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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 1:45am

Baseball players began reporting to their teams Wednesday in the most significant step yet as MLB presses ahead with its plan for a 60-game sprint of a season. Most players underwent a battery of health checks, not only for COVID-19 but also for any other lingering ailments from spring training, ahead of planned workouts beginning Friday and Saturday. And one thing was clear: Despite rising numbers of positive tests and some players opting out, most players and executives are bullish about the season taking place in just a few weeks.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 10:57pm

Baseball players began reporting to their teams Wednesday in the most significant step yet as MLB presses ahead with its plan for a 60-game sprint of a season. Most players underwent a battery of health checks, not only for COVID-19 but also for any other lingering ailments from spring training, ahead of planned workouts beginning Friday and Saturday. And one thing was clear: Despite rising numbers of positive tests and some players opting out, most players and executives are bullish about the season taking place in just a few weeks.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 8:37pm

Baseball players began reporting to their teams Wednesday in the most significant step yet as MLB presses ahead with its plan for a 60-game sprint of a season. Most players underwent a battery of health checks, not only for COVID-19 but also for any other lingering ailments from spring training, ahead of planned workouts beginning Friday and Saturday. And one thing was clear: Despite rising numbers of positive tests and some players opting out, most players and executives are bullish about the season taking place in just a few weeks.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 6:40pm

Baseball players began reporting to their teams Wednesday in the most significant step yet as MLB presses ahead with its plan for a 60-game sprint of a season. Most players underwent a battery of health checks, not only for COVID-19 but also for any other lingering ailments from spring training, ahead of planned workouts beginning Friday and Saturday. And one thing was clear: Despite rising numbers of positive tests and some players opting out, most players and executives are bullish about the season taking place in just a few weeks.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 4:33pm

Baseball players began reporting to their teams Wednesday in the most significant step yet as MLB presses ahead with its plan for a 60-game sprint of a season. Most players underwent a battery of health checks, not only for COVID-19 but also for any other lingering ailments from spring training, ahead of planned workouts beginning Friday and Saturday. And one thing was clear: Despite rising numbers of positive tests and some players opting out, most players and executives are bullish about the season taking place in just a few weeks.

Asterisk on the NBA title? Coaches, players say not a chance

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 4:12pm

the first arrivals are scheduled for July 7 — spent Wednesday beginning Phase 3 of the NBA’s restart process. Workouts are still individual, but now mandatory. No team can practice or play 5-on-5 until arriving at Disney. Teams won’t be back together, all at once, in person, until getting to Central Florida.

The Latest: Oklahoma athletics cutting $13.7M from budget

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 2:51pm

which will mean players bringing their own workout gear and leaving an extra pair of shoes that stay at the practice facility or arena.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 2:50pm

Chicago Cubs pitching coach Tommy Hottovy is recovering from a severe case of COVID-19 that had him quarantined for 30 days.

76ers coach Brown says Embiid, Simmons healthy for restart

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 1:06pm

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown says All-Star guard Ben Simmons is “good to go” for the NBA restart after sitting out the final games before the shutdown with a back injury.

Despite virus cases, Nets say no thought to skipping restart

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 12:40pm

Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving aren't coming back. DeAndre Jordan and Wilson Chandler aren't going, either.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 4:45am

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 1:45am

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 30th - 10:52pm

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 30th - 8:30pm

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 30th - 6:21pm

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is optimistic right fielder Aaron Judge, left-hander James Paxton, center fielder Aaron Hicks and designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton will be ready to play in the time for New York’s rescheduled opener at World Series champion Washington on July 23.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 30th - 4:34pm

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is optimistic right fielder Aaron Judge, left-hander James Paxton, center fielder Aaron Hicks and designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton will be ready to play in the time for New York’s rescheduled opener at World Series champion Washington on July 23.

Positive tests force Nuggets to close practice facilities

Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 30th - 3:04pm

The Denver Nuggets say they’ve closed their facilities after two members of the team’s traveling party tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend. A third tested positive this week.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 30th - 2:48pm

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is optimistic right fielder Aaron Judge, left-hander James Paxton, center fielder Aaron Hicks and designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton will be ready to play in the time for New York’s rescheduled opener at World Series champion Washington on July 23.

The Latest: Another PGA Tour player tests positive for virus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 30th - 12:19pm

as well as within four games of eighth — offers a “play-in” opportunity to qualify for the postseason by beating the eighth seed two straight times.