National Sports

Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

Jul 6, 2020

The Boston Red Sox recently issued a strong statement about fighting racism at Fenway Park, following the death of George Floyd

Nationals cancel workout because of COVID-19 testing delay

Jul 6, 2020

Baseball's two World Series finalists canceled workouts because of coronavirus testing delays

NHL, players announce labor deal, plan to resume play Aug. 1

Jul 6, 2020

The National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association have reached a tentative agreement to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years

MLB releases pandemic-shortened schedule amid testing delays

Jul 6, 2020

Major League Baseball released its pandemic-shortened schedule even as some teams were bogged down by coronavirus concerns

Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass

Jul 6, 2020

Hundreds of sports-related businesses got in line for the government-funded Payroll Protection Plan designed to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Betts: Baseball didn't do good job with response to Floyd

Jul 6, 2020

Mookie Betts wasn’t moved by Major League Baseball’s response in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody, and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ newest star has a goal of getting the Black community to love baseball as much as he …

Chiefs, Mahomes agree to 10-year, $503 million extension

Jul 6, 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs made sure they’ll have Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes around as long as possible

PGA Tour, Memorial scrap plans to have limited spectators

Jul 6, 2020

The PGA Tour and the Memorial have scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week in Ohio

WNBA players to spotlight Breonna Taylor on jerseys

Jul 6, 2020

WNBA players will wear uniforms for the opening weekend of the season featuring Breonna Taylor’s name when the league begins play later this month

Trump sideswipes NASCAR, Wallace over flag and noose

Jul 6, 2020

President Donald Trump is taking a sideswipe at NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag

FC Dallas withdraws from the MLS is Back tournament

Jul 6, 2020

FC Dallas has withdrawn from the MLS is Back tournament in Florida after 10 players tested positive for coronavirus

MLB '20 schedule: Yanks-Nats, Giants-Dodgers open on July 23

Jul 6, 2020

Mookie Betts, Gerrit Cole and a pair of high-profile matchups are set for opening day as Major League Baseball begins its shortened 60-game season on July 23 in ballparks without fans

Asymptomatic All-Star slugger Gallo tests positive for virus

Jul 6, 2020

All-Star slugger Joey Gallo has tested positive for the coronavirus and is missing the Texas Rangers' summer camp

The bubble awaits: NBA teams set to start Disney arrivals

Jul 6, 2020

Ready or not, here comes the NBA into the Disney bubble

Mourinho delighted by Lloris-Son clash during Tottenham win

Jul 6, 2020

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris rushed to confront teammate Son Heung-min at halftime of the English Premier League match against Everton