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Canada defeats Coventry in run-up to Rugby World Cup repechage tournament

COVENTRY, England — Canada defeated Coventry 35-12 Monday for its second win against English club opposition in the run-up to the Rugby World Cup repechage tournament.
Max Pacioretty nearing return from injury with Montreal visit looming

Max Pacioretty nearing return from injury with Montreal visit looming

TORONTO — Max Pacioretty was never bothered by life in the spotlight. Some of the questions he faced daily as captain of the Montreal Canadiens — especially when things weren't going well — were another story.
'Eddie the Eagle' among Olympians cheering for a Calgary 2026 bid at rally

'Eddie the Eagle' among Olympians cheering for a Calgary 2026 bid at rally

CALGARY — Mayor Naheed Nenshi says the naysayers have been winning the debate over whether Calgary should hold the Winter Olympics in 2026, but there's still time to change the narrative before a non-binding vote on the bid next Tuesday.
A look at three Canadians who made their mark in the world of indoor soccer

A look at three Canadians who made their mark in the world of indoor soccer

TORONTO — A new chapter in Canadian indoor soccer opens Dec. 1 when the Mississauga MetroStars open life in the Major Arena Soccer League. A look at some Canadians who have already made their mark in indoor soccer: Hector Marinaro Jr.
Mississauga MetroStars take first step, saying time is right for indoor soccer

Mississauga MetroStars take first step, saying time is right for indoor soccer

TORONTO — The Mississauga MetroStars hope to do what the Toronto Shooting Stars and Toronto ThunderHawks couldn't do — establish a foothold for pro indoor soccer in the Toronto area.
'We don't quit': Early season success no surprise for Vancouver Canucks players

'We don't quit': Early season success no surprise for Vancouver Canucks players

VANCOUVER — Young stars are blazing a new trail for the Vancouver Canucks and defying the flagging expectations that loomed over the team heading into the season.
CFL alters celebration rule after Gott beer chug, prohibiting alcohol, drugs

CFL alters celebration rule after Gott beer chug, prohibiting alcohol, drugs

TORONTO — The CFL wants to make sure Jon Gott's beer-chugging touchdown celebration doesn't become a regular occurrence.
Former Canadian Football League player Josh Boden is accused of murder

Former Canadian Football League player Josh Boden is accused of murder

VANCOUVER — A former wide receiver with the Canadian Football League's B.C. Lions has made his first court appearance following a charge of second-degree murder more than nine years after a woman's death.
Jets forward Lemieux suspended two games for illegal check to the head

Jets forward Lemieux suspended two games for illegal check to the head

NEW YORK — The NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets forward Brendan Lemieux for two games for an illegal check to the head of Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck.
Shaquille O'Neal, Ken Jeong team for reality TV comedy pilot

Shaquille O'Neal, Ken Jeong team for reality TV comedy pilot

LOS ANGELES — Shaquille O'Neal and Ken Jeong are trying out as comedy teammates. TBS said it has ordered a reality series pilot that will test the pair's ability to take on odd jobs.