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Column: What's in a name? Stubborn Snyder about to find out

Column: What's in a name? Stubborn Snyder about to find out

Try to think of a more deserving guy in all of sports than Dan Snyder to get his name-change plans caught in a vise. Go ahead, we’ll wait.
Leafs star Auston Matthews confirms he tested positive for COVID-19

Leafs star Auston Matthews confirms he tested positive for COVID-19

TORONTO — Auston Matthews felt safe in Arizona — until he wasn't. The star centre for the Toronto Maple Leafs confirmed Monday that he tested positive for COVID-19 last month in his home state.

Ontario's top doctor thinks NHL's COVID testing plan works for all parties

TORONTO — Ontario's top doctor doesn't see COVID-19 testing capacity being an issue in the province once the NHL hunkers down in Toronto for its restart. Dr.

Toronto FC, D.C. United say all players have since tested negative for COVID

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A Toronto FC player and D.C. United player whose COVID-19 tests prompted a delay to their teams' MLS is Back Tournament matchup have both since tested negative. MLS said Sunday that one D.C.
Game On: Training camps open as NHL takes next step in plan to resume season

Game On: Training camps open as NHL takes next step in plan to resume season

TORONTO — There were temperature checks, uncomfortable nasal swab tests, masks when appropriate, and plenty of physical distancing off the ice.
Bergevin doesn't see downside to NHL return experience as club returns to ice

Bergevin doesn't see downside to NHL return experience as club returns to ice

BROSSARD, Que. — Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin abided by the code of silence imposed by the NHL, declining to comment on a report about potential positive COVID-19 cases on his club.
'The time has come:' Manitoba mayor calls on hockey team to change name

'The time has come:' Manitoba mayor calls on hockey team to change name

MORDEN, Man. — Brandon Burley felt his chest tighten as news spread that Washington's National Football League team is going to change its controversial name.
Oilers honour memory of Colby Cave prior to first practice returning to play

Oilers honour memory of Colby Cave prior to first practice returning to play

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers returned to the ice Monday, but not before taking time to remember and pay tribute to teammate Colby Cave, who died in April after suffering a brain bleed.
Experts believe Edmonton will change its CFL team name

Experts believe Edmonton will change its CFL team name

As pressure mounts for professional sports teams to shed racist or stereotypical names, experts believe the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos will soon announce a name change.
Jets captain Wheeler understands anxiety around NHL's return-to-play plan

Jets captain Wheeler understands anxiety around NHL's return-to-play plan

Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler understands why some NHL players might be reluctant to return to action while the world is still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.