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With training camps on the horizon, NHL teams hope to keep COVID-19 at bay

With training camps on the horizon, NHL teams hope to keep COVID-19 at bay

The NHL's plan appears robust and detailed.

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse victorious in return to track

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse made a winning return to the track on Thursday. De Grasse posted a winning time of 9.69 seconds in the 100 yard event at a Weltklasse meet that was reduced and spread out due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tootoo says Edmonton team name discussion should centre on feelings of Inuk people

Tootoo says Edmonton team name discussion should centre on feelings of Inuk people

Jordin Tootoo says he doesn't find the Edmonton Eskimos' team name objectionable, but that doesn't mean the CFL club should keep it.
Vancouver Island junior hockey team will change name to respect First Nations

Vancouver Island junior hockey team will change name to respect First Nations

SAANICH, B.C. — A Junior B hockey team on Vancouver Island is changing its name in a show of respect to First Nations. The owners of the Saanich Junior Braves say a process has been started to develop a name that upholds the team's core values.

Wild hire former Canucks draft guru Brackett to lead amateur scouting staff

The Minnesota Wild have named Judd Brackett as director of amateur scouting. The announcement comes nine days after Brackett's 12-year run with the Vancouver Canucks's scouting staff officially came to an end.
MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action Wednesday night.
Maryland governor: Probably time to change Redskins name

Maryland governor: Probably time to change Redskins name

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he believes the name of Washington’s professional football team “probably should be changed," though he supported the team's name when he ran for governor in 2014.
'Heartbreaking day' - Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs

'Heartbreaking day' - Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs

Stanford was already facing some difficult financial choices as it tried to support one of the nation's largest athletics departments.
With opener fast approaching, Montoyo says Jays are hungry and ready to play

With opener fast approaching, Montoyo says Jays are hungry and ready to play

After a few days of silence from the Toronto Blue Jays as their summer training camp got underway, manager Charlie Montoyo shed some light Wednesday on the team's workout sessions and preparations for the 60-game regular season that's fast approachin
Games are restarting, but few reporters will be there

Games are restarting, but few reporters will be there

Many familiar pregame sights won't be back when baseball and the NBA return later this month. Managers won't exchange lineup cards at home plate and basketball lineup introductions won't feature special high fives.