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The Latest: Jets scrap practice over possible virus exposure

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Winnipeg Jets canceled practice Saturday because of potential exposure to ...

CONCACAF resets men's Olympic qualifying for March 18-30

MIAMI (AP) — Men’s Olympic soccer qualifying in North and Central America and the Caribbean was rescheduled Thursday for March 18-30 in Guadalajara, Mexico, where the tournament originally was set to ...

Epstein hired as MLB consultant to evaluate rules changes

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox executive Theo Epstein has been hired by Major League Baseball as a consultant for on-field matters and will evaluate possible rule changes. ...

Coronavirus: WHO team arrives in Wuhan to probe virus origin

A team of World Health Organization experts arrived in the Chinese city of Wuhan on Thursday to start an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus, state media CGTN reported. The 10-member te...

The Latest: Browns facility closed; team awaits test results

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ For the third straight day, the Cleveland Browns can’t get in their facility t...

Rafael Payare to head Montreal Symphony starting in 2022-23

Conductor Rafael Payare was hired Thursday as music director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal starting with the 2022-23 season. A Venezuelan who turns 41 on Feb. 23, Payare f...

Quebec orders 8 p.m. curfew beginning Saturday, for 4 weeks

MONTREAL (AP) — Quebec's premier announced Wednesday that he is imposing a provincewide 8 p.m. curfew beginning Saturday as a way to curb surging coronavirus infections and hospitalizations. ...

Chinese pangolin smuggling gang handed lengthy prison terms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A gang of pangolin smugglers has been sentenced to 15 months to 14 years in prison by a court in the Chinese city of Wenzhou, concluding a massive case of trafficking in t...

Spring training could be delayed for Double-A, Class A

NEW YORK (AP) — Spring training could be delayed for Double-A and Class A players if major leaguers are not vaccinated for the novel coronavirus by the time big league practice is scheduled to start i...

Late sales rebound helps US automakers avoid 2020 disaster

DETROIT (AP) — Sales of new vehicles in the U.S. fell 14.6% last year, but a second-half rebound from a coronavirus-related plunge in the spring kindled optimism for a recovery later this year. ...

Altidore back on US national soccer team roster

CHICAGO (AP) — Jozy Altidore is back with the U.S. national team for the first time in 1 1/2 years. The 31-year-old Toronto forward is among 12 players invited Tuesday to a training ...

Long pause over: Siena plays its first games, wins both

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — The reigning Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's basketball champions are back on the court at long last — after a 298-day hiatus. After three pauses in...

Ford replaces Mark LaNeve as US sales and marketing chief

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is replacing its longtime U.S. sales and marketing chief. The company said Monday that Mark LaNeve is leaving the position to pursue the next chapter of...

Steelers put starters Haden, Ebron on reserve/COVID-19 list

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed cornerback Joe Haden, tight end Eric Ebron and reserve linebacker Cassius Marsh on the reserve/COVID-19 list, putting the players' status for the ...

The Latest: Japanese governors demand state of emergency

TOKYO — The Japanese capital, Tokyo, and three nearby prefectures have asked the national government to declare a state of emergency to curtail the surging spread of the coronavirus pandemic. ...