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Canadian hockey star Caroline Ouellette officially retires from national duty

Canadian hockey star Caroline Ouellette officially retires from national duty

CALGARY — Four-time Olympic gold-medallist Caroline Ouellette has officially retired as a player from Canada's senior women's hockey team. Hockey Canada made the announcement in a release Tuesday.

Four expansion teams begin stocking their roster in NBA 2K League expansion draft

Raptors Uprising GC and the other 16 existing esports teams can lose just one player each in Wednesday's NBA 2K League expansion draft.

As NBA 2K League holds expansion draft, MLSE looks to expand esports presence

While expansion franchises Atlanta, Minnesota, Brooklyn and Los Angeles Lakers start stocking their rosters in the NBA 2K League expansion draft Wednesday, the people behind Raptors Uprising GC are looking to expand their esports presence in Toronto.
Ottawa Senators place forward Zack Smith on waivers

Ottawa Senators place forward Zack Smith on waivers

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have placed forward Zack Smith on waivers. Smith has three years remaining on a four-year, US$13-million dollar contract extension he signed in January 2017. The 30-year-old native of Maple Creek, Sask.
Jones and Homan are the early favourites on Canadian women's curling scene

Jones and Homan are the early favourites on Canadian women's curling scene

A fresh quadrennial means new faces, different lineups and several unanswered questions on the Canadian women's curling scene. Olympic representative Rachel Homan has a new coach. World champion Jennifer Jones has a new teammate.
Ward, Jennings, Burnham named CFL top performers for Week 15

Ward, Jennings, Burnham named CFL top performers for Week 15

TORONTO — Ottawa kicker Lewis Ward and B.C. quarterback Jonathon Jennings and receiver Bryan Burnham are the CFL top performers for Week 15.
Canadiens assign prospect centre Suzuki to OHL, release veteran Ward from PTO

Canadiens assign prospect centre Suzuki to OHL, release veteran Ward from PTO

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens assigned prospect Nick Suzuki to the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League on Tuesday.
Ballpark worker charged after video shows spitting on pizza

Ballpark worker charged after video shows spitting on pizza

DETROIT — A 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Major League Baseball game.

Canada names 71-athlete team for Youth Olympic Games in Argentina

TORONTO — Canada will send 71 athletes and 28 coaches to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina next month. The event, for athletes aged 15-18, features 241 medal events across 32 sports. It runs from Oct. 6-18.
Calgary mayor seeks person who leaked details of closed-door Olympic meeting

Calgary mayor seeks person who leaked details of closed-door Olympic meeting

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says he will ask the city's integrity commissioner to investigate a leak of details from a closed-door council meeting on costs connected to the potential hosting of the 2026 Winter Olympics.