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Release the Kraken: Seattle unveils name for NHL franchise

Release the Kraken: Seattle unveils name for NHL franchise

SEATTLE — The name Seattle Kraken seems to have had an air of inevitability around it even during the earliest days of the NHL expansion franchise.
Baseball is Back: New-look rotation and young core has Jays feeling optimistic

Baseball is Back: New-look rotation and young core has Jays feeling optimistic

The road will be home for the Toronto Blue Jays over the course of the 2020 regular season, which kicks off Friday night at Tampa's Tropicana Field for Canada's lone Major League Baseball team.

Stud prospect Pearson on three-man taxi squad as Blue Jays unveil 30-man roster

Stud prospect Nate Pearson will have to settle for a spot on the Toronto Blue Jays' three-man taxi squad at the start of the shortened 2020 regular season.

CP NewsAlert: Seattle NHL team announces 'Kraken' as its name

Seattle's NHL team announces "Kraken" as its name. More coming. The Canadian Press
Toronto Arrows re-sign fly half Tayler Adams and 4 other players for 2021 season

Toronto Arrows re-sign fly half Tayler Adams and 4 other players for 2021 season

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows have re-signed New Zealand fly half Tayler Adams and four other players. The Major League Rugby team has also brought Manuel Diana, Guiseppe du Toit, Leandro Leivas and Ben LeSage back into the fold for the 2021 season.

Report: Wolfpack star Sonny Bill Williams looks to return to Sydney Roosters

Wolfpack star Sonny Bill Williams wants to return to the Sydney Roosters, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. The newspaper reports that Williams told Roosters coach Trent Robinson "I want to come home," in a telephone call Wednesday.
Olympic rowing champ McBean reminds athletes that they're writing their story

Olympic rowing champ McBean reminds athletes that they're writing their story

TORONTO — Marnie McBean has a message for Canada's Olympic athletes: however they navigate these turbulent times will be part of a story they'll tell for the rest of their lives.
Toronto Wolfpack want to become the Green Bay Packers of rugby. Help is needed

Toronto Wolfpack want to become the Green Bay Packers of rugby. Help is needed

TORONTO — David Argyle has a dream. And he's looking for help to make it happen. The majority owner of the Toronto Wolfpack reluctantly put his transatlantic rugby league team on the shelf Monday, at least for the 2020 season.
Chicago Red Stars down Sky Blue 3-2 to earn berth in Challenge Cup final

Chicago Red Stars down Sky Blue 3-2 to earn berth in Challenge Cup final

SANDY, Utah — Canadian Bianca St. Georges and Rachel Hill scored early and the Chicago Red Stars held off determined Sky Blue 3-2 on Wednesday night to earn a spot in the Challenge Cup final.
Fox taking fans to the ballgame with a virtual crowd

Fox taking fans to the ballgame with a virtual crowd

LOS ANGELES — Fox will be taking viewers out to the ballgame by adding a virtual crowd in parks during its baseball telecasts this season.