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Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He’s now, officially, a Hall of Famer. And he’s got plenty of elite company in the 2020 class, one that may be as glitzy as any. Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash on Jan.

Teammates Nelson and Fimis taken Nos. 1 and 2 in OHL's Priority Selection Draft

TORONTO — Teammates Ty Nelson and Pano Fimis were the top two picks in the Ontario Hockey League's Priority Selection Draft. Nelson, a 16-year-old defenceman from the Greater Toronto Hockey League's Toronto Jr.
Harper, Matz latest MLBers to contribute to virus relief

Harper, Matz latest MLBers to contribute to virus relief

NEW YORK — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper and New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz are the latest baseball players to make donations to coronavirus relief efforts.

Calgary ban on public events includes Flames, Stampeders should leagues restart

Calgary's ban on public events until June 30 includes NHL and CFL games should those leagues resume before then, the city's mayor said Friday.
Sens offer use of CTC, other facilities to Ontario government amid pandemic

Sens offer use of CTC, other facilities to Ontario government amid pandemic

The Ottawa Senators have offered the Canadian Tire Centre, the building's nine adjacent parking lots, and three other community arenas affiliated with the team to the Ontario government for temporary use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wickens hopes iRace will be 1st step back on IndyCar journey

Wickens hopes iRace will be 1st step back on IndyCar journey

INDIANAPOLIS — Robert Wickens never gave up on his dreams. When his Formula One hopes fizzled, Wickens worked his way back through the ranks to compete in the IndyCar Series.
CFLPA playing role of educator with membership during COVID-19 pandemic

CFLPA playing role of educator with membership during COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Brian Ramsay and the CFL Players' Association to adopt the role of educators.

FIFA extends men's age limit for Tokyo Olympic soccer tournament due to virus

GENEVA — FIFA has extended the age limit for the men’s soccer tournament at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic. The amended Olympic rule on Friday retains the "players born on or after Jan.
Raptors president Ujiri alleges he was assaulted by deputy at NBA Finals

Raptors president Ujiri alleges he was assaulted by deputy at NBA Finals

TORONTO — Raptors president Masai Ujiri alleges he was assaulted by a sheriff's deputy before a shoving altercation between the two men at Oakland's Oracle Arena during last year's NBA Finals.
Raptors coach Nurse '100 per cent' committed to Canada's push for Olympic spot

Raptors coach Nurse '100 per cent' committed to Canada's push for Olympic spot

TORONTO — Three weeks into global basketball's shutdown, Nick Nurse isn't just missing one team but two.