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ESPN and NFL Network will combine for NFL draft telecast

ESPN and NFL Network will combine for NFL draft telecast

NEW YORK — ESPN and NFL Network will join forces for this year's NFL draft. They will produce a broadcast that will air on both networks over all three days.
Game off: Youth baseball leagues scrambling amid pandemic

Game off: Youth baseball leagues scrambling amid pandemic

PITTSBURGH — The end to months of fundraising, planning and practice ended with a press release and tears.
MLS and esports players face off in video game action for COVID-19 relief

MLS and esports players face off in video game action for COVID-19 relief

TORONTO — MLS players and their esports counterparts are taking part in an esports tournament to support COVID-19 relief efforts.
Long before the UFC's Fight Island, Bodog Fight competitors battled on the beach

Long before the UFC's Fight Island, Bodog Fight competitors battled on the beach

Should it come to fruition, the UFC's plan to stage bouts on "Fight Island" won't mark the first time an MMA organization has battled on the beaches.
Hayley Wickenheiser begins personal protective equipment drive in Toronto

Hayley Wickenheiser begins personal protective equipment drive in Toronto

TORONTO — Hayley Wickenheiser can't believe how quickly her drive for personal protection equipment has come together.
Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dies at age 25 after suffering brain bleed

Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dies at age 25 after suffering brain bleed

TORONTO — The way Colby Cave's personality could fill up a room is what Mark Lamb will remember most about his former star player. Cave died at the age of 25 on Saturday after suffering a brain bleed earlier this week.
Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Montreal off schedule for 2020

Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Montreal off schedule for 2020

MONTREAL — The Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament will not be played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tennis Canada announced Saturday the event, scheduled for Aug. 7 to 16 in Montreal, is off the schedule.

Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dies at age 25 after suffering brain bleed

TORONTO — Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave died Saturday after suffering a brain bleed earlier this week. He was 25. The Oilers confirmed Cave's death with a statement from his family.
Eskimos sign wide receiver Armanti Edwards

Eskimos sign wide receiver Armanti Edwards

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos announced on Friday that the club has signed wide receiver Armanti Edwards.
Rogers Cup in Montreal may be postponed following Quebec government's request

Rogers Cup in Montreal may be postponed following Quebec government's request

MONTREAL — Tennis Canada and the WTA Tour are discussing the possibility of postponing the Rogers Cup women's tournaments.