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NHL, players approve plan to resume season, extend CBA

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AP Hockey WritersNHL, players approve plan to resume season, extend CBABy STEPHEN WHYNO and JOHN WAWROWHockey became the latest sport to finalize a return during a global pandemic after NHL owners and players approved an agreement Friday to resume...

Ex-Pistons venue, the Palace, taken down

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Pistons' onetime home, the Palace of Auburn Hills, torn downAUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) One of Michigan's most beloved sports and entertainment venues was turned into rubble on Saturday with a series of controlled explosions.The shell and roof of...

Lightning’s Stamkos injured again at start of training camp

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AP Hockey WriterLightning's Stamkos injured again at start of training campBy STEPHEN WHYNOCaptain Steven Stamkos will be limited at the start of Tampa Bay Lightning training camp because of a new lower-body injury.General manager Julien BriseBois said Saturday that...

Ex-Pistons venue, the Palace, taken down

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Pistons' onetime home, the Palace of Auburn Hills, torn downAUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) One of Michigan's most beloved sports and entertainment venues was turned into rubble on Saturday with a series of controlled explosions.The shell and roof of...

Stars’ Polak, Canucks’ Baertschi won’t report to NHL camps

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AP Hockey WriterStars' Polak, Canucks' Baertschi won't report to NHL campsBy STEPHEN WHYNODallas defenseman Roman Polak and Vancouver forward Sven Baertschi on Saturday joined the list of players who won't be reporting to training camp for the resumption of...

Popovich, 71, ready for NBA restart

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AP Basketball WriterPopovich had reservations, but Spurs coach ready for restartBy TIM REYNOLDSGregg Popovich fondly remembers his freshman year at the United States Air Force Academy, even though as a first-year cadet he was extremely limited in where he...

NHL, players take collaborative approach in bid to resume

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AP Hockey WriterNHL, players take collaborative approach in bid to resumeBy JOHN WAWROWCollaboration or bust.Given the gravity of the new coronavirus pandemic and the abrupt decision to place the NHL season on pause in March, it didn't take commissioner...

LeBron won’t wear social justice message

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AP Sports WriterLeBron won't wear social justice message on Lakers jerseyBy GREG BEACHAMLeBron James says his thoughts on social justice can't be contained on the back of a basketball jersey.The Los Angeles Lakers superstar won't wear one of the...

Chemistry class: New managers test for right mix amid virus

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AP Sports WriterChemistry class: New managers test for right mix amid virusBy WILL GRAVESPITTSBURGH (AP) Derek Shelton needs his freedom. Maybe now more than ever. Fortunately for the first-year Pittsburgh Pirates manager, bench coach Donnie Kelly made it...

Texas slugger Gallo still isn’t sure if he had coronavirus

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Texas slugger Gallo still isn't sure if he had coronavirusARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers outfielder Joey Gallo says he doesn’t know if he actually had the coronavirus despite two positive tests, since he never had any symptoms and...