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Veterans Diana Matheson, Erin McLeod ruled out of World Cup squad through injury

Veterans Diana Matheson, Erin McLeod ruled out of World Cup squad through injury

TORONTO — Veteran midfielder Diana Matheson and goalkeeper Erin McLeod, who have a combined 321 caps for Canada, have been ruled out of the World Cup through injury.
Christine Sinclair sounds call for women's professional soccer in Canada

Christine Sinclair sounds call for women's professional soccer in Canada

TORONTO — On the eve of the Women's World Cup, Canada captain Christine Sinclair is sounding the call for women's pro soccer in Canada. Sinclair has made a career of growing the sport of women's soccer and she's not finished yet.

B.C. Lions sign all seven players they selected in 2019 CFL draft

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions signed their entire 2019 draft class Thursday. B.C. selected seven players in the May 2 draft, with Missouri linebacker Noah Robinson being its first selection (third round, No. 26 overall).

Retired quarterback Travis Lulay joins B.C. Lions front office

VANCOUVER — Travis Lulay may have hung up his cleats, but he's sticking with the B.C. Lions. The club announced Thursday that the retired quarterback has been hired as part of its corporate partnerships team.
Source: New deal prevents CFL from holding back off-season player bonuses

Source: New deal prevents CFL from holding back off-season player bonuses

TORONTO — The tentative agreement between the CFL and CFL Players' Association eliminates one of the most contentious issues of this off-season.
Raptors need more  from secondary players like Green, Ibaka versus Bucks

Raptors need more from secondary players like Green, Ibaka versus Bucks

MILWAUKEE — Danny Green arrived to speak with reporters on Thursday sporting a nasty black bruise on one knee.

Argos release linebacker Bear Woods days before start of training camp

TORONTO — The Argonauts have released veteran linebacker Bear Woods, a key member of Toronto's 2017 Grey Cup squad. The move comes three days before veterans were expected to report to training camp.

Toronto Blue Jays send Teoscar Hernandez down to minors

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned slumping outfielder Teoscar Hernandez to triple-A Buffalo. Infielder Richard Urena was recalled Thursday and will take Hernandez's place on the roster for a game in Chicago against the White Sox.

Canada improves to 3-1 with win over France at world hockey championship

KOSICE, Slovakia — Canada extended its win streak to three games with a 5-2 victory over France on Thursday at the world hockey championship.
After sitting last spring, Jeremy Bracco helping propel Marlies in AHL playoffs

After sitting last spring, Jeremy Bracco helping propel Marlies in AHL playoffs

TORONTO — Jeremy Bracco wants to make one thing clear — he has a team-first mentality and was ecstatic when his Toronto Marlies hoisted the Calder Cup last June. The thing is, finding yourself in the middle of the action is a lot more fun.