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3 dead near Michigan country music festival were school pals

3 dead near Michigan country music festival were school pals

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Three young men who likely died from carbon monoxide exposure while camping near a country music festival in Michigan were pals who played high school football together.

Nashville Predators prospect proudly comes out as gay

A Nashville Predators prospect has come out as gay, a milestone moment for the sport of hockey as the first player signed to an NHL contract to make that declaration publicly. Luke Prokop said he was proud to say he is gay.
CBC's Tokyo Olympics coverage will be available on Amazon Prime Video

CBC's Tokyo Olympics coverage will be available on Amazon Prime Video

TORONTO — CBC coverage of the Tokyo Olympics will be available live and on-demand on Amazon Prime Video.
New this week: 'Zola,' 'Ted Lasso,' Leon Bridges’ 3rd album

New this week: 'Zola,' 'Ted Lasso,' Leon Bridges’ 3rd album

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.

Toronto Argonauts trade defensive back Darby to Bombers for offensive lineman Poole

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts dealt defensive back Alden Darby to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Monday for offensive lineman Terry Poole. The five-foot-11, 195-pound Darby spent three seasons with Toronto, starting 40-of-43 career games.
Ayim, Hirayama named Canada's flag-bearers for Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony

Ayim, Hirayama named Canada's flag-bearers for Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony

TOKYO — Women's basketball player Miranda Ayim and men’s rugby sevens player Nathan Hirayama have been named Canada's flag-bearers for the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.
Olympic athlete tests positive in Tokyo days before 1st game

Olympic athlete tests positive in Tokyo days before 1st game

TOKYO (AP) — A third athlete at the Olympic Village in Tokyo has tested positive for COVID-19 with the Czech Republic team reporting the latest case Monday.
Top Olympic sponsor Toyota pulls Games-related TV ads

Top Olympic sponsor Toyota pulls Games-related TV ads

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota won’t be airing any Olympic-themed advertisements on Japanese television during the Tokyo Games despite being one of the IOC’s top corporate sponsors.
Japan girds for a surreal Olympics, and questions are plenty

Japan girds for a surreal Olympics, and questions are plenty

TOKYO (AP) — After a yearlong delay and months of hand-wringing that rippled across a pandemic-inflected world, a Summer Games unlike any other is at hand. It's an Olympics, sure, but also, in a very real way, something quite different.

Ricci brace, Sirois five-save clean sheet give Valour FC 3-0 victory over York United

WINNIPEG — Two goals by Austin Ricci and a league-leading sixth clean sheet for Jonathan Sirois gave Valour FC a 3-0 victory over York United FC in Canadian Premier League play Sunday.