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Amanda Asay, Canada bounces back with 9-7 win over Puerto Rico

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico — Veteran Amanda Asay and the Canadian women's national team had a bounce-back performance on Friday with a 9-7 win against Puerto Rico in a World Cup qualifier.

Blue Bombers down Eskimos 34-28 for third straight win; sit first in West

EDMONTON — It's not often that a quarterback records more rushing than passing yards in a game, but it was a surprising recipe for success for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday.
Denis Shapovalov falls in semis against Hubert Hurkacz at Winston-Salem Open

Denis Shapovalov falls in semis against Hubert Hurkacz at Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. — Canada's Denis Shapovalov was unable to pull off two victories in the same day, falling to Hubert Hurkacz of Poland in the semifinals at the Winston-Salem Open on Friday night.
Reigning champion Brooke Henderson stays in contention at CP Women's Open

Reigning champion Brooke Henderson stays in contention at CP Women's Open

AURORA, Ont. — After Brooke Henderson birdied No. 15 she stood back from the green to check her notes and watch groupmates Stacy Lewis and Min-Jee Lee finish the hole.
Twelve-year-old Michelle Liu a fan favourite in her CP Women's Open debut

Twelve-year-old Michelle Liu a fan favourite in her CP Women's Open debut

AURORA, Ont. — Just four years ago, Canadian amateur Michelle Liu was leaning on the ropes at the CP Women's Open to ask LPGA Tour professionals for autographs.
Ottawa Redblacks, Saskatchewan Roughriders headed in opposite directions

Ottawa Redblacks, Saskatchewan Roughriders headed in opposite directions

REGINA — It's amazing how things have changed for the Ottawa Redblacks and the Saskatchewan Roughriders since their initial meeting of the season on June 20.

Sylvia Ruegger, former Canadian marathon record holder, dead at 58

TORONTO — Long-distance runner Sylvia Ruegger, who held the Canadian women's marathon record for 28 years, has died. She was 58. Athletics Canada confirmed Ruegger's death on its Twitter account on Friday.
B.C. Lions preach finish, toughness against ferocious Hamilton Tiger-Cats

B.C. Lions preach finish, toughness against ferocious Hamilton Tiger-Cats

VANCOUVER — Despite a tough start to the season, Bryan Burnham says the B.C. Lions are still in good spirits — albeit with a bit of an edge.

Manitoba premier Brian Pallister says fans disappointed after NFL controversy

WINNIPEG — The premier of Manitoba says "there's a lot of disappointment" in the province after a controversial NFL pre-season game at IG Field on Thursday night.
Andreescu looks to take advantage of wide-open women's field at U.S. Open

Andreescu looks to take advantage of wide-open women's field at U.S. Open

NEW YORK — A year ago, her ranking outside the top 200, Bianca Andreescu barely squeezed into the U.S. Open qualifying. She exited in the first round, and missed the next two months with back problems. The 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont.