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Another race called off: Toronto Waterfront Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19

TORONTO — COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of Canada's biggest marathon. The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, which was scheduled for Oct.
Whitecaps finally about to see action at MLS is Back Tournament in Florida

Whitecaps finally about to see action at MLS is Back Tournament in Florida

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — There have been no surprises for Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos so far at the MLS is Back Tournament. "It's pretty much what I thought. Teams are not ready to play," he told a virtual news conference Monday.
Washington's NFL team drops 'Redskins' name after 87 years

Washington's NFL team drops 'Redskins' name after 87 years

WASHINGTON — The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo, bowing to recent pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans.
Raptors veteran Lowry believes the NBA restart will "work perfectly"

Raptors veteran Lowry believes the NBA restart will "work perfectly"

Kyle Lowry has been a big contributor to the NBA's return to the court as part of the players' association restart group. He strongly believes it will work.
NHL announces 30 positive COVID tests in Phase 2, 13 more outside league protocol

NHL announces 30 positive COVID tests in Phase 2, 13 more outside league protocol

NEW YORK — The NHL says 30 players tested positive for COVID-19 in testing during Phase 2 of the league's return-to-play plan, with another 13 testing positive outside of the league's protocol.
Toronto FC rues late collapse in ill-tempered 2-2 tie with D.C. United

Toronto FC rues late collapse in ill-tempered 2-2 tie with D.C. United

It didn't seem possible the MLS is Back Tournament could start any worse for Toronto FC after its first match was postponed twice due to COVID-19 concerns. But a late collapse, with 10-man D.C.
Canadiens sign defenceman Alexander Romanov to entry-level contract

Canadiens sign defenceman Alexander Romanov to entry-level contract

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Alexander Romanov to a three-year entry-level contract. Romanov will earn US$832,500 at the NHL level in each season, with signing and performance bonuses starting in the 2020-21 season.
Manchester City overturns 2-year ban from Champions League

Manchester City overturns 2-year ban from Champions League

GENEVA — Manchester City successfully overturned its two-year ban from the Champions League on Monday in a surprising legal victory. The Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld City’s appeal against the UEFA ban, but imposed a 10 million euro ($11.
Toronto Blue Jays will sport No. 1 patches to pay tribute to Fernandez

Toronto Blue Jays will sport No. 1 patches to pay tribute to Fernandez

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays will honour Tony Fernandez by wearing a uniform patch with the former infielder's longtime No. 1 this season. The club's career leader in games played, hits and triples, Fernandez died on Feb. 16 at age 57.
As postponed NHL season resumes, some fans say the lure of parties will be strong

As postponed NHL season resumes, some fans say the lure of parties will be strong

EDMONTON — As hockey fans gear up for a truncated season to begin next month, some in Canada's two "hub cities" say the temptation to celebrate — and flout physical distancing guidelines — may prove too great.