ThursdayAt Muirfield Village Golf ClubDublin, OhioPurse: $6.2 millionYardage: 7,456; Par: 72First Round
Nikola Vucevic had to raise his voice a bit to answer a question. He had just walked off the court after the first Orlando Magic practice of the restart, and some of his teammates remained on the floor while engaged in a loud and enthusiastic shooting contest.
Baseball players got a sense of what the game will be like without fans in the stands upon returning for workouts last week.
Zion Williamson’s stepfather requested and accepted a $400,000 payment from a marketing agent in October 2018, prior to his Duke career, according to a sworn affidavit.
MILWAUKEE — Baseball has its answer to penalty kicks, overtimes and shootouts, and it figures to stir just as much debate as all those other forms of tiebreakers.
BOSTON — New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman said he hopes recent anti-Semitic social media posts by Philadelphia Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson can be a teaching moment, not just for him but others as well.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida and N.C. State have scheduled a two-game series in football for 2026 and 2032.
Now that Major League Soccer has re-started, a group of Black Major League Soccer players is using the moment to call attention to systemic racism across sports and society.
Major League Soccer is about to resume its season — in a state that has seen a huge spike in coronavirus infections, with one team absent because of a COVID-19 outbreak, and with plenty of worry about what will happen next.
The NFL and the NFLPA haven’t come to an agreement on all protocols for training camp and the preseason as the report date for teams draws closer.
Six years after spurning a possible $1 million payday to play baseball so he could pursue his passion for football, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes struck gold with a record-breaking 10-year contract worth as much as $503 million.
Washington Wizards leading scorer Bradley Beal (right) and Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie (above) won’t take part in the restart of the NBA season.
He reduced the golf course to a pitch-and-putt with power that has everyone’s attention.
RALEIGH — Ruffin McNeill, the Lumberton native and popular former player and coach at East Carolina, is back on Tobacco Road.
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized after backlash for sharing anti-Semitic posts on social media over the weekend.
CHARLOTTE — Jimmie Johnson stood alone on the track at Pocono Raceway, empty grandstands in front of him, a ghost town of a garage behind him. He was posing for photos to commemorate his final start at the Pennsylvania track but seemed to be the only one at the party.
RALEIGH — The N.C. State football staff has hired former East Carolina head coach and Oklahoma assistant Ruffin McNeill for an advisory role.
MIAMI — Reliever Nick Vincent signed last week with the Miami Marlins and settled in for two days of quarantine in his hotel room while awaiting clearance to join workouts.
Through July 5
ThursdayAt Detroit Golf ClubDetroit, Mich.Purse: $7,500,000Yardage: 7,340; Par 72First Round
DETROIT — Webb Simpson is competing on the PGA Tour again this morning after his family had a coronavirus scare.
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Through June 28
FridayAt TPC River HighlandsCromwell, Conn.Purse: $7,400,000Yardage: 6,841; Par: 70First Round
RALEIGH — Even wild turkeys couldn’t catch a break during the coronavirus pandemic.
Updates at 4:09 p.m. with new information:
NEW YORK — The executive board of the Major League Baseball Players Association rejected a proposed 60-game schedule by a 33-5 vote, daring Commissioner Rob Manfred to give a unilateral order for the regular season’s start and provoke what figures to be lengthy and costly litigation over the…
WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans will skip the Disney-based resumption of the NBA season, making him the first known example of a healthy, eligible player sitting out.
The latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
CROMWELL, Conn. — The tournament director for this week’s Travelers Championship had an idea. How about filling the natural amphitheater around the 18th green at TPC River Highlands with giant video boards showing fans watching the event and cheering from home.