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OHL Roundup: Philip Tomasino leads IceDogs past Wolves 6-3 in season opener

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Philip Tomasino scored twice, including the eventual winner, as the Niagara IceDogs doubled the Sudbury Wolves 6-3 on Thursday in the first Ontario Hockey League game of the season.
Senators, star defenceman Thomas Chabot agree to eight-year contract extension

Senators, star defenceman Thomas Chabot agree to eight-year contract extension

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators believe the future looks a lot brighter after signing star defenceman Thomas Chabot to an eight-year, US$64-million contract extension Thursday.

Nearly 1,500 die from opioid overdoses last year in Ontario, up from 2017

TORONTO — Newly released numbers show nearly 1,500 Ontarians died from opioid overdoses last year, a fact some harm-reduction workers are attributing to an increasingly tainted supply of street drugs.

Paul Beirne to step down as CPL president at conclusion of debut season

TORONTO — Paul Beirne is stepping down as president of the Canadian Premier League at the end of the season. The league said Beirne will be leaving in November "to pursue a club opportunity." It did not elaborate.

Man charged for allegedly trying to kill raccoon with garden tools

ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. — Police in Elliot Lake, Ont., have charged an elderly man for allegedly trying to kill a trapped raccoon with a pitch fork and pail of water. They say a neighbour heard screeching coming from a backyard and saw the scene unfold.
Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson elevates game for Argos

Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson elevates game for Argos

TORONTO — It seems as McLeod Bethel-Thompson goes, so go the Toronto Argonauts. After starting the season 0-6, Toronto has gone 2-3 in its last five games.

Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson elevates game for Argos

TORONTO — It seems as McLeod Bethel-Thompson goes, so go the Toronto Argonauts. After starting the season 0-6, Toronto has gone 2-3 in its last five games.
Guard Isaiah Taylor signs with Toronto Raptors

Guard Isaiah Taylor signs with Toronto Raptors

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed guard Isaiah Taylor. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The six-foot-three, 170-pound Taylor has averaged 6.3 points, 2.9 assists and 17.

TTC settles lawsuit, apologizes to black man pinned to sidewalk by fare inspector

Toronto's transit authority has apologized to a black man who was pinned to the ground and forcibly detained by fare inspectors last year, pledging Thursday to "do better" when it comes to battling conscious and unconscious racial bias.

Toronto Maple Leafs sign draft pick Nicholas Robertson to entry-level contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Nicholas Robertson to a three-year, entry-level contract on Thursday. The 18-year-old originally from Pasadena, Calif.
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