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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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ROME (AP) — The Italian government pushed through a last-minute decree Tuesday providing more autonomy for the country’s Olympic committee in an effort to prevent the team from being suspended for the Tokyo Games. It was one of the final acts of Giuseppe Conte’s government before the …
TOKYO (AP) — With calls for a cancellation mounting, pressure is building on Japanese organizers and the IOC to explain exactly how they plan to hold the Tokyo Olympics in the midst of a pandemic. The International Olympic Committee and the local organizers are expected to roll out …
Lon Kruger has seen his Oklahoma team play its way to the program’s first ranking in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll in two years. Keeping that spot won’t be easy, either. The 24th-ranked Sooners face two top-10 opponents this week as part of the AP Top 25 …
Tampa Bay’s victory in the NFC championship was one for the aged. Outdueling Aaron Rodgers set up the ageless Tom Brady (OK, he's 43) to become the oldest player ever to play in a Super Bowl. Bruce Arians, 68, earned a shot at becoming the oldest head coach ever to win a Super Bowl …
It’s been a year since Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Southern California. They were on their way to a basketball tournament on a Sunday morning. Bryant, Gigi -- that’s what most called his daughter -- and everyone else aboard the …
Kobe Bryant wasn’t in the bubble with the Los Angeles Lakers last fall when they won the NBA championship. He wasn’t at the All-Star weekend in Chicago where half the players wore his number on their uniforms, the other half wearing his daughter’s jersey number. He wasn’t there to hear …
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona dominated early in its rematch with rival Arizona State, turning missed shots and mistakes into easy baskets while building a massive lead. The Wildcats weren't quite as good in the second half, committing sloppy turnovers and letting off the gas as the Sun …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sure, Andrew Wiggins had a little extra juice for this one. Stephen Curry scored 36 points with seven 3-pointers, Wiggins took it to his old Timberwolves team for 23 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat Minnesota 130-108 on Monday night after coach Steve Kerr …
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A team of 10 Nepalese climbers who became the first to scale the world’s second-highest peak during the harsh winter season received a hero’s welcome on return home to Nepal on Tuesday. Mountaineers, supporters, friends and family lined the Kathmandu airport to …
PORTLAND Ore. (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, Mike Muscala added 23, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped a three-game losing streak with a 125-122 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. Damian Lillard, who had scored 30 or more points in his last three …
HOUSTON (AP) — An erroneous report saying Michael Brantley had agreed to a contract with the Toronto Blue Jays had the outfielder fielding goodbye texts from his Houston Astros teammates most of Wednesday morning. By the afternoon those same teammates were sending him notes of …
CHICAGO (AP) — The toughest part of having COVID-19 for Jayson Tatum wasn't the headache, the high temperature and chills he experienced. Those symptoms went away after the first night. Most difficult was the mental toll. “It was tough, especially your initial reaction once you find …
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Miles McBride and No. 11 West Virginia got hot near the end, spoiling a family reunion for Mac McClung. McBride made a go-ahead jumper with 6 seconds left and finished with a season-high 24 points, helping West Virginia rally for a wild 88-87 victory over No. 10 …
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Kenny Strawbridge recorded 16 points and 14 rebounds, the last of both coming at the buzzer as he plucked a blocked shot out of the air and laid it in to give Alabama State to a 66-64 win over Southern on Monday night. After Jayden Saddler's layup pulled Southern …
CLEVELAND (AP) — Back home, LeBron James kept the Lakers perfect on the road. James went on a scoring tear in the fourth quarter, getting 21 of his 46 points with a variety of dazzling shots and plays only he seems to make, leading Los Angeles to a 115-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bryce Hamilton had 14 points, eight assists and five steals as UNLV narrowly defeated Utah State 59-56 on Monday night. David Jenkins Jr. had 14 points, including two key free throws with six seconds left after the Aggies had scored eight straight points to pull within …
DALLAS (AP) — Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray was ejected after what appeared to be an intentional shot to the groin area of Dallas' Tim Hardaway Jr. in the second half of their game Monday night. Murray stumbled backward after the pair collided as Denver was setting up on offense. …
DALLAS (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. tied his season high with 30 points and the Denver Nuggets overcame Jamal Murray's ejection for a shot to the groin of Dallas guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to beat the Mavericks 117-113 on Monday night. Porter was 6 of 10 from 3-point range, including a go-ahead …
DETROIT (AP) — Delon Wright scored a career-high 28 points and Wayne Ellington had another impressive shooting night for Detroit, leading the Pistons to a 119-104 victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia 76ers on Monday. Jerami Grant scored 25 points for the Pistons (4-13), …
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Konstantin Dotsenko had 25 points on 5-of-6 3-point shooting and Tarleton State easily defeated Division III Howard Payne 113-53 on Monday night. Montre’ Gipson added 23 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Texans. Freddy Hicks had 10 points for …

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