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Blue Jays closer Giles placed on IL with elbow inflammation

BALTIMORE — The Toronto Blue Jays have placed closer Ken Giles on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation. Giles is 1-1 with a 1.08 ERA and has 11 saves in 12 tries.
Sarah McLachlan set to perform Canadian anthem as Raptors aim for title

Sarah McLachlan set to perform Canadian anthem as Raptors aim for title

OAKLAND, Calif. — Sarah McLachlan will sing Canada's national anthem on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors attempt to win their first NBA championship.
Curling Canada adds birthright status option in update to residency rules

Curling Canada adds birthright status option in update to residency rules

Curling Canada has added a birthright status option to its residency rules for the 2019-20 season, allowing athletes to represent the province or territory where they were born if they live outside of those borders.
Ticats hosting Roughriders to kick off 2019 CFL regular-season action

Ticats hosting Roughriders to kick off 2019 CFL regular-season action

He makes his CFL head-coaching debut Thursday night, but Craig Dickenson isn't thinking about surpassing Wally Buono for most career victories.
Riders quarterback Zach Collaros looking forward to return to Hamilton

Riders quarterback Zach Collaros looking forward to return to Hamilton

It's been over a year, but Zach Collaros hasn't forgotten being traded by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Collaros spent four seasons in Hamilton before being dealt to Saskatchewan on Jan. 3, 2018.

Toronto Blue Jays call up Canadian pitcher Jordan Romano

BALTIMORE — Canadian right-hander Jordan Romano is in the major leagues for the first time. The Toronto Blue Jays selected the native of Markham, Ont., to their major-league roster on Wednesday.
Late-night Raptors games offer families bonding time, push bedtime rules

Late-night Raptors games offer families bonding time, push bedtime rules

Raptors fan Kurt Peacock admits he's really pushing bedtime back as he lets his 11-year-old watch their beloved team make a championship bid this week. Aside from wanting him to witness history in the making, the Saint John, N.B.
Canada diplomatic about U.S. goal celebrations but Scott says they'd tone it down

Canada diplomatic about U.S. goal celebrations but Scott says they'd tone it down

GRENOBLE, France — Canadian players were diplomatic Wednesday when asked about the Americans' 13-0 rout of Thailand and the unbridled celebrations accompanying the baker's dozen of goals at the Women's World Cup.
Canada captain Christine Sinclair celebrates 36th birthday with lava cake

Canada captain Christine Sinclair celebrates 36th birthday with lava cake

GRENOBLE, France — Christine Sinclair's wish for her 36th birthday was simple and sweet — lava cake. There were other perks. A representative from the local Women's World Cup organizing committee surprised the star forward from Burnaby, B.C.
Oilers GM Ken Holland weighing his options ahead of first draft with Edmonton

Oilers GM Ken Holland weighing his options ahead of first draft with Edmonton

Ken Holland will have made up his mind when he steps to the microphone next week. Until then, there's plenty to ponder ahead of the 63-year-old's first NHL draft as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers.