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31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2 per cent

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2 per cent

NEW YORK — Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2 per cent.
Hosting regular season MLB in Toronto "totally different ball game"

Hosting regular season MLB in Toronto "totally different ball game"

The Toronto Blue Jays have been cleared to start their summer training camp at Rogers Centre, but Canada's deputy chief public health officer says hosting other teams there during the regular season would be a "totally different ball game.

Quebec gymnast Thierry Pellerin charged with luring minors on the internet

LEVIS, Que. — Quebec gymnast Thierry Pellerin was charged Friday with alleged sex offences against two minors. The 22-year-old was released on $1,500 bail and a promise to respect certain conditions.
Gary Longhi, Canada's flag-bearer at 2000 Paralympics, dies at age 56

Gary Longhi, Canada's flag-bearer at 2000 Paralympics, dies at age 56

Gary Longhi, a four-time Paralympian and Canada's flag-bearer for the opening ceremonies of the 2000 Sydney Paralympics, has died at the age of 56. The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced Longhi's death Friday.

Heat's Olynyk says changes in schedule could conflict with Tokyo qualifying

MIAMI — Kelly Olynyk believes changes to the NBA schedule around COVID-19 could keep players out of next summer's Tokyo Olympic qualifying.

Oklahoma State's Gundy takes pay cut in wake of T-shirt flap

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AL MVP Trout still doesn't feel comfortable about this year

AL MVP Trout still doesn't feel comfortable about this year

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mike Trout rounded third base wearing a white N-95 mask Friday morning as he participated in the Los Angeles Angels first workout of summer camp.
Five things to watch as Blue Jays open training camp in Toronto

Five things to watch as Blue Jays open training camp in Toronto

Most MLB players are beginning their summer training camps Friday in preparation for the abbreviated season, but the Blue Jays will be slightly delayed. Toronto's location north of the currently closed Canada-U.S.
Dalton Kellett's long wait for IndyCar debut finally ends with GMR Grand Prix

Dalton Kellett's long wait for IndyCar debut finally ends with GMR Grand Prix

Dalton Kellett's long wait to make his IndyCar debut will finally come to an end on Saturday afternoon. The 26-year-old Kellett, a product of Stouffville, Ont., will be on the grid at the GMR Grand Prix at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Major league baseball cancells all-star game for first time since 1945

LOS ANGELES — Dodger Stadium’s 40-year wait to host baseball's all-star same is going to last even longer.