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Flames, Canucks keep playing for nothing amid NHL playoff launch

Flames, Canucks keep playing for nothing amid NHL playoff launch

By the time the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks cap their regular seasons, the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins will be well into the first round of their playoff series.
100 days to Paralympics: Anderson says a medal in Tokyo would be "extra heavy"

100 days to Paralympics: Anderson says a medal in Tokyo would be "extra heavy"

Patrick Anderson has captured four Paralympic and four world championship medals over his stellar wheelchair basketball career.
Canadian high-school athletes face major hurdles in efforts to land scholarships

Canadian high-school athletes face major hurdles in efforts to land scholarships

He could be the future of Canadian sprinting, the country's next Andre De Grasse. But Marcus Renford is working in a grocery store just north of Toronto that for more than a month last winter saw new COVID-19 cases among employees every week.
Four Canadians earn all-American honours from the United Soccer Coaches

Four Canadians earn all-American honours from the United Soccer Coaches

Canadians Kyle Hiebert and Gloire Amanda have been named first-team all-Americans by the United Soccer Coaches. Hiebert, a Missouri State senior defender from La Salle, Man., was also a second-team selection in 2019.
Five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend

Five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend

Here are five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend: TIPOFF TIME All three Canadians currently in the WNBA will be on the same court on Friday night.
Golf community livid about Ontario government extending ban on sport

Golf community livid about Ontario government extending ban on sport

Chris Barber can't help but think Ontario Premier Doug Ford has something against golf. Barber, the executive professional/GM at The Landings Golf Course and Teaching Centre in Kingston, Ont.
Lindholm, Tkachuk lead Calgary Flames in 4-1 win over Vancouver Canucks

Lindholm, Tkachuk lead Calgary Flames in 4-1 win over Vancouver Canucks

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames downed the visiting Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday in a battle of clubs trying to salvage positives from their seasons.
LaVine, Markkanen lead Bulls past Raptors, 114-102

LaVine, Markkanen lead Bulls past Raptors, 114-102

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 24 points, Lauri Markkanen added 20 and the Chicago Bulls beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 114-102 on Thursday night.
Troy Ryan to coach Canadian women's hockey team in 2022 Winter Olympics

Troy Ryan to coach Canadian women's hockey team in 2022 Winter Olympics

CALGARY — Troy Ryan has been rewarded for his patience. He'll be the head coach of Canada's women's hockey team in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The 49-year-old from Spryfield, N.S.
ESPN, MLB agree to 7-year rights extension through 2028

ESPN, MLB agree to 7-year rights extension through 2028

ESPN could be rewarded with additional playoff games under its new deal with Major League Baseball. Walt Disney Company and MLB announced a seven-year extension of their rights agreement Thursday.