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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts stands for the national anthem prior to an intrasquad game during baseball training Monday, July 6, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

New center field backdrop has Dodgers hitters adjusting

Jul. 8, 2020 10:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers were eager to show off $100 million worth of stadium renovations to fans and a national audience at the All-Star Game this summer. Turns out, it appears only players are going to see the changes up close this season because of the coronavirus pandemic, which will...

Texas Rangers begin to take to the field for a baseball practice at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Friday, July 3, 2020. The practice was the first team activity in the organization's newly constructed stadium. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

New Globe: Rangers open summer camp at home without Martin

Jul. 3, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers were supposed to be all settled in and fully acquainted with their new stadium by now, ready to spend the July 4 holiday weekend playing games at home. But instead of preparing Friday to play their 44th home game of the season, and 89th overall, they opened an...

FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) dribbles during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Los Angeles. If James gets his way, NBA arenas and other sports venues around the country will be mega polling sites for the November general election. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

LeBron James' group touts sports venues as mega-voting sites

Jul. 1, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — If basketball icon LeBron James gets his way, NBA arenas and other sports venues around the country will be mega polling sites for the November general election. James and his voting rights group, formed this spring with other black athletes and entertainers, are joining with other...

In a photo provided by Benoit Photo, Blitzkrieg and jockey Victor Espinoza, right front, win the Grade III, $100,000 American Stakes horse race Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif. (Benoit Photo via AP)

Positive COVID-19 tests at Santa Anita, SoFi Stadium

Jun. 23, 2020 11:30 PM EDT

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita had 17 people test positive for the coronavirus during its recently completed meet, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said. The Arcadia racetrack was on Monday’s list of nonresidential settings with five or more confirmed cases of the disease. The...

Protesters take over the elevated Interstate 10 during a march in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, protesting the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 in Minneapolis after being restrained by police. In the background is the Superdome. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Superdome renovation crew has 32 COVID-19 cases

Jun. 16, 2020 10:16 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Superdome officials say positive COVID-19 tests have come back for 32 workers contracted to perform stadium renovations. A statement released by the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District on Tuesday says affected workers have been “isolated away from the job site.”...

Protesters take over the elevated Interstate 10 during a march in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, protesting the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 in Minneapolis after being restrained by police. In the background is the Superdome. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

The Latest: 32 positive virus tests for Superdome workers

Jun. 16, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Superdome officials say positive COVID-19 tests have come back for 32 of 275 workers contracted to perform stadium renovations. A statement released by the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District on Tuesday says affected...

Court rules that Chiefs don't owe $1M in back taxes

Jun. 2, 2020 6:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has found that the Kansas City Chiefs don't owe $1 million in back taxes on the decade-old Arrowhead Stadium renovation after all. The Kansas City Star reports that the court found Tuesday that the state's Administrative Hearing Commission erred last...

This undated graphic image released by the Los Angeles Rams NFL football team shows a composite of their new uniforms - two versions of 'royal,' from left, and 'bone' at right. The Rams have unveiled new uniforms ahead of their move into SoFi Stadium this year. (Los Angeles Rams via AP)

Rams unveil new uniforms with classic colors, modern twists

May. 13, 2020 5:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams unveiled new uniforms Wednesday, putting a modern aesthetic on their classic horned helmets and traditional color scheme ahead of their move into SoFi Stadium this year. Two of the Rams' three new looks are broadly similar to their primary royal-blue-and-yellow...