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FILE - In this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) talks with guard Donovan Mitchell, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Both players have tested positive for the coronavirus.  Gobert's test result forced the NBA to suspend the season. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

The Latest: AP source: Salary reductions for top NBA execs

Mar. 26, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said. The reductions affect the roughly 100 highest-earning executives, as the NBA joins the NHL...

The Latest: First Bundesliga player tests positive for virus

Mar. 13, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Paderborn defender Luca Kilian is the first Bundesliga player to test positive for the new coronavirus. The club says coach Steffen Baumgart has been cleared but Kilian, who hasn’t played for several...

People sit surrounded by empty seats as they wait for the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Premier League, Champions League call off matches

Mar. 13, 2020 11:49 AM EDT

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The Premier League and the Champions League were both suspended Friday as the chaos stemming from the coronavirus outbreak continues to impact soccer. The French and German leagues also dropped plans to play this weekend. After Spain and Italy previously made similar moves,...

Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi, left, fights for the ball with Arsenal's Bukayo Saka during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge stadium in London England, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Leila Coker)

4 top teams self-isolate, CL games off as virus hits soccer

Mar. 12, 2020 10:10 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Four of the world's leading soccer teams were in self-isolation Thursday as the sport grappled with a deepening virus outbreak that prompted the cancellation of Champions League matches for the first time, including the high-profile last-16 game between Manchester City and Real...

The Latest: 2 Madison Square Garden boxing cards called off

Mar. 12, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): 10 p.m. Two boxing cards at Madison Square Garden have been called off because of the coronavirus outbreak. A few hours after announcing the fights would proceed without crowds, promoter Bob Arum said Thursday they are off...

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for COVID-19, club says

Mar. 12, 2020 6:22 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for COVID-19, club says.
Arsenal's players celebrate a goal during the Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London, Saturday, March 7, 2020.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Arsenal-City game called off with players in self-isolation

Mar. 10, 2020 10:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Members of Arsenal's playing squad went into self-isolation in a coronavirus precautionary move, forcing the postponement of the Premier League game at Manchester City later Wednesday. It is the first game to be called off since the outbreak of the virus in the English top division, which has...

Manchester City game against Arsenal postponed; first Premier League game called off in coronavirus precautionary move

Mar. 10, 2020 8:58 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City game against Arsenal postponed; first Premier League game called off in coronavirus precautionary move.
Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Saturday, March 7, 2020. Liverpool won 2-1. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

No handshakes in EPL but Klopp fist-pumping again after win

Mar. 7, 2020 6:22 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — No handshakes were allowed but Anfield saw plenty of fist pumps from Jürgen Klopp. The trademark celebration was back, and repeatedly, with added gusto. Such exuberance might seem surprising for the manager of a Liverpool side now 25 points in front at the top of the Premier...

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah leaves the field at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road stadium, in Watford, England, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. The match finished 3-0. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Invincible no more: Liverpool loses for 1st time in EPL

Feb. 29, 2020 4:49 PM EST

Arsenal's class of 2003-04 can breathe easy: Liverpool will not be joining them as Premier League “Invincibles.” “Phew...” was the immediate reaction from Arsenal's Twitter account after Liverpool collapsed to its first league loss of the season on Saturday, a 3-0 defeat at Watford - a...