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Jim Bouton, former pitcher, "Ball Four" author, dies at 80

Jim Bouton, former pitcher, "Ball Four" author, dies at 80

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died. He was 80.
Canada's Henderson wins ESPY for best female golfer after two LPGA Tour wins

Canada's Henderson wins ESPY for best female golfer after two LPGA Tour wins

LOS ANGELES — Canada's Brooke Henderson can add an ESPY to her trophy case. Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont., was named best female golfer at the annual celebration of athletes on Wednesday.
Actor Gerry Dee to play against Mackenzie Tour pros at Osprey Valley Open

Actor Gerry Dee to play against Mackenzie Tour pros at Osprey Valley Open

TORONTO — Gerry Dee has a simple goal for this week's Osprey Valley Open: don't embarrass himself. "I'm going to play as well as I can and see how close I can get to not being last," said Dee, adding with a laugh: "I will be last.

B.C. Lions look to eliminate late mistakes in rematch with Edmonton Eskimos

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions know they'll need to play a full four quarters in order to exact payback this week.
Source: Toronto FC sends Jordan Hamilton to Columbus for Patrick Mullins

Source: Toronto FC sends Jordan Hamilton to Columbus for Patrick Mullins

TORONTO — Looking for more options in attack behind Jozy Altidore, Toronto FC has traded Canadian international Jordan Hamilton to Columbus Crew SC for American forward Patrick Mullins. A source confirmed the deal.
Sophomore Nick Arbuckle chasing second straight road win in Hamilton

Sophomore Nick Arbuckle chasing second straight road win in Hamilton

Another week, another road test for Nick Arbuckle. The sophomore quarterback will make his second straight start Saturday night when the Calgary Stampeders (2-1) visit the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3-1) at Tim Hortons Field.
Forward Micheal Ferland signs four-year deal with Vancouver Canucks

Forward Micheal Ferland signs four-year deal with Vancouver Canucks

VANCOUVER — Last season forward Micheal Ferland and the Carolina Hurricanes shocked the NHL by not only sneaking into the playoffs, but storming through to the Eastern Conference final. Now Ferland is looking to replicate that magic in Vancouver.
Kawhi Leonard, Paul George officially join LA Clippers

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George officially join LA Clippers

LAS VEGAS — Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are now officially with the Los Angeles Clippers, moves that bring both of them back to their native Southern California. It might not be forever: Both can become free agents in only two years.

Canadian bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras to fight on UFC 242 card

TORONTO — Canadian bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras will face Liana Jojua at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi in September. Moras (5-5-0) has lost her last three fights and four of her last five. The 31-year-old from Kelowna, B.C., is 2-4-0 in the UFC.
The Latest: Soccer federation head: Women deserve fair pay

The Latest: Soccer federation head: Women deserve fair pay

NEW YORK — The Latest on a New York City parade and ceremony honouring the U.S. women's national soccer team (all times local): 12:35 p.m. U.S. Soccer Federation President Carlos Cordeiro says female athletes "deserve fair and equitable pay.