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Former England captain Chris Robshaw headed to Major League Rugby

Former England captain Chris Robshaw headed to Major League Rugby

Major League Rugby has added another marquee name in former England captain Chris Robshaw, who is headed to the San Diego Legion for the 2021 and 2022 seasons.
As Florida virus test numbers rise, NBA prepares for Disney

As Florida virus test numbers rise, NBA prepares for Disney

The rate of positive coronavirus tests in the Orlando, Florida, area has been soaring in recent days. The NBA hopes that doesn’t matter.

University of Alberta suspends hockey, basketball, volleyball next season

EDMONTON — The University of Alberta has suspended men's and women's hockey, basketball and volleyball for 2020-21 season for what the university says are "financial reasons.
Toronto FC gamer Philip (PhilB94) Balke faces tough road at eMLS Cup

Toronto FC gamer Philip (PhilB94) Balke faces tough road at eMLS Cup

Toronto FC esports gamer Philip (PhilB94) Balke faces a tough road at the rescheduled 2020 eMLS Cup. First up for Balke is 2019 winner Cormac (Doolsta) Dooley of Nashville SC.
World's fastest man suspended for missing doping tests

World's fastest man suspended for missing doping tests

The likelihood that the world’s fastest man, Christian Coleman, might miss the Olympics next summer increased Wednesday when he received a provisional suspension for failing to be home when drug testers showed up last year.
Hall of Fame trainer Casse very thankful for different U.S. Triple Crown

Hall of Fame trainer Casse very thankful for different U.S. Triple Crown

Last goes first, first will go second and second will go last. The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly created an unprecedented year in sports, including the U.S. Triple Crown.

Bent, De Rosario recall racism in Germany early in their pro careers

TORONTO — Jason Bent and Dwayne De Rosario were fresh off representing Canada at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Malaysia when they went to Germany to play for FSV Zwickau in 1997. It proved to be an eye-opening, sometimes ugly experience.

Montreal Impact sign pair of teenagers to homegrown player contracts

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact have signed teenagers Keesean Ferdinand and Tomas Giraldo to homegrown player contracts. The 16-year-old Ferdinand, a defender, is the youngest player from the Impact academy to join the MLS team.

Toronto loses Rogers Cup men's event for 2020 because of COVID-19

TORONTO — The Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament will not be played in 2020 because of the COVID-19 crisis. Tennis Canada said in a release issued Wednesday that the event's start date will be pushed back until Aug. 7, 2021.
Canadian Championship to feature 11 soccer teams, down from 13 last year

Canadian Championship to feature 11 soccer teams, down from 13 last year

TORONTO — The 2020 edition of the Canadian Championship will feature 11 clubs, down from 13 last year.