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Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser delivers impressive UFC KO
Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser delivers impressive UFC KO
Yankees, Mets to train in New York if MLB resumes

Yankees, Mets to train in New York if MLB resumes

‘I think New York now is especially attractive, compared to the other states’

Yankees, Mets to train in New York if MLB resumes
Canadian flyweight Gillian (The Savage) Robertson choked out American Cortney (Cast Iron) Casey in the third round on a UFC Fight Night card Saturday. Quebec City middleweight Marc-Andre (Power Bar) Barriault then stopped Poland’s Oskar Piechota late in the second round for his first UFC win after three straight losses. CP photo

Canada’s Gillian Robertson, Marc-Andre Barriault both win in UFC

‘I wanted to be able to display my ground and pound a little bit more’

Canadian flyweight Gillian (The Savage) Robertson choked out American Cortney (Cast Iron) Casey in the third round on a UFC Fight Night card Saturday. Quebec City middleweight Marc-Andre (Power Bar) Barriault then stopped Poland’s Oskar Piechota late in the second round for his first UFC win after three straight losses. CP photo
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Taylor Pendrith became the top-ranked Canadian on the Korn Ferry Tour on Saturday after tying for 14th at the King & Bear Classic. CP photo

Taylor Pendrith becomes top-ranked Canadian on Korn Ferry Tour

Pendrith shot a 3-under 69 in the fourth round of the tournament

Taylor Pendrith became the top-ranked Canadian on the Korn Ferry Tour on Saturday after tying for 14th at the King & Bear Classic. CP photo
Baseball players say talks futile, tell MLB to order return

Baseball players say talks futile, tell MLB to order return

The union’s action Saturday night in a dispute over pay could lead to a season of about 50 games

Baseball players say talks futile, tell MLB to order return
Charles (Air) Jourdain, a 24-year-old from Beloeil, Que., had a good start, lashing Andre (Touchy) Fili’s body with kicks. Fili started to find his range but ended on the canvas when Jourdain nailed him with a left to the head with some 90 seconds remaining in the first round. CP photo

Quebec’s Charles (Air) Jourdain loses close decision on UFC fight card

The judges scored it 28-29, 29-28, 29-28 for the American

Charles (Air) Jourdain, a 24-year-old from Beloeil, Que., had a good start, lashing Andre (Touchy) Fili’s body with kicks. Fili started to find his range but ended on the canvas when Jourdain nailed him with a left to the head with some 90 seconds remaining in the first round. CP photo
Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford listens during a news conference at the Amway Center on Thursday, March 12, 2020 in Orlando, Fla. The NBA has suspended its season ‚Äúuntil further notice” after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league’s owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

‘Use our platform’: NBA coaches saying change must occur

Many players and coaches have spoken out in recent days following the death of George Floyd

Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford listens during a news conference at the Amway Center on Thursday, March 12, 2020 in Orlando, Fla. The NBA has suspended its season ‚Äúuntil further notice” after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league’s owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Thoroughbreds are finally off and running at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto

Thoroughbreds are finally off and running at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto

“This means a lot to me because it’s my first win in Canada”

Thoroughbreds are finally off and running at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto
Canada’s Davies helps Bayern top Fortuna 5-0 to take 10-point Bundesliga lead
Canada’s Davies helps Bayern top Fortuna 5-0 to take 10-point Bundesliga lead
NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume
NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume
Bobby Joe Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student has died. AP photo
Bobby Joe Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student has died. AP photo
The Match: Champions for Charity is a chance to see Tiger Woods swing a golf club for the first time in 98 days. AP photo

Out of the Woods: Tiger emerges for TV match with Lefty, QBs

Live golf is on television for the second straight Sunday

The Match: Champions for Charity is a chance to see Tiger Woods swing a golf club for the first time in 98 days. AP photo
Canada’s NHL teams have offered season-ticket holders rebate or refund options in acknowledgment that no more 2019-20 regular-season games will be played in front of fans in their respective buildings. CP photo

Canada’s NHL teams offer options to season-ticket holders

2019-20 regular-season games will not be played in front of fans

Canada’s NHL teams have offered season-ticket holders rebate or refund options in acknowledgment that no more 2019-20 regular-season games will be played in front of fans in their respective buildings. CP photo
Raptors Uprising are 4-0 to open the esports league’s third campaign, turning heads one-quarter of the way through the regular season. CP photo

With Kenny Got Game leading the way, Raptors Uprising GC on early-season roll

‘We’re confident against any team. The teams are preparing for us, they’re scouting for us’

Raptors Uprising are 4-0 to open the esports league’s third campaign, turning heads one-quarter of the way through the regular season. CP photo
Just four matches after losing his five-setter against Roger Federer at the Australian Open, John Millman was having to scramble to find a practice court. AP photo

Millman back in practice after backyard tennis in pandemic

With Australian authorities managing to contain the spread of the virus, the lockdown is being eased

Just four matches after losing his five-setter against Roger Federer at the Australian Open, John Millman was having to scramble to find a practice court. AP photo
WHO head urges global unity to help make Tokyo Olympics safe

WHO head urges global unity to help make Tokyo Olympics safe

It will not be easy to make next year’s Tokyo Olympics a safe global gathering

WHO head urges global unity to help make Tokyo Olympics safe
In a return to official live tournament golf after the coronavirus epidimic, Park Hyun-kung shot a final-round 67 Sunday to win the Korean Ladies Professional Golf tournament by one stroke. AP photo

Park Hyun-kyung wins Korean title in return to live golf

The tournament was played without fans and with players using hand sanitizers

In a return to official live tournament golf after the coronavirus epidimic, Park Hyun-kung shot a final-round 67 Sunday to win the Korean Ladies Professional Golf tournament by one stroke. AP photo
UFC’s return could provide blueprint for other pro leagues

UFC’s return could provide blueprint for other pro leagues

The UFC has two more fight nights scheduled this week in Jacksonville, beginning Wednesday

UFC’s return could provide blueprint for other pro leagues
Chiefs among centerpieces of NFL slate as they chase repeat

Chiefs among centerpieces of NFL slate as they chase repeat

‘We have the opportunity to compete against some of the great teams in this league’

Chiefs among centerpieces of NFL slate as they chase repeat
Canadian Felicia (Feenom) Spencer’s on-again off-again title challenge against UFC featherweight champion Amanda (Lioness) Nunes has been confirmed for UFC 250. CP photo

Canadian Felicia (Feenom) Spencer gets new date for UFC title challenge

Matchup announced during Saturday’s broadcast of the UFC 249 undercard in Jacksonville, Fla.

Canadian Felicia (Feenom) Spencer’s on-again off-again title challenge against UFC featherweight champion Amanda (Lioness) Nunes has been confirmed for UFC 250. CP photo