Skip to content

National Sports

Winnipeg Blue Bombers look to clinch home playoff game

Winnipeg Blue Bombers look to clinch home playoff game

TORONTO — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers can secure a home CFL playoff game this weekend. Winnipeg (12-2) can clinch a playoff contest at IG Field with a home win Friday night over the Saskatchewan Roughriders (6-8).
Jays' Manoah honored for defending Kirk after weight barbs

Jays' Manoah honored for defending Kirk after weight barbs

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Alek Manoah has been honored with a sportsmanship award for defending teammate Alejandro Kirk after the catcher was criticized online for his weight.

Canada falls 3-0 to U.S. at women's world volleyball championship

ARNHEM, Netherlands — Canada remains winless at the women's world volleyball championship after dropping a 3-0 decision to the U.S. on Monday. After losing the first set 25-19, the Canadians rallied, only to see the world No.
Sense of continuity at Raptors media day after a couple seasons rocked by pandemic

Sense of continuity at Raptors media day after a couple seasons rocked by pandemic

TORONTO — At this time last year, Nick Nurse had no idea what kind of team he had or how the season might play out, and the Toronto Raptors coach admitted as much.
Roughriders suspend QB Jake Dolegala for one game following impaired driving charge

Roughriders suspend QB Jake Dolegala for one game following impaired driving charge

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders suspended American quarterback Jake Dolegala for one game Monday after he was arrested and charged with impaired driving.
Milano, Demers, DeKeyser, Virtanen among players on PTOs trying to crack NHL rosters

Milano, Demers, DeKeyser, Virtanen among players on PTOs trying to crack NHL rosters

Sonny Milano had a long summer — and not just because his team missed the NHL playoffs.
Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser to miss 3-4 weeks following hand surgery

Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser to miss 3-4 weeks following hand surgery

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks will start the season without Brock Boeser after the right-winger underwent hand surgery. The team announced the news Monday, saying the 25-year-old forward injured himself at training camp in Whistler, B.C.
Former Calgary Dino Deane Leonard now a rookie with NFL's Los Angeles Chargers

Former Calgary Dino Deane Leonard now a rookie with NFL's Los Angeles Chargers

Canadian Deane Leonard has certainly taken the path less travelled to the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers. The 22-year-old cornerback is in his rookie season with the Chargers (1-2). SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif.
Family wisdom and hard work carried Ottawa Senators rookie Mark Kastelic to the NHL

Family wisdom and hard work carried Ottawa Senators rookie Mark Kastelic to the NHL

OTTAWA — The best piece of advice Mark Kastelic received from his grandfather was being told it's not where you start, it's where you finish. Wise words from a wise man who had plenty of hockey knowledge to share with his grandson.
Lou Marsh Trophy, given annually to Canada's top athlete, to be renamed

Lou Marsh Trophy, given annually to Canada's top athlete, to be renamed

TORONTO — The trophy awarded to Canada's athlete of the year is getting a new name.