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Chris Williams to make long-awaited Lions debut as B.C. welcomes Saskatchewan

Chris Williams to make long-awaited Lions debut as B.C. welcomes Saskatchewan

VANCOUVER — Quarterback Travis Lulay was on the sidelines getting ready for the B.C. Lions' next possession when a Hamilton Tiger-Cats rookie receiver grabbed everyone's attention.

ESPN takes over England's League Championship in US

BRISTOL, Conn. — ESPN has taken over U.S. broadcasts of England's second-tier League Championship and League Cup from BeIN Sports.
Mo Ahmed breaks Canadian record en route to eighth-place finish in world 10,000

Mo Ahmed breaks Canadian record en route to eighth-place finish in world 10,000

LONDON — A national record, and a Canadian best-ever eighth place finish — but Mohammed Ahmed wants more. The 26-year-old from St. Catharines, Ont.
Blue Jays option Joe Biagini to triple-A, place Miguel Montero on DL

Blue Jays option Joe Biagini to triple-A, place Miguel Montero on DL

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays optioned right-handed pitcher Joe Biagini to triple-A Buffalo on Friday. Biagini, who has split time as both a starter and reliever this season, is 3-8 with a 5.11 earned-run average in 37 games.
Four stars missing from men's Rogers Cup, but Federer and Nadal are all they need

Four stars missing from men's Rogers Cup, but Federer and Nadal are all they need

MONTREAL — Tournament director Eugene Lapierre isn't upset that four of the world's top tennis players won't be at the men's Rogers Cup.
Whitecaps trading Texas humidity for Colorado's altitude against Rapids

Whitecaps trading Texas humidity for Colorado's altitude against Rapids

The Vancouver Whitecaps are trading the steaming Texas humidity for Colorado's thin air. One thing they hope doesn't change is the final product.
Tony Granato to coach US men's hockey at Olympics

Tony Granato to coach US men's hockey at Olympics

PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Tony Granato was honoured to get a call, offering him a chance to coach the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics, the first without NHL players since 1994.

Toronto Argonauts to move into new practice facility at former high school

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts will adopt a new practice facility for the remainder of the 2017 season. When the CFL team reconvenes Sunday, it will be at the former Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School.
Usain Bolt coasts to victory in 100 heats; Gatlin booed

Usain Bolt coasts to victory in 100 heats; Gatlin booed

LONDON — With the same aura, bravado and even the lacklustre start, Usain Bolt stuck to tradition Friday in his farewell championships.
Toronto Wolfpack look to bounce back at Workington Town after shock loss

Toronto Wolfpack look to bounce back at Workington Town after shock loss

After winning 15 straight games to begin their rugby league life, the Toronto Wolfpack showed last week they could lose with class. "An absolutely incredible game.