December 18, 2015

MLS re entry draft draws few takers, with all three Canadian teams passing

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Stage 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Draft drew just two takers Thursday. Orlando City SC used the seventh […]
December 18, 2015

Canadian women still No. 11 in FIFA rankings, little movement at top end of ladder

TORONTO _ Canada remained unchanged at No. 11 in the FIFA women’s soccer rankings released Friday. The U.S. topped the standings, ahead of Germany, France, Japan […]
December 18, 2015

Jays claim outfielder Lake off waivers, sign five pitchers to minor league deals

TORONTO _ The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed outfielder Junior Lake off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles Lake appeared in 29 games last season for the […]
December 16, 2015

Kobe Bryant scores 22, Lakers rout Milwaukee 113 95 in Bucks’ 1st game since beating Warriors

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Kobe Bryant felt the old spring in his legs and the familiar certainty in his shot. The […]
December 16, 2015

Serena Williams: Grand Slam a goal she’d like to accomplish, but not putting pressure on it

NEW YORK _ Serena Williams says completing a Grand Slam is a goal she’d like to accomplish. For now, her focus is on winning another major […]
December 15, 2015

Gasol, Conley record double doubles as Grizzlies defeat Wizards 112 95

By Clay Bailey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ Little by little, a smaller lineup is lifting the Memphis Grizzlies. Marc Gasol had 24 points and […]
December 15, 2015

Usain Bolt will run at the London Diamond League meet next year, weeks before Rio Olympics

LONDON _ Usain Bolt says he will run at the London Diamond League meeting in July, weeks before he defends his Olympic titles in Rio de […]
December 14, 2015

Chris Bosh scores 24, Gerald Green adds 20 off bench as Heat beat slumping Atlanta 100 88

By Paul Newberry THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Goran Dragic kept right on going after part of a tooth was knocked out. Gerald Green looked as […]
December 14, 2015

Blackhawks trade Trevor Daley to Penguins for Rob Scuderi in swap of defencemen

CHICAGO _ The Blackhawks acquired Rob Scuderi in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night for fellow defenceman Trevor Daley. The 36-year-old Scuderi has […]
December 14, 2015

Raptors’ DeRozan earns conference player of the week honours for first time

Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan has earned NBA Eastern Conference player of the week honours for the first time in his seven-year career. DeRozan led the Raptors in […]
December 14, 2015

Serena Williams is SI’s Sportsperson of Year; 1st female athlete honoured by herself since ’83

NEW YORK _ Serena Williams is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year _ the first female athlete honoured on her own by the magazine in more […]
December 14, 2015

Whether it was 24 or 28, the Heat tip their caps to Golden State’s epic winning streak

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ The streak is over, and the Miami Heat know exactly what the Golden State Warriors are going through […]
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