His recent charity golf match so enthralled him, Phil Mickelson now says he wants it to be an annual event with many other athletes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball players proposed a 114-game regular season Sunday, up from 82 in management’s offer, but no additional pay cuts beyond the one they agreed to in March, a person familiar with the plan told The Associated Press.
NBA legend Michael Jordan believes the best way for the country to move forward in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death is to put “pressure” on elected leaders to “change our laws,” or use their right to vote to create “systemic change.”
A former ESPN writer is being called a hypocrite for urging rioters to burn down the inner city, then chastising them when they attacked his neighborhood.
On Saturday, former Cleveland Cavalier J.R. Smith joined demonstrators in Los Angeles in response to the death of George Floyd. On Sunday, the former champ was apparently beating a rioter for attempting to vandalize his car.
San Francisco 49ers Owner Jed York is decrying “systemic discrimination” and offering a $1 million donation to combat racism as some of America’s largest cities burn from widespread rioting.
In a column for CNN, former Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart said now, in light of the death of George Floyd, would be a perfect time for the Minnesota Vikings to sign Colin Kaepernick.
Bored during quarantine time? Lenny Dykstra to the rescue. The former MLB star is celebrating two years being arrest-free and he wants you to join the party. Dykstra talked about the big anniversary for weeks on social media, then commemorated the milestone with a raucous appearance on the popular podcast, Crime In Sports.
Right now, he says it’s just a hobby, but clearly Brett Roenick is taking his music very seriously. Something to do during quarantine has turned into something to be proud of.
As far as Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is concerned, there is no reason to continue talks with the league about pay cuts during the negotiations for a revamped 2020 baseball season.
After a heartbreaking defeat just days earlier, Chase Elliott rebounded like a true champion. The gut-wrenching losses were starting to pile up for the NASCAR star, but on Thursday night, Elliott grabbed his first Cup win of the season.
Nike released a new ad on Friday in response to the killing of George Floyd, imploring people to ‘Don’t Do It.’ In other words, to not turn their backs on racism.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) – Sports events will be allowed to resume in England from Monday without any spectators, providing they comply with the government’s coronavirus protocols.
A mob ransacked the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta on Friday night, as civil unrest in response to the death of George Floyd continued to sweep across the country.
Actor-singer Jamie Foxx joined a protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Friday in solidarity over the death of George Floyd. Foxx offered condolences and urged calm alongside Floyd’s longtime friend, retired NBA player Stephen Jackson.
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrows joined a host of athletes on Friday in speaking out about the death of George Floyd.
Former NFL player Colin Kaepernick jumped to Twitter to offer to pay the legal fees of the “freedom fighters” rioting and burning down the city of Minneapolis in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler has apologized for having posted a photo of himself wearing a pro-police mask.
An ex-Mets minor league player took a shot at his former organization’s signing of Tim Tebow, calling it “a mockery” designed to “sell more tickets.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Agent Scott Boras recommends his clients refuse Major League Baseball’s attempt to cut salaries during negotiations with the players’ association, claiming team financial issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic have their origin in management debt financing.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will soon allow outdoor pro sports events to have spectators, but the numbers will be strictly limited, under a new order Thursday from Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
Organizers said Thursday that they instead will have a “virtual event” in which participants who verify that they ran 26.2 miles on their own will receive their finisher’s medal. The race had originally been scheduled for April 20 before being postponed for five months because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Former NFL quarterback and original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick, says that the civil unrest in Minneapolis in response to the death of George Floyd is a “logical reaction.”
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Premier League plans to restart on June 17 after a 100-day shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, with new staggered kickoff times to make sure every game can be shown on TV as fans are prevented from attending games.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete as girls in high school sports violates the civil rights of athletes who have always identified as female, according to a letter from the U.S. Education Department’s civil rights office that was obtained Thursday by The Associated Press.
New York Yankees players Mike Ford and David Hale are giving online baseball lessons to kids who are unable to attend baseball camp.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players appeared likely to propose more regular-season games this year while holding to their demand for full prorated salaries, people familiar with their deliberations told The Associated Press.