PGA Tour, Memorial remove plans to have spectators

The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Memorial,...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

WNBA players to spotlight Breonna Taylor on jerseys

NEW YORK — 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. Players will also wear warmup shirts...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Money Mahomes: Chiefs sign star QB to 10-year, $503 million extension

The Kansas City Chiefs made sure they’ll have Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes around as long as possible. Mahomes agreed to a 10-year extension worth up to $503 million, according to his agency,...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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

Rapper Ice Cube, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and longtime boxing promoter Bob Arum led a cavalcade of sports leagues, federations, businesses and teams that navigated a federal loan program...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Trump criticizes Redskins, Indians for considering name changes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday criticized a pair of pro sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality. Trump...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

FC Dallas withdraws from the MLS tournament because of coronavirus tests

FC Dallas has withdrawn from the MLS is Back tournament in Florida after 10 players tested positive for coronavirus. The league said Monday that of the 557 players sequestered at a pair of Walt...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kevin Harvick uses Denny Hamlin’s crash to win Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS — Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. And on a cooling track, Hamlin’s worn tires simply gave out. As the sun set Sunday over Indianapolis...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bryson DeChambeau bombs way to 3-stroke win in Detroit

DETROIT — Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power. The plan is working. With...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Little Adventures: Fishing ‘for kids’ not ‘with kids’

Anyone who tells you they don’t go fishing to catch fish is either a liar, a bad fisherman or a parent. Unfortunately for my fishing addiction, I am the latter of the three. When my kids were...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

NEW YORK – The coronavirus outbreak moved the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest from the Coney Island boardwalk to an undisclosed indoor location but the results were familiar: Joey Chestnut...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

American Explorer: Howard Grotts discovers a drive beyond international mountain biking

A pure expression of energy. That’s what sets Howard Grotts into motion. From start lines at the Olympics and the biggest mountain bike races in the world in previous years to stepping out his...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for coronavirus

INDIANAPOLIS – Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The 44-year-old Johnson is the...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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