Tech boom, MLB programs helping women find jobs in baseball

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Rachel Folden figured something out early on during her first spring training with the Chicago Cubs — long before the coronavirus pandemic wiped out team activities. ...

The Latest: Italy’s sports minister to extend ban on events

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Italy’s sports minister is planning to extend the ban on games and competition...

All Blacks coach to take pay cut, players to follow suit

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — All Blacks head coach Ian Foster says he will take a pay cut and players will follow suit as New Zealand Rugby cuts expenses while professional competitions are shuttere...

Details of MLB-players' union agreement on 2020, '21 seasons

NEW YORK (AP) — Details of the agreement Thursday between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association, as obtained by The Associated Press: STARTING SEASO...

CONMEBOL: Infantino comments on crisis are 'ill-timed'

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — FIFA president Gianni Infantino's suggested changes to competition formats to try and avoid a financial crisis were “ill-timed," the president of South American soccer's governing ...

No games, big losses: Money crisis faces US Olympic sports

DENVER (AP) — The postponement of the Tokyo Games has catapulted the sports organizations that make up the backbone of the U.S. Olympic team into crisis. At least one has already st...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

MODERN PENTATHLON World Cups in Sofia, Bulgaria from March 25-29 and April 2-5 canceled. World Cup in Budapest, Hungary from April 29-May 3 canceled. ...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

ARCHERY ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed. Pan American Championships in Monterrey, Mexico from March 23-29...

Keeping fit with no gyms open is a new NBA challenge

Denver’s players, if they're so willing, have the same assignment each day: Go to their phone or tablet, launch an app and view their individualized daily workout plan that was created by the Nuggets’...

Happy Homecoming; Wisniewski thrilled to join Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Six months ago, Stefen Wisniewski's Sundays consisted of spending the afternoon watching the NFL on TV wondering if his phone was ever going to ring. The veteran offensive lineman tr...

The story of the NFL draft, from extravaganza to unadorned

An NFL draft handled remotely because the coronavirus pandemic is the latest twist to an event that has become as popular as any pro football happening short of the Super Bowl. Roger...

Fans continue to question Bayern Munich's silence on Qatar

BERLIN (AP) — Even though the protests have stopped amid the coronavirus outbreak, many Bayern Munich fans are still pushing for their club to take its Qatari sponsor to task for human rights abuses i...

The Latest: Barcelona reduces player salaries amid pandemic

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Spanish soccer club Barcelona says it will reduce the salaries of its players ...

Australian rules players take pay cut in virus-hit season

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian rules football players have agreed to take a 50 percent pay cut and to extend the Australian Football League until December if necessary to complete a season dis...

AP source: MLB players approve deal with teams to preserve service time, give clubs right to shorten amateur draft

NEW YORK (AP) — AP source: MLB players approve deal with teams to preserve service time, give clubs right to shorten amateur draft.