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WNBA suspends Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence

WNBA suspends Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence

NEW YORK — Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games — nearly a third of the season — for a domestic violence incident.

Major League Soccer fines Toronto FC's Jozy Altidore for criticizing referees

TORONTO — Major League Soccer has fined Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore for his criticism of on-field officials. Altidore did not mince words over a non-call when Toronto's Ayo Akinola was bodychecked to the ground in the D.C.
New head coach Nick Nurse preparing Canada for long FIBA World Cup run

New head coach Nick Nurse preparing Canada for long FIBA World Cup run

TORONTO — Nick Nurse is going to prepare Canada's men's basketball team for a long haul. A group of 29 players — including 17 NBAers — were invited to Canada's training camp on Tuesday ahead of the FIBA World Cup.
Jennings to start at under centre for Redblacks in place of injured Davis

Jennings to start at under centre for Redblacks in place of injured Davis

OTTAWA — Jonathon Jennings will start Friday night when the Ottawa Redblacks visit the undefeated Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Jennings worked with the starting offence at Tuesday's practice.
Canada opts for blend of experience and youth for rugby sevens Pan Am teams

Canada opts for blend of experience and youth for rugby sevens Pan Am teams

Some familiar faces will be missing as Canada looks to defend its Pan American Games titles in men's and women's rugby sevens.

Senators deal forward Zack Smith to Blackhawks for centre Artem Anisimov

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators traded forward Zack Smith to the Chicago Blackhawks for centre Artem Anisimov on Tuesday. Smith, 31, had been the current longest-serving member of the Senators after being selected 79th overall in the 2008 NHL draft.
Toronto FC believes it is back on track as it readies for Red Bulls test

Toronto FC believes it is back on track as it readies for Red Bulls test

Toronto FC looks to continue its return to form Wednesday against the visiting New York Red Bulls with coach Greg Vanney facing lineup choices. "A lot of decisions to make now," Vanney said happily after training Tuesday.
Arbitrator upholds CFL's suspension against Ticats' linebacker Lawrence

Arbitrator upholds CFL's suspension against Ticats' linebacker Lawrence

TORONTO — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be without linebacker Simoni Lawrence for two games. Arbitrator William Kaplan rejected Lawrence's appeal Tuesday of the two-game suspension levied against him last month by the CFL.
Edmonton Oilers sign forward Josh Archibald  to one-year contract

Edmonton Oilers sign forward Josh Archibald to one-year contract

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed free agent forward Josh Archibald to a one-year contract. The 26-year-old Archibald spent last season with the Arizona Coyotes, recording 22 points (12 goals, 10 assists) in 68 games.
Brayden Schnur drops first-round match at Hall of Fame Open

Brayden Schnur drops first-round match at Hall of Fame Open

NEWPORT, R.I. — Canada's Brayden Schnur lost his first match as a top-100 player, falling 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 to Australian Matthew Ebden in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Open on Tuesday. Schnur, from Pickering, Ont., jumped to No.