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Holland into Hall of Fame

Jun 24, 2020 / 3:00 pm

Vernon's Ken Holland has been named to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Holland, who began his hockey career with the Vernon Vikings as a teenager in 1973 and went...

Hall of Fame calls 'Iggy'

Jun 24, 2020 / 1:54 pm

Former Calgary Flames Captain Jarome Iginla has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on the first ballot. Iginla had 1,300 points in 1,554 career NHL games...

NYC marathon cancelled

Jun 24, 2020 / 7:45 am

The New York City Marathon scheduled for Nov. 1 has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. New York Road Runners announced the cancellation of the...

Noose had long been there

Jun 23, 2020 / 2:46 pm

The noose found hanging in Bubba Wallace's garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway had been there since at least last October, federal authorities said...

Djokovic, wife have virus

Jun 23, 2020 / 1:59 pm

Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus after he played in a series of exhibition matches...

Tennis event COVID spike

Jun 23, 2020 / 6:23 am

Novak Djokovic’s charity tennis exhibition series, combined with an overall softening of coronavirus restrictions in Serbia and Croatia, has been followed...

MLB plans 60-game slate

Jun 22, 2020 / 8:30 pm

NEW YORK - Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a...

MLB, Players at loggerheads

Jun 22, 2020 / 4:20 pm

The executive board of the Major League Baseball Players Association rejected a proposed 60-game schedule by a 33-5 vote, daring Commissioner Rob Manfred to...

NASCAR noose scandal

Jun 22, 2020 / 9:49 am

Federal authorities on Monday confirmed they are investigating the discovery of a noose found in the Talladega Superspeedway garage stall of Bubba Wallace,...

NHL restart inching closer

Jun 22, 2020 / 7:39 am

Vancouver appears to be gaining momentum as one of the two hub cities for the National Hockey League's return-to-play plan scheduled to roll out next month,...

Dimitrov positive for COVID

Jun 21, 2020 / 4:11 pm

Grigor Dimitrov has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the cancellation of an exhibition event in Croatia where top-ranked Novak Djokovic was due to play...

Pacwest cancels fall season

Jun 19, 2020 / 8:00 pm

There will be no sports played on college campuses under the PACWEST umbrella for the fall season in B.C. PACWEST announced Friday the conference has cancelled...

Soccer returns, takes a knee

Jun 17, 2020 / 6:46 pm

MANCHESTER, England - Players kneeled in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and victims of the coronavirus were remembered as the Premier League made a...

No fans for US Open

Jun 17, 2020 / 6:15 am

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the go-ahead Tuesday for the U.S. Open tennis tournament to be held in his state starting in late August — but without...

MLB may not play at all

Jun 15, 2020 / 5:11 pm

Major League Baseball might not play at all this year after a breakdown in talks between teams and the players' association on how to split up money in a...

Playing to empty arenas

Jun 15, 2020 / 10:00 am

Like many sports fans hungry for something, anything, to watch during a spring of self-isolation and physical distancing, Darnell Nurse tuned into "The...

MLB talks 'futile'

Jun 14, 2020 / 7:56 am

Major League Baseball appears headed to its shortest season since the 1870s. Continuing a contentious back-and-forth in a bitter dispute over pay, baseball...

Falcon targets big league

Jun 12, 2020 / 2:12 pm

A former Kelowna Falcon could be on his way to the big leagues. Former Falcons pitcher Kade Mechals was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the Major League...

Blue Jays land top prospect

Jun 11, 2020 / 6:44 am

The Toronto Blue Jays selected Austin Martin of Vanderbilt University with the No. 5 pick at the Major League Baseball amateur draft on Wednesday. The versatile...

Tigers' No. 1 draft pick

Jun 11, 2020 / 6:30 am

Spencer Torkelson slugged his way through college, bashing baseballs all around the country with eye-popping power. All those impressive drives made the...

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