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'We need to win': Vancouver Whitecaps look to contain Austin FC in home finale

'We need to win': Vancouver Whitecaps look to contain Austin FC in home finale

VANCOUVER — If you squint really, really hard, you can still see a possible path to the playoffs for the Vancouver Whitecaps. The club needs a lot of results to go its way, however, starting with a win over visiting Austin FC on Saturday.

Canada beats Bulgaria 3-1 at women's volleyball world championship

LODZ, Poland — Kiera Van Ryk scored 22 points to lead Canada to a 3-1 victory over Bulgaria on Friday at the FIVB women's volleyball world championship.
Edmonton Elks look to avoid setting CFL futility record against visiting Alouettes

Edmonton Elks look to avoid setting CFL futility record against visiting Alouettes

EDMONTON — Maybe the Edmonton Elks should wear their road whites when they take the field Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.
Canada's Wilkerson and Bukovec ousted from Paris Elite16 beach volleyball event

Canada's Wilkerson and Bukovec ousted from Paris Elite16 beach volleyball event

PARIS — Canadians Brandie Wilkerson and Sophie Bukovec were eliminated from the Paris Elite16 beach volleyball event after splitting a pair of matches on Friday.
Montreal Canadiens' retooled front office is focused on player development

Montreal Canadiens' retooled front office is focused on player development

MONTREAL — When Jeff Gorton signed on to become the Montreal Canadiens’ new executive vice-president of hockey operations last fall, the two pillars he wanted to improve were hockey development and analytics.
Raptors teammates believe Siakam has what it takes to become a top-five NBA player

Raptors teammates believe Siakam has what it takes to become a top-five NBA player

VICTORIA — There is no beating Pascal Siakam to the gym in the morning. The Toronto Raptors forward is setting the pace at training camp in Victoria, as the first at practice and the last to leave.
US runs past Canada into World Cup gold medal game

US runs past Canada into World Cup gold medal game

SYDNEY, Australia — Breanna Stewart and the United States used a dominant defensive effort to beat Canada and reach the gold-medal game of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive tournament.
‘No room for complacency’ as CF Montreal hosts bottom-feeding D.C. United

‘No room for complacency’ as CF Montreal hosts bottom-feeding D.C. United

MONTREAL — With only two games left in CF Montreal’s season, second place in Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference appears to be all but locked up — barring an unexpected meltdown from the first-place Philadelphia Union.
Toronto Blue Jays clinch post-season berth with Orioles' loss to Red Sox

Toronto Blue Jays clinch post-season berth with Orioles' loss to Red Sox

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays locked up a playoff spot Thursday afternoon without taking the field, securing a berth when the Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-3.
Donato scores in OT as Seattle Kraken edge Vancouver Canucks 4-3

Donato scores in OT as Seattle Kraken edge Vancouver Canucks 4-3

VANCOUVER — It wasn't a game that mattered in the standings, but head coach Bruce Boudreau was still disappointed in how his Vancouver Canucks let a third-period lead evaporate on Thursday.