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Tropical storm Harvey hits close to home for Calgary Stampeders Mitchell, Davis

CALGARY — The restaurant Bo Levi Mitchell used to frequent has been claimed by tropical storm Harvey. Floodwaters have threatened to breach the sandbags around his family's home in Katy, Texas.

Five months from Pyeongchang, Virtue and Moir already feeling Olympic buzz

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Scott Moir used to be able to blend in during wing night at your typical Ilderton, Ont., establishment.

NHL, NHLPA donate $200,000 to tropical storm Harvey relief efforts

NEW YORK — The NHL and the NHL Players' Association are making a joint donation of US$200,000 to aid relief efforts in the Houston area as tropical storm Harvey has caused intense flooding and damage.

Edmonton Eskimos face very tough challenge facing Calgary Stampeders

Mike Reilly and the Edmonton Eskimos face a very stiff challenge getting back into the win column. After reeling off seven straight wins, Edmonton (7-2) has dropped two straight.

Nebraska offensive lineman Knevel tops CFL Scouting Bureau's top-20 list

TORONTO — Nebraska offensive lineman David Knevel opens the season as the CFL Scouting Bureau's top-ranked prospect for the league's 2018 draft. The six-foot-nine, 315-pound native of Brampton, Ont.
Three-time Olympic gold medallist Hamelin to lead Canada's 2018 short-track team

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Hamelin to lead Canada's 2018 short-track team

MONTREAL — Three-time Olympic gold medallist Charles Hamelin will lead a veteran Canadian short-track speedskating team to the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The native of Sainte-Julie, Que.
Doan a picture of stability for Coyotes franchise in uncertain terrain

Doan a picture of stability for Coyotes franchise in uncertain terrain

No matter how uncertain the future seemed in Phoenix, Shane Doan remained committed to the Coyotes. That's just the kind of guy he is, according to the club's formal general manager.

Canadian men's rugby team drops to all-time low of No. 24 in world rankings

TORONTO — Canada has dropped to an all-time low in the World Rugby rankings at No. 24. New Zealand tops the table followed by England, South Africa, Ireland and Australia. The Canadian men are sandwiched between Germany and Portugal.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats work out Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel

Hamilton Tiger-Cats work out Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have worked out Johnny Manziel but aren't close to signing the former Heisman Trophy winner.
Toronto Wolfpack prosper in debut season despite bizarre blows to small roster

Toronto Wolfpack prosper in debut season despite bizarre blows to small roster

TORONTO — While the Toronto Wolfpack remain on track for promotion, there have been more than a few bumps along the way for the fledgling rugby league team.