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Barrie resident Isaak Phillips drafted by Chicago Blackhawks

BARRIE — The Chicago Blackhawks have drafted 19-year-old Isaak Phillips from Barrie. Phillips got the news Wednesday afternoon while watching the NHL draft from his home in Barrie. He was selected 141st overall in the fifth round by the Blackhawks. Phillips, made a name for himself in minor hockey as a talented defenceman with the … Read more

Minnesota wins NBA draft lottery, rights to No. 1 pick

Tim Reynolds, The Associated Press Published Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:00PM EDT The NBA draft lottery was delayed three months. The Minnesota Timberwolves are certainly feeling like the wait was worthwhile. The Timberwolves won the lottery Thursday night, giving them the No. 1 pick. The lottery was conducted virtually because of the pandemic, with NBA … Read more

66 players opt out of NFL season due to coronavirus pandemic

Barry Wilner, The Associated Press Published Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:05PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:44PM EDT A total of 66 players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of them linemen. Twenty offensive linemen and 11 on defence opted out before Thursday’s deadline. … Read more