Pac-12, Big Ten ponder fall football as another school punts
Officials in the Big Ten and Pac-12 resumed discussions Tuesday about whether college football should be played this fall as another program decided to punt on its coming season because of the pandemic.
The Latest: FBS independent UMass cancels fall football
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Massachusetts is the latest school from the Football Bowl Subdivision, college football’s highest level, to cancel its fall season.
Alonso confident in team prep for another Indy 500 attempt
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — His steering wheel has been secured and the car is the proper color, two signs Fernando Alonso has a far better shot this year at the Indianapolis 500.
Chiefs wide receivers showcase speed during indoor race
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mecole Hardman is probably faster than 99% of players in the NFL. Tyreek Hill happens to be in the 1%. The two Chiefs wide receivers have traded barbs about their speed ever since Hardman was chosen in the second round of last year's draft.
Thomas assured $2 million bonus as tour heads to postseason
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Justin Thomas shot only one round in the 60s at Harding Park, tied for 37th and lost the No. 1 ranking that he had held all of one week.
The West play-in race may be decided by slimmest of margins
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The race in the Western Conference for two play-in game spots will go down to the wire. And the difference could be razor close — just about the slimmest possible.
36-year-old daughter of Giants co-owner Steve Tisch dies
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The 36-year-old daughter of New York Giants co-owner and film producer Steve Tisch has died. Hilary Anne Tisch died on Monday, Steve Tisch said in a statement issued for the family.
Three decades after Jones fight, gold still stings for Park
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games.
Hockey makes progress in midst of awakening about racism
Anson Carter filled his time in pandemic isolation walking 11 miles a day, sometimes with his dogs, around his Atlanta neighborhood.
Kuzma's 3-pointer lifts Lakers to 124-121 win over Nuggets
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Kuzma hit a 3-pointer with .4 seconds left and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 124-121 Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Trump, coaches push for college football as cracks emerge
President Donald Trump on Monday joined a U.S. senator and a number of coaches calling to save the college football season from a pandemic-forced shutdown as supporters pushed the premise that the players are safer because of their sport.
AP source: Indians' Clevinger flew with team after violation
CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger's free spirit may have put the Cleveland Indians at risk. Clevinger flew home with his teammates Sunday despite knowing he had broken the club's COVID-19 protocols by going out in Chicago with right-hander Zach Plesac during Cleveland's weekend trip, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The Latest: Asian Beach Games postponed
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ he Olympic Council of Asia has postponed the sixth Asian Beach Games in China to April 2-10 next year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Laureano says Astros coach insulted mother, sparking fracas
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Oakland outfielder Ramon Laureano says Houston Astros hitting coach Álex Cintrón made a crude remark about his mother that prompted a benches-clearing incident Sunday, and Athletics manager Bob Melvin wants Cintrón punished harshly by Major League Baseball.
Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere
The New York Rangers got a timely assist with their rebuilding efforts. New York won the second phase of the NHL draft lottery, giving the franchise a shot at selecting winger Alexis Lafreniere.
'Heavy lifting:' West is big, tough, deep and wide open
The top of the Western Conference features the defending Stanley Cup champion, a 2018 finalist with even more talent and an MVP front-runner.
Safe at home? Blue Jays end nomadic journey in Buffalo
The signage is familiar. And well, really, that's about it. But hey, it beats nothing. Or, to be more precise for the Toronto Blue Jays, it beats seeing their name on the bottom of a scoreboard in a visiting stadium for a game that is “home” in name only.
Doubleheader between Cardinals and Tigers postponed
DETROIT (AP) — A doubleheader between the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers this week is being postponed to allow more time for additional COVID-19 testing.
Zion's rookie year will end without postseason berth
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Zion Williamson’s rookie season is ending without a playoff berth. It’s not an uncommon stop on the NBA learning curve.
All good: WNBA has reported no positive coronavirus tests
One month into the season and the WNBA bubble seems to be working. There have been no positive tests for coronavirus since the initial round of testing when the players arrived in Florida at IMG Academy.
Column: 'Greatest spectacle' goes on even in a pandemic
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was always going to be an Indianapolis 500 this year —with full attendance, limited attendance or, where Indianapolis Motor Speedway finally landed, with no fans at all.
A star-studded list of NFL players looking for 2020 rebound
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller is determined to show 2019 was an oddity, not an omen. Miller’s performance last season was nothing to scoff at considering he had eight sacks and made his eighth Pro Bowl.
AP WAS THERE: 1984 Los Angeles Olympics
EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games.