NCAA's Election Day off sends message but is it needed?

A summer of activism, sparked by protests of racial injustice, led to a grassroots movement to give college athletes the day off from sports on Election Day. The NCAA latched on to t...

Gary Player returns to Aronimink still looking to play

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus asked his old friend Gary Player during a recent phone call just how many rounds of golf he still played each week. The Black Knight of golf,...

Taiwanese bodybuilding champion encourages elderly to take up weight training

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 65-year-old two-time bodybuilding champion will use his retirement to pitch the benefits of weight-training to elderly people. Lee Pao-kang (李寶康), who sports gray hai...

Evolution Wellness Launches Global Licensing Programme For FIRE Fitness, Asia’s Hottest Boutique Gym Brand

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 14 September 2020 - Evolution Wellness, Asia's leading health club operator whose portfolio of brands also includes Celebrity Fitness and Fitness First, today...

Browns' Mayfield admits he was 'lost' in chaotic 2019 season

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield knew he needed to drop some weight, and maybe a little of the attitude. If there was anything the Browns' self-assured quarterback learned during a ...

Reports: Text to Pac-12 players encourages possible opt-out

A text message circulating among Pac-12 football players is encouraging them to opt-out of practices and games until they can negotiate protections and benefits related to health and safety, economic ...

AP Source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

The NFL will cut its preseason in half and push back the start of exhibition play so teams have more time to train following a virtual offseason made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, a person wi...

The Latest: Morehouse cancels football, cross country

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Morehouse College canceled its football and cross country seasons because of t...

Short season, no summer ball make staying sharp a challenge

If all had gone as he hoped, Elijah Cabell and his Florida State teammates would have been playing for the College World Series championship this week. Instead, Cabell treks to a bal...

The Latest: La. Tech football player positive for COVID-19

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on sports around the world: ___ Louisiana Tech officials say a football player has tested positive for COVID-1...

NCAA proposal for extended college football preseason set

The NCAA football oversight committee has finalized a plan for an extended preseason that would include an additional two weeks for teams to hold walk-throughs. The proposal goes to ...

NCAA finalizing plan for extended college football preseason

After the pandemic wiped out spring practice for most major college football teams, an NCAA plan to extend the preseason by two weeks could help coaches and players make up for the lost time. ...

In some Olympic sports, training from home is almost routine

Less than a month after Nikhil Kumar qualified for the Olympics in table tennis, the Tokyo Games were postponed until 2021. Like so many other athletes, he is now trying to stay sharp and in shape. ...

The menu: College athletes get cooking classes, grocery tips

Nevada offensive lineman Nate Brown is doing his best to eat right, like many football players and other college athletes scattered around the country without access to training facilities amid the co...

Padres look to welcome back Tatis from season-ending injury

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres head into spring training fresh off the disappointment of not landing Mookie Betts but eager to get on with the ever-evolving rebuilding they hope will make them ...