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UEFA postpones Euro 2020 by 1 year because of pandemic

GENEVA — Taking a tough decision that became more inevitable by the day, the governing body of European soccer postponed its marquee championship for one year on Tuesday.
AP source: Saints, Brees agree on 2-year, $50 million deal

AP source: Saints, Brees agree on 2-year, $50 million deal

NEW ORLEANS — The Saints and record-setting quarterback Drew Brees have agreed on a two-year, $50 million contract, a person familiar with the situation said.

Blue Bombers sign defensive back Damian Swann and quarterback Dru Brown

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed defensive back Damian Swann and quarterback Dru Brown on Tuesday. A six-foot, 190-pound Swann was drafted in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints out of the University of Georgia.
COVID-19 forces NFLer Anthong Auclair to adopt alternative training methods

COVID-19 forces NFLer Anthong Auclair to adopt alternative training methods

The COVID-19 pandemic has Canadian tight end Antony Auclair channelling his inner Sylvester Stallone as he prepares for the upcoming NFL season.
Toronto Wolfpack star Sonny Bill Williams undergoes knee procedure

Toronto Wolfpack star Sonny Bill Williams undergoes knee procedure

Toronto Wolfpack star Sonny Bill Williams underwent a minor knee procedure Tuesday, ironically taking advantage of rugby league's hiatus due to COVID-19 to get healthy.
Scratched: Kentucky Derby now set for September due to virus

Scratched: Kentucky Derby now set for September due to virus

The Kentucky Derby was postponed until September on Tuesday, the latest rite of spring in sports to be struck by the new coronavirus along with the Masters, March Madness and baseball season.
Olympic torch relay goes on; Tokyo seeks crowd 'restraint'

Olympic torch relay goes on; Tokyo seeks crowd 'restraint'

Tokyo Olympic organizers are pushing ahead with the Japanese leg of the torch relay despite the threat of the spreading coronavirus.
NHL pushes back timeline on potential resumption of season

NHL pushes back timeline on potential resumption of season

Don't count on hockey being played any time soon. The NHL significantly pushed back its timeline of when it can potentially resume playing by several weeks, if not a month or more, as a result of the new coronavirus pandemic.
Iditarod loses another major sponsor

Iditarod loses another major sponsor

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — One of the Iditarod’s top sponsors is dropping financial support, the second major sponsor with Alaska ties to sever relationships with the sled dog race this month.
Senators announce plan to help part-time arena staff amid COVID-19 shutdown

Senators announce plan to help part-time arena staff amid COVID-19 shutdown

The Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets eventually backtracked.