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AP Source: NHL now focusing on mid-January season start date

Time has all but run out on the NHL’s hope to start the season Jan. 1, with the league and NHL Players’ Association now focusing their discussions on opening play in mid-January, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Friday.

Montreal Impact promote four young midfielders from academy to first team

MONTREAL — Four products of the Montreal Impact's academy system have been promoted to the club's top team.
Toronto Raptors open 72-game season with home game in Tampa against New Orleans

Toronto Raptors open 72-game season with home game in Tampa against New Orleans

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will play host to the New Orleans Pelicans on Dec. 23 in their NBA season opener in their temporary home of Tampa, Fla. The league unveiled the first half of its schedule on Friday. The NBA schedule opens Dec.
Grey Cup MVP, top Canadian Harris among Winnipeg Blue Bombers potential free agents

Grey Cup MVP, top Canadian Harris among Winnipeg Blue Bombers potential free agents

TORONTO — Running back Andrew Harris, who was instrumental in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers ending their Grey Cup drought in 2019, tops the CFL team's list of potential free agents.
Canadian indoor soccer star Ian Bennett headed to the Florida Tropics

Canadian indoor soccer star Ian Bennett headed to the Florida Tropics

Canadian indoor soccer star Ian Bennett has joined the Florida Tropics for the 2020-21 Major Arena Soccer League season.
Bubbles are best: experts say return of sports risky as COVID-19 pandemic continues

Bubbles are best: experts say return of sports risky as COVID-19 pandemic continues

Watching Connor McDavid let a slapshot fly or Fred VanVleet sink a deep three can be a salve to the soul of a sports fan run down by the difficult realities of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Longtime Belleville Bulls, Kingston Frontenacs coach Larry Mavety dies at age 78

Longtime Belleville Bulls, Kingston Frontenacs coach Larry Mavety dies at age 78

There was never a question in Brian Kilrea's mind where he stood with Larry Mavety. "Larry was one of a kind," said Kilrea, the longtime head coach/GM of the OHL's Ottawa 67's. "He was afraid of no one and his word was his bond.
Lyon defender Kadeisha Buchanan named Canadian Women's Player of the Year

Lyon defender Kadeisha Buchanan named Canadian Women's Player of the Year

Canadian Kadeisha Buchanan has been swimming with the sharks for four seasons now, helping anchor the Olympique Lyonnais defence as the French powerhouse cruised to one trophy after another. The hard-nosed centre back from Brampton, Ont.
Forge FC to play CONCACAF Champions League play-in match Tuesday in Honduras

Forge FC to play CONCACAF Champions League play-in match Tuesday in Honduras

TORONTO — Hamilton's Forge FC looks to book its ticket to the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday against CD Marathon in Honduras.
BYU presents tough challenge for Chanticleers, Canadian Makonzo this weekend

BYU presents tough challenge for Chanticleers, Canadian Makonzo this weekend

.The COVID-19 pandemic has presented Canadian Enock Makonzo and upstart Coastal Carolina with their stiffest challenge of the season. The No. 14-ranked Chanticleers (9-0) were scheduled to face No. 25 Liberty (9-1) on Saturday.