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NBA-NETS-ALDRIDGE RETIRES Nets’ Aldridge retires at 35 due to irregular heartbeat NEW YORK (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge has retired from the NBA after saying he experienced an irregular heartbeat during his final game with the Brooklyn Nets. The 35-year-old Aldridge posted a statement on social media saying the heart concerns he had during and after Brooklyn’s loss to the Los…

The Latest: Virus variants keep Ontario Hockey League idle

By The Associated Press

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Ontario’s minister of sport says it would be “irresponsible” to give the OK for the Ontario Hockey League to start its season right now. Sports Minister Lisa MacLeod said Thursday the province was days away from approving the OHL’s plan to return to play in late…

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NBA-NETS-ALDRIDGE RETIRES Nets’ Aldridge retires at 35 due to irregular heartbeat NEW YORK (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge has retired from the NBA after saying he experienced an irregular heartbeat during his final game with the Brooklyn Nets. The 35-year-old Aldridge posted a statement on social media saying the heart concerns he had during and after Brooklyn’s loss to the Los…

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MLB-SCHEDULE Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson UNDATED (AP) — All major league players, managers, coaches and umpires will wear No. 42 Thursday to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, marking the date the Brooklyn Dodgers Hall of Famer made his Major League Baseball debut and broke the sport’s color barrier in 1947. A video produced by MLB Network titled “Thank You, Jackie” narrated…

NFL reprises Draft-a-Thon to raise money for pandemic relief

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The NFL is bringing back the Draft-a-Thon that raised money last year for charities dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. The league says this year’s three-day fundraiser coinciding with the NFL draft April 29-May 1 will raise money and awareness for pandemic recovery efforts, especially in communities that have lacked significant resources. The fundraiser will focus on four national nonprofit charities dealing with health disparities, the digital divide in education, mental health and food insecurity.

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NBA-SCHEDULE 76ers go 1-up in East UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are sole owners of the NBA’s Eastern Conference after defeating the short-handed Brooklyn Nets. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 39 points and 13 rebounds in leading the Sixers to their third straight win, 123-117. Embiid scored 21 points by halftime, his 14th 20-point 1st half this season. Tobias…

Update on the latest sports

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NBA-SCHEDULE 76ers go 1-up in East UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are sole owners of the NBA’s Eastern Conference after defeating the short-handed Brooklyn Nets. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 39 points and 13 rebounds in leading the Sixers to their third straight win, 123-117. Embiid scored 21 points by halftime, his 14th 20-point 1st half this season. Tobias…

Update on the latest sports

AP

NBA-SCHEDULE 76ers go 1-up in East UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are sole owners of the NBA’s Eastern Conference after defeating the short-handed Brooklyn Nets. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 39 points and 13 rebounds in leading the Sixers to their third straight win, 123-117. Embiid scored 21 points by halftime, his 14th 20-point 1st half this season. Tobias…

Update on the latest sports

AP

NBA-SCHEDULE 76ers go 1-up in East UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are sole owners of the NBA’s Eastern Conference after defeating the short-handed Brooklyn Nets. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 39 points and 13 rebounds in leading the Sixers to their third straight win, 123-117. Embiid scored 21 points by halftime, his 14th 20-point 1st half this season. Tobias…

Update on the latest sports

AP

NBA-SCHEDULE 76ers go 1-up in East UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are sole owners of the NBA’s Eastern Conference after defeating the short-handed Brooklyn Nets. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 39 points and 13 rebounds in leading the Sixers to their third straight win, 123-117. Embiid scored 21 points by halftime, his 14th 20-point 1st half this season. Tobias…