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In this photo made Thursday, July 23, 2020, an upper deck view of the new Texas Rangers home baseball stadium named Globe Life Field is seen in Arlington, Texas. The Texas Rangers' new stadium isn't retro and designers wanted the first next-generation ballpark. There is the full-panel retractable roof, the split seating levels offering full views of the ballpark with plenty of natural light. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

The Latest: Duke says 25 returning athletes test positive

Jul. 31, 2020 7:58 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Duke says that 25 athletes have tested positive for the coronavirus over the past three weeks as they began returning to campus for voluntary practice, with nine in mandatory isolation. The school announced the results Friday...

The Philadelphia Phillies, top, and the Miami Marlins hold a black ribbon in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement and in memory of George Floyd, before a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. Major League Baseball has already postponed a second scheduled game between Miami and Baltimore after more than a dozen Marlins players and staff tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting the club to lock down in Philadelphia. Commissioner Rob Manfred said the soonest the Marlins could resume their schedule is Wednesday, when they are set to play in Baltimore. (Charles Fox/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Yankees-Phillies series postponed amid virus worries

Jul. 28, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The remainder of the Phillies' home-and-home series against the New York Yankees was postponed amid coronavirus concerns Tuesday in the wake of an outbreak involving another team. The Phillies were supposed to host the Yankees on Monday and Tuesday and play them in New York on Wednesday...

Washington NFL team hires Julie Donaldson for radio role

Jul. 21, 2020 12:40 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington’s NFL team hired TV reporter, anchor and host Julie Donaldson to oversee its broadcast operation and be a member of a three-person radio booth for games. Citing NFL Research, the team said Tuesday that Donaldson will be the first woman to be a regular on-air member of...

Signs for the Washington Redskins are displayed outside FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Monday, July 13, 2020. The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday that it will drop the

Longtime Washington broadcaster Larry Michael leaves team

Jul. 15, 2020 5:06 PM EDT

Longtime Washington broadcaster Larry Michael announced Wednesday he's leaving the team after 16 years, the latest in a series of changes within the organization. Michael released a statement saying he's “retiring” from his position. In addition to being the “Voice of the Washington Redskins"...

Tigers announce partnership with sportsbook operator

Jul. 2, 2020 11:18 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Tigers became the first Major League Baseball team to reach a deal with a sports gambling company, announcing a multiyear partnership Thursday with PointsBet. Detroit said the agreement will “enhance fan engagement and game-day excitement by providing access to unique experiences,...

Records: Suspect in radio host's death had been drinking

Jun. 30, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man charged in a crash that killed longtime radio host and Wichita State University basketball announcer Don Hall had an empty alcohol bottle in his vehicle and told officers who asked him how much he had to drink that it was “probably too much," according to court records. An...