PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake has become the first known player to opt out of the 2020 season due to concerns about the coronavirus. Diamondbacks general manager Mike Hazen did not elaborate on Leake’s decision during a Zoom call, but the pitcher’s agent issued a statement saying he made a personal decision not to play during the pandemic. Hazen also said two players on Arizona’s 60-man roster tested positive for COVID-19, as did another player not in Arizona.
NASCAR is restarting their engines Sunday, May 17, and you can listen to all the action on Fox Sports Texarkana 97.1 FM and 1400 AM. NASCAR will resume racing with at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, […]
By BRETT MARTEL, the Associated Press LSU record-setting receiver Ja’Marr Chase has announced his decision to opt out of the 2020 college season. A person familiar with the situation says defensive tackle Tyler Shelvin also […]
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and MIKE STOBBE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the federal government has granted emergency authorization for treating COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma. While Trump is calling the move “a breakthrough” […]