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Alouettes defensive back Mincy hopes to stop former Auburn teammate Williams

Alouettes defensive back Mincy hopes to stop former Auburn teammate Williams

MONTREAL — Cornerback Jonathan Mincy will probably see a lot of Adarius Bowman when the Montreal Alouettes visit Edmonton on Friday, but he won't complain if he gets a down or two against Eskimos newcomer D'haquille (Duke) Williams.
Argonauts improved defence looks to contain Lions attack

Argonauts improved defence looks to contain Lions attack

It was like Marcus Ball never left. After a three-year absence, the veteran linebacker made a triumphant return to Toronto last week.
Conditional discharge, community service for Blue Jays can tosser Ken Pagan

Conditional discharge, community service for Blue Jays can tosser Ken Pagan

TORONTO — A man who threw a beer can onto the field during a dramatic Blue Jays playoff game last fall was given a conditional discharge Wednesday, after his lawyer argued the public humiliation he suffered since being charged in the incident should
Raptors promote Bobby Webster to general manager in wake of Weltman departure

Raptors promote Bobby Webster to general manager in wake of Weltman departure

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have promoted Bobby Webster to general manager following the departure of Jeff Weltman to the Magic last month. Webster moves into the job after working as the team's vice-president of basketball strategy since 2016.
Filly Holy Helena tabbed as early favourite for $1-million Queen's Plate

Filly Holy Helena tabbed as early favourite for $1-million Queen's Plate

TORONTO — Luis Contreras has been here before. The Mexican-born jockey will lead early 3-1 favourite Holy Helena into the $1-million Queen's Plate on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saunders returns to Jays organization after signing minor-league deal

Saunders returns to Jays organization after signing minor-league deal

TORONTO — Michael Saunders is back in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. The Blue Jays announced Wednesday that the Victoria-born outfielder has signed a minor-league deal and will report to triple-A Buffalo.

Woodbine Racetrack to open second grass course in time for 2019 season

TORONTO — Woodbine Racetrack is adding a second grass course. Jim Lawson, Woodbine's chief executive officer, made the announcement Wednesday during the draw for the $1-million Queen's Plate.
Ottawa Senators sign goaltender Mike Condon to three-year extension

Ottawa Senators sign goaltender Mike Condon to three-year extension

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed goaltender Mike Condon to a three-year contract extension worth an average annual value of US$2.4 million per season.
Top-ranked tennis players Murray, Kerber agree to play at Rogers Cup tournaments

Top-ranked tennis players Murray, Kerber agree to play at Rogers Cup tournaments

TORONTO — Men's No. 1 Andy Murray, women's top seed Angelique Kerber and Canadian stars Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard are among the players who have agreed to play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournaments in Toronto and Montreal.
Oilers nearing big eight-year extension for star captain Connor McDavid

Oilers nearing big eight-year extension for star captain Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid just took home his first NHL MVP award, and now he's on the verge of becoming the league's highest-paid player. The 20-year-old is nearing an extension with the Edmonton Oilers, reportedly worth US$106 million over eight years.