MLS re­turns with BLM trib­ute

Chicago Sun-Times - - SPORTS - Sun-Times wires

More than 100 Black MLS play­ers raised their right fists and took a knee be­fore the MLS is Back Tour­na­ment opener in Or­lando, Florida, in a show of sol­i­dar­ity with the Black Lives Mat­ter so­cial-jus­tice move­ment. Nani scored in the sev­enth minute of stop­page time and Or­lando held on for a 2-1 vic­tory over ex­pan­sion Mi­ami.

The NHL is tar­get­ing Dec. 1 as the start of the 2020-21 sea­son, ac­cord­ing to a mem­o­ran­dum of un­der­stand­ing ob­tained by ESPN that is be­ing voted on by NHL play­ers.

Vet­eran guard Ja­mal Craw­ford re­port­edly signed with the Nets. The team also is look­ing to add for­ward Michael Beasley.

Newly ac­quired Padres in­fielder Jorge

Ma­teo tested pos­i­tive for coro­n­avirus and is ex­pe­ri­enc­ing symp­toms.

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