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Stampeders receiver coach McDaniel taking COVID-19 pandemic in stride

Stampeders receiver coach McDaniel taking COVID-19 pandemic in stride

The uncertainty around the 2020 CFL season has been a curse and boon for Marquay McDaniel. The COVID-19 outbreak has delayed the start of McDaniel's first year as the Calgary Stampeders' receivers coach.
Sportsnet considering computer-generated imagery, pumped-in noise if NHL resumes

Sportsnet considering computer-generated imagery, pumped-in noise if NHL resumes

Rogers Sports & Media president Jordan Banks said he's determined to give viewers the energy and real-time reaction of a regular NHL broadcast if hockey resumes play in empty arenas this summer.

Former Olympian Horn-Miller part of Water Polo Canada diversity task force

OTTAWA — Water Polo Canada says former Olympic women's team co-captain Waneek Horn-Miller will be part of a new diversity task force to fight systemic racism and make the organization more inclusive.
NHL pares down hub city shortlist, Canadian sites still in the running

NHL pares down hub city shortlist, Canadian sites still in the running

The NHL has begun winnowing its possible locations to resume the season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but all three potential Canadian cities are still in the running.
Veteran forward Chris Thorburn retires after 801-game NHL career

Veteran forward Chris Thorburn retires after 801-game NHL career

TORONTO — Chris Thorburn, a veteran NHL forward known for his physical presence, announced his retirement Monday. Thorburn, a six-foot-three, 235-pound native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

IIHF confirms Nova Scotia host of 2021 women's world hockey championship

HALIFAX — The International Ice Hockey Federation has confirmed Halifax and Truro, N.S., will host the 2021 women's world hockey championship.
TFC star striker Jozy Altidore back, training by himself alone during quarantine

TFC star striker Jozy Altidore back, training by himself alone during quarantine

TORONTO — All of Toronto FC's players are back at the club's north Toronto training centre with the return of star striker Jozy Altidore. The U.S.
Virus cases at Djokovic's event put sports under scrutiny

Virus cases at Djokovic's event put sports under scrutiny

BELGRADE, Serbia — Novak Djokovic’s charity tennis exhibition series, combined with an overall softening of coronavirus restrictions in Serbia and Croatia, has been followed by an increase in the number of positive cases among professional athletes.

Toronto Arrows lose New Zealand back Sam Malcolm to Japan's Kamaishi Seawaves

TORONTO — New Zealand back Sam Malcolm is leaving the Toronto Arrows to join the Kamaishi Seawaves in Japan.
Dimitrov positive for COVID-19, exhibition event cancelled

Dimitrov positive for COVID-19, exhibition event cancelled

Grigor Dimitrov said Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the cancellation of an exhibition event in Croatia where top-ranked Novak Djokovic was scheduled to play. Dimitrov, ranked No.