CHICAGO — With just 60 games this season, the Chicago Cubs need Craig Kimbrel to be better than he was last year.
TOKYO — The spokesman for the Tokyo Olympics expects the postponed games to go ahead in 2021 despite a recent poll in Japan in which 77% of respondents said they did not believe the games could be held next year.
Colin Kaepernick will be featured in a documentary series produced by ESPN Films as part of a first-look deal with The Walt Disney Co.
The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ATLANTA — Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis opted out of the 2020 season on Monday due to increased concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
With the opening of the thoroughbred season at Monmouth Park days away, chief executive Dennis Drazin knows the odds are against the track making a profit.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas State is launching a diversity and education fund amid several other initiatives to address racial injustice after football players threatened a boycott in response to an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd.
Trying to find out the status of a baseball player coming back from an ankle injury definitely will be easier than learning whether someone tested positive for the coronavirus.
NEW YORK — Coach Dawn Staley would be prepping the U.S. women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK — The head of global human resources at sports apparel and shoe company Adidas resigned Tuesday following criticism from employees of what they see as the company's failure to diversify its workforce.
PHOENIX — A small group of players, including Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman and Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond, have announced they plan to sit out this season. The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Former Iowa running back Akrum Wadley ripped the Hawkeyes on Monday, saying he was so mistreated by some coaches he now regrets playing there.
NEW YORK — When baseball comes back next month, Yoenis Céspedes might finally be ready to return, too.
The biggest takeaway following the NFL’s two-day quarterback coaching summit is there’s no shortage of qualified minority candidates waiting for opportunities to be head coaches and coordinators.
Jason Spezza's confidence in the NHL returning has not been shaken by word of 11 fellow players testing positive for the coronavirus.
Acknowledging that no option would have been risk-free during a pandemic, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that the concern shared by the league and its players surrounding next month's restart of the season is rising as coronavirus cases in Florida keep climbing.
LONG POND, Pa. — Being an agent of change in NASCAR cuts both ways for Bubba Wallace.
LOUISVILLE — Churchill Downs officials have gotten their wish, announcing Thursday that when the rescheduled Kentucky Derby is run in September there will be spectators in the stands — just more spread out than usual.
While the coronavirus pandemic has pushed it back from its original date, newly-hired Hopkinsville Middle School cheerleading coach Elle Hancock has announced that cheerleading tryouts will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. starting July 6.
In his 16th and final season at the helm of Christian County wrestling, Robert Burnham was given the National Wrestling Coaches Association High School Boys Head Coach of the Year honor for the state of Kentucky.
NEW YORK — Yankees President Randy Levine called on the players' association to resume negotiations with Major League Baseball to start the pandemic-delayed season.
On Thursday, Dee Leavell was appointed the new head coach of wrestling at Christian County High School, but if it wasn’t for a bet with the recently retired coach Robert Burnham, Leavell might not have ever hit the mats himself.
FORT WORTH, Texas — The PGA Tour spent two months learning about the COVID-19 pandemic and trying to develop a safe plan to return, followed by another month hoping for the best.
NEW YORK — Jeremy Jeffress, Jordan Montgomery, Kevin Plawecki could be playing for free this season, earning salaries lower than what they already received as advances.
With Kerry Stovall stepping down and Robert Burnham retiring from their respective coaching jobs at Christian County High School, Principal Matt Boehman has announced that the Colonels are bringing in some familiar faces to take over the programs.
With school sports close to a return after the pandemic canceled all spring seasons, Christian County Public Schools Superintendent Chris Bentzel has appointed Christian County High School head basketball coach Kerry Stovall to district athletic director.
As the upcoming school year approaches, Hopkinsville High School boys basketball coach Larry Miller has announced the 2020-21 schedule.
TOKYO — The Japanese public is being prepared for the reality of next year’s postponed Olympics, where athletes are likely to face quarantines, spectators will be fewer, and the delay will cost taxpayers billions of dollars.
Limited practices for Kentucky high school sports teams can begin June 15 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Per a Thursday release from the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches, the 2020 Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Games for boys and girls basketball have been canceled — in coordination with the continued battle and distancing required to face the potential spread of the coronavirus.
