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Joe Veleno not looking back as he prepares to lead Canada at world juniors

Joe Veleno not looking back as he prepares to lead Canada at world juniors

PLYMOUTH, Mich. — There have been moments in Joe Veleno's young hockey career where he questioned the decision. At the time, however, it was all he wanted. The native of Kirkland, Que.
Buhai leads by 1 over Kang, Shibuno at Women's British Open

Buhai leads by 1 over Kang, Shibuno at Women's British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England — Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the first round of the Women's British Open on Thursday.
Alouettes starting to 'have fun' as they look for fourth straight win

Alouettes starting to 'have fun' as they look for fourth straight win

MONTREAL — Alouettes quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. wasn't about to let running back Will Stanback — in a rush to leave practice to get a haircut — duck the media early.

Winnipeg bantamweight Brad (Superman) Katona added to UFC Vancouver card

Canadian bantamweight Brad (Superman) Katona has been added to the UFC televised card Sept. 14 in Vancouver.

Gimme five: Canadians to watch Friday at the Pan American Games

LIMA, Peru — Here are five Canadian athletes to watch on Friday at the Pan American Games: AMELIA WALSH (CYCLING) The former BMX rider from Ayr, Ont., has switched to the track.
Canadian tennis stars experiencing mixed results heading into Rogers Cup

Canadian tennis stars experiencing mixed results heading into Rogers Cup

WASHINGTON — With the eye-catching results from the tennis teens at big tournaments in Indian Wells, Calif., and Miami back in March, fans were hoping — almost expecting — that a Canadian dynasty had been officially launched.
Disgraced NFL star loses bid to undo plea deal in rape case

Disgraced NFL star loses bid to undo plea deal in rape case

NEW ORLEANS — Disgraced NFL star Darren Sharper's attempt to get out of a 2016 plea deal and 18-year prison sentence in a sexual assault case has been rejected by a federal judge.
CEO Michael Friisdahl looking for more hardware for MLSE trophy case

CEO Michael Friisdahl looking for more hardware for MLSE trophy case

TORONTO — Succeeding the hard-to-miss Tim Leiweke in late 2015, Michael Friisdahl has been content to work behind the scenes and stay out of the spotlight as CEO and president of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.
MLSE looks to improve fan experience at Scotiabank Arena both inside and out

MLSE looks to improve fan experience at Scotiabank Arena both inside and out

TORONTO — While the Toronto Maple Leafs and Raptors gear up for next season, Scotiabank Arena is getting a multimillion-dollar facelift.

Scores and Schedule

Wednesday's Games MLB American League Toronto 4 Kansas City 1 Detroit 9 L.A. Angels 1 Cleveland 10 Houston 4 Tampa Bay 8 Boston 5 Texas 9 Seattle 7 National League Atlanta 5 Washington 4 (10 innings) Cincinnati 4 Pittsburgh 1 L.A.