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Hockey Canada dropping 'midget,' other traditional minor age group names

Hockey Canada dropping 'midget,' other traditional minor age group names

CALGARY — Hockey Canada is changing its traditional age group names, including "midget," a year after some other sports organizations stopped using the term.
Bettman declines to weigh in on Cherry, says MacLean "spoke from the heart"

Bettman declines to weigh in on Cherry, says MacLean "spoke from the heart"

TORONTO — Given the seismic events on "Hockey Night in Canada" in recent days, Sportsnet president Bart Yabsley's scheduled appearance on a roundtable Monday looked like a great get for the Primetime sports management conference.
Olympic BMX rider and 2015 Pan AM Games champion Tory Nyhaug retires

Olympic BMX rider and 2015 Pan AM Games champion Tory Nyhaug retires

TORONTO — BMX racer Tory Nyhaug endured a string of broken bones and sacrificed his spleen for his sport. But the 27-year-old from Coquitlam, B.C., could not survive a concussion, announcing his retirement Monday.
Thierry Henry excited to start coaching Montreal Impact

Thierry Henry excited to start coaching Montreal Impact

MONTREAL — Thierry Henry views his new job as head coach of the Montreal Impact as a fresh start. Speaking to reporters at the soccer club's training centre on Monday for the first time, the French legend preached patience.
Toronto Wolfpack forward Darcy Lussick set to make boxing debut in December

Toronto Wolfpack forward Darcy Lussick set to make boxing debut in December

Toronto Wolfpack forward Darcy Lussick is stepping into the boxing ring next month to face former rugby league star Justin Hodges. The two Australians are slated to meet Dec. 6 in Sydney.
Habs forwards Drouin, Byron to undergo surgery, will be out indefinitely

Habs forwards Drouin, Byron to undergo surgery, will be out indefinitely

Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien says forwards Jonathan Drouin and Paul Byron are scheduled to undergo surgery and will be out indefinitely.

Oilers C McDavid, Avs C MacKinnon, Panthers D Yandle named 3 stars of the week

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid, Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon and Florida Panthers defenceman Keith Yandle are the NHL three stars of the week.
Reserved Van Zeyl to become more vocal with Ticats during Grey Cup week

Reserved Van Zeyl to become more vocal with Ticats during Grey Cup week

HAMILTON — Chris Van Zeyl usually isn't one to draw attention, but the Hamilton Tiger- Cats' veteran offensive lineman plans to be very vocal this week. Hamilton will face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Grey Cup on Sunday in Calgary.
Derek Jeter among 18 newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

Derek Jeter among 18 newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot.
Gurley, Brown help Rams ground out 17-7 win over Bears

Gurley, Brown help Rams ground out 17-7 win over Bears

LOS ANGELES — Todd Gurley was told by Rams coach Sean McVay before Sunday night’s game against the Chicago Bears that he was going to be a focal point of Los Angeles’ offence . Gurley rose to the occasion and delivered his best game of the season.