The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday that it is extending the current dead period to June 15. … Richmond County offensive tackle Jaleel Davis, the No. 55 prospect among seniors in North Carolina, committed to N.C. State on Tuesday. … Appalachian State announced on Tuesday that it is dropping men’s soccer, men’s tennis and men’s indoor track and field due to financial burdens compounded by the coronavirus pandemic. … The National Hockey League has canceled the remainder of the regular season and will hold a 24-team playoff. … The Pac-12 Conference will allow voluntary workouts on campus for all sports beginning June 15. The policy is subject to revision by individual members as well as restrictions from state and local governments.