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Toronto FC still a team under construction as 2019 MLS season kicks off

Toronto FC still a team under construction as 2019 MLS season kicks off

TORONTO — Ask Toronto FC president Bill Manning what he heard from supporters in the off-season and the answer is simple. "They're saying we don't want to sit through another season where we're not making the playoffs," he said.

Video captures Carey Price comforting young fan whose mother recently died

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price is being praised as a "class act" after he stopped rinkside to talk to a boy whose mother recently died of cancer.
Call for bids to revive 2021 Francophonie Games after New Brunswick axes event

Call for bids to revive 2021 Francophonie Games after New Brunswick axes event

The International Organization of La Francophonie is relaunching its call for bids for the 2021 Francophonie Games, a month after New Brunswick pulled the plug on hosting the event.

Abel and Citrini-Beaulieu win silver at FINA Diving World Series in Japan

SAGAMIHARA, Japan — Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu opened the FINA Diving World Series with a silver medal on Friday while fellow Canadians Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay won bronze. Abel, from Laval, Que.

Russia to bar athletes drinking beer at doping tests

MOSCOW — A beer with your urine sample? No longer in Russian sports. Citing "aggressive" athletes and interference with drug-testing results, Russia has barred sportspeople from drinking alcohol when they're tested for banned substances.
Blue Jays reportedly sign pitchers Clay Buchholz, Bud Norris to contracts

Blue Jays reportedly sign pitchers Clay Buchholz, Bud Norris to contracts

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly signed free-agent pitchers Clay Buchholz and Bud Norris, according to multiple reports. Buchholz started 16 games for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, going 7-2 with a 2.01 earned-run average.

Canadian Bianca Andreescu advances to semifinals at Mexican Open

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Canadian Bianca Andreescu advanced to the semifinals at the Mexican Open on Thursday. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., defeated China's Saisai Zheng 7-6 (3), 6-1 to reach the tournament's final four. Andreescu, ranked No.

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Richardson scores 4 goals in Coyotes' 5-2 win over Canucks

Richardson scores 4 goals in Coyotes' 5-2 win over Canucks

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Brad Richardson didn't take his normal pregame nap Thursday — and he might consider passing up the extra shut-eye moving forward.