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Rangers, Hurricanes back in action in Toronto; Dumba takes knee in Edmonton

02 Aug 2020

TORONTO The National Hockey League's New York Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes returned from a COVID-19 shutdown on Saturday without the players showing support for Black Lives Matter or other social justice causes that have marked the reopening of other sports.

Players focus on scoring and fighting not protests as NHL returns

02 Aug 2020

TORONTO There were goals and fights but no spectators or protests as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday and the National Hockey League delivered a businesslike relaunch of its coronavirus-hit season.

UPDATE 1-NHL-Rangers, Hurricanes back in action in Toronto; Dumba takes knee in Edmonton

02 Aug 2020

TORONTO, Aug 1 The National Hockey League's New York Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes returned from a COVID-19 shutdown on Saturday without the players showing support for Black Lives Matter or other social justice causes that have marked the reopening of other sports.

NHL-No player protests as NHL makes return

01 Aug 2020

TORONTO, Aug 1 The National Hockey League returned from a COVID-19 shutdown on Saturday without the players showing support for Black Lives Matter or any other social justice causes that have marked the reopening of other sports.

Maple Leafs look to drink from Cup and end longest drought

31 Jul 2020

It has been 53 years since the Toronto Maple Leafs hoisted the Stanley Cup but as the National Hockey League prepares to resume on Saturday after the COVID-19 shutdown, there is hope that one of sport's longest title droughts could be about to end.

Hockey comes home to Canada as NHL season resumes

31 Jul 2020

TORONTO Canada has always wanted more National Hockey League teams and starting on Saturday will have 24 as the sport returns from a COVID-19 forced hiatus in the country regarded as its spiritual home.

NHL-Maple Leafs look to drink from Cup and end longest drought

31 Jul 2020

July 30 It has been 53 years since the Toronto Maple Leafs hoisted the Stanley Cup but as the National Hockey League prepares to resume on Saturday after the COVID-19 shutdown, there is hope that one of sport's longest title droughts could be about to end.

No escaping COVID-19 as Major League Baseball starts season

24 Jul 2020

LOS ANGELES Major League Baseball launched its COVID-19 delayed season on Thursday but reminders of the pandemic were everywhere, from stadiums devoid of fans to Dr. Anthony Fauci throwing out the ceremonial first pitch in Washington.

UPDATE 2-Baseball-No escaping COVID-19 as Major League Baseball starts season

24 Jul 2020

* Nationals Soto tests positive for COVID-19 (Adds Dodgers, Giants)

Baseball-No escaping COVID-19 as Major League Baseball starts season

24 Jul 2020

July 23 The Washington Nationals and New York Yankees launched the COVID-19-delayed Major League Baseball season on Thursday, but reminders of the pandemic were everywhere, from a stadium devoid of fans to Dr. Anthony Fauci throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.

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