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FIFA has 13 ongoing investigations, plus 62 other cases

FIFA has 13 ongoing investigations, plus 62 other cases

GENEVA — The FIFA ethics committee has 13 formal investigations ongoing, plus preliminary enquiries in 62 more cases, the soccer body's lawyers noted during a two-day online review that ended Tuesday.
MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878, as union balks

MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878, as union balks

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative return to the
Australia-NZ favoured for 2023 Women's WCup after Japan quits

Australia-NZ favoured for 2023 Women's WCup after Japan quits

Australia and New Zealand have become the clear favourites to jointly host the 2023 Women's World Cup after Japan withdrew from bidding.

Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL Challenge Cup after positive COVID tests

As the NBA and Major League Soccer continue their preparations to resume play in Florida, the league slated to be first out of the gate was forced to regroup Monday in the wake of positive COVID-19 tests in the Sunshine State.
Alberta ups ante in NHL hub bid, pitches mountain visits for players' families

Alberta ups ante in NHL hub bid, pitches mountain visits for players' families

EDMONTON — Alberta is upping the ante in its bid for Edmonton to co-host the NHL's summer Stanley Cup tournament, pitching Rocky Mountain excursions for players' families.
NASCAR rallies around Wallace as FBI investigates noose

NASCAR rallies around Wallace as FBI investigates noose

Bubba Wallace steered the No. 43 to the front of pit road, NASCAR champion Kyle Busch pushing the famous car on one side and close friend Ryan Blaney pushing on the other. The entire 40-driver field and their crew members followed.
Canada's Gillian (The Savage) Robertson makes US$50000 for UFC weekend win

Canada's Gillian (The Savage) Robertson makes US$50000 for UFC weekend win

LAS VEGAS — Canadian flyweight Gillian (The Savage) Robertson collected US$50,000 for her third-round submission win over American Cortney (Cast Iron) Casey on Saturday's UFC Fight Night card in Las Vegas. Robertson, a native of Niagara Falls, Ont.
Raptors head to Florida's Dunk City to prepare for resumption of NBA season

Raptors head to Florida's Dunk City to prepare for resumption of NBA season

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have gone to Dunk City to prepare for the resumption of the NBA season. The defending champions chartered Monday to Florida where they will train in the Fort Myers area.
Stampeders receiver coach McDaniel taking COVID-19 pandemic in stride

Stampeders receiver coach McDaniel taking COVID-19 pandemic in stride

The uncertainty around the 2020 CFL season has been a curse and boon for Marquay McDaniel. The COVID-19 outbreak has delayed the start of McDaniel's first year as the Calgary Stampeders' receivers coach.
Sportsnet considering computer-generated imagery, pumped-in noise if NHL resumes

Sportsnet considering computer-generated imagery, pumped-in noise if NHL resumes

Rogers Sports & Media president Jordan Banks said he's determined to give viewers the energy and real-time reaction of a regular NHL broadcast if hockey resumes play in empty arenas this summer.