National Sports

Bellator cools rage in the cage in wake of coronavirus

Mar 30, 2020

Bellator is still hopeful of running its next mixed martial arts card on May 9

Timmy Hill virtual winner of NASCAR's live iRacing event

Mar 29, 2020

Timmy Hill has won NASCAR's virtual race aired nationally during the sports shutdown caused by the new coronavirus

Tokyo's infection spike after Olympic delay sparks questions

Mar 29, 2020

Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan appears to have the coronavirus infection contained

Visa extends athlete sponsorship to 2021 after Olympic delay

Mar 29, 2020

Visa has told its global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls their sponsorships will be extended into 2021 after the Tokyo Games were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic

Deadline extended indefinitely for Triple Crown nominations

Mar 29, 2020

The final deadline to nominate horses for the Triple Crown series is being extended indefinitely because of the coronavirus

Athletic trainers step up: App aids overworked hospitals

Mar 29, 2020

With sports on hold, athletic trainers across the country are joining the fight against the coronavirus

Georgetown's Mac McClung to test NBA waters, could return

Mar 29, 2020

Georgetown sophomore guard Mac McClung says he is declaring for the NBA draft but will maintain his eligibility so he can return to college

Arizona's McDonald to return for senior season

Mar 29, 2020

Arizona guard Aari McDonald will return for her senior season, bypassing a chance to leave early for the WNBA

Call to the wild: Great outdoors an escape in tough times

Mar 29, 2020

Whether it's hiking, fishing or back-country skiing, the great outdoors provides a breath of fresh air in these turbulent times due to the coronavirus pandemic

Webber's TO vs Tar Heels among iconic March Madness moments

Mar 29, 2020

The most famous timeout called in the history of the NCAA Tournament has been variously called the biggest mistake, the biggest choke, the most embarrassing gaffe, all because that timeout didn't actually exist

Tech boom, MLB programs helping women find jobs in baseball

Mar 29, 2020

Rachel Folden was in the middle of her first spring training with the Chicago Cubs when the coronavirus pandemic wiped out the team schedule

AP Was There: NC State stuns Houston 54-52 for '83 title

Mar 29, 2020

A panel of Associated Press sports writers has come up with the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates for 2021 Olympics

Mar 29, 2020

Tokyo Olympic organizers are leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates in 2021 for games

Mar 29, 2020

Tokyo Olympic organizers are leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021

The Latest: Spanish league raises $740,000 for virus relief

Mar 29, 2020

The Spanish league says more than 665,000 euros ($740,000) has been raised for the fight against the coronavirus outbreak with the help of athletes and musicians in Spain