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World championship next post-Olympic hurdle for swimmer Penny Oleksiak

World championship next post-Olympic hurdle for swimmer Penny Oleksiak

Penny Oleksiak believes she's swimming faster these days. The world championship will tell her if she's right.
Veteran defenceman Andrew Ference retires, won Stanley Cup with Bruins in 2011

Veteran defenceman Andrew Ference retires, won Stanley Cup with Bruins in 2011

EDMONTON — Veteran defenceman Andrew Ference, who won a Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins in 2011, has announced his retirement from professional hockey after 16 NHL seasons.
Bourdais serving as mentor during Honda Indy Toronto, months after crash

Bourdais serving as mentor during Honda Indy Toronto, months after crash

TORONTO — Sebastien Bourdais is trading in his helmet for his smarts this weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto.

Court: MLB committee can determine Nationals' rights fees

WASHINGTON — A committee of Major League Baseball owners and executives can determine how much money the Washington Nationals should receive from the Baltimore Orioles for television broadcasts of their games, an appeals court ruled Thursday.
Lawrence in for injured friend White as Eskimos prepare for Redblacks

Lawrence in for injured friend White as Eskimos prepare for Redblacks

EDMONTON — "Maybe next year," the mantra of losing sports teams to give hope to their fans, means something different to Edmonton Eskimos running backs Kendial Lawrence and John White.
Impact add depth at left back; acquire veteran Francis from Earthquakes

Impact add depth at left back; acquire veteran Francis from Earthquakes

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact added depth at left back with the acquisition of Shaun Francis from the San Jose Earthquakes on Thursday.
Defending champ Power doesn't think rain will be issue at Honda Indy Toronto

Defending champ Power doesn't think rain will be issue at Honda Indy Toronto

TORONTO — It may be the middle of summer in Toronto, but Will Power thinks the streets surrounding Exhibition Place could have an element of a Canadian winter on Sunday afternoon.
Chuck Blazer dies after exposing corruption he profited from

Chuck Blazer dies after exposing corruption he profited from

NEW YORK — The charade only ended in the final years of Chuck Blazer's life. Stripped of his extravagances, soccer's gregarious and greedy dealmaker was forced to admit to his years of corruption and confined to a New Jersey hospital.

Impact acquire Jamaican defender Shaun Francis from Earthquakes

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact has acquired left-back Shaun Francis from the San Jose Earthquakes. The Impact will send San Jose either a second round pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft or US$50,000 in general allocation money.

Raptors' restructuring officially begins with trade of Carroll to Nets

TORONTO — The restructuring of the Toronto Raptors is officially underway with the team's confirmation of a trade that will send forward DeMarre Carroll to the Brooklyn Nets.