Skip to content

National Sports

Josh Jooris scores twice to lead Hurricanes past Maple Leafs 6-3

Josh Jooris scores twice to lead Hurricanes past Maple Leafs 6-3

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs capped a solid 10-game season-opening stretch on Thursday night with one of their worst efforts in recent memory.
Toronto FC ready for hard-pressing Red Bulls in MLS Eastern Conference semifinal

Toronto FC ready for hard-pressing Red Bulls in MLS Eastern Conference semifinal

Toronto FC posed for its team photo Thursday, with the Voyageurs Cup and Supporters' Shield proudly displayed in front.

Ravens QB Flacco hurt on tackle by Dolphins

BALTIMORE — Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has been placed in concussion protocol after being struck in the helmet at the end of a run against the Miami Dolphins. Flacco had slid onto the turf when he has hit by Miami linebacker Kiko Alonso.
Whacky World Series: Homers fly, Dodgers-Astros even at 1

Whacky World Series: Homers fly, Dodgers-Astros even at 1

HOUSTON — As a couple of Astros loosened up in the outfield, the retractable roof at Minute Maid Park made its slow crawl Thursday, turning the bright sun into shade.
Girardi fired as Yankees manager, leaving with 'heavy heart'

Girardi fired as Yankees manager, leaving with 'heavy heart'

Joe Girardi was fired as New York Yankees manager Thursday after a decade that produced just one World Series title for a team that expects to win every year.
Travel woes: Patrick Chan arrives late to Skate Canada, without his luggage

Travel woes: Patrick Chan arrives late to Skate Canada, without his luggage

REGINA — Patrick Chan finally arrived at Skate Canada International. His costumes didn't. The three-time world figure skating champion missed Thursday morning's practice after his flight out of Detroit on Wednesday was delayed.

Toronto Wolfpack release five players as preparations continue for promotion

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack have cut five players, including two Canadian internationals, as they prepare for life in the second tier of English rugby league. Gone are Steve Crossley, Tom Dempsey, Shaun Pick, Rhys Jacks and Sean Penkywicz.
Virtue and Moir have huge team behind them in quest for Olympic gold

Virtue and Moir have huge team behind them in quest for Olympic gold

REGINA — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir sometimes marvel at the crowd they travel with these days.
Veteran trainer Mark Casse sending seven horses to Breeders' Cup event

Veteran trainer Mark Casse sending seven horses to Breeders' Cup event

Mark Casse will have three horses in the Juvenile Fillies and a strong favourite in the Mile at this years' Breeder's Cup, but experience has taught him to never assume anything.

Canada names roster for Karjala Cup as it continues to build Olympic squad

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has released its 26-player roster for the upcoming Karjala Cup is it continues to build its first Olympic team without NHL players since 1992.