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Villalba, Gressel score to lead Atlanta past Toronto 2-0

Villalba, Gressel score to lead Atlanta past Toronto 2-0

Atlanta United is starting to resemble the team that won the MLS Cup five months ago.
Pegula relinquishes control of NWHL Buffalo team

Pegula relinquishes control of NWHL Buffalo team

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Kim Pegula's desire to grow women's professional hockey will no longer involve a relationship with North America's remaining professional league.
Tottenham stuns Ajax 3-2 to reach Champions League final

Tottenham stuns Ajax 3-2 to reach Champions League final

AMSTERDAM — Facing a three-goal deficit at halftime in their Champions League semifinal, Tottenham's players only had to think back 24 hours or so to find a source of inspiration.
The Stars Group and Fox Sports to launch sports wagering in the U.S.

The Stars Group and Fox Sports to launch sports wagering in the U.S.

TORONTO — The Canadian owner of PokerStars is joining forces with Fox Sports in a US$236-million deal to launch Fox Bet, a sports wagering partnership in the United States. The Stars Group Inc. and the unit of Fox Corp.
Veteran CFL quarterback Ricky Ray retires after 17 seasons

Veteran CFL quarterback Ricky Ray retires after 17 seasons

TORONTO — For two years, the athlete in Ricky Ray effectively suppressed the practicality of retirement. This time, Ray's practical side won out. The Toronto Argonauts' veteran quarterback retired Wednesday.

Ramsay: CFL, CFLPA not where they need to be in collective bargaining talks

TORONTO — Brian Ramsay isn't painting a very positive picture regarding the state of contract talks between the CFL and CFL Players' Association.
Keefe's Key: Marlies coach has shown a willingness to adapt on and off the ice

Keefe's Key: Marlies coach has shown a willingness to adapt on and off the ice

TORONTO — Sheldon Keefe thought he had a pretty good understanding of his new world. The owner/head coach of the Pembroke Lumber Kings — a junior-A hockey team located about 150 kilometres northwest of Ottawa — was winning title after title.
Hoop Dreams: Six-team Canadian Elite Basketball League set to tip off

Hoop Dreams: Six-team Canadian Elite Basketball League set to tip off

With the new Canadian Elite Basketball League about to tip off, chief executive officer Mike Morreale is brimming with the same energy he used to have before playing a big CFL game.

Canada skip Jennifer Jones can't miss in 10-1 rout of Japan at Curling World Cup

BEIJING — Canada's Jennifer Jones and her Winnipeg rink picked up a 10-1 victory over Japan on Wednesday on the opening day of the final Curling World Cup event of the season.
In a nod to the '90s, Drake dons 'Breaker High' sweatshirt at Raptors game

In a nod to the '90s, Drake dons 'Breaker High' sweatshirt at Raptors game

TORONTO — Drake loves breaking records and also "Breaker High," it seems.