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Vancouver Island junior hockey team will change name to respect First Nations

Vancouver Island junior hockey team will change name to respect First Nations

SAANICH, B.C. — A Junior B hockey team on Vancouver Island is changing its name in a show of respect to First Nations. The owners of the Saanich Junior Braves say a process has been started to develop a name that upholds the team's core values.

Wild hire former Canucks draft guru Brackett to lead amateur scouting staff

The Minnesota Wild have named Judd Brackett as director of amateur scouting. The announcement comes nine days after Brackett's 12-year run with the Vancouver Canucks's scouting staff officially came to an end.
MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action Wednesday night.
Maryland governor: Probably time to change Redskins name

Maryland governor: Probably time to change Redskins name

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he believes the name of Washington’s professional football team “probably should be changed," though he supported the team's name when he ran for governor in 2014.
'Heartbreaking day' - Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs

'Heartbreaking day' - Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs

Stanford was already facing some difficult financial choices as it tried to support one of the nation's largest athletics departments.
With opener fast approaching, Montoyo says Jays are hungry and ready to play

With opener fast approaching, Montoyo says Jays are hungry and ready to play

After a few days of silence from the Toronto Blue Jays as their summer training camp got underway, manager Charlie Montoyo shed some light Wednesday on the team's workout sessions and preparations for the 60-game regular season that's fast approachin
Games are restarting, but few reporters will be there

Games are restarting, but few reporters will be there

Many familiar pregame sights won't be back when baseball and the NBA return later this month. Managers won't exchange lineup cards at home plate and basketball lineup introductions won't feature special high fives.

Toronto FC 2 pulls out of USL League One season due to global pandemic

Toronto FC's reserve side has withdrawn from the 2020 USL League One season due to the global pandemic and accompanying travel restrictions.
Hall of Fame induction top career accomplishment for former Stampeder Cornish

Hall of Fame induction top career accomplishment for former Stampeder Cornish

He's appreciative of the nomination, but Jon Cornish won't lose sleep wondering if he'll be named to the CFL's all-decade team.

Montreal Impact take on New England Revolution in MLS tournament opener

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact have a chance for a repeat performance when their Major League Soccer season resumes on Thursday.