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Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto vying to be NHL hubs, but there's a catch

Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto vying to be NHL hubs, but there's a catch

Tim Shipton lets out a deep breath. A laugh quickly follows.
Leafs eager for chance to compete in what would be a season like no other

Leafs eager for chance to compete in what would be a season like no other

TORONTO — John Tavares expects hockey's restart — if it gets off the ground — to be a sprint. The Toronto Maple Leafs captain is eager to see how his team matches up.
CFL informs member clubs its allowing limited access to team facilities

CFL informs member clubs its allowing limited access to team facilities

TORONTO — The CFL is allowing its teams to reopen their fitness facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Impact beyond hockey ushers O'Ree, Kennedy into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Impact beyond hockey ushers O'Ree, Kennedy into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

CALGARY — For Sheldon Kennedy and Willie O'Ree, sport was a vehicle for societal change. NHL players have been inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame before, but usually for their body of work on the ice.

Rugby Canada sings multi-year deal with Italian-based sportwear brand Macron

LANGFORD, B.C. — Rugby Canada has signed a multi-year deal with global sportswear manufacturer Macron. The Canadian governing body joins Italy and Scotland as national rugby unions partnered with the Italian-based company.
Auger-Aliassime announces return to action in Ultimate Tennis Showdown

Auger-Aliassime announces return to action in Ultimate Tennis Showdown

Canadian tennis star Felix Auger-Aliassime is set to return to action next month. Auger-Aliassime announced Wednesday that he will take part in the Ultimate Tennis Showdown, which is scheduled to start June 13 in Nice, France.
Canadian international Alphonso Davies running straight at stardom

Canadian international Alphonso Davies running straight at stardom

Whitecaps icon Bob Lenarduzzi remembers watching Alphonso Davies knock the ball ahead on a run and thinking the youngster's touch was too heavy.
Former UFC fighter Sam Stout mourns sudden death of baby daughter

Former UFC fighter Sam Stout mourns sudden death of baby daughter

TORONTO — Former UFC fighter Sam (Hands of Stone) Stout is mourning the death of his one-month-old daughter. "Most of you already know that we lost Sydney Love Stout in her sleep the night before last," the 36-year-old from London, Ont.

Blazer5 guard has esports night to remember, pouring in 77 points

Reigning NBA 2K League MVP Nidal (Mama Im Dat Man) Nasser poured in 77 points Tuesday, setting a regulation-time scoring record as Blazer5 Gaming thumped Bucks Gaming 105-62 in the opening game of their best-of-three esports series.
NHL unveils return-to-play format in the event 2019-20 season can resume

NHL unveils return-to-play format in the event 2019-20 season can resume

The NHL has a plan. Now it's hoping to eventually get the green light.