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MLB to honour Negro Leagues centennial with patches Sunday

MLB to honour Negro Leagues centennial with patches Sunday

NEW YORK — All major league players, managers, coaches and umpires will wear a patch on Sunday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Negro Leagues.
Hamstrung by Byfuglien's absence, Jets persevered through tumultuous season

Hamstrung by Byfuglien's absence, Jets persevered through tumultuous season

The Winnipeg Jets began this season in scramble mode. Dustin Byfuglien not reporting to training camp with two years remaining on a multi-million-dollar contract was the kickoff to Winnipeg's dramatic season.
Canada's MLS teams to play each other for next stretch of schedule

Canada's MLS teams to play each other for next stretch of schedule

TORONTO — Canada's three Major League Soccer teams will continue their regular season north of the border, playing each other three times in the first phase of the league's revamped schedule.
Canadiens coach Claude Julien in hospital with chest problems, Muller takes over

Canadiens coach Claude Julien in hospital with chest problems, Muller takes over

Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien experienced chest pains Wednesday night, was taken by ambulance to a Toronto hospital and is expected to be out the remainder of his team's first-round playoff series.
Canadian Eugenie Bouchard upsets Zidansek, advances to quarterfinals

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard upsets Zidansek, advances to quarterfinals

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Canada's Eugenie Bouchard is off to the quarterfinals at the Prague Open. Bouchard, from Westmount, Que.
Canadian 'keeper Devon Kerr looks to build soccer future with Washington Spirit

Canadian 'keeper Devon Kerr looks to build soccer future with Washington Spirit

Growing up, Devon Kerr drew attention from both sides of the border for her goalkeeping skills. A dual citizen, the Canadian-born Kerr chose Canada and played in the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica.
Toronto shortlisted as one of eight cities to host the 2026 Gay Games

Toronto shortlisted as one of eight cities to host the 2026 Gay Games

Toronto has been shortlisted as one of eight candidate cities to host the 2026 Gay Games XII. Toronto is up against Auckland, New Zealand; Brisbane, Australia; Guadalajara, Mexico; Munich; San Diego; Taipei, Taiwan; and Valencia, Spain.
Impact defender Luis Binks heading to Italy's Bologna FC on transfer

Impact defender Luis Binks heading to Italy's Bologna FC on transfer

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact will send defender Luis Binks to Bologna FC of Italy's Serie A next year after a transfer was completed on Thursday. The 18-year-old English player will remain with Montreal on loan until Dec. 31.
Wolfpack's Bodene Thompson signs with Leeds Rhinos for remainder of 2020 season

Wolfpack's Bodene Thompson signs with Leeds Rhinos for remainder of 2020 season

TORONTO — New Zealand forward Bodene Thompson is the latest Toronto Wolfpack player to find a new home, signing with Leeds Rhinos for the remainder of the 2020 season.
Flyers beat Canadiens 2-1 in Game 1, but Montreal shows it can hang with Philly

Flyers beat Canadiens 2-1 in Game 1, but Montreal shows it can hang with Philly

TORONTO — Claude Julien marvelled at the Philadelphia Flyers this week. The head coach of the Montreal Canadiens was impressed by their depth, team play and skill from top to bottom.
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