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Robert Morris overcomes Campbell 61-58

Robert Morris overcomes Campbell 61-58

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Karvel Anderson hit two last-minute 3-pointers, the second with 4.5 seconds left to give Robert Morris a 61-58 victory over Campbell Tuesday night in nonconference action.

Anderson, one of three players in double figures for the Colonials (5-4), stuck a 3-pointer with 42 seconds left to regain the lead for Robert Morris, 58-56. Marvelle Harris, who led Campbell (3-6) with a career-high 21 points and took 10 rebounds, tied the score at 58-all on a layup with 27 seconds left.

Then Anderson, who finished with 13 points, drilled his game-winner. Trey Freeman's 3-point attempt rimmed out for the Camels at the buzzer.

Foul shooting and 3-point shooting proved critical. Robert Morris was 6 for 23 beyond the arc while Campbell missed all six of its attempts from long range.

At the foul line, the Colonials went 21 for 26, Lucky Jones (15 points) sinking 11. Campbell was 10 for 15.

MLS postpones DC United match against Toronto FC amid health concerns

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MLS postpones DC United match against Toronto FC amid health concerns

D.C. United’s opening match of the MLS is Back tournament against Toronto FC on Sunday was postponed minutes before play was set to begin.

The league announced that upon testing both clubs for the coronavirus Saturday, one player received “an initial unconfirmed positive” and another’s test came back inconclusive. Citing health protocols that require all players to be retested before playing again, the MLS decided to reschedule Sunday’s match.

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According to The Washington Post’s Steven Goff, MLS deputy commissioner Mark Abbott told reporters on a conference call that the positive test came from a sample of a D.C. United player. Rookie forward Erik Sorga was originally slated to be on the team’s bench but was dropped off the game-day roster with no announcement coming from the club.

Goff also reported that the MLS cleared both teams to arrive at the complex in Orlando for the match Sunday. D.C. United did so while Toronto FC stayed back.

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Will another injury to Steven Stamkos put him in jeopardy for the game against the Capitals?

Will another injury to Steven Stamkos put him in jeopardy for the game against the Capitals?

Tampa Bay Lightning player Steven Stamkos is a superstar, but has not had great injury luck over the course of his career. Bad luck has sprung up again for the Lightning captain as he suffered a lower-body injury during the team's Phase 2 voluntary workouts and will be limited at the start of training camp.

General manager Julien BriseBois told reporters Saturday that Stamkos is expected to be ready for the return of the season.

"We don't have a specific timeline for when he will be a full participant in camp," BriseBois said. "But we expect he will be ready in time for games."

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Tampa Bay will begin its postseason in a round robin tournament against the top seeds in the East. Their first game will be Aug. 3 against the Capitals.

Stamkos underwent core muscle surgery on March 2. The recovery timeline was six to eight weeks which he has clearly passed and it is believed this new injury is not related. Still, this will be a tough blow for Stamkos who will now have to be limited at the start of camp after missing the last seven games before the season was paused.

Washington was a perfect 3-0-0 against the Lightning this season. While Stamkos is expected to be ready for games, this is an injury the bears watching, especially if it drags further and further into camp.

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