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Federer, Nadal object to Djokovic proposal for player union

Federer, Nadal object to Djokovic proposal for player union

NEW YORK — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and other members of the ATP Player Council spoke out Saturday against a plan put forth by top-ranked Novak Djokovic and Canada's Vasek Pospisil to start a men's-only union of sorts for tennis -- bringing the sp
NFL teams huddling up to devise plans for social change

NFL teams huddling up to devise plans for social change

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Sam Darnold watched as several of his New York Jets teammates took turns speaking, many of whom got emotional. And, the quarterback did what he thought was his best play at that moment. He listened.
Bucks resume NBA playoffs after sparking historic stoppage

Bucks resume NBA playoffs after sparking historic stoppage

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Milwaukee Bucks came to the arena and prepared for a game, just as they did three days earlier. This time, they played it.
Bucks beat Magic 118-104, take series in 5 games

Bucks beat Magic 118-104, take series in 5 games

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.
Djokovic wins 35th Masters; hurt Osaka withdraws from final

Djokovic wins 35th Masters; hurt Osaka withdraws from final

NEW YORK — For all that’s been on Novak Djokovic’s plate of late — including a painful neck and his efforts to start a new players’ association in men’s tennis — he just keeps winning. He's perfect in 2020, an ideal way to head into the U.S. Open.

CPL roundup: Lacher's late goal leads Valour to 2-1 win over FC Edmonton

CHARLOTTETOWN — Mastanabal Kacher scored in the 88th minute as Valour FC defeated FC Edmonton 2-1 in Canadian Premier League soccer action Saturday.
Late but still going: The strangest Tour de France sets off

Late but still going: The strangest Tour de France sets off

NICE, France — Delayed but alive again and out on French roads, the strangest Tour de France ever set off Saturday in a bubble of anti-COVID protocols to try to keep the 176 riders virus-free for three weeks of racing through the country's worsening
Toronto Raptors set to restart after emotional few days in NBA bubble

Toronto Raptors set to restart after emotional few days in NBA bubble

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse was surprised to hear some of his players say they hadn't wanted to come to the NBA bubble in the first place.
Canada's Jessie Fleming celebrates win as Chelsea claims women's Community Shield

Canada's Jessie Fleming celebrates win as Chelsea claims women's Community Shield

LONDON — Canadian international Jessie Fleming celebrated her first silverware with Chelsea on Saturday in a 2-0 win over Manchester City in the Community Shield, marking the return of English women's soccer after a six-month, pandemic-enforced absen
Busy day of sports on tap after string of postponements

Busy day of sports on tap after string of postponements

After several days of postponements and protests, the professional sports schedule is slated to kick back into high gear on Saturday.