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A's Maxwell takes to knee in bullpen during anthem in Texas

A's Maxwell takes to knee in bullpen during anthem in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas — Bruce Maxwell took to a knee in the Oakland bullpen during the national anthem before the Athletics' game against the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.
Silver expects NBA players to stand during national anthem

Silver expects NBA players to stand during national anthem

NEW YORK — Adam Silver expects NBA players to continue standing for the national anthem. Not only because it's a league rule, but because they are aware of what it means in what the commissioner believes is a divided America.
Boston sports teams tell fans to take a stand against racism

Boston sports teams tell fans to take a stand against racism

BOSTON — Athletes from the Boston area's five professional sports teams are launching a new campaign to fight racism and discrimination.
On-field patience paying off huge for Argos running back James Wilder Jr.

On-field patience paying off huge for Argos running back James Wilder Jr.

TORONTO — The man whose job James Wilder Jr. took is playing a big role in helping first-year Argonaut keep his spot as Toronto's feature running back. Wilder has recorded consecutive 100-yard rushing games, running for 331 yards over that span.
Greater focus on off-season conditioning has Lowry & Co. in top form

Greater focus on off-season conditioning has Lowry & Co. in top form

VICTORIA — Norm Powell has always been a big fan of three-a-days.
Redblacks suffer another loss on O-line before game against visiting Roughriders

Redblacks suffer another loss on O-line before game against visiting Roughriders

OTTAWA — Things were already hard enough for Ottawa quarterback Ryan Lindley without another giant hole opening up in the Redblacks' offensive line.
Henderson would look to team captain for guidance on White House visit

Henderson would look to team captain for guidance on White House visit

TORONTO — If retired hockey great Paul Henderson were invited to the White House after winning a championship, he'd look to his teammate wearing the 'C' to make the call on attendance plans. "Well I was a team player.
Luxury designer Versace releases Vancouver Canucks hockey logo look-alike

Luxury designer Versace releases Vancouver Canucks hockey logo look-alike

VANCOUVER — Fans of the Vancouver Canucks may be in for a surprise the next time they find themselves browsing the aisles of the high-end fashion world.

Brazil mounts curling challenge against Canada for world championship berth

OTTAWA — Brazil has challenged world champion Canada for the right to compete in the 2018 men's world curling championship. The Americas Zone is guaranteed two spots in the world championship March 31 to April 8 in Las Vegas.

Rugby Canada, Trudeau back Ireland's bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has joined Rugby Canada in throwing support behind Ireland's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.