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Montreal Alouettes linebacker Henoc Muamba still learning in eighth pro season

Montreal Alouettes linebacker Henoc Muamba still learning in eighth pro season

TORONTO — Henoc Muamba has emerged as one of the CFL's top defensive players, but he didn't always enjoy the physical nature of football. In fact early on, the Montreal Alouettes star linebacker went to great lengths to avoid contact.
Paul Tracy says IndyCar drivers too 'vanilla,' need bad guys to market sport

Paul Tracy says IndyCar drivers too 'vanilla,' need bad guys to market sport

TORONTO — Paul Tracy has never been one to pull his punches.
Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

MOSCOW — Croatia's legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games World Cup Semifinal in Moscow Croatia 2 England 1 (extra time) --- MLB American League Tampa Bay 4 Detroit 2 Minnesota 8 Kansas City 5 N.Y. Yankees 9 Baltimore 0 Boston 4 Texas 2 Oakland 8 Houston 3 Seattle 3 L.A.
Albies hits 2 HRs, drives in 4, as Braves top Blue Jays 9-5

Albies hits 2 HRs, drives in 4, as Braves top Blue Jays 9-5

ATLANTA — Ozzie Albies' first career multihomer game was special. Making his mother's wish come true was even better.

Canadian cricket players view Global T20 league as experience-builder

KING CITY, Ont. — Canadian cricketers are viewing the Global T20 league as an opportunity to improve their play at a high level. If they can see some game action, that is.

NYCFC snaps Montreal Impact's 4-game win streak 3-0

NEW YORK — The Montreal Impact's win streak has come to an end on the road. Ronald Matarrita had a goal and an assist to lead New York City FC to a 3-0 victory over the Impact on Wednesday night, snapping Montreal's run at four wins.
Leafs' centre Kadri fine with potential demotion following addition of Tavares

Leafs' centre Kadri fine with potential demotion following addition of Tavares

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Nazem Kadri has always seen himself as a No. 1 centre, but he'd have no problem being No. 3 on the Toronto Maple Leafs' depth chart this season after the addition of John Tavares.
Calgary Stampeders stellar 16-0 coming off a bye dating back to 2005

Calgary Stampeders stellar 16-0 coming off a bye dating back to 2005

There's something about coming off a bye week that agrees with quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders. Calgary (3-0) returns from the bye Thursday night in Ottawa against the Redblacks (2-1) in a matchup of division leaders.
'Dream scenario' brings Wickens, Hinchcliffe together as IndyCar's 'Eh Team'

'Dream scenario' brings Wickens, Hinchcliffe together as IndyCar's 'Eh Team'

TORONTO — When Formula One's Juan Pablo Montoya and NASCAR's Jeff Gordon famously swapped cars in a 2003 speed demonstration at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Robert Wickens and James Hinchcliffe were paying close attention.