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NBA returns with players, coaches, refs kneeling during national anthem – National

1596163192 NBA returns with players coaches refs kneeling during national anthem  - Sports

Black players were next to white players. Coaches from one team were next to their compatriots from the opposing side. Many locked arms with the man next to them, some shut their eyes tightly, a few including LeBron James briefly raising a fist into the air or pointing skyward. The NBA had a strong, powerful […]

Rick Zamperin: Blue Jays’ Nate Pearson impresses with Major League Baseball debut

1596100911 Rick Zamperin Blue Jays Nate Pearson impresses with Major League  - Sports

If his highly-anticipated big league debut on Wednesday night in Washington is any indication of what we can expect for the remainder of his burgeoning career, then the Toronto Blue Jays have something really special in Nate Pearson. The fresh-faced, fireballing phenom went toe-to-toe through five innings with future baseball hall of famer Max Scherzer […]

Canadian Premier League to play 2020 season in Charlottetown

1596049549 Canadian Premier League to play 2020 season in Charlottetown  - Sports

The Canadian Premier League is headed to Charlottetown for a truncated 2020 season dubbed the Island Games. The eight-team league will start play Aug. 13 at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Alumni Field. The 35-game season will wrap up in September. The 28-game first phase will see each of the teams play each […]

Leafs down Canadiens in exhibition play – Toronto

1596012952 Leafs down Canadiens in exhibition play Toronto  - Sports

TORONTO – Morgan Rielly had a goal and two assists, Alexander Kerfoot scored twice, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 in their exhibition matchup Tuesday as the NHL’s restart to its pandemic-hit 2019-20 season got into full swing. Ilya Mikheyev had the other goal for the Leafs, who got 28 saves […]

Canadian Premier League to provide update Wednesday on plans for 2020 soccer season

1596001996 Canadian Premier League to provide update Wednesday on plans for  - Sports

A Canadian professional soccer league hoping to kick off its second season since its inception says it plans to provide an update on those plans on Wednesday. In a tweet on Tuesday, the Canadian Premier League said it plans to post an update on its website at 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday. The Canadian Premier […]

Jays’ Pearson excited about first start

Jays Pearson excited about first start  - Sports

After tossing the ball around in the outfield, Blue Jays pitcher Nate Pearson took a few moments Tuesday to walk on the mound at Nationals Park in anticipation of his first big-league start. His debut will come Wednesday night against Washington’s Max Scherzer in Toronto’s so-called home opener. “I wanted to get out there on […]

Coronavirus: Still no plan on B.C. youth returning to competitive sports

1595972694 Coronavirus Still no plan on BC youth returning to competitive  - Sports

Kids and teens hoping to play a competitive game of soccer or football before the summer ends are still out of luck. The B.C. government has still not released a timeline on kids returning to play competitive sports, as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on. The province has been working with the provincial health officer and […]

NHL returns after months-long hiatus due to coronavirus pandemic

1595936039 NHL returns after months long hiatus due to coronavirus pandemic  - Sports

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 28, 2020 6:50 am     Updated July 28, 2020 7:02 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ HNHL hockey returns Tuesday after a months-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Montreal Canadiens are in Toronto to take on […]

Outside empty ballpark, a solitary vigil

Lowes eighth inning triple propels Rays over Blue Jays 4 1  - Sports

WASHINGTON – PRELEDE FOR TUESDAY AM Hayden Bluth is just one of at least 41,313 Washington-area baseball fans who weren’t allowed inside the gates Monday at Nationals Park. But he’s the only one who showed up anyway. Bluth, a New York Mets fan from the nearby D.C. suburb of Arlington, Va., has been staging a […]

Toronto closer Giles to IL; Bichette scratched for leg issue

1595899371 Toronto closer Giles to IL Bichette scratched for leg issue  - Sports

By Staff The Associated Press Posted July 27, 2020 7:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ WASHINGTON – Toronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles went on the 10-day injured list before Monday’s series opener at the Washington Nationals with a strained right forearm, a day after […]