September 28th, 2021

National Sports

Cantlay wins PGA Tour player of the year award over Rahm

By Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press on September 14th, 2021

Patrick Cantlay was voted PGA Tour player of the year on the strength of his four victories, including a one-shot advantage at East Lake that made him the FedEx Cup champion. Tuesday’s announcement was another big step for Cantlay, a 29-year-old Californian who went from being the No. 1 amateur in the world to being ... Read More »

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Scoreboard for Monday, Sept. 13, 2021

By The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

Monday’s Games MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 6 Minnesota 5 Toronto 8 Tampa Bay 1 Houston 15 Texas 1 Seattle 5 Boston 4 National League Miami 3 Washington 0 St. Louis 7 N.Y. Mets 0 San Francisco 9 San Diego 1 L.A. Dodgers 5 Arizona 1 — NFL Las Vegas 33 Baltimore 27 (OT) — ... Read More »

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Guerrero Jr., Bichette homer, Manoah dominates as Blue Jays dump Rays 8-1

By Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

TORONTO – Vladimir Guerrero Jr., hit his 45th home run of the season, Teoscar Hernandez had a career-high five hits and Alek Manoah was dominant over eight innings as the Toronto Blue Jays dumped the Tampa Bay Rays 8-1 on Monday night. Toronto scored four runs in the fourth and tacked on three more in ... Read More »

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Leafs’ Matthews hoping wrist will be ready for season-opener following surgery

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

TORONTO – Auston Matthews was just starting to ramp up his summer training regimen. On the heels of a regular season marked by personal success – and another crushing playoff failure for his Toronto Maple Leafs – the star centre believed issues with a troublesome left wrist were behind him. He was wrong. Matthews underwent ... Read More »

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Vancouver Whitecaps join CF Montreal, Toronto FC in requiring proof of vaccination

By The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

Vancouver Whitecaps fans will have to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to attend home matches come Sept. 25. The MLS team said the requirement for proof of vaccination alongside valid government photo ID is in accordance with a recent B.C. provincial health order. The Whitecaps suggest fans arrive 45 to 60 minutes early to get ... Read More »

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Despite loss, Canadian men unchanged at No. 21 in latest World Rugby rankings

By The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

The U.S. Eagles have returned to No. 16 in the World Rugby rankings in the wake of their 59-50 aggregate win over Canada in Rugby World Cup qualifying play. The Canadian men remained at No. 21. Canada had moved up one place from No. 22 following its 34-21 victory over the U.S. in the first ... Read More »

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Leafs’ Matthews ‘hopeful’ wrist will be ready for season-opener following surgery

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

TORONTO – Auston Matthews is hoping his troublesome left wrist will be ready in time for the start of the new NHL season. The Toronto Maple Leafs star centre, who dealt with the nagging injury much of a pandemic-shortened 2020-21 campaign where he still scored a league-high 41 times in just 52 games, underwent surgery ... Read More »

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Lions CB Okudah has season-ending Achilles tendon injury

By Larry Lage, The Associated Press on September 13th, 2021

Detroit Lions cornerback Jeff Okudah has a season-ending Achilles tendon injury, the team announced Monday. “He will be out for the rest of the year,” Lions coach Dan Campbell said. “I hate it for him, and I hate it for us as a team because he has really been coming around.” Okudah was hurt in ... Read More »

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Slumping Toronto FC could do worse than follow the progress of improving Inter Miami

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

TORONTO – In hosting Inter Miami CF on Tuesday, struggling Toronto FC could do well to take a page out of the second-year MLS team’s book. And hope that it can get to where Phil Neville’s side has got to. After a 2-8-2 start, Miami (8-9-5) has recorded three successive clean sheets, is unbeaten in ... Read More »

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FC Edmonton requires fans to be fully vaccinated or provide negative COVID-19 test

By The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

EDMONTON – FC Edmonton will soon require spectators to be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test before entering Clarke Stadium. The Canadian Premier League club made the announcement on Monday. FC Edmonton said it made the announcement in line with other CPL clubs as well as other local teams, venues and events. The ... Read More »

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