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Oilers GM says Eberle trade tied to Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl

Oilers GM says Eberle trade tied to Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl

CHICAGO — Edmonton general manager Peter Chiarelli listed three reasons for trading Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders, but the one that loomed largest had more to do with franchise cornerstones Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl.

Despite short turnaround, Toronto FC looking to avenge New England loss

TORONTO — Short turnaround or not, Toronto FC has a score to settle with the New England Revolution on Friday night.

Luggage finally catches up with Canadian women's rugby sevens team in France

It took 85 hours but Canada's women's rugby sevens team was finally reunited with its luggage in France on Thursday. The Canadian women left Sunday, flying from Victoria to Montreal and then Lyon.

One time football wild child Adarius Bowman still running, but with more purpose

EDMONTON — At age 31, one-time football wild child Adarius Bowman now runs his routes like he lives his life: with more care and precision, looking back only as a way to improve moving forward. And no dwelling on the "what ifs." "I've found purpose.

McDavid, Matthews in action on opening night of 2017-18 NHL season

NEW YORK — Winnipeg hosts Toronto and Edmonton welcomes Calgary on the opening day of the 2017-18 NHL regular season, while the Vegas Golden Knights play their inaugural game two nights later in Dallas.
After missing 2016 season to injury, Redblacks RB powell anxious to see action

After missing 2016 season to injury, Redblacks RB powell anxious to see action

OTTAWA — After being forced to watch the Redblacks' championship run from the sidelines last season, running back William Powell is understandably eager to suit up for Ottawa's Grey Cup rematch with the Calgary Stampeders.
Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest found guilty on 37 charges in sex trial

Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest found guilty on 37 charges in sex trial

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A Quebec judge described a former high-performance Canadian ski coach as a sexual predator Thursday as he found him guilty of 37 charges related to the exploitation and sexual assault of his young female students.

Toronto FC, Wolfpack show off their rainbow colours during Pride week

TORONTO — For the Toronto Wolfpack, it's game-day Saturday and Pride parade Sunday. The fledgling pro rugby league team, which hosts Hunslet RLFC on Saturday, is looking forward to taking part in Toronto's annual parade. "We'll all march ...

Canada to start road to basketball World Cup against the Bahamas in Halifax

Canada will begin its road to qualification for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Halifax. Canada Basketball announced Thursday that the Canadians will host the Bahamas on Nov.

Report recommends change in funding of Canada's Olympians and Paralympians

A shake-up is coming in how Canada pays for its athletes to win Olympic and Paralympic medals.