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Alex Belzile signs one-year deal with Montreal Canadiens

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Alex Belzile to a one-year, two-way contract. The contract will see Belzile earn US$700,000 in the NHL and $225,000 in the American Hockey League, with a guaranteed salary of $250,000.
Germany leads the way on soccer salary cuts as virus hits

Germany leads the way on soccer salary cuts as virus hits

DÜSSELDORF, Germany — European soccer's biggest leagues continue to be suspended and players are coming under pressure to take pay cuts.
Top Flyer: Dayton's Obi Toppin leads AP All-American team

Top Flyer: Dayton's Obi Toppin leads AP All-American team

The college basketball season came to an emphatic, dramatic end with the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament.
Without games, NBA players using their platforms in new way

Without games, NBA players using their platforms in new way

Cleveland's Kevin Love did his best to reassure a skittish and scared public. Denver's Jamal Murray sat at his piano and played theme songs. Atlanta's Trae Young shot balled-up socks into a trash can.

NHL Coaches' Association rolls out mentorship program early amid pandemic

The NHL Coaches' Association has pushed up the start date of its new mentorship program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

MLS players look to inform and entertain on social media during soccer hiatus

TORONTO — Unable to play games due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Toronto FC players and others across Major League Soccer are doing their bit to inform — and entertain.
LPGA reschedules major in California desert to September

LPGA reschedules major in California desert to September

Amid a slew of postponements and cancellations in golf, the LPGA Tour announced a September date for what traditionally is its first major championship of the year.
Belarus plays on as world soccer shuts down due to virus

Belarus plays on as world soccer shuts down due to virus

MINSK, Belarus — Almost all of Europe has suspended soccer games amid the coronavirus pandemic, but Belarus is just getting started.
Possibilities of how NHL's potential return could look 'almost endless': Daly

Possibilities of how NHL's potential return could look 'almost endless': Daly

At least Bill Daly's commute is a lot easier. That's perhaps the only silver lining for the NHL's deputy commissioner amid the COVID-19 pandemic that's swept the globe, crippled economies and forced sports leagues to suspend operations indefinitely.
NBA shuttering facilities, as more teams face positive tests

NBA shuttering facilities, as more teams face positive tests

The number of known coronavirus cases within the NBA doubled to 14 on Thursday, when Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics pleaded with people to take social distancing more seriously and the league ordered all teams to shutter their training facilities
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