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MLS playoffs to open Nov. 20 with 17 matches ending with Dec. 12 MLS Cup final

MLS playoffs to open Nov. 20 with 17 matches ending with Dec. 12 MLS Cup final

TORONTO — MLS teams will have time to prepare for the playoffs after the regular season closes Sunday. But the schedule will be compressed with the 17-match, 23-day post-season kicking off after the Nov. 9-17 FIFA international match window.
Hubbard, Ogbongbemiga don't have time to feel bad about Cowboys' first loss of season

Hubbard, Ogbongbemiga don't have time to feel bad about Cowboys' first loss of season

Canadians Chuba Hubbard and Amen Ogbongbemiga and the remainder of the Oklahoma State Cowboys don't have the luxury of time to lament their first loss of the season. Texas knocked then No.
Canadians upset Northern Ireland at BetVictor World Cup of Darts in Austria

Canadians upset Northern Ireland at BetVictor World Cup of Darts in Austria

SALZBURG, Austria — Unseeded Canadians Jeff (The Silencer) Smith and Matt (Ginga Ninja) Campbell upset fourth-seeded Northern Ireland 5-2 Friday in first-round action at the BetVictor World Cup of Darts Northern Ireland's Daryl Gurney and Brendan Dol
Aces president confident Ottawa rugby team can succeed despite startup delay

Aces president confident Ottawa rugby team can succeed despite startup delay

Despite having to delay the Ottawa Aces' debut until 2022, president/chairman Eric Perez is confident his new rugby league team has staying power.
Canadian heavyweight Tanner Boser takes on former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski

Canadian heavyweight Tanner Boser takes on former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski

Over the last five months, two trips to Abu Dhabi and one to Las Vegas have forced Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser to spend more than six weeks in quarantine.
Blue Jays outfielder Teoscar Hernandez wins Silver Slugger Award

Blue Jays outfielder Teoscar Hernandez wins Silver Slugger Award

Toronto Blue Jays rightfelder Teoscar Hernandez has won a Silver Slugger Award for the first time in his career. The 28-year-old Hernandez broke out as one of the game's top sluggers in the shortened 2020 season for the Blue Jays.

Canada's Forge FC to meet Haiti's Arcahaie FC next in CONCACAF League quarterfinals

Hamilton's Forge FC will face Haiti's Arcahaie FC in the quarterfinals of the Scotiabank CONCACAF League. The Haitian side advanced Thursday with a 3-1 win over Waterhouse FC in Kingston, Jamaica.
Canadian rugby international Sophie de Goede signs with England's Saracens

Canadian rugby international Sophie de Goede signs with England's Saracens

LONDON — Canadian rugby international Sophie de Goede has signed with England's Saracens. The No. 8 from Victoria, who can also play flanker and lock, captained Canada at the youth level.
Trainer Mark Casse's Breeders' Cup contingent has a definite Canadian flavour to it

Trainer Mark Casse's Breeders' Cup contingent has a definite Canadian flavour to it

He's an American, but trainer Mark Casse will provide a definite Canadian flavour at the Breeders' Cup. Five of the six horses Casse will run at Keeneland have ties to Canada.
Ottawa Aces delay start of play in English rugby league's third tier until 2022

Ottawa Aces delay start of play in English rugby league's third tier until 2022

The fledgling Ottawa Aces, who were set to kick off life in the third tier of English rugby league next year, have decided to postpone play until 2022. The Aces cited the global pandemic as the reason for the delay.