CFL team sponsor threatens to cut ties unless Edmonton changes name

One of the sponsors of the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos says it will cut ties with the team unless it changes its name. Longtime sponsor belairdirect, a car and home insurance company, said Tuesday the team's name, which has been used since the late 19th century, is no longer appropriate."One of our core values is respect, which…

Curling Canada unveils sweeping changes in return-to-play guidelines

CurlingThe most notable changes involving game play in curling include the use of one sweeper during games, no sweeping the opposition's stone behind the tee-line and new markings on ice for non-throwing team members to be stationed.'Curling will look a bit different this upcoming season'The Canadian Press · Posted: Jul 07, 2020 12:42 PM ET…

Coronavirus: Here's what's happening in the sports world on Tuesday

The latest on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sports around the globe: Women's British Open to be held without fans in August Nets guard Dinwiddie opts out of NBA restart after 2nd positive test Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has virus BMX world championships cancelled for this year Liberty's Asia Durr to miss WNBA season due to virus…

Blue Jays open camp at Rogers Centre amid reports player has tested positive for COVID-19

Summer training camp kicked off quietly for the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday as most of the team returned to Rogers Centre to resume preparations for a shortened regular season while several players remained in Florida after another reported positive COVID-19 case. Players were scheduled to participate in private workouts after arriving in the city…