Schalke chief Tonnies steps down due to fan pressure

Schalke 04 head of board Clemens Tonnies has stepped down after weeks of fan pressure due a host of off-field issues including racist comments, which had led to his suspension.Tonnies, 64, had been the head of the Schalke supervisory...

Minor League Baseball season to be cancelled

Baseball America’s J.J. Cooper and Josh Norris report that the cancellation of the 2020 Minor League Baseball season is likely to be announced today.The news isn’t particularly surprising, given the pandemic and the league’s near-total reliance on gate revenues....

Bulls’ Zach LaVine joins video game fundraiser for COVID-19 relief, social justice

Zach LaVine is putting his love of video games to good use.Facebook announced Tuesday that LaVine is one of 11 prominent athletes to join a fundraiser sponsored by Facebook Gaming to raise money for COVID-19 relief and social justice.Throughout the upcoming...

Rhys Carre: Wales prop returns to Cardiff Blues from Saracens

Wales prop Rhys Carre made five appearances for Saracens in the 2019-20 seasonWales prop Rhys Carre has returned to Cardiff Blues...

Three Pelicans players test positive for coronavirus, David Griffin says

12:42 PM ETAndrew LopezESPN Three New Orleans Pelicans players have tested positive for the coronavirus, executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin told reporters Tuesday.Griffin, citing HIPAA, did not say which players tested positive but did say those...

Reflecting on Rod Carew, Minneapolis and Racism

The tumult of recent weeks has made my thoughts turn to Rod Carew, whose past life as a Minnesota Twin speaks to present days in Minneapolis, and the country.In a tweet the other day, the New York Times sportswriter...

Does Under Armour backing out of its deal with UCLA spell danger for other...

Yahoo Sports’ Dan Wetzel and Pete Thamel, and Sports Illustrated’s Pat Forde discuss Under Armour’s announcement that it is ending its $280 million deal with UCLA and how it could affect the rest of the college sports business landscape. Source...

TBD Draft Lottery result was chaotic fun

Why are old school hockey people so angry about last weekend's NHL Draft Lottery result?Granted, it's extremely unconventional that the draft lottery ended with a TBD (to be determined) NHL team.The No. 1 overall pick could conceivably go to...

Chad Campbell, 3 Korn Ferry players test positive for COVID-19

PGA Tour veteran Chad Campbell has withdrawn from this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic after testing positive for COVID-19, as have three Korn Ferry Tour players who were...

Nuggets close facility due to coronavirus

The Denver Nuggets closed the team's practice facility starting on Saturday after a round of positive tests for the coronavirus, sources tell ESPN.The Nuggets had two members of the team's 35-person Orlando traveling party -- which encompasses players, coaches...