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Raptors Uprising down Nets GC to improve to 7-0 in NBA 2K league esports play

Raptors Uprising down Nets GC to improve to 7-0 in NBA 2K league esports play

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC continued its perfect start to the NBA 2K League esports season, sweeping Nets GC in its best-of-three series Friday to improve to 7-0. The Raptors raced out to an early lead in Game 1 but had to rally to take Game 2.
Racial unrest achingly familiar for Jenkins, other Canadian black athletes

Racial unrest achingly familiar for Jenkins, other Canadian black athletes

TORONTO — As a black baseball player in 1960s America, Fergie Jenkins was often banned from the hotels of his white teammates. There were cities in which he couldn't dine alongside them in the same restaurant.
Canadian Felicia Spencer makes weight ahead of UFC 250 title bout with Nunes

Canadian Felicia Spencer makes weight ahead of UFC 250 title bout with Nunes

LAS VEGAS — Canadian challenger Felicia (Feenom) Spencer and featherweight champion Amanda (Lioness) Nunes both made weight Friday ahead of their 145-pound title clash Saturday night at UFC 250.
Canada's James Hinchcliffe ready for Genesys 300 as IndyCar takes the stage

Canada's James Hinchcliffe ready for Genesys 300 as IndyCar takes the stage

IndyCar is returning to live competition virtually unopposed on television and Canada's James Hinchcliffe is ready to take full advantage. The Oakville, Ont.
Veteran sports commentator Chris Cuthbert jumps from TSN to Sportsnet

Veteran sports commentator Chris Cuthbert jumps from TSN to Sportsnet

The decision to step out of the CFL broadcast booth was difficult for veteran sports commentator Chris Cuthbert. He felt it was time to be a national NHL play-by-play analyst again, when the league emerges from its COVID-19 hiatus.
P.E.I. on verge of resuming soccer, with CPL possibly coming to play

P.E.I. on verge of resuming soccer, with CPL possibly coming to play

It looks like Prince Edward Island will lead the way in Canada's return to soccer, with the Canadian Premier League looking to possibly kick off its pandemic-delayed season in Charlottetown.
Former Lions player Dante Marsh says Canada, CFL were good to him

Former Lions player Dante Marsh says Canada, CFL were good to him

Canada and the CFL were good to Dante Marsh. The five-foot-10, 190-pound cornerback spent 11 of his 12 seasons of professional football with the B.C. Lions (2004-14).
Saturday night's alright for pro bowling, finally, after pandemic-related hiatus

Saturday night's alright for pro bowling, finally, after pandemic-related hiatus

Pro bowling is back, with strikes aplenty expected in its return Saturday after an 11-week-plus absence due to the pandemic. The first-ever PBA Strike Derby, a televised tournament in Jupiter, Fla.
Dive In: Canadian swimmer Savard makes acting debut in Cannes-selected film

Dive In: Canadian swimmer Savard makes acting debut in Cannes-selected film

Canada's Katerine Savard approached her first acting performance with an intensity normally reserved for a big swim meet. It paid off in her debut appearance in "Nadia, Butterfly," a film that was named an official Cannes 2020 selection this week.
Torch passed at Hockey Canada, Davidson reflects on move to Own The Podium

Torch passed at Hockey Canada, Davidson reflects on move to Own The Podium

CALGARY — Melody Davidson says she's received a few text messages telling her "I didn't see this coming.