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Blue Bombers can become first CFL team to clinch home playoff game

Blue Bombers can become first CFL team to clinch home playoff game

Zach Collaros and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are eyeing another CFL first. Winnipeg (12-1) is the only team to have cemented a playoff berth this season.
Italian star Lorenzo Insigne returns to training with Toronto FC

Italian star Lorenzo Insigne returns to training with Toronto FC

TORONTO — Italian star Lorenzo Insigne returned to training Wednesday after missing Toronto FC's weekend loss in Atlanta due to what the MLS team described as a "personal family situation.
Hockey Canada says 2019 email does not reflect the federation's "current direction"

Hockey Canada says 2019 email does not reflect the federation's "current direction"

TORONTO — Hockey Canada says a 2019 email detailing its desire to self-govern its safe-sport cases does not reflect the organization's current direction.
Peterborough ties up Mann Cup series with 15-12 Game 4 win over Langley

Peterborough ties up Mann Cup series with 15-12 Game 4 win over Langley

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Mark Matthews and Holden Cattoni scored three goals apiece to lead the Peterborough Lakers to a 15-12 win over the Langley Thunder and tie up the Mann Cup series at 2-2 on Tuesday night.
Springer's two-run homer helps Blue Jays split doubleheader against rival Rays

Springer's two-run homer helps Blue Jays split doubleheader against rival Rays

TORONTO — Whit Merrifield has been a starter at every level of baseball until he was traded to Toronto. But he's learning to have an impact as a pinch-hitter at the exact right time for the Blue Jays.
Montreal tops Chicago 3-2 behind strong first half, near home-field advantage

Montreal tops Chicago 3-2 behind strong first half, near home-field advantage

MONTREAL — CF Montreal is just one point away from clinching home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs after securing a 3-2 win over the Chicago Fire at Stade Saputo on Tuesday.
Stein earns first Prince of Wales Stakes win aboard Duke of Love

Stein earns first Prince of Wales Stakes win aboard Duke of Love

FORT ERIE, Ont. — Justin Stein has his first Prince of Wales Stakes win. The veteran jockey rode Duke of Love to victory in the $400,000 race, the second jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, at Fort Erie Racetrack on Tuesday afternoon.
Pospisil, Auger-Aliassime combine for narrow Davis Cup win over South Korea

Pospisil, Auger-Aliassime combine for narrow Davis Cup win over South Korea

VALENCIA, Spain — Vasek Pospisil won his opening singles match, then teamed with Felix Auger-Aliassime to take the deciding doubles match as Canada won its opening tie at the Davis Cup Finals tennis tournament 2-1 over South Korea on Tuesday.
Whitecaps have 'backs against the wall' heading into season's final homestand

Whitecaps have 'backs against the wall' heading into season's final homestand

VANCOUVER — This isn't how the Vancouver Whitecaps wanted to enter their final homestand of the season. With just four games left on the schedule, the 'Caps (9-14-7) are on a three-game losing skid and their playoff hopes have all but evaporated.
Expansion Montreal Force women's hockey team names Peter Smith first head coach

Expansion Montreal Force women's hockey team names Peter Smith first head coach

MONTREAL — The Montreal Force has named Peter Smith the team's head coach for its expansion season in the Premier Hockey League. Smith, of Lachine, Que.