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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2010, file photo, a Houston Texans helmet sits on pads during NFL football training camp in Houston. As teams adhere to the medical protocols that wisely and necessarily have been ordered by the league and the players’ union, any sort of football action might be delayed until mid-August. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
July 28, 2020 - 5:06 pm
Don't expect any footballs — or players — on fields at NFL training camps anytime too soon. No blocking sleds. No pass-rush drills. No whistles. As teams adhere to the medical protocols that wisely and necessarily have been ordered by the league and the players' union, any sort of football action...
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Security guards stand by at a section of the street outside Toronto's Royal York hotel, which is closed off as NHL teams arrive at the "bubble" ahead of the return of the league's season following a disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in Toronto, Sunday, July 26, 2020. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 27, 2020 - 7:19 pm
When the Boston Bruins boarded their flight bound for Toronto, they thought of it as just another long road trip. Sure, they were spaced out and masked up on the plane, but they were en route to compete for the Stanley Cup that they fell one win short of earning last season. Patrice Bergeron said...
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A security guard peers out from behind NHL-branded fencing at the entrance where players arrive at Toronto's Royal York hotel, which is acting as the "bubble" ahead of the return of the league's season following disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sunday, July 26, 2020. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 27, 2020 - 7:18 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Richie James Jr. has been placed on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list. The list is for a player who tests positive for COVID-19 or has been quarantined after being in close contact...
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Healthcare worker Dante Hills, left, passes paperwork to a woman in a vehicle at a COVID-19 testing site outside of Marlins Park, Monday, July 27, 2020, in Miami. The Marlins home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night has been postponed as the Marlins deal with a coronavirus outbreak that stranded them in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 27, 2020 - 6:22 pm
For a day or two, it seemed like it might actually work. Baseball was back and, even if some of the familiar sights of summer were missing, there were actual players with bats and balls along with the cute cardboard cutouts of babies and dogs in the stands. But there’s nothing cute about the...
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Photo credit Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin watches an NHL hockey practice at the team practice facility in Brossard, Quebec on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 27, 2020 - 11:10 am
Could NHL home-nation advantage end Canada’s Cup drought?…
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July 26, 2020 - 4:58 pm
The Latest: ASU’s entire swim and dive teams to redshirt…
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Photo credit FILE - This Dec. 12, 2019 file photo shows New York Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Fla. Drop the talk about placing an asterisk next to this year's Stanley Cup champion because many consider this year's postseason to be among hockey's most grueling tests. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 26, 2020 - 8:03 am
Forget the asterisk, NHL playoffs present grueling test…
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The Toronto Blue Jays will play their 2020 home games at Sahlen Field, their Triple-A affiliate, the team announced, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
July 25, 2020 - 3:57 am
Big league ball in Buffalo, New York? Naturally. Not long after the nomadic Toronto Blue Jays announced the Triple-A city as their temporary home Friday, Michael Billoni began to wonder who could be the club's Roy Hobbs. “Hopefully, it’s (Vladimir) Guerrero Jr. who will knock the ball on to Oak...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 10, 2020, file photo, the Detroit Tigers play an intrasquad baseball game, in Detroit. The Tigers will play soon at Comerica Park, one of three sporting venues clustered within a mile of each other in the Motor City. With professional teams from four major leagues playing so close to each other, downtown Detroit is unique. And, that makes the COVID-19 pandemic hit a little harder here. For businesses in the area it has lately been a bust for those banking on a revenue stream from fans. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
July 24, 2020 - 2:48 am
DETROIT (AP) — Brass Rail Pizza Bar is close enough to Comerica Park to hear the roar of the crowd when the Detroit Tigers play. The proximity to the home of the Tigers, Lions, Red Wings and Pistons makes the establishment a convenient choice for people to get a slice and a sip on game days. “That’...
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Mick Hoffman, executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, poses for a photo, Thursday, July 16, 2020, sitting in the empty stands of the Renton School District's Renton Memorial Stadium, which is used for high school football, soccer, and track events in Renton, Wash. Hoffman and other administrators across the country are facing difficult decisions regarding the overwhelming uncertainty of whether high school sports can go forward this fall as the clock ticks closer to the start of the 2020-21 school year with little clarity in place for an obvious and safe path moving forward for athletics. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 21, 2020 - 9:46 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Ironman World Championship that previously had been rescheduled is now cancelled because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. It’s the first time in the 43-year history of the triathlon event that it won’t be run...
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