A tough call: Minor league umps squeezed as lost year looms

Any other May weekend, Trevor Dannegger might’ve been in Hartford or Richmond or Akron on a Double-A diamond, wrangling players, coaches and managers.

On this day: Born May 30, 1949: Bob Willis, English cricketer

Steaming in off his long run, curls bobbing, eyes fixed on the stumps, there have been few more intimidating sights in world cricket than fast bowler Bob Willis in his prime.

Dave Gettleman may finally be on other side of Giants mess

Part 13 in a series analyzing the New York Giants. There is this contingent of fans who almost prefer to see the Giants slip-slide away, so as to confirm in their minds general manager Dave Gettlem…

Kaapo Kakko’s diabetes may keep him from Rangers if NHL returns

Rangers president John Davidson says he promises to listen to science when it comes to the safety of his players amid the NHL’s plans to open club training facilities for small-group workouts. With…

League expects coaches to return to team facilities soon

NFL teams may be able to bring back members of their coaching staff as early as next week, Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a memo distributed to teams on Thursday.

Zion Williamson factor shaping NBA’s coronavirus return

The NBA doesn’t want to restart its season without its brightest young star. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst on The Hoop Collective, the league may dismiss the idea of playing as many as 90 reg…

Liverpool could win first Premier League title vs rivals Everton... at Man Utd or Man City

Liverpool may end up winning the Premier League title against neighbours Everton at the home of arch-rivals Manchester United or title rivals Manchester City.

‘We can re-open restaurants and shops, but can’t invite spectators’: French Open boss not happy with

French Tennis Federation (FFT) head Jean-Francois Vilotte has spoken out against the idea of staging the 2020 French Open without spectators, stressing that he can promise the implementation of all necessary protective measures.

Three Championship players and staff test positive for coronavirus

The EFL has confirmed that three individuals from two Championship clubs have tested positive for coronavirus. The positive results come from 1,030 players and club staff from 24 Championship clubs, who were tested over the course of Monday 25, Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 May.

On this day... May 29

ON THIS DAY -- MAY 29

On this day: Born May 29, 1939: Al Unser Sr., American racing driver

When Al Unser took a show car off the floor of a hotel lobby and drove it to victory at the 1987 Indianapolis 500 he not only joined the Brickyard's most exclusive club of four-time winners but cemented his place as one of motor racing's all-time greats.

Premier League return edges closer as clubs reach agreement over key hurdle

Premier League clubs have voted for a return to contact training, paving the way for the resumption of the 2019/20 season. More follows…

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