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NFL teams under no time pressure to form own anthem policies

NFL teams under no time pressure to form own anthem policies

With no deadlines to meet and a monthlong summer break coming up, NFL teams are in no hurry to formulate a policy on demonstrations during the national anthem.
Bulldogs look for payback against host Pats in Memorial Cup semifinal

Bulldogs look for payback against host Pats in Memorial Cup semifinal

REGINA — While several of his Hamilton Bulldogs teammates huddled around a TV in the team hotel for Wednesday's game at the Memorial Cup, Robert Thomas opted to stop watching shortly after the first period.

Lucky 13: Canadian Claman De Melo confident heading into first Indianapolis 500

Canadian Zachary Claman De Melo isn't apprehensive about qualifying 13th for this weekend's Indianapolis 500. After all, 13 has been a meaningful number for the 20-year-old Montreal native, who'll be making his Indy 500 debut Sunday.
Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

MILWAUKEE — Body camera video showing police using a stun gun on an NBA player over a parking violation is just the latest setback for efforts to improve the strained relationship between Milwaukee officers and the city's black population.
Toronto Blue Jays close out dismal homestand with 8-1 loss to Angels

Toronto Blue Jays close out dismal homestand with 8-1 loss to Angels

TORONTO — Perhaps a change of scenery is just what the Toronto Blue Jays need right now. A dismal 1-6 homestand was capped Thursday afternoon with an 8-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels.
Flamboyant defensive lineman Willis coming out of shell at Lions camp

Flamboyant defensive lineman Willis coming out of shell at Lions camp

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Odell Willis is acting more like his old self again. The veteran defensive lineman began his stay with the B.C.

New conditions for ex-gymnastics coach charged with sexual assault

MONTREAL — An ex-gymnastics coach is facing new conditions related to sexual assault charges for alleged crimes dating back to the 1980s and early '90s. Michel Arsenault is facing four charges of assault and three of sexual assault.
Lyon beats Wolfsburg 4-1 to win Women's Champions League

Lyon beats Wolfsburg 4-1 to win Women's Champions League

KIEV, Ukraine — Lyon scored three goals in five minutes to beat Wolfsburg 4-1 in extra time and win the Women's Champions League for the third year running on Thursday.

Edmonton Eskimos top inaugural CFL poll as team to win '18 Grey Cup

TORONTO — The Edmonton Eskimos will celebrate a Grey Cup win on home soil in November according to the CFL's inaugural media poll. A total of 74 media members participated in the poll. The CFL revealed the results Thursday.

Streaming service DAZN gets Canadian rights to UEFA Champions League

TORONTO — Canadian TV rights for UEFA Champions League soccer are headed to the sports streaming service DAZN. DAZN (pronounced Da Zone) says the rights deal covers three years, starting with the 2018-19 European club championship season.