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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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SYDNEY (AP) — To those who dare doubt the brutality of her sport, Australian artistic swimmer Amie Thompson tells a story: About the day a teammate accidentally landed on Thompson’s face, breaking her nose and filling the water with blood. Focused as they were on preparing for the Rio …
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Evan Fournier and Nicolas Batum are going for gold, though they can’t forget about the green. Basketball and business are about to mix in a way players have never experienced. The quarterfinals of the Olympic men’s tournament arrives on the same day free agency …
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Chen Yu Fei of China won gold in women’s singles badminton. The top-seeded Chen beat Tai Tzu-Ying of …
TOKYO (AP) — It's definitely been a different Olympics than I'm used to and that hasn't been all bad for me. With the COVID protocols and restrictions we can't do too much outside of going to practice and the arena for games, so I spend a lot of time in my room relaxing. Though I …
TOKYO (AP) — Usain Bolt would not recognize what went down on the Olympic track he used to own. On the night of the 100-meter gold medal race that once belonged to the Jamaican superstar, a Texas-born Italian with a deeper history in long jumping than outdoor sprints won the race that …
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Tampa Bay prospect Shane Baz will make his Olympics debut Monday night, starting for the United States against Japan. A 22-year-old right-hander, Baz is 3-4 with a 2.26 ERA in 12 minor league starts this season, striking out 82 and walking 10 in 55 2/3 innings. …
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — The U.S. and Spain played for Olympic gold in 2008 and 2012, then in the semifinals in 2016. And at the Tokyo Games, the top teams in the FIBA world rankings will meet again — just earlier than has been the norm. The three-time reigning Olympic champion …
TOKYO (AP) — Sunisa Lee came to Japan to win a gold medal. And she did. Just not the one she really, really wanted. The 18-year-old from Minnesota is a revelation on uneven bars, where her routines are an intricate series of connections and releases completed with so much ease it looks …
TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel and Emma McKeon earned milestone medals at the Olympic pool before Italian runner Marcell Jacobs was the surprising winner of the race to determine the fastest man in the world. Jacobs crossed the line in 9.80 seconds on Sunday to bring the sprint gold to Italy …
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Luka Doncic's winning streak with Slovenia will carry right into the Olympic quarterfinals. Spain's streak of Olympic medals is in serious jeopardy, with a quarterfinal date with the U.S. looming. Doncic just missed the first triple-double in the Olympics in nine …
TOKYO (AP) — Lamont Marcell Jacobs of Italy wins the gold medal in the men's 100-meter dash.
San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane denied allegations his wife made on social media that he bet on NHL games, including against his own team. Kane responded Sunday morning to allegations made the previous day from the Instagram account of his wife, Anna. “I have NEVER gambled/bet …
TOKYO (AP) — Yulimar Rojas sets world record in triple jump and wins gold medal at Tokyo Olympics.
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — In most ways, Jalue Dorje is a typical American teen — he grew up in a suburb of Minneapolis, loving football, Pokémon and rap music. Yet a few years from now, he’s expecting to say goodbye to his family and homeland and join a monastery in the …
TOKYO (AP) — There was no joy in the process for Caeleb Dressel. Sleepless nights. Hardly any appetite. A virtual cocoon of an Olympics, cut off from his wife, family and friends back in Florida. Yet, in the end, it was totally worth it. Arriving in Tokyo as one of the games' …
TOKYO (AP) — Alexander Zverev produced a comeback win over top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the semifinals. Then a dominant performance against Karan Khachanov in the final. The fifth-ranked German earned Olympic gold in style. Zverev overwhelmed Russian opponent Karan Khachanov 6-3, …
TOKYO (AP) — She launched herself off the vault, stuck the landing and saluted, then MyKayla Skinner heard the roar from her teammates watching in the stands. One voice seemed louder than the rest — Simone Biles, rooting for Skinner in what would become a silver-medal winning …
TOKYO (AP) — Maud Megens is doing her best to catch up with some of her former Southern California water polo teammates during the Tokyo Olympics. The coronavirus restrictions make reunions more difficult, but there is one message that always works for the Trojans. “At USC, we always …
TOYKO (AP) — Emma McKeon won two more gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, making the Australian the first woman to earn seven medals in swimming at a single Games. She set an Olympic record to win the 50-meter freestyle in 23.81 seconds, completing the sprint double after her …
TOKYO (AP) — The “Incredible Hulk” mask should not fool anybody. Raven Saunders has nothing to hide. The face, and the voice, of the Tokyo Olympics, and all they're about, could very well be found in a 25-year-old American shot putter who, on Sunday, could be spotted wearing the green …

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