Coronavirus

March 28, 2020 - 2:18 am
SYDNEY (AP) — An A-League soccer player has become the first Australian professional footballer to test positive for the new coronavirus. The unnamed player, who plays for the Newcastle Jets in New South Wales state, was tested Friday as a precaution before an international flight. He played in...
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In this image provided by Northwestern University Athletics, Northwestern senior associate athletic director for health, safety and performance Tory Lindley addresses the Wildcats’ football team after NCAA college football practice in Kenosha, Wis. Lindley is the president of the National Athletic Trainers Association, which has put together an app to help athletic trainers assist understaffed hospitals and health care systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Northwestern University Athletics via AP)
March 28, 2020 - 1:41 am
Athletic trainers across the country are changing their routines and joining the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The National Athletic Trainers Association put together an app aimed at helping trainers assist understaffed hospitals. The app was intended to give health care providers a...
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A locked gate is seen by the Etihad Stadium where Manchester City was due to play Burnley in an English Premier League soccer match Saturday March 14, 2020, after all English soccer games were cancelled due to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. For most people, the new COVID-19 coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause more severe illness.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
March 28, 2020 - 12:05 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ USA Curling says additional participants at a tournament this month in Laurel, Maryland, have tested positive for the coronavirus. The United States Curling Association Club National Championships were held March...
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Locked gates and empty walkways are shown at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, home of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team, on what was to be opening day March 26, 2020, in Baltimore, Md. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 27, 2020 - 9:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If the final pitch of the 2020 baseball season comes closer to Christmas than Halloween, that's fine with the players. Major League Baseball owners ratified a 17-page agreement with the union on Friday in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, with players willing to extend the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 25, 2020, file photo, a man walks in front of a Tokyo Olympics logo at the Tokyo metropolitan government headquarters. The postponement of the Tokyo Games has catapulted the sports organizations that make up the backbone of the U.S. Olympic team into crisis. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
March 27, 2020 - 7:13 pm
DENVER (AP) — The postponement of the Tokyo Games has catapulted the sports organizations that make up the backbone of the U.S. Olympic team into crisis. At least one has already started layoffs and others are desperate to stay solvent. Some are expecting a major downturn in membership dues, while...
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The Clubhouse with Kyle Bailey
March 27, 2020 - 5:53 pm
Will Healy joined the Clubhouse to discuss how he and the rest of the 49ers staff are handling the coronavirus pandemic, and if he thinks the College Football season could be in jeopardy.
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2005, file photo, the inscription on the Stanley Cup showing the 1919 series, the only series in the history of the cup not completed, is shown at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Anyone who scoffs at drastic measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, who wonders if it was really necessary to shut down sports around the world, needs to learn the tragic story of the 1919 Stanley Cup Finals. It's right there on the silver chalice, engraved alongside all the championship teams. "Series not completed." (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP
March 27, 2020 - 5:47 pm
Anyone who scoffs at all these drastic measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, who wonders if it's really necessary to shut down sports around the world, needs a primer on the 1919 Stanley Cup Finals. The tragic turns of events is right there on the silver chalice, engraved alongside all...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 6, 2008, file photo, Kansas head coach Bill Self listens to a question at a news conference before Monday's championship game against Memphis at the NCAA college basketball Final Four in San Antonio. The NCAA and networks across the sports dial have infused fans with a hoops fix by rebroadcasting epic NCAA Tournament games. Coaches and players involved in those games are adding insight and a dash of humor by live tweeting during the replay. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
March 27, 2020 - 5:25 pm
Kansas had kept Derrick Rose in check well into the 2008 national championship game when coach Bill Self decided it was time to change defenses against the Memphis star. Bad idea. “Well. They have momentum. I made mistake,” Self said while live tweeting a replay of the game recently. “Had done a...
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Horses run in the fourth race at Santa Anita Park in front of empty stands Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Arcadia, Calif. While most of the sports world is idled by the coronavirus pandemic, horse racing runs on. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 27, 2020 - 4:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Santa Anita immediately canceled live racing Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic after instructions from the Los Angeles County Health Department. The track in Arcadia, California, was preparing to stage eight races when the cancellation was announced about 30 minutes...
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San Diego Padres players and coaches line up during playing of the national anthem before a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, March 9, 2020, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 27, 2020 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Players agreed to a deal with Major League Baseball that would preserve service time in the event this season is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but left open details of what a configured schedule would look like. As part of the agreement approved by the union Thursday...
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