TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors will start the NBA season next month in Tampa, Florida, because of travel restrictions the Canadian government has put in place stemming from the pandemic. The Raptors had been looking at other sites for several weeks, including Sunrise, Florida, the home of the NHL’s Florida Panthers. But with NBA […]
TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government is reviewing a proposal from the NBA and the Raptors to play in Toronto amid the pandemic. A spokesman for Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Tuesday officials have been in contact with the Raptors and will continue to engage with them “in the coming weeks.” Raptors general manager Bobby […]
TORONTO, Ontario — From Paris to Tokyo and Yukon, Shara Dubeau, a Canadian stand-up paddle (SUP) enthusiast ranked 364 in SUP Racer’s 2019 Women’s world rankings, has been adding new races to her already substantial list of challenges. This year alone she placed first in the SUP Race Ardèche, third in the 130km Dordogne Intégrale […]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana wanted its next coach to take the franchise in a new direction. The Pacers were seeking someone who could communicate with today’s players, who was open to a new offensive philosophy and who could win some postseason games. On Tuesday, president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard found his man in Toronto […]
Kevin Doran, a varsity golfer at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, started playing the sport at age 5. Along the way, he’s competed in Canada and the United States, while also pursuing studies in sports management that led to an opportunity to be on the football field at Louisiana State University during the Tigers’ 2019 season.
After competing in CrossFit for many years while also enduring some hardships inside and out of the sport, Adam Davidson finally qualified for the 2020 CrossFit Games, where he placed 27th.
BRANDON, Manitoba — When COVID-19 hit earlier this year, a lot of things were put on hold; work, holidays, school, the list could go on-and-on. Among those things put on hold was sports. Over the past 12 years Brandon’s Ryan “Whitey” White has played 313 games in the NHL with Montreal, Philadelphia, Arizona, and Minnesota […]
Henrik Lundqvist will continue his pursuit of the Stanley Cup with a team he spent much of his career trying to stop from winning it. Lundqvist signed with the Washington Capitals on Friday, a $1.5 million, one-year contract for the 38-year-old goaltender who was bought out by the New York Rangers after 15 seasons. After […]
Lead by senior coach Heath Weir, the Huron Heights Warriors are the gold standard of high school football programs in Ontario. After 16 seasons, the Warriors hold a winning record 146-20-2 and five provincial titles.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid has tested positive for COVID-19. McDavid, a 23-year-old forward, is self-quarantining at home and experiencing mild symptoms, according to the Oilers. “He will continue to be monitored and will follow all associated health protocols,” the team said Monday night in a statement. McDavid, the No. 1 […]