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Serena Williams says 'countdown has begun' on tennis career

Serena Williams says 'countdown has begun' on tennis career

NEW YORK — Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a care

Toronto Arrows sign Australian-born Canada-eligible centre Nic Benn

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows have signed Australian-born centre Nic Benn for the 2023 Major League Rugby season.

Timeline: Hockey Canada's handling of 2018 sexual assault allegation

A timeline of Hockey Canada's response to an alleged sexual assault involving eight players in London, Ont., in 2018: Jan. 5, 2018 — Canada's world junior hockey team defeats Sweden in the gold-medal final in Buffalo, N.Y.

Sports In Brief For Monday, August 8, 2022

NBA NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant has again told Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai that he wants to be traded, reiterating a request he first made nearly six weeks ago, a person with knowledge of the matter confirmed.

AP Sports SummaryBrief at 3:05 a.m. EDT

AP source: Durant reiterates desire to be traded by Brooklyn Kevin Durant has again told Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai that he wants to be traded. He's reiterating a request he first made nearly six weeks ago.

Monday's scoreboard for August 8, 2022

Monday's Scoreboard MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Baltimore 7 Toronto 4 L.A. Angels 1 Oakland 0 N.Y. Yankees 9 Seattle 4 NATIONAL LEAGUE N.Y.
Fernandez digs deep to win NBO singles opener, Serena Williams' return starts strong

Fernandez digs deep to win NBO singles opener, Serena Williams' return starts strong

TORONTO — Canada's Leylah Fernandez had quite the return to the court following a two-month layoff due to injury. The Laval, Que.

AP Sports SummaryBrief at 11:56 p.m. EDT

AP source: Durant reiterates desire to be traded by Brooklyn Kevin Durant has again told Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai that he wants to be traded. He's reiterating a request he first made nearly six weeks ago.

Parr goes on birdie binge to lead Canadian junior boys' championship

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — He has the perfect name for a golfer, but Jean-Philippe Parr of St-Celestin, Que., was all about birdies, an eagle and a record Monday as he shot to the top of the leaderboard at the Canadian Junior Boys' Golf Championship.
Fernandez digs deep to win NBO singles opener against resilient Sanders

Fernandez digs deep to win NBO singles opener against resilient Sanders

TORONTO — Canada's Leylah Fernandez made her return to the court Monday night with a 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-3 win against Australian Storm Sanders in the opening round of the National Bank Open. For Fernandez, of Laval, Que.