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Gladbach reaches Champions League, Düsseldorf relegated

Gladbach reaches Champions League, Düsseldorf relegated

BERLIN — The German soccer league's restart is complete. Borussia Mönchengladbach qualified for the Champions League and Fortuna Düsseldorf was relegated by a single point on the last day of the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Hamilton saddened and hurt by Ecclestone's racism comments

Hamilton saddened and hurt by Ecclestone's racism comments

PARIS — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has criticized “ignorant and uneducated” comments by former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.
Liverpool condemns fan behaviour in title celebrations

Liverpool condemns fan behaviour in title celebrations

LIVERPOOL, England — English champion Liverpool has condemned the behaviour of some fans who gathered in the city to celebrate the club’s Premier League title win after a 30-year wait.
Kop joy: Liverpool fans flood Anfield, 1st title in 30 years

Kop joy: Liverpool fans flood Anfield, 1st title in 30 years

LIVERPOOL, England — The sun had just set over Anfield — and on a 30-year wait to be champions of England again — when the fireworks started to explode into the twilight. A signal went out across Merseyside.
Placeholder team wins NHL draft lottery, earns shot to pick Alexis Lafreniere

Placeholder team wins NHL draft lottery, earns shot to pick Alexis Lafreniere

Alexis Lafreniere will have to wait a little longer to find out where he'll start his NHL career. And a massive wrinkle has just been added to the league's return-to-play plan for its pandemic-hit season.
Columbus gamer wins 2020 eMLS Cup qualifier, advances to main bracket

Columbus gamer wins 2020 eMLS Cup qualifier, advances to main bracket

Columbus Crew pro gamer Graham (Skamzz) Ellix survived four challengers Friday to win the 14-man Last Chance Qualifier Bracket and advance to main draw of the eMLS Cup.

Raptors scheduled to face Lakers Aug. 1 in return to action

TORONTO — The defending champion Toronto Raptors will resume the 2019-20 NBA season on Aug. 1 against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Raptors, along with the NBA, announced their revised eight-game schedule on Friday.

Canadian Hockey League forms panel to deal with abuse after lawsuit

TORONTO — The Canadian Hockey League says it is "deeply troubled" by abuse allegations in a class-action lawsuit filed by two of its former players and plans to form a panel to deal with any current issues.
Fatherhood helping Als receiver Wieneke deal with uncertainty of CFL season

Fatherhood helping Als receiver Wieneke deal with uncertainty of CFL season

Fatherhood is helping Montreal Alouettes receiver Jake Wieneke deal with the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 CFL regular season remains on hold due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Toronto Blue Jays still don't know where they'll play or train this season

Toronto Blue Jays still don't know where they'll play or train this season

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays remained stuck in a holding pattern Friday, awaiting word on whether they'll get the go-ahead from government officials to train and play at the Rogers Centre or be forced to shift focus to a likely homebase at the tea