Chicago Sun-Times (Sunday)

Oilers’ Green among NHL players to opt out


The Oilers’ Mike Green won’t play in the qualifying-round series against the Blackhawks after opting out of the NHL season restart because of uncertaint­ies about the corononavi­rus. After a trade from the Red Wings, the defenseman played two games for the Oilers before injuring his right knee. Green on Saturday joined the Bruins’ Steven Kampfer, the Canucks’ Sven Baertschi,

the Stars’ Roman Polak and the Canadiens’ Karl Alzner who won’t be reporting to training camp for the resumption of the season.

The NHL has prohibited teams from releasing coronaviru­s test results and injury informatio­n during its season restart this summer.

NFL League, players to talk terms Monday

The NFL and NFLPA reportedly are expected to meet Monday in hopes of agreeing to terms on a return to work.

Players want testing every day and no preseason games, while the league wants testing less frequently than the players (such as every other day) and two preseason games.

The Patriots reportedly settled compensati­on grievances with Antonio Brown and the late Aaron Hernandez, creating notable salary-cap space for the team.

Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar reportedly paid off four alleged robbery victims so they would recant their testimonie­s during an alleged house party May 13 in Miramar, Florida, according to the New York Daily News.

IRL With fans back, Dixon wins third in row

Scott Dixon raced to his third consecutiv­e victory with an improbable triumph in the opener of a weekend doublehead­er at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, as IndyCar welcomed fans to its races for the first time this season.

Dixon was a season-low ninth in qualifying and well off the lead pack for the first half of the race, but he took the lead for good shortly after a caution flag and beat Will Power by 2.5386 seconds.

MISCELLANE­OUS Thomas takes over lead at Muirfield

Justin Thomas had a 6-under 66 to turn a three-shot deficit into a two-shot lead over

Viktor Hovland (66) in the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio. Thomas was at 16-under 200 heading into the final round.

Duke hired Celtics assistant coach and former WNBA All-Star Kara Lawson to be its women’s basketball coach.

Maryland suspended voluntary football workouts after nine individual­s tested positive for the coronaviru­s.

 ?? AP ?? Oilers defenseman Mike Green won’t play against the Blackhawks because of concerns over the coronaviru­s.
AP Oilers defenseman Mike Green won’t play against the Blackhawks because of concerns over the coronaviru­s.

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