Oakland Athletics outfielders Mark Canha (20) and Ramon Laureano, second from right, wear masks as they greet teammates after they defeated the Seattle Mariners in the second baseball game of a doubleheader, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Seattle. Both games were played in air smoky from wildfires in Oregon, Washington, and California. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
September 18, 2020 - 4:19 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Florida Atlantic postponed its football opener Saturday at Georgia Southern because of a coronavirus outbreak. The two schools hope to reschedule, FAU said Friday. Eleven people in the FAU program tested positive...
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September 14, 2020 - 10:27 am
VIENNA (AP) — FIFA would help fund a global agency to tackle corruption in sport, its president Gianni Infantino said Monday. Creating a body like the World Anti-Doping Agency to address financial corruption, match-fixing and the influence of organized crime in sport has been talked about for more...
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September 12, 2020 - 7:18 pm
The pandemic disrupted college sports again Saturday, with Virginia and Virginia Tech postponing their Sept. 19 football opener because of COVID-19 issues at Virginia Tech. The schools said this was a mutual agreement. No makeup date was announced for the game that had been set for Virginia Tech's...
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September 12, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ An undentified player for Sporting Kansas City has tested positive for COVID-19. The MLS team said Saturday the player self-isolated upon the initial positive result. The player will remain in isolation until...
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September 11, 2020 - 4:26 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Memphis has paused football practice and all group activities for the team, saying a “number of individuals” with the program have tested positive for COVID-19. The Tigers are scheduled to host Houston on Sept. 18...
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September 03, 2020 - 11:55 am
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are bringing back wide receiver Josh Gordon on a one-year deal even as the talented pass catcher awaits reinstatement from the NFL after his latest suspension. Gordon’s signing was confirmed on Twitter by his agent David Canter on Thursday, just two days...
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) does neck stretch the NFL football team's training camp Monday Aug. 24, 2020, in Eagan, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 02, 2020 - 9:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kirk Cousins said he's sensitive to concerns about COVID-19 and believes in the importance of wearing a mask to help protect others, as the Minnesota Vikings quarterback tried to clarify comments on a newly released podcast that came across as dismissive of the coronavirus. In a...
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FILE - Fans rush the field after Auburn defeated Alabama in the Iron Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Auburn, Ala. What is most commonly referred to as major college football (aka NCAA Division I Bowl Subdivision or FBS) is compromised of 130 teams and 10 conferences. Seventy-seven of those teams are scheduled to play throughout the fall, starting at various times in September. The other 53, including the entire Big Ten and Pac-12, have postponed their seasons and are hoping to make them up later. That means no No. 2 Ohio State, No. 7 Penn State, No. 9 Oregon and six other teams that were ranked in the preseason AP Top 25. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
September 02, 2020 - 1:15 pm
A most overused coaching cliche has never been so relevant as college football embarks on a season of COVID-19: Take it one day at a time. With so much uncertainty, trying to figure how this will go is impossible. But there will be games, including a few this weekend, though the usual Labor Day...
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Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott runs practice form the middle of the field with a mask on during the second day of training camp opened to the media at ADPRO Sports Training Center's outdoor field in Orchard Park, N.Y., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. P (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News via AP, Pool)
August 28, 2020 - 4:09 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Seven members of the Kansas State football team have tested positive for COVID-19 in the first outbreak since the Wildcats convened for summer workouts in June. The Wildcats will continue to practice for the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley, center, stands with his team before the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game against LSU in Atlanta. College football teams set to play this fall are trying to help their depth amid the coronavirus pandemic by finding players capable of playing multiple positions. Riley says it is “something every coach in the country is thinking about right now.” That's because positive tests, contact tracing and quarantines could abruptly alter any roster. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
August 28, 2020 - 2:16 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Trey Morrison entered preseason camp set to play nickelback, only to start working at free safety with the goal of being ready to play anywhere in the secondary on short notice. That’s because the 18th-ranked Tar Heels, like many teams, are preparing for roster...
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