WNBA selects Toronto as Canada’s 1st franchise in women’s pro league

Toronto will be home to Canada’s first Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) team, the league officially announced Thursday. Kilmer Sports Ventures, headed by Toronto businessman Larry Tanenbaum, was awarded the league’s 14th franchise. The as-yet-unnamed team will begin to play in May 2026. “This team is Canada’s team,” Tannenbaum said at a news conference Thursday. […]

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Jansen leads Jays to 9-3 win over White Sox

TORONTO – Danny Jansen was celebrating the beginning of his Victoria Day with a pancake breakfast when he found out he would be hitting second in the Toronto Blue Jays batting order for the first time in his career. The catcher responded with a three-hit, five-RBI outing that included a two-run, seventh-inning homer in the […]

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Atkins preaches patience as Jays struggle

TORONTO – Ross Atkins isn’t happy with the Blue Jays record, but he wants fans to know that there’s a sense of urgency in Toronto’s clubhouse that might not be apparent to people outside the organization. The Blue Jays general manager addressed reporters at Rogers Centre on Saturday, hours before Toronto hosted the Tampa Bay […]

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Green, Francis, Rodriguez to appear in triple-A

Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Three of the Blue Jays’ relief pitchers have scheduled appearances with Toronto’s triple-A affiliate as they recover from injuries. Chad Green and Bowden Francis will pitch for the Buffalo Bisons on Sunday. Yariel Rodriguez will take the mound for Buffalo on Tuesday. Toronto manager John […]

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