A week ago, most people probably slept in, had their morning coffee and read the newspaper, as one would normally do on a Saturday morning.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Johnny Juzang left one storied program for another.
With the departure of KyKy Tandy, Drew McGowan and TaQuan Hollowell, there were many questions surrounding University Heights Academy boys’ basketball going into the 2019-20 season but that didn’t stop KJ Crump and company from getting to work.
Hopkinsville sophomore Donnisha Flowers doesn’t like to talk to the opponents during the game.
Christian County’s Niko Bussell was a fixture on the defensive side of the ball for the Colonels last season and while they didn’t get a victory, Bussell didn’t let that deter him when he hit the mat for wrestling season.
Following his junior year, Hopkinsville swimmer Bryce Robinson was unsure if he’d get another crack at the state tournament on a relay team due to the lack of other male swimmers on the team.
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There’s an old Beatles song “In My Life,” and one of the lyrics in the song is “There are places I’ll remember all my life, though some have changed, some forever, not for better.”
It was in the spring of 2015 that Caldwell County’s Jase Ryan Felker, Bryce Thomas and Gabe East took to the diamond with the same goals in mind.
He’s never coached Terrence Clarke, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed.
PADUCAH — A trio of Princetonians saw their summer baseball seasons finally come alive on Monday, when Gabe East (Nationals), Jase Felker (Nationals) and Bryce Thomas (Americans) suited up for the first of 12 scheduled games for the Kentucky Propsects…
An opening temperature check from coach Will Barnes. A six-query questionnaire administered before practice. Groups of five or fewer, running different agility and conditioning stations with assistant coaches in Jeff Riley, Aaron McClung and Waynee McGowan.
Roger Miller wrote “You can’t roller-skate in a buffalo herd,” but occasionally you can negotiate through one in an enclosed vehicle in the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
Just how good is recent Kentucky basketball commit Jada Walker? The point guard is a top 70 player nationally in the 2021 recruiting class but she got her first Division I scholarship from Michigan when she was in the sixth…
The two-time defending Kentucky American Legion baseball champs got off to a good start on Monday, when Post 86 (Eddyville) picked up a doubleheader win over Mayfield — 5-4 and 6-0 — at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.
During his junior season, Isaiah Jackson played with Spire Academy in Ohio, a team that featured guard LaMelo Ball and Rocket Watts. That left Jackson to fill a role while Ball, who played overseas last year and should be a…
Mollie Kregor, director of the Mitchell Family Foundation, says it’s impossible for anyone to fully appreciate what Jenna and Matthew Mitchell do to support so many charitable efforts in Lexington and Fayette County.
As we are all feeling the impact of COVID-19 in one way or the other, sometimes it’s good to hear a sports story on perseverance. One of those stories come from former Dawson Springs Panther basketball star Ron Adams.
After being closed down for several weeks due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Providence Municipal Golf and Recreation Center (PMGRC) will reopen its doors on Saturday.
On Wednesday April 22, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 22 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 11 in Daviess County, 1 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 1 in Ohio County, 1 in Union County, and…
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday it has suspended the regular seasons and postseasons for the spring sports of baseball, softball, tennis and track and field until further notice.
In just their first year as a program, the Midway University men’s indoor track & field team made a splash and turned heads on Feb. 7 in Tiffin, Ohio, at the River States Conference Men’s Indoor Track & Field Championships…
Ethan Garrison, a member of the 2018 class of Dawson Springs High School, is competing on the collegiate level in track and field at Kentucky Christian University.
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has declared there will be no school sports activities allowed until at least April 12 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Having the opportunity to play professional basketball in Italy was an experience that former Kentucky basketball star Maci Morris knew would be unlike anything she had done before.
Monday’s rain cast a dreary shadow over athletic fields across the southern Pennyrile but that shadow will remain for the foreseeable future with KHSAA’s mandated dead period for high school athletics.
Tuesday was filled with ups and downs for local teams as the Trigg County Lady Wildcats made history against Caldwell County, and the Hopkinsville Lady Tigers suffered a tough defeat at the hands of the Henderson County Lady Colonels.