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Canucks help fight stigma of addiction in new public awareness campaign

Canucks help fight stigma of addiction in new public awareness campaign

VANCOUVER — NHL players have supported teammates through substance use, and now it's time for the Vancouver Canucks to acknowledge fans battling their own addiction issues, retired goalie Kirk McLean says.
Russian team banned from Paralympics, but some will compete

Russian team banned from Paralympics, but some will compete

BONN, Germany — Russia was banned Monday from the upcoming Pyeongchang Paralympics because of its doping past.
Day beats Noren on 6th playoff hole to win Farmers

Day beats Noren on 6th playoff hole to win Farmers

SAN DIEGO — Jason Day calmly sank an 18-inch birdie putt at 8:17 a.m. Monday in front of empty grandstands on No. 18 at Torrey Pines for his first PGA Tour win in 20 months. There were no roars, just cheers from Day's family and a handful of mates.
Alex Harvey headlines Canadian cross-country ski team for Winter Olympics

Alex Harvey headlines Canadian cross-country ski team for Winter Olympics

CANMORE, Alta. — Two-time Olympian Alex Harvey headlines the 11-athlete list of Canadian cross-country skiers who will compete at next month's Pyeongchang Games. Harvey, from St-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Que.
Veterans Erik Guay, Manuel Osborne-Paradis to lead Canada's Olympic ski team

Veterans Erik Guay, Manuel Osborne-Paradis to lead Canada's Olympic ski team

CALGARY — Four-time Olympians Erik Guay and Manuel Osborne-Paradis will lead Canada's alpine ski team at the Pyeongchang Games.
At long last: Beckham's MLS team in Miami is born

At long last: Beckham's MLS team in Miami is born

MIAMI — David Beckham had a speech prepared and well-rehearsed for the event four years in the making, then abandoned his script shortly after taking the confetti-covered stage. Fitting, since nothing in his quest went as planned.
Proposed 'Explosions' name for CFL team touches off fiery debate online

Proposed 'Explosions' name for CFL team touches off fiery debate online

HALIFAX — A group supporting a proposed CFL team in Halifax touched off a fiery debate online when it proposed naming the team after one of the country's greatest maritime disasters.
Plenty of Canadian content on new professional rugby team in Seattle

Plenty of Canadian content on new professional rugby team in Seattle

While groups in B.C. and Ontario plan their entry into the new Major League Rugby circuit, there is already plenty of Canadian content south of the border at the Seattle Seawolves.
Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms

Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms

CLEVELAND — Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians' uniform next year.
Toronto Maple Leafs recall forward Kasperi Kapanen from AHL Marlies

Toronto Maple Leafs recall forward Kasperi Kapanen from AHL Marlies

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs recalled forward Kasperi Kapanen from the AHL's Toronto Marlies on Monday. Kapanen, 21, had two assists in the Marlies' 4-2 win over Syracuse on Saturday.