Major League Baseball released its pandemic-shortened schedule Monday, featuring a tantalizing season opener between the New York Yankees and World Series champion Washington Nationals, even as some teams were still bogged down by coronavirus concerns.
The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced the winners of the Director's Awards Wednesday, notably honoring NCAA All-American basketball player Ruthy Hebard and junior World Champion cross-country skier Gus Schumacher.
The New York City Marathon, the world's largest marathon, was canceled Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, with organizers and city officials deciding that holding the race on Nov. 1 would be too risky.
Both the Alaska and the Yukon Board of Directors are in the beginning planning stages of their respective 2021 races. The race distance, trail details, and additional logistics will be released as they become available.
The Alliance Baseball League held its opening day on Tuesday. The local league for player’s ages 13 to 19 is meant to fill the void of the National American Legion baseball season which was canceled due to the coronavirus.
Some Alaskan golf courses are back to business for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began. While the courses might look a bit different due to the "new normal," that hasn't discouraged golfers from returning to the links.
Special Olympics Alaska, which gets people of all ages into worldwide sports competitions and normally hosts an annual series of summer events here at home, has launched a virtual version of the games.
Former University of Alaska Anchorage student-athlete Micah Chelimo, a four-time NCAA National Champion, has been selected for induction in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame.