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Hockey Makes progress in midst of racism

Anson Carter filled his time in pandemic isolation walking 11 miles a day, sometimes with his dogs, around his Atlanta neighbourhood.

When video surfaced of another Black man, Ahmaud Arbery, being shot and killed in nearby Glynn County, Georgia, Carter found himself looking over his shoulder. To use a hockey term from his playing days, he kept his head on a swivel.

Keefe, Tortorella set to match wits as Maple Leafs prepare to meet Blue Jackets

TORONTO - Sheldon Keefe didn't play for long under John Tortorella in Tampa Bay - just 93 of his 125 NHL games.

A high-scoring junior winger, Keefe was out the door by the time his old boss guided the Lightning to their only Stanley Cup victory in 2004.

But both men, set to meet in the league's best-of-five qualifying round, left lasting impressions on the other.

Two MLB games postponed as Marlins deal with virus outbreak

MIAMI - Two major league games scheduled for Monday night were postponed as the Miami Marlins deal with a coronavirus outbreak that stranded them in Philadelphia.

The Marlins' home opener against Baltimore was called off, as was the New York Yankees' game at Philadelphia. The Yankees would have been in the same clubhouse the Marlins used last weekend.