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Reports: Washington to shed 'Redskins' name Monday

Reports: Washington to shed 'Redskins' name Monday

ASHBURN, Va. — Washington’s NFL team will get rid of the name ‘Redskins’ on Monday, according to multiple reports. It’s unclear when a new name will be revealed for one of the league’s oldest franchises.
TFC, D.C. United game rescheduled to Monday morning after COVID-19 test concerns

TFC, D.C. United game rescheduled to Monday morning after COVID-19 test concerns

A morning that had promised to start and end early Sunday turned into a stressful all-day marathon for Toronto FC and D.C. United. The teams were slated to kick off their MLS is Back Tournament at 9 a.m.
Pace, health, return to winning form the goals at Flames training camp, says GM

Pace, health, return to winning form the goals at Flames training camp, says GM

CALGARY — Proper pacing, staying disease-free and being ready to beat the Winnipeg Jets when the NHL reboots is the balancing act at Calgary Flames training camp, according to the team's general manager. The Flames open training camp 2.
2-time All-Star 2B Bolling dies, hit last slam off Koufax

2-time All-Star 2B Bolling dies, hit last slam off Koufax

MOBILE, Ala. — Frank Bolling, a two-time All-Star second baseman and the last player to hit a grand slam off Sandy Koufax, has died. He was 88. Bolling died Saturday. He was diagnosed with cancer about five years ago, his family said.
Dubas impressed by Leafs' commitment heading into camp; Matthews ready for camp

Dubas impressed by Leafs' commitment heading into camp; Matthews ready for camp

TORONTO — Kyle Dubas could only watch as his Maple Leafs went through their paces the last few weeks.
Blue Jays Travis Shaw offers mea culpa on COVID-19 tweets, says they were "tone-deaf"

Blue Jays Travis Shaw offers mea culpa on COVID-19 tweets, says they were "tone-deaf"

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Travis Shaw has apologized for a series of tweets where he criticized COVID-19 rules and the team's plan to enforce a closed environment at Rogers Centre and adjoining hotel should their Major League Baseball season be pla
Morikawa clutch in finish and playoff to win Workday Open

Morikawa clutch in finish and playoff to win Workday Open

DUBLIN, Ohio — Collin Morikawa figured his tournament was over if he didn’t make a 5-foot par putt on the 15th hole at Muirfield Village. He couldn’t have imagined all the fun was just starting.

Canadian Taylor Pendrith finishes second at Korn Ferry Tour event

SAN ANTONIO — Canadian golfer Taylor Pendrith posted his second straight career-best finish on the Korn Ferry Tour on Sunday, finishing second at the TPC San Antonio Challenge at the Canyons. Pendrith, from Richmond Hill, Ont.
Raptors coach Nurse says Gasol's transformation was due to consistency

Raptors coach Nurse says Gasol's transformation was due to consistency

A handful of photos on social media plus praise from his teammates suggest Toronto Raptors big man Marc Gasol will restart the NBA season in much better shape than he was in four months ago.
Palace player Zaha racially abused; 12-year-old arrested

Palace player Zaha racially abused; 12-year-old arrested

BIRMINGHAM, England — A 12-year-old boy was arrested by police after Crystal Palace player Wilfried Zaha highlighted racist abuse he received ahead of Sunday's Premier League match at Aston Villa.