DALLAS (AP) — Youth sports leagues are bracing for even bigger financial losses with no end in sight for the shutdown of activity because of the new coronavirus pandemic. Youth sports is a $25 billion U.S. industry and it is indeed on a tightrope in many ways at the moment. Communities with sprawling, empty fields and arenas are losing millions of dollars with lucrative tournaments canceled or postponed. Team sports participation dipped after the 2008 recession. So officials wonder what youth sports will look like when kids begin to return to fields and courts.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s agriculture department said a dog in the state has tested positive for the coronavirus. It’s the state’s first confirmed infection in an animal and was determined through a nasal […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has reported 383 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and 11 more deaths from the illness it causes. The Department of Health on Tuesday said at least 50,411 […]
By the Associated Press The Big 12 has secured access to COVID-19 antigen testing that produces rapid results and will be used the day before competition on players, coaches and staff. The conference announced a […]