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Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun celebrates his three-run home run with third base coach Ed Sedar during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Burnes, Braun help Brewers to 5-0 win over the Royals

Sep. 19, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corbin Burnes threw six solid innings of four-hit ball, Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer in Milwaukee's four-run eighth inning and the Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Saturday night. With the win, Milwaukee moved into a tie with the Cincinnati Reds, one game behind second-place St....

The seats at Miller Park are empty during the ninth inning of a baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Brewers have 3 positive COVID tests at alternate site

Sep. 19, 2020 8:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers had two players and a staff member test positive for the coronavirus at their alternate training site in Appleton, Wisconsin. Milwaukee president of baseball operations David Stearns confirmed the positive results Saturday and said they shouldn't impact the major league team....

Oakland Athletics outfielders Mark Canha (20) and Ramon Laureano, second from right, wear masks as they greet teammates after they defeated the Seattle Mariners in the second baseball game of a doubleheader, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Seattle. Both games were played in air smoky from wildfires in Oregon, Washington, and California. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Latest: Virus scraps Florida Atlantic-Georgia Southern

Sep. 18, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Florida Atlantic postponed its football opener Saturday at Georgia Southern because of a coronavirus outbreak. The two schools hope to reschedule, FAU said Friday. Eleven people in the FAU program tested positive for the...

Rangers TV broadcaster Nitkowski tests positive for COVID-19

Sep. 17, 2020 10:00 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers television broadcaster C.J. Nitkowski tested positive for COVID-19, and the team used a simulcast of its radio network's call on the regional cable telecast for Thursday night's series finale in Houston. The Rangers said they received notification Thursday of the...

Memphis says it has 46 positive tests considered active

Sep. 16, 2020 11:23 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Memphis athletic department said Wednesday night that it has conducted over 3,500 COVID-19 tests and has had 81 positive results, with 46 being considered active. Earlier Wednesday, the Shelby County Health Department said there were 42 active cases in a cluster in...

FAU still hoping to play Saturday despite virus outbreak

Sep. 16, 2020 3:12 PM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Eleven people in the football program at Florida Atlantic University have tested positive for the coronavirus, but the Owls were still hoping to play their season opener Saturday against Georgia Southern, coach Willie Taggart said Wednesday. Taggart declined to specify how many of...

FILE - Iin this Jan.13, 2020 file photo, former president of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Lamine Diack arrives at the Paris courthouse, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. A Paris court is delivering its verdict Wednesday Sept. 16, 2020, in the trial of Lamine Diack on corruption, money laundering and breach of trust charges against the one-time supremo of global track and field athletics, and according to prosecutors, creamed off millions for himself, with his son.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

Former IAAF head Lamine Diack sentenced to 2 years in prison

Sep. 16, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Former track federation president Lamine Diack was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for corruption during his nearly 16-year tenure at the IAAF, most notably a scheme that allowed Russian athletes who paid millions in hush money to keep competing when they should have been suspended...

FILE - Sam Horsfield, of England, tees off on the ninth fairway during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. Horsfield withdrew from this week's U.S. Open at Winged Foot after a positive test for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Horsfield latest to withdraw from US Open with positive test

Sep. 14, 2020 2:53 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Horsfield became the second player in two days to test positive for the coronavirus without any symptoms, knocking him out of the U.S. Open on Monday after he had traveled from England. Horsfield, who won twice during the European Tour's “U.K. Swing” to earn one of...

FIFA open to help fund anti-corruption agency for sports

Sep. 14, 2020 10:28 AM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — FIFA would help fund a global agency to tackle corruption in sport, its president Gianni Infantino said Monday. Creating a body like the World Anti-Doping Agency to address financial corruption, match-fixing and the influence of organized crime in sport has been talked about for more than a...

San Diego Padres Wil Myers is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants' in the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan)

Profar, Padres beat Giants 3-1 for doubleheader sweep

Sep. 13, 2020 10:24 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With a winning record clinched for the first time in 10 seasons and a long-sought playoff berth on the horizon, the streaking San Diego Padres will try to avoid getting too psyched up for their biggest series in a long time. The Padres swept a doubleheader against the San Francisco Giants...