TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC improved its unbeaten esports record to 5-0 Tuesday with a best-of-three series victory over Knicks Gaming in the NBA 2K League.

Toronto opened with an 83-65 win before recording the sweep with a 78-72 decision. Knicks Gaming fell to 1-2.

Due to the pandemic, the esports league is staging games remotely rather than at its New York studio. Each series win represents a game in the standings with teams playing a 16-game regular season.

Kenneth (Kenny Got Work) Hailey led Toronto with 37 points in Game 1 while Trent (Timelycook) Donald added 26. Rookie point

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DARLINGTON, S.C. — Noah Gragson couldn’t wait to get back to Xfinity Series racing at Darlington.

Instead, he and the rest of the competitors will have to wait until Thursday after heavy rain postponed the series’ first race since March, when the coronavirus pandemic shut down sports.

“After two months of waiting, what’s another couple of days?” Gragson said.

NASCAR officials called the race about two hours after the scheduled 6 p.m. start. The event is now set for Thursday at noon.

The track was dry and fast until the rains hit about 4 p.m. The storms increased and lessened

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CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns centre JC Tretter is cautiously optimistic the NFL season — at least some version of it — will take place in 2020. He’s just not certain when it will start.

The newly elected president of the NFL Players Association, Tretter said Tuesday that the COVID-19 virus outbreak has hatched so many unknowns and created such a fluid situation it’s impossible to predict when football will be back — or what it will look like.

“This is a contact disease, and we play a contact sport,” Tretter said during a Zoom video conference.

Voted in by his

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TORONTO — Major League Soccer has cancelled its 2020 all-star game as well as the Leagues Cup and Campeones Cup.

The all-star game, pitting MLS all-stars against their Mexican league counterparts, was scheduled for July 29 at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles.

The second edition of the Leagues Cup, a tournament featuring MLS and Liga MX teams, was slated to run between July and September. The third edition of the Campeones Cup was scheduled for Aug. 12 in Seattle between the MLS champion Sounders and Mexican league winner.

MLS said the games were cancelled “to provide the

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Bibiano (The Flash) Fernandes really is a champion in waiting these days.

The One Championship bantamweight title-holder spends his days at home in Vancouver, attending to dad duties with limited mixed martial arts training available during the pandemic. The Brazilian-born Fernandes says while there is more fight in him, he’s not sure when he will defend his 135-pound crown next.

One Championship, an Asia-based MMA promotion, held its last card Feb. 28 — a closed-door affair in Singapore. There has been no announcement on the next show.

Fernandes’ last action came Oct. 13 in Tokyo, when he submitted former champion

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