SLIPPERY ROCK — Dylan Close and John Eakin were like so many other collegiate athletes around the country.
CHULA VISTA, Calif. — As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced a total stoppage of sports around the globe, the 2020 Olympic Games seem to be the next shoe to fall.
EDINBORO — Despite having several runners out with illness, the Bradford HS boys indoor track team had strong performances at the Tri-State Coaches Championship Meet at Edinboro over the weekend.
In recent years, the Bradford Owls have continued to be one of the area’s best track and field programs. The program has been filled with excellent runners like Logan Caruso in addition to thr…
The Borough of Emporium is home to roughly 1,900 residents. The town may be small in terms of its population, but the people in this small Cameron County hub have some of the biggest hearts in…
“The Biggest Little Town on the Map” is the nickname of small Warren County town Youngsville. At its peak, Youngsville was home to over 2,200 people. The town was prospering, and the most famo…
The Coudersport Falcons have enjoyed a highly successful recent stretch in athletics. They’ve won various District 9 championships across several sports and have seen student-athletes continue…
SHIPPENSBURG — Emily Bosworth took 15th place with a time of 2:19.64 in the 800 meter run to lead the Bradford Owls girls track and field team at the Class AAA PIAA state championships.
(Editor’s note: This is the first of a summer-long series by Nate Steis focusing on area athletes that have gone on to compete at the collegiate level. Today: Bradford’s Riley Crissman.)
President Donald Trump met by phone with many U.S. pro sports leaders Saturday to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic, saying he was looking forward to the resumption of competitions “as soon as we can.”
Scott McLaughlin’s real IndyCar debut is on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Australian V8 SuperCars champion isn’t letting that stop him from learning how to virtually drive the cars.
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) — Tajikistan started a new soccer season on Saturday, joining a small group of countries around the world where play has continued despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Nicole Sherry poked some holes in the turf at Camden Yards, cut the grass and then left the ballpark about the same time the Baltimore Orioles should have been wrapping up their season opener.
A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Duke-Kentucky game on March 28, 1992, was voted …
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool has become the latest Premier League club to use a government scheme to furlough some non-playing staff, with the competition having been suspended for almost four weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league and players are still far apart on the size of the salary cuts they need to take to help reduce the financial impact caused by the coronavirus outbreak, with the footballers saying the organization wants them to carry nearly half the total losses.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia soccer player Aleksandar Prijovic has been arrested for flouting the curfew imposed to curb the coronavirus spread.
CHELTENHAM, England (AP) — Cheltenham Festival organisers have defended their decision to go ahead with the meeting last month after fears were raised that the mass gathering of people for the annual horse racing event helped spread coronavirus more widely around Britain.
Saturday was supposed to mark the beginning of a new Swedish soccer season, fuelled by the prospect of big broadcasting revenues from a new domestic TV deal and expectations of another tight title race to match last year’s dramatic finale.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Emmitt Peters Sr., an Alaska Native who won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as a rookie in 1975, has died at age 79 in his home village of Ruby.
The attorney representing retired NFL players alleges the players’ union stonewalled his clients when confronted with questions whether their Social Security disability payments would be affected before the labor agreement with the league was narrowly ratified last month.
Donna Houston knew her husband’s mind was deteriorating when the college football Hall of Famer and Cleveland Browns All-Pro known as “Mr. Dependable” struggled to manage his money.
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by fantasy sports contestants who claimed they were damaged by sign stealing in Major League Baseball.
NEW YORK (AP) — About 370 players who were at big league spring training with minor league contracts will get advance payments of up to $50,000 each from the Major League Baseball Players Association.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo is spending much of his time during the coronavirus-imposed hiatus working out, helping care for his newborn son and playing occasional video games.
Days after the NFL revealed its hopes of conducting a normal regular season and playoffs, its chief medical officer warns that nothing is a certainty during the coronavirus pandemic.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Preakness is looking for a new date this year and has decided to cancel the infield party that is a staple of the Triple Crown race normally held on the third Saturday in May.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Ryan Zimmerman is a two-time All-Star infielder who has played 15 years in the majors, all with the Washington Nationals. He holds most of the team’s career hitting records, and his two homers and seven RBIs last postseason helped the Nationals win their first World Series cha…
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has postponed the start of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic, with no indication when play would begin.