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Sports' buy-in needed to prevent super-spreader potential: experts

Sports' buy-in needed to prevent super-spreader potential: experts

Sporting venues and games certainly have super-spreader potential but that risk can be minimized with buy-in from all involved, experts said Wednesday. The subject moved into the spotlight after L.A.
Raptors' Terence Davis arrested in New York after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

Raptors' Terence Davis arrested in New York after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

NEW YORK — Toronto Raptors guard Terence Davis was arrested in New York City on Tuesday after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. According to an NYPD statement, the victim visited Davis at the Beekman Hotel in the lower Manhattan area at 8:30 p.m.
Wayne Gretzky reflects on the life, legacy of Joey Moss: 'He gave parents hope'

Wayne Gretzky reflects on the life, legacy of Joey Moss: 'He gave parents hope'

Wayne Gretzky and his teammates used to joke that Joey Moss would be a staple with the Edmonton Oilers long after their playing careers were finished. Turns out those future Hall of Famers had it spot on.
Canadian skateboarder Matt Berger awaits his sport's Olympic debut

Canadian skateboarder Matt Berger awaits his sport's Olympic debut

Matt Berger's grandmother Renee gave him a big-box store skateboard when he was four years old. Berger didn't touch it for over a year, until he was inspired by an older skateboarding cousin to give it a try.
Toronto FC rookie Ifunanyachi Achara looks to help those in need back home in Nigeria

Toronto FC rookie Ifunanyachi Achara looks to help those in need back home in Nigeria

TORONTO — Ifunanyachi Achara is a long way from home. But the Toronto FC rookie is watching Nigeria from a distance, not liking what he sees.
Junior hockey employment lawsuit on thin ice; judges refuse to OK $30-million deal

Junior hockey employment lawsuit on thin ice; judges refuse to OK $30-million deal

TORONTO — A $30-million settlement of three class actions over the alleged failure to pay junior hockey players the minimum wage has been thrown into jeopardy after three judges refused to sign off on the agreement.
2021 Boston Marathon postponed at least until the fall

2021 Boston Marathon postponed at least until the fall

Boston Marathon organizers said Wednesday that the 2021 race won't be run on Patriots Day because of the coronavirus pandemic, the second straight year that it has been moved from the April weekend that was its home for more than a century.
Canadian long-track speedskating team finds temporary home in B.C.

Canadian long-track speedskating team finds temporary home in B.C.

Canada's long-track speedskating team is chasing ice to Fort St. John, B.C. The country's top speedskaters have been without ice in Calgary's Olympic Oval since early September because of a mechanical failure.
American Hockey League's 31 teams aim to open next season in early February

American Hockey League's 31 teams aim to open next season in early February

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The American Hockey League hopes to start its next season in February. The AHL announced Wednesday it is targeting Feb. 5, 2021 as the start date for next season.

Pospisil upsets Auger-Aliassime in all-Canadian clash at Vienna Open

VIENNA — Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil upset Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-5, 7-5 Wednesday in first-round action at the Erste Bank Open. Pospisil, a qualifier at the ATP 500 indoor hardcourt tournament, broke world No.