NBA Players Decide to Continue Season, Pursue Other Social Justice Initiatives

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says NBA players decided Thursday that they want to continue the season, coming to that consensus one day after three postseason games were postponed in a protest of racial injustic...

WATCH: Mets’ Smith Pleads Through Tears: ‘People Still Don’t Care’

NEW YORK (AP) —Mets slugger Dominic Smith doesn’t care if white teammates join him in kneeling for the national anthem. Doesn’t need them to cut a check to his charity, either.

Osaka Withdraws in Protest; W&S Put on Hold Thursday

NEW YORK (AP) — Fourth-seeded Naomi Osaka reached the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday and withdrew a few hours later in a call for racial justice, drawing quick support from other players. Soon after, the whole tournament wa...

Reds-Brewers Game off in Wake of Kenosha Shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers’ game against the Cincinnati Reds scheduled for Wednesday night is being postponed in the wake of the weekend shooting by police of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Wisconsin, a person with knowledge of the situation ...

Boycott: NBA Playoff Games Called Off Amid Player Protest

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — All three NBA playoff games scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed, with players around the league choosing to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice.

Bucks’ Hill Frustrated with Social Injustice While Stuck Inside NBA Bubble: ‘We Shouldn’t Have Come’

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard George Hill vented his frustration at social injustice Monday following the shooting by police of a Black man in Wisconsin, saying the NBA’s decision to resume its season in a bubble at Walt Disney Wo...

Jamaican Official Says Usain Bolt Tests Positive for COVID

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s Minister of Health says legendary sprinter Usain Bolt has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

NFL Has 77 Apparently False Positive COVID-19 Tests from Lab

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL had 77 positive COVID-19 tests from 11 teams re-examined by a New Jersey lab after false positives, and all those tests came back negative.

NFL Positive COVID-19 Tests from NJ Lab Could Be False

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL revealed Sunday that several positive COVID-19 tests were found a day earlier by one of its testing partners. The New York Jets said they had 10 false positives and the Chicago Bears said they had nine.