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Blue Jays place Hernandez on injured list due to possible COVID exposure

DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Toronto Blue Jays have placed outfielder Teoscar Hernandez on the injured list due to exposure to a positive COVID-19 case with a close contact outside of the team.
QMJHL hopes to start playoffs later this month, while two WHL teams press pause

QMJHL hopes to start playoffs later this month, while two WHL teams press pause

MONTREAL — The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League announced a playoff plan in the midst of a COVID-19 suspension for all Quebec-based teams on Friday, while two teams in the Western Hockey League are halting activities following a positive test.
Canucks players 'mostly on the other side' of COVID outbreak: GM

Canucks players 'mostly on the other side' of COVID outbreak: GM

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks are recovering from the NHL's worst COVID-19 outbreak and believe they can complete the pandemic-condensed season.
Injured Canada captain Christine Sinclair forced to leave Wales friendly

Injured Canada captain Christine Sinclair forced to leave Wales friendly

CARDIFF, United Kingdom — Captain Christine Sinclair, playing her first game for Canada in more than a year, was injured in the first half of a friendly against Wales on Friday.
Canadian welterweight Rory (Red King) MacDonald gets new opponent for PFL debut

Canadian welterweight Rory (Red King) MacDonald gets new opponent for PFL debut

Canadian welterweight Rory (Red King) MacDonald has a new opponent for his Professional Fighters League debut April 29. The PFL confirmed Friday that Curtis (Curtious) Millender (18-6-0) is replacing David (Bulldawg) Michaud for the 2021 season.
Balancing Olympic training, med school 'a learning experience' for Canadian cyclist

Balancing Olympic training, med school 'a learning experience' for Canadian cyclist

VANCOUVER — Canadian cyclist Annie Foreman-Mackey didn't want to squeeze training for the Tokyo Olympics into the hectic schedule of a first-year medical school student.
Buffalo Bisons head to New Jersey to start season, opening door for Toronto Blue Jays

Buffalo Bisons head to New Jersey to start season, opening door for Toronto Blue Jays

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bisons will relocate to Trenton, N.J., for the start of the 2021 season, clearing the path for the Toronto Blue Jays to return to the home of their triple-A affiliate.
Rowers return to St. John's lake, organizers hopeful historic regatta will too

Rowers return to St. John's lake, organizers hopeful historic regatta will too

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — There will be rowers gliding across Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John's this summer, but it's not yet known if they'll be able to compete in the city's historic regatta. In a lakeside boathouse shrouded in fog Friday, Royal St.
Toronto Raptors waive guard Patrick McCaw, a member of 2019 championship team

Toronto Raptors waive guard Patrick McCaw, a member of 2019 championship team

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have waived guard Patrick McCaw. The 25-year-old McCaw has been limited to five games this season because of a knee injury.
Japan imposes new virus measures in Tokyo ahead of Olympics

Japan imposes new virus measures in Tokyo ahead of Olympics

TOKYO — Japan announced Friday that it will raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo to allow tougher measures to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Summer Olympics.