National Sports News

Canada's Raonic withdraws from Miami Open with hamstring injury

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 3:12pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 3:30pm

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Milos Raonic has pulled out of the Miami Open after aggravating a right hamstring injury that sidelined him for nearly a month.

The No. 3-seeded...

Estrada scheduled to start Toronto's opener as Jays set pitching rotation

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 3:01pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 3:45pm

DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Toronto Blue Jays will send Marco Estrada to the mound when they open their Major League Baseball season April 3 at Baltimore.

The Blue Jays...

Johnson, Rahm win to set up powerful title match

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 2:14pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 2:45pm

AUSTIN, Texas — Dustin Johnson finally held up his end of the bargain Sunday morning, setting up a powerful title bout in the Dell Technologies Match Play against Jon Rahm....

Danny Blind fired as coach of Dutch football team

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 1:59pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 2:15pm

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch football association fired national coach Danny Blind on Sunday, a day after his team's humiliating 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria in a World Cup...

Mike Tyson suffers rare loss in noisy Latin America bout

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 11:35am Updated: March 26, 2017 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK — Over his career, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson recorded 50 wins and six losses. But he recently notched another big loss in Latin America — this time as a...

Canadian figure skater Chan looks to improve quad jumps at world championships

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 11:27am Updated: March 26, 2017 - 12:15pm

When Patrick Chan stepped away from competing after the Sochi Olympics, the three-time world figure skating champion could never have known how drastically the sport would...

Toronto Wolfpack remain undefeated in competitive matches with win over Keighley

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 11:21am Updated: March 26, 2017 - 9:00pm

KEIGHLEY, United Kingdom — The Toronto Wolfpack continued their impressive debut rugby league season with a 48-21 win over the Keighley Cougars in Kingstone Press League 1...

Stroll gets laps around Albert Park, but DNF in first F1 GP

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 8:26am Updated: March 26, 2017 - 8:45am

MELBOURNE, Australia — Lance Stroll almost got to experience the full package on his first weekend in Formula One, hitting speeds exceeding 320 kph (199 mph), clipping a wall,...

Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:35pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 12:00am

LONG BEACH, Calif. — A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.

Dr. Tom Amberry died in Long Beach on March...

Scotland's Eve Muirhead wins bronze at world women's curling championship

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:30pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 12:00am

BEIJING — Scotland's Eve Muirhead has captured the bronze medal at the 2017 world women's curling championship.

Muirhead downed Sweden's Anna Hasselborg 6-4 on Sunday in...

Oilers move into tie for first in Pacific Division with win over Avalanche

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:26pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:45pm

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers know a post-season berth is imminent, it's just a matter of where they will fit in the playoff picture.

Drake Caggiula and Ryan Nugent-...

Saturday's Games

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:23pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:45pm

Saturday's Games

NHL

Edmonton 4 Colorado 1

Calgary 3 St. Louis 2 (OT)

Vancouver 4 Minnesota 2

Buffalo 5 Toronto 2

Montreal 3 Ottawa 1...

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