SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Figuring out the calendar for the rest of the year is a “day and night” operation for Formula One, the head of motorsport’s governing body Jean Todt said on Saturday. After a four-month suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic, the season is kicking off in Austria on Sunday with the first …

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s professional soccer league restarted on Saturday after a four-month break caused by the coronavirus pandemic. All 18 top-flight teams were in action, and the nine games were played without fans. Japan’s popular pro baseball league restarted last month, also without fans. The first division of the J-League suspended play in February …

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SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Red Bull has lost an appeal it lodged against the dual assistant steering system unveiled by Formula One rival Mercedes during winter testing in February. The DAS helps the Mercedes car’s cornering and reduces its tire wear. On-board footage from testing in Spain showed world champion Lewis Hamilton pulling the steering …

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DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Jesse Marsch came to Europe to make a name both for himself and for every other American soccer coach. He managed that in a big way. Marsch led Salzburg to this season’s Austrian league title, the most significant trophy won by an American coach in Europe. “My main emphasis in coming …

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There were the tweets from strangers. “I hate you.” “You ruined the whole world.” “You deserve it.” And there was the scorn from inside his own locker room, the presumption that he infected a teammate with coronavirus, the suggestion that his recklessness somehow caused the entire sporting world to come to an absolute standstill. Utah …

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Celebrating Kobe Bryant, Don Shula and all of the sports figures we’ve lost in 2020. Former Philadelphia Phillies and UCLA pitcher Tyson Brummett was killed after the plane he was piloting crashed in the Wasatch Mountains near Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday morning, according to USA Today. He was 35.  Brummett, according to the …

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Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson watched his organization strangely ship off All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins this offseason. It seems, however, the signal-caller has an idea for another All-Pro he wouldn’t mind seeing fill in: Antonio Brown. Well, at least that’s what we’re assuming after deciphering a subtle tweet Watson posted Thursday. Check out Watson’s response …

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The Washington Redskins may have started the movement, but the Cleveland Indians appear not far behind. The Indians revealed Friday how the organization has had “ongoing discussions” and are determining the “best path forward with regard to our team name.” The Redskins took the first steps toward potentially changing their name earlier Friday. It comes as …

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Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer has purchased a waterfront mansion in Jupiter, Fla., according to real estate site The Real Deal. The 7,778-square foot property sold for $9.8 million, per the report. It was previously owned by real estate investor Justin Daniels and wife Robin Daniels. The mansion, built in 2018, has five bedrooms, seven-and-a-half bathrooms, …

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Gordon Hayward might have revealed a troubling fact while speaking with reporters Friday. The Boston Celtics forward noted how, despite a long layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic, he still experiences soreness in his left foot. Celtics fans certainly will remember how it began: Hayward’s gruesome, season-ending injury during his first-ever game with the organization …

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