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Toronto FC to open Major League Soccer season at home for first time ever

Toronto FC to open Major League Soccer season at home for first time ever

Toronto FC will kick off the 2018 season on March 3, opening defence of its Major League Soccer championship against Columbus Crew SC in a rematch of this year's Eastern Conference Championship.
Doug Gilmour pays tribute to his parents in long-awaited autobiography

Doug Gilmour pays tribute to his parents in long-awaited autobiography

TORONTO — The roots for Doug Gilmour's lengthy and in some ways unlikely NHL career were laid in Kingston, Ont., where he learned some tough but valuable lessons from his father.

Lions name veteran Jeff Reinebold as their special-teams co-ordinator

VANCOUVER — Jeff Reinebold is back for a third stint with the B.C. Lions. The Lions hired Reinebold as their special-teams co-ordinator Tuesday.

Alouetes call news conference; GM Reed expected to name new head coach

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes have called a news conference on Wednesday at which they are expected to introduce a new head coach.
Veteran receiver Dressler signs one-year extension with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Veteran receiver Dressler signs one-year extension with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

There was never a doubt in Weston Dressler's mind if, or where, he wanted to continue playing football. The 32-year-old receiver signed a one-year extension Tuesday with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Shiffrin credits strong season's start to more aggression

Shiffrin credits strong season's start to more aggression

COURCHEVEL, France — Mikaela Shiffrin is getting more aggressive in defence of her World Cup and Olympic titles. The American won a World Cup giant slalom on Tuesday, her third victory of the season and 34th of her career — one more than U.S.
Rogers, CBC sign 7-year sub-licensing agreement for Hockey Night in Canada

Rogers, CBC sign 7-year sub-licensing agreement for Hockey Night in Canada

TORONTO — Rogers Media and CBC have signed a new seven-year sub-licensing agreement for English-language broadcasts of "Hockey Night in Canada" and the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Fresh off U.S. series, decision time coming for Canada's women's hockey team

Fresh off U.S. series, decision time coming for Canada's women's hockey team

EDMONTON — Laura Schuler remembers how anxious she felt before her meeting with coach Shannon Miller to learn if she had made Canada's first Olympic women's hockey team.
Report: Pistorius appeals sentence for killing girlfriend

Report: Pistorius appeals sentence for killing girlfriend

JOHANNESBURG — South African media are reporting that Olympian Oscar Pistorius is appealing his recently lengthened prison sentence for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Gatlin fires coach, 'shocked' by newspaper allegations

Gatlin fires coach, 'shocked' by newspaper allegations

LONDON — World 100-meter champion Justin Gatlin fired coach Dennis Mitchell following an undercover investigation reported Tuesday that appeared to show people linked to the sprinter offering to supply performance-enhancing drugs.