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Lemieux hopes top preparation, home ring advantage trump WBO champ Saunders

Lemieux hopes top preparation, home ring advantage trump WBO champ Saunders

LAVAL, Que. — There is no shortage of confidence from either British champion Billy Joe Saunders or Canadian challenger David Lemieux going into their bout for the World Boxing Organization middleweight title.
Bertrand Charest's lawyers ask for their client's release from prison

Bertrand Charest's lawyers ask for their client's release from prison

MONTREAL — Lawyers for ex-national ski coach Bertrand Charest told Quebec's top court Thursday their client should be released from prison pending an appeal of his conviction on sex crimes involving teenage girls.
Turris settling in with Predators on and off the ice after trade from Ottawa

Turris settling in with Predators on and off the ice after trade from Ottawa

VANCOUVER — Kyle Turris's pre-game routine is a little different these days. As a member of the Ottawa Senators, he used to meet up with a close-knit group of neighbours every afternoon to chat and get their dogs some exercise.

Raptors Uprising Gaming Club to compete in NBA 2K League in 2018

Toronto's virtual entry in the NBA 2K League next season will be known as the Raptors Uprising Gaming Club (GC). The first year of the basketball video game circuit will feature 17 teams, each with their roster of gamers.
Titanic Celine Dion megahit becomes part of winning tradition for Winnipeg Jets

Titanic Celine Dion megahit becomes part of winning tradition for Winnipeg Jets

WINNIPEG — It was a song request Mathieu Perreault had no problem accommodating in the Winnipeg Jets' locker-room. The Drummondville, Que.
MLS champion Toronto FC starts work on shaping 2018 roster by opening up space

MLS champion Toronto FC starts work on shaping 2018 roster by opening up space

TORONTO — MLS champion Toronto FC started work on next season's roster Thursday, declining contract options on eight players.
Pink joins list of stars performing during Super Bowl week

Pink joins list of stars performing during Super Bowl week

MINNEAPOLIS — Pink is joining the list of stars performing in Minneapolis during Super Bowl week. The singer will perform Friday, Feb. 2, at Nomadic Live! in the refurbished Minneapolis Armory building.
Dillon Dube will be key to Canada's offence - once he's 100 per cent

Dillon Dube will be key to Canada's offence - once he's 100 per cent

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Fans fell silent and teammates stopped what they were doing as Dillon Dube, wearing a yellow no-contact jersey, slid on his back and crashed into the endboards with a loud bang.

Defence closings at soccer corruption scandal trial

NEW YORK — A lawyer for the former president of Brazil's soccer federation has told a U.S. jury that his client was clueless about a bribery scheme that's scandalized the sport.
Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights

Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights

WASHINGTON — Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes.