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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, July 26, 2020. Trump is returning to Washington after spending the weekend at his golf club in nearby Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Trump now says he won't throw first pitch at Yankees game

Jul. 26, 2020 8:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won’t throw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium next month after all. In a tweet Sunday, Trump blamed the turn of events on his “strong focus” on the coronavirus, vaccines and the economy. “We will make it later in the season!”...

President Donald Trump speaks presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Jim Ryun, in the Blue Room of the White House, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump honors former track phenom and Kansas congressman Ryun

Jul. 24, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday presented one of the nation’s highest civilian honors to Jim Ryun, a former Republican congressman and the first U.S. high schooler to break the 4-minute barrier in running the mile. Ryun was the 1968 Olympic silver medalist in the 1,500-meter run...

Visitors wearing face masks stand near banners showing precautions against the new coronavirus at National Palace Museum of Korea in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 22, 2020.  Just days after South Korean officials hopefully declared the country’s COVID-19 epidemic was coming under control, health authorities reported dozens of new cases following a dual rise in local transmissions and imported infections. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: S Korea baseball, soccer fans to return to games

Jul. 23, 2020 11:48 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea will allow baseball fans to return to the stands beginning Sunday under a phased process planned by health authorities to bring back spectators in professional sports amid the COVID-19 epidemic. Officials said Friday that spectators can begin attending professional soccer...

President Donald Trump walks with New York Yankees Hall of Fame pitcher Mariano Rivera as he greets youth baseball players on the South Lawn of the White House to mark Opening Day for Major League Baseball, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump, Mariano Rivera mark Opening Day at White House

Jul. 23, 2020 7:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump recruited Baseball Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera to help mark baseball's opening day with a group of Little League players at the White House on Thursday. Trump said the return of sports was “a tremendous thing psychologically for our country” in the...

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 1993, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Joe Carter celebrates his game winning three-run home run in the ninth inning of Game 6 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies in Toronto. The Toronto Blue Jays won back to back World Series in 1992-1993. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

Repeat Series champs: From 1907-08 Cubs to 1998-2000 Yanks

Jul. 22, 2020 3:56 PM EDT

A look at managers, stars, season records and World Series opponents for Major League Baseball teams that have won at least two championships in a row: 1998-2000 New York Yankees Stars: Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada, Paul O’Neill, Bernie Williams, David Cone, Andy Pettitte, Roger Clemens...