It's been about two months since the NBA finished a delayed season that saw its players confined to COVID "bubbles." But with a new season set to begin amid a surging pandemic, the NBA now plans to allow teams to…
Pope Francis lauded a delegation of NBA players who met with him at the Vatican on Monday as “champions" and said he supported their work on addressing social injustice.
By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Kenosha, Wisconsin, defended their actions during protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Video from Tuesday night showed officers thanking civilians who carried guns -- including one who appeared to be the…
Three days after Kenosha police shot Jacob Blake, who is Black, shockwaves are still reverberating and details still emerging. Wisconsin’s attorney general said that police first used a Taser on Blake, who was reportedly shot less than three minutes after…
By Courtney Norris
The shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has sparked public outrage in that city and beyond. Athletes from the NBA, the WNBA, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer refused to play Wednesday night, and nearly a…
By Brian Mahoney, Associated Press
While players and teams from baseball, the WNBA, MLS and tennis sat out their competitions Wednesday night, NBA players and coaches met for nearly three hours in a Disney hotel to determine next steps, including whether the season should continue.
By Steve Megargee, Associated Press
Games between the Cincinnati Reds and Brewers in Milwaukee, Seattle Mariners and Padres in San Diego and the Los Angeles Dodgers and Giants in San Francisco were called off hours before they were set to begin.
By Brian Mahoney, Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
The Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds reportedly decided not to play as scheduled Wednesday and WNBA players also are not playing three regular season games in Bradenton, Florida.
Nearly 10 months after the NBA season began, the professional basketball league will hold its first playoff games. Teams and their staff are playing in a so-called bubble in Orlando, Florida, where they are required to stay. Meanwhile, the league…
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