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NHL adds game-day rapid testing to stem COVID-19 outbreaks

NHL adds game-day rapid testing to stem COVID-19 outbreaks

The NHL is adding game-day rapid tests for players, team personnel and on-ice officials as part of a series of expanded safety protocols unveiled Thursday in its latest bid to stem potential COVID-19 outbreaks.
David Phelps agrees to $1.75M deal with Blue Jays

David Phelps agrees to $1.75M deal with Blue Jays

TORONTO — Right-hander David Phelps and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a $1.75 million, one-year contract. Phelps, 34, went 2-4 with a 6.53 ERA in 22 relief appearances with Milwaukee and Philadelphia last season.
Tensions rising: NHL multigame series ratchet up animosity

Tensions rising: NHL multigame series ratchet up animosity

It turns out Saturday night was all right for fighting between Arizona and St. Louis. Monday night, too. Coyotes and Blues players dropped the gloves in both games, which were the third and fourth consecutive against each other.
Stay of proceedings for ex-gymnastics coach facing sex assault charges in Montreal

Stay of proceedings for ex-gymnastics coach facing sex assault charges in Montreal

MONTREAL — A former gymnastics coach facing assault and sex assault charges received a stay of proceedings Thursday due to major issues with the notes of a police investigator.
MLSE diversity, inclusion executive looking to make a difference inside and out

MLSE diversity, inclusion executive looking to make a difference inside and out

TORONTO — Teri Dennis-Davies is looking to make a difference. And the new senior vice-president, equity, diversity and inclusion at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment wants to do it inside and outside the sports and entertainment behemoth.
Bruins postpone O'Ree honours until '22 so fans can be there

Bruins postpone O'Ree honours until '22 so fans can be there

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins will wait to retire the number of pioneering Black hockey player Willie O’Ree until next year so that they can raise his No. 22 banner to the rafters with fans in the building.
Canadian receiver Natey Adjei inks deal with Montreal Alouettes

Canadian receiver Natey Adjei inks deal with Montreal Alouettes

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes have signed Canadian receiver Natey Adjei. A third-round pick in the 2013 CFL draft, Adjei has split six seasons in the CFL between Toronto and Edmonton.

CFL Players' Association nets partnership to make players more accessible

The CFL Players' Association is making its membership more accessible to fans digitally after agreeing to a new partnership.
Canadian snowboarder Eliot Grondin wins bronze at world championship

Canadian snowboarder Eliot Grondin wins bronze at world championship

IDRE FJÄLL, Sweden — Canada's Eliot Grondin has captured a bronze medal at the world snowboard cross championship. The 19-year-old from Sainte-Marie, Que., finished behind winner Lucas Eguibar of Spain and Alessandro Haemmerle of Austria on Thursday.
Toronto Blue Jays claim Dominican right-hander Joel Payamps off waivers

Toronto Blue Jays claim Dominican right-hander Joel Payamps off waivers

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed right-hander Joel Payamps off waivers from the Boston Red Sox. To make room on the 40-man roster, right-hander Shun Yamaguchi has been designated for assignment.
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