fired or lose a sponsor in this week's edition of NASCAR virtual racing.

William Byron won his second consecutive NASCAR virtual race yesterday by holding off Timmy Hill—the driver who moved him out of the way to win an earlier iRacing event—in a race low on dramatics.

Pagenaud beats Penske teammates to win another virtual race

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—A second straight victory in virtual racing for Simon Pagenaud and Team Penske, and tempers were hot at the end of this one.

Pagenaud, the reigning Indianapolis 500 winner, competed in his firesuit and captured IndyCar's race Saturday on a simulated Twin Ring Motegi in Japan. A frantic final 10 laps decided the iRacing event.