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Scouting football during pandemic presents many challenges for CFL personnel

Scouting football during pandemic presents many challenges for CFL personnel

It cost the CFL it's 2020 campaign. Now the COVID-19 pandemic is creating challenges for football personnel to prepare for next season. Many CFL scouts would usually be on the road now evaluating Canadian and American university talent.

Canada's Peter Polansky loses qualifying opener at French Open

PARIS — Canada's Peter Polansky was eliminated in the first round of French Open qualifying on Tuesday after dropping a 7-6, 6-0 decision to Argentina's Leandro Mayer. Polansky, from Thornhill, Ont.
Andreescu out for rest of tennis season to focus on health and training

Andreescu out for rest of tennis season to focus on health and training

TORONTO — Bianca Andreescu says she is taking the remainder of the tennis season off to focus on her health and training. The Canadian tennis star made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter.

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime advances to second round in Hamburg

HAMBURG — Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime advanced to the second-round of the Hamburg Open clay-court tennis tournament with a 6-2, 7-6 (2) win over Italian Lorenzo Sonego on Tuesday.
Canada's Brad (Superman) Katona to fight for EMC bantamweight title in October

Canada's Brad (Superman) Katona to fight for EMC bantamweight title in October

Canadian bantamweight Brad (Superman) Katona, winner of Season 27 of "The Ultimate Fighter," has signed with Europe's Elite MMA Championship (EMC) and will fight for its 135-pound title next month.

Jeff steps down as FC Edmonton coach, will stay on in player development role

EDMONTON — Jeff Paulus is stepping down as head coach of FC Edmonton, but is staying on with the CPL team as manager of player development. Edmonton placed last in the group stage of the recent Island Games, finishing eighth with an 0-6-1 record.
Hamilton's Forge FC draws El Salvador side in CONCACAF League play

Hamilton's Forge FC draws El Salvador side in CONCACAF League play

MIAMI — CPL champion Forge FC has been drawn against El Salvador's CD Municipal Limeno in the preliminary round of the 2020 Scotiabank CONCACAF League.

Tokyo needs to convince sponsors Olympics will really happen

TOKYO — The only thing more difficult than staging next year's Tokyo Olympics in a pandemic might be convincing sponsors to keep their billions of dollars on board in the midst of economic turbulence and skepticism.

Monday's Games

Monday's Games NHL Stanley Cup Final Tampa Bay 3 Dallas 2 (Series tied 1-1) --- NFL Las Vegas 34 New Orleans 24 --- MLB American League L.A. Angels 8 Texas 5 Cleveland 7 Chicago White Sox 4 Tampa Bay 2 N.Y. Mets 1 Toronto 11 N.Y.
Rookie Alejandro Kirk has HR, 4 hits, Jays beat Yankees 11-5

Rookie Alejandro Kirk has HR, 4 hits, Jays beat Yankees 11-5

BUFFALO, N.Y.