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Raptors Uprising GC sets NBA 2K League mark with 11th straight win to open season

Raptors Uprising GC sets NBA 2K League mark with 11th straight win to open season

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC recorded its 11th straight victory Monday, sweeping Heat Check Gaming in their best-of-three esports series to set an NBA 2K League record for consecutive wins to start the season.
Blue Jays closer to getting full approval for training in Toronto

Blue Jays closer to getting full approval for training in Toronto

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays appear one step closer to being able to train at Rogers Centre for the upcoming season.
Coroner finds organizational problems in death of 24-year-old during Montreal marathon

Coroner finds organizational problems in death of 24-year-old during Montreal marathon

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner who looked into the death last year of a 24-year-old runner in a Montreal half-marathon is raising several issues with communication and organization at the event. Patrick Neely died last Sept.
Ujiri confident in restart, saying 'the NBA is a seriously well-oiled machine'

Ujiri confident in restart, saying 'the NBA is a seriously well-oiled machine'

The Toronto Raptors' return to basketball has them living in an otherwise empty hotel in the Fort Myers area of Florida, a COVID-19 hotspot that has seen new cases skyrocketing.
VanVleet: Timing of restart amid racial unrest "sucks," but he likes BLM focus

VanVleet: Timing of restart amid racial unrest "sucks," but he likes BLM focus

Fred VanVleet wishes he could wear "everybody's name ever" on the back of his Toronto Raptors jersey in honour of the Black Lives Matter movement.

NHL says 26 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since June 8

TORONTO — The NHL says 26 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol started June 8. The numbers released Monday include four new cases in addition to 11 positive results previously announced June 19.

Toronto FC, Whitecaps say no one has tested positive for COVID-19 at their club

Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps say no one at their club has tested positive for COVID-19. The Montreal Impact, who announced in mid-April that a club employee had tested positive, did not want to discuss the issue.

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser makes US$24,000 for UFC win

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser made US$24,000, including a $12,000 win bonus, for his knockout win over Brazil's Philipe (Monstro) Lins on Saturday's UFC Fight Night show in Las Vegas.
Netflix series to dramatize Kaepernick's path to activism

Netflix series to dramatize Kaepernick's path to activism

LOS ANGELES — Colin Kaepernick is joining with Emmy-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay on a Netflix drama series about the teenage roots of the former NFL player’s activism.
COVID-19 pandemic impacting television host Izumi's business and personal lives

COVID-19 pandemic impacting television host Izumi's business and personal lives

The COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark on TV fishing host Bob Izumi's professional and personal life. The affable Izumi resumed filming for his Real Fishing television show about two-and-a-half weeks ago due to the outbreak.