Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls stemming from the pandemic are approaching an unwelcome milestone: In coming days, the number of eliminated sports programs will almost surely pass 100.
Charter flights to ferry U.S. Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. Daily temperature checks.
It was the end of March, and Josh Fiske, a urologist from Livingston, New Jersey, was in the hospital fighting an uphill battle against the coronavirus. Just a week earlier, he had easily jogged a 5-mile route around his neighborhood. But his body was failing him now.
The NBA Board of Governors met again without a consensus opinion emerging on how many teams should be back on the floor for the planned late-July resumption of the pandemic-interrupted season, three people familiar with details of the call said Friday.
The Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes.
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball’s shortened amateur draft will remain at the MLB Network studios in Seacaucus, New Jersey, for the first round on June 10.
NEW YORK (AP) — At least 15 major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball’s policy guarantying those players $400 per week.
The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic.
A small group of protesters joined the nationwide demonstrations protesting the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd was killed in police custody in Minneapolis on Monday, sparking riots in Minnesota and protests across the United States.
A large group of protesters lined the sides of Queen Kaahumanu highway Friday afternoon urging for Hawaii’s leaders to re-open the state. More than 100 demonstrators — nearly all without masks — carried signs with messages varying from “I need a haircut” to warnings of tyranny, waved shakas and garnered honks from passing vehicles.
Among the $5.1 billion in capital improvements allocated by a bill in the Legislature now awaiting Gov. David Ige’s signature, $6.3 million will be heading to Konawaena High School to improve their athletic sites.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Monaco Grand Prix has been canceled.
The NBA is in the early stages of discussions with the Walt Disney Co. to restart its suspended season in late July at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, a league spokesman said Saturday.
PHILADELPHIA — More than 96,000 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control, have died from the coronavirus, and still we want sports to return.
A proposed environmental impact statement — produced by aquarium fishers to reopen West Hawaii’s coastal waters to 10 commercial aquarium fishermen — was rejected in a 7-0 decision by the Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday.
A large gap in sites for the state Department of Education’s summer grab-and-go program, which provides free meals to children, is raising concerns in West Hawaii.
NEW YORK — The New York Jets and quarterback Joe Flacco have agreed to terms on a one-year deal, the 2013 Super Bowl MVP’s agency announced on Twitter.
WASHINGTON — Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital.
Southeastern Conference schools will be able to bring athletes in all sports back to campus for voluntary activities starting June 8 at the discretion of each university, and the Big 12 plans to welcome football players back to campus a week later.
OMAHA, Neb. — A group of Power Five coaches led by Michigan’s Erik Bakich is proposing a later start to the college baseball season to trim expenses in the post-coronavirus era, make the game more fan friendly and reduce injury risk to players.