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Bergevin doesn't see downside to NHL return experience as club returns to ice

Bergevin doesn't see downside to NHL return experience as club returns to ice

BROSSARD, Que. — Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin abided by the code of silence imposed by the NHL, declining to comment on a report about potential positive COVID-19 cases on his club.
'The time has come:' Manitoba mayor calls on hockey team to change name

'The time has come:' Manitoba mayor calls on hockey team to change name

MORDEN, Man. — Brandon Burley felt his chest tighten as news spread that Washington's National Football League team is going to change its controversial name.
Oilers honour memory of Colby Cave prior to first practice returning to play

Oilers honour memory of Colby Cave prior to first practice returning to play

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers returned to the ice Monday, but not before taking time to remember and pay tribute to teammate Colby Cave, who died in April after suffering a brain bleed.
Experts believe Edmonton will change its CFL team name

Experts believe Edmonton will change its CFL team name

As pressure mounts for professional sports teams to shed racist or stereotypical names, experts believe the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos will soon announce a name change.
Jets captain Wheeler understands anxiety around NHL's return-to-play plan

Jets captain Wheeler understands anxiety around NHL's return-to-play plan

Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler understands why some NHL players might be reluctant to return to action while the world is still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top Blue Jays prospect Nate Pearson could open season as starter

Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Chase Anderson's oblique injury could open the door for one of baseball's top prospects to open the season in the team's starting rotation.

FC Dallas, Nashville SC players cleared to travel return home from Florida

Members of FC Dallas and Nashville SC cleared by doctors to travel returned to Texas and Tennessee, respectively, on Monday.

Calgary Flames flicker back to life with lopsided groups at camp

CALGARY — After a few passing and battle drills to shake out the cobwebs, the majority of the Calgary Flames dove back into game-like scenarios Monday.

Another race called off: Toronto Waterfront Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19

TORONTO — COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of Canada's biggest marathon. The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, which was scheduled for Oct.
Whitecaps finally about to see action at MLS is Back Tournament in Florida

Whitecaps finally about to see action at MLS is Back Tournament in Florida

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — There have been no surprises for Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos so far at the MLS is Back Tournament. "It's pretty much what I thought. Teams are not ready to play," he told a virtual news conference Monday.