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Toronto FC looking to bounce back after disappointing showing in Ottawa

Toronto FC looking to bounce back after disappointing showing in Ottawa

TORONTO — Expect a different Toronto FC on Wednesday as the MLS club looks to rally from a 2-1 deficit against the Ottawa Fury in the second leg of their Canadian championship semifinal.
No Adam Bighill and Ryan Phillips on defence? No problem, say B.C. Lions

No Adam Bighill and Ryan Phillips on defence? No problem, say B.C. Lions

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Mark Washington's ears are ringing a little less than usual at B.C. Lions' training camp.
Bouchard advances to second round of French Open with comeback win over Ozaki

Bouchard advances to second round of French Open with comeback win over Ozaki

PARIS — Canada's Eugenie Bouchard is through to the second round of the French Open after posting a comeback 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 over Japan's Risa Ozaki on Tuesday.
Ottawa Senators centre Derick Brassard to undergo shoulder surgery

Ottawa Senators centre Derick Brassard to undergo shoulder surgery

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators announced today that centre Derick Brassard will require surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder.

Canadian powerlifter Jamael tests positive for 11 banned substances

OTTAWA — Canadian powerlifter Thomas Jamael has been banned four years after testing positive for 11 banned substances. Jamael's urine sample was tested in-competition on Feb. 11.

UCLA creates $1M in scholarships in name of Jackie Robinson

LOS ANGELES — UCLA is creating $1 million worth of scholarships in the name of Jackie Robinson for male athletes in the four sports the baseball Hall of Famer played while attending the school. The Jackie R.
Winnipeg receivers hope to catch a break on the injury front in 2017

Winnipeg receivers hope to catch a break on the injury front in 2017

WINNIPEG — Darvin Adams would be happy to haul in some long bombs and take it to the house. Weston Dressler is gearing up to turn some short passes into big gains.
Meet P.K. Subban's sidekick and the Preds secret weapon vs. Crosby and Malkin

Meet P.K. Subban's sidekick and the Preds secret weapon vs. Crosby and Malkin

PITTSBURGH — Mattias Ekholm's teammates wonder why it took so long for the 27-year-old Nashville Predators defenceman to get his due.
Borussia Dortmund fires Thomas Tuchel as coach

Borussia Dortmund fires Thomas Tuchel as coach

DORTMUND, Germany — Borussia Dortmund fired Thomas Tuchel as coach on Tuesday, three days after he led the club to its first title in five years.
Toronto Wolfpack forward James Laithwaite recalls the day he broke his neck

Toronto Wolfpack forward James Laithwaite recalls the day he broke his neck

TORONTO — It started as a routine rugby league tackle. But bad things can happen when some 900 pounds of beef collides at speed with no padding.