The Nepean minor hockey association has put their programming on pause, as a result of the new provincial  restrictions in covid19 hotspots

Effective at midnight last night the NMHA  has stopped all activities until the end of the emergency order.

While the association says this is disappointing, it looks forward to  welcoming players back when it is safe and feasible.

All provincial university competitive sports have been cancelled for this school year.

Ontario University Athletics made the announcement saying all sports finals are cancelled until the end of March.

The chair of the board says the health of its athletes, coaches, administrators and fans are their number one priority, so the decision was made.

Meanwhile, the Ottawa Gee Gee’s have announced five of their  football team have tested positive.

In a statement to the students newspaper, the school received reports that some football players were not following self-isolation rules.

As a result, all training sessions, workouts and  meetings are cancelled until further notice.

Marcel Ozuna hit two home runs and an R-B-I double as the Atlanta Braves beat the L-A Dodgers 10-2 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Clayton Kershaw returned from back spasms and started strong before a six-run sixth inning ended his night, and his team’s hopes. He allowed seven hits and four earned runs in five-plus innings of work. Atlanta leads the National League Championship Series. 3-1.

With the season on the line, Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros came through again in Game 5 of the A-L Championship Series. Facing elimination for the second straight game, Correa went deep in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Astros won 4-3 to cut Tampa Bay’s lead to 3-2 in the best-of-seven series.

Tyrrell Hatton tied the course record with a 7-under 65 for a one-shot lead at the C-J Cup at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. Nick Taylor of Abbotsford, B-C is the top Canadian following a 1-under 71. No one had a tougher day than U-S Open runner-up Matthew Wolff, who didn’t make a birdie in his round of 80.

The New York Rangers agreed to two-year contracts with defenceman Tony DeAngelo and goaltender Alexandar Georgiev. DeAngelo’s deal is worth $9-point-6 million dollars U-S and Georgiev’s $4-point-8-5 million. The 24-year-old DeAngelo is coming off his best year as a pro, setting career highs with 15 goals and 53 points. He tied for fourth among N-H-L defencemen in goals and points last season.

Just days after severing ties with the New York Jets, running back Le’Veon Bell has signed a one-year deal with the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. Bell originally signed a four-year, $52 million dollar U-S deal with the Jets last off-season. But he wasn’t thrilled with his role and was let go Tuesday with New York 0-and-5.

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