Ivy League calls off fall sports because of COVID-19

The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to say it will not play sports this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs during pandemic

Stanford announced Wednesday that it is dropping 11 sports amid financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The school will discontinue men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey,...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 hours 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Games are restarting, but few media members will be there

Many familiar pregame sights won’t be back when baseball and the NBA return later this month. Managers won’t exchange lineup cards at home plate and basketball lineup introductions won’t feature...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Now off the tee: Ryder Cup postponed until 2021

Seth Waugh knows how a Ryder Cup is supposed to look and how it should sound. In his first week as CEO at the PGA of America, Waugh was in the 72-foot high grandstand behind the first tee at Le...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Track and field adapts for storied meet held in 7 venues

GENEVA – In a track and field season almost entirely wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic, athletes and organizers are setting new marks in creativity. On Thursday, the storied Weltklasse meet...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Back on track: NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson returns after coronavirus

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and will race Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. Johnson missed the first race of his Cup career...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Kyle Curtin conquers another record time for Tahoe

As the sun rose on the Fourth of July, Kyle Curtin was in the midst of an All-American effort. The 33-year-old out of Durango was running low on water and on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe. He was...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 hours 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

More positive tests, canceled workouts add to MLB unease

As baseball nears the two-week countdown to the start of its delayed season, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep more players, including Boston Red Sox projected opening day starter Eduardo...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lauren Milliet adjusts to life in the NWSL bubble

Life in the bubble has been good to Durango’s Lauren Milliet. A second-year pro in the National Women’s Soccer League, Milliet and the North Carolina Courage have stormed out to three wins in three...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLS to resume season minus FC Dallas

Major League Soccer is about to resume its season — in a state that has seen a huge spike in coronavirus infections, with one team absent because of a COVID-19 outbreak, and with plenty of worry...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mets to host Yankees on 20th anniversary of 9/11

NEW YORK – The New York Mets will host the crosstown Yankees on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 next season, according to a person familiar with the decision. The clubs will play at Citi Field in a...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NHL players to make potential Olympic return in 2022

International Ice Hockey Federation chief Rene’ Fasel is encouraged after learning the NHL’s pending labor deal opens the possibility of the world’s best players returning to the Olympics. Aside...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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