Skip to content

National Sports

Desperate Flames scratch Neal, juggle lines for Game 5 of series with Avalanche

Desperate Flames scratch Neal, juggle lines for Game 5 of series with Avalanche

CALGARY — Facing elimination and requiring an offensive spark, the Calgary Flames scratched playoff veteran James Neal to make room for Austin Czarnik in Friday night's Game 5 against the Colorado Avalanche.

Toronto Wolfpack rally from early 12-0 deficit to bash Barrow Raiders

BARROW-IN-FURNESS, United Kingdom — Blake Wallace and Gareth O'Brien scored three tries apiece as the Toronto Wolfpack rallied from a 12-0 deficit Friday to beat Barrow Raiders 52-26 in Betfred Championship rugby league play.
Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless
Foligno, Lehner and Thornton named finalists for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Foligno, Lehner and Thornton named finalists for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

NEW YORK — Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno, New York Islanders goalie Robin Lehner and San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton were named finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Friday.
Rebecca Marino to face Karolina Muchova in Fed Cup World Group playoff opener

Rebecca Marino to face Karolina Muchova in Fed Cup World Group playoff opener

PROSTEJOV, Czech Republic — Canada's Rebecca Marino will meet Karolina Muchova of the top-ranked Czech Republic in the opening rubber of their Fed Cup World Group playoff on indoor red clay at the Agrofert Arena.

Tracey scores a pair in Canada's 7-4 win over Switzerland at U18 worlds

UMEA, Sweden — Brayden Tracey scored two goals and added an assist as Canada defeated Switzerland 7-4 in preliminary round play at the world under-18 hockey championship.
Stingy Montreal defence in form entering road matchup against Philadelphia Union

Stingy Montreal defence in form entering road matchup against Philadelphia Union

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact have shown they can still compete without star player Ignacio Piatti, and they'll need to keep that up for at least two more games.
Woobine jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva has tough act to follow in 2019

Woobine jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva has tough act to follow in 2019

TORONTO — Jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva has a tough act to follow in 2019. His own. The 43-year-old Brazilian registered a record 237 wins at Woodbine Racetrack last year.

Canadian cyclist Worley blazes own trail as voice for gender diversity in sport

Kristen Worley remembers glancing down onto the street from the 19th storey window of the Ontario Human Rights in the heart of Toronto's financial district. Around her sat some of the most powerful people in Olympic sport.
Votto hits 1st career leadoff homer in Reds' 4-1 win

Votto hits 1st career leadoff homer in Reds' 4-1 win

SAN DIEGO — Joey Votto didn't wait long to make an impact as the Cincinnati Reds' leadoff batter Thursday night.