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Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover faces

Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover faces

Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice struggled to blow a whistle while wearing a mask. Barry Trotz couldn't see if one of his New York Islanders players was skating toward him because his mask had helped fog up his glasses.
Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse says he must keep mask on during games

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse says he must keep mask on during games

The image of Nick Nurse tugging his mask down to his chin to yell directions at a player, or to argue a call, has drawn the ire of COVID-19 conscientious Toronto Raptors fans.
Toronto Blue Jays sign president and CEO Mark Shapiro to five-year contract extension

Toronto Blue Jays sign president and CEO Mark Shapiro to five-year contract extension

Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro helped guide a rebuilding effort through most of his tenure with the team. Now he'll get a chance to try to finish the job.
To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games

To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games

TOKYO — Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency last week for Tokyo and surrounding areas.

Canadian Rebecca Marino qualifies for Australian Open after third straight win

DUBAI CITY, United Arab Emirates — Canada's Rebecca Marino has qualified for the Australian Open, securing her first berth in a Grand Slam since 2013.
Badgers coach says Canadian midfielder Victoria Pickett has the talent to go pro

Badgers coach says Canadian midfielder Victoria Pickett has the talent to go pro

Canadian Victoria Pickett, a star midfielder at the University of Wisconsin, looks to take the next step in her soccer career Wednesday evening at the NWSL draft.
Vancouver Canucks sign defenceman Hamonic to one-year, US$1.25-million deal

Vancouver Canucks sign defenceman Hamonic to one-year, US$1.25-million deal

VANCOUVER — Playing for the Calgary Flames, defenceman Travis Hamonic got a close-up view of the Vancouver Canucks' skilled, young talent. Going up against the likes of Elias Pettersson, Quinn Hughes and Bo Horvat wasn't easy, he said.

Canadian soccer player tests positive for COVID-19 on arrival at Florida camp

A Canadian player has tested positive for COVID-19 at the national team camp in Bradenton, Fla. Canada Soccer did not identify the player but said the positive test came during camp arrival screening.
New-look Canadiens primed to make waves: 'We can play pretty much any way you want'

New-look Canadiens primed to make waves: 'We can play pretty much any way you want'

Marc Bergevin joked after the start to a busy, unusual off-season back in October he was going to take a vacation. The general manager of the Montreal Canadiens certainly earned it.

NHL reports 27 positive COVID-19 tests during camps, including 17 from Dallas

The NHL says 27 players returned positive COVID-19 tests during training camps as the league prepares to open its season.