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Matthews, MacKinnon, O'Reilly named finalists for NHL's Lady Byng award

Matthews, MacKinnon, O'Reilly named finalists for NHL's Lady Byng award

NEW YORK — Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews, Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon and St. Louis Blues centre Ryan O'Reilly are the three finalists for the 2019-20 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
Trash talk part of soundtrack of competitive Raptors practices at Disney

Trash talk part of soundtrack of competitive Raptors practices at Disney

Trash talk has become the soundtrack of Toronto Raptors practices at Walt Disney World. Four months after the NBA was forced to shut down due to COVID-19, the Raptors are making up for lost time with their fierce fight at practice.
Used to playing through aches and illness, NHLers know COVID-19 is different

Used to playing through aches and illness, NHLers know COVID-19 is different

Dave Tippett remembers keeping injuries from trainers on numerous occasions during his playing days. A cracked bone? Good to go. What about a sore shoulder? No problem. It's well-known NHLers battle through aches, pains and even illness.
Wolfpack won't play in Toronto this season due to travel and other restrictions

Wolfpack won't play in Toronto this season due to travel and other restrictions

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack will start and finish the 2020 Super League season in England.
Jaime McMillan, a veteran TFC executive, joins Columbus Crew as vice-president

Jaime McMillan, a veteran TFC executive, joins Columbus Crew as vice-president

TORONTO — Jaime McMillan, who became a key member of Toronto FC's front office after coming on board in 2010, has joined Columbus Crew SC. Columbus announced Thursday that it has named McMillan vice-president, soccer administration and operations.
Struggling boutique gyms navigate unique COVID-19 pandemic challenges

Struggling boutique gyms navigate unique COVID-19 pandemic challenges

TORONTO — Amy Aldrich-Witt peered up at the threatening clouds on a recent early morning in Toronto. "Hopefully the rain holds off," she said.
Struggling boutique gyms navigate unique COVID-19 pandemic challenges

Struggling boutique gyms navigate unique COVID-19 pandemic challenges

TORONTO — Amy Aldrich-Witt peered up at the threatening clouds on a recent early morning in Toronto. "Hopefully the rain holds off," she said.
Burris named first-ballot inductee into Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Burris named first-ballot inductee into Canadian Football Hall of Fame

For one of the few times in his life, Henry Burris was left speechless. The 18-year veteran quarterback headlines the Canadian Football Hall of Fame's 2020 class that was unveiled Thursday.

Expansion BlackJacks sign Olivier Hanlan ahead of CEBL Summer Series

OTTAWA — The Ottawa BlackJacks have signed Utah Jazz draft pick Olivier Hanlan. The 27-year-old from Aylmer, Que., has spent the past five seasons as a pro in Greece, Germany, the NBA G League, France and Lithuania, averaging 10.7 points, 2.
Winger Liam Kay, the Wolfpack's first-ever player signing, leaves for Wakefield

Winger Liam Kay, the Wolfpack's first-ever player signing, leaves for Wakefield

Winger Liam Kay, the Toronto Wolfpack's leading try-scorer and first-ever signing, has left the transatlantic rugby league club to join Wakefield Trinity.