KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Quarterback Shea Patterson has accepted a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs after failing to be taken in the NFL draft last month. Patterson threw for 3,061 yards with 23 touchdowns and eight interceptions for Michigan last season. He accounted for 45 scoring passes with the Wolverines after transferring from Mississippi following his sophomore season.
UNDATED (AP) — Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says NHL players would at a minimum need to follow quarantine protocols if they were to arrive in his country while the border remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Trudeau says anyone who arrives from another country will have to follow all the rules of quarantine in an extremely strict manner. However, he adds that an agreement between Canada and the NHL hasn’t been brokered.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — William Byron continues to dominate NASCAR’s iRacing Series as actual cars remain parked because of the coronavirus pandemic. Byron won for the third time in four events by passing Timmy Hill with seven laps remaining before taking the checkered flag at virtual Dover International Speedway. Hendrick drivers have won four consecutive iRacing events, including Alex Bowman’s victory at virtual Talladega Speedway last week.
UNDATED (AP) — Italy’s Serie A soccer clubs have been cleared to resume training this week on an individual basis following a clarification from the Italian government. The government initially said last week that athletes in individual sports could resume training today and teams on May 18, sparking confusion and frustration from teams that pointed out that their players were allowed to train individually in public parks. Players from Spanish league clubs will be allowed to resume training today as Spain eases some of the lockdown measures that had been in place because of the pandemic.
UNDATED (AP) — A men’s pole vault competition featuring three of the event's biggest names has resulted in a tie for the gold medal. Sweden’s Mondo Duplantis and Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie each cleared a height of 16 feet 36 times in 37 attempts over a span of 30 minutes. Sam Kendricks of the United States wound up third by clearing the bar 26 times. Each of the men competed from his own backyard. Sunday’s competition was broadcast by World Athletics on its social media channels.