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Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.
Canucks: Pettersson in concussion protocol, Beagle out with broken forearm

Canucks: Pettersson in concussion protocol, Beagle out with broken forearm

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks say rookie forward Elias Pettersson is in concussion protocol while centre Jay Beagle is out six weeks with a broken forearm.
Gilgeous-Alexander will be an intriguing Canadian storyline in NBA this season

Gilgeous-Alexander will be an intriguing Canadian storyline in NBA this season

TORONTO — In the Los Angeles Clippers' final pre-season game against Maccabi Haifa last week, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drove to the hoop from halfcourt before muscling through two opponents for an emphatic dunk.

Panthers defenceman Matheson suspended two games for hit on Canucks' Pettersson

NEW YORK — The NHL has suspended Florida Panthers defenceman Mike Matheson for two games without pay for interference and unsportsmanlike conduct for his hit on Elias Pettersson that left the Vancouver Canucks rookie forward with a concussion.

Changing of the guard as Scott Arfield takes over as Canada soccer captain

TORONTO — A changing of the guard is under way with the Canadian men's soccer team with Scott Arfield taking over as permanent captain from Atiba Hutchinson. Health permitting, Arfield will lead out the 79th-ranked Canadians against No.

Calgary mayor doesn't want to spend more than province on 2026 Games

CALGARY — The mayor of Calgary says the city shouldn't contribute more than the province of Alberta to host the 2026 Winter Games.
Ticats can help their quest for first in East Division with a win Friday night

Ticats can help their quest for first in East Division with a win Friday night

It's a crucial time of the year for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Hamilton (8-7) visits the Ottawa Redblacks (8-7) on Friday night to open an important home-and-home series between the two.
Broadcaster Jack Armstrong says unique family is "A remarkable journey"

Broadcaster Jack Armstrong says unique family is "A remarkable journey"

TORONTO — Kevin Armstrong likes to tell people he's already won the lottery twice in his life. The first was being adopted. The second was being raised by Jack and Dena Armstrong. "Definitely the coolest parents," Kevin said from his San Diego home.
Veteran Toronto Wolfpack forwards Cory Paterson and Richard Whiting retire

Veteran Toronto Wolfpack forwards Cory Paterson and Richard Whiting retire

Toronto Wolfpack forwards Cory Paterson and Richard Whiting have announced their retirement from rugby league.
Toronto FC playmaker Victor Vazquez done for the season after knee surgery

Toronto FC playmaker Victor Vazquez done for the season after knee surgery

TORONTO — Its playoff hopes gone, Toronto FC has shut down Spanish playmaker Victor Vazquez for the remaining three games of the MLS regular season.