DUSSELDORF, Germany - There was a trophy, there were medals and there were commemorative T-shirts. Only the fans were missing as Bayern Munich celebrated its title on Saturday and the Bundesliga breathed a sigh of relief. The restart plan worked."This isn&# ...
Jun 29, 2020
LIVERPOOL, England - No win for Liverpool on the longest day of the year, and an even longer wait maybe to clinch the Premier League title.When you've been waiting 30 years - and then had the coronation delayed by three months ...
Jun 22, 2020
MADISON Keys, the 2017 US Open runner-up, has not played a real tennis match since January, so she was thrilled when a partial schedule was released for the sport's true return after its coronavirus-forced hiatus."Halfway through the ...
Jun 20, 2020
LONDON - Jose Mourinho was proved right. Just not how he wanted to be.Having feared the temporary rule allowing two additional substitutions would benefit stronger teams, Mourinho saw Manchester United do just that at his Tottenham on Friday.Tottenham's lead - ...
Jun 20, 2020
THERE might be wheelchair tennis competition at the 2020 US Open, after all.The US Tennis Association acknowledged on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) it should have consulted wheelchair athletes before announcing their events at Flushing Meadows were being canceled - and now is ...
Jun 20, 2020
MADRID - Spain is next to start playing professional basketball amid the coronavirus pandemic using a "bubble" format similar to the one planned by the NBA.Spain's main league, considered one of the world's best outside of the NBA, ...
Jun 18, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - Exactly 100 days after the last game, the Premier League is back.In stadiums restricted to around 300 people as the pandemic dangers persist, Manchester City will host Arsenal after Aston Villa plays Sheffield United on Wednesday night.It will ...
Jun 17, 2020
FORT WORTH, Texas - The silence that greeted the return of the PGA Tour at Colonial will be a familiar sound for the first major of the year.The PGA of America has submitted plans to hold the PGA Championship at Harding Park ...
Jun 16, 2020
OVER the past two weeks, as college athletes have returned to campuses to work out and prepare for sports later this year, a handful of them have tested positive for the coronavirus.Arkansas State. Houston. Boise State. Iowa State. Oklahoma State. More ...
Jun 15, 2020
MADRID - The Spanish league said on Sunday it will file criminal charges against the fan who ran onto the field during Barcelona's match at Mallorca.Saturday's match was played without fans but the youngster wearing an Argentina soccer ...
Jun 15, 2020
NBA
WHILE several NBA personalities have spoken up against the season restart, concerned with the negative effect it could make on the Black Lives Movement apart from virus concerns, some have argued that it will actually help with the ongoing battle for racial ...
Jun 14, 2020
DUNEDIN, New Zealand - They call one section of the stadium The Zoo, and it's easy to see why: thousands of university students in team colors standing on their seats, steadying trays of beer, swaying to music and erupting with joy ...
Jun 14, 2020
TURIN, Italy - Football finally resumed in Italy in a surreal atmosphere as Juventus drew with 10-man AC Milan, 0-0, on Friday to reach the Italian Cup final on the away goals rule.The first leg finished 1-1 in Milan ...
Jun 13, 2020
FORT WORTH, Texas - Harold Varner III took his place in history in the PGA Tour's technology era, all because of a triple bogey.Jordan Spieth had his lowest 36-hole score in four years. Rory McIlroy shot 63 with a ...
Jun 13, 2020
MMA
ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong watched with admiration while UFC President Dana White rushed his mixed martial arts promotion back into competition last month amid the coronavirus pandemic.Sityodtong still plans to be a bit more measured on his own path to ...
Jun 10, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Shakur Stevenson ended the most unusual week of his boxing life with his usual dominance in another victory.Stevenson stopped Felix Caraballo with a body-punch knockdown in the sixth round on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) in the first ...
Jun 10, 2020
NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan - The Taiwan baseball league is continuing as a trailblazer for sports resuming after the lockdown in the coronavirus pandemic.An easing last weekend allows more fans at the ballparks, allows them to sit closer together and consume food ...
Jun 10, 2020
ROME - A frequent target of racist abuse and often surrounded in controversy, Mario Balotelli's nomadic career has taken another radical turn.The former Italy striker was reportedly fired by his hometown club for failing to report to training as the ...
Jun 9, 2020
THE US promoter of Tyson Fury is hoping to stage a third heavyweight fight between the British boxer and Deontay Wilder by the end of the year, potentially in the Chinese enclave of Macau.Bob Arum told The Associated Press that Fury " ...
Jun 9, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Dayton Moore remembers so clearly the vast sections of empty seats inside Kauffman Stadium when he took over as general manager of the Kansas City Royals, and he remembers just as vividly - nearly a decade later - how those seats ...
Jun 8, 2020
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