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Purcell's team wins twice as Canada closes in on junior curling playoff spot

JÖNKÖPING, Sweden — Canada's Owen Purcell won both his games Thursday to put his Halifax rink in playoff contention at the world junior curling championships.
Cozens hat trick leads Canada to 6-3 win over Kazakhstan at world championship

Cozens hat trick leads Canada to 6-3 win over Kazakhstan at world championship

HELSINKI — Dylan Cozens scored three times, including two power-play goals that put the game out of reach, as Canada posted a 6-3 win over Kazakhstan in a penalty-filled game Thursday at the world hockey championship.

BC premier says Canada-Iran match will be 'difficult time' for some

VICTORIA — B.C. Premier John Horgan says he will "leave it to Soccer Canada" to explain the decision to host Iran in a soccer friendly match next month in Vancouver.
Rockies TV reporter hit in head by foul ball, is recovering

Rockies TV reporter hit in head by foul ball, is recovering

DENVER (AP) — AT&T Sportsnet reporter Kelsey Wingert says she's recovering after being struck in the head by a line drive during the ninth inning of the Colorado Rockies' game against the San Francisco Giants earlier this week.
'Facing Nolan' looks at Ryan's longer-than-expected career

'Facing Nolan' looks at Ryan's longer-than-expected career

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nolan Ryan was already striking out plenty of batters with his blazing fastball, and at age 22 pitched the last seven innings in the National League pennant-clinching game for the 1969 Miracle Mets and got what would be his on
All CFL training camps open now with tentative agreement between league, union

All CFL training camps open now with tentative agreement between league, union

TORONTO — It's time — finally — for running back Don Jackson and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to get to work. Jackson and the Ticats reported for their first day of training camp Thursday.
Nadal, Djokovic could await Canada's Auger-Aliassime at French Open

Nadal, Djokovic could await Canada's Auger-Aliassime at French Open

PARIS — Canadian tennis star Felix Auger-Aliassime could be on a collision course with clay-court legend Rafael Nadal at the French Open.
Survey: Basketball is the sport of choice for bettors in Ontario

Survey: Basketball is the sport of choice for bettors in Ontario

TORONTO — Over three in 10 Ontario residents are betting on sports at least once a week and their activity of choice is the NBA. Those are some of the findings of a recent survey of Ontario residents conducted by OntarioBets.
Flames, Oilers want to continue goal outburst, limit each other more in Game 2

Flames, Oilers want to continue goal outburst, limit each other more in Game 2

CALGARY — After a stunning bonanza of goals in their series opener, the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are plotting how to limit each other's output in Friday's second game.
Canadian Drew Fischer to serve on World Cup officiating crew in Qatar

Canadian Drew Fischer to serve on World Cup officiating crew in Qatar

Canadian Drew Fischer has been selected one of 24 video match officials for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year. FIFA also named 36 referees and 69 assistant referees for the 32-country tournament that runs Nov. 21 to Dec. 18.