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US coach Jill Ellis stepping down after 2 World Cup titles

US coach Jill Ellis stepping down after 2 World Cup titles

With two Women's World Cup titles in hand, U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis says it's time to move on.

Blue Jays closer Giles gets cortisone shot for inflammation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blue Jays closer Ken Giles, who has been the subject of trade speculation, got a cortisone shot in his right elbow Tuesday to treat what the club called mild inflammation.
Minnesota Wild fire GM Paul Fenton after 1 season

Minnesota Wild fire GM Paul Fenton after 1 season

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Less than 15 months after hiring Paul Fenton as general manager, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold changed his mind.
David Phelps acquired by Cubs in deal with Blue Jays

David Phelps acquired by Cubs in deal with Blue Jays

ST. LOUIS — The Cubs added bullpen depth by acquiring right-hander David Phelps from Toronto for minor league righty Thomas Hatch.
Whitecaps sign goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau to multi-year contract extension

Whitecaps sign goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau to multi-year contract extension

VANCOUVER — Goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau sees himself as part of a bright future for the Vancouver Whitecaps. The 25-year-old from Candiac, Que.
Toronto FC options in midfield grow with acquisition of France's Nicolas Benezet

Toronto FC options in midfield grow with acquisition of France's Nicolas Benezet

TORONTO — With the arrival of France's Nicolas Benezet, Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney has decisions to make in midfield.
Svitolina ready for Rogers Cup with renewed confidence from Wimbledon

Svitolina ready for Rogers Cup with renewed confidence from Wimbledon

Elina Svitolina has a renewed sense of confidence heading into this year's Rogers Cup in Toronto. And for the first time this season, the Ukrainian tennis star is feeling well rested too. Svitolina, the world No.

Blue Jays trade reliever Phelps to Cubs for minor league pitcher Hatch

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays continue to move pieces of their roster to rebuild for the future, trading reliever David Phelps and cash considerations to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday for minor-league pitcher Thomas Hatch.

Gimme five: Canadians to watch Wednesday at the Pan American Games

LIMA, Peru — Here are five Canadian athletes/teams to watch on Wednesday at the Pan American Games: CANADIAN WOMEN'S SQUASH TEAM Canada faces Colombia in the semifinals.
LeBron James enters Canadian media market, joins forces with Drake

LeBron James enters Canadian media market, joins forces with Drake

TORONTO — Drake and LeBron James are joining forces to reshape the sports media landscape in Canada.