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Former NHL executive Brian Burke invests in his second favourite sport -- rugby

Former NHL executive Brian Burke invests in his second favourite sport -- rugby

TORONTO — Former NHL executive Brian Burke's love for rugby started after his hockey playing career ended. Having won the Calder Cup with the AHL's Maine Mariners in 1978, he started that fall at Harvard Law School.
Leman in limbo waiting for weather to launch start of World Cup ski cross season

Leman in limbo waiting for weather to launch start of World Cup ski cross season

Brady Leman will find out what it's like racing as the reigning Olympic men's ski cross champion, if the season ever starts.
Bahamian forward Leashja Grant thankful for second chance at Lakehead

Bahamian forward Leashja Grant thankful for second chance at Lakehead

TORONTO — One of Canadian university's most dominant players was a grocery cashier at a corner store in Nassau only a couple of seasons ago. U.S.

NLL announces 13th team; New York-based club to start play in 2019-20

PHILADELPHIA — A team in metropolitan New York will join the National Lacrosse League for the 2019-20 season. The league made the announcement in a release Tuesday. The team will become the NLL's 13th franchise.
Moguls star Mikael Kingsbury wins Toronto Star's Lou Marsh Trophy

Moguls star Mikael Kingsbury wins Toronto Star's Lou Marsh Trophy

TORONTO — Freestyle ski star Mikael Kingsbury has won the 2018 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year. He's the first freestyle skier to win the award.
David Shoemaker named chief executive officer of Canadian Olympic Committee

David Shoemaker named chief executive officer of Canadian Olympic Committee

David Shoemaker's inside knowledge of Beijing should be an asset for Canadian athletes competing there in 2022.

Redblacks sign Lattanzio, Feoli-Gudino and Leone through 2019

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks have re-signed defensive lineman Ettore Lattanzio, receiver Julian Feoli-Gudino and punter Richie Leone through the 2019 season.

NHL and Canucks unveil logo for 2019 draft at Rogers Arena

NEW YORK — The logo of the 2019 NHL draft takes its inspiration from one of its host city's celebrated natural landmarks. The NHL and the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday unveiled the logo for next year's draft.
Jayson Stark wins Hall of Fame's Spink Award

Jayson Stark wins Hall of Fame's Spink Award

LAS VEGAS — Jayson Stark, acclaimed for mixing humour with impeccable knowledge during more than four decades of commentary, has won the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing.
David Shoemaker named chief executive officer of Canadian Olympic Committee

David Shoemaker named chief executive officer of Canadian Olympic Committee

David Shoemaker's inside knowledge of Beijing should be an asset for Canadian athletes competing there in 2022.