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X Games an island in a competition desert for Canada's top boarders, freestyle skiers

X Games an island in a competition desert for Canada's top boarders, freestyle skiers

The X Games are Rachael Karker's first and perhaps only chance to compete this season. The Canadian freestyle skier's breakout performances in Aspen, Colo., the last two years launched her into the world's elite in halfpipe.
Canadian moguls king Mikael Kingsbury prepares to compete again after injury

Canadian moguls king Mikael Kingsbury prepares to compete again after injury

CALGARY — A place that gives Mikael Kingsbury confidence is doing it again, but for different reasons. The reigning men's Olympic and world moguls champion from Deux-Montagnes, Que.
Canadian mountain biker Haley Smith climbing back from 'rock bottom'

Canadian mountain biker Haley Smith climbing back from 'rock bottom'

When COVID-19 swept across the country last spring, forcing lockdowns and cancelling sporting events, Canadian mountain biker Haley Smith's response was swift — train harder.
The Black Academy looks for financial support amid plans for Black awards show

The Black Academy looks for financial support amid plans for Black awards show

TORONTO — After launching The Black Academy in early December, actor-brothers Shamier Anderson and Stephan James are now planning an awards show to celebrate and uplift Black talent across Canada.
Demko dynamite as Vancouver Canucks beat Ottawa Senators 5-1

Demko dynamite as Vancouver Canucks beat Ottawa Senators 5-1

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks' so-called "lotto line" is starting to cash in. The top trio of Brock Boeser, Elias Pettersson and J.T.
Lowry reaches 10,000-point plateau as a Raptor in 115-108 loss to Milwaukee

Lowry reaches 10,000-point plateau as a Raptor in 115-108 loss to Milwaukee

TAMPA, Fla. — Kyle Lowry scored a milestone basket early and made things interesting for the Raptors late with a 14-point fourth quarter. But the Milwaukee Bucks answered every Raptor run in a 115-108 victory Wednesday.
Blue Jays acquire lefty Steven Matz from New York Mets

Blue Jays acquire lefty Steven Matz from New York Mets

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired left-handed pitcher Steven Matz in a trade with the New York Mets.

Toronto Six down Buffalo Beauts as Metropolitan Riveters sidelined

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Megan Quinn scored the go-ahead goal at 19:07 of the second period, and the Toronto Six downed the Buffalo Beauts 4-2 on short notice Wednesday in National Women's Hockey League action.
Kyle Lowry becomes third player to reach 10,000-point plateau as a Toronto Raptor

Kyle Lowry becomes third player to reach 10,000-point plateau as a Toronto Raptor

TAMPA, Fla. — Kyle Lowry became the third player to reach the 10,000-point milestone as a Raptor, scoring on Toronto's second shot attempt against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.
Penguins GM Jim Rutherford, who oversaw Cup wins, resigns

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford, who oversaw Cup wins, resigns

PITTSBURGH — Jim Rutherford arrived in Pittsburgh in the summer of 2014 tasked with jumpstarting a star-laden but stalled franchise to life.