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AP sources: No consensus yet on NBA return-to-play plan

May 29, 2020, 4:04pm National Sports

The NBA Board of Governors met again without a consensus opinion emerging on how many teams should be back on the floor for the planned late-July resumption of the pandemic-interrupted… Read story

Elliott ends week of misery with overdue Cup victory

May 28, 2020, 9:11pm National Sports

NASCAR’s grueling return to racing finally ended with a Cup victory for Chase Elliott. Read story

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

May 28, 2020, 2:43pm National Sports

Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic. Read story

Woods, Manning win a TV charity match as good as real thing

May 24, 2020, 6:42pm Latest News

Tom Brady delivered the shot of the match that made it easy to forget the rest of his swings. Tiger Woods didn't miss a fairway and earned a small measure of revenge against Phil Mickelson. Read story

NHLPA approves going forward with 24-team playoff talks

May 22, 2020, 8:25pm National Sports

The NHL Players’ Association’s executive committee authorized moving forward in talks with the league on returning to play from the coronavirus suspension, approving 24 teams making the playoffs with other aspects still to be negotiated. Read story

Jerry Sloan, Jazz great and Hall of Fame coach, dies at 78

May 22, 2020, 9:12am National Sports

Jerry Sloan, the Hall of Fame coach who was a fixture for decades in Utah and took the Jazz to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998, died Friday. He was 78. Read story

Hamlin wins NASCAR Cup race cut by rain

May 20, 2020, 9:45pm National Sports

Denny Hamlin won NASCAR’s first Wednesday race since 1984 when rain stopped the event with 20 laps remaining at Darlington Raceway. Read story

Harvick wins at Darlington as NASCAR returns to racing

May 17, 2020, 5:19pm National Sports

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — This was a 400-mile drive unlike any other in modern day NASCAR. Read story

McIlroy delivers the winner as live golf returns to TV

May 17, 2020, 4:38pm National Sports

Rory McIlroy delivered the money shot Sunday as live golf returned to television for a Skins game that revealed plenty of rust and raised more than $5 million for COVID-19 relief funds. Read story

Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70

May 16, 2020, 6:16pm National Sports

Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died. She was 70. Read story