Turkey's daily virus infection rate at highest in 45 days

ISTANBUL (AP) — The number of new COVID-19 infections in Turkey hit its highest level in 45 days on Saturday, the country's health minister said as he announced 1,256 new cases. Heal...

Cards beat White Sox 5-1 in return from coronavirus outbreak

CHICAGO (AP) — Dexter Fowler helped St. Louis get off to a fast start in its return from a coronavirus outbreak, hitting a two-run single in a four-run first inning, and the Cardinals beat the Chicago...

Lindstrom: Falcons' O-line must 'do better' to protect Ryan

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Lindstrom had to spend far too much of his rookie season imagining how he would prepare for a game. The Atlanta Falcons' right guard is more than ready for a ful...

Philly Naked Bike Ride called off because of the coronavirus

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has slammed the brakes on this year's Philly Naked Bike Ride. The annual event, which usually draws thousands of nude cyclists for a trip...

Police move in after fights break out during Georgia protest

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — After several hours of mostly peaceful demonstrations Saturday in an Atlanta suburb that's home to a giant Confederate memorial, large numbers of police moved in to disperse...

Kings once again seek answers after missing playoffs

All the momentum the Sacramento Kings had when the NBA season shut down in March disappeared when they arrived in the bubble. The disappointing performance in Florida has left the Ki...

Venezuelans brave open sea on tubes, fishing for survival

LA GUAIRA, Venezuela (AP) — The biggest fear is a fishhook puncturing the inner tube that keeps them afloat far from shore. Then come sharks grabbing their catch and maybe biting their legs. And the c...

They're still here: Cardinals back after long virus absence

CHICAGO (AP) — After weeks of uncertainty, John Mozeliak watched the St. Louis Cardinals drop off their rental cars and prepare for work. His cell phone was filled with encouraging baseball messages i...

Reds player tests positive, 2 games with Pirates postponed

CINCINNATI (AP) — The last two games of a series between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh were called off Saturday because a Reds player tested positive for COVID-19. Major League Baseball ...

Homes with grandparents weigh virus risk as school starts

PHOENIX (AP) — Zita Robinson, who's 77 and diabetic, has been careful around her granddaughter since the coronavirus pandemic took hold. A door connects Robinson's apartment in Phoen...

Bruins G Tuukka Rask opts out of NHL playoffs over COVID-19

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has opted out of the team’s playoff run. The Vezina Trophy finalist -- and winner of the top goaltender award in 2014 -- said in a stat...

NASCAR driver Austin Dillon out after positive COVID-19 test

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR driver Austin Dillon tested positive for COVID-19 and will not compete in Sunday’s Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway’s road course. ...

The Latest: NASCAR driver Austin Dillon tests positive

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ NASCAR driver Austin Dillon has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not comp...

Testing drops in Texas, as schools reopen, football resumes

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Anyone can get a coronavirus test at the CentroMed clinic in San Antonio, but on a recent day, the drive-thru was empty. Finally two masked people in a maroon SUV pulled straight on...

'Ballot harvesting' targeted amid fight over voting rules

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As President Donald Trump's reelection campaign challenged Nevada's new voting law in court, the president and Republicans argued the rules would facilitate fraud and illegal voting. ...