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Toronto-born Raptor Oshae Brissett thankful for time spent with baby daughter

The NBA shutdown provided a silver lining for new dad Oshae Brissett. The 22-year-old from Toronto might have been in the thick of another long Raptors playoff run had COVID-19 not shut down sports around the world in mid-March.
MLS MVP Carlos Vela will skip LAFC's trip to Orlando tourney

MLS MVP Carlos Vela will skip LAFC's trip to Orlando tourney

LOS ANGELES — Major League Soccer MVP Carlos Vela will not accompany Los Angeles FC to the league's return tournament in Orlando this month.
Peruvian Adrian Ugarizza leaves York 9, looks to find a place to play back home

Peruvian Adrian Ugarizza leaves York 9, looks to find a place to play back home

TORONTO — York 9 FC has parted ways with Peruvian forward Adrian Ugarizza, who had yet to play in a game with the CPL side after signing in February.
Trump criticizes Redskins, Indians for weighing name changes

Trump criticizes Redskins, Indians for weighing name changes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday criticizing a pair of sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality.
Wolfpack forced to wait on whether relegation will be on the table in 2020

Wolfpack forced to wait on whether relegation will be on the table in 2020

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack, currently at the bottom of the Betfred Super League standings at 0-6-0, will have to wait a little longer to find out whether relegation will be taken off the table in the 2020 pandemic-disputed season.
Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick will be featured in a documentary series produced by ESPN Films as part of a first-look deal with The Walt Disney Co. The deal between Kaepernick’s production arm, Ra Vision Media, and The Walt Disney Co. was announced Monday.
Jays' McGuire fined after pleading no contest to disorderly conduct charge

Jays' McGuire fined after pleading no contest to disorderly conduct charge

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Toronto Blue Jays catcher Reese McGuire has pleaded no contest to a disorderly conduct charge — a second-degree misdemeanour — and paid fines totalling US$500 stemming from a February incident in Florida.
NHL says 35 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since June 8

NHL says 35 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since June 8

NEW YORK — The NHL says 35 players have tested positive for the novel coronavirus over roughly the past month.
Whitecaps loan Canadian youth international centre back to Atletico Ottawa

Whitecaps loan Canadian youth international centre back to Atletico Ottawa

OTTAWA — The Vancouver Whitecaps have loaned Canadian youth international Gianfranco Facchineri to expansion Atletico Ottawa of the Canadian Premier League until the end of September. The 18-year-old centre back from Windsor, Ont.
FIFA: Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto lone Canada candidates cities for 2026 World Cup

FIFA: Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto lone Canada candidates cities for 2026 World Cup

The FIFA representative leading the review of candidate cities for the 2026 World Cup says Edmonton, Montreal and Toronto are the only sites under consideration in Canada.