Column: Snell now poster child for spoiled ballplayers

I’m not really sure what Twitch is, but I do know this — Blake Snell will wish he was never on it. He said on the social gaming site what a lot of Major League Baseball players are p...

AP source: Players ask MLB for slew of financial documents

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for the baseball players’ union asked Major League Baseball to submit a slew of financial documents that detail the industry’s finances, a person familiar with the request told...

Rays' Blake Snell says 'I’m not playing unless I get mine'

Tampa Bay Rays All-Star pitcher Blake Snell says he will not take the mound this year if his pay is cut further, proclaiming: “I’m not playing unless I get mine.” “I’m not splitting ...

Kyle Larson returns to racing in World of Outlaws event

Kyle Larson has returned to racing for the first time since he was fired by Chip Ganassi Racing for using a racial slur in an iRacing event last month. Larson was one of 48 drivers ...

Sidelined by pandemic, Trump campaign turns to digital shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The streaming video began and, within minutes, the president’s eldest son was musing that Osama bin Laden had endorsed Joe Biden. Subtle, it was not. Welcome to th...

Stars deliver inspirational messages in Call to Unite event

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Lee Daniels talked about past drug use and urged people not to give into the temptation to abuse drugs during the coronavirus pandemic, saying “You are not alone.” Actress ...

Checkered flag nears for pro drivers in virtual racing boom

DOVER, Del (AP) — The moment in the virtual sun has arrived for simulated racing and the thousands of gamers who always wanted to race like Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Jeff Gordon at NASCAR tracks from Dove...

New Orleans musicians find way to soothe the city with music

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On Saturday afternoons, pianist Harry Mayronne wheels a piano onto the front porch of the home of jazz singer Anais St. John for their weekly performance. The duo – spaced 6-feet ap...

NFL renews Thursday night streaming deal with Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has renewed its streaming deal with Amazon for Thursday night games for three years. Amazon Prime Video and Twitch also will have exclusive streaming rights t...

Comics keep laughs coming even with clubs closed by COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whenever she’s down, Tiffany Haddish says she finds a good joke can bring her right back up. That’s why the popular star of TV, film and stand-up decided to crack...

Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts to appear in global live stream

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and President George W. Bush will be among 200 star-studded participants in a 24-hour global livestream event. The Call to Unite even...

F1 driver Lando Norris wins in IndyCar iRacing debut

Formula One driver Lando Norris embarrassed the field in his IndyCar iRacing debut by dominating Saturday's race at virtual Circuit of the Americas in Texas. Norris was poised to be...

First night of NFL draft draws record 15.6 million viewers

The first night of the NFL draft averaged a record 15.6 million viewers on television, easily shattering the record set six years ago. Thursday night's first round was aired on ABC, ...

MLS to get its kicks with 5-week video game tournament

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Wan Kuzain is more than your average gamer. He's got street cred. That's because when he was 17, Kuzain accepted a challenge from noted video game en...

Virtual racing drama dulls shine on popular NASCAR platform

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scott Dixon, five-time IndyCar champion and relatively new iRacing competitor, received a brief set of instructions from boss Chip Ganassi about the world of virtual racing. ...