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Trout uncertain, All-Star Game off as MLB gets back on field

Trout uncertain, All-Star Game off as MLB gets back on field

Toronto FC is off to the MLS is Back Tournament at Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex in the Orlando area, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Toronto FC leaves for Florida with concerns over COVID-19 situation that awaits

Toronto FC heads to Florida with some unease given recent positive tests…

Toronto FC is off to the MLS is Back Tournament at Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex in the Orlando area, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
In this file photo, Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse directs play from courtside during first half NBA basketball action against the Brooklyn Nets, in Toronto, Feb. 8, 2020. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Nurse hopes to use platform to get American expats voting in US election

Nick Nurse wants to make sure Americans living outside the U.S. vote…

In this file photo, Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse directs play from courtside during first half NBA basketball action against the Brooklyn Nets, in Toronto, Feb. 8, 2020. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canucks’ Hughes: ‘Crazy’ that Alexis Lafreniere could go to a contender

Canucks’ Hughes: ‘Crazy’ that Alexis Lafreniere could go to a contender

Canucks’ Hughes: ‘Crazy’ that Alexis Lafreniere could go to a contender

Canucks’ Hughes: ‘Crazy’ that Alexis Lafreniere could go to a contender

Football Canada, task force combine to establish return of football guidelines

Football Canada, task force combine to establish return of football guidelines

Mickelson leads Travelers in first event since turning 50

Mickelson leads Travelers in first event since turning 50

Mickelson leads Travelers in first event since turning 50

Mickelson leads Travelers in first event since turning 50

Sissoko, Wog chosen top athletes of 2020 in Canadian university sports

Sissoko, Wog chosen top athletes of 2020 in Canadian university sports

A “White Lives Matter Burnley” banner was pulled by a small plane over Etihad Stadium on June 22, 2020. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

‘White Lives Matter’ plane banner overshadows EPL game

MANCHESTER, England — As the players of Manchester City and Burnley took…

  • Jun 23, 2020
A “White Lives Matter Burnley” banner was pulled by a small plane over Etihad Stadium on June 22, 2020. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Canadian flyweight Gillian Robertson collected US$50,000 for her third-round submission win over American Cortney Casey on Saturday in Las Vegas, in a June 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada’s Gillian (The Savage) Robertson makes US$50000 for UFC weekend win

LAS VEGAS — Canadian flyweight Gillian (The Savage) Robertson collected US$50,000 for…

Canadian flyweight Gillian Robertson collected US$50,000 for her third-round submission win over American Cortney Casey on Saturday in Las Vegas, in a June 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
NASCAR: Noose found in Bubba Wallace garage at Alabama race

NASCAR: Noose found in Bubba Wallace garage at Alabama race

TALLADEGA, Ala. — NASCAR has launched an investigation after a noose was…

  • Jun 22, 2020
NASCAR: Noose found in Bubba Wallace garage at Alabama race
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is calling on teams to sign Colin Kaepernick, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

NFL commissioner Goodell encourages team to sign Kaepernick

Roger Goodell would like to see Colin Kaepernick back in the NFL…

  • Jun 16, 2020
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is calling on teams to sign Colin Kaepernick, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The PUSH system allows coaches to delve into some 500 exercises stored in the cloud and build a workout for their athletes, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Toronto-based sports tech company PUSH helps athletes train smarter

From Chelsea FC and the New York Yankees to the Canadian softball…

The PUSH system allows coaches to delve into some 500 exercises stored in the cloud and build a workout for their athletes, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Several Cavalry FC players accused Peter Reynders of making racist statements after a post-match melee following a Canadian Championship qualifying-round game on June 4, 2019, in a June 13 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Forge FC players speak out in support of assistant coach fighting racism charge

Forge FC players are speaking out in support of assistant coach Peter…

Several Cavalry FC players accused Peter Reynders of making racist statements after a post-match melee following a Canadian Championship qualifying-round game on June 4, 2019, in a June 13 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
San Diego Padres’ Ian Kinsler gets caught in a run down between third and home plate by Toronto Blue Jays’ Rowdy Tellez with the tag and this baseman Vladmir Guerrero in the seventh inning of their Interleague MLB baseball game in Toronto Friday May 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

Owen Caissie first Canadian taken at 2020 MLB Draft, selected 45th by Padres

Outfielder Owen Caissie was the first Canadian to be selected at the…

San Diego Padres’ Ian Kinsler gets caught in a run down between third and home plate by Toronto Blue Jays’ Rowdy Tellez with the tag and this baseman Vladmir Guerrero in the seventh inning of their Interleague MLB baseball game in Toronto Friday May 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
The Rally Report: Encouraging Action to Improve Sport for Women and Girls looks at participation rates of girls, in a June 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada participation rates of girls in sport still lag behind boys

TORONTO — Rosie MacLennan said she was fortunate to grow up in…

The Rally Report: Encouraging Action to Improve Sport for Women and Girls looks at participation rates of girls, in a June 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Toronto FC general manager Ali Curtis, who grew up in the United States, said he was eight when someone called him the N-word on the school playground, in a June 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Toronto FC GM Ali Curtis says George Floyd’s death has changed and mobilized him

Toronto FC general manager Ali Curtis applauds the anti-racism words and actions…

Toronto FC general manager Ali Curtis, who grew up in the United States, said he was eight when someone called him the N-word on the school playground, in a June 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Can pro sports make safe return amid pandemic? Experts say precautions needed

Can pro sports make safe return amid pandemic? Experts say precautions needed

The offer by the union representing MLA players was rejected by Major League Baseball, in a June 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

MLB players reaffirm pay stance, no deal with teams in sight

NEW YORK — Baseball players reaffirmed their stance for full prorated pay,…

  • Jun 5, 2020
The offer by the union representing MLA players was rejected by Major League Baseball, in a June 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Racing will resume Friday at Woodbine Mohawk Park, with thoroughbred racing beginning Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack, in a June 1, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Live horse racing set to officially return this weekend for Woodbine

TORONTO — Woodbine Entertainment made the announcement Monday that it will resume…

Racing will resume Friday at Woodbine Mohawk Park, with thoroughbred racing beginning Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack, in a June 1, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The MLS Players Association said that its membership had voted to accept salary reductions, in a May 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

MLS players agree to concessions to return to action at Orlando tournament

TORONTO — MLS players have approved taking part in a summer tournament…

The MLS Players Association said that its membership had voted to accept salary reductions, in a May 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)