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Toronto FC learns rest of rejigged MLS schedule, with a busy October ahead

Toronto FC learns rest of rejigged MLS schedule, with a busy October ahead

Toronto FC learned Tuesday what lies ahead in the rest of the pandemic-rejigged MLS regular season. Seven matches in October and two in November. Six "home" games in East Hartford, Conn. A steady diet of Eastern Conference opponents.
Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning have turned their Stanley Cup final with the Dallas Stars into a best of five because, to quote Tampa head coach Jon Cooper and paraphrase "The Untouchables," you can't bring a knife to a gunfight.
Fatigue a formidable foe as Whitecaps battle for playoff position

Fatigue a formidable foe as Whitecaps battle for playoff position

In the midst of an unusual season punctuated by a gruelling schedule, the Vancouver Whitecaps are taking on yet another challenge this week — game day travel.
EPL warns of devastating effect of delay reopening stadiums

EPL warns of devastating effect of delay reopening stadiums

LONDON — Even the world's richest soccer league is worried that it can't function as normal much longer without fans in the stands.
Scouting football during pandemic presents many challenges for CFL personnel

Scouting football during pandemic presents many challenges for CFL personnel

It cost the CFL it's 2020 campaign. Now the COVID-19 pandemic is creating challenges for football personnel to prepare for next season. Many CFL scouts would usually be on the road now evaluating Canadian and American university talent.

Canada's Peter Polansky loses qualifying opener at French Open

PARIS — Canada's Peter Polansky was eliminated in the first round of French Open qualifying on Tuesday after dropping a 7-6, 6-0 decision to Argentina's Leandro Mayer. Polansky, from Thornhill, Ont.
Andreescu out for rest of tennis season to focus on health and training

Andreescu out for rest of tennis season to focus on health and training

TORONTO — Bianca Andreescu says she is taking the remainder of the tennis season off to focus on her health and training. The Canadian tennis star made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter.

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime advances to second round in Hamburg

HAMBURG — Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime advanced to the second-round of the Hamburg Open clay-court tennis tournament with a 6-2, 7-6 (2) win over Italian Lorenzo Sonego on Tuesday.
Canada's Brad (Superman) Katona to fight for EMC bantamweight title in October

Canada's Brad (Superman) Katona to fight for EMC bantamweight title in October

Canadian bantamweight Brad (Superman) Katona, winner of Season 27 of "The Ultimate Fighter," has signed with Europe's Elite MMA Championship (EMC) and will fight for its 135-pound title next month.

Jeff steps down as FC Edmonton coach, will stay on in player development role

EDMONTON — Jeff Paulus is stepping down as head coach of FC Edmonton, but is staying on with the CPL team as manager of player development. Edmonton placed last in the group stage of the recent Island Games, finishing eighth with an 0-6-1 record.