TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games.
As Major League Baseball and the players’ union contemplate various ways to create a schedule for whenever the coronavirus pandemic subsides, Cincinnati Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart raised a concern that is surely shared by others around the sport: Could trying to cram in games, and maybe ex…
After Michigan lost to Ohio State in the semifinals of the women’s Big Ten Tournament, coach Kim Barnes Arico and her staff immediately hit the road. They intended to take advantage of a full week off before the NCAA Tournament by making visiting as many potential recruits as possible.
TAMPA — Daniel Gerard moved to Tampa two years ago from Boston, one of the many who have flocked to Florida from up north for the promise of warmer weather, no state income tax and a calmer way of life.
TAMPA — Ryan Smith isn’t a starter on defense or a player who has made an enormous impact for the Bucs over the past four seasons. He missed the first four games of 2019 for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
ST. PETERSBURG — What the Rays team will look like if they start the season in June or July likely won’t be the same as the 28-man squad they set before rosters were frozen Friday.
Opening Day for Major League Baseball was originally scheduled for earlier this week. Then MLB Commissioner Rob Manfried had hoped to open the season by mid-May, and now it appears a starting date sometime in June may be overly optimistic.
NEW YORK — Players agreed to a deal with Major League Baseball that would preserve service time in the event this season is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but left open details of what a configured schedule would look like.
MIAMI — As linebacker Kyle Van Noy visited with reporters for the first time since joining the Miami Dolphins, he wore headphones — not for noise canceling, but to hear the questions.
MIAMI — Jack Knowlton has a condo about a mile away from the finish line at Gulfstream Park. And that’s as close as he will get to the winner’s circle on Saturday.
The Indianapolis 500 was postponed Thursday until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946.
If not for those magical eight days seven years ago, Florida Gulf Coast might still be that upstart school trying to create an identity in the Sunshine State, never mind nationally.
Tom Brady remembers sitting in Candlestick Park and watching Joe Montana, his childhood idol, take his final snaps as a 49er in 1992 and followed his transition to Kansas City after 13 seasons in San Francisco.
TAMPA — Despite already retaining several players on the defensive side of the ball while their salary cap space steadily shrinks, the Bucs still have re-signing defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh near the top of their free-agency priority list.
Would-be Olympians and their coaches have gone from days and weeks of mulling one sort of uncertainty raised by the coronavirus pandemic — Are the Tokyo Games going to be held as scheduled? — to a whole other set of questions now that an indefinite postponement is official.
Obi Toppin and Anthony Grant spent the season transforming Dayton from an unranked team that wasn’t even picked to win its conference into one of the nation’s best, complete with the most wins in program history.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seated inside a simulator in his living room, Denny Hamlin grew thirsty as he virtually raced some of his top rivals. He asked his one allowed crew member — his 7-year-old daughter — to get him a soda and she handed him a bottle of slightly shaken Coca-Cola.
The college basketball season came to an emphatic, dramatic end with the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. The dream of playing under the bright lights of March Madness, of possibly hoisting a national championship trophy, wiped out by the coronavirus.
JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars agreed Wednesday to trade quarterback Nick Foles to the Chicago Bears for a compensatory fourth-round draft pick, according to a person familiar with the transaction. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade …
Free agent contracts and trades agreed upon in recent days or weeks won’t become official even as the NFL’s league year has begun Wednesday.
NEW YORK — The NFL will proceed with its draft but without public events next month in Las Vegas. It’s not yet clear, however, if the draft itself will be held in the city.
Tampa Bay Rays team presidents Brian Auld and Matt Silverman announced Sunday they will close the team offices at Tropicana Field, and the Rowdies offices at Al Lang Stadium, through at least March 29 to “all staff not absolutely required” to be there.