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Waiting Game: Ontario pickleball players soured by stay-at-home order extension

Waiting Game: Ontario pickleball players soured by stay-at-home order extension

A foot of snow and minus-10 degree temperatures didn't faze 76-year-old John Cormier and his pals from hitting the outdoor pickleball courts earlier this year.
Vancouver Whitecaps need 'lethal' offence against Sporting Kansas City: Alexandre

Vancouver Whitecaps need 'lethal' offence against Sporting Kansas City: Alexandre

VANCOUVER — Caio Alexandre says he and his Vancouver Whitecaps teammates need to be deadly in front of the net if they want to accomplish their goals this season.
South African-born scrum half making an impression with the Toronto Arrows

South African-born scrum half making an impression with the Toronto Arrows

Ross Braude took a leap of faith when he boarded a plane from his native South Africa to take part in a Rugby Canada high-performance camp last November on Vancouver Island. "Definitely a lot of nerves," Braude said.
Toronto FC set to face New York City FC's high-flying offence at Yankee Stadium

Toronto FC set to face New York City FC's high-flying offence at Yankee Stadium

Fresh from its first clean sheet of the season, Toronto FC faces Major League Soccer's leading offence on Saturday when it takes on New York City FC at Yankee Stadium.

California is awash in tax revenue and budget reflects it

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed a $268 billion state budget that is one-third larger than the state's current spending plan, fueled by surging state tax revenues and federal stimulus money.
Canadian Premier League delays kickoff again, looks to mid-June to early July start

Canadian Premier League delays kickoff again, looks to mid-June to early July start

The Canadian Premier League plans to kick off its third season mid-June to early July in one location without fans. Unlike last year, which turned into a shortened tournament based out of Charlottetown, the Canadian circuit plans a full schedule.
Sportsnet VP Corte is "happy with the progress" of Blue Jays broadcasts on radio

Sportsnet VP Corte is "happy with the progress" of Blue Jays broadcasts on radio

When Blue Jays rights-holder Sportsnet decided to simulcast TV broadcasts on its radio network this year, it left Toronto as the only big-league team without a dedicated radio broadcast crew.
Flames, Canucks keep playing for nothing amid NHL playoff launch

Flames, Canucks keep playing for nothing amid NHL playoff launch

By the time the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks cap their regular seasons, the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins will be well into the first round of their playoff series.
100 days to Paralympics: Anderson says a medal in Tokyo would be "extra heavy"

100 days to Paralympics: Anderson says a medal in Tokyo would be "extra heavy"

Patrick Anderson has captured four Paralympic and four world championship medals over his stellar wheelchair basketball career.
Canadian high-school athletes face major hurdles in efforts to land scholarships

Canadian high-school athletes face major hurdles in efforts to land scholarships

He could be the future of Canadian sprinting, the country's next Andre De Grasse. But Marcus Renford is working in a grocery store just north of Toronto that for more than a month last winter saw new COVID-19 cases among employees every week.