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As NHL deals with COVID-19 in U.S., Canadian-based NHLers thankful for North Division

As NHL deals with COVID-19 in U.S., Canadian-based NHLers thankful for North Division

TORONTO — Jacob Markstrom's routine is pretty simple in the NHL's COVID-19 era. The Calgary Flames goalie goes to the rink and gets tested before hitting the ice for practice. When that's done, he heads home to make food, watch TV and go to bed.
Rugby Canada launches probe, revamps women's 7s coaching staff after players complain

Rugby Canada launches probe, revamps women's 7s coaching staff after players complain

A complaint from members of the Canadian women's sevens team has prompted Rugby Canada to call in an independent investigator and revamp the team coaching staff.
NL Cy Young winner Bauer joins World Series champion Dodgers

NL Cy Young winner Bauer joins World Series champion Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Trevor Bauer is coming home to pitch for the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner announced his decision on Friday in a two-minute video posted to his Twitter account.
Nets rookie head coach Steve Nash proud to be part of Canadian pipeline

Nets rookie head coach Steve Nash proud to be part of Canadian pipeline

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Steve Nash is only the second Canadian to become an NBA head coach, but the Hall of Famer is just proud to be part of the northern pipeline that's helping stock NBA rosters and coaching staffs.

Canada's Kingsbury completes moguls sweep in Deer Valley with dual moguls victory

DEER VALLEY RESORT, Utah — Canada's Mikael Kingsbury completed a sweep of the men's mogul events at the Deer Valley World Cup stop with a win in the dual moguls on Friday. The ski star from Deux-Montagnes, Que.
Intriguing first-round matchups for Canadian players at Australian Open

Intriguing first-round matchups for Canadian players at Australian Open

A most unique Australian Open offers several intriguing storylines for the seven Canadians in the singles field. Bianca Andreescu's long-awaited return tops the list.
Alouettes won't offer Bowman a 2021 contract, ending 14-season run with CFL club

Alouettes won't offer Bowman a 2021 contract, ending 14-season run with CFL club

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes are parting ways with defensive end John Bowman after 14 CFL seasons. The team announced Friday that it will not offer the 38-year-old a contract for the 2021 campaign.
'I didn't see it coming': Flames' Sam Bennett surprised by scratch

'I didn't see it coming': Flames' Sam Bennett surprised by scratch

CALGARY — Being held out of the Calgary Flames' lineup on Thursday caught Sam Bennett by surprise. The 24-year-old forward arrived for morning skate expecting to face the Winnipeg Jets alongside his teammates. Instead he was a healthy scratch.
Montreal-based agent Ghavami has a client off to Super Bowl for second straight year

Montreal-based agent Ghavami has a client off to Super Bowl for second straight year

Once again, Sasha Ghavami has a rooting interest in the Super Bowl. For the second straight year, the Montreal-based agent has a client heading to the NFL's marquee game.
Claypool expects Chiefs to defend Super Bowl title but could also see a Tampa Bay win

Claypool expects Chiefs to defend Super Bowl title but could also see a Tampa Bay win

Chase Claypool is expecting another Super Bowl victory for the Kansas City Chiefs, but the Pittsburgh Steelers' Canadian receiver won't be overly surprised if Tom Brady captures a seventh NFL title.