National Sports News

Back injury didn't dull Whitecaps goalkeeper coach Stewart Kerr's soccer passion

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 3:05pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:30pm

VANCOUVER — Stewart Kerr had no idea what do with himself. A goalkeeper with Scottish giant Celtic for a decade, he had just been forced to retire at age 26 because of a...

Brothers Jamie, Jordie Benn to play against each for first time when Stars visit Habs

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 2:55pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:15pm

MONTREAL — Jordie and Jamie Benn are about to live something neither has experienced before — playing against each other in an organized hockey game.

The brothers...

Octavio Zambrano visits Qatar, already planning strategy to get back for World Cup

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 2:51pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:15pm

Just days into his job as head coach of Canadian men's national team program, Octavio Zambrano finds himself in Qatar — site of the 2022 World Cup and hopefully his team's...

Speedy receiver Chris Williams progressing from season-ending knee injury

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 2:25pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:15pm

Chris Williams experienced two very different firsts in his 2016 CFL season.

The veteran receiver celebrated his first championship in November when Ottawa captured the...

Snowboarding star Mark McMorris in hospital after backcountry accident

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 2:11pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 2:30pm

VANCOUVER — An accident on a jump "well within his skill level" in British Columbia's backcountry has left Canadian snowboarding star Mark McMorris with serious injuries.

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Cloud of mystery surrounds injured Leafs No. 1 Andersen; McElhinney in for now

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 2:01pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 2:30pm

TORONTO — Curtis McElhinney has been around the NHL for almost a decade, but he couldn't recall a single start that carried the implications of the one which lays ahead of him...

Terrence Ross misses 'everything' about Toronto after being traded to Magic

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 1:59pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 2:15pm

TORONTO — Terrence Ross's first night back in Toronto was mundane. He returned to his old house and packed up the few remaining possessions he had left behind after the Raptors...

Canadian midfielder Kyle Bekker named NASL player of the week after historic goal

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 1:57pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 2:15pm

TORONTO — Canadian international Kyle Bekker has been named player of the week in the North American Soccer League after scoring the first goal in the San Francisco Deltas'...

NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

PHOENIX — Invoking his father Al's name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is moving the franchise out of Oakland.

NFL owners...

Bears player calls Hernandez 'my guy' at double-murder trial

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 1:01pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 1:30pm

BOSTON — Chicago Bears wide receiver Deonte Thompson has testified in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez.

The former New England Patriots tight end...

Canadian ice dancers Virtue and Moir favoured for gold at world championships

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 12:18pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 12:45pm

HELSINKI — During her down time in her new home in the Montreal suburb of Saint-Henri, Tessa Virtue will take in a concert or wander through a museum.

When Virtue and...

Veteran Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod back after third knee surgery

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 12:06pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 12:30pm

One year on from suffering a third serious knee injury, veteran Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod is back.

The 34-year-old was on the bench last week for the first leg of...

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