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Stronach Group at centre of best and worst of horse racing

Stronach Group at centre of best and worst of horse racing

The Stronach Group isn't well known outside horse racing. In the public eye, the big players are the likes of recent Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify, trainer Bob Baffert and legendary horses Secretariat and Seattle Slew.
Toronto Raptors' dramatic win produces record television ratings in Canada

Toronto Raptors' dramatic win produces record television ratings in Canada

TORONTO — The greatest moment in Toronto Raptors history produced the biggest television ratings in Canada for an NBA game. Sportsnet says Sunday night's Game 7 between the Raptors and visiting Philadelphia 76ers attracted an average audience of 2.
June Jones leaves Hamilton Tiger-Cats  for XFL head coaching position

June Jones leaves Hamilton Tiger-Cats for XFL head coaching position

HAMILTON — June Jones is leaving the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for the XFL. The Ticats confirmed Monday that Jones has stepped down as their assistant head coach/offensive co-ordinator to pursue other opportunities.
Picture Perfect: Leonard's series-winning shot a photography winner too

Picture Perfect: Leonard's series-winning shot a photography winner too

TORONTO — When Kawhi Leonard's series-winning buzzer-beater hung on the rim for four excruciatingly long bounces Sunday night, it created a remarkable scene where time seemed to stand still at Scotiabank Arena.
Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scheme

Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scheme

BOSTON — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has exposed the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into
Lindsey Vonn memoir 'Rise: My Story' coming next year

Lindsey Vonn memoir 'Rise: My Story' coming next year

NEW YORK — Lindsey Vonn, the retired Alpine skiing champion, is ready to look back. Vonn's memoir, "Rise: My Story," will come next year, Dey Street Books announced Monday.
Raptors star Kawhi Leonard joins exclusive Toronto playoff success club

Raptors star Kawhi Leonard joins exclusive Toronto playoff success club

TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard's buzzer-beater on Sunday night is widely regarded as the greatest moment in Toronto Raptors history.

Calgary Stampeders sign all eight of their 2019 draft picks to CFL contracts

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed all of their 2019 draft picks, including first-round selection Hergy Mayala. Calgary took the six-foot-one, 206-pound Mayala eighth overall out of Connecticut.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM preparing for training camp to open on time

Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM preparing for training camp to open on time

Kyle Walters is generally a pessimist by his own admission, but the Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM is optimistic CFL training camps will open without a hitch. All nine CFL teams are scheduled to open training camp Sunday.
Toronto mayor jokes that he supports calls for Raptors Kawhi Leonard as mayor

Toronto mayor jokes that he supports calls for Raptors Kawhi Leonard as mayor

TORONTO — Jubilant fans took to social media after the Toronto Raptors' series-winning, buzzer beating basket to demand the team's soft-spoken star be handed the mayor's job, along with anything else Kawhi Leonard wanted.