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Canada's junior hockey team cuts players, while opponents deal with COVID-19 virus

Canada's junior hockey team cuts players, while opponents deal with COVID-19 virus

Canada's junior hockey team was minus a few players following a two-week quarantine. Five players were released Tuesday before Canada could get back on the ice to prepare for the upcoming world junior men's hockey championship in Edmonton.
AP source: NHL players balk at changing CBA, league moves on

AP source: NHL players balk at changing CBA, league moves on

NHL players have balked at changing the collective bargaining agreement and the league is preparing to open the season Jan.

Michigan cancels Ohio State showdown, citing COVID-19 cases

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Citing a rising number of COVID-19 cases in its program, Michigan cancelled its annual showdown with Ohio State on Tuesday as college football lurches toward the end of the season without one of its cornerstone rivalry games.
Alphonso Davies, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif split Lou Marsh win as top Canadian athlete

Alphonso Davies, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif split Lou Marsh win as top Canadian athlete

TORONTO — Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and Bayern Munich left back Alphonso Davies are co-winners of the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year.
Things remain quiet on Blue Jays' front but that could change at any time

Things remain quiet on Blue Jays' front but that could change at any time

A quick signing at the start of baseball's free-agency period has been followed by a month-long period of relative inactivity for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Toronto Arrows to open 2021 Major League Rugby schedule on March 28

Toronto Arrows to open 2021 Major League Rugby schedule on March 28

TORONTO — Pandemic permitting, the Toronto Arrows will open their 2021 Major League Rugby season March 28 at the San Diego Legion. Unlike the past two seasons, Toronto fans won't have to wait long to see the Arrows if all goes according to plan.
Raptors able to practise despite COVID-19 cases

Raptors able to practise despite COVID-19 cases

His symptoms of COVID-19 were bad. His worry over his wife and kids was significantly worse. New Toronto Raptors forward Aron Baynes was diagnosed with COVID-19 last summer, and suffered symptoms that "knocked me on my butt.
MLS commissioner says no word yet on where Canadian teams will play in 2021

MLS commissioner says no word yet on where Canadian teams will play in 2021

Calling it "a season that we will remember forever," commissioner Don Garber said Major League Soccer's revenue is down almost US$1 billion compared to last year.

Jaffna Stallions cricket team a winner for Calgary-born co-founder Rahul Sood

Calgary-born Rahul Sood and Sri Lankan native Anandan Arnold have become majority owners of the Jaffna Stallions of the newly formed Lanka Premier League (LPL).
Black Players for Change wins MLS Humanitarian of the Year award

Black Players for Change wins MLS Humanitarian of the Year award

The show of unity by Black Players for Change ahead of the MLS is Back Tournament opener on July 8 in Florida was raw, emotional and powerful.