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Featherstone Rovers on a rugby league roll as they prepare for Toronto showdown

Featherstone Rovers on a rugby league roll as they prepare for Toronto showdown

TORONTO — Featherstone Rovers, the lowest-ranked of the five teams to make the Betfred Championship post-season, have beaten all-comers in the playoffs so far. And they have done it the hard way — with three wins on the road.
Tiger-Cats, Roughriders split CFL top performer honours for September

Tiger-Cats, Roughriders split CFL top performer honours for September

TORONTO — Two Hamilton Tiger-Cats and a Saskatchewan Roughrider are the CFL's top performers for September.
Correction: Ohio State-Team Doctor story

Correction: Ohio State-Team Doctor story

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a story Oct. 1 about an Ohio State University task force, The Associated Press erroneously reported Regis Becker’s current role with the U.S. Center for SafeSport. He is no longer interim CEO but remains a member of its board.
Calgary Flames face playoff nemesis Colorado Avalanche in season-opener

Calgary Flames face playoff nemesis Colorado Avalanche in season-opener

CALGARY — By design or coincidence, NHL schedulers injected an extra dose of drama in the Calgary Flames' season-opener.
Ticats return to Tim Hortons Field after three-game Western road trip

Ticats return to Tim Hortons Field after three-game Western road trip

There really is no place like home for Dane Evans and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Hamilton (11-3) hosts the Edmonton Eskimos (7-7) on Friday night in its first home game in over a month.

Canadian men's volleyball team can't hold lead against Russia

NAGANO, Japan — The Canadian men's volleyball team squandered a two-set lead en route to a 3-2 loss (23-25, 16-25, 25-17, 25-23, 15-10) to Russia on Wednesday at the World Cup. The loss dropped Canada to 0-2 at the event.
Andreescu wins second-round match at China Open, 16th match in a row

Andreescu wins second-round match at China Open, 16th match in a row

BEIJING — Bianca Andreescu won her WTA Tour season-high 16th match in a row on Wednesday, but the Canadian is not satisfied with her mental approach. After the world No.
New Zealand All Blacks pound Canada 63-0 at Rugby World Cup

New Zealand All Blacks pound Canada 63-0 at Rugby World Cup

OITA, Japan — Refreshed after an 11-day break, New Zealand gave Canada a 63-0 thrashing that was expected in the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday.
Panarin, Bobrovsky, Duchene among many on the move in NHL

Panarin, Bobrovsky, Duchene among many on the move in NHL

The St. Louis Blues will look a lot like the team that won the franchise's first Stanley Cup when the puck drops for the NHL's season-opening game against the 2018 champion Washington Capitals.
Soto lifts Nats to 4-3 comeback wild-card win over Brewers

Soto lifts Nats to 4-3 comeback wild-card win over Brewers

WASHINGTON — After all the heartache and close calls, all the early exits, maybe it makes sense that a 20-year-old kid who never had been to the post-season , Juan Soto, would help the Washington Nationals finally advance.