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Shortened MLB draft could have big impact on Canadian baseball talent

Shortened MLB draft could have big impact on Canadian baseball talent

David Calabrese and Cooper Davis are heading into this year's MLB draft without expectations. The two Canadian players are still hoping to hear their names selected by professional teams, of course.
'I'm really proud': NHLPA chief on players speaking out about social justice

'I'm really proud': NHLPA chief on players speaking out about social justice

Don Fehr didn't attend to his college graduation.
Sato misses IndyCar season opener after crash practice

Sato misses IndyCar season opener after crash practice

FORT WORTH, Texas — Takuma Sato missed the delayed season-opening IndyCar race after his team wasn't able to get the car repaired in time for the green flag Saturday night after a crash in qualifying.
Thoroughbreds are finally off and running at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto

Thoroughbreds are finally off and running at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto

TORONTO — It certainly was worth the wait for Darryll P. Holland. The British-born jockey earned his first career win at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday as the 2020 thoroughbred campaign finally started minus spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
'A huge moment for us': NHL exec. on players speaking out about social justice

'A huge moment for us': NHL exec. on players speaking out about social justice

Kim Davis lists off a range of emotions. They're the ones she's gone through since seeing the video of life slowly draining out of George Floyd's body as a white police officer buried a knee into the black man's neck for nearly nine minutes.
Bayern wears Black Lives Matter armbands, keeps winning

Bayern wears Black Lives Matter armbands, keeps winning

BERLIN — Wearing ”Black Lives Matter” armbands, Bayern Munich came from a goal down to beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 and take another step towards a record-extending eighth consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday.
Raptors Uprising down Nets GC to improve to 7-0 in NBA 2K league esports play

Raptors Uprising down Nets GC to improve to 7-0 in NBA 2K league esports play

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC continued its perfect start to the NBA 2K League esports season, sweeping Nets GC in its best-of-three series Friday to improve to 7-0. The Raptors raced out to an early lead in Game 1 but had to rally to take Game 2.
Racial unrest achingly familiar for Jenkins, other Canadian black athletes

Racial unrest achingly familiar for Jenkins, other Canadian black athletes

TORONTO — As a black baseball player in 1960s America, Fergie Jenkins was often banned from the hotels of his white teammates. There were cities in which he couldn't dine alongside them in the same restaurant.
Canadian Felicia Spencer makes weight ahead of UFC 250 title bout with Nunes

Canadian Felicia Spencer makes weight ahead of UFC 250 title bout with Nunes

LAS VEGAS — Canadian challenger Felicia (Feenom) Spencer and featherweight champion Amanda (Lioness) Nunes both made weight Friday ahead of their 145-pound title clash Saturday night at UFC 250.
Canada's James Hinchcliffe ready for Genesys 300 as IndyCar takes the stage

Canada's James Hinchcliffe ready for Genesys 300 as IndyCar takes the stage

IndyCar is returning to live competition virtually unopposed on television and Canada's James Hinchcliffe is ready to take full advantage. The Oakville, Ont.