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NHL is moving forward with Seattle expansion bid

NHL is moving forward with Seattle expansion bid

NEW YORK — The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle.
Women's captain Christine Sinclair calls out Canadian Soccer Association

Women's captain Christine Sinclair calls out Canadian Soccer Association

TORONTO — What about us? That was Canadian captain Christine Sinclair's question Tuesday, apparently after seeing the Canadian Soccer Association's enthusiastic social media push of the Canadian men's game Oct. 16 against Dominica.
Canucks loan forward Sam Gagner to Maple Leafs' AHL affiliate

Canucks loan forward Sam Gagner to Maple Leafs' AHL affiliate

TORONTO — The American Hockey League's Toronto Marlies have acquired forward Sam Gagner on loan from the NHL's Vancouver Canucks. The move comes after the the veteran forward cleared waivers.
World junior hockey captains Dube, Valimaki crack Calgary Flames roster

World junior hockey captains Dube, Valimaki crack Calgary Flames roster

CALGARY — Dillon Dube's choice of number drew a few comments from his Calgary Flames teammates. But he didn't care.
Canucks opt for four alternate captains instead of dishing out the 'C'

Canucks opt for four alternate captains instead of dishing out the 'C'

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks' decision not to name a captain this season was "pretty easy," says head coach Travis Green. The club announced Tuesday it had instead chosen to go with four alternates.
Jays GM says he'll likely need at least three weeks to fill manager position

Jays GM says he'll likely need at least three weeks to fill manager position

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays had the breath knocked out of them barely a month into the 2018 campaign. The final gasp essentially came halfway through the season.
MLB blasts 'unwritten rules' in official post-season ad

MLB blasts 'unwritten rules' in official post-season ad

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball is opening October by blasting the game's so-called "unwritten rules." MLB released an advertisement ahead of Tuesday's post-season opener denouncing the anti-bat flip attitudes of many baseball traditionalists.

Toronto FC to return Michael Bradley to midfield from temporary centre back role

TORONTO — Michael Bradley will be back in his familiar defensive midfield role when Toronto FC hosts the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.
Cup-favourite Leafs set to open season versus Habs: 'We haven't proven anything'

Cup-favourite Leafs set to open season versus Habs: 'We haven't proven anything'

TORONTO — Mike Babcock says a lot of people thought he was crazy after signing on to become head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. There were times in the beginning when he felt the same way.
Herdman adds more youth in teenager Tabla for Canada game against Dominica

Herdman adds more youth in teenager Tabla for Canada game against Dominica

TORONTO — The Canadian men's soccer team continues to get younger under coach John Herdman. Herdman called up five teenagers for the 8-0 win over the U.S. Virgin Islands in Canada's CONCACAF Nations League debut last month.