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Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died. He was 85.

Canadian Ogbongbemiga contracts novel coronavirus while protesting

Canadian linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
MLS players skip training again but reports suggest a deal may be close

MLS players skip training again but reports suggest a deal may be close

For the second day in a row, players from Toronto FC, the Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps skipped training as the MLS and its Players Association tried to iron out their differences in negotiating a return to action.
Als head coach Jones says he received death threats as CFL player in Winnipeg

Als head coach Jones says he received death threats as CFL player in Winnipeg

Khari Jones doesn't have to look far for a reminder that racism exists in Canada.

Former Canadian university defenceman Kodie Curran signs with Anaheim Ducks

CALGARY — Kodie Curran took an unorthodox route to an NHL contract. The former University of Calgary Dinos defenceman has signed a two-year, one-way contract with the Anaheim Ducks. The contract is worth US$2 million, according to CapFriendly.com.
CPL's Atletico Ottawa, York 9 FC get green light to return to training

CPL's Atletico Ottawa, York 9 FC get green light to return to training

Atletico Ottawa and York 9 FC are the latest Canadian Premier League clubs to get the green light to resume training. The two teams will begin voluntary workouts on Wednesday.
Turnbull hopes hockey helmet-sticker fundraiser helps heal home province

Turnbull hopes hockey helmet-sticker fundraiser helps heal home province

Blayre Turnbull knows how it feels to lose a parent at a young age. Her mother died of cancer when she was a teenager.
Jets captain Blake Wheeler on racism: 'You can't be silent anymore'

Jets captain Blake Wheeler on racism: 'You can't be silent anymore'

Blake Wheeler got a text from his dad the other day. In the message, James Wheeler told his son about growing up in Detroit in the late 1960s when the city and country were wracked by race riots and deep, painful divisions in society.

Canadiens part ways with two communications team members due to COVID-19

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have parted ways with two veteran members of their communications department.

QMJHL plans Oct. 1 return with 'a certain percentage of spectators'

DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Quebec Major Junior Hockey League commissioner Gilles Courteau says the league is planning to play a full 68-game season in 2020-21 with "a certain percentage of spectators" in the stands.