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NHL criticized over anthem

Aug 2, 2020 / 2:13 pm

The National Hockey League says it presented an English-only version of the Canadian national anthem on Saturday night because the Montreal Canadiens were...

Cubs star Bryant out again

Aug 2, 2020 / 10:23 am

Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant was out of the lineup for a second straight game on Sunday, a day after reporting a stomach ailment. Bryant was tested for the...

Coronavirus rocks MLB

Jul 31, 2020 / 2:06 pm

The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total to eight teams affected in the first nine...

Free fantasy challenge

Jul 31, 2020 / 1:24 pm

Excitement is high for the return of NHL playoff action on Saturday in the hub cities of Toronto and Edmonton. Six Canadian teams are battling for the Stanley...

COVID delays home opener

Jul 27, 2020 / 7:33 am

The Miami Marlins' home opener Monday night against Baltimore has been postponed as the Marlins deal with a coronavirus outbreak that stranded them in...

Eddie Shack passes

Jul 26, 2020 / 12:39 pm

Three-time all-star and four-time Stanley Cup champion Eddie Shack has passed away. The hockey legend died last night (July 25) in a Toronto hospital after...

CHL reviews abuse policy

Jul 23, 2020 / 9:00 pm

Former NHL'er Sheldon Kennedy, who has shone a bright light on abuse in hockey, will take part in an independent review panel looking at policies and...

Baseball is back

Jul 23, 2020 / 11:01 am

The wait is finally over, as the first pitch of the 2020 MLB season is only hours away. Major League Baseball is the first of the 'Big Four' North...

'Kraken' in the NHL

Jul 23, 2020 / 10:57 am

Seattle has named its new NHL franchise the “Seattle Kraken.” The Seattle Kraken expansion team will play its first game in the 2021-22 season, once...

Eskimos day done

Jul 21, 2020 / 12:19 pm

The Edmonton Eskimos CFL franchise is following in the footsteps of the Washington Redskins. CTV News is reporting the Canadian Football League team has...

Canucks legend dies

Jul 20, 2020 / 6:02 pm

Former Vancouver Canucks defenceman and coach Jack McIlhargey has died. The Canucks confirmed the death on Monday. The Burnaby resident was 68. McIlhargey...

Fund memorializes Kory

Jul 14, 2020 / 10:59 am

A memorial fund to support underprivileged youth athletes in B.C. has been set up in the name of former Okanagan Sun football player Kory Nagata. The Kory...

Eskimos next to change?

Jul 14, 2020 / 6:32 am

As pressure mounts for professional sports teams to shed racist or stereotypical names, experts believe the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos will...

Ex-Blazer nabs Wild job

Jul 13, 2020 / 4:14 pm

It's been nearly 20 years since he stood behind the home team's bench at the Sandman Centre (back when it was the Sport Mart Place), but Dean Evason has...

NHL - will parties follow?

Jul 13, 2020 / 6:44 am

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...

NFL's Redskins drop name

Jul 13, 2020 / 6:37 am

The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday that it will drop the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo immediately, bowing to decades of criticism...

'Time to rename Redskins'

Jul 9, 2020 / 6:42 am

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he believes the name of Washington’s professional football team “probably should be changed," though...

Pressure builds on Eskimos

Jul 8, 2020 / 7:20 am

At least one Edmonton Eskimos sponsor plans to cut ties with the Canadian Football League team unless it changes its name, while other corporate partners say...

NHL agrees to return rules

Jul 5, 2020 / 9:42 pm

The NHL and NHL Players' Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer. Deputy...

Liverpool champions again

Jun 26, 2020 / 6:48 am

The sun had just set over Anfield — and on a 30-year wait to be champions of England again — when the fireworks started to explode into the...

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