"Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" will be performed live or played before "The Star-Spangled Banner" prior to each NFL game during Week 1 and the league is considering putting names of victims of police brutality on helmet decals or jersey patches, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.
Cort Scheer of Homedale, Idaho, vaulted into the lead in the saddle-bronc riding competition during the second performance of the 2020 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo on Tuesday, notching an 83-point ride on the Harry Vold horse Music Man.
Yoán Moncada has spent the past couple of months working out in what he called a "controlled and limited environment" in Florida, where the White Sox slugger could continue to get at-bats while protecting himself from the coronavirus.
On opening night of the 2020 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Monday, bareback riders Tanner Aus and Ty Breuer tied for the early lead in the event by posting identical 87 scores.
It only looks as though Dustin Johnson barely has a pulse on the golf course. One moment made him a little nervous.
No. 1 overall draft pick Spencer Torkelson and the Detroit Tigers agreed to a minor league contract on Tuesday, and the team said the infielder will join its player pool for this abbreviated season.
The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches. A trio of players, including Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake and Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman, have announced they won't be playing in the upcoming 60-game season.
Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake has opted out of the 2020 season due to concerns about the coronavirus.
The coronavirus thwarted business as usual for the 2020 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo, but its eight performances, from Monday through Sunday, June 29-July 5, should be as gripping as ever for fans.
The deals are done. The NBA is coming back. The season will resume on July 30 at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida. ...
Forget about those halcyon first few days of spring training, when arranging for the right tee time on the right golf course is often more challenging than the work on the field.
Acknowledging that no option would have been risk-free during a pandemic, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that the concern shared by the league and its players surrounding next month's restart of the season is rising as coronavirus cases in Florida keep climbing.
— The billboard at the entrance to Pocono Raceway has photos of Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch and "First-Ever NASCAR Doubleheader" in bold letters. The kicker comes at the bottom of the sign: "Kids Free." A grand gesture -- and a needless one.
The biggest takeaway following the NFL's two-day quarterback coaching summit is there's no shortage of qualified minority candidates waiting for opportunities to be head coaches and coordinators.
Will Gordon shot an 8-under 62 Friday to move into the early lead at the Travelers Championship, where two more golfers withdrew due to the coronavirus.
Randy Dobnak had finished making his morning omelette one day last week when his wife, Aerial, asked the Minnesota Twins pitcher to keep the eggs out so she could make a sandwich.
Declaring "the noose was real," NASCAR officials on Thursday released a photo of the rope found in the speedway garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace that prompted a federal investigation into whether he had been the target of a hate crime.
Vince Carter made his retirement official on Thursday, announcing on his podcast that his 22-year NBA career has come to an end. The announcement was largely a formality because the 43-year-old Carter had said many times over the course of this season that this would be his last in the NBA.
All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies has become the first Major League Baseball player known to have tested positive for the coronavirus.
So, where were we? Mid-March, a spring training exhibition between the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. Even before the final out, both sides had gotten the official word: Major League Baseball was shutting down immediately because of the coronavirus pandemic.
NASCAR went to Talladega Superspeedway on heightened alert after Bubba Wallace, its only Black driver, took on an active role in a push for racial equality.
There is no escaping it: NASCAR is a white-dominated sport with a predominantly white fan base and a longstanding reputation as being far from inclusive. Its evolution, such as it is, has been halting and awkward. One step forward, seemingly a half step back.
The Philadelphia Phillies say two more players and two additional staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, spiking the number of total members in the organization who have the virus to 12.
The timing eventually worked out for Troy Weaver and the Detroit Pistons.The Pistons introduced Weaver as their new general manager on a video conference Monday.