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Mom of T-wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns dies from COVID-19

Mom of T-wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns dies from COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS — Jacqueline Cruz-Towns, the mother of Minnesota Timberwolves centre Karl-Anthony Towns, died Monday due to complications from COVID-19 after more than a month of fighting the virus. She was 58.
NHL extends self-quarantine recommendation through April 30 due to COVID-19

NHL extends self-quarantine recommendation through April 30 due to COVID-19

NEW YORK — The NHL has extended its self-quarantine recommendation for an additional 15 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tokyo has no 'Plan B' for another Olympic postponement

Tokyo has no 'Plan B' for another Olympic postponement

TOKYO — There is no “Plan B” for the Olympics if they need to be postponed again because of the coronavirus pandemic, Tokyo organizers said Tuesday.
Los Angeles Rams sign former CFL kicker Lirim Hajrullahu to NFL deal

Los Angeles Rams sign former CFL kicker Lirim Hajrullahu to NFL deal

LOS ANGELES — Former CFL kicker Lirim Hajrullahu signed with the NFL's Los Angeles Rams on Monday. Hajrullahu, 29, spent last season with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Call of Duty beckons for Leafs' Marner, Raptors' Miller and rapper Zach Zoya

Call of Duty beckons for Leafs' Marner, Raptors' Miller and rapper Zach Zoya

TORONTO — Pro video gamer Anthony (Methodz) Zinni first connected with Mitch Marner when he tweeted about "Call of Duty: Warzone" and the Toronto Maple Leafs forward followed him.
'A good kid:' Saskatchewan community rallies for Colby Cave's family

'A good kid:' Saskatchewan community rallies for Colby Cave's family

BATTLEFORDS, Sask. — A lineup of vehicles stretching several kilometres along a Saskatchewan highway greeted family members of Colby Cave on Monday, as they returned home from Toronto where the Edmonton Oilers forward died of a brain bleed.
Popular NYC sports photographer dead at 48 from COVID-19

Popular NYC sports photographer dead at 48 from COVID-19

NEW YORK — Anthony Causi, a highly skilled and exceedingly popular sports photographer for The New York Post who covered the city’s teams for 25 years, died Sunday from the new coronavirus. He was 48.
XFL files for bankruptcy, cites COVID-19 crisis

XFL files for bankruptcy, cites COVID-19 crisis

The XFL filed for bankruptcy on Monday, likely spelling the end of the second iteration of the league. The filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware estimates the organization has between $10,000,001 and $50 million in both assets and liabilities.
Ex-NFL quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, 36, dies in car crash

Ex-NFL quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, 36, dies in car crash

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Former NFL quarterback Tarvaris Jackson has died in a one-car crash outside Montgomery, authorities said Monday. He was 36.
Chiefs offensive lineman Duvernay-Tardif facing different NFL off-season

Chiefs offensive lineman Duvernay-Tardif facing different NFL off-season

It's been a very different off-season for Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. It began with the Kansas City Chiefs' veteran offensive lineman basking in the glory of the club's epic 31-20 comeback Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
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