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Expansion Seattle Kraken hire Dave Hakstol as first coach

Expansion Seattle Kraken hire Dave Hakstol as first coach

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken hired Dave Hakstol on Thursday as head coach of the expansion franchise that will begin play this fall. Hakstol will take on the challenge of leading the first-year organization in his second head job in the NHL.
Track & field athletes aim for spot on Tokyo team at trials that almost didn't happen

Track & field athletes aim for spot on Tokyo team at trials that almost didn't happen

Between travel restrictions, quarantine requirements and a competition schedule drastically altered by COVID-19, Canada's track and field athletes have faced massive hurdles on the road to Tokyo.
Nashville SC scores late to heap more pain on Toronto FC this season

Nashville SC scores late to heap more pain on Toronto FC this season

NASHVILLE — It's not quite death by a thousand cuts but the pain keeps mounting for Toronto FC this season.
Ray helps Blue Jays win 4th straight by beating Marlins 3-1

Ray helps Blue Jays win 4th straight by beating Marlins 3-1

MIAMI (AP) — Robbie Ray allowed one run in six innings, and three relievers completed a five-hitter as the Toronto Blue Jays earned their fourth victory in a row, beating the Miami Marlins 3-1 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep.
10-man Montreal holds off D.C. United for 0-0 tie

10-man Montreal holds off D.C. United for 0-0 tie

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Clément Diop had five saves for his third shutout of the season and 10-man Montreal held on for a scoreless draw with D.C United on Wednesday night.
World champion Kylie Masse victorious on closing day of Olympic swim trials

World champion Kylie Masse victorious on closing day of Olympic swim trials

TORONTO — The swim team was a force for Canada at the last Summer Olympics in Rio. The squad is shaping up to be just as formidable at next month's Games in Tokyo.
Canadiens' success leading to business boom for Montreal bars after COVID-19 closures

Canadiens' success leading to business boom for Montreal bars after COVID-19 closures

MONTREAL — Kevin Beaudry says there has never been a better time to be operating a restaurant in Montreal.
Goretzka keeps Germany in Euro 2020 after draw with Hungary

Goretzka keeps Germany in Euro 2020 after draw with Hungary

MUNICH (AP) — Leon Goretzka scored late to keep Germany in the European Championship after a 2-2 draw against Hungary on Wednesday.
Ronaldo scores 2 to reach 109 goals, Portugal advances

Ronaldo scores 2 to reach 109 goals, Portugal advances

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties to tie the overall men’s scoring record with 109 goals and Portugal advanced to the round of 16 at the European Championship after a 2-2 draw with France on Wednesday.

Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson likes company's positioning with Bill C-218 clearing Senate

Jim Lawson likes where Woodbine Entertainment is positioned on Canada's changing single-game sports betting landscape.
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