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Indigenous activist pleased to hear Cleveland's baseball team planning name change

Indigenous activist pleased to hear Cleveland's baseball team planning name change

Indigenous activist Douglas Cardinal applauded the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday for planning to change their team name and predicted it could have a "ripple effect" on other clubs with similar monikers.
Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith advances at William Hill World Darts Championship

Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith advances at William Hill World Darts Championship

LONDON — Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith held on to down Irish teenager Keane Barry 3-1 Tuesday in the first round of the William Hill World Darts Championship. The win assures the 45-year-old from Hampton, N.B.
Canada's Kellett gets full-time ride on A.J. Foyt Racing for the 2021 IndyCar season

Canada's Kellett gets full-time ride on A.J. Foyt Racing for the 2021 IndyCar season

Dalton Kellett wants to keep learning as an IndyCar driver. The Canadian will get that chance as he returns to A.J. Foyt Racing as a full-time driver for the 2021 season. He'll drive Foyt's second car behind four-time champion Sebastien Bourdais.
Canada Soccer honours Tony Waiters with award, inducts Bob Sayer into Hall of Fame

Canada Soccer honours Tony Waiters with award, inducts Bob Sayer into Hall of Fame

At 79, Bob Sayer has more than a few stories about Canadian soccer. A favourite dates back to 1982 when he and Tony Waiters broke into a stadium in the Azores to settle a bet.
Police make arrests after theft of Wayne Gretzky memorabilia from his father's home

Police make arrests after theft of Wayne Gretzky memorabilia from his father's home

BRANTFORD, Ont. — Police say they have made two arrests after Wayne Gretzky memorabilia was stolen from the home of the hockey legend's father. The Gretzky family reported the souvenirs were stolen from the Brantford, Ont.
Olympic champion Wiebe to wrestle for bronze at Individual World Cup

Olympic champion Wiebe to wrestle for bronze at Individual World Cup

BELGRADE, Serbia — Canada's Erica Wiebe will wrestle for bronze in the women's 76-kilogram event at United World Wrestling's Individual World Cup. Wiebe, a Stittsville, Ont.
York United FC signs Colombian attacking midfielder Sebastian Gutierrez

York United FC signs Colombian attacking midfielder Sebastian Gutierrez

TORONTO — York United FC has signed Colombian attacking midfielder Sebastian Gutierrez. The 23-year-old, the first signing since the CPL team rebranded from York 9 FC, has agreed to a deal through 2021 with options for two more years.
VanVleet scores 23 points in Raptors' 112-109 pre-season win at Charlotte

VanVleet scores 23 points in Raptors' 112-109 pre-season win at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Fred VanVleet knocked down a three-pointer at the halftime buzzer with Gordon Hayward in his face, then jogged toward the locker-room with a grin.
AP Interview: Indians owner says name won't change in 2021

AP Interview: Indians owner says name won't change in 2021

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians are changing their name — they just don't know to what or when.
Washington pulls out of Pac-12 title game, replaced by Ducks

Washington pulls out of Pac-12 title game, replaced by Ducks

SEATTLE — Washington has pulled out of the Pac-12 football championship game due to COVID-19 issues in the Huskies program, and Oregon will now play No. 13 USC for the conference title on Friday instead.