NFL draft could resemble fantasy football as annual event goes virtual

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The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. In a memo sent to the 32 teams Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined...

Tigers legend Al Kaline, baseball Hall of Famer, dies at 85

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Al Kaline, who spent his entire 22-season Hall of Fame career with the Detroit Tigers and was known affectionately as "Mr. Tiger," has died. He was 85.

U.S. prosecutors allege bribes in 2022 FIFA World Cup vote

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Prosecutors revealed new details of alleged bribes paid to FIFA executive committee members to gain their votes for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup and charged a pair of former 21st Century Fox executives with making...

NBA commissioner says no decisions expected until at least May on return to play

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver does not expect any decisions to be made until at least May about the possible resumption of the 2019-20 season, saying the coronavirus pandemic simply makes it too difficult to project what will...

For more than 24 hours, long-distance racer ran laps inside Alberta town’s coffee shop

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A 32-year-old man in Valleyview, Alta., was among several thousand runners around the world who competed in the Quarantine Backyard Ultra this weekend.

That time when not even snow could stop the Blue Jays from playing

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There was snow on the ground during that first Blue Jays game, but the team was prepared to take flight despite the inclement weather.

Maple Leafs sign KHL forward to 1-year entry-level deal

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Alexander Barabanov to a one-year entry-level contract for the 2020-21 season. The 25-year-old had 11 goals and 20 points in 43 games this season with SKA St. Petersburg of the...

MLB, players’ union discuss playing all games in Arizona

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Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area this season and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players' association.

Matthews, Marner, Marleau relive start of ageless friendship in chaotic video call

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Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and Patrick Marleau took part in an at-times chaotic league-run video conference call/pseudo family reunion Monday amid the NHL shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mental health task force created to provide aid for Canadian athletes during stoppage

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Structure and routine were important components for athletes as they prepared for this summer's Olympics in Tokyo. With gyms shuttered, pools closed and training facilities dark due to COVID-19, their normal lives have been turned upside down....