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FILE - In this March 6, 2020, file photo, New York Knicks owner James Dolan, center, watches the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Knicks and the Oklahoma City Thunder at Madison Square Garden in New York. Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Knicks announced Dolan’s diagnosis Saturday night, March 28. It is not clear when he was tested or when he received the diagnosis. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

Mar. 28, 2020 10:45 PM EDT

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Knicks announced Dolan’s diagnosis Saturday night. It is not clear when he was tested or when he received the diagnosis. Dolan is the first U.S. major pro...

Indian workers arrange beds to prepare a quarantine center at the Sarusojai sports complex in Gauhati, India, Saturday, March 28, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

The Latest: Goalie gear-maker shifts to medical supplies

Mar. 28, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Canadian hockey goalie equipment manufacturer Brian's Custom Sports has begun producing medical supplies for hospitals in and around southwestern Ontario. The company in Kingsville was originally approached by public health...

An Indian worker works at a quarantine center at the Sarusojai sports complex in Gauhati, India, Saturday, March 28, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

The Latest: Clemson QB Lawrence restarts virus fundraising

Mar. 28, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have restarted their efforts to raise money for those affected by the new coronavirus. They announced their decision Saturday on social media. The two had set up a...

The Latest: Sparks guard Wiese tests positive for virus

Mar. 27, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Los Angeles Sparks guard Sydney Wiese posted on Twitter that she tested positive for COVID-19. Wiese said that she was “feeling well — fortunate to only show mild symptoms, but I am capable of spreading...

Boston University's Trevor Zegras (13) celebrates his tying goal against Northeastern's Craig Pantano, left, during the third period of the Beanpot Tournament championship NCAA college hockey game in Boston, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Ducks sign first-round pick Trevor Zegras to 3-year contract

Mar. 27, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

Trevor Zegras is in hockey limbo like everyone else, but he is hoping that signing with the Anaheim Ducks on Friday will serve as motivation until he can get back on the ice. “The past week has been pretty much sitting and waiting,” Zegras said during a conference call after inking a three-year...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2005, file photo, the inscription on the Stanley Cup showing the 1919 series, the only series in the history of the cup not completed, is shown at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Anyone who scoffs at drastic measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, who wonders if it was really necessary to shut down sports around the world, needs to learn the tragic story of the 1919 Stanley Cup Finals. It's right there on the silver chalice, engraved alongside all the championship teams.

Column: As we battle virus, don't forget 1919 Stanley Cup

Mar. 27, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

Anyone who scoffs at all these drastic measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, who wonders if it's really necessary to shut down sports around the world, needs a primer on the 1919 Stanley Cup Finals. The tragic turns of events is right there on the silver chalice, engraved alongside all the championship...

FILE - In this March 18, 2018, file photo, Clarkson's Elizabeth Giguere (7) holds up the trophy after they defeated Colgate 2-1 in overtime in the NCAA college women's hockey Frozen Four championship game in Minneapolis. The junior forward has been selected as the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winner, announced Friday, March 27, 2020. It's presented annually to the most outstanding player in women's college hockey. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)

Clarkson's Elizabeth Giguere wins Kazmaier Award

Mar. 27, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Clarkson junior forward Elizabeth Giguere has been selected as the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winner, presented annually to the most outstanding player in women's college hockey. USA Hockey made the announcement on Friday. The native of Quebec City was the NCAA Division I...

Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn (25) passes the ball past Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Keeping fit with no gyms open is a new NBA challenge

Mar. 27, 2020 1:41 PM EDT

Denver’s players, if they're so willing, have the same assignment each day: Go to their phone or tablet, launch an app and view their individualized daily workout plan that was created by the Nuggets’ strength and conditioning staff. For now, it’s the best idea the Nuggets have — as...

FILE - In this March 6, 2020, file photo, Purdue Fort Wayne's Rachel Everson connects for a hit during an NCAA softball game against UMass Lowell in Clarksville, Tenn. The NCAA Division I Council is scheduled Monday, March 30, 2020, to vote on providing another year of eligibility to spring sport athletes, such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players, who had their seasons wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

NCAA weighs more eligibility for sports cut short by virus

Mar. 27, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

The NCAA Division I Council is scheduled to vote Monday on whether to allow another year of eligibility for spring sport athletes such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players, who had their seasons wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic. Providing similar relief to winter sport athletes, such as basketball and...

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...