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Bespectacled Hanson brothers still popular decades after 'Slap Shot'

Bespectacled Hanson brothers still popular decades after 'Slap Shot'

Steve Carlson has one of the most recognizable faces in hockey and is regularly swarmed by hockey fans. He and his "brothers" sign just as many autographs as some of the biggest names in the sport's history.
Canada's Georges St-Pierre set to end glittering mixed martial arts career

Canada's Georges St-Pierre set to end glittering mixed martial arts career

Georges St-Pierre's fighting days are over. For good this time, it seems. The 37-year-old mixed martial arts star from St-Isidore, Que., will make it official at a news conference Thursday at Montreal's Bell Centre, according to a source.

Pacific FC adds veteran Canadian international Marcel de Jong to its CPL roster

Pacific FC has added veteran Canadian international Marcel de Jong to its Canadian Premier League roster. The 32-year-old fullback, who can play in the midfield, spent the last three years with the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Four Canadian internationals earn Major League Rugby weekly honours

TORONTO — Canadian internationals Eric Howard, Josh Larsen, Guiseppe Du Toit and Brock Staller have been named to Major League Rugby's First XV of Week 4.

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame welcomes 12 more in special class of past players

OTTAWA — Twelve players, including four from the rival Firefighters FC and Columbus FC teams of the Pacific Coast League, are being inducted in the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of a special class of past players from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
Eyes on red-hot Calgary Flames as NHL trade deadline approaches

Eyes on red-hot Calgary Flames as NHL trade deadline approaches

The NHL trade deadline makes the spotlight on the Calgary Flames feel hotter. This season's Flames are having arguably the franchise's best season since Calgary won the Stanley Cup in 1989.

Canadian international Janine Beckie scores winning goal for Manchester City

MANCHESTER, England — Canadian international Janine Beckie scored the winning goal in Manchester City's 3-1 win over Everton in FA Women's Super League play Wednesday. Keira Walsh and Nikita Parris also scored for league-leading City.
Toronto Raptors sign shooting guard Jodie Meeks to 10-day contract

Toronto Raptors sign shooting guard Jodie Meeks to 10-day contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed guard Jodie Meeks to a 10-day contract. The six-foot-four, 210 pound Nashville native is averaging 9.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 22.
Canadian Premier League joins forces with Spain-based media partner

Canadian Premier League joins forces with Spain-based media partner

TORONTO — Less than 10 weeks before kickoff, the Canadian Premier League has unveiled its media partner with ambitious plans to showcase soccer in Canada.
Flyers defenceman Gudas suspended 2 games for high-sticking Tampa star Kucherov

Flyers defenceman Gudas suspended 2 games for high-sticking Tampa star Kucherov

NEW YORK — The NHL has suspended Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Radko Gudas two games for high-sticking Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov.