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Four Raptors set to return to active roster after prolonged absence

Four Raptors set to return to active roster after prolonged absence

DETROIT — The Toronto Raptors will get four players back tonight after they were sidelined for nearly two weeks for health and safety protocols.
Waiting game continues for Canadian canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe

Waiting game continues for Canadian canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe

Star Canadian canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe has faced a long list of hurdles on her Olympic journey during this extended quadrennial. Simply qualifying for the 2021 Summer Games has been a challenge for the 13-time world champion.
Sabres fire coach Krueger while in midst of 12-game skid

Sabres fire coach Krueger while in midst of 12-game skid

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Firing Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger on Wednesday represents just the beginning of what could become Kevyn Adams’ major overhaul of an overpriced, underperforming team in the midst of a 12-game skid.
Toronto Blue Jays lose starter Thomas Hatch to injury against Yankees

Toronto Blue Jays lose starter Thomas Hatch to injury against Yankees

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Toronto starter Thomas Hatch exited a pre-season game with right elbow/forearm discomfort and the Blue Jays lost 1-0 to the New York Yankees on Wednesday. The right-hander was pulled in the third inning.
Canadian Denis Shapovalov advances to quarterfinals in Dubai

Canadian Denis Shapovalov advances to quarterfinals in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is heading to the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships after beating Poland's Hubert Hurkacz 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday. The third-seeded Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, Ont.
Ontario sets $2.35 million for OHL post-secondary scholarships as part of initiative

Ontario sets $2.35 million for OHL post-secondary scholarships as part of initiative

TORONTO — The province provided the Ontario Hockey League with $2.35 million Wednesday for teams' post-secondary education programs, but more could be coming to help the league resume play during the COVID-19 pandemic. The $2.

Victor Vazquez reunited with Greg Vanney, this time in L.A. Galaxy colours

Former Toronto FC star midfielder Victor Vazquez returned to Major League Soccer on Wednesday, reunited with head coach Greg Vanney — this time in Los Angeles Galaxy colours.
Islanders captain Anders Lee out for season with knee injury

Islanders captain Anders Lee out for season with knee injury

New York Islanders captain Anders Lee is out for the rest of the season with a right knee injury that requires surgery. General manager Lou Lamoriello said Wednesday that Lee is set for surgery later this week to repair a torn ACL.
Vancouver Canucks claim former Toronto Maple Leafs winger Jimmy Vesey

Vancouver Canucks claim former Toronto Maple Leafs winger Jimmy Vesey

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have claimed winger Jimmy Vesey off waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs. The 27-year-old Vesey has five goals and two assists in 30 games with Toronto this season.
Ottawa Senators acquire goaltender Anton Forsberg off waivers

Ottawa Senators acquire goaltender Anton Forsberg off waivers

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have claimed goaltender Anton Forsberg off waivers from the Winnipeg Jets.