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NEW YORK (AP) — Agent Scott Boras recommends his clients refuse Major League Baseball’s attempt to cut salaries during negotiations with the players’ association, claiming team financial issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic have their origin in management debt financing.

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Premier League plans to restart on June 17 after a 100-day shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, with new staggered kickoff times to make sure every game can be shown on TV as fans are prevented from attending games.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Ryan Zimmerman is a two-time All-Star infielder who has played 15 years in the majors, all with the Washington Nationals. With baseball on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, Zimmerman is offering his thoughts — as told to AP Sports Writer Howard Fendrich — in a diary of sor…

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Optional law amendments limiting contact in scrums, the number of players in a maul, and the duration of rucks have been approved by World Rugby in the hope of reducing the risk of possible transmission of COVID-19 during the pandemic.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Professional sports can resume in Pennsylvania where the governor's stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the coronavirus is no longer in force, but without spectators, Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said Wednesday.

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Premier League is on course to restart next month after clubs approved plans on Wednesday to resume contact training even as some players are concerned about taking to the field again during the coronavirus pandemic.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie at the major league minimum would keep about 47% of his original salary this year while multimillionaire stars Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole would lose more than 77% under a sliding-scale proposal by big league teams that players found “extremely disappointing.”

FILE - In this March 24, 2020, file photo, workers stand at the bottom of the Olympic rings at Tokyo's Odaiba district. Just two months after the unprecedented postponement. Chief Executive Toshiro Muto was asked Thursday, May 28, 2020 about progress rescheduling next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Schalke's Bastian Oczipka, left and Schalke's Matija Nastasic leave the field at the end of the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and FC Schalke 04 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The German Bundesliga becomes the world's first major soccer league t…

Schalke's Weston McKennie, left on the ground, scores the opening goal against Duesseldorf's goalkeeper Florian Kastenmeier during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and FC Schalke 04 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The German Bundesliga becomes …

Schalke sports director Jochen Schneider wears a face mask after losing the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and FC Schalke 04 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The German Bundesliga becomes the world's first major soccer league to resume after a two…

Schalke's head coach David Wagner keeps silent during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and FC Schalke 04 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The German Bundesliga becomes the world's first major soccer league to resume after a two-month suspension …

Schalke's goalkeeper Markus Schubert, right and Schalke's Daniel Caligiuri leave the field at the end of the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and FC Schalke 04 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The German Bundesliga becomes the world's first major so…

Duesseldorf's Andre Hoffman celebrates victory at the end of the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and FC Schalke 04 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The German Bundesliga becomes the world's first major soccer league to resume after a two-month susp…

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Grand Prix became the fourth Formula One race canceled this season because of the coronavirus pandemic, after organizers chose on Thursday not to host it without spectators.

Optional law amendments limiting contact in scrums, the number of players in a maul, and the duration of rucks have been approved by World Rugby in the hope of reducing the risk of possible transmission of COVID-19 during the pandemic.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players appeared likely to propose more regular-season games this year while holding to their demand for full prorated salaries, people familiar with their deliberations told The Associated Press.

En foto de archivo del 9 de noviembre del 2016 Tyron Woodley en el UFC 205 enfrenta a Stephen Thompson en el Madison Square Garden. El 27 de mayo del 2020 la Comisión Atlética de Nevada aprueba de manera unánime permitir dos eventos de la UFC y dos espectáculos de boxeo de Top Rank en las si…

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cheyenne Frontier Days was canceled Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time the event billed as the world’s largest outdoor rodeo has been called off in its 124-year history.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Professional sports can resume in Pennsylvania where the governor's stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the coronavirus is no longer in force, but without spectators, Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said Wednesday.

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La ciclista medallista olímpica Stefany Hernández, quien compite en BMX, regresa a su casa tras entrenar en el techo en Caracas, Venezuela. A pesar del confinamiento por la pandemia de COVID-19, la ciclista de BMX entrena tres días a la semana y busca calificar a los Juegos Olímpicos de Toki…

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La ciclista medalista olímpica Stefany Hernández se pone su máscara antes de salir a entrenar en las calles de Caracas, Venezuela. A pesar del confinamiento por la pandemia de COVID-19, la ciclista de BMX entrena tres días a la semana y busca calificar a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio en el 2020.

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En foto del 25 de mayo del 2020 la medallista olímpica venezolana Stefany Hernández durante una sesión de fisioterapia en Caracas Venezuela. A pesar del confinamiento por la pandemia de COVID-19, la ciclista de BMX entrena tres días a la semana y busca calificar a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tok…

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ARCHIVO.- En foto del 25 de abril del 2020 La medallista olímpica venezolana Stefany Hernández, quien compite en BMX, utliza una máscara mientras entrena en Caracas. A pesar del confinamiento debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, Hernández entrena tres veces a la semana.

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El karateca venezolano Andrés Madera, medallista de oro en los Juegos Panamericanos de Lima 2018, enseña movimientos de combate a estudiantes irlandeses durante una lección en línea desde su casa en Caracas, el jueves 30 de abril de 2020

Technicians work around equipment and car parts in the The McLaren team pit at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Thursday, March 12, 2020. McLaren says it has withdrawn from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne after a team member tested positive for the co…

Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren, signs an autograph as he arrives at the track for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Thursday, March 12, 2020. McLaren says it has withdrawn from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne after a team member tested positive for the coro…

FILE- In this April 8, 2018 file photo, Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, center, leads at the start and followed by Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland, right and Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, left, during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One B…