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Canadian Reds star Votto named National League MVP finalist

Canadian Reds star Votto named National League MVP finalist

Joey Votto started the 2017 season unsure how his defensive game would stack up. Now that it's over, the Cincinnati Reds first baseman and Canadian star says it was his defence that made him most proud over his MVP-calibre campaign.
Veteran skip Sherry Middaugh opens with victory at Road to the Roar

Veteran skip Sherry Middaugh opens with victory at Road to the Roar

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — Sherry Middaugh defeated Winnipeg's Darcy Robertson 7-5 in the opening draw Monday at the Home Hardware Road to the Roar Pre-Trials curling competition at Credit Union Place. Middaugh, from Coldwater, Ont.
Leafs centre Matthews plays despite leaving morning skate early with 'soreness'

Leafs centre Matthews plays despite leaving morning skate early with 'soreness'

TORONTO — The in-game camera focused on the Maple Leafs' entrance until Auston Matthews jumped on the ice for pre-game warmups, then it followed him as he circled around Toronto's net to emphasize that yes, the young superstar was going to play.
Bombers look to continue winning ways against Eskimos in West semifinal

Bombers look to continue winning ways against Eskimos in West semifinal

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will have more than home-field advantage working for them Sunday when they host the Edmonton Eskimos in the West Division semifinal.
Bombers star Harris says details, bond with O-line led to rushing title

Bombers star Harris says details, bond with O-line led to rushing title

WINNIPEG — Andrew Harris pointed to a couple of reasons why he captured his first CFL rushing title and set a league record for receptions by a running back.
Toronto FC appeals Altidore red card, says security footage proves their case

Toronto FC appeals Altidore red card, says security footage proves their case

TORONTO — The day after a halftime tunnel melee disrupted Game 2 of the MLS Eastern Conference semifinal, Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney was still radiating frustration.
Turris gives Predators centre depth to match anyone in NHL

Turris gives Predators centre depth to match anyone in NHL

As impressive as it was that the Nashville Predators reached the Stanley Cup Final last spring without their top two centres , it was still a glaring need.
A day after Lowry's ejection, Casey says he wouldn't want point guard to change

A day after Lowry's ejection, Casey says he wouldn't want point guard to change

TORONTO — The day after he was tossed from Toronto's loss to the Washington Wizards, Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry says he'll never tone down his fiercely competitive way. And coach Dwane Casey doesn't want him to.
Austin says he's intent on building Hamilton Tiger-Cats into Grey Cup winner

Austin says he's intent on building Hamilton Tiger-Cats into Grey Cup winner

HAMILTON — Kent Austin has no intention of leaving the Hamilton Tiger-Cats following the worst season of his CFL head-coaching career.
Dorion believes Duchene is the top-6 forward to take Sens to the 'next level'

Dorion believes Duchene is the top-6 forward to take Sens to the 'next level'

OTTAWA — After months of waiting, Matt Duchene feels he is finally closer to "playoff hockey." Duchene skated in his first practice with the Ottawa Senators on Monday, something he admitted was a bit surreal.