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Yankees outbreak spurs concern, but experts say breakthrough COVID-19 cases expected

Yankees outbreak spurs concern, but experts say breakthrough COVID-19 cases expected

News last week that several vaccinated members of the New York Yankees baseball team had tested positive for COVID-19 sparked concern over the effectiveness of the jabs.
Brooke Henderson hopes Ontario golf courses open soon

Brooke Henderson hopes Ontario golf courses open soon

Brooke Henderson hopes that golf courses in her home province will reopen soon. Outdoor activities like golf and tennis are currently banned under Ontario's COVID-19 recovery framework. Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont.
Lowry says family plus chance to win championships will factor into whether he stays

Lowry says family plus chance to win championships will factor into whether he stays

When asked about his highlight of a crazy NBA season, Kyle Lowry rattled off a laundry list of virtually every player on the Toronto Raptors and their high notes.
Raptors Uprising GC looks to go one better in 2021, targeting NBA 2K League title

Raptors Uprising GC looks to go one better in 2021, targeting NBA 2K League title

TORONTO — After running the table in the NBA 2K League regular season last year, the playoffs ended prematurely for Raptors Uprising GC in a semifinal loss to eventual champion Wizards District Gaming.
Toronto Argonauts sign '21 first-round draft selection Peter Nicastro to CFL contract

Toronto Argonauts sign '21 first-round draft selection Peter Nicastro to CFL contract

The Toronto Argonauts signed Canadian offensive lineman Peter Nicastro on Tuesday. Toronto selected the six-foot-two, 305-pound Nicastro in the first round, seventh overall, in the 2021 CFL draft.
Canada remains unbeaten at world mixed doubles curling championship

Canada remains unbeaten at world mixed doubles curling championship

ABERDEEN, United Kingdom — Canada’s Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue swept their games Tuesday to improve to 3-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship.
Canada gives WADA nearly $1 million extra to battle doping in sport

Canada gives WADA nearly $1 million extra to battle doping in sport

MONTREAL — Canada has topped up its contributions to the World Anti-Doping Agency for a total of $2.7 million so far in 2021. The Canadian government provided an additional $936,000 on top of the $1.76 million given to WADA's 2021 regular budget.
Edmonton Oilers' veteran goalie Mike Smith relishes another playoff chance

Edmonton Oilers' veteran goalie Mike Smith relishes another playoff chance

EDMONTON — A shot at a Stanley Cup late in an NHL career is something to savour. Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith is a 39-year-old veteran aspiring to hoist the Cup before the end of his career.
'We were close': Jets-Oilers historic playoff battles still resonate with alumni

'We were close': Jets-Oilers historic playoff battles still resonate with alumni

It's been more than three decades since the Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers last met in the playoffs, but the circumstances remain eerily similar. The Jets 2.
Toronto vs Montreal: A tale of two cities off the ice

Toronto vs Montreal: A tale of two cities off the ice

Those looking for a refresher on the history of the rivalry between the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs need look no further than Roch Carrier's beloved tale "The Hockey Sweater.