National Sports

Hacker posts racial slur on fan chat with black NHL player

Apr 3, 2020

A hacker posted a racial slur hundreds of times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New York Rangers prospect

The Latest: NCAA suspends infraction hearings, arguments

Apr 3, 2020

The NCAA says hearings and oral arguments in infractions cases have been suspended through May 31 amid the coronavirus pandemic

3rd Iditarod champion, nicknamed 'Yukon Fox,' dies at 79

Apr 3, 2020

Emmitt Peters Sr., an Alaska Native who won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as a rookie in 1975, has died at age 79 in his home village of Ruby

Federal judge tosses fan lawsuit vs. MLB, Astros, Red Sox

Apr 3, 2020

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by fantasy sports contestants who claimed they were damaged by sign stealing in Major League Baseball

WNBA postpones start of season this month because of virus

Apr 3, 2020

The WNBA has postponed the start of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic

NFLPA accused of stonewalling ex-players on disability funds

Apr 3, 2020

The attorney representing retired NFL players alleges the players’ union stonewalled his clients when confronted with questions whether their Social Security disability payments would be affected before the labor agreement was narrowly ratified last…

Jim Houston, Browns' 'Mr. Dependable,' had CTE

Apr 3, 2020

Cleveland Browns linebacker and Ohio State two-way star Jim Houston has been diagnosed with Stage 3 chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Wickens hopes iRace will be 1st step back on IndyCar journey

Apr 3, 2020

Robert Wickens has spent nearly 21 months fighting his way back from a spinal cord injury he suffered in a crash at Pocono

VIRUS DIARY: Fantasy baseball, when real ball is the fantasy

Apr 3, 2020

Right now, there’s no watching from lawn chairs the grandkids’ games of tee-ball, with kids piling on each other fighting for the ball while a coach windmills his arm to a confused runner

Pandemic forcing NBA players to work out with what's on hand

Apr 3, 2020

Giannis Antetokounmpo is spending much of his time during the coronavirus-imposed hiatus working out,

Column: Remembering Final Four that never was in the A-T-L

Apr 3, 2020

It would’ve been a magnificent weekend

Big league vets with minor league deals get up to $50,000

Apr 3, 2020

About 370 players who were at big league spring training with minor league contracts will get payments of up to $50,000 each from the Major League Baseball Players Association

NFL medical officer Dr. Sills speaks of uncertain times

Apr 3, 2020

Days after the NFL revealed its hopes of conducting a normal regular season and playoffs, its chief medical officer warns that nothing is a certainty during the coronavirus pandemic

The biggest bad guy at WrestleMania is coronavirus

Apr 3, 2020

While real sports have shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, WWE has pressed

New Preakness date uncertain but infield party canceled

Apr 3, 2020

The Preakness is looking for a new date this year and has decided to cancel the infield party that is a staple of the Triple Crown race