Monday, June 1, 2020

FHSAA: Spring sports events canceled

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Pointing to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ announcement that distance learning would continue through the rest of the school year, the Florida High...

Tarvaris Jackson, former NFL quarterback, dies in car crash

BY MARK CRAIG STAR TRIBUNE (MINNEAPOLIS)/TNS MINNEAPOLIS – Tarvaris Jackson, who started 21 games at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings from 2006-10, was killed in a...

NFL Draft to air on three TV networks

BY CHUCK BARNEY THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS Like everything else affected by the coronavirus crisis, the 2020 NFL Draft is adapting amid challenging times. The league announced on...

XFL files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

BY NATHAN FENNO LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Three days after the XFL suspended operations, the upstart league that promised “fan-first football” and “less stall, more ball” filed...

Kobe Bryant to be inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

BY DAN WOIKE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — Kevin Garnett called it the culmination of his career, the reward for the tireless intensity that he...

Sports psychologist offers advice on life without sports

BY ERIC SONDHEIMER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Dr. Andrew Yellen, 72, is in his 36th year as a Granada Hills-based sports psychologist after spending 10 years as...

Olympics postponed until summer 2021 amid coronavirus outbreak

BY KATE FELDMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS The Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be postponed by a year after an agreement was reached with the International...

Tom Brady is officially a Tampa Bay Buccaneer

BY RICK STROUD TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS TAMPA – Tom Brady is officially a Buccaneer. Tampa Tom. A Florida Man. Brady announced on Instagram that he is...

NBA suspends season indefinitely over the coronavirus pandemic

BY DAN WOIKE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The NBA is suspending the 2019-20 season. The announcement came after a player for the Utah Jazz tested positive for...

Vanessa Bryant files wrongful death lawsuit against helicopter operator

BY NATHAN FENNO LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – As mourners gathered at Staples Center on Monday for a memorial service celebrate the lives of Kobe...