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Game 7 Showdown: Marlies and Stars set for decisive game of Calder Cup final

Game 7 Showdown: Marlies and Stars set for decisive game of Calder Cup final

TORONTO — The Toronto Marlies plan to stick with goaltender Garret Sparks for Thursday's decisive Game 7 of the Calder Cup final against the Texas Stars.

Canadian soccer coach John Herdman says hosting World Cup gives country clarity

TORONTO — The prospect of coaching a World Cup on home soil helped draw John Herdman to leave his New Zealand coaching job to take over the Canadian women.

CPL commissioner hopes to capitalize on 'rising tide effect' from 2026 World Cup

TORONTO — For an upstart league looking to generate buzz ahead of its kickoff next spring, the timing of the 2026 World Cup host announcement appears to be ideal for the Canadian Premier League.
Canadian politicians welcome opportunity to host World Cup games

Canadian politicians welcome opportunity to host World Cup games

TORONTO — The chance to co-host the 2026 World Cup is an opportunity to put Canada on the world stage, politicians said Wednesday after soccer's international governing body voted in favour of a joint North American bid for the event.
Supply and demand allowing Canadian CFL offensive linemen to prosper

Supply and demand allowing Canadian CFL offensive linemen to prosper

TORONTO — The salary cap era in the CFL has been good for Canadian offensive linemen. In the pass-happy league, starting quarterbacks have always been the most important players and therefore the highest paid.
Edmonton aiming to make the final cut on 2026 World Cup host city competition

Edmonton aiming to make the final cut on 2026 World Cup host city competition

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson says it's exciting that North America has won the bid to host the 2026 World Cup, but he says the work is now just beginning.
World Cup 2026: A primer on the expanded tournament coming to North America

World Cup 2026: A primer on the expanded tournament coming to North America

The 2026 World Cup has been awarded to Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. FIFA, the world governing body of soccer, now takes over the tournament, working with the three countries.
North American bottom line translates into winning 2026 World Cup bid

North American bottom line translates into winning 2026 World Cup bid

In the end, money talked. FIFA's member associations had 11 billion reasons to say yes to the joint bid from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup.
Nick Nurse's 1st boss says Raptors made the right move in making him head coach

Nick Nurse's 1st boss says Raptors made the right move in making him head coach

TORONTO — Eldon Miller said just five people showed up for the first players meeting he held as head basketball coach at Northern Iowa. One of them was Nick Nurse.
Toronto mayor says chance to co-host World Cup a 'good investment'

Toronto mayor says chance to co-host World Cup a 'good investment'

TORONTO — The mayor of one of the Canadian cities expected to co-host the 2026 World Cup says the opportunity to take part in the event represents a good investment.