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Team Harty disappointed with Curling Alberta decision, wild-card chances slim

Team Harty disappointed with Curling Alberta decision, wild-card chances slim

There was a clear but unusual path for three Alberta-based teams to play in the Tim Hortons Brier this season. Curling Alberta made a difficult choice that will send two rinks to the Calgary event and leave that third team on the outside looking in.
Henderson learned from pared-down 2020 season, but excited for busier 2021

Henderson learned from pared-down 2020 season, but excited for busier 2021

Brooke Henderson's breakneck pace of nearly 30 tournaments a season was slashed to a pedestrian 10 in 2020 due to COVID-19. But the 23-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont., said she found a silver lining in the slow year.
'We just haven't played well enough': Canucks search for answers after tough start

'We just haven't played well enough': Canucks search for answers after tough start

VANCOUVER — Less than a week into the NHL's pandemic-condensed regular season, a sense of urgency is already swirling around the Vancouver Canucks.
McDavid's Oilers, Matthews' Maple Leafs ready for first of nine meetings

McDavid's Oilers, Matthews' Maple Leafs ready for first of nine meetings

TORONTO — Connor McDavid collected the puck in the neutral zone and moved right as he crossed the offensive blue line. His eyes and body language suggested he was waiting for a teammate to join the rush.
Together at last, Canadian women's hockey team reunites after pandemic separation

Together at last, Canadian women's hockey team reunites after pandemic separation

CALGARY — What Marie-Philip Poulin looks forward to the most at the Canadian women's hockey team camp is simply lining up for drills and seeing her teammates' faces. It's been 10 months since the national women's hockey team was on the ice together.
CPL targets season kickoff on Victoria Day Weekend, providing authorities agree

CPL targets season kickoff on Victoria Day Weekend, providing authorities agree

TORONTO — The Canadian Premier League is targeting the Victoria Day long weekend in May as the kickoff for its third season. However, the league acknowledges that will ultimately depend on local government and health authorities.
Former Canada Soccer coach Rhian Wilkinson joins England women's coaching staff

Former Canada Soccer coach Rhian Wilkinson joins England women's coaching staff

Former Canadian assistant coach Rhian Wilkinson has joined the coaching staff of the England women's soccer team.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats star linebacker Simoni Lawrence signs extension with club

Hamilton Tiger-Cats star linebacker Simoni Lawrence signs extension with club

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have re-signed star linebacker Simoni Lawrence. Lawrence returns to Hamilton for an eighth season after starting his CFL career in Edmonton in 2012.
Toronto Raptors waive centre Alex Len after just seven appearances

Toronto Raptors waive centre Alex Len after just seven appearances

TAMPA, Fla. — The Toronto Raptors waived seldom-used centre Alex Len on Tuesday. The Raptors signed the seven-foot, 250-pound Len on Nov. 25, but he appeared in just seven games for Toronto, averaging 2.3 points, 1.6 rebounds and 10.8 minutes.
Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to sing at Super Bowl

Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to sing at Super Bowl

NEW YORK — R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month’s Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H.E.R. will perform “America the Beautiful.