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2019 Overwatch League season, with Toronto and Vancouver, to kick off Feb. 14

Toronto and Vancouver will debut in different divisions in the 2019 season of the Overwatch League. Toronto and fellow expansion sides Paris, Washington D.C.
NHL Notebook: Offensive floodgates open in run-and-gun start to season

NHL Notebook: Offensive floodgates open in run-and-gun start to season

Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock could see halfway through training camp that Auston Matthews was ready to explode. "Matty's on another level," Babcock said at the time of Toronto's star centre.

Top Jays prospect Guererro named top Canadian offensive minor-league player

Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been named the winner of the Randall Echlin Award as the Canadian offensive minor-league player of the year.
Julien says no major changes to Habs' lines ahead of home opener against Kings

Julien says no major changes to Habs' lines ahead of home opener against Kings

BROSSARD, Que. — The Montreal Canadiens like the way their lines are clicking early in the NHL season, so head coach Claude Julien says to expect more of the same for their home opener Thursday night against the Los Angeles Kings.
Finally time to fight for UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway and Brian Ortega

Finally time to fight for UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway and Brian Ortega

TORONTO — Brian (T-City) Ortega has been waiting for a shot at UFC featherweight champion Max (Blessed) Holloway for months. "It feels like it's been on my calendar since March 3. And it has been," Ortega said in an interview Wednesday.
Canadian triathlete returns to world Ironman championship after a close second

Canadian triathlete returns to world Ironman championship after a close second

Lionel Sanders didn't want to succumb to "second-place syndrome" after coming so close to winning a men's world Ironman title. The triathlete from Harrow, Ont.
Jefferson, Coleman, Harris named top performers for Week 17 of the CFL season

Jefferson, Coleman, Harris named top performers for Week 17 of the CFL season

TORONTO — Saskatchewan defensive lineman Willie Jefferson, B.C. defensive tackle Davon Coleman and Winnipeg running back Andrew Harris are the CFL top performers for Week 17.

After Beatles and Michael Jackson, Cirque turns to soccer star Lionel Messi

MONTREAL — The Cirque du Soleil announced Wednesday that it will launch a new show next year inspired by "the incredible talent and accomplishments" of soccer star Lionel Messi.
Ottawa's Rachel Homan will play in 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Ottawa's Rachel Homan will play in 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

SYDNEY, N.S. — Rachel Homan's rink has a guaranteed berth in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts after all. Curling Canada announced Wednesday that the Ottawa team will play in the wild-card game Feb.
Dennis Rodman benched for Yao Ming at Pyongyang friendly?

Dennis Rodman benched for Yao Ming at Pyongyang friendly?

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of — Has Dennis Rodman, the former NBA star-turned pal of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, been benched for Chinese hoop legend Yao Ming? The former Houston Rockets centre and eight-time NBA all-star too