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New look, same booming shot: Jets' Laine ready for sophomore season

New look, same booming shot: Jets' Laine ready for sophomore season

WINNIPEG — Patrik Laine isn't a fresh-faced rookie any longer. You can tell just by looking at him.
NBA changes All-Star Game format; captains will pick teams

NBA changes All-Star Game format; captains will pick teams

NEW YORK — The NBA is scrapping the East vs. West format for its All-Star Game and will have captains pick teams this season.

Canadian women's rugby sevens squad targets 2017-18 World Series title

After finishing third four times in the five-year history of the World Series, the Canadian women's rugby sevens team is reaching for the top this season.
Former Alabama star Trent Richardson to make CFL debut against Toronto Argonauts

Former Alabama star Trent Richardson to make CFL debut against Toronto Argonauts

TORONTO — Victor Butler will have the chance Saturday afternoon to again lock horns with Trent Richardson. Richardson will make his CFL debut with Saskatchewan (7-6) when it visits the Toronto Argonauts (7-7) at BMO Field.
NHL players not surprised that "45-year-old kid" Jagr is back for another season

NHL players not surprised that "45-year-old kid" Jagr is back for another season

BROSSARD, Que. — Ales Hemsky describes Jaromir Jagr as a "funny, 45-year-old kid.
Best dressed: Hudson's Bay Co. unveils kit for Pyeongchang Olympics

Best dressed: Hudson's Bay Co. unveils kit for Pyeongchang Olympics

TORONTO — It's the moment Canada's finest winter athletes become one mighty team. The Canadian team will march into the opening ceremonies Feb.
Picking the music in NHL locker-rooms a delicate balancing act

Picking the music in NHL locker-rooms a delicate balancing act

Michael Del Zotto realized he needed a hobby.
Canucks hope new defenceman Pouliot can reach potential under Travis Green

Canucks hope new defenceman Pouliot can reach potential under Travis Green

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have acquired defenceman Derrick Pouliot from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for defenceman Andrey Pedan and a fourth-round selection in the 2018 NHL draft.

Hat trick earns Toronto FC wingback Justin Morrow MLS player of the week honours

Toronto FC wingback Justin Morrow has won MLS player of the week honours after his weekend hat trick against the New York Red Bulls. The 4-2 win in Week 30 clinched the Supporters' Shield for Toronto as the team with the best regular-season record.

Canadian golfers Conners, Silverman ready to make PGA Tour debuts

The Canadian contingent on the PGA Tour is growing, and that's no surprise to Corey Conners and Ben Silverman.