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Screen Shot: NHL play returns with new-look television broadcasts

Screen Shot: NHL play returns with new-look television broadcasts

The NHL returned Saturday with new-look television broadcasts that included slick yet subtle changes, creating a fresh visual product that was noticeably different at times and downright quirky at others.
Veteran righty Matt Shoemaker to start in next Toronto Blue Jays game

Veteran righty Matt Shoemaker to start in next Toronto Blue Jays game

WASHINGTON — Matt Shoemaker will be the starting pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays in their next game, whenever that might be. Shoemaker has gone the longest since his last start among Toronto's rotation.
Aho leads Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Rangers in NHL's return

Aho leads Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Rangers in NHL's return

TORONTO — Hockey's back, and Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour couldn't be more impressed with how Carolina ushered in its return after 4 1/2 months of waiting.

Fruday's Games

Friday's Games MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 5 Boston 1 Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City 2 Baltimore 6 Tampa Bay 3 Minnesota 4 Cleveland 1 Seattle 5 Oakland 3 Houston 9 L.A. Angels 6 National League Atlanta 11 N.Y.
Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case did not adequately screen jurors for potential biases. A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S.
6 teams idle: Manfred, union talk as MLB grapples with virus

6 teams idle: Manfred, union talk as MLB grapples with virus

MIAMI — With six teams idled Friday by the COVID-19 pandemic, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke to union leader Tony Clark about the importance of players following the sport's coronavirus protocols.
Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins optimistic about return of closer Ken Giles

Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins optimistic about return of closer Ken Giles

TORONTO — Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins says he's optimistic closer Ken Giles will be back in the Toronto bullpen soon. Giles has been sidelined since suffering a forearm injury Sunday.
Edmonton hopes for NHL hub-city benefits, welcomes Western Conference playoffs

Edmonton hopes for NHL hub-city benefits, welcomes Western Conference playoffs

EDMONTON — Across the street from Rogers Place, a pub patio was prepped with picnic tables and television screens slung above them Friday.
Five things to watch as the Toronto Raptors resume their title defence

Five things to watch as the Toronto Raptors resume their title defence

The defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors resume their title defence when they face the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday.
Sources: CFL no longer talking to Business Development Bank of Canada

Sources: CFL no longer talking to Business Development Bank of Canada

TORONTO — The CFL's search for federal government assistance will continue as the calendar flips to August, with time ticking down on the league's hopes for a shortened 2020 season.