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NHL sticking with emergency backup goalie rule despite wild scene in Toronto

NHL sticking with emergency backup goalie rule despite wild scene in Toronto

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Dale Tallon had a sinking feeling.
Canadian world championships survive new coronavirus cancellations so far

Canadian world championships survive new coronavirus cancellations so far

Upcoming world championships in Canadian cities have so far avoided cancellation, but the new coronavirus continues to lay waste to other sporting events around the world and impact Canadian athletes.
Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook to race one more time before retirement

Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook to race one more time before retirement

CALGARY — Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook says he's retiring at the end of this season. After 12 years on the national team, the 31-year-old from Ottawa intends to make Sunday's super giant slalom in Kvitfjell, Norway, his swan song.
Chipper Jones joins ESPN lineup as game analyst

Chipper Jones joins ESPN lineup as game analyst

BRISTOL, Conn. — Hall of Fame third baseman Chipper Jones has joined the ESPN lineup. The former Atlanta Braves star will work as a major league analyst, primarily on weeknight and holiday games.
Rowing Canada CEO backs women's rowing leadership in wake of coach dismissal

Rowing Canada CEO backs women's rowing leadership in wake of coach dismissal

VICTORIA — Five days after women's head coach Dave Thompson was fired by Rowing Canada, chief executive officer Terry Dillon is backing the remaining leadership group.
Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Matt Shoemaker looks good in return

Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Matt Shoemaker looks good in return

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Toronto right-hander Matt Shoemaker enjoyed a strong return from a long-term knee injury, leading the Blue Jays to a 4-0 pre-season win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
Community culture comes through in Blue Jays spring training stadium reno

Community culture comes through in Blue Jays spring training stadium reno

Blue Jays fans visiting Toronto's spring training stadium in Florida will be treated to an upgraded game-watching experience this season.
Canadian goaltender Shannon Szabados announces she's expecting a baby

Canadian goaltender Shannon Szabados announces she's expecting a baby

LORAIN, Ohio — Canadian women's hockey team goaltender Shannon Szabados has announced she's pregnant.
Visa issues finally resolved, Chase Stanley rejoins the Wolfpack in England

Visa issues finally resolved, Chase Stanley rejoins the Wolfpack in England

TORONTO — New Zealand international Chase Stanley is back with the Toronto Wolfpack after missing the first five games of the season due to visa issues.
Wild's Fiala, Predators' Ellis, Avs' Francouz named NHL three stars of the week

Wild's Fiala, Predators' Ellis, Avs' Francouz named NHL three stars of the week

NEW YORK — Minnesota Wild left wing Kevin Fiala, Nashville Predators defenceman Ryan Ellis and Colorado Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz have been named the NHL's three stars of the week.