Soccer

Game Zero: Spread of virus linked to Champions…

The biggest soccer game in Atalanta’s history may be one of the biggest reasons why Bergamo has become an epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic

Fans continue to question Bayern Munich's silence…

Bayern Munich fans are still pushing for their club to take its Qatari sponsor to task for human rights abuses in the country even though the the protests have stopped amid the coronavirus outbreak

The Latest: Hurricanes ask employees to take time…

The Carolina Hurricanes are asking full-time employees to take vacation or personal days off next week with limited operations due to the coronavirus

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The Latest: AP source: Salary reductions for top…

Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said

Pros, preps and weekend warriors go virtual amid pandemic

Video games have become a go-to hobby for millions self-isolating around the world, and athletes from preps to pros have eagerly grabbed the controls

NCAA says Clemson QB can resume coronavirus…

Quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have been given the green light by the NCAA to resume their fundraising efforts for coronavirus victims after Clemson's compliance office told the quarterback to shut it down

New US Soccer leadership: Settling women's…

The new president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation say settling a lawsuit filed by women's national team players is a top priority

The Latest: Australia cancels track championships…

Athletics Australia has canceled its 2020 national track and field championships in a bid to help “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus pandemic

Infantino eyes reboot for soccer to avoid crisis

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says the future of soccer could be fewer games and fewer top competitions to help avoid a financial crisis

The Latest: Packers helping provide $1.5 million…

The Green Bay Packers are establishing funds that will provide $1.5 million to assist efforts to respond to the coronavirus in Brown County, Wisconsin - which includes Green Bay - and the Milwaukee area

Former Real Madrid president dies from coronavirus

Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz died Saturday from the new coronavirus, his family said

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Mexican soccer league president says he has…

The president of Mexico's Liga MX soccer league has announced he has tested positive for coronavirus

Germany leads the way on soccer salary cuts as…

As European soccer's suspended season drags on, players are coming under pressure to take pay cuts

Olympic champions in hard-hit Bergamo surrounded…

Olympic champions Sofia Goggia and Michela Moioli are surrounded by death and despair in the Bergamo area of Italy

The Latest: Pro Motocross Championship delays…

The Pro Motocross Championship has pushed back the start its season until June 13 because of the coronavirus outbreak

MLS targets May 10 return, considers extending…

Major League Soccer is targeting a May 10 return to play and will consider pushing back its championship game by a month into December

'Downton Abbey' creator turns to the beautiful game

With global soccer shut down these days, fans desperate for a fix of the beautiful game may find it from a rather unlikely source, the creator of the stately “Downton Abbey.”

Soccer's paralysis sparks questions about player…

Hundreds of players across Europe's soccer leagues have contracts which are due to expire at the end of this season

Sports looking to return in east Asia

While professional sport has been suspended around much of the world due to the coronavirus, basketball is moving closer to a return in east Asia even if, for now, fans are not allowed to attend

The Latest: Big South Conference cancels all…

The Big South Conference became the latest to announce it is canceling all spring athletic activities due to the coronavirus pandemic

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