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Fisher headlines Canada's training camp roster for U18 Men’s Americas Championship

Fisher headlines Canada's training camp roster for U18 Men’s Americas Championship

TORONTO — Elijah Fisher, who helped Canada win bronze at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup last year in his national team debut, headlines Canada Basketball's roster of 19 players invited to training camp ahead of the upcoming U18 Men’s Americas Championsh
Canadian women to host South Korea in Toronto in June soccer friendly

Canadian women to host South Korea in Toronto in June soccer friendly

TORONTO — The Canadian women's soccer team will host South Korea on June 26 at Toronto's BMO Field. Canada is ranked sixth in the world compared to No. 17 for South Korea.

DraftKings Inc. becomes 18th gaming company operating in Ontario marketplace

TORONTO — DraftKings Inc. became the 18th gaming operator to be up and going in Ontario on Wednesday. The American-based company announced the launch of its online sportsbook and casino products in the province's sports-betting market.

Johnston, Hickox join Hockey Canada to lead safe sport, women's initiatives

CALGARY — Sport executives Natasha Johnston and Marin Hickox have joined Hockey Canada to lead initiatives in safe sport and women and girls hockey. Johnston was named Hockey Canada's director of sport safety on Wednesday.

Edmonton Elks sign Canadian receiver Simonise, American DB Sonnier

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed veteran Canadian receiver Rashaun Simonise on Wednesday. Simonise, of Vancouver, joins his fourth CFL franchise in as many seasons.
Winnipeg Jets forward Kyle Connor among finalists for NHL's Lady Byng Trophy

Winnipeg Jets forward Kyle Connor among finalists for NHL's Lady Byng Trophy

NEW YORK — Winnipeg Jets winger Kyle Connor is one of three finalists for the National Hockey League's Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. The award is presented annually to the player best combining sportsmanship, gentlemanly conduct and ability.
US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money.

Five things to know about the National Hockey League playoffs

OK, we get it that mascots Hunter and Harvey couldn't sleep last night, and that one fan base loves to hear La Bamba while the other can't get enough country or Nickelback.
Avs' Manson scores in OT to trim Blues 3-2

Avs' Manson scores in OT to trim Blues 3-2

DENVER (AP) — Josh Manson scored 8:02 into overtime, Darcy Kuemper made 23 saves in his return to the net from an eye injury, and the Colorado Avalanche overcame a sluggish start to beat the St.

Thunderbirds complete series comeback with 6-3 win, eliminate Winterhawks

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Seattle Thunderbirds were all but written off after losing three of the first four games in their Western Hockey League playoff series against the Portland Winterhawks.