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4th NHL player tests positive

UNDATED (AP) — The number of NHL players who have contracted the coronavirus continues to grow.

A second Colorado Avalanche player has tested positive for COVID-19. The team says it was informed Friday night, and the unidentified player is in self-isolation.

A statement from the Avalanche on Saturday says those who came in close contact with the player have been informed and remain isolated. The team says no other Avalanche player or staff member has shown symptoms at this time.

There are now four NHL players known to have tested

Update on the latest sports

VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS

4th NHL player tests positive

UNDATED (AP) — The number of NHL players who have contracted the coronavirus continues to grow.

A second Colorado Avalanche player has tested positive for COVID-19. The team says it was informed Friday night, and the unidentified player is in self-isolation.

A statement from the Avalanche on Saturday says those who came in close contact with the player have been informed and remain isolated. The team says no other Avalanche player or staff member has shown symptoms at this time.

There are now four NHL players known to have tested

Update on the latest sports

VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS

4th NHL player tests positive

UNDATED (AP) — A second Colorado Avalanche player has tested positive for COVID-19. The team says it was informed Friday night, and the unidentified player is in self-isolation.

A statement from the Avalanche on Saturday says those who came in close contact with the player have been informed and remain isolated. The team says no other Avalanche player or staff member has shown symptoms at this time.

There are now four NHL players known to have tested positive — two with Colorado and two with Ottawa.

In other news related to the

Update on the latest sports

VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS

4th NHL player tests positive

UNDATED (AP) — A second Colorado Avalanche player has tested positive for COVID-19. The team says it was informed Friday night, and the unidentified player is in self-isolation.

A statement from the Avalanche on Saturday says those who came in close contact with the player have been informed and remain isolated. The team says no other Avalanche player or staff member has shown symptoms at this time.

There are now four NHL players known to have tested positive — two with Colorado and two with Ottawa.

In other news related to the

Update on the latest sports

VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS

4th NHL player tests positive

UNDATED (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche say a second player has tested positive for the coronavirus. The team says it was informed Friday night and the player is in self-isolation. The Avalanche say those who came in close contact with the player have been informed and remain isolated.

Four NHL players are now known to have tested positive for the virus. The other two are with Ottawa.

In other news related to the coronavirus pandemic:

— A deal worked out between Major League Baseball and the players doesn’t include details of what a

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INDYCAR-IRACE-JOHNSON

NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson eyes IndyCar, enters virtual race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson is stepping up his preparation for a possible move into IndyCar racing by entering the series’ inaugural virtual racing event. The seven-time NASCAR champion is the 26th driver entered in Saturday’s online race.

The opener of IndyCar’s six-race series will be contested at Watkins Glen International, the upstate New York track that was picked in a fan vote. Johnson is winless in Cup Series at the road course, and also had a spectacular crash there in the 2000 Xfinity race

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Baseball until Christmas?

UNDATED (AP) — The final pitch of the 2020 baseball season could be thrown closer to Christmas than Halloween.

Major League Baseball owners ratified a 17-page agreement with the union on Friday in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, with players willing to extend the season as long as needed to cover as close to a full schedule as possible.

This season was to start Thursday and Game 7 of the World Series was on track to be Oct. 28. With opening day postponed until mid-May at the earliest, the final pitch could come as Frosty the Snowman

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VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS

Baseball till Christmas?

UNDATED (AP) — The final pitch of the 2020 baseball season could be thrown closer to Christmas than Halloween.

Major League Baseball owners ratified a 17-page agreement with the union on Friday in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, with players willing to extend the season as long as needed to cover as close to a full schedule as possible.

This season was to start Thursday and Game 7 of the World Series was on track to be Oct. 28. With opening day postponed until mid-May at the earliest, the final pitch could come as Frosty the Snowman

Update on the latest sports

VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS

Baseball ‘til Christmas?

UNDATED (AP) — The final pitch of the 2020 baseball season could be thrown closer to Christmas than Halloween. Major League Baseball owners ratified a 17-page agreement with the union that provides for $170 million in salary advances and guarantees service time to players even if no games are played due to the new coronavirus.  The season was to start Thursday and Game 7 of the World Series was on track to be Oct. 28. Union head Tony Clark says big leaguers would play as long as they could to get in as many games as possible.

In other

Update on the latest sports

VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS

Baseball ‘til Christmas?

UNDATED (AP) — The final pitch of the 2020 baseball season could be thrown closer to Christmas than Halloween. Major League Baseball owners ratified a 17-page agreement with the union that provides for $170 million in salary advances and guarantees service time to players even if no games are played due to the new coronavirus.  The season was to start Thursday and Game 7 of the World Series was on track to be Oct. 28. Union head Tony Clark says big leaguers would play as long as they could to get in as many games as possible.

In other