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Rest of Stroman's season in his hands as blister continues to hinder him

Rest of Stroman's season in his hands as blister continues to hinder him

TORONTO — The rest of Marcus Stroman's 2018 season is in his hands — literally and figuratively.
Winnipeg Jets sign captain Blake Wheeler to a five-year contract extension

Winnipeg Jets sign captain Blake Wheeler to a five-year contract extension

WINNIPEG — Blake Wheeler is locked up to play for the Winnipeg Jets until he’s 37 years old. That's not a daunting number for the team captain, whose five-year contract extension was announced Tuesday.
Thompson, Olynyk, Joseph among Canada's 6 NBA players for World Cup qualifying

Thompson, Olynyk, Joseph among Canada's 6 NBA players for World Cup qualifying

TORONTO — Canadian men's basketball coach Roy Rana will gather a "unique blend" of players, including a half dozen from the NBA, for training camp ahead of Canada's FIBA World Cup qualifying game versus Brazil.

Canadian teen Leylah Fernandez moves on at U.S. Open

NEW YORK — Canada's Leylah Fernandez is heading to the third round of the girls' draw at the U.S. Open. The 15-year-old from Montreal downed Mylene Halemai of France 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday.

Coroner calls for protective nets around arenas following hockey puck death

MONTREAL — The death of a 12-year-old girl after she was struck by a hockey puck has prompted a Quebec coroner to ask the province to study the possibility of installing protective nets in all arenas.
Colin Kaepernick's Nike deal prompts flurry of debate online

Colin Kaepernick's Nike deal prompts flurry of debate online

An endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepernick is prompting a flood of debate online as sports fans react to the apparel giant backing an athlete known mainly for starting a wave of protests among NFL players of police brutality, racial inequa
Two-time Olympian Kim Gaucher happy to be back guiding Canada's basketball women

Two-time Olympian Kim Gaucher happy to be back guiding Canada's basketball women

TORONTO — When Canadian women's basketball veteran Kim Gaucher first considered a return to the national team, she wouldn't let herself think beyond one small training block at a time. The 34-year-old from Mission, B.C.
After captain's criticism, Toronto FC brain trust says team needs to be better

After captain's criticism, Toronto FC brain trust says team needs to be better

TORONTO — While Michael Bradley speaks, people listen — even if they are his bosses.
Danny Williams won't be facing sanctions for his softball team's role in brawl

Danny Williams won't be facing sanctions for his softball team's role in brawl

ST. CROIX, N.S. — Former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Danny Williams will not be facing sanctions for his small role in a weekend dustup in rural Nova Scotia between two men's softball teams, one of which he happens to own.
Three Canadians capture World Tour awards

Three Canadians capture World Tour awards

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Three Canadian beach volleyball players have earned post-season awards from the FIVB World Tour. Heather Bansley of Waterdown, Ont.