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Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic won't play in NHL's restart

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic won't play in NHL's restart

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic has decided not to play in the NHL's restart. The Flames said Friday night that Hamonic has opted out of the NHL's return-to-play program. Players have until Monday at 5 p.m.
NHL, NHLPA ratify RTP, CBA extension; Toronto, Edmonton unveiled as hub cities

NHL, NHLPA ratify RTP, CBA extension; Toronto, Edmonton unveiled as hub cities

TORONTO — The NHL remains on course to resume its pandemic-delayed season north of the 49th parallel later this summer, and now has the labour peace needed to ride out the unprecedented economic storm brought on by COVID-19.

Kansas City player the latest to test positive for COVID-19 at MLS tournament

A member of Sporting Kansas City is the latest player to test positive for COVID-19 at the MLS is Back Tournament. The club confirmed Friday that one of its players had recorded a pair of consecutive positive test results.
Toronto FC pre-game meal set for 5:30 a.m. before 9 a.m. Florida morning kickoff

Toronto FC pre-game meal set for 5:30 a.m. before 9 a.m. Florida morning kickoff

TORONTO — The 9 a.m. kickoff is daunting. So is the 5:30 a.m. pre-game meal. Toronto FC gets one heck of an early start to the MLS is Back Tournament on Sunday when it faces D.C. United at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex in the Orlando area.
Current and former Blue Jays sound off on Twitter about stadium bubble setup

Current and former Blue Jays sound off on Twitter about stadium bubble setup

TORONTO — A packed summer training camp schedule has the Toronto Blue Jays squeezing in workouts, practice sessions and intrasquad games ahead of a fast-approaching regular season. The team's news cycle followed a similar model Friday.
Coach says U Sports must help football players stuck in pandemic, age-cap trap

Coach says U Sports must help football players stuck in pandemic, age-cap trap

U Sports ignored calls to help football players recover a year of eligibility lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the University of Alberta's coach.
Pandemic has Curling Canada facing Olympic trials qualifying complications

Pandemic has Curling Canada facing Olympic trials qualifying complications

OTTAWA — Curling Canada has been forced to re-think qualification for the Olympic team and mixed doubles trials after cancellations and postponements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: CFL submits revised financial request to federal government

Source: CFL submits revised financial request to federal government

TORONTO — The CFL has sent Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault a revised financial request. A CFL source said Friday the league is seeking roughly $42.5 million in aid.
Canadian forward Tesho Akindele signs contract extension with Orlando City

Canadian forward Tesho Akindele signs contract extension with Orlando City

Canadian international forward Tesho Akindele has agreed to a contract extension with Orlando City SC that includes options for the 2022 and '23 seasons. The 28-year-old's previous contract was to end after the 2021 season.

Mackenzie Tour announces four tournaments for pro golfers residing in Canada

TORONTO — The Mackenzie Tour announced on Friday it will hold a series of four tournaments for professional golfers residing in Canada.