Canadian men’s Olympic hockey team a work in progress

Canadian men’s Olympic hockey team a work in progress

After its latest get together at the Channel One Cup in Moscow, the Canadian men’s Olympic hockey team remains a shapeless bunch. A handful of candidates have distinguished themselves, but with exactly 60 days remaining until Canada opens up the men’s tournament at the Winter Games against Switzerland in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Feb. 15, […]

Canadian gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker faces multiple sex-related charges

Canadian gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker faces multiple sex-related charges

By The Canadian Press Fri., Dec. 15, 2017 SARNIA, ONT.—Dave Brubaker, the women’s national team director of Gymnastics Canada, faces multiple sex-related charges. Sarnia Police said in a statement that Brubaker was charged Friday with one count of invitation to sexual touching, three counts of sexual interference, three counts of sexual exploitation, and three counts […]

MLSE strikes deal to buy Toronto Argos

MLSE strikes deal to buy Toronto Argos

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, which already owns the Maple Leafs, Raptors and Toronto FC, is adding the CFL’s Argonauts to its portfolio. MLSE announced Wednesday it has an agreement to buy the Grey Cup champions. There was already some cross-ownership. MLSE chairman Larry Tanenbaum’s holding company, the Kilmer Group, jointly owned the Argonauts with […]

Canadiens loan Victor Mete to Canada’s world junior team

Canadiens loan Victor Mete to Canada’s world junior team

Canada’s world junior hockey selection camp is getting some NHL flavour. The Montreal Canadiens on Monday announced they were releasing defenceman Victor Mete to join the camp, which runs Tuesday through Friday in St. Catharines, Ont. “We’ve made the decision … to give him an opportunity to participate in a very beneficial experience for his development,” […]

Yankees, Marlins agree to trade for Giancarlo Stanton: sources

Yankees, Marlins agree to trade for Giancarlo Stanton: sources

By Ronald BlumThe Associated PressSteven Wine Sat., Dec. 9, 2017 A person familiar with the negotiations says the Yankees and Marlins have agreed to a deal that would send slugger Giancarlo Stanton to New York, pending a physical. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the teams hadn’t announced […]

Virtue, Moir trail after short dance at Grand Prix Final

Virtue, Moir trail after short dance at Grand Prix Final

Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are in the unfamiliar territory at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya, Japan. Rather than leading the pack following Thursday’s short dance competition, the duo are in second place heading into Friday’s free dance. French skaters Gabriella Papdakis and Guillaume Cizeron are in first place with a score […]

Staying on the attack key for the Maple Leafs

Staying on the attack key for the Maple Leafs

A few insights could be gleaned from Mike Babcock’s post-practice rat-a-tat with the media Monday. For one, the coach isn’t a fan of rationalizing Mitch Marner’s six-game pointless streak as the product of bad bounces, even if Marner had just spent time with reporters lamenting his recent run of rotten puck luck. “I don’t believe […]

Late-arriving Leafs fall to Canucks

Late-arriving Leafs fall to Canucks

VANCOUVER—The ceremony was nice, even beautiful. A proud, heartfelt essay voiced by fellow Swede and former Vancouver Canucks captain Marcus Naslund. The presentation of a silver puck from teammate Derek Dorsett, who was forced to retire this week due to a spinal condition. Daniel Sedin’s wife and kids. Sedin hit 1,000 points this week, and […]

Watch Canada compete in rugby 7s from Dubai

Watch Canada compete in rugby 7s from Dubai

Click on the video players below beginning on Friday at 12 a.m. ET to watch live action from the World Rugby Sevens Series opener in Dubai. Canada’s women’s team opened with a 19-0 win over Spain, followed up by defeating Ireland 31-0 and then earned a 31-14 win over Fiji to go 3-0 in Pool C on […]

Manchester United’s high-octane offence makes short work of Watford

Manchester United’s high-octane offence makes short work of Watford

By Steve DouglasThe Associated Press Tues., Nov. 28, 2017 So often lauded for its defensive strength, Manchester United issued another reminder of its attacking talent by scoring four goals in a Premier League game for the sixth time this season. On the receiving end this time was Watford, which had already been pummeled 6-0 by […]

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