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CFL says it has had discussions with group looking for Halifax franchise

CFL says it has had discussions with group looking for Halifax franchise

TORONTO — The CFL said Thursday it has had talks with a group looking to secure an expansion franchise for Halifax.
Goods worth $400K stolen from Venus Williams' Florida home

Goods worth $400K stolen from Venus Williams' Florida home

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams' Florida home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the U.S. Open, police said Thursday. The burglary happened between Sept.
Riders receiver Owens' focus is on returning to Grey Cup, not redemption

Riders receiver Owens' focus is on returning to Grey Cup, not redemption

A return to the Grey Cup — not redemption — is fuelling receiver Chad Owens. He will suit up for the Saskatchewan Roughriders when they visit Toronto in the East Division final this weekend.

CONCACAF to adopt with League of Nations format for member countries

TORONTO — CONCACAF has approved a "League of Nations" format for play within the 41-country confederation that covers North and Central America and the Caribbean.
After failed appeal, Toronto awaits disciplinary committee review of tunnel melee

After failed appeal, Toronto awaits disciplinary committee review of tunnel melee

TORONTO — After its failed appeal of Jozy Altidore's red card, Toronto FC is waiting for the other shoe to drop. Major League Soccer confirmed Thursday that its disciplinary committee is reviewing the halftime tunnel melee Nov.

Panel approves new rules for transgender student athletes

ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. — Transgender high school athletes in New Jersey no longer need documentation to support their gender identity.
Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China leader for release

Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China leader for release

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged three suspended UCLA basketball players on Thursday to thank China's president for their freedom after they shoplifted in China.
Drouin's not done: Missing worlds for Achilles injury had a silver lining

Drouin's not done: Missing worlds for Achilles injury had a silver lining

TORONTO — Derek Drouin was back home in Toronto nursing an Achilles injury when the high jump event played out at the world championships last summer in London.

NHL general managers, Bettman to take part in NHL 100th anniversary events

MONTREAL — The National Hockey League's general managers are set to meet at the site where the league was founded 100 years ago and commissioner Gary Bettman will also be in town as the league celebrates its centennial this weekend.
Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without union

Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without union

ORLANDO, Fla. — Major League Baseball will change rules to speed games next year with or without an agreement with the players' association.