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Hometown friends celebrate selection of Willie O'Ree to Hockey Hall of Fame

Hometown friends celebrate selection of Willie O'Ree to Hockey Hall of Fame

FREDERICTON — A packed Fredericton diner erupted in joyous cheers Tuesday as a prominent son of New Brunswick — Willie O'Ree, the first black player in the National Hockey League — was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. reunites with Alouettes, signing one-year deal

Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. reunites with Alouettes, signing one-year deal

MONTREAL — Vernon Adams Jr. will get a second shot with the Montreal Alouettes. The quarterback signed a one-year deal with the Als on Tuesday after getting cut by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats last week.
Croatia ends Iceland's chances at World Cup with 2-1 win

Croatia ends Iceland's chances at World Cup with 2-1 win

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Croatia ended Iceland's chances at the World Cup and helped out Argentina at the same time.
Analysis: Toronto Blue Jays expected to be sellers as trade deadline approaches

Analysis: Toronto Blue Jays expected to be sellers as trade deadline approaches

Never mind the post-season. The Toronto Blue Jays will do well to be playing meaningful baseball games at this time next month. Canada's lone Major League Baseball team has been under the .500 mark for almost six weeks.
Canadian Rory MacDonald looks to win second Bellator championship

Canadian Rory MacDonald looks to win second Bellator championship

Canadian Rory (The Red King) MacDonald will look to add to his Bellator welterweight title when he takes on middleweight champion Gegard (The Dreamcatcher) Mousasi on Sept. 29 in San Jose.
Hockey player burned by campfire out of a coma, fundraising underway for family

Hockey player burned by campfire out of a coma, fundraising underway for family

CALGARY — A player with the Western Hockey League's Lethbridge Hurricanes who was burned by a campfire earlier this month has emerged from a medically induced coma.
Roughriders place quarterback Zach Collaros on six-game injured list

Roughriders place quarterback Zach Collaros on six-game injured list

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders will be without quarterback Zach Collaros for the foreseeable future.
Leafs players watching from afar as management makes Tavares pitch

Leafs players watching from afar as management makes Tavares pitch

TORONTO — Connor Brown doesn't want to spend a lot energy pondering the possibility of John Tavares wearing blue and white.
Shaq on his Hollywood plans: 'I want to be the next Rock'

Shaq on his Hollywood plans: 'I want to be the next Rock'

NEW YORK — Shaquille O'Neal is already known by many names. Superman. The Diesel. The Big Aristotle. But he would like to add another to the list: Movie Star.
Denmark advances at World Cup in drab 0-0 draw with France

Denmark advances at World Cup in drab 0-0 draw with France

MOSCOW — A game no team needed to win became the game no fan would want to watch. France and Denmark produced the World Cup's first 0-0 draw at the 37th attempt amid boos and whistles from fans on Tuesday.