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Predators captain Fisher retires after 17 seasons in NHL

Predators captain Fisher retires after 17 seasons in NHL

Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher has retired in what he calls the hardest decision he's had to make, leaving the defending Stanley Cup finalists in need of a new captain.
Impact signs Canadian international midfielder Piette to 2.5-year deal

Impact signs Canadian international midfielder Piette to 2.5-year deal

MONTREAL — The signing of Canadian national team midfielder Samuel Piette adds to the growing local flavour on the Montreal Impact. The native of Repentigny, Que.
Rested Redblacks look to avoid bye-week sluggishness against visiting Bombers

Rested Redblacks look to avoid bye-week sluggishness against visiting Bombers

OTTAWA — With a 1-4-1 record the Redblacks hardly look like a team in position to contend for the East Division, but just three points separate Ottawa from the first place Toronto Argonauts.

Edmonton Eskimos at 5-0 face injury tsunami as they prepare for winless Ticats

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos' bid to stay perfect in 2017 will be put to the test Friday against the desperate, winless Hamilton Tiger-Cats, given Edmonton must do it while dealing with a tsunami of injuries that has sidelined 15 starters.

Israeli soccer team targeted in 'anti-Semitic' Polish attack

WARSAW, Poland — Masked soccer hooligans attacked staff members travelling with an Israeli soccer team following a friendly match in Poland, in what the Israeli Embassy said Thursday was an "anti-Semitic incident.
Major League Soccer rolls out video review this weekend -- on certain plays

Major League Soccer rolls out video review this weekend -- on certain plays

TORONTO — First in the standings, Toronto FC will also be one of the first MLS teams to experience video review this weekend. Toronto's game at D.C. United and FC Dallas' match in Philadelphia, both 7 p.m.
Murray, Cilic withdraw from Rogers Cup in Montreal

Murray, Cilic withdraw from Rogers Cup in Montreal

MONTREAL — World No. 1 Andy Murray is withdrawing from the Rogers Cup, becoming the third player in the top six of the ATP rankings to do so over last two days. Tennis Canada announced Murray's withdrawal Thursday, hours after No.
Canadian runner Mohammed Ahmed faces regular travel headaches

Canadian runner Mohammed Ahmed faces regular travel headaches

In the world's current political climate, Mohammed Ahmed has become accustomed to hassles at airport customs counters.
Maria Sharapova to miss next week's Rogers Cup due to forearm injury

Maria Sharapova to miss next week's Rogers Cup due to forearm injury

TORONTO — Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will miss next week's Rogers Cup in Toronto due to an injury. Organizers say she is suffering from "pain in her left forearm." Toronto's Bianca Andreescu will take Sharapova's wild-card spot in the draw.
Calgary city council votes to continue exploring 2026 Winter Olympics bid

Calgary city council votes to continue exploring 2026 Winter Olympics bid

Calgary city council has voted to continuing exploring a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.