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Expansion Austin FC to pick first in trimmed-down 2021 MLS SuperDraft

TORONTO — Expansion Austin FC will pick first in the Jan.
Montreal Alouettes quarterback helps team keep talent by restructuring contract

Montreal Alouettes quarterback helps team keep talent by restructuring contract

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes restructured the contract of starting quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., and re-signed top receiver Eugene Lewis to a one-year deal on Wednesday.

Twins' Morse given Fishel Award for PR excellence by MLB

Minnesota Twins communications boss Dustin Morse has been awarded the Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence by Major League Baseball.
Vancouver Whitecaps double up on their esports talent for 2021 gaming season

Vancouver Whitecaps double up on their esports talent for 2021 gaming season

VANCOUVER — The Whitecaps are doubling up on their esports talent in 2021 with Alex (Exraa) Gonzalez and Erfan (Skill Shack) Hosseini both representing the Vancouver MLS team.

Thompson takes silver, Drury claims bronze at ski cross World Cup event

AROSA, Switzerland — Canada had two podium finishes Wednesday in World Cup ski cross action. Marielle Thompson of Whistler, B.C., the 2014 Olympic champion, took silver in women's competition after finishing second in the big final.
Breeders' Cup Classic, Queen's Plate champion Awesome Again dies at age 26

Breeders' Cup Classic, Queen's Plate champion Awesome Again dies at age 26

GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Awesome Again, one of the top Canadian-bred thoroughbred race horses in history, has died. The horse died Tuesday at age 26, Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Homes in Kentucky said.
Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith beaten in second round at world darts championship

Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith beaten in second round at world darts championship

LONDON — Chris (Hollywood) Dobey rallied from a two-set deficit to oust Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith 3-2 in second-round play Wednesday at the William Hill World Darts Championship.
Canadian co-owner sees Jaffna Stallions win inaugural Lankan Premier League final

Canadian co-owner sees Jaffna Stallions win inaugural Lankan Premier League final

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka — The Jaffna Stallions, whose ownership group includes Calgary-born Rahul Sood, defeated the Galle Gladiators by 53 runs Wednesday to win the inaugural Lanka Premier League title.
Calgary Flames restructure goalie coaching staff, bring Labarbera on board

Calgary Flames restructure goalie coaching staff, bring Labarbera on board

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have hired Jason Labarbera as the NHL club's new goaltending coach and promoted Jordan Sigalet to the new role of director of goaltending.

OPP officer charged with fraud after probe into Gretzky memorabilia theft

An Ontario police officer is facing fraud charges after an investigation into the theft of Wayne Gretzky memorabilia from the home of the hockey legend's father.