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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 25, 2020, file photo, a man walks in front of a Tokyo Olympics logo at the Tokyo metropolitan government headquarters. The postponement of the Tokyo Games has catapulted the sports organizations that make up the backbone of the U.S. Olympic team into crisis. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

The Latest: US Open tennis site to house temporary hospital

Mar. 30, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The site of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York is going to be used for 350 temporary hospital beds and to prepare food packages during the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. Tennis Association spokesman Chris Widmaier says an...

Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander walks in the dugout after pitching to the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Verlander has sore triceps, Astros send ace for more tests

Mar. 8, 2020 8:45 PM EDT

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander felt soreness in his triceps and made an early exit from an exhibition start Sunday, and the AL Cy Young Award winner was headed for more tests. Verlander was set to pitch four innings against the New York Mets. But with his velocity down from his previous start, Verlander was...

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge speaks at a news conferece after a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Yanks star Judge has broken rib, return to lineup uncertain

Mar. 6, 2020 7:28 PM EST

Now the New York Yankees know what's wrong with Aaron Judge. As to when he'll be OK to play, no telling. Judge has a broken rib and it's uncertain whether he will need surgery, leaving doubt when he can return to the lineup. Manager Aaron Boone said he thought the star right fielder hurt himself making a diving...

Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon watches during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Maddon sees Cubs, Price debuts for Dodgers, Keuchel goes 4

Mar. 3, 2020 1:26 AM EST

Joe Maddon hugged Anthony Rizzo, shared an in-game microphone with Kris Bryant, slapped hands with the Cubs' mascot and drew a warm reception from the Chicago fans at Sloan Park. As if he'd never been away at all. The manager who guided the Cubs to an elusive World Series championship in 2016 and parted ways with...

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws during spring training baseball camp Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Sale to start season where he ended 2019: on injured list

Feb. 28, 2020 2:12 AM EST

Boston ace Chris Sale will start this season in the same place he ended 2019: on the injured list. The left-hander will be placed on the IL after reporting to spring training with pneumonia. "With the sickness, it cost him two weeks’ time and that two weeks is what we’d like to give him to make sure...

Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish, center, runs with other pitchers during a spring training baseball workout Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Schwarber, Heyward, Rizzo among Cubs early arrivals

Feb. 12, 2020 6:20 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Schwarber was among the position players who reported early to spring training after the Chicago Cubs missed the playoffs for the first time since 2014. "It's a tone setter for the season. I have no doubts that everyone is going to come in here hungry ready to go," Schwarber said...

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2019, file photo, Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant (17) sits in the dugout during a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati. The All-Star third baseman has lost his service-time grievance against the Cubs, two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster, FIle)

Despite new manager, Cubs open camp with similar look

Feb. 7, 2020 1:41 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — After missing the postseason for the first time in five years, the Chicago Cubs kept quiet in the offseason while other teams loaded up. It was frustrating for fans and even president of baseball operations Theo Epstein at times. But for those ready to bury them, slugger Kyle Schwarber has a...