The Latest: South Korea to tighten border to slow virus
New Zealand’s health minister has described himself as an “idiot” and has been stripped of some responsibilities after breaching the country’s strict lockdown measures by driving about 12 miles to the beach to take a walk with his family.
Red Sox ace Sale confident he'll be strong after Tommy John
Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale says he has no regrets about the timing of his recent Tommy John surgery and is confident he can return as a stronger pitcher following his rehab.
Players, managers intrigued by MLB's all-Arizona option
Players and managers are intrigued by Major League Baseball's Arizona option: putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks.
The Latest: 3rd Avalanche player test positive, 8th in NHL
South Korea’s professional baseball league says it hopes to start practice games between teams on April 21 before possibly opening the season in early May.
Ripken heads charity campaign, longs for baseball's return
Cal Ripken Jr. has launched a campaign to help feed children and families across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, coordinating a contribution of $250,000 and opening a social media account for the first time to promote the cause.
Beloved Tigers star, Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at 85
Baseball Fall of Fame player Al Kaline, who played his entire 22-season major league career with the Detroit Tigers, has died.
AP sources: MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona
People familiar with the discussion tell The Associated Press that putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed by Major League Baseball and the players’ association.
Anti-doping group funds extensive COVID-19 research project
The nonprofit group that raises funds for the bulk of the world’s anti-doping research is shifting $120,000 to conduct 15,000 COVID-19 tests.
The Latest: 3 Rangers minor leaguers in self-isolation
Bayern Munich players have returned to training in small groups despite restrictions in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump talks with US pro sports leaders to discuss virus
President Donald Trump has met by phone with many U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic.
The Latest: Grandmother of Baylor star Ursin dies from virus
Tajikistan has started a new soccer season.
The Latest: Nearly 3,000 released from Sri Lanka prisons
Bangladesh has reported two more deaths and nine more cases of infection from the new coronavirus.
The Latest: NCAA suspends infraction hearings, arguments
Former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang was among 20 people arrested in Kenya for locking themselves in a bar and drinking alcohol in breach of a curfew imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal judge tosses fan lawsuit vs. MLB, Astros, Red Sox
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by fantasy sports contestants who claimed they were damaged by sign stealing in Major League Baseball.
VIRUS DIARY: Fantasy baseball, when real ball is the fantasy
Baseball fans are trying in various ways to get their fixes while the “national pastime” is on hold because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Big league vets with minor league deals get up to $50,000
About 370 players who were at big league spring training with minor league contracts will get payments of up to $50,000 each from the Major League Baseball Players Association.
Ed Farmer, White Sox broadcaster, former pitcher, dies at 70
Ed Farmer, an All-Star reliever who spent nearly three decades as a radio broadcaster for the Chicago White Sox, has died.
The Latest: MLS extends training moratorium through April 24
Potential hosts of soccer's 2027 Asian Cup have been given more time to enter the contest by the Asian Football Confederation.
Call to arms: Compressed schedule could mean more pitchers
New York Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake anticipates a brimming bullpen when and if opening day comes around this year.
Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers
Rangers veteran Shin-Soo Choo is giving $1,000 each to 191 minor league players in the Texas organization.