The Latest: Penn Relays canceled for second straight year
Kansas City Royals players listen to the national anthem before the team's spring baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Mesa, Ariz., Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The 2021 Penn Relays have been canceled for the second straight time due to the coronavirus pandemic and local restrictions on large gatherings. The Penn Relays also is aiming to host a meet for open and professional athletes and a scholastic meet in the coming months prior to U.S. Olympic qualifying deadlines. Team officials have worked for months with Kansas City health officials and the Jackson County Sports Authority to ensure fans will have a safe experience, the team said. City health director Dr. Fredrick Echols says new COVID-19 infections have been declining and the positivity rate in St. Louis dipped below 5% for the first time since mid-September.
La Llorona, immigrant dreams and an aquatic doc: the San Antonio Current's 10 best films of 2020
My Octopus Teacher is currently streaming on Netflix. La LloronaThe folklore tale of La Llorona has been told countless of times in films and TV shows, but never very convincingly — until now. La Llorona is currently streaming on Shudder. Sound of Metal is currently streaming on Amazon Prime. The Trial of the Chicago 7 is currently streaming on Netflix.sacurrent.com
'First Cow,' 'Nomadland' top AP's best films of 2020
This image released by Searchlight Pictures shows Frances McDormand in a scene from the film "Nomadland" by Chloe Zhao. Here are our picks for the best movies of 2020:JAKE COYLE1. “David Byrne’s American Utopia”: Spike Lee’s fiction films make more noise but he’s quietly one of the best documentary filmmakers we have. He may have made the best film of the year in his short film “New York, New York,” a tribute to an undefeatable pandemic-stricken city. It's also, with a glorious rendering of Harlem, one of the best New York movies in years.