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NHL all-stars interested to see how Tkachuk-Oilers rivalry plays out

ST. LOUIS — Rick Tocchet is going to keep his distance. Quinn Hughes, meanwhile, admits it would be a lie to say he isn't interested to see how things play out.

Siakam continues his meteoric NBA rise, earning a starting spot in all-star game

TORONTO — Marc Gasol admits he never thought Pascal Siakam would amount to much when he first played against the Toronto Raptors' wiry forward.
Phoenix Rising: Slovak goalie Hlavaj looking for second crack at NHL draft

Phoenix Rising: Slovak goalie Hlavaj looking for second crack at NHL draft

Samuel Hlavaj entered the season as an unknown prospect in unfamiliar territory, passed over at last year's NHL draft.
Ujiri says Raptors are "going to die trying" to win second consecutive title

Ujiri says Raptors are "going to die trying" to win second consecutive title

TORONTO — There was a moment during his keynote speech Tuesday night that Masai Ujiri briefly looked at his phone. With the NBA trade deadline looming Feb.
Quarterbacks Jennings, Arndt among players released by Ottawa Redblacks

Quarterbacks Jennings, Arndt among players released by Ottawa Redblacks

OTTAWA — Quarterbacks Jonathon Jennings and Will Arndt were among 10 players released Thursday by the Ottawa Redblacks. Both Jennings and Arndt started games last season for Ottawa (3-15).
Commemorative stamp pays tribute to all-black hockey league in the Maritimes

Commemorative stamp pays tribute to all-black hockey league in the Maritimes

CHERRY BROOK, N.S. — Canada Post unveiled a commemorative stamp Thursday that pays tribute to an all-black hockey league that once thrived in the Maritimes — long before the NHL became part of Canadian lore.
Toronto Argonauts, Saskatchewan Roughriders to square off in Halifax

Toronto Argonauts, Saskatchewan Roughriders to square off in Halifax

HALIFAX — Brett Lauther will be returning home this summer. The CFL announced Thursday it will hold a regular-season game in Halifax in July.
Toronto FC signs another talented teenager as Jayden Nelson joins first team

Toronto FC signs another talented teenager as Jayden Nelson joins first team

Toronto FC signed their third homegrown player in as many days Thursday, adding 17-year-old forward Jayden Nelson to the first-team roster.
Canadian golfer Graham DeLaet withdraws after injuring his troublesome back

Canadian golfer Graham DeLaet withdraws after injuring his troublesome back

SAN DIEGO — Graham DeLaet has withdrawn from the PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open with a back injury, a familiar issue for the Canadian golfer. DeLaet, who turned 38 on Wednesday, dropped out Thursday before play began at the event.
Canadian goalkeeper Rylee Foster signs with Liverpool women's team

Canadian goalkeeper Rylee Foster signs with Liverpool women's team

LIVERPOOL, England — Former Canadian youth international goalkeeper Rylee Foster has joined the Liverpool women's team. The 21-year-old joins the Reds after four years at West Virginia University. Born in Kitchener, Ont.