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    Madrid forward Vinícius to repeat virus test

    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says forward Vinícius Júnior will need to have another coronavirus test after an initial test result came out “wrong.” Zidane says “the doctor informed me that the test had come out wrong and we were […] More

  • Giants return, so do some players, but Padres' INF Mateo out
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    Giants return, so do some players, but Padres’ INF Mateo out

    As Major League Baseball cautiously tiptoes closer toward beginning its delayed 2020 season, several teams welcomed back players who might have been exposed to the coronavirus and the San Francisco Giants resumed workouts Wednesday after finally receiving the results of COVID-19 tests administered over the weekend. The San Diego Padres, however, revealed that newly acquired […] More

  • Johnson cleared to race after 2 negative coronavirus tests
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    Johnson cleared to race after 2 negative coronavirus tests

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and has been cleared to race Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. Johnson missed the first race of his Cup career when he tested positive last Friday. He was tested after his wife received a positive result. Hendrick Motorsports said Johnson tested […] More

  • MLS to resume season minus 1 team amid growing virus concern
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    MLS to resume season minus 1 team amid growing virus concern

    Major League Soccer is about to resume its season — in a state that has seen a huge spike in coronavirus infections, with one team absent because of a COVID-19 outbreak, and with plenty of worry about what will happen next. The MLS is Back tournament starts Wednesday in Florida. The league’s teams are sequestered […] More

  • UCI says BMX world championships canceled
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    UCI says BMX world championships canceled

    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The International Cycling Union says this year’s BMX world championships have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The event was scheduled to be held in Houston in May and was at first postponed. The UCI says no new host […] More

  • NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1
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    NHL, players’ union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

    The NHL is not only in a position to resume playing within the next month, the league has the potential of enjoying labor peace through 2026. The National Hockey League and the NHL Players’ Association on Monday announced reaching a tentative deal on a return to play format which is coupled with the two sides […] More

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    Navratilova tops Evert for 1st Slam title

    EDITOR’S NOTE — Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The AP is republishing stories about a handful of such matches while the canceled grass-court Grand Slam tournament was supposed to be played. One memorable tennis rivalry featured Martina Navritlova against Chris Evert. They […] More

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    NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season

    The NHL and NHL Players’ Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press there was an agreement on protocols for training camps and games and the sides are still negotiating an extension of the collective bargaining […] More

  • Burnley, Sheffield United draw 1-1 in Premier League
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    Burnley, Sheffield United draw 1-1 in Premier League

    BURNLEY – Sheffield United’s unlikely hopes of qualifying for the Champions League were further reduced after a 1-1 draw at Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday. John Egan earned United a point with an 80th-minute equalizer at a virtually empty Turf Moor that left Chris Wilder’s side seven points behind Manchester United in fifth […] More

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    Matthew Wolff shoots 64 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

    DETROIT – Matthew Wolff has been working on his mindset, trying to have a good time regardless of results to help him perform closer to his potential. An ice cream truck outside the Detroit Golf Club seemed to help. Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a three-shot lead […] More

  • American coach makes his mark by winning Austrian title
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    American coach makes his mark by winning Austrian title

    DÜSSELDORF – DÜJesse Marsch came to Europe to make a name both for himself and for every other American soccer coach. He managed that in a big way. Marsch led Salzburg to this season’s Austrian league title, the most significant trophy won by an American coach in Europe. “My main emphasis in coming to Europe […] More

  • Defending champion Nats return healthy, careful on protocols
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    Defending champion Nats return healthy, careful on protocols

    WASHINGTON – Dave Martinez’s mantra of going 1-0 every day followed the Washington Nationals to their first World Series title. When they resumed workouts Friday at summer training camp in the midst of a global pandemic, the manager’s mantra remained. Only, it has a different meaning for the defending champions tiptoeing the health and safety […] More

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