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CFL draft prospect Brissett has valuable asset to guide him through process

CFL draft prospect Brissett has valuable asset to guide him through process

Dejon Brissett has a valuable asset to help guide him through the CFL draft process. The University of Virginia receiver's younger brother, Oshae, is a guard/forward on a two-way deal with the NBA's Toronto Raptors.
Dylan Cozens, Adam Beckman finalists for WHL's top player award

Dylan Cozens, Adam Beckman finalists for WHL's top player award

CALGARY — Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Dylan Cozens and Spoken Chiefs forward Adam Beckman were named finalists for the Western Hockey League's Four Broncos Trophy that goes the season's most valuable player. The winner will be announced May 20.

UFC cancels four upcoming shows, says next fight card will be May 9

The UFC has cancelled four upcoming fight cards but says it will stage a show in early May. The mixed martial arts organization has scrapped televised events April 25 in Lincoln, Neb.
Tragedy of mass shooting 'hits home' for Nova Scotian athletes

Tragedy of mass shooting 'hits home' for Nova Scotian athletes

One of the best Nova Scotian athletes in history needs just a single word to describe the current situation in her province — "surreal.
FIFA says support of women's game will continue

FIFA says support of women's game will continue

Soccer’s international governing body says it will maintain funding for women’s soccer despite concerns about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Brown University lineman Hoecht cracks CFL Scouting Bureau's top-20 list

Brown University lineman Hoecht cracks CFL Scouting Bureau's top-20 list

TORONTO — Michael Hoecht couldn't have picked a better time to crack the CFL Scouting Bureau's top-20 list.

Rugby Canada staying mum on choice of World Rugby chairman, at least for now

Rugby Canada is staying mum on its choice of chairman in World Rugby's increasingly messy elections, at least for now. Vice-chairman Agustin Pichot is running against incumbent Bill Beaumont for World Rugby's top position.
COVID-19 pandemic having an impact upon kicker Lauther's preparation

COVID-19 pandemic having an impact upon kicker Lauther's preparation

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a monkey wrench into Brett Lauther's plans. The Saskatchewan Roughriders kicker was planning to spend the off-season in Regina training at the team's facility in preparation for the 2020 season.
Redblacks sign former Ticats star Jalen Saunders to one-year contract

Redblacks sign former Ticats star Jalen Saunders to one-year contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks have signed free agent receiver Jalen Saunders to a one-year contract. The 27-year-old from Stockton, Calif., played the 2017 and 2018 seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Tokyo Olympics, IOC conflict over who pays for postponement

Tokyo Olympics, IOC conflict over who pays for postponement

TOKYO — An open conflict broke out between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the IOC on Tuesday over who will pay for the unprecedented year-long postponement.