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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)

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...

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...

In this Jan. 22, 2020, file photo, works continues on the interior of SoFi Stadium and preparing to raise the circular Oculus video board in Inglewood, Calif. The opening of the stadium on Sept. 13 has the Los Angeles Rams hosting the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham, File)

Rams still hoping for guests at SoFi Stadium opening party

May. 9, 2020 2:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams finally have a date and an opponent for the long-awaited opening of SoFi Stadium, the multibillion-dollar reason for their return to California over four years ago. The Rams still don't know for sure whether they'll actually be able to have their big Sunday night...