Category Archives: Local Sports

Dixon breaks through at Indianapolis with victory in GP

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon finally made his second trip to Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s victory lane. Twelve years after winning his only Indianapolis 500 on the Brickyard’s historic 2.5-mile oval, the five-time series champion added a second title Saturday — this one by a dominant 19.9469 seconds over Graham Rahal in the IndyCar Grand Prix.…MORE

On the emptiest of Derby days, a surreal 25-1 Epsom winner

EPSOM, England (AP) — Instead of 100,000 people packing the rolling hills of Epsom Downs for Derby Day, the sound of swirling wind and rain filled the biosecure racing amphitheater on Saturday. “I couldn’t hear anything around me,” winning jockey Emmet McNamara said. “All I could hear was the horse breathing.” Not just because the…MORE

Atlanta Braves give no indication of considering name change

ATLANTA (AP) — With teams in two sports taking a second look at names deemed offensive to Native Americans, the Atlanta Braves on Saturday gave no indication they are willing to consider a similar change. The Cleveland Indians said Friday they’re reconsidering their nickname following the furor over the NFL Washington Redskinsname. The Braves released…MORE

Royals catcher Salvador Perez tests positive for coronavirus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) — Royals catcher Salvador Perez has tested positive for the coronavirus, the team announced on July 4. Perez is asymptomatic and staying at his Kansas City home. He said his family is safe and he feels good. It will take consecutive negative tests for him to be allowed to play. He…MORE

AP source: NFL to discuss union’s desire to cancel preseason

The NFL plans to consider the NFL Players Association’s recommendation to cancel the preseason though it prefers to cut the schedule in half, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday night. The league decided Wednesday to cut its preseason from four games to two and push back the start of…MORE

High School Football 2019

High School Football 2019

1440 KMAJ will once again be bringing the hard hitting action of High School Football from the Centennial League this fallMORE