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Mackenzie Tour waiting for border to reopen as golf courses allowed to start play

Mackenzie Tour waiting for border to reopen as golf courses allowed to start play

TORONTO — Golf may be returning to Canada soon, but the nation's professional golf tour is still waiting to see what happens next.
UK government keen on EPL resuming in June, with conditions

UK government keen on EPL resuming in June, with conditions

MANCHESTER, England — The Premier League received government backing on Thursday to resume next month — if games become more accessible to fans shut out of stadiums and the world's richest soccer competition spreads its wealth more across the English
Canucks' Demko says being off the ice during pandemic can be 'overwhelming'

Canucks' Demko says being off the ice during pandemic can be 'overwhelming'

Thatcher Demko doesn't have many complaints about his personal circumstance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Holed up just outside San Diego, Calif.

Ontario Soccer stalwart Gary Miller passes away at 63 of a heart attack

TORONTO — Gary Miller, director of soccer operations for Ontario Soccer and a member of Canada Soccer's technical committee, has died at the age of 63. An Ontario Soccer spokesman said Miller died Wednesday of a heart attack.
Victoria to remain host of Olympic basketball qualifying tournament

Victoria to remain host of Olympic basketball qualifying tournament

VICTORIA — Canada's men's basketball team will still get a chance to qualify at home for an Olympic berth.
UFC fighter Anthony Smith takes a beating, loses tooth and then hands it to ref

UFC fighter Anthony Smith takes a beating, loses tooth and then hands it to ref

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UFC light-heavyweight contender Anthony (Lionheart) Smith lived up to his nickname Wednesday, taking a beating that included him handing one of his teeth to the referee mid-fight.

Mexican UFC fighter keeps going despite horrific leg injury on Jacksonville card

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UFC fans got more than they bargained for when Mexican Gabriel (Moggly) Benitez's shin was split open in a decision loss to Omar (Venezuelan Fighter) Morales on the undercard of a UFC Fight Night card Wednesday.

Canadian bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras loses UFC bout in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — American Sijara (Sarj) Eubanks used her superior striking to earn a unanimous decision over Canadian bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras on a UFC Fight Night card Wednesday.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back saves woman and her dog from Red River

Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back saves woman and her dog from Red River

WINNIPEG — A quick reaction from a football player in the Canadian Football League may have saved a woman and her dog from a watery fate.
Florida governor willing to host teams for restart of sports

Florida governor willing to host teams for restart of sports

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida is willing to be a restart site for professional sports leagues, just like Arizona, when play resumes following shutdowns caused by the new coronavirus.