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Juventus player Rugani tests positive for coronavirus

Juventus player Rugani tests positive for coronavirus

MILAN — Italian soccer club Juventus announced Wednesday that one of its players, defender Daniele Rugani, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Mariners, Sounders, XFL shut out in Seattle because of virus

Mariners, Sounders, XFL shut out in Seattle because of virus

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners are seeking alternative options for their season-opening series after Washington Gov.
Canada's Marchand off to strong start on Symetra Tour after considering retiring

Canada's Marchand off to strong start on Symetra Tour after considering retiring

Brittany Marchand was ready to call it quits. She was worn down and frustrated after a disappointing sophomore season on the LPGA Tour.
NHL Notebook: Players ponder playing in empty arenas amid coronavirus fears

NHL Notebook: Players ponder playing in empty arenas amid coronavirus fears

Mitch Marner has never played a game without fans.
Women's world hockey cancellation hits Nova Scotia player, coach hard

Women's world hockey cancellation hits Nova Scotia player, coach hard

Blayre Turnbull was 10 years old when she saw the first women's world hockey championship played in her home province.

CP NewsAlert: Blue Jackets to play game without fans due to concerns over COVID-19

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Blue Jackets will play home games, including Thursday's game against Pittsburgh, without fans in attendance while the state of Ohio's ban on mass gatherings in response to the spread of COVID-19 is in effect.

Silvertips to play final home game of WHL regular season without fans

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League's Everett Silvertips and Seattle Thunderbirds announced they will play upcoming regular-season home games without fans after Washington State banned large group events in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Bichette homers on first pitch, Blue Jays down Orioles 14-2 at spring training

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Bo Bichette led off the game with his third pre-season home run and Randal Grichuk and Danny Jansen also went deep in the first inning as the Toronto Blue Jays downed the Baltimore Orioles 14-2 on Wednesday in spring training action.
Canadian teen Thorsteinson eager to face big league bats in game against Jays

Canadian teen Thorsteinson eager to face big league bats in game against Jays

Canadian teenager Justin Thorsteinson wants to be challenged whenever he steps on a mound. If that means facing the most feared hitters in the Blue Jays lineup, he'll take it — gladly.

COVID-19 outbreak affects a third tournament on the pro darts circuit

LONDON — The European Darts Grand Prix in Sindelfingen, Germany, has become the third PDC European Tour event to be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.