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Canadian teen Fernandez eliminated in round of 16 at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Canada's rising tennis star Leylah Fernandez has been eliminated at Indian Wells. The 19-year-old from Laval, Que., lost to American Shelby Rogers, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 in the round of 16 of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday.
Coach John Herdman sees Panama game as key for Canada in World Cup qualifying

Coach John Herdman sees Panama game as key for Canada in World Cup qualifying

TORONTO — Back home after picking up points via draws in Mexico and Jamaica, unbeaten Canada can move further up the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying standings when it hosts Panama on Wednesday night at BMO Field. But it won't be easy.

Whitecaps add Gordon (Fiddle) Thornsberry to esports gaming roster

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have added Gordon (Fiddle) Thornsberry to their esports gaming roster. The 24-year-old from Trenton, Ohio, a former eMLS League Series champion, joins Alex (Exraa) Gonzalez on the Whitecaps esports team.

Whitecaps forward Cristian Dajome fined for embellishment in Seattle loss

VANCOUVER — Whitecaps forward Cristian Dajome has been fined for simulation/embellishment in Vancouver’s 4-1 loss to the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.

Pepitone drops lawsuit that sought bat from Hall of Fame

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Yankees star Joe Pepitone has dropped his lawsuit against the Baseball Hall of Fame that sought the return of a Louisville Slugger bat that Mickey Mantle used to hit his 500th career home run. David M.
Allen ready to step up for Canadiens with star goaltender Price out to start season

Allen ready to step up for Canadiens with star goaltender Price out to start season

MONTREAL — Jake Allen agreed to a two-year extension with the Montreal Canadiens back in 2020 to help alleviate the pressure on star goaltender Carey Price.
Canadian women set for 'Celebration Tour' in wake of Olympic soccer success

Canadian women set for 'Celebration Tour' in wake of Olympic soccer success

All 22 members of Canada's Olympic champion women's soccer team will take part in the "Celebration Tour," with games later this month against New Zealand in Ottawa and Montreal.
Nets won't play Irving until he meets vaccine requirement

Nets won't play Irving until he meets vaccine requirement

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving can keep refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. He just won't play for the Brooklyn Nets until he does.
Vancouver, Langford both back on HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series calendar in 2022

Vancouver, Langford both back on HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series calendar in 2022

Vancouver and Langford, B.C., are back on the full 2022 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series schedule.
Jets bolster defence, but goaltending could prove thin behind Hellebuyck

Jets bolster defence, but goaltending could prove thin behind Hellebuyck

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets may have filled some holes on defence in the off-season, but there’s uncertainty about the team’s fortunes when all-star goalie Connor Hellebuyck gets a night off.