Let's race 2? NASCAR forces to considered schedule shakeup

It was bump day for the Indy 500. The Indianapolis 500 is now a summer event. The Monster Mile could be set for a monster-sized NASCAR weekend spectacle of racing. And a supersized s...

Holding out: Tour de France yet to be postponed amid virus

PARIS (AP) — Perhaps no other sports event puts so many fans in such close contact with athletes as the Tour de France, with swarms of people clogging city streets, winding roads and soaring mountain ...

Indianapolis 500 postponed until August because of COVID-19

The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won't run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946. The race will instead b...

IndyCar goes virtual racing as it waits to get back on track

IndyCar isn't sure when it can get its cars on track to officially start the season. For now, the series will follow the lead of other racing leagues and go virtual. IndyCar's first...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 24 The Chicago Tribune on adopting a pet while social distancing amid t...

NHL's top draft prospect staying patient amid uncertainty

Alexis Lafrenière could never have envisioned ending his prolific junior hockey career in such an anticlimactic setting. There was no final buzzer, and the NHL’s projected top draft ...

Pros, preps and weekend warriors go virtual amid pandemic

Trevor May has been preparing for this. Not precisely for a global pandemic that would bring sports — and so much else — to an unprecedented standstill. Even hours and hours of dysto...

Barefoot Hamlin wins virtual Homestead as NASCAR races again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The stands were packed, Jimmie Johnson caused several wrecks, Denny Hamlin raced barefoot and damaged cars were repaired with the push of a button — a few virtual signs that NAS...

A look back at Olympics that never were: 1916, '40 and '44

With more and more calls to postpone the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus outbreak, it's worth noting that this every-four-years spectacle has been rocked before by traumatic events. ...

Trump uses daily coronavirus briefing to attack reporter

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump called NBC News correspondent Peter Alexander a “terrible reporter” during Friday's White House news briefing for asking what he would say to Americans who are s...

Penske and the aeroscreen to debut at IndyCar season opener

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A billionaire and ballistic windscreen will be the obvious attention-getters as IndyCar opens its season Sunday on the streets of St. Petersburg. Roger P...

Big firm lawyers are helping asylum seekers at the border

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Legal documents spilled from the arms of attorney Charlene D'Cruz as she led a Honduran mother cradling a limp toddler across the Rio Grande bridge. The asyl...

Romney will support GOP effort to investigate Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says he will support a subpoena to interview a witness and obtain records related to Burisma, the gas company in Ukraine linked to former Vice President Joe Bid...

Vuitton stages style history wall, Chanel goes pared-down

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton staged a dazzling cinematic fashion production to cap Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, with a wall of around 200 human figures dressed in fashions that spanned human history. ...

Serie A, soccer clubs clash in Italy amid coronavirus chaos

MILAN (AP) — Amid a global health crisis, Italian soccer teams and Serie A's governing body are squabbling with each other about when to play games with Inter Milan chief executive Giuseppe Marotta sa...