October 4, 2014

The Calgary Stampeders clinch a spot in the C-F-L playoffs

The Calgary Stampeders have clinched a spot in the C-F-L playoffs. Drew Tate scored on a one-yard touchdown plunge with 34 seconds left as Calgary beat […]
October 4, 2014

Lakers guard Nick Young needs surgery on a completely torn right thumb ligament

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. _ Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young has completely torn a ligament in his right thumb. The Lakers announced Friday that Young needs […]
October 3, 2014


ATLANTA _ Elijah Holyfield doesn’t shy away from contact, has great balance and is hard to bring down. The high school running back inherited those traits […]
October 3, 2014

Sprinter Gatlin in 10 man race for World Athlete award; runner Dibaba heads women’s candidates

MONACO _ American sprinter Justin Gatlin, unbeaten this season, is a candidate for IAAF world athlete of the year. Ten years after winning the 100 metres […]
October 3, 2014

SOC Canada Men Roster

OTTAWA – National men’s soccer coach Benito Floro will go with a mix of veterans and young players for Canada’s upcoming game against third-ranked Colombia. Veterans […]
October 3, 2014

Kevin Martin says he’s done cutting corners, committed to leading Timberwolves

By Jon Krawczynski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANKATO, Minn. _ In the final game of last season, and the final game of Rick Adelman’s coaching career, Kevin […]
October 3, 2014

Jarome Iginla adds veteran poise to energetic Avs team hoping to surprise hockey world again

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ Ever so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, […]
October 2, 2014

Raptors seven foot centre Valanciunas studied running with Oregon sprint guru

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS BURNABY, B.C. _ Like virtually every bulky seven-foot basketball player, Jonas Valanciunas isn’t the most nimble of runners. He dips […]
October 2, 2014

Cavaliers fans welcome back LeBron James as team holds scrimmage before nearly 17,000

By Tom Withers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND _ The crowd’s deafening roar was so loud LeBron James couldn’t hear his name announced. Unsure of whether to […]
October 1, 2014

FIFA official says there is no Plan B to avoid playing Women’s World Cup on turf

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Despite the threat of a lawsuit from top players, there is no Plan B beyond playing the 2015 […]
October 1, 2014

Serena Williams headlines Hopman Cup field, Tsonga to defend title

PERTH, Australia _ Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Wimbledon doubles champion Jack Sock in the United States team which will compete in a star-studded Hopman […]
September 30, 2014

Real Madrid plays Ludogorets, Liverpool goes to Basel, both looking for 2nd Group B wins

By Harold Heckle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADRID, Spain _ Real Madrid and Liverpool travel away from home looking to take control of Group B in the […]