August 20, 2015

Canadian sprint phenom Andre De Grasse ready to take on world’s best in Beijing

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS PICKERING, Ont. _ When Usain Bolt was sprinting to three gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Andre De Grasse […]
August 19, 2015

Seahawks continue to shuffle offensive line after struggles in preseason opener

By Curtis Crabtree THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RENTON, Wash. _ A rough showing in the preseason opener has left the Seattle Seahawks searching for answers along the […]
August 19, 2015

Serena Williams is enjoying her ‘awesome’ ride as the prospect of a Grand Slam awaits

By Mark Schmetzer THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) _ One major title stands between Serena Williams and a Grand Slam, and she’s enjoying this “awesome” and “crazy” […]
August 19, 2015

New Zealand wins toss and opts to bowl in 1st ODI vs. South Africa

CENTURION, South Africa _ New Zealand won the toss and chose to bowl in the first one-day international against South Africa on Wednesday. New Zealand kept […]
August 18, 2015

Canada draws U.S., Cuba and Panama for CONACAF Olympic qualifying in October

The Canadian men’s national soccer team has been drawn into a group with the United States, Cuba and Panama for CONCACAF Olympic qualifying. Canada will be […]
August 17, 2015

Couture, NHL players among fans getting caught up in Blue Jays fever

By Stephen Whyno THE CANADIAN PRESS Logan Couture was just a preschooler when the Toronto Blue Jays won back-to-back World Series titles in 1992 and ’93. […]
August 17, 2015

Agent: Tiger Woods to play this week’s Wyndham Championship for 1st time

GREENSBORO, N.C. _ Tiger Woods will play the Wyndham Championship for the first time. In an email to The Associated Press on Monday, agent Mark Steinberg […]
August 16, 2015

Man City makes title statement by overwhelming Chelsea in 3 0 win in the Premier League

By Steve Douglas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANCHESTER, England _ Sergio Aguero’s exquisite solo strike and late goals by Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho earned Manchester City a […]
August 16, 2015

Members of 1985 AL East champion Blue Jays still stinging from loss

By Stephen Whyno THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Even 30 years later, the 1985 Toronto Blue Jays’ playoff loss still stings. “I need some therapy because […]
August 14, 2015

Besides Usain Bolt, a look at some athletes who could be names to know in Rio next summer

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hard as this is to believe, there was a time when no one knew of Usain Bolt. The 6-foot-5 Jamaican […]
August 13, 2015

Dancing King: Pa Modou Kah doing his part with first place Vancouver Whitecaps

By Joshua Clipperton THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ The Vancouver Whitecaps didn’t bring Pa-Modou Kah in for his scoring touch or his dance skills, but they’ve […]
August 13, 2015

Tiger Woods is at par for 3 holes at PGA; Hideki Matsuyama is the early leader

By Eddie Pells THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SHEBOYGAN, Wis. _ The Latest from the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits (all times local): ___ 9:15 a.m. Tiger Woods […]