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Former Jays skipper Gibbons to take break, hopes to return to game in 2020

TORONTO — Looking relaxed and refreshed in an off-season where he doesn't have to worry about baseball plans, former Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Wednesday that he's loving life and is enjoying a break from the game.
Fournier Beaudry excited to make debut for home country at Four Continents

Fournier Beaudry excited to make debut for home country at Four Continents

Seconds before they stepped onto the ice at the recent Canadian figure skating championships, Nikolaj Sorensen turned to Laurence Fournier Beaudry and said: "Welcome home, baby.
Senators forward Matt Duchene ignores trade talk as deadline approaches

Senators forward Matt Duchene ignores trade talk as deadline approaches

TORONTO — Every time Matt Duchene enters an NHL arena, he leaves all the trade talk buzzing around him at the door.
Wild hockey brawl leads to suspensions of 15 players, both head coaches

Wild hockey brawl leads to suspensions of 15 players, both head coaches

HALIFAX — Two head coaches and 15 players have been suspended after an ugly university hockey brawl that has raised questions about the sport's culture of trash talking — and attitudes toward sexual assault.

IIHF hustles Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser into its Hall of Fame

Her impact on hockey deep and far-reaching, Hayley Wickenheiser will be inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation's Hall of Fame this year. The 40-year-old from Shaunavon, Sask.
Andre Boudrias, one of the Vancouver Canucks' first offensive stars, dies at 75

Andre Boudrias, one of the Vancouver Canucks' first offensive stars, dies at 75

Andre Boudrias, one of the Vancouver Canucks' first offensive stars and a former team captain, has died at age 75. The Montreal Canadiens said on their website that Boudrias died Tuesday in Whistler, B.C. A cause of death was not given.
Raptors make minor deal ahead of deadline, sending Richardson to Sixers

Raptors make minor deal ahead of deadline, sending Richardson to Sixers

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors traded guard Malachi Richardson to the Philadelphia 76ers on the eve of the NBA trade deadline Thursday. The Sixers also get the draft rights to forward Emir Preldzic and other draft considerations.
Marner and his agent say they are on good terms with Leafs but talks on hold

Marner and his agent say they are on good terms with Leafs but talks on hold

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner is known for his slick passes on the ice. But on Wednesday morning, he was playing some defence with the media.

Cavalry FC signs Trinity Western University midfielder Joel Waterman

Calgary's Cavalry FC has signed Trinity Western University midfielder Joel Waterman. The Canadian Premier League club took Waterman with its second-round pick of CPL-U Sports draft. The B.C. native, originally from Aldergrove, B.C.
Bitter Alberta cold throws a wrench in World Cup biathlon in Canmore

Bitter Alberta cold throws a wrench in World Cup biathlon in Canmore

CANMORE, Alta. — Frigid Alberta temperatures forced the reshuffling and shortening of races at a biathlon World Cup in Canmore, Alta. Thursday's men's and women's race distances have been trimmed.