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CFL West Division playoff picture features 64 different permutations

CFL West Division playoff picture features 64 different permutations

TORONTO — Muddled doesn't begin to describe the CFL West Division's playoff picture. According to the league, a potential of 64 different playoff permutations currently exist.
Toronto Wolfpack strengthen squad, add experience with six new signings

Toronto Wolfpack strengthen squad, add experience with six new signings

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack strengthened their squad Thursday with six new signings, including Samoan international centre Ricky Leutele and veteran England forward Jon Wilkin.

Canada's Bouchard through to Luxembourg semifinals after Petkovic retires

LUXEMBOURG — Canada's Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the semifinal of the Luxembourg Open tennis tournament on Thursday when her quarterfinal opponent, Andrea Petkovic of Germany, retired with a leg injury in the second set.

Crawford, Despatie, Allen, Keon, Adams, Baker enter Hall in athlete category

TORONTO — Cross-country skier Chandra Crawford was on top of the sporting world in 2006 when she won a surprise gold at the Turin Olympics. The result she's most proud of came eight years later and didn't include a podium appearance.
UFC executive says cannabis a popular talking point among MMA fighters

UFC executive says cannabis a popular talking point among MMA fighters

TORONTO — While cannabis is not even tested for out of competition, UFC vice-president Jeff Novitzky says it's a constant topic of conversation in his world.
Spence chosen as Canada's closing flag-bearer for 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Spence chosen as Canada's closing flag-bearer for 2018 Youth Olympic Games

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Gymnast Emma Spence was selected as Canada's flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. The 15-year-old from Cambridge, Ont.

Ottawa slotback Brad Sinopoli closing in CFL single-season record

Brad Sinopoli is on a historic pace. The Ottawa receiver is closing in on the CFL's regular-season record for most catches by a Canadian-born receiver. The 30-year-old native of Peterborough, Ont.
Canadian rugby sevens women open crucial World Series season in Colorado

Canadian rugby sevens women open crucial World Series season in Colorado

TORONTO — While the Canadian men's sevens side butts heads off the field with Rugby Canada, the Canadian women open their season Saturday in Glendale, Colo. The U.S.

Leafs' Andersen to start against Penguins after missing game with sore knee

TORONTO — Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen will get the start when Toronto hosts the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight. Leafs head coach Mike Babcock made the announcement following today's morning skate.
Ryan Suzuki aiming to join brother Nick as a first-round draft pick in 2019

Ryan Suzuki aiming to join brother Nick as a first-round draft pick in 2019

TORONTO — Ryan Suzuki isn't shy when the chance to chirp his older brother Nick comes his way. That's how it's been since they were kids playing mini-stick hockey and video games in their family home.