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Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell available for team's opener in Tampa

Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell available for team's opener in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. — Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell is listed as available for Wednesday night's season opener against the visiting New Orleans Pelicans. Powell was listed as questionable earlier in the day.
Two Saskatchewan-born offensive linemen sign extensions with Roughriders

Two Saskatchewan-born offensive linemen sign extensions with Roughriders

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed homegrown offensive linemen Dan Clark and Brendon LaBatte through the 2022 season. The Regina-born Clark was a CFL all-star in 2019, helping the Roughriders score a league-high 26 rushing touchdowns.
Toronto FC's Ayo Akinola accepts chance to see what life is like in Canadian colours

Toronto FC's Ayo Akinola accepts chance to see what life is like in Canadian colours

Toronto FC striker Ayo Akinola will get a chance to see how the other half lives next month at a Canadian national team camp in Florida.
Atletico's Trippier banned for 10 weeks for betting breaches

Atletico's Trippier banned for 10 weeks for betting breaches

LONDON — Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier was banned from football for 10 weeks on Wednesday for breaching betting rules in a punishment from The English Football Association that applies worldwide.
Ontario Hockey League pushes back start of season again because of COVID-19

Ontario Hockey League pushes back start of season again because of COVID-19

TORONTO — The Ontario Hockey League has delayed the February start of its 2020-21 season. The OHL announced Wednesday the season will not start on Feb. 4, the date targeted earlier this year.
Veteran forward Michael Frolik signs one-year contract with Montreal Canadiens

Veteran forward Michael Frolik signs one-year contract with Montreal Canadiens

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Michael Frolik to a one-year, US$750,000 contract. The 32-year-old Frolik played 57 games last season with the Calgary Flames and Buffalo Sabres, registering six goals and eight assists.
Canada's Bauer looking forward to new role as sports director of Astana-Premier Tech

Canada's Bauer looking forward to new role as sports director of Astana-Premier Tech

Steve Bauer, a Canadian cycling icon, likes what he sees in his new role as sports director of Astana. The 61-year-old from Fenwick, Ont., who now calls St. Catharines, Ont., home, joined the joint Kazakh-Canadian team in late November.

Canadian international Kyle Porter returns to soccer roots with FC Edmonton

EDMONTON — Canadian international midfielder Kyle Porter is returning to his soccer roots, signing with FC Edmonton for the 2021 Canadian Premier League season.
World junior men's hockey championship team capsules

World junior men's hockey championship team capsules

A capsule look at the 10 countries competing in the 2021 world junior men's hockey championship Dec. 25 to Jan. 5 in Edmonton (ranked in order of 2020 finish).
Unusual world junior men's hockey championship set to open in Edmonton

Unusual world junior men's hockey championship set to open in Edmonton

A world junior men's hockey championship like no other opens Friday in Edmonton with zero spectators and teams walled off from the general public because of the COVID-19 pandemic.