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Esports showdown in competition to become Vancouver Whitecaps pro gamer

Esports showdown in competition to become Vancouver Whitecaps pro gamer

A 2021 contract as the Vancouver Whitecaps' official esports gamer is on the line Friday when Alex (Exraa) Gonzalez takes on Erfan (Skill Shack) Hosseini. Both are familiar with the job.
Alberta plans joint men's and women's curling championship, no "bubble"

Alberta plans joint men's and women's curling championship, no "bubble"

SYLVAN LAKE, Alta. — Alberta intends to hold its provincial men's and women's curling championships jointly in January. Curlers won't "bubble" at the Jan.
Howard, Boston lead AP women's basketball All-America team

Howard, Boston lead AP women's basketball All-America team

Rhyne Howard is rewriting the record books at Kentucky and she is only a junior. Now the Wildcats star is the first player from the school to be honoured as a preseason All-American by The Associated Press.

All nine CFL clubs unveil their plans for virtual events during 2020 Grey Cup Unite

TORONTO — The nine CFL teams unveiled their local events Thursday for the league's Grey Cup Unite program.
Garza, Butler headline AP preseason All-America team

Garza, Butler headline AP preseason All-America team

The coronavirus pandemic initially clouded Luka Garza’s decision whether to stay at Iowa or leave for the NBA. The uncertainty of the 2020-21 college basketball season and NBA draft made a tough choice even tougher.

Toronto FC receives permission to train back home ahead of the MLS playoffs

Toronto FC players will be sleeping in their own beds in the lead-up to the MLS playoffs. Rather than return to Hartford, Toronto remained home Wednesday thanks to a relaxation of the rules regarding training during the pandemic.
Cleveland's Bieber, Cincinnati's Bauer win Cy Young Awards

Cleveland's Bieber, Cincinnati's Bauer win Cy Young Awards

Shane Bieber and Trevor Bauer love to talk pitching. They bonded as teammates with the Cleveland Indians, and stayed in touch after Bauer was traded to the Cincinnati Reds last year. Bieber got a text from Bauer before this season started.
Toronto FC's Alejandro Pozuelo one of five finalists for MLS MVP award

Toronto FC's Alejandro Pozuelo one of five finalists for MLS MVP award

Toronto FC playmaker Alejandro Pozuelo is one of five finalists for the Landon Donovan MVP Award while Toronto's Greg Vanney is up for Major League Soccer coach of the year.
Rourke enjoying the chance to watch younger brother set own path at Ohio University

Rourke enjoying the chance to watch younger brother set own path at Ohio University

Nathan Rourke is living this football season vicariously through his younger brother, Kurtis. The B.C.
Thunder promote assistant Daigneault to head coach

Thunder promote assistant Daigneault to head coach

OKLAHOMA CITY — Much of the credit for Mark Daigneault's quick ascent to NBA head coach goes to the man he is replacing.