CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians third baseman José Ramírez and slugger Franmil Reyes have been isolated from their teammates at spring training after breaking COVID-19 protocols.
Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons have been ruled out of Sunday's NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta because of a coronavirus contact tracing issue, the league announced about eight hours before tipoff.
NEW YORK (AP) — They called it the Fight of the Century, and when Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier met for the first time a lot more was at stake than just the heavyweight title. Fifty years later, the fight still reigns undefeated not just as an event but as an iconic moment in time. As part of…
The money was huge — a cool $2.5 million apiece — and so was the stage for Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Their first fight at Madison Square Garden was so epic it was billed as the Fight of the Century, and 50 years later it reigns undefeated.
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — By the time Rick Pitino got to town, the coronavirus was already there.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo “is feeling better” but remains week-to-week from the head hit that earned Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson a seven-game suspension, coach Bruce Cassidy said Sunday.
JASNA, Slovakia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin slammed Slovakian race organizers after a women's World Cup giant slalom Sunday, calling them “unprofessional” for making her wait in the start gate before her final run for what she felt was too long.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Rangers won its first Scottish Premiership title in 10 years on Sunday to complete its recovery from financial implosion and being forced to start again in the fourth division.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gambling industry group wants to teach consumers how to tell if a particular sports betting or online casino site is legal or not.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Israel Adesanya learned that holding two UFC title belts simultaneously is not nearly as easy as Amanda Nunes makes it look.
What’s that piece of advice Little League coaches always tell their kids — keep your eye on the ball, right?
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo was released from the hospital Saturday after spending the night following a head hit from Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson, who was suspended seven games.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Five Creighton basketball players explained in a short pregame video Saturday why they were hurt by coach Greg McDermott's remarks in his locker room talk following a loss last weekend.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After missing three games with a concussion and facial injuries, Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu returned Saturday wearing a protective mask he chose because it makes him look a little like a superhero.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Virginia's clutch baskets alone were cause enough for players to leap off the bench in celebration.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Lee Westwood isn't just killing time waiting to become old enough to compete against guys his own age.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Wes Moore is thrilled to be back in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game as the Wolfpack looks to defend their title.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Jennifer Kupcho made a 12-foot eagle putt on the final hole to cut Austin Ernst's lead to a stroke Saturday in the LPGA Tour’s Drive On Championship.
No. 10 Villanova is limping into the postseason with a third-string point guard and a bit of a road slump.
New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone returned to the dugout Saturday, three days after surgery to have a pacemaker inserted.
The NBA is expecting arenas to be filled again next season and a return to its normal calendar, Commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday, while cautioning again that every plan is contingent on continued progress in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Minus star freshman Cade Cunningham, No. 17 Oklahoma State still found some welcome momentum going into the postseason.
Arsenal’s bold approach of playing the ball out from the back since the arrival of Mikel Arteta in December 2019 has drawn plenty of praise and led to a number of wonderfully constructed goals.
Mo Williams played for the Eastern Conference in the 2009 NBA All-Star Game, and he fully understands the enormity of the event’s platform.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Zach Edey got a crash course in the Indiana-Purdue rivalry when he was held scoreless in January.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Mathew Barzal and Scott Mayfield each had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Saturday for their fourth straight victory.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Louisville guard Dana Evans is learning she doesn't have to score 20 points a game anymore for her team to win.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Two rounds of South American World Cup qualifiers scheduled for the end of March were postponed on Saturday following opposition from European clubs about allowing their players to travel during the coronavirus pandemic.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle Mariners top prospect Jarred Kelenic will be sidelined due to a strained adductor muscle in his left knee.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Traveling across the rugged, unforgiving and roadless Alaska terrain is already hard enough, but whatever comforts mushers previously had in the world’s most famous sled dog race will be cast aside this year due to the pandemic.
Shohei Ohtani figured he’d be careful in his return to the mound after two injury-spoiled seasons.
Kansas placed coach Les Miles on administrative leave Friday night, hours after a report released by LSU revealed school officials there considered firing him in 2013 because of his behavior with female student workers.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker won't play in the NBA All-Star Game this weekend because of a mild sprain in his left knee, opening up space for Utah's Mike Conley to make his first All-Star appearance.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Friday lifted some coronavirus restrictions on outdoor sports and entertainment venues, clearing the way for fans to attend games on Major League Baseball's opening day and for theme parks like Disneyland to reopen for the first time in more than a year.
ATLANTA (AP) — Get ready for another season — hopefully, the last — of the most hapless act in sports.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mark Pavelich, the speedy center from the Iron Range who played on the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team, has died at a treatment center for mental illness. He was 63.
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — Tiger Woods was unconscious in a mangled SUV after he crashed the vehicle in Southern California last week, according to a court document that also revealed a nearby resident and not a sheriff’s deputy was first on the scene.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Corey Conners spent more time grinding out pars than chasing birdies, and that proved to be the right recipe Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational as Bay Hill began to bake under a warm sun.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Jennifer Kupcho and Austin Ernst each shot their second straight 5-under 67 to share the second-round lead Friday in the LPGA Tour's Drive On Championship.
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Paul McMullen, a runner who was a member of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team, died in a ski accident in northern Michigan, Eastern Michigan University said Friday. He was 49.
Brent Seabrook gutted out injuries and played through pain to win the Stanley Cup three times for the Chicago Blackhawks and take home an Olympic gold medal with Team Canada.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California to allow Major League Baseball, parks like Disneyland, live shows to resume at reduced capacity on April 1.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Domingo Germán pitched two scoreless innings for the New York Yankees in his spring training debut Friday, a week after publicly apologizing for actions that led to his 2019 suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin's time in Detroit is over, another significant step in a rebuilding process that has the Pistons at the bottom of the Eastern Conference.
MIAMI (AP) — Fifteen years ago, Brandon Marshall barely made the cut for the NFL's Indianapolis combine.
There are some very rich people about to get a whole lot richer. Who else but NFL owners?
NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Sam Dyson was suspended for the 2021 season by Major League Baseball on Friday under the domestic violence policy of the league and the players' association.
Israel Adesanya stepped onto the UFC 259 scale in a mask and sweatpants. After weighing in at several pounds below the limit for his light heavyweight title fight, he gestured to his cornerman, who handed him a pizza box.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Houston Astros are minus eight pitchers because of COVID-19 protocols, but general manager James Click said there were no plans to pause activity at the team’s spring training camp.
The NFL is taking steps to learn more about different ways to help players manage pain.
Shohei Ohtani figured he’d be careful in his return to the mound after two injury-spoiled seasons.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Free-agent outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. is joining the Milwaukee Brewers, agreeing to the parameters of a $24 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone took a leave of absence from the team to get a pacemaker and intends to return to work in a few days.
Eager for a fresh start with a new team, J.A. Happ needed to slow down before throwing a single pitch for the Minnesota Twins.
Shane Bieber’s final start last season was rough. His first one in 2021 wasn’t too much better.
Nolan Arenado in his new Cardinal red, Mookie Betts back in Dodger blue. October breakout star Randy Arozarena with a hit in his first February at-bat, Buster Posey returning from an opt-out year.
Michele Meyer-Shipp doesn't have to travel far to realize the challenge of growing the sport of baseball in the Black community.