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Edmonton Eskimos sign defensive lineman Bowers to contract extension

Edmonton Eskimos sign defensive lineman Bowers to contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos extended the contract of American defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers through the 2019 season Friday.
Nick, Martha Gonzalez carrying on Darren Fortune's name with two-year-old colt

Nick, Martha Gonzalez carrying on Darren Fortune's name with two-year-old colt

TORONTO — Darren's Fortune has quickly fit in at Woodbine Racetrack. Less than a week after arriving there, the two-year-old thoroughbred has already had a calming influence on Out of Cake, a three-year-old filly in the stall next to him.
NHL opens door to esports, kicks off 2018 NHL Gaming World Championship

NHL opens door to esports, kicks off 2018 NHL Gaming World Championship

TORONTO — The NHL has unveiled its first foray into esports — the 2018 NHL Gaming World Championship. The US$100,000 tournament will feature separate online qualifying events in Canada, the U.S.

Ghislaine Landry, Justin Douglas named rugby Canada's sevens players of the year

VANCOUVER — Captain Ghislaine Landry and Justin Douglas have been named Rugby Canada's sevens players of the year.
Evictees from SKorea's 1st Olympics recall harsh clearings

Evictees from SKorea's 1st Olympics recall harsh clearings

BUCHEON, Korea, Republic Of — When South Korea previously held the Olympics in 1988, Kim Paolo and some 150 other poor urban residents spent months that year hiding in huge graves of their own making.
Paralympic skier Woolstencroft amazed by response to "Good Odds" commercial

Paralympic skier Woolstencroft amazed by response to "Good Odds" commercial

PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of — Lauren Woolstencroft has received hundred if not thousands of messages since her remarkable life story was broadcast to the world during the Super Bowl.
South African rugby star looking forward to Vancouver sevens series

South African rugby star looking forward to Vancouver sevens series

VANCOUVER — South African rugby captain Philip Snyman is looking forward to more than just playing time while he's in Vancouver this weekend. "I really enjoy the coffee in Vancouver.
Para hockey star Brad Bowden credits his late grandparents for his career

Para hockey star Brad Bowden credits his late grandparents for his career

PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of — A pair of photos hang framed beside Brad Bowden's bed in the Pyeongchang athletes village. One is of his recently deceased Boston Terrier Johnny Cash.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NHL Columbus 5 Colorado 4 (OT) Winnipeg 3 New Jersey 2 Boston 3 Philadelphia 2 Buffalo 4 Ottawa 3 (SO) Florida 5 Montreal 0 Vegas 4 Detroit 0 Tampa Bay 5 N.Y. Rangers 3 Nashville 4 Anaheim 2 Carolina 3 Chicago 2 Edmonton 2 N.Y.
McDavid ties it, then scores in shootout to lift Edmonton over Islanders

McDavid ties it, then scores in shootout to lift Edmonton over Islanders

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid was a one-man wrecking crew for the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday. McDavid tied the game late in the third period, and then added the shootout winner as the Oilers skated away with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders.