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Blue Jays to pick fifth overall in condensed five-round 2020 MLB draft

Blue Jays to pick fifth overall in condensed five-round 2020 MLB draft

A most unusual 2020 MLB Draft will begin Wednesday with the Toronto Blue Jays set to pick from a rather noteworthy position.
Calgary Flames prospect Dustin Wolf named CHL goaltender of the year

Calgary Flames prospect Dustin Wolf named CHL goaltender of the year

TORONTO — Calgary Flames prospect Dustin Wolf has been named the Canadian Hockey League's goaltender of the year. The goalie for the Western Hockey League's Everett Silvertips led all CHL netminders in 2019-20 with 1.88 goals-against-average, a .
Toronto FC GM Ali Curtis says George Floyd's death has changed and mobilized him

Toronto FC GM Ali Curtis says George Floyd's death has changed and mobilized him

Toronto FC general manager Ali Curtis applauds the anti-racism words and actions that have made headlines around the globe in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
Hockey players of colour form Hockey Diversity Alliance to combat racism

Hockey players of colour form Hockey Diversity Alliance to combat racism

A group of hockey players of colour have formed the Hockey Diversity Alliance in an effort to combat racism in the game. The group announced its formation in a statement released Monday.
Massive sports corruption case finally heard at Paris trial

Massive sports corruption case finally heard at Paris trial

PARIS — A Paris court heard allegations Monday that top athletes hushed-up suspected doping by giving millions of dollars in illicit payoffs to corrupt administrators, as the trial got underway for the disgraced former head of track and field who was

Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19

A list of Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19: OLYMPICS — 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics postponed until 2021.
Former CFL player Marsh passes on same message to son that he received

Former CFL player Marsh passes on same message to son that he received

Decades later, Dante Marsh finds himself following in his parents' footsteps. The former CFL star remembers the advice his parents gave him regarding the challenges an African American man faces growing up in the U.S.
A look back at big hits, bad calls as MLB eyes new draft era

A look back at big hits, bad calls as MLB eyes new draft era

NEW YORK — Baseball’s amateur draft is about to enter the next phase of its ongoing development — same as all those young prospects picked every year.
Müller the chef serves up title-winning assists for Bayern

Müller the chef serves up title-winning assists for Bayern

DÜSSELDORF, Germany — Call them Road Runner and The Chef. Alphonso Davies and Thomas Müller have built an effective and affectionate partnership this season, and it's driving Bayern Munich toward a record-extending eighth straight German title.

'Create your own excitement': Players ponder empty buildings

The roar of the crowd has been such a staple of major sports, such an advantage for the home team, that NFL clubs have been accused at times of artificial amplification.