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Vikings fill needs, Packers fall short on draft

The task for the San Francisco 49ers heading into the draft was straight forward.

Find replacements for departed starters DeForest Buckner at defensive tackle and Emmanuel Sanders at receiver and then find a player to step in for longtime left tackle Joe Staley, who informed the NFC champions before the draft that he planned to retire.

Formula One hopes season starts July 5

PARIS — The Formula One season could start in July despite the first 10 races being cancelled or postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, F1 chairman Chase Carey said Monday.

The French Grand Prix on Monday cancelled its race scheduled for June 28 rather than postponing it, making July 5 the targeted start date at the Austrian GP in Spielberg.

NHL kicks tires on Edmonton as possible hub site to complete regular season

Edmonton is under consideration by the NHL as a hub where games could be played in a compressed timeline to complete the regular season.

Alberta premier Jason Kenney said yesterday he'd had a conversation with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, who seemed to be interested in Edmonton as one potential site.