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Toronto Blue Jays sign outfielder Teoscar Hernandez, pitcher Ross Stripling

Toronto Blue Jays sign outfielder Teoscar Hernandez, pitcher Ross Stripling

TORONTO — The Blue Jays have avoided arbitration with outfielder Teoscar Hernandez and right-hander Ross Stripling after signing them to one-year deals on Friday. Hernandez's contract is for US$4.325 million, while Stripling will be paid $3 million.
Jets hire 49ers defensive co-ordinator Robert Saleh as coach

Jets hire 49ers defensive co-ordinator Robert Saleh as coach

NEW YORK — The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability. They think they found their guy in Robert Saleh.
Canadian Mark-Anthony Kaye elected to MLS Players Association executive board

Canadian Mark-Anthony Kaye elected to MLS Players Association executive board

Canadian international Mark-Anthony Kaye has been elected to the Major League Soccer Players Association executive board.
Laine's three-point night earns Winnipeg Jets 4-3 OT win over Calgary Flames

Laine's three-point night earns Winnipeg Jets 4-3 OT win over Calgary Flames

WINNIPEG — Patrik Laine let his play on the ice speak volumes Thursday night with a three-point performance that should squash questions about his committment to the Winnipeg Jets.
Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid and the rest of the Edmonton Oilers big guns, embarrassed in their home opener, feasted Thursday on the Vancouver Canucks.
Boucher has 25 points, 10 boards in Raptors' 111-108 win over Charlotte

Boucher has 25 points, 10 boards in Raptors' 111-108 win over Charlotte

TAMPA, Fla. — Thrust into a key role with the Toronto Raptors this season, Chris Boucher is playing the most consistent basketball of his NBA career.
Montreal MLS team to be known as Club de Foot Montreal

Montreal MLS team to be known as Club de Foot Montreal

MONTREAL — The owner of Montreal's Major League Soccer Club knows change won't be easy for fans. After 28 years as the Montreal Impact, the team announced Thursday that it is rebranding as Club de Foot Montreal — or CF Montreal.

CONCACAF resets men's Olympic qualifying tournament for March 18-30

MIAMI — CONCACAF confirmed Thursday that its Olympic men's qualifying soccer tournament, originally scheduled to be played last spring in Guadalajara, Mexico, will take place March 18-30 at the same location.
Canadian swimmer Brent Hayden hopes his swim comeback is for Tokyo

Canadian swimmer Brent Hayden hopes his swim comeback is for Tokyo

Brent Hayden will take that "seniors discount" at the pool in order to swim fast. Almost nine years after winning an Olympic bronze medal in the men's 100-metre freestyle, the 37-year-old from Mission, B.C.
'They're going to be a force': Maple Leafs' Keefe sees brighter days for Senators

'They're going to be a force': Maple Leafs' Keefe sees brighter days for Senators

TORONTO — Sheldon Keefe doesn't expect the Ottawa Senators to be doormats much longer.