Indians, other teams pressured after Redskins drop nickname

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The spotlight for change is shining on the Cleveland Indians.

The Latest: Irish rugby players taking pay cut

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The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

WNBA season scheduled to tip off on July 25

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NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA season is scheduled to tip off July 25 with all games that weekend dedicated to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Patriot League punts on fall football as SEC leaders meet

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The Patriot League joined the Ivy League on Monday, punting on football and other fall sports because of the coronavirus pandemic while holding out hope the games can be made up.

Former USC starting QB Daniels eligible for 2020 at Georgia

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Former Southern California starter JT Daniels says he has been granted immediate eligibility at Georgia, where he can join the competition at quarterback.

Pucks and masks prevalent as 24 NHL teams open training camp

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St. Louis Blues goalie Jordan Binnington is so accustomed to wearing a mask, he didn’t mind doing so for the past four months during the coronavirus pandemic.

Texas keeps ‘The Eyes of Texas’ despite athlete demands

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The University of Texas announced a series of steps Monday intended to make itself more welcoming to its Black students but stopped short of shelving “The Eyes of Texas” song that a number of athletes have said needs to go because it has racist undertones.

Ready to fight, Herring knocked out by virus again

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jamel Herring was supposed to fight Tuesday night as part of a feel-good card topped by two boxers who had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Swamp Monsters? Red Tails? Gridlock? What might NFL call DC?

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Washington, perhaps the nation’s most reviled city, needs a new nickname for its football team. What could possibly go wrong?

Rockets’ Westbrook says he tested positive for coronavirus

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Westbrook of the Houston Rockets said Monday that he has tested positive for coronavirus, and that he plans to eventually join his team at the restart of the NBA season.