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Canadian RJ Barrett nominated for NCAA top shooting guard honour

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke freshman RJ Barrett has been named one of five finalists for the 2019 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award. The native of Mississauga, Ont., entered Tuesday's action as the Atlantic Coast Conference's leading scorer at 23.

Smoak hits three-run homer in first inning as Jays down Tigers 5-2

LAKELAND, Fla. — Justin Smoak hit a three-run homer and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. added a solo shot as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 in pre-season baseball action Tuesday.
Duke's Williamson out for 4th straight game with knee injury

Duke's Williamson out for 4th straight game with knee injury

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke star freshman Zion Williamson will miss his fourth straight game because of a mild right knee sprain.
Sophie Schmidt tested in defence as Canada warms up for Women's World Cup

Sophie Schmidt tested in defence as Canada warms up for Women's World Cup

Better known as a midfielder, Sophie Schmidt has played in the Canadian backline at the Algarve Cup. The 30-year-old from Abbotsford, B.C.
A look at Canadian tennis highlights in 2019

A look at Canadian tennis highlights in 2019

It's been quite a start to 2019 for Canadian tennis players. Here's a look at some of the highlights heading into the BNP Paribas Open, a top-level event (just below Grand Slams), for women and men starting Wednesday in Indian Wells, Calif.
Strong Season: Canadian tennis scene blossoming with bright future ahead

Strong Season: Canadian tennis scene blossoming with bright future ahead

TORONTO — Nicu and Maria Andreescu were sitting in a meeting room at Tennis Canada headquarters in Toronto recently when a wave of tennis folks came in to give them their best.

Elite 10 dropped from schedule as Grand Slam circuit trimmed to six events

TORONTO — The Grand Slam of Curling series trimmed the Elite 10 competition from the calendar Tuesday as the circuit moves to a six-event season for the 2019-20 campaign. The Sportsnet series will maintain its total prize money level of $2.
Former CFL head coach Marc Trestman joins XFL's Tampa Bay franchise

Former CFL head coach Marc Trestman joins XFL's Tampa Bay franchise

TAMPA, Fla. — Former CFL head coach Marc Trestman has joined the upstart XFL. The league announced Tuesday Trestman has been named the head coach/GM of the new franchise in Tampa Bay.

Canadian international goalkeeper Milan Borjan honoured by Red Star Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia — Canadian international goalkeeper Milan Borjan, who plays his club soccer for Red Star Belgrade, has been named Red Star Sports Club Male Athlete of the Year for 2018.
Canada's teen phenom Stephen Gogolev aiming for podium in world debut

Canada's teen phenom Stephen Gogolev aiming for podium in world debut

Stephen Gogolev is barely 14 years old, but there is no childhood naivete to his skating. The Toronto teen has a keen sense of body awareness that belies his age, says Elvis Stojko, and will be one of his biggest strengths in years to come.