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Van Ryk leads Canada past Mexico 3-1 in quarters of continental championship

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Kiera Van Ryk had 28 points as Canada downed Mexico 3-1 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the NORCECA women's volleyball championship. Canada won the quarter-final 25-20, 29-31, 25-17, 25-20.
Bethel-Thompson throws two TD passes to lead Argos past Redblacks 28-21

Bethel-Thompson throws two TD passes to lead Argos past Redblacks 28-21

TORONTO — Facing the Ottawa Redblacks agrees with McLeod Bethel-Thompson. Bethel-Thompson threw two touchdown passes as Toronto (3-12) snapped a three-game losing streak with a 28-21 home win over Ottawa (3-12) on Friday night.
Olivia Howe enters uncharted territory, joining Moose Jaw WHL coaching staff

Olivia Howe enters uncharted territory, joining Moose Jaw WHL coaching staff

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — The Moose Jaw Warriors are believed to have hired the first female coach in Western Hockey League history. Olivia Howe, a native of Moose Jaw, Sask.
Popular mountain biker dies in trail ride accident while in Mexico

Popular mountain biker dies in trail ride accident while in Mexico

VANCOUVER — A popular mountain biker from British Columbia has died in Mexico. A statement from Jordie Lunn's family says the 36-year-old was killed while trail riding in Cabo San Lucas with friends.

Moose Jaw Warriors add woman to coaching staff, first for Western Hockey League

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — The Moose Jaw Warriors have added a woman to their coaching staff — a first for the Western Hockey League. The team says Olivia Howe has joined the organization as a coaching assistant.
Blue Bombers embrace snowy weather heading into home game against Als

Blue Bombers embrace snowy weather heading into home game against Als

Winnipeg Blue Bombers rookie receiver Kenny Lawler was doing snow angels on the turf on Friday. It might be a sign of things to come.
Family Affair: Leafs lick their wounds after 'unacceptable' loss to Lightning

Family Affair: Leafs lick their wounds after 'unacceptable' loss to Lightning

TORONTO — Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock gathered his players at Toronto's practice facility Friday morning.
Eskimos hope to lock up playoff berth and eliminate Lions

Eskimos hope to lock up playoff berth and eliminate Lions

EDMONTON — A win over the visiting B.C. Lions on Saturday won't just ensure the Edmonton Eskimos make the playoffs. It also will buy the Eskimos some time to get their game straightened out going into the post-season.

Canada loses tight match against Americans at men's volleyball World Cup

HIROSHIMA, Japan — The Canadian men's volleyball team fell just short of an upset at the World Cup, falling 3-2 (21-25, 25-11, 20-25, 25-19, 15-13) to the United States on Friday.
Gaudreau scores winner in shootout, Flames beat Stars 3-2

Gaudreau scores winner in shootout, Flames beat Stars 3-2

DALLAS — Johnny Gaudreau didn't watch the beginning of a shootout, though he had the best view in the house for the end. Gaudreau put a backhand past Dallas goalie Ben Bishop to give the Calgary Flames a 3-2 victory over the Stars on Thursday night.