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Major League Soccer lifts moratorium, allows full team training

NEW YORK — A day after announcing a deal with its players' association to resume the season with a tournament in Florida, Major League Soccer says teams may resume training.
Olympiques with three of top four picks, Wildcats look to restock cupboard at draft

Olympiques with three of top four picks, Wildcats look to restock cupboard at draft

TORONTO — Moncton Wildcats director of hockey operations Ritchie Thibeau knew he would be rebuilding his team this off-season. He was just hoping to do so with a championship trophy to show the new guys.
B.C. Lions players Burnham, Johnson admit they feel safer in Canada than in U.S.

B.C. Lions players Burnham, Johnson admit they feel safer in Canada than in U.S.

B.C. Lions players Bryan Burnham and Micah Johnson say they feel safer north of the border than they do in the U.S. Burnham and Johnson, who are both black, made the statements during a candid video presentation on the Lions' website.
Can pro sports make safe return amid pandemic? Experts say precautions needed

Can pro sports make safe return amid pandemic? Experts say precautions needed

Professional sports leagues in North America are getting deeper into conversations about when and how they can resume play during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hockey Canada lifts ban on sanctioned activities, lets members decide on return

Hockey Canada lifts ban on sanctioned activities, lets members decide on return

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has lifted its ban on sanctioned activities and is allowing the country's 13 member organizations to individually determine when it's safe to return to action.

Raptors Uprising chemistry means wins as starters all play their role

TORONTO — The chemistry between star point guard Kenneth (Kenny Got Work) Hailey and centre Jerry (Sick One) Knapp has helped lift Raptors Uprising GC to the top of the NBA 2K League esports standings.
Brees says he 'completely missed the mark' in flag comments

Brees says he 'completely missed the mark' in flag comments

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees apologized Thursday for comments that were “insensitive and completely missed the mark” when he reiterated his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, drawing sharp criticism from fellow
Postponed Tokyo Olympics could be downsized and simplified

Postponed Tokyo Olympics could be downsized and simplified

TOKYO — The Japanese public is being prepared for the reality of next year’s postponed Olympics, where athletes are likely to face quarantines, spectators will be fewer, and the delay will cost taxpayers billions of dollars.
Wolfpack look to offer fans tracking bracelets to help COVID-19 contact tracing

Wolfpack look to offer fans tracking bracelets to help COVID-19 contact tracing

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack are looking at providing fans with disposable tracking bracelets/wristbands during games to allow for contact-tracing in case of COVID-19 once the team returns to play.
First black man in the NHL, Willie O'Ree pained by racism in society, hockey

First black man in the NHL, Willie O'Ree pained by racism in society, hockey

Willie O'Ree strives to make hockey more welcome to people of colour.