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Friday May 29th, 2020 7:05AM
5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus
Here are a few things to know about the day’s nonvirus news from The Associated Press
6:09AM ( 37 minutes ago )
The Latest: FA Cup final in England set for Aug. 1
The reshaped English soccer season is set to end with the FA Cup final on Aug. 1
5:54AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Punching through turmoil: Pro boxer helps medical staff cope
Staff at one French hospital punched their way through personal turmoil by taking boxing lessons that eased their tension during the coronavirus pandemic
5:47AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Spanish soccer league could use virtual crowds
The Spanish soccer league could use virtual crowds when the competition resumes in empty stadiums next month
5:27AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Pan Pacific swimming won't be held until 2026
The Pan Pacific Swimming Championships won’t be held as planned in 2022 because of a crowded international sporting schedule brought on by the coronavirus pandemic
4:54AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Russian league to allow soccer fans in stadiums
Fans will be in the stadiums when the Russian soccer league restarts next month
4:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: NBA reminding teams players overseas can return
The NBA is reminding its teams that players currently outside the U.S. have been cleared to return
7:12PM ( 1 day ago )
Wizards' John Wall says he's '110%' and 'itching' to return
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall says he is fully recovered after two operations that sidelined him for the past 1½ years
3:07PM ( 2 days ago )
Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19
Patrick Ewing’s son says the Georgetown basketball coach and former NBA great has been released from the hospital and is recovering from COVID-19 at home
4:04PM ( 3 days ago )
AP Sports - NBA Archive
NBA
At least 10 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers
At least 10 major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball’s policy guarantying those players $400 per week
11:25PM ( 7 hours ago )
Boras to clients in memo: Don't bail out baseball owners
Sports agent Scott Boras recommends his clients refuse Major League Baseball’s attempt to cut salaries during negotiations with the players’ association
10:58PM ( 7 hours ago )
At least 9 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers
At least nine major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball’s policy guarantying those players $400 per week
5:17PM ( 13 hours ago )
AP Sports - Major League Baseball Archive
Major League Baseball
Not in Missouri anymore: Royals move legal home to Delaware
The Kansas City Royals have moved -- not actually, but legally
5:15PM ( 13 hours ago )
At least 8 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers
At least eight major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball’s policy guarantying those players $400 per week
4:31PM ( 14 hours ago )
A's to place scouts on furlough, end minor league pay
Oakland Athletics owner John Fisher says the team will be placing its scouts and a significant number of other front office employees on furlough, suspending pay for minor leaguers and cutting the salaries of other executives as part of a cost-cutting move in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
11:26PM ( 2 days ago )
AP Sports - Minor League Baseball Archive
Minor League Baseball
The Latest: Iowa AD looking at different football scenarios
Iowa athletic director Gary Barta is not ruling out having a full stadium for home football games
6:48PM ( 11 hours ago )
The Latest: Falcons C Mack tries new hobby during lockdown
Atlanta Falcons center Alex Mack is learning how to make bread during the coronavirus lockdown
6:12PM ( 12 hours ago )
McCarthy prepping for Cowboys job from old home of Green Bay
Mike McCarthy is performing his new job as coach of the Dallas Cowboys while waiting out the pandemic in his old home of Green Bay
6:04PM ( 12 hours ago )
AP Sports - NFL Archive
NFL
Duck Tape balls could be the wave of the future
The Georgia High School Association says no balls can be used when athletes return to campus on June 8 for conditioning only.
2:17PM ( 16 hours ago )
Cortina requesting to postpone ski worlds from 2021 to 2022
The Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) is making a formal request to postpone next year’s Alpine skiing world championships in Cortina d’Ampezzo until March 2022
5:58AM ( 4 days ago )