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KHSAA commissioner says fall sports could be vastly different

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Julian Tackett is hopeful a form of normalcy can be achieved in high school sports this fall.

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Philadelphia 76ers teammates Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were ruled out of Sunday's NBA All-Star Game after being flagged by coronavirus contact tracing, a development that prompted some players to question again why the exhibition was being played during a pandemic. The 76ers and the NBA …
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians third baseman José Ramírez and slugger Franmil Reyes have been isolated from their teammates at spring training after breaking COVID-19 protocols. Manager Terry Francona said Sunday that the two players have been sent to their temporary homes in Arizona …
ROME — Italy’s health minister says that all Italians who want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 will be able to do so by summer’s end. Minister Roberto Speranza told state TV on Sunday that Italy expects to receive delivery of more than 50 million doses in the second quarter of this …
LYON, France (AP) — Danish teenager Clara Tauson clinched her first career title in style, beating Viktorija Golubic 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Lyon Open without dropping a set after coming through two qualifying rounds. The final between the two qualifiers was even until Tauson reeled …
BERLIN (AP) — American forward Josh Sargent scored for the second consecutive Bundesliga game only for Cologne to come back and draw 1-1 with Werder Bremen in their relegation battle on Sunday. Cologne was the more active team in a first half of few chances, but Bremen improved after the …
NEW YORK (AP) — They called it the Fight of the Century, and when Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier met for the first time a lot more was at stake than just the heavyweight title. Fifty years later, the fight still reigns undefeated not just as an event but as an iconic moment in time. As part of …
The money was huge — a cool $2.5 million apiece — and so was the stage for Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Their first fight at Madison Square Garden was so epic it was billed as the Fight of the Century, and 50 years later it reigns undefeated. Frazier was the unbeaten heavyweight …
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — By the time Rick Pitino got to town, the coronavirus was already there. When Iona hired the Hall of Fame coach last March 14, there was no celebration for the new biggest man on campus. The more noteworthy arrival in the New York City suburb that week was the …
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo “is feeling better” but remains week-to-week from the head hit that earned Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson a seven-game suspension, coach Bruce Cassidy said Sunday. “He’s obviously going to be out for a while,” Cassidy …
JASNA, Slovakia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin slammed Slovakian race organizers after a women's World Cup giant slalom Sunday, calling them “unprofessional” for making her wait in the start gate before her final run for what she felt was too long. Holding a slim lead from the opening leg, …
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Rangers won its first Scottish Premiership title in 10 years on Sunday to complete its recovery from financial implosion and being forced to start again in the fourth division. A world record 55th domestic league title — although some rivals will claim it is the …
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gambling industry group wants to teach consumers how to tell if a particular sports betting or online casino site is legal or not. Conscious Gaming, a nonprofit group associated with an online gambling technology firm, launched its Bettor Safe campaign this …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Israel Adesanya learned that holding two UFC title belts simultaneously is not nearly as easy as Amanda Nunes makes it look. And Petr Yan learned that even a momentary lapse in discipline can dearly cost a champion. Jan Blachowicz defended his UFC light heavyweight …
PARADISE, Nev. (AP) — Colbey Ross had 25 points and 12 assists as Pepperdine topped Santa Clara 78-70 in the West Coast Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Saturday night. Kessler Edwards added 21 points for the Waves. Pepperdine plays No. 2 seed BYU in Monday's semifinals. Ross …
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Graham Ike had 17 points as Wyoming beat UNLV 80-69 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. Ike made 8 of 10 shots. Drake Jeffries had 14 points for Wyoming (13-10, 7-9 Mountain West Conference). Hunter Thompson added 12 points. Hunter …
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Neemias Queta tallied 13 points and 11 rebounds and Justin Bean recorded 13 points and 12 rebounds as Utah State beat Fresno State 57-51 on Saturday night. Alphonso Anderson had 11 points for Utah State (18-7, 15-4 Mountain West Conference), which earned its fourth …
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Cameron Christon had 17 points to lead six Grambling State players in double figures as the Tigers defeated Alabama A&M 80-72 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. Grambling will be the No. 4 seed and play fifth-seeded Southern on …
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Alex Tuch scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury earned his NHL-leading fourth shutout after a rare night off to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the San Jose Sharks 4-0 on Saturday. Mark Stone and Reilly Smith also scored. Tuch and Fleury did the rest of the damage …
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Kristian Mosley scored on a 4-yard run with 1:40 to play and Prairie View beat Texas Southern 20-19 on Saturday night. Prairie View (1-0, 1-0 Southwestern Conference) has won six in a row against the Tigers (0-1, 0-1). Freshman quarterback Trazon Connley, …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adrian Kempe scored 1:45 into overtime, Anze Kopitar had two goals and an assist and the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 4-3 win against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Kempe scored off a pass from Gabriel Vilardi to cap a 3-on-1 rush and end a four-game losing …

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