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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The English Premier League was given government approval on Saturday to press ahead with its June 17 restart although players will have to stay apart during goal cel…

local area travel teams - Bourbonnais Braves, Illinois Stars Fastpitch - partnered together to do a T-shirt fundraiser for first responders in the surrounding area of Kankakee.

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Just Dandy women's clothing store in downtown Cheyenne has endured fire, flooding, recessions and so far the coronavirus pandemic, but will this year's cancellation of the city's famous cowboy-and-rodeo festival, Cheyenne Frontier Days, be the daddy-of-'em-all disaster?

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s anti-money laundering agency said Friday it has frozen the personal accounts of some of the top directors of first-division soccer team Cruz Azul, saying that “unusual movements were detected" in bank transactions.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the U.S. as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue wherever they can find it.

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BOSTON (AP) — The overall number of confirmed COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the coronavirus pandemic climbed to 6,640 on Thursday as another 93 deaths were reported.

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BOSTON (AP) — Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will soon allow outdoor pro sports events to have spectators, but the numbers will be strictly limited, under a new order Thursday from Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Live horse racing has resumed in New Mexico, but there are no spectators in the stands and only online and drive-thru wagering is allowed under an ongoing public health order aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus.

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Chris Thompson is an NFL running back. He also is the father of a 4-month-old daughter, Kali. Guess which of those facts matters more to him when he ponders eventually returning to work amid a pandemic.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's policy allowing transgender girls to compete as girls in high school sports violates the civil rights of athletes who have always identified as female, the U.S. Education Department has determined in a decision that could force the state to change course …

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's high school athletic association is investigating 10 schools accused of allowing some sports teams to begin training before the summer start date, which was pushed back to fall in line with coronavirus restrictions.