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Willis gets MLS-leading 9th shutout, Nashville tops Montreal

Willis gets MLS-leading 9th shutout, Nashville tops Montreal

HARRISON, N.J. — Randall Leal scored in the 33rd minute, Joe Willis recorded his MLS-leading ninth shutout and Nashville SC beat the Montreal Impact 1-0 on Tuesday night at Red Bull Arena.
Rather than motivational talks, McBean tells athletes to stay on goal-achieving path

Rather than motivational talks, McBean tells athletes to stay on goal-achieving path

When Marnie McBean heard a knee ligament 'pop' just months before the 1992 Summer Olympics, she thought her Games were over. She overcame the hurdle and went on to win two gold medals in rowing that summer in Barcelona.

Kansas City mayor, star quarterback want Raptors to make Missouri temporary home

TORONTO — Some of Kansas City's most famous residents want to call the Toronto Raptors their home team. On the heels of reports the NBA season will tip off Dec.
Former Riders kicker Brett Lauther patiently awaiting opportunity to kick in the NFL

Former Riders kicker Brett Lauther patiently awaiting opportunity to kick in the NFL

The 2020 football season continues to be an exercise in patience for Brett Lauther. For months, the 29-year-old native of Truro, N.S., prepared for an uncertain CFL season during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Winnipeg Jets lock up homegrown forward Jansen Harkins for two more seasons

Winnipeg Jets lock up homegrown forward Jansen Harkins for two more seasons

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Jansen Harkins to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$725,000. The 23-year-old product of North Vancouver, B.C., made his NHL debut for the Jets last season.
New York City FC coach measured in praise of TFC's Pozuelo, saying 'He's not Messi'

New York City FC coach measured in praise of TFC's Pozuelo, saying 'He's not Messi'

While many see Toronto FC playmaker Alejandro Pozuelo as one of the leading MLS MVP candidates this season, New York City FC coach Ronny Deila is measured in his approval.
World champion Coleman banned 2 yrs; to miss Tokyo Olympics

World champion Coleman banned 2 yrs; to miss Tokyo Olympics

MONACO — Men's 100-metre world champion Christian Coleman was banned for two years on Tuesday and lost his chance to succeed Usain Bolt as the fastest man at the Olympic Games.

Canadian cyclist Michael Woods wins Stage 7 of Spanish Vuelta

MADRID — Ottawa cyclist Michael Woods won the seventh stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Tuesday, finishing the hilly 159.7-kilometre route from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Valdegovía in three hours 48 minutes 16 seconds.
Ottawa Senators sign forward Chris Tierney to two-year deal, avoiding arbitration

Ottawa Senators sign forward Chris Tierney to two-year deal, avoiding arbitration

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have avoided arbitration with Chris Tierney, signing the forward to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$3.5 million. Tierney, 26, will earn $2.8 million in 2020-21 and $4.2 million in 2021-22.
Businesses, cities look to give Canadians outdoor rec options during pandemic winter

Businesses, cities look to give Canadians outdoor rec options during pandemic winter

At Fresh Air Experience in Ottawa, a sporting goods store that specializes in bikes in the summer and cross-country skis in winter, the demand for ski equipment doesn't traditionally take off until the first flakes of snow have fallen.