Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates all-star TV event

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eili...

Byron wins virtual Bristol; Bubba 'rage quits' early in race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — William Byron led the most laps in NASCAR's first two virtual races and had nothing to show for his gaming skills. The third time out, he got the win. Byron ea...

McLaughlin wins virtual IndyCar event racing from Australia

Scott McLaughlin’s real IndyCar debut is on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Australian V8 SuperCars champion isn’t letting that stop him from learning how to virtually drive the cars. ...

Tirico to host daily afternoon show on NBCSN starting Monday

NBC's Mike Tirico is returning to hosting a daily talk show, which will focus on the coronavirus pandemic's impact on the sports world. The hour-long “Lunch Talk Live” will air weekd...

World Games in Birmingham, Alabama postponed until 2022

The World Games is a showcase for athletes who compete in eclectic array of sports that have one thing in common: They are not part of the regular Olympic program. Now, they'll have...

Olympic delay adds workload, costs and cash flow uncertainty

GENEVA (AP) — Postponing the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 will make the event more costly for all parties, the International Olympic Committee acknowledged on Thursday, although it offered few details on wh...

Fauci says he feels safe despite threats, is focusing on job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, said Thursday he feels safe despite reports he's received online threats and has had uncomfortable personal encounters wi...

Shut-in TV viewers push 'Let's Make a Deal' to record rating

NEW YORK (AP) — Shut-in television viewers tuned in to the game show “Let's Make a Deal” in record numbers last week. TV programs across the dial recorded superlatives last week with...

IndyCar's virtual race to be aired on NBC Sports Network

IndyCar's virtual racing will be televised beginning with Saturday's iRacing event, which has been picked up by NBC Sports. The debut virtual race last weekend drew 433,000 combined ...

Simone Biles on 2021 Olympics: 'Nothing is set in stone'

There's a large whiteboard calendar on a wall inside the massive gym owned by Simone Biles' family that outlines every major gymnastics event of the year, the 2020 Olympics included. ...

US relations with PRC and Taiwan in a time of 'plague': William Stanton

The United States’ relations with the PRC have inexorably but inevitably worsened since the accession to power of Xi Jinping (習近平) in 2012. We have witnessed the Chinese Communist Party&rsquo...

Rubio specifies journalists for 'glee' in virus deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, pressed to identify media figures that he said expressed “glee” at Americans getting coronavirus, has cited an editorial cartoonist, a magazine writer, an onl...

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs by two teams

NFL team owners voted Tuesday to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference for next season. During a conference call to discuss league business after the annual meetings wer...

The countdown clock is clicking again for the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The countdown clocks have been reset and are ticking again for the Tokyo Olympics. The model outside Tokyo Station, and others across the Japanese capital were switched ...

ABC's Karl calls Rubio's tweet on media outrageous, hurtful

NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the White House Correspondents' Association on Monday called on Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to apologize for a tweet saying some media members “can't contain their deligh...