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Five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend

Five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend

Here are five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend: TIPOFF TIME All three Canadians currently in the WNBA will be on the same court on Friday night.
Golf community livid about Ontario government extending ban on sport

Golf community livid about Ontario government extending ban on sport

Chris Barber can't help but think Ontario Premier Doug Ford has something against golf. Barber, the executive professional/GM at The Landings Golf Course and Teaching Centre in Kingston, Ont.
Lindholm, Tkachuk lead Calgary Flames in 4-1 win over Vancouver Canucks

Lindholm, Tkachuk lead Calgary Flames in 4-1 win over Vancouver Canucks

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames downed the visiting Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday in a battle of clubs trying to salvage positives from their seasons.
LaVine, Markkanen lead Bulls past Raptors, 114-102

LaVine, Markkanen lead Bulls past Raptors, 114-102

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 24 points, Lauri Markkanen added 20 and the Chicago Bulls beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 114-102 on Thursday night.
Troy Ryan to coach Canadian women's hockey team in 2022 Winter Olympics

Troy Ryan to coach Canadian women's hockey team in 2022 Winter Olympics

CALGARY — Troy Ryan has been rewarded for his patience. He'll be the head coach of Canada's women's hockey team in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The 49-year-old from Spryfield, N.S.
ESPN, MLB agree to 7-year rights extension through 2028

ESPN, MLB agree to 7-year rights extension through 2028

ESPN could be rewarded with additional playoff games under its new deal with Major League Baseball. Walt Disney Company and MLB announced a seven-year extension of their rights agreement Thursday.
Forge FC sign veteran Canadian international defender Dejan Jakovic

Forge FC sign veteran Canadian international defender Dejan Jakovic

HAMILTON — CPL champion Forge FC has signed veteran defender Dejan Jakovic. The 35-year-old centre back will replace fellow Canadian international David Edgar, who retired at the end of last year and is now a Forge assistant coach.
Canadian men to open Gold Cup this summer with three games in Kansas City

Canadian men to open Gold Cup this summer with three games in Kansas City

Canada will open this summer's Gold Cup in Kansas City with games against Martinique, a qualifier and the United States. CONCACAF announced Thursday the schedule for its championship tournament, which features a new preliminary stage.

Diversity training, gender parity needed in hockey in Nova Scotia: report

HALIFAX — A diversity task force says anti-racism training and greater diversity at the organization level will contribute to making hockey more inclusive in Nova Scotia.
Bo Bichette leads resilient Blue Jays past Braves again, 8-4

Bo Bichette leads resilient Blue Jays past Braves again, 8-4

ATLANTA (AP) — Bo Bichette hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied yet again to beat Atlanta 8-4 on Thursday and sweep six games from the Braves this season. Atlanta outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr.