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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...

BC-BBO--This Date in Baseball

Mar. 24, 2020 3:17 PM EDT

March 27 1973 — Minnesota pitcher Jim Perry became the first player to use the "10 and 5 rule" when he OK'd his own trade to the Detroit Tigers for minor league pitcher Dan Fife and cash. 1986 — Major League Baseball's Rules Committee voted to change the designated hitter rule for the World Series...

A closed sign is displayed on the Pittsburgh Pirates spring training baseball gift shop at LECOM Park, Monday, March 16, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. Major League Baseball has delayed the start of its season by at least two weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak and suspended the rest of its spring training schedule. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

AP sources: MLB could skip draft; service time big issue

Mar. 18, 2020 11:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is considering skipping its amateur draft this year and putting off the next international signing period as a way to preserve cash while games are affected by the new coronavirus, people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press. Talks between management...

Colorado Rockies' David Dahl celebrates as he crosses the plate after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, March 2, 2020, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Colorado's David Dahl looking for first full season

Mar. 4, 2020 5:03 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado outfielder David Dahl likes to keep his numerical goals private, but there is one he is willing to share — 150. As in games. A series of injuries have limited Dahl to 100 games or fewer in a three-year career with the Rockies that has featured extended periods of...

Los Angeles Angels' Jo Adell runs towards second base before getting out on a force out by Brian Goodwin during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Not yet 21, Angels prospect Jo Adell keeps ascending

Mar. 2, 2020 12:07 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A sprint down the line and a laser throw home hinted at the promise of Jo Adell. Two strikeouts against veteran Colorado Rockies pitchers on Sunday underscored the learning curve the Los Angeles Angels’ top prospect embraces. "I’m just working hard every day to try...

Colorado Rockies' Ubaldo Jimenez throws during spring training baseball practice, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Jimenez, making comeback with Rockies, solid in short outing

Feb. 26, 2020 7:38 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was only a short outing in a Cactus League game, but it meant a lot to Ubaldo Jimenez. The 36-year-old took another step in his comeback attempt with the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, pitching two innings against the Texas Rangers. Jimenez threw 21 pitches, 14 for strikes. He...

In this photo provided by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Larry Walker poses near the wall of plaques, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Walker said on Tuesday that his Hall of Fame plaque will show him in Colorado Rockies cap, not a Montreal Expos hat. He added the key to picking the Rockies is that Colorado was

Walker bundle of nerves after touring Hall of Fame

Feb. 25, 2020 4:21 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Larry Walker's right hand was shaking ever-so-slightly as he reached to sign the space where his plaque will hang in baseball's Hall of Fame. Reality was still sinking in, a month after his selection. “It doesn’t seem legit. I feel like I just won a lottery ticket,"...

Altuve booed, nicked by pitch in spring debut for Astros

Feb. 25, 2020 3:06 AM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — José Altuve insisted he tuned out the hecklers. He couldn't avoid a pitch that grazed him. “He was hit in the foot. That ain’t nothing, you know what I mean?” Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker said Monday after an 11-1 win over Detroit at half-empty Joker...

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado reacts after being put out against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Denver. Arenado, the Rockies' top player, is at odds with the team's management as spring training opens for the club. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Rockies GM Bridich hasn't sat down with Arenado after rift

Feb. 19, 2020 1:24 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich says he doesn't feel an urgency to clear the air with apparently disgruntled third baseman Nolan Arenado. Bridich displayed no worries about his relationship with his best player Tuesday night when he spoke at the Cactus League media...

Wade Davis ready to regain closer's role with Colorado

Feb. 18, 2020 1:33 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Wade Davis has again entered spring training as the Colorado Rockies' closer after a rough 2019 season. Davis lost his ninth-inning role in the final two months last year, when he finished 1-6 with 15 saves and an 8.65 ERA in the least effective effort of an 11-year career. ...