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Blue Jays name rookie Trent Thornton to starting rotation in place of Borucki

Blue Jays name rookie Trent Thornton to starting rotation in place of Borucki

MONTREAL — With opening day around the corner, the Toronto Blue Jays plugged a hole in their starting rotation.
In The Rings: Brier/Scotties format still a talking point two years in

In The Rings: Brier/Scotties format still a talking point two years in

Two years into the latest competition format change at the Canadian men's and women's curling championships, the subject remains as polarizing as ever. "There's no right or wrong," said reigning Tim Hortons Brier champion Kevin Koe.
Toronto FC pro gamer suspended for violating soccer game's code of
conduct

Toronto FC pro gamer suspended for violating soccer game's code of conduct

TORONTO — Phil Balke, the first pro gamer hired by Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment, has been suspended for the remainder of the FIFA 19 competitive season for violations of the soccer video game's rules and code of conduct.

Toronto Raptors sign guard Jodie Meeks for rest of season

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed guard Jodie Meeks for the remainder of the season. The six-foot-four, 210-pound Meeks signed a 10-day contract with the Raptors on Feb. 20. He averaged 7.
Lightning reward head coach Jon Cooper with multi-year contract extension

Lightning reward head coach Jon Cooper with multi-year contract extension

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed head coach Jon Cooper to a multi-year contract extension, the club announced Tuesday. A native of Prince George, B.C.
Tavares has come as advertised, and then some, in special 1st season with Leafs

Tavares has come as advertised, and then some, in special 1st season with Leafs

TORONTO — Morgan Rielly had a good idea of what the Toronto Maple Leafs were getting in John Tavares the player. What impresses him even more — if that's possible considering the star centre's gaudy stat line — is the person.
Canadian women's soccer team facing Mexico in Toronto to gear up for World Cup

Canadian women's soccer team facing Mexico in Toronto to gear up for World Cup

TORONTO — Canada will play a friendly against Mexico on May 18 at Toronto's BMO Field before departing the next day for the Women's World Cup in France. The match against the 27th-ranked Mexicans will be the last for the No.
Bellator champion Rory MacDonald walking a different path these days

Bellator champion Rory MacDonald walking a different path these days

TORONTO — Rory (Red King) MacDonald was broken physically and mentally after his 2015 loss to then-UFC champion (Ruthless) Robbie Lawler at UFC 189. "My life was kind of going in a downward direction ...

Todd Helton cited on DUI charge, enters treatment centre

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Former All-Star first baseman Todd Helton has received a misdemeanour citation on a charge of driving under the influence after getting involved in a one-car accident.
What's an NCAA Tournament unit worth? Millions. Here's how

What's an NCAA Tournament unit worth? Millions. Here's how

The upstart run for Loyola Chicago making the Final Four last year delivered more than just excitement for fans of Sister Jean and the Ramblers. Loyola's run will be worth at least $8.