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FC Dallas (left) and Nashville SC players kneel during the national anthem before an MLS soccer game at Toyota Stadium on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Players kneeling for anthem met with boos before MLS game

Aug. 13, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

There was a smattering of boos when players from FC Dallas and Nashville SC collectively took a knee during the national anthem before their MLS game Wednesday night in Frisco, Texas. Dallas defender Reggie Cannon said he was disgusted by the boos at Toyota Stadium when players and officials knelt to call...

FC Dallas player acknowledges supporters as they take the field before an MLS soccer game against the Nashville SC at Toyota Stadium on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Nashville defeats Dallas 1-0 as MLS restarts the season

Aug. 13, 2020 1:05 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — David Accam scored in the 86th minute to give Nashville SC a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas on Wednesday night in the first match for both teams since Major League Soccer shut down the season in March because of the coronavirus. Nashville and Dallas were forced to withdraw from the MLS is...

Due to the new coronavirus pandemic a man wears a face mask of the German first division soccer team FC Schalke 04 and a hat with the word reading

The Latest: Notre Dame says 2 football players in isolation

Aug. 12, 2020 8:30 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Notre Dame tested 117 football players for COVID-19 on Monday and two tested positive, according to university physician Dr. Matt Leiszler. Of the two positive tests, one player was mildly symptomatic and the other was...

FILE-Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) celebrates a touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.  Prescott stuck with his virtual hiatus trying to get a long-term contract that never came during the offseason. Now that the star quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys is in the building preparing to play on the $31.4 million franchise tag, Prescott doesn't see an immediate need for questions about his future with America's Team. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)

Cowboys' Prescott has eye on present without long-term deal

Aug. 12, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

Dak Prescott stuck with his virtual hiatus trying to get a long-term contract that never came during the offseason. Now that the star quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys is in the building preparing to play on the $31.4 million franchise tag, Prescott doesn't see an immediate need for questions about his future...

Memphis Grizzlies' Brandon Clarke (15) handles the ball as Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward (20) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Ehrmann, Pool)

Celtics keep Grizzlies from clinching spot in play-in series

Aug. 11, 2020 10:03 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 29 points and the Boston Celtics ran past Memphis 122-107 on Tuesday, putting the Grizzlies in further danger of missing the playoffs. The Grizzlies missed another chance to guarantee themselves a spot in the Western Conference play-in series, and fell out of...

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2002 file photo, singer and actor Trini Lopez poses in Dallas. Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, has died. He was 83.  Filmmaker P. David Ebersole confirmed that Lopez died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., from COVID-19.  (Cheryl Diaz Meyer/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Trini Lopez, 1960s-era singer mentored by Sinatra, dies

Aug. 11, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, died Tuesday. He was 83. Filmmaker P. David Ebersole, who just finished shooting a documentary on...

FILE-FC Dallas attacker Zdenek Ondrasek (13) receives the ball over Philadelphia Union defenders Jackob Glesnes (5) and Raymon Gaddis (28) during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. Having watched the MLS is Back tournament from afar because of coronavirus cases, FC Dallas and Nashville SC are grateful for the chance to play when they meet Wednesday, Aug, 12, 2020, for the resumption of Major League Soccer's regular season.(Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

FC Dallas, Nashville SC prepare to restart the MLS season

Aug. 11, 2020 6:18 PM EDT

Having watched the MLS is Back tournament from afar because of coronavirus cases, FC Dallas and Nashville SC are grateful for the chance to play again when they meet Wednesday for the resumption of Major League Soccer's regular season. There will be fans — albeit a limited number because of the pandemic...

Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker (1) goes to the basket over Miami Heat's Andre Iguodala, left, and Tyler Herro, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The suns won 119-112. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

The West play-in race may be decided by slimmest of margins

Aug. 11, 2020 10:39 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The race in the Western Conference for two play-in game spots will go down to the wire. And the difference could be razor close — just about the slimmest possible. A season like none other in NBA history may get a finish like none other, at least in the West. An...

FILE - A lone traveler heads to the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Denver.  Air travel is down sharply during the pandemic, but airport screeners are finding guns at a much higher rate. And about 80% of those guns are loaded. The Transportation Security Administration appealed Monday, Aug. 10,  for travelers to pay attention the restrictions on traveling with guns.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Air traffic is down, gun seizures up at US airports

Aug. 10, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — With air traffic nearing a five-month high, airport security is finding guns in passenger carry-on bags at three times the rate recorded before the pandemic. And 80% of the guns are loaded. The discoveries at airports comes at a time when U.S. gun sales are surging, and analysts believe many...

FILE - In this June 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs throws to the Oakland Athletics during a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif. Federal prosecutors say a former Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. Prosecutors in Texas say Eric Prescott Kay was arrested in Fort Worth, Texas, and made his first appearance Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in federal court. Kay was communications director for the Angels. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

Aug. 7, 2020 8:17 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A former Los Angeles Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, prosecutors in Texas announced Friday. Eric Prescott Kay was arrested in Fort Worth, Texas, and made his first...