Sport Ice falling from CN Tower threatens Royals at Jays, report says

21:15  16 april  2018
21:15  16 april  2018 Source:   Sporting News

Royals reliever grabs bus steering wheel in emergency situation

  Royals reliever grabs bus steering wheel in emergency situation Blaine Boyer helped steer the Royals' team bus to safety after the windshield shattered, cutting the driver's face.The Royals were on two buses in icy Toronto Sunday night when ice flew off the first bus and struck the windshield of the second bus, according to Rustin Dodd of The Atlantic.

Several large sheets of ice fell from the CN Tower Thursday morning, hitting vehicles parked below. Police confirm to CP24 there are no reported injuries. The statement also says that engineers visually monitor the top of the CN Tower each day along with high-angle experts.

At least one car was damaged by sheets of ice falling from the tower . Vella says CN security checked out the area. Trump threatens to veto budget, raising risk of government shutdown.

The Blue Jays' game Monday against the Royals in Toronto is being threatened by ice blowing off the roof of CN Tower on the Rogers Centre, the Kansas City Star reported.

The game, scheduled for 7 p.m. ET, could become the rare contest in a dome to be postponed because of weather.

Royals reliever grabs bus steering wheel in emergency situation

  Royals reliever grabs bus steering wheel in emergency situation Blaine Boyer helped steer the Royals' team bus to safety after the windshield shattered, cutting the driver's face.The Royals were on two buses in icy Toronto Sunday night when ice flew off the first bus and struck the windshield of the second bus, according to Rustin Dodd of The Atlantic.

At least one car was damaged by sheets of ice that fell from Toronto's CN Tower today, but no one was hurt. Vella says CN security checked out the area. Building engineers were consulted and they say everything is safe. Report Typo or Error|Send Feedback.

Startling video shows ice falling from the building in a scene eerily similar to debris falling from the twin towers on 9/11. The distinctive design of the building — the nation’s tallest skyscraper at 1,776 feet — made matters worse, witnesses said .

The Jays, with CN Tower and Toronto Police, said they were assessing conditions around the stadium, presumably trying to determine whether ice from the tower could conceivably endanger fans making their way into Rogers Centre or had caused structural damage to the dome that will make the surface unplayable.

Falling ice forced Toronto police on Monday to close CN Tower, according to the Toronto Star, which added that falling ice caused a hole in the Rogers Centre's retractable roof above right field, and that snow was on the playing field inside.

a group of people sitting around a baseball field: Rogers Centre © (Getty Images) Rogers Centre

The story is only the latest in an odd April in which 22 games, including Monday's Patriots Day game in Boston between the Orioles and Red Sox, have been postponed in the young season, the most in April — with two weeks to go in the month — since 26 were postponed in 2007, USA Today noted.

The Royals' home game Sunday against the Angels also was postponed because of weather.

Skoglund to start at Toronto after Sunday's postponement .
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