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Stampeders, Blue Bombers clash in race for first place in CFL's West Division

Stampeders, Blue Bombers clash in race for first place in CFL's West Division

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders expect the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to put the ball in the hands of running back Andrew Harris a lot Saturday. The Bombers' ground game is the bread and butter of their offence.
LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yanks over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS

LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yanks over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS

NEW YORK — James Paxton was filled with nerves, and so were New York Yankees fans, worried the season was slipping away.
Neal keeps scoring as Oilers top Red Wings 2-1; Edmonton back in first in NHL

Neal keeps scoring as Oilers top Red Wings 2-1; Edmonton back in first in NHL

EDMONTON — James Neal may be leading the NHL in scoring, but it's Ethan Bear that impressed Edmonton Oilers coach Dave Tippett on Friday night.
Alouettes' Vernon Adams Jr. throws three touchdown passes in win over Argonauts

Alouettes' Vernon Adams Jr. throws three touchdown passes in win over Argonauts

MONTREAL — As far as Montreal quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., is concerned, the Alouettes are already on the road to the Grey Cup. "We don't want to take any game lightly," said Adams. "We want to go 6-0 for these next six weeks.
OG Anunoby leads Raptors past Nets 123-107 as Toronto closes out pre-season

OG Anunoby leads Raptors past Nets 123-107 as Toronto closes out pre-season

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — OG Anunoby scored 18 points and Toronto had nine players score at least nine points as the Raptors rolled past the Brooklyn Nets 123-107 on Friday in NBA pre-season action.
Pacific FC parts ways with head coach Michael Silberbauer ahead of season finale

Pacific FC parts ways with head coach Michael Silberbauer ahead of season finale

VICTORIA — Pacific FC has parted ways with head coach Michael Silberbauer. Assistant coach James Merriman will serve as interim head coach Saturday when the Canadian Premier League side closes out the regular season at Westhills Stadium in Langford.
Canada's Gillian Robertson loses in first round of UFC bout in Boston

Canada's Gillian Robertson loses in first round of UFC bout in Boston

BOSTON — Maycee (The Future) Barber stopped Canadian flyweight Gillian (The Savage) Robertson in the first round on a televised UFC card Friday night.

Ricky Williams' Heisman sells for auction-record $504,000

The Heisman Trophy won by Ricky Wiliams in 1998 at Texas was sold at auction for $504,000, setting a record for college football's most recognizable award.

Weidemann sets Canadian speedskating record, breaking Klassen's 13-year record

CALGARY — Ottawa's Isabelle Weidemann made Canadian long-track speedskating history on Friday. She won gold in the women's 5,000 metres with a time of six minutes 47.
Kerfoot gets the first crack as Maple Leafs begin life without injured Tavares

Kerfoot gets the first crack as Maple Leafs begin life without injured Tavares

TORONTO — Mike Babcock took his time weighing the pros and cons.