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FILE - In this  Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 file photo, Denver Broncos strong safety T.J. Ward (43) follows a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. T.J. Ward, one of the members of the Denver Broncos’ famed “No Fly Zone” secondary, announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Ward helped the Broncos win Super Bowl 50. Ward played eight seasons in the NFL with Cleveland, Denver and Tampa Bay. He last played in 2017 for the Buccaneers.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Former star safety T.J. Ward announces retirement from NFL

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San Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau (12) attempts a shot on Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner (90) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, April 19, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

NHL: Virus protocols not 'relaxed' for vaccinated players

The NHL on Wednesday confirmed it has not guaranteed loosened virus protocols for players who are vaccinated after Vegas goaltender Robin Lehner ripped the league for what he s

A trap covers the infield during a rain delay in the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

The Latest: Vegas goaltender dissatisfied with NHL protocols

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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FILE - In this  Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 file photo, Carolina Panthers kicker Joey Slye (4) attempts an onside kick with the Kansas City Chiefs recovered during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. NFL owners approved eliminating overtime in preseason games and expanded selection of jersey numbers for receivers, running backs and defensive backs. The owners did approve establishing a maximum number of players in the setup zone (between 10 and 25 yards from the kickoff) in hopes of enhancing onside kick opportunities. Defending teams will be limited to nine players in that zone, Wednesday, April 21, 2021.(AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)

NFL eliminates preseason OTs, defeats onside kick proposal

NFL owners on Wednesday approved eliminating overtime in preseason games and expanded selection of jersey numbers for receivers, running backs and defensive backs.