Trail Blazers' McCollum to make COVID-19 donations
Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum will donate $170,000 total for COVID-19 relief in two areas of the country, according to Excel Sports Mangement.
The 28-year-old guard in his seventh NBA season, all with Portland, plans to give $70,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metro to help them retain staff, do virtual counseling, distribute meals and offer other programming for children and families.
McCollum, who hails from Canton, Ohio, will give $100,000 to the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank, which will provide 400,000 meals to families in his hometown and other towns in the Stark and Tuscarawas Counties.
• The annual Oregon All-Star Series in baseball has been canceled. It was set for June 20-21 at Goss Stadium. The sponsoring Oregon High School Baseball Coaches Association said "there is too much COVID-19-related uncertainty to effectively plan for and execute this celebratory event."
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