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November 16, 2018 12:29 AM Rock cancels first two games as players, owners still in labour dispute

The Toronto Rock’s first two games of the National Lacrosse League season have been cancelled in the wake of a contract dispute between the league and its player’s association. Toronto games at Buffalo, Dec. 1, and Vancouver, Dec. 8, have scratched, the league said in a statement Thursday. According to the statement, the NLL and the player’s association 6

November 15, 2018 11:47 PM NFL provides University of Calgary $12M for concussions research

Emery says research will evaluate risk factors, look at how to predict recovery and gauge effectiveness of concussion prevention across multiple sports including hockey, rugby, football, lacrosse, wrestling, soccer, basketball, volleyball and cheerleading. “We will recruit over 6,000 high school students across 60 schools nationally and we will follow 6

August 17, 2018 1:50 AM Alberta ready to join B.C. and Ontario as junior A lacrosse powerhouse

“It’s growing and we’re getting better and everybody’s contributing,” said Vetere, who pointed to the 2016 Minto Cup as an example of Alberta’s growth as a lacrosse power. That year the Mountaineers beat a team from both Ontario and British Columbia in the same event for the first time in history. “We have a lot of coaches and ex-players that are coming 22

July 10, 2018 11:45 PM Canadian lacrosse team was unified by labour standoff

NETANYA, Israel — Canada will begin its defence of its world lacrosse title with precious little preparation time on the field. But players say team unity is already ironclad after joining together in a labour standoff with the Canadian Lacrosse Association. The Canadians didn’t have a full roster playing together until last week’s training camp, but just a couple 26

June 21, 2018 12:57 PM U.S. universities quiet on ties to team doctor in sexual abuse inquiry

The resume says he was a medical resident at Rutgers from 1974-75; a research fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School and Boston’s Peter Bent Brigham Hospital from 1975-77; and a fellow in sports medicine at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston before becoming an Ohio State assistant professor. The resume also lists him as a “physician for university 20

May 16, 2018 10:11 PM Talks stall between Canadian Lacrosse Association, players` association

The NLTPA also informed the CLA that until their conditions were met, they would not play for Canada in any tournament. The men’s field world championships is the first tournament on the calendar since the strike began. Although the CLA has made an offer to the NLTPA, it is only for the 34 players in the top tier of the senior men’s field team pool. Those 28

February 17, 2018 10:09 PM Drake puts spotlight on Canadian hockey player Sarah Nurse

Drake, the chart-topping musician and Toronto-based sports fan, posted an Instagram story that paid flirty tribute to the Canadian winger, competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Laura Schuler, the head coach of Canada’s women’s Olympic hockey team, interrupted practice to deliver a message on Saturday. “We’re here to win a gold medal 92

December 20, 2017 1:50 AM Canadian field lacrosse pioneer Dave Huntley dies at 60

Huntley was a driving force behind the evolution of field lacrosse in Canada over the past four decades. OTTAWA—Canadian field lacrosse pioneer Dave Huntley died at the age of 60 on Monday, the Canadian Lacrosse Association has announced. Huntley, from Toronto, was a driving force behind the evolution of field lacrosse in Canada over the past four decades 36

November 27, 2017 9:17 PM Maple Leafs at Calgary Flames: Game preview

The Flames’ Jaromir Jagr and Leafs’ Patrick Marleau represent over 3,500 games played and over 40 combined seasons of NHL service. Hockey fans continue to enjoy watching Jagr suit up, whose career continues to roll along at age 45. A living legend, Jagr has appeared in 14 of the Flames’ 22 games to date, with a goal and five assists. He’s played 1,725 career 37

August 29, 2017 7:25 PM Toronto's Air Canada Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena

Name of the home of the Maple Leafs and the Raptors to change on July 1, 2018 The home of the NHL's Maple Leafs and NBA's Raptors will become Scotiabank Arena next year under a 20-year sponsorship agreement between Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment and Scotiabank. Air Canada has held the naming rights to the arena since it opened on Feb. 19, 1999. "For the past 18 years 61