National Sports

AP PHOTOS: No Wimbledon champs in 2020, but plenty in past

Jul 5, 2020

When one thinks of Wimbledon, one thinks of royalty — the sort that sits in the Royal Box and hands out the trophies, and the sort that earns the right to accept that championship hardware. There will be no tennis royalty or tennis champions at t…

Ex-MLB pitcher Tyson Brummett, 3 others die in plane crash

Jul 4, 2020

Tyson Brummett was among four killed in a plane crash in rural Utah.

Matthew Wolff shoots 64 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

Jul 4, 2020

Matthew Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a three-shot lead in the Rocket Mortgage Classic

MLS Dallas-Vancouver match delayed; 8 players test positive

Jul 4, 2020

The MLS is Back tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps has been postponed after numerous positive tests for the coronavirus

NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus

Jul 4, 2020

NASCAR’s extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus

Tough day for MLB: Price out, Freeman positive, Tanaka hurt

Jul 4, 2020

Freddie Freeman tests positive for COVID-19

The Latest: Yankees' LeMahieu, Cessa test positive for virus

Jul 4, 2020

Yankees All-Star infielder DJ LeMahieu and right-hander Luis Cessa tested positive for the coronavirus before traveling to New York for preseason camp and are self-isolating at home

Determined Ohtani charging back into 2-way role for Angels

Jul 4, 2020

Shohei Ohtani is doing twice as much work as his Los Angeles Angels teammates again

Dodgers pitcher Price won't play this year because of virus

Jul 4, 2020

Dodgers pitcher David Price won't play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, delaying his Los Angeles debut until next year

Briscoe wins 2nd straight to complete dream weekend at Indy

Jul 4, 2020

Chase Briscoe put on new tires during the final caution period and held off AJ Allmendinger and Austin Cindric to win the first Xfinity Series race on Indianapolis' road course

Eyeing social change, Pirates star Josh Bell finds his voice

Jul 4, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell is using his platform to educate himself and others about racial injustice

Youngsters justifying the faith of top Premier League teams

Jul 4, 2020

Some of the top Premier League teams are putting their faith in youth in the high-stakes finale to the longest-ever English season and highly rated 18-year-olds Mason Greenwood and Bukayo Saka are justifying that backing

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Jul 4, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak moved the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest from the Coney Island boardwalk to an undisclosed indoor location but the results were familiar

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

Jul 4, 2020

Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening scene during the team’s first official summer camp workout

Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

Jul 4, 2020

Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus