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CFL says former Rider Justin Cox still banned despite assault acquittal

CFL says former Rider Justin Cox still banned despite assault acquittal

REGINA — The commissioner of the Canadian Football League says a former Saskatchewan Roughrider still can't play in the CFL even though he was found not guilty of assault causing bodily harm.
French Open takes player's credential for harassing reporter

French Open takes player's credential for harassing reporter

PARIS — A French tennis player's French Open credential was revoked because he grabbed a reporter and kissed her on the neck during a live TV interview at the tournament.

CFL spotlight on Calgary receiver DaVaris Daniels after meteoric rookie season

CALGARY — DaVaris Daniels has lost the element of surprise. When defences around the CFL face the Calgary Stampeders in 2017, they'll scheme with last season's rookie of the year in mind.

Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system

Police found Tiger Woods asleep at the wheel on the side of a six-lane Florida road in the dark of morning, the engine running and his right blinker flashing.
D.C. United forward Jose Ortiz suspended for costly dive in Vancouver

D.C. United forward Jose Ortiz suspended for costly dive in Vancouver

TORONTO — It will be of small comfort to the Vancouver Whitecaps but MLS has fined and suspended D.C. United forward Jose Ortiz one game for simulation/embellishment.
Orridge says groundwork for success in place for next CFL commissioner

Orridge says groundwork for success in place for next CFL commissioner

TORONTO — Jeffrey Orridge has some friendly advice for his successor: Stay the course. Orridge will step down as CFL commissioner June 30 after just over two years on the job.
Game 1 hero Jake Guentzel an out of nowhere star for the Penguins

Game 1 hero Jake Guentzel an out of nowhere star for the Penguins

PITTSBURGH — Penguins winger Jake Guentzel was such an unknown commodity that his own captain hardly knew who he was before the season began.
Blue Jays lefty J.A. Happ activated from disabled list before start against Reds

Blue Jays lefty J.A. Happ activated from disabled list before start against Reds

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays reinstated left-hander J.A. Happ from the disabled list Tuesday and optioned reliever Dominic Leone to triple-A Buffalo. Happ spent six weeks on the DL due to a left elbow injury.

Canada wins cricket promotion after finishing second in Uganda tournament

KAMPALA, Uganda — Canada is moving up the cricket ladder after finishing runner-up at the ICC World Cricket League Division 3 tournament.
Home of the NHL Winnipeg Jets gets new moniker after Bell MTS merger

Home of the NHL Winnipeg Jets gets new moniker after Bell MTS merger

WINNIPEG — The home of the National Hockey League Winnipeg Jets is getting a new name. After 13 years as MTS Centre, the downtown arena is being renamed Bell MTS Place. The change reflects the recent takeover by Bell Canada of MTS.