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Canadian international Brock Staller named Major League Rugby player of the week

TORONTO — Canadian international winger Brock Staller has won player of the week honours in Major League Rugby.
Rodgers era at Leicester gets off to winning start

Rodgers era at Leicester gets off to winning start

Barely an hour after being hired as Leicester's manager, Brendan Rodgers took a seat in the stands at King Power Stadium to have a first good look at his new team. He must have been fairly satisfied with what he saw.
Quebec semi-pro hockey league confronts fan racism after black player taunted

Quebec semi-pro hockey league confronts fan racism after black player taunted

MONTREAL — The commissioner of a Quebec-based semi-professional hockey league has apologized after a player for the Jonquiere Marquis and family members in attendance were subjected to racist taunts from the stands in St-Jerome Saturday night.
Ex-NBA player Bibby faces allegations of sexual misconduct

Ex-NBA player Bibby faces allegations of sexual misconduct

PHOENIX — Police are investigating sexual abuse and harassment accusations made by a teacher against former University of Arizona and NBA player Mike Bibby, according to officials in the suburban Phoenix school district where he had been a high schoo
Source: Toronto reaches agreement in principle to get Alejandro Pozuelo from Genk

Source: Toronto reaches agreement in principle to get Alejandro Pozuelo from Genk

Toronto FC has got its man. A source confirmed Tuesday that the MLS team has reached an agreement in principle to acquire Spanish attacking midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo from Belgian league-leader KRC Genk.
Maple Leafs prepare for Oilers with McDavid primed to return from suspension

Maple Leafs prepare for Oilers with McDavid primed to return from suspension

TORONTO — Leaning up against a screen in the locker room at the Maple Leafs' practice facility, Auston Matthews looked slightly annoyed by one particular query. "What, for you, stands out about (Connor) McDavid?" Toronto's star centre was asked.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign American running back Cameron Marshall to deal

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed American running back Cameron Marshall on Tuesday. The five-foot-11, 215-pound Marshall appeared in three games last season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Former CFL star Chad Owens arrested, charged with one count of assault

Former CFL star Chad Owens arrested, charged with one count of assault

TORONTO — Former CFL star Chad Owens has been arrested and charged with one count of assault. According to Peel regional police, Owens was arrested Monday and appeared in court Tuesday. No further details were provided.
Deadline for Sens arena deal approaches with no extension to be granted

Deadline for Sens arena deal approaches with no extension to be granted

OTTAWA — Canada's Heritage Minister says there will be no extension of a Thursday deadline to resolve a dispute over a plan to build a community featuring a new downtown arena for the Ottawa Senators.
Bisons' Iizuka attempting to become first female to play U Sports football

Bisons' Iizuka attempting to become first female to play U Sports football

Reina Iizuka is Canadian university football's best-kept secret. The five-foot-seven, 160-pound defensive back is entering her third year at the University of Manitoba, having been a red-shirted player on the Bisons in 2018.