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A Leeds United's assistant coach, name not available, wearing protective goggles and a mask, to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, helps players to warm up prior to the English Premier League soccer match between Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Elland Road ground in Leeds, England, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (Martin Rickett/Pool via AP)

The Latest: Italian club Reggiana says 21 players have virus

Oct. 26, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Italian soccer club Reggiana says 21 players and six staff members have the coronavirus. The Serie B team’s coach and assistant coach and among those who have tested positive for COVID-19. Reggiana’s game against...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, retired Florida State NCAA college football coach Bobby Bowden applauds following a Rotary Club luncheon in Omaha, Neb. Bowden, hospitalized last week after contracting COVID-19,  says he is feeling better and hopes to go home soon. Bowden, 90, told the Tallahassee Democrat on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020,

Bowden thanks doctors, fans after 'tough' bout with virus

Oct. 21, 2020 8:39 PM EDT

Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden thanked his doctors, family and fans their support and prayers through his “tough” bout with COVID-19. “I want to thank all the many many people who were thinking of and praying for me over the last few weeks,” Bowden said Wednesday in...

FILE- In this July 18, 2020, file photo, Oliver Askew stands in the pit area during practice for an IndyCar Series auto race, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. The IndyCar rookie will not compete in next week's doubleheader at Indianapolis because of concussion-like symptoms that date to his crash in the Indianapolis 500 last month.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Askew released after concussion-interrupted rookie season

Oct. 12, 2020 8:15 PM EDT

Oliver Askew and Arrow McLaren SP will part ways at the end of this IndyCar season, a rookie year disrupted by a concussion suffered in the Indianapolis 500. The Arrow team said Monday that Askew will compete in the Oct. 25 season finale if he's medically cleared but has been released to look for a new job in...

Rutgers guard McConnell (back) to take medical redshirt.

Oct. 2, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers guard Caleb McConnell is going to take a medical redshirt for the basketball season. The junior disclosed his intention Friday, saying he has not recovered from injuries, including a back problem. McConnell made 21 starts last season, averaging 6.7 points and 3.7 rebounds....

FILE- In this July 18, 2020, file photo, Oliver Askew stands in the pit area during practice for an IndyCar Series auto race, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. The IndyCar rookie will not compete in next week's doubleheader at Indianapolis because of concussion-like symptoms that date to his crash in the Indianapolis 500 last month.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

IndyCar: Askew sidelined with concussion symptoms, Helio in

Sep. 24, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

Oliver Askew knew something was medically wrong in the days after “the hardest hit I've ever had” in the Indianapolis 500. He'd been evaluated and cleared to race after the crash, but he just didn't feel right. The IndyCar rookie told The Associated Press on Thursday he has been experiencing...

Toronto Raptors' head coach Nick Nurse directs his team during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game with the Boston Celtics Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Raptors sign coach Nick Nurse to multiyear extension

Sep. 15, 2020 4:23 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Nick Nurse would have been in the final year of his contract next season. The Toronto Raptors weren’t about to let that happen with their coach. Nurse and the Raptors announced a multiyear extension Tuesday, without divulging the terms. In his two seasons with Toronto,...

FILE- In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt, center, talks to players during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Knoxville, Tenn. A planned scrimmage turned into a scaled-down practice at Tennessee last weekend when the Volunteers were without about 35 players due to COVID-19. Pruitt said seven or eight players were in isolation after being infected and another 28 or so had been quarantined after it was determined through contact tracing they had been exposed to the virus. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

'Clinical judgments' key in college football contact tracing

Sep. 11, 2020 5:22 AM EDT

A planned scrimmage at Tennessee last weekend turned into a scaled-down practice when the Volunteers were without about 35 players due to COVID-19. Coach Jeremy Pruitt said seven or eight players were in isolation after being infected and another 28 or so had been quarantined after it was determined through...

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) dribbles up the court against the Brooklyn Nets during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Tone of Raptors-Celtics matchup changes amid shooting unrest

Aug. 29, 2020 12:45 PM EDT

Toronto and Boston have been two of the hottest teams in the playoffs, coming off first-round sweeps of Brooklyn and Philadelphia, respectively, in the first round. Both have the ability to put up points in bunches and have top rated defenses. It’s set up to be one of the most even matchups of the second...

FILE - In this June 4, 2019, file photo,  Minnesota Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren talks to reporters after being named Big Ten Conference Commissioner during a news conference in Rosemont, Ill. After the Power Five conference commissioners met Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, to discuss mounting concern about whether a college football season can be played in a pandemic, players took to social media to urge leaders to let them play.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

AP source: Big Ten working on multiple options for football

Aug. 28, 2020 7:59 PM EDT

Big Ten coaches, athletic directors and medical personnel are working on multiple plans for staging a football season — including one that would have the league kicking off as soon as Thanksgiving weekend. The conference is in the early stages of a complicated process that also involves broadcast partners...