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NBA: 48 players positive for coronavirus as testing resumes

NEW YORK — The NBA said Wednesday that 48 players have tested positive for the coronavirus since testing resumed last week. The league and National Basketball Players Association said 546 players were tested between Nov.
New Raptors wing DeAndre Bembry wears No. 95 in honour of his late brother

New Raptors wing DeAndre Bembry wears No. 95 in honour of his late brother

TAMPA, Fla. — A week before the 2016 NBA draft, DeAndre Bembry's brother was shot and killed in their hometown of Charlotte. Bembry went 21st overall to Atlanta in that draft, and he has worn No. 95 in memory of his brother Adrian Potts ever since.
Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86

Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES — Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin in 1968, died Wednesday. He was 86.
Canadian defensive lineman Daniel Joseph enjoying a banner first campaign at NC State

Canadian defensive lineman Daniel Joseph enjoying a banner first campaign at NC State

Daniel Joseph is making quite the first impression at North Carolina State University. The six-foot-three, 265-pound defensive lineman from Brampton, Ont., has a team-high 6.
Nurse says a positive attitude around living and playing in Tampa is key

Nurse says a positive attitude around living and playing in Tampa is key

When Nick Nurse coached Derby of the British Basketball League back in the early 1990s, the team could only afford to book the Moorways Centre practice hall two nights a week. Nurse and his team would arrive for a 7 p.m.

Professional wrestling legend Pat Patterson of Montreal dies at 79

Pro wrestling trailblazer Pat Patterson has died at the age of 79. WWE announced the passing of the Hall of Famer on Wednesday morning.
Hamilton's Forge FC headed to Honduras next in CONCACAF Champions League quest

Hamilton's Forge FC headed to Honduras next in CONCACAF Champions League quest

Hamilton's Forge FC is headed to Honduras for another attempt to secure a berth in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, the confederation's top-tier club competition.
Sliding into a new sport: CFLers turn to bobsled after football season wiped out

Sliding into a new sport: CFLers turn to bobsled after football season wiped out

Montreal Alouettes running back Shaquille Murray-Lawrence is used to psyching himself up to sprint down a field, evading a crush of muscled men the entire way.
Miles, Brodeur-Jourdan both given new roles on 2021 Montreal Alouettes coaching staff

Miles, Brodeur-Jourdan both given new roles on 2021 Montreal Alouettes coaching staff

MONTREAL — Barron Miles and Luc Brodeur-Jourdain will have added responsibilities with the Montreal Alouettes in 2021. The Alouettes promoted Miles to defensive co-ordinator and Brodeur-Jourdain was named offensive line coach Wednesday.
Chef de mission Josh Dueck relishes challenges 2022 Beijing Paralympics pose

Chef de mission Josh Dueck relishes challenges 2022 Beijing Paralympics pose

Josh Dueck knows the role of chef de mission for Canada's Paralympic team during these unparalleled times comes with huge and unique challenges. It's a big reason why the three-time Paralympic medallist wanted the job.