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Coronavirus: CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie could be making better use of time

Posted on 30 April 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government and the Canadian Football League (CFL) is exploring financial support as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Canadian Press reported that the CFL is seeking up to $150 million in federal assistance.
League commissioner Randy Ambrosie said the proposal involves $30 million now to manage the impact the novel c ...

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Toronto Raptors: Coach Nurse praises young core for stepping-up after Kawhi

Posted on 24 April 2020

Raptors head coach, Nick Nurse, in a recent interview with TSN’s Kate Beirness credited the team's success without Kawhi Leonard, to his budding core and his ability to grab opportunities made available to the team. "Everybody's kinda taken a step forward and I think a lot of that has come about just because of opportunity," Nurse said, quoted on TSN. He further praised his team memb ...

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Toronto Raptors’ Masai Ujiri reveals his continued great relationship with Kawhi

Posted on 24 April 2020

Anything is possible, right? So how do you feel about the possibility of Kawhi Leonard making his way back to the Toronto Raptors? Sounds crazy, yeah? But not impossible! Not after Raptors president Masai Ujiri revealed in a recent Twitter interview with TNT’s Ernie Johnson on the official NBA Twitter account,that he shares a much deeper relationship with Leonard than a lot of p ...

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CFL moves start of season due to Coronavirus

Posted on 08 April 2020

CFL is moving the start of its season due to the coronavirus.
However, it is becoming questionable if the CFL will have a season at all with on-going developments.
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MLB considers empty ballpark season start in Arizona

Posted on 07 April 2020

The idea of beginning the Major League Baseball season in the Phoenix area in May without a crowd was discussed by the players’ association and the league on Monday. Following the postponement of the campaign which was announced by MLB on March 12th, the two parties are looking at possible solutions and the notion of putting all teams - including Canadian outfit Toronto Blue Jays - in Ariz ...

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Coronavirus cancels Ottawa Race Weekend

Posted on 30 March 2020

Ian Fraser, Executive Director of Run Ottawa has just released the following statement that Tamarack's Ottawa Race Weekend has been cancelled as a result of COVID-19 -

"Over the past few weeks, the team at Run Ottawa has been consulting regularly with sponsors, partners, contractors, volunteer coordinators, city officials and public health agencies. Due to the ongoing restrictions resulting ...

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Commissioner Randy Ambrosie floats idea for new CFL playoff format

Posted on 17 February 2020

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie has a new idea for post-season seeding in the three-down league. Ambrosie shared the possibility during his first Randy’s Road Trip stop in Ottawa Saturday night. “Major League Baseball is thinking about changing its playoff format where more teams would be involved. Here’s an idea that’s been floated. The first-place teams in the East and West would ...

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How Technology Is Changing the World of Sports

Posted on 11 September 2019

There is a lot of money to be made in the field of sports, therefore, sporting administrators constantly worry about the impact any changes to their sports may have on viewers. If there are no viewers, the sporting world may suffer because most sports have become packaged products to be sold on live TV and watched by millions of people all over the world. For this reason, the introduction of ...

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Canada might be headed for its best-ever Basketball World Cup

Posted on 16 July 2019

Canada’s Toronto Raptors have had a promising year so far, and this year could rightfully be considered their most promising year in Canadian history.  The Raptors have become a buzzword for most basketball fans. After winning the NBA Championship, the team, and fans think they can take it a step further. Canada has never won the FIBA world cup, and with the Raptors being the most pro ...

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Toronto Raptors: Hernandez, Davis, Joins Summer League

Posted on 15 July 2019

The Raptors had not imagined that upcoming basketball star, Dewan Hernandez, who had averaged 11.4 points and 6.6 rebounds in 32 games as a sophomore at Miami University and seemed to be on his way up draft boards for 2019, would still be available for the NBA draft. But the rising star had been available due to twice being declared ineligible to play his junior season by the NCAA because of ...