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Canadian men to open Gold Cup this summer with three games in Kansas City

Canadian men to open Gold Cup this summer with three games in Kansas City

Canada will open this summer's Gold Cup in Kansas City with games against Martinique, a qualifier and the United States. CONCACAF announced Thursday the schedule for its championship tournament, which features a new preliminary stage.

Diversity training, gender parity needed in hockey in Nova Scotia: report

HALIFAX — A diversity task force says anti-racism training and greater diversity at the organization level will contribute to making hockey more inclusive in Nova Scotia.
Bo Bichette leads resilient Blue Jays past Braves again, 8-4

Bo Bichette leads resilient Blue Jays past Braves again, 8-4

ATLANTA (AP) — Bo Bichette hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied yet again to beat Atlanta 8-4 on Thursday and sweep six games from the Braves this season. Atlanta outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr.
TFC has more options with players recovering from injury and influx of new talent

TFC has more options with players recovering from injury and influx of new talent

With the influx of several new players and Toronto FC's training room beginning to thin out, coach Chris Armas's options are growing. Fitting everyone in will be the challenge.
MacLeod says Ontario hasn't provided verbal approval of CFL's return-to-play plans

MacLeod says Ontario hasn't provided verbal approval of CFL's return-to-play plans

TORONTO — Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, says the province hasn't verbally approved the CFL's return-to-play protocols and there's no timeline for it to do so.

Andreescu pulls out of tournament in Parma with 'continuing illness'

PARMA, Italy — Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from next week's event in Parma, Italy, with what the WTA Tour describes as "continuing illness.

Pac-12 picks MGM executive as next commissioner

The Pac-12 hired sports entertainment executive George Kliavkoff to be the conference's next commissioner on Thursday, replacing Larry Scott with a person with a similar resume short on college sports experience.
Supreme Court won't hear appeal from horse owners over derby dispute

Supreme Court won't hear appeal from horse owners over derby dispute

OTTAWA — The owners of a horse that was disqualified after initially winning the Canadian Derby more than three years ago might have run out of legal room to reclaim the title.
Canadian Denis Shapovalov drops marathon against Rafael Nadal at Italian Open

Canadian Denis Shapovalov drops marathon against Rafael Nadal at Italian Open

ROME — After four disappointing tournaments in a row, Denis Shapovalov fell just short of pulling off one of the biggest victories of his career on Thursday.

NHL announces playoff schedule, North Division series last to start

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens will open their first playoff series in 42 years May 20 at Scotiabank Arena.