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MLB, players' union report positive talks on opioids testing

MLB, players' union report positive talks on opioids testing

HOUSTON — Major League Baseball and its players' union are optimistic talks are progressing on testing for opioids following the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.
Nats' Game 1 victory drew average of 12.1 million viewers

Nats' Game 1 victory drew average of 12.1 million viewers

The World Series opener between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros narrowly averted setting a record low. Washington's 5-4 victory Tuesday night averaged 12,194,000 viewers, according to national numbers from Nielsen.
Liam Fraser bides his time with Toronto FC but believes he is ready for more

Liam Fraser bides his time with Toronto FC but believes he is ready for more

NEW YORK — Toronto FC midfielder Liam Fraser is biding his time. It's been three months since the 21-year-old last started in MLS play.
Brodeur, Hefford, Bilodeau headline Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2019

Brodeur, Hefford, Bilodeau headline Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2019

TORONTO — When Martin Brodeur was a youngster growing up in Montreal, he played goaltender on one team and forward on another.
Canadian swimmer Brent Hayden returning to competition after seven years away

Canadian swimmer Brent Hayden returning to competition after seven years away

VANCOUVER — When three-time Olympian Brent Hayden left competitive swimming seven years ago, he was headed down a dark path.
'We want to win for her': Outpouring of grief after death of Saskatchewan curler

'We want to win for her': Outpouring of grief after death of Saskatchewan curler

SASKATOON — There's been an outpouring of love and support for a promising Saskatchewan curler who died this week from complications during the birth of her third child. Aly Jenkins, a member of Sherry Anderson's rink, died Sunday at the age of 30.
Former Ottawa Rough Riders head coach George Brancato dead at age 88

Former Ottawa Rough Riders head coach George Brancato dead at age 88

George Brancato may have cemented his legacy as a giant in Ottawa sports when he coached the Rough Riders to their last ever Grey Cup title, but another football legend remembers Brancato's aptitude for teaching the game from way back in his playing
Workforce women tapped to fund success of Canada's female athletes

Workforce women tapped to fund success of Canada's female athletes

When softball player and Olympic 2022 hopeful Natalie Wideman was handed a cheque and told the money came from women she did not know, she was speechless. "I instantly broke down crying," said the 27-year-old from Mississauga, Ont.

Glen Abbey owners, Town of Oakville, Ont., each win round in development fight

TORONTO — The owners of the storied Glen Abbey golf course and the Town of Oakville, Ont., each won a round on Wednesday in their fight over the proposed destruction and redevelopment of the property.

Canada beats Ireland for third straight win at ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Canada improved to 3-0-0 at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier on Wednesday, defeating Ireland by 10 runs.