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Atletico Ottawa signs 22-year-old Spanish midfielder Victor (Viti) Martínez

OTTAWA — Expansion Atletico Ottawa has signed Victor (Viti) Martinez, making the Spanish midfielder its sixth international player.

Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19

A list of Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19: OLYMPICS — 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics postponed until 2021.
Toronto Wolfpack hooker Andy Ackers moonlights as barber away from rugby league

Toronto Wolfpack hooker Andy Ackers moonlights as barber away from rugby league

Andy Ackers the Toronto Wolfpack hooker is now Andy the barber. With rugby league on hiatus due to COVID-19, the 26-year-old English forward has finished a college course and been certified as a barber.
Leafs sign Russian forward Alexander Barabanov to one-year, entry-level contract

Leafs sign Russian forward Alexander Barabanov to one-year, entry-level contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Alexander Barabanov to a one-year, entry-level contract for the 2020-21 campaign Tuesday. The 25-year-old had 11 goals and 20 points in 43 games with SKA St.
Jets sign defenceman Dylan Samberg to three-year entry-level contract

Jets sign defenceman Dylan Samberg to three-year entry-level contract

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Dylan Samberg to a three-year entry-level contract, starting in the 2020-21 season. The deal carries an average annual value of US$1.175 million.
AP sources: MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona

AP sources: MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona

NEW YORK — 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.
NBA coaches prepare for possible intriguing playoff matchups

NBA coaches prepare for possible intriguing playoff matchups

With NBA games indefinitely on hold, there has been a lot of discussion about post-season possibilities — including by coaches around the league.
Ryan Reynolds sweetens Hayley Wickenheiser's ask for medical supplies

Ryan Reynolds sweetens Hayley Wickenheiser's ask for medical supplies

TORONTO — Hayley Wickenheiser's call for medical supplies for front-line health care workers got an assist from actor Ryan Reynolds.
Beloved Tigers star, Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at 85

Beloved Tigers star, Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at 85

DETROIT — Fresh off the train and only 18 years old, Al Kaline ran into an immediate roadblock trying to join the Detroit Tigers. Called up to the majors, he couldn't get past the security guards at Briggs Stadium.

Todd Helton served 48 hours in jail after DUI guilty plea

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Former All-Star first baseman Todd Helton pleaded guilty to driving under the influence as a first offence and has served 48 hours in jail as part of his sentence.