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Sluggish Leafs looking to reset: 'Sometimes you've got to yell at your family'

Sluggish Leafs looking to reset: 'Sometimes you've got to yell at your family'

TORONTO — With an off day to clear his head, Auston Matthews made a point of unplugging his hockey brain. "Just chill," the Maple Leafs centre said of the approach to 24 hours away from the rink. "Put on a nice show, go for a walk, go for dinner.
Montreal Impact announce head coach Wilmer Cabrera will not return next season

Montreal Impact announce head coach Wilmer Cabrera will not return next season

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact will not be bringing back head coach Wilmer Cabrera for the next Major League Soccer season. The Impact announced Thursday that Cabrera's contract has expired and will not be extended.
Doctors urge national surveillance after curler dies during childbirth

Doctors urge national surveillance after curler dies during childbirth

TORONTO — The sudden death of Saskatchewan curler Aly Jenkins is shedding light on a devastating complication of childbirth that some doctors say could benefit from a national surveillance system to track maternal deaths and suggest fixes.
Toronto band The Beaches to perform at Grey Cup kickoff show

Toronto band The Beaches to perform at Grey Cup kickoff show

CALGARY — Toronto four-piece the Beaches will play at the Grey Cup kickoff show in Calgary next month. The opening festivities will also feature the Calgary Stampede Showband and a young guest vocalist performing the national anthem.
Ticats colourful linebacker Simoni Lawrence enjoying banner '19 season

Ticats colourful linebacker Simoni Lawrence enjoying banner '19 season

HAMILTON — Simoni Lawrence is good with being public Enemy No. 1 across most of the CFL. Like him or not, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' colourful linebacker is a leading contender for the league's outstanding defensive player award.

Twitter users echo sentiments in hand-written note praising Bianca Andreescu

Dozens of Twitter users are echoing a hand-written message that hails teen tennis phenom Bianca Andreescu as an inspiration to Canadian kids.
AP source: Phillies hiring Joe Girardi as manager

AP source: Phillies hiring Joe Girardi as manager

PHILADELPHIA — A person familiar with the deal says the Philadelphia Phillies are hiring former Yankees manager Joe Girardi to replace Gabe Kapler.
Canada on the rise in FIFA rankings, cracks all-important top six in CONCACAF

Canada on the rise in FIFA rankings, cracks all-important top six in CONCACAF

Canada climbed six places to No. 69 in the latest FIFA rankings, leapfrogging El Salvador to crack the top six in the CONCACAF region. The move, powered by a famous 2-0 upset win over the U.S. on Oct.
Australian Minjee Lee takes 1-stroke lead at LPGA tournament

Australian Minjee Lee takes 1-stroke lead at LPGA tournament

BUSAN, Korea, Republic Of — Minjee Lee overcame changing weather conditions at the Buick Ladies Championship to take a one-stroke lead with a bogey-free 6-under 66 after the first round of the LPGA tournament in South Korea.
Strasburg stars as Nats rout Astros 12-3 for 2-0 Series lead

Strasburg stars as Nats rout Astros 12-3 for 2-0 Series lead

HOUSTON — Stephen Strasburg's time had come. Famously held out of the post-season seven years ago, Strasburg delivered on the biggest stage of all Wednesday night.