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Watney bored during isolation, nervous about how he got virus

Monday marked the 10th day of self-isolation for Nick Watney, the minimum required for PGA Tour players who test positive for the new coronavirus. He said he is feeling good except for some minor fatigue, perhaps brought on by a major case of boredom, and except for the distinction of ...

Plans change in MLB due to health issues

PHOENIX — The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches. A trio of players, including Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake and Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman, have announced they won’t be playing in the upcoming 60-game season. As ...

NASCAR rolls on, through crisis and controversy

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The one thing NASCAR has always gotten right is its ability to keep the wheels turning. In crisis or coronavirus, the show finds its way to a race track and keeps plugging along. That has never been in doubt, at least not since 2001 when Dale Earnhardt died in a crash on ...

Top fishermen

The Chester-Newell Sportsmen Club had 49 fishermen on the Ohio River for its third catfish tournament on June 13. Mike Shareve (left) of East Liverpool had the winning catfish with 33 3/4-inch flathead. Joe Hopwood (right) of Chester, W.Va., won the lucky draw with a 24 1/4-inch flathead. ...

Hamlin caps marathon day of racing at Pocono with 4th win

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Denny Hamlin held off Kevin Harvick on Sunday night to win the second Cup race of the weekend at Pocono Raceway and flip the result of the opener. Hamlin raced to his fourth victory of the season — and sixth at Pocono — to cap a wild, marathon day of racing at the ...

Johnson wins Travelers to extend career-long season streak

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson won the Travelers Championship on Sunday to end a long drought and extend his career-long season victory streak to 13. Johnson closed with a 3-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Kevin Streelman at fan-free TPC River Highlands. Johnson last won in ...

Pirates’ Shelton will manage in first season

PITTSBURGH — Derek Shelton ended nearly each press availability during spring training by jokingly telling reporters they picked the wrong day to ask the Pittsburgh Pirates first-year manager about his opening day starter. His answer was always some variation of “sorry, that’s ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Golf results Hoge’s Ladies League at Beaver Creek Meadows Event: Mary Lou Allison. Low Gross: Mary Lou Allison. Low Net: Vicki Patrick, Polly Linger. Birdies: Joyce Weekley. Chip-in: Joyce Weekley. Low Putts: Mary Lou Allison, Bonnie Diamond, Vicki Patrick, Joyce Weekley. Indians’ ...

SPORTS ON TV

SATURDAY 7:25 a.m. (NCSN) Soccer: Premier, Wolverhampton at Aston Villa. 9:20 a.m. (FS1) Soccer: Bundesliga, Bayern Munich at VfL Wolfsburg. 12:25 p.m. (ESPN) Soccer: FA Cup, Manchester United at Norwich City, quarterfinal. 12:30 p.m. (FS1) Auto ...