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.
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas County officials say five jail inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Dallas County Sheriff Marian Brown announced Wednesday that an inmate in his 40s tested positive and that four others […]
By RONALD BLUM NEW YORK (AP) — The final pitch of the 2020 baseball season could be thrown closer to Christmas than Halloween. Major League Baseball owners ratified a 17-page agreement with the union on […]
TEXARKANA — Miller County, Arkansas, reported its first death of COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon. According to the Miller County emergency operations center, an 83-year-old Texarkana, Arkansas, resident was the first casualty of COVID-19 in Miller […]