Empty streets, economic turmoil as virus alters daily life

TOKYO (AP) — The coronavirus claimed its first victim in the U.S. Saturday as the number of cases shot up in Iran, Italy...
22:02 28 February 2022

Bregman becomes 7th Astros player hit by pitch in 5 games

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Houston’s Alex Bregman was hit on the back by a breaking ball from St. Louis reliever Ramon...
1:10 27 February 2022

Friendly to Fiers: A’s pitcher gets cheers in spring game

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Oakland Athletics fan K.C. Sandstrom was sitting down the right field line watching his team warm up ...
21:40 23 February 2022

Manfred apologizes for calling WS trophy a “piece of metal”

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred apologized Tuesday for what he called a disrespectful reference to...
1:29 19 February 2022

Bauer gets positive reaction to criticism of playoff plan

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer says he has gotten positive response to his criticism of a plan being considered by Major Leagu...
22:49 16 February 2022

Baker to MLB: Tell teams to ‘stop the comments’ on Astros

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Astros manager Dusty Baker wants action from Major League Baseball: End the critcism of his team from across baseball over sig...
18:17 15 February 2022

Indians starter Mike Clevinger to have left knee surgery

CLEVELAND — Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger will have left knee surgery after an injury during a spring training workout.
15:56 14 February 2022

Louisville, defending champ Vandy college baseball favorites

With almost all of its pitching staff back from the team that made the program's deepest postseason run, Louisville begins the season Friday ranked No...
18:22 11 February 2022

Andy Reid tells parade-goers Chiefs will win again next year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hundreds of thousands of Kansas City Chiefs fans braved sub-freezing wind chills on Wednesday to celebrate the team's first Super B...
21:45 5 February 2022

The Latest: Trump fumbles tweet congratulating Chiefs

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6:56 3 February 2022

KC fans under closer scrutiny for chants, ‘tomahawk chops’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While other sports teams using Native American nicknames and imagery have faced decades of protests and boycotts, the Kansas City C...
19:38 30 January 2022

Tagliabue, NFL Films’ Sabol headed to Hall of Fame

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his fifth attempt.
16:05 15 January 2022

Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign-stealing scandal

BOSTON — Alex Cora has already been identified as a ringleader in an illegal system of sign stealing when he was with the Houston Astros.
3:28 15 January 2022

Roberts will tap his inner umpire in impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — America's last prolonged look at Chief Justice John Roberts came 14 years ago, when he told senators during his Supreme Court confirmatio...
22:32 23 December 2021

Die-hard Venezuelan soccer fans defy political divide

Venezuela is the only South American country where baseball and not soccer is the No. 1 sport. Still, a group of fans calling themselves the “Red Demo...
17:44 17 December 2021

Mike Piazza taking cues from Tommy Lasorda for Italy’s team

ROME — When Mike Piazza was hired to manage Italy's national baseball team, one of the first people he shared the news with was Tommy Lasorda.
21:02 29 November 2021

Minor league cities fighting back against contraction plan

NORWICH, Conn. — Mayor Peter Nystrom says he plans to fight hard to preserve his town’s little piece of Americana.
17:25 27 November 2021

NCAA rejects Missouri appeal, postseason ban looms

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The NCAA rejected an appeal by the University of Missouri to limit or overturn sanctions for infractions tied to the case of a form...
23:47 26 November 2021

Manfred discounts drop in home runs during postseason

HOUSTON — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred discounts the drop in home runs during the postseason and expects to receive a new report from scientists ...
0:46 24 October 2021