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Canadian Liam Fraser ready for his Toronto FC close-up in Bradley's absence

Canadian Liam Fraser ready for his Toronto FC close-up in Bradley's absence

Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney, looking to diffuse expectations, says it will take more than one player to replace injured captain Michael Bradley. But it seems clear Liam Fraser is next man up.

Grey Cup-champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers shuffle their coaching staff

Buck Pierce is the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' new offensive co-ordinator. The Bombers promoted Pierce to the post Tuesday. He replaces Paul LaPolice, who is now the Ottawa Redblacks head coach. Pierce will continue as Winnipeg's quarterback coach.

Canadian skier Andrew Longino wins gold in men's halfpipe at Youth Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Calgary skier Andrew Longino captured Canada's first gold medal at the Youth Olympics on Tuesday. The 17-year-old Longino won the men's ski halfpipe event, scoring 94 points.

Former NHL forward Akim Aliu signs with Czech Extraliga team Litvinov

Former NHL player Akim Aliu, whose description of past alleged racist behaviour by Bill Peters led to the former NHL coach resigning from the Calgary Flames, has signed a contract for the rest of the 2019-20 season with HC Litvinov of the Czech Extra
Canadian baseball star Walker believes he'll come up shot in Hall of Fame vote

Canadian baseball star Walker believes he'll come up shot in Hall of Fame vote

Former Colorado Rockies and Montreal Expos star slugger Larry Walker says he doesn't expect to be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday night. The native of Maple Ridge, B.C.
Defender Rocco Romeo makes move to Toronto FC first team as homegrown player

Defender Rocco Romeo makes move to Toronto FC first team as homegrown player

Toronto FC has signed defender Rocco Romeo to a contract as a homegrown player. The 19-year-old from Toronto becomes the 21st player in club history to join the first team from the Toronto FC academy.
Female soccer players more likely to have medical assessments after head trauma

Female soccer players more likely to have medical assessments after head trauma

TORONTO — Half of elite female soccer players who suffered a head-collision event received medical assessments, compared to a third of male players, according to a Canadian study published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association
Powell Power: Canadian centre plays a big role in Mavericks' potent offence

Powell Power: Canadian centre plays a big role in Mavericks' potent offence

Dwight Powell's contributions to the Dallas Mavericks' NBA-leading offence might not be as apparent to the casual observer as those of his flashier teammates.
When it comes to unanimous Hall picks, Jeter could be No. 2.

When it comes to unanimous Hall picks, Jeter could be No. 2.

NEW YORK — When it comes to unanimous picks for baseball's Hall of Fame, Derek Jeter quite appropriately has the chance to be No. 2.
Canada women's soccer team reduces roster to 20 ahead of CONCACAf Olympic qualifier

Canada women's soccer team reduces roster to 20 ahead of CONCACAf Olympic qualifier

Canada coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller has trimmed his roster to 20 ahead of next week's CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament, with Jenna Hellstrom and 15-year-old Olivia Smith dropping to alternate status.