U.S. Open tennis without fans an option, but 'unlikely,' USTA says

U.S. Open tennis without fans an option, but 'unlikely,' USTA says

A final decision on whether or not the U.S. Open will be played this season will be made in June. During a conference call with international media Thursday afternoon, Mike Dowse, CEO and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, said they’re fortunate that the tournament is the fourth Grand Slam of the season. “Time is […]

As Schitt's Creek bids farewell, fans cling to its levity and 'humanity'

As Schitt's Creek bids farewell, fans cling to its levity and 'humanity'

It has earned multiple Emmy Award nominations and a celebrity following that includes singer Mariah Carey and NBA star Steph Curry.  Schitt’s Creek wraps its sixth and final season tonight, and its rare dose of good-natured comedy has many fans turning to the Canadian sitcom for respite during particularly dark times. “It’s a show that’s really about […]

Mavs’ owner Mark Cuban says NBA could return, sans fans, by May

Mavs’ owner Mark Cuban says NBA could return, sans fans, by May

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he’s hopeful the NBA can resume playing games on TV, without crowds, by May. “America needs sports right now. We need something to cheer for. We need something to get excited about. We need a team to root for, and I think the NBA can fill that need,” he […]

Viewing parties become victory parties as fans cheer Bianca Andreescu's historic U.S. Open win

Viewing parties become victory parties as fans cheer Bianca Andreescu's historic U.S. Open win

Typically low-key affairs, viewing parties were anything but Saturday after Mississauga tennis star Bianca Andreescu fended off a late rally from Serena Williams at the U.S. Open to win Canada’s first ever Grand Slam singles title. “This is historic,” said a fan at the Ontario Racquet Club in Mississauga, one of several area venues that […]

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