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B.C. Lions preach finish, toughness against ferocious Hamilton Tiger-Cats

B.C. Lions preach finish, toughness against ferocious Hamilton Tiger-Cats

VANCOUVER — Despite a tough start to the season, Bryan Burnham says the B.C. Lions are still in good spirits — albeit with a bit of an edge.

Manitoba premier Brian Pallister says fans disappointed after NFL controversy

WINNIPEG — The premier of Manitoba says "there's a lot of disappointment" in the province after a controversial NFL pre-season game at IG Field on Thursday night.
Andreescu looks to take advantage of wide-open women's field at U.S. Open

Andreescu looks to take advantage of wide-open women's field at U.S. Open

NEW YORK — A year ago, her ranking outside the top 200, Bianca Andreescu barely squeezed into the U.S. Open qualifying. She exited in the first round, and missed the next two months with back problems. The 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont.

Toronto's Diez defeated by South Korea's Kwon in U.S. Open qualifying

NEW YORK — Toronto's Steven Diez has come up short in his bid to reach his first ever Grand Slam main draw. South Korea's Soonwoo Kwon defeated Diez 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Friday in the final round of qualifying for the U.S. Open.

All-star NHL defenceman Subban, decorated Olympic skier Vonn announce engagement

Star NHL defenceman P.K. Subban and decorated Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn are engaged. The couple made the announcement in an article in "Vogue" magazine. Subban said he picked up the ring from a Beverly Hills jeweller on Aug.
Accusers in Ohio State doctor scandal top 300

Accusers in Ohio State doctor scandal top 300

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lawyers for men suing Ohio State University over decades-old alleged sexual misconduct by a team doctor say the growing number of accusers has topped 300.
Re-energized Vancouver Whitecaps look to shake up slumping San Jose Earthquakes

Re-energized Vancouver Whitecaps look to shake up slumping San Jose Earthquakes

Vancouver Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos believes the soccer field is no place for vengeance.
Securing Olympic spot the latest test for Canadian softball squad

Securing Olympic spot the latest test for Canadian softball squad

VANCOUVER — When Canadian softball pitcher Danielle Lawrie hits the mound this weekend, she won't be thinking about what's on the line. The squad is competing for a spot in next summer's Tokyo Games at a qualifying tournament in Surrey, B.C.

Victoria set to welcome eight NCAA women's basketball teams for tourney

VICTORIA — An NCAA basketball tournament will return to B.C., for a second year. After launching in Vancouver last year, the event will move to Victoria and be called the Victoria Invitational. Eight women's teams will compete Nov.

NHL defenceman Ceci files statement of defence against $8.6-million lawsuit

OTTAWA — Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Cody Ceci and his partner Jamie Thompson have filed a statement of defence against an $8.6-million lawsuit by a woman who was badly burned in an incident at Ceci's home last year.