National Sports News

Leafs place Marner on injured reserve; Gauthier recalled from Marlies

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 10:53am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:15am

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs won't have Mitch Marner for at least one more game, but when exactly the 19-year-old rookie returns is unclear.

Marner was placed on...

NHL 100: A look back at some of the iconic lines in NHL history

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 9:22am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:15am

TORONTO — Sometimes when three players click on the same line, the unit becomes bigger than the sum of its parts.

In the latest edition of NHL 100, a weekly series from...

Reverse keeper eats meat pie on sidelines in betting stunt

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 8:43am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 9:15am

LONDON — A 45-year-old backup goalkeeper used his team's big moment against Arsenal to take part in a betting stunt.

A British newspaper's betting company, which...

Canadian men fall two places to No. 20 in latest world rugby rankings

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 7:18am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 7:45am

TORONTO — Canada has dropped two places to No 20 in World Rugby's latest rankings in the wake of a 51-34 loss to the visiting U.S. Eagles.

It's the biggest drop in the...

Canada drops 5-0 decision to Mexico at CONCACAF men's under-20 championship

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 11:08pm Updated: February 20, 2017 - 11:30pm

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Canada will have to wait for another chance to compete in the FIFA under-20 World Cup.

Ronaldo Cisneros Morell scored twice as Mexico downed...

Monday's Games

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 11:01pm Updated: February 20, 2017 - 11:30pm

Monday's Games

NHL

Florida 2 St. Louis 1

Arizona 3 Anaheim 2

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AHL

Toronto 4 Binghamton 2

Utica 3 Albany 2

San Jose 5...

Kings GM on Cousins trade: I had a better deal two days ago

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 10:13pm Updated: February 20, 2017 - 10:30pm

Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac headed into All-Star weekend convinced it was finally time to part ways with ultra-talented centre DeMarcus Cousins.

Befitting a...

Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville aims for a Hearts easier on the heart

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 10:05pm Updated: February 20, 2017 - 10:45pm

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Krista McCarville vows her Northern Ontario team is done with larceny, although it has been profitable for them.

Her Thunder Bay foursome led last...

FA Cup: Arsenal advances impressed by 5th-tier Sutton's grit

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 7:14pm Updated: February 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

SUTTON, England — Relief for Arsenal, pride for Sutton United.

On the plastic patch at tiny Gander Green Lane stadium, the gulf in class between teams separated by 105...

How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 5:40pm Updated: February 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn worker compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other workers, even if their athletic careers...

Toronto adds offence in form of Spanish attacking midfielder Victor Vazquez.

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 5:18pm Updated: February 20, 2017 - 5:45pm

Toronto FC has acquired the last major piece in its off-season puzzle, signing Spanish veteran Victor Vazquez to add creativity and offence to its midfield.

The 30-year-...

New York City FC sign Canadian first-round draft pick Kwame Awuah

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 5:16pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 7:30am

New York City FC has signed Canadian midfielder Kwame Awuah, taken in the first round (16th overall) of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft

The 21-year-old from Toronto will occupy...

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