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August 17, 2020 - 1:42 pm
The Canadian Football League canceled its 2020 season Monday because of the pandemic, marking the first year since 1919 the Grey Cup won’t be awarded. The move by the nine-team league dashed hopes of a shortened season in the hub city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie said in a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2011, file photo, Arizona Cardinals running back Jason Wright, center, talks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Washington Football Team has hired Jason Wright as team president. He’s the first Black person to hold this job in NFL history and at 38 becomes the youngest team president in the league. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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August 17, 2020 - 10:37 am
The Washington Football Team on Monday hired Jason Wright as team president, making him the first Black person to hold that position in NFL history. At 38, he becomes the NFL’s youngest team president and will run the organization’s business operations with coach Ron Rivera maintaining control over...
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Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom (25) gives up a goal to St. Louis Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) as Troy Stecher (51) defends during overtime in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
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August 17, 2020 - 2:22 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Brayden Schenn scored 15:06 into overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. Schenn, circling in the neutral zone, took a stretch pass, raced in and fired a shot high past Vancouver goalie Jacob Markstrom for the defending...
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Vegas Golden Knights' Nicolas Roy (10) looks for the rebound off Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) during the third period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
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August 16, 2020 - 11:22 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks were in deep trouble. That's when Corey Crawford took over. Crawford made 48 saves in a stellar performance, and the Blackhawks beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Sunday night to stay alive in their first-round playoff series. “It’s probably as good...
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August 16, 2020 - 8:10 pm
Jacksonville Jaguars defensive lineman Rodney Gunter is stepping away from football because of an enlarged aorta. Gunter, who had been placed on the team's non-football injury list at the start of training camp, dropped the news in a statement Sunday. “These last three weeks have been a hard pill...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2020 file photo, New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry watches during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat in New Orleans. The Pelicans have fired Gentry, Saturday, Aug. 15, after the club missed the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza, File)
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August 15, 2020 - 4:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans are looking for a new coach to oversee the still nascent Zion Williamson era. The Pelicans fired 65-year-old coach Alvin Gentry on Saturday after the club missed the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons. New Orleans went 30-42 this season,...
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Washington Nationals outfielder Andrew Stevenson, center left, sits with teammates in the stands during the seventh inning in the continuation of a suspended baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Baltimore. The first part of the game was suspended on Aug. 9, when the groundskeepers had technical difficulties with the infield tarp in the sixth inning during a rain delay, causing the infield to become too wet and muddy to play. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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August 15, 2020 - 12:54 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Stephen Strasburg had a very short stint on a terribly long day for the Washington Nationals, who are struggling with injuries to key players in their effort to repeat as World Series champions. Strasburg threw only 16 pitches before leaving with hand issue in the first inning of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2020, file photo, Chicago Bulls head coach Jim Boylen prepares for a team timeout during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, in New York. The Chicago Bulls fired coach Jim Boylen on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, as the new front office begins its remake of a team that missed the playoffs again. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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August 14, 2020 - 2:52 pm
Months after the world was reminded of the best run in Chicago Bulls history, the franchise closed a chapter on one of its worst. The Chicago Bulls fired coach Jim Boylen on Friday as the new front office begins its remake of a team that missed the playoffs for the fourth time in five years — — a...
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FILE - This is a July 4, 2020, file photo showing the Miami Marlins running drills during a baseball workout at Marlins Park in Miami. Marlins Park will have a new look for its 2020 season debut Friday, thanks to cozier dimensions and a switch to artificial turf. Also, the home team is in first place. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
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August 14, 2020 - 2:17 am
A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: HOME AT LAST Miami finally gets to play its pandemic-delayed opener at Marlins Park, which will have a new look for its 2020 season debut thanks to cozier dimensions and a switch to artificial turf. Also, there will be a first-place team in the...
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FILE - In Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, Dodger Stadium is seen after sunset in Los Angeles. Dodger Stadium will serve as a vote center for the presidential election in November 2020, making the Dodgers the first Major League Baseball team to make their venue available for voting. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
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August 13, 2020 - 11:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodger Stadium will serve as a vote center for the presidential election in November, making the Dodgers the first Major League Baseball team to make their venue available for voting. Any registered voter in Los Angeles County can visit the stadium over a five-day period. Parking...
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