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McGill drops Redmen name, citing pain caused to Indigenous students

McGill drops Redmen name, citing pain caused to Indigenous students

MONTREAL — McGill University is dropping the Redmen name for its men's varsity sports teams, effective immediately, the university announced Friday.
Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime gets Monte Carlo wild card

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime gets Monte Carlo wild card

MONTE CARLO — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime has been given a wild card into the Monte-Carlo Masters next week.
Kevin McKenna, Randee Hermus headed to Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Kevin McKenna, Randee Hermus headed to Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

TORONTO — Former Canada captain Kevin McKenna and Randee Hermus have been named to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame. McKenna, 39, won 63 caps for Canada between 2000 and 2012, serving as captain 27 times.
Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby undergoes emergency appendectomy

Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby undergoes emergency appendectomy

TORONTO — Another big blow for OG Anunoby. The Toronto Raptors forward underwent an emergency appendectomy on Thursday evening, two days before the Raptors were slated to tip off against the Orlando Magic in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
Canadian international Janine Beckie signs contract extension with Man City

Canadian international Janine Beckie signs contract extension with Man City

TORONTO — Canadian international forward Janine Beckie has signed a one-year contract extension with Manchester City.
Ex-NFLer Poli-Dixon finds new career in fine art after brief stop in reality TV

Ex-NFLer Poli-Dixon finds new career in fine art after brief stop in reality TV

TORONTO — Brian Poli-Dixon found himself at loose ends after an injury — ripping his hamstring off the bone — forced him to retire from the NFL.
Laval defensive lineman Mathieu Betts named top CFL draft prospect

Laval defensive lineman Mathieu Betts named top CFL draft prospect

TORONTO — Laval Rouge et Or defensive lineman Mathieu Betts has held onto the No. 1 spot in the CFL's Scouting Bureau's final rankings for the 2019 draft. The Montreal native helped the Rouge et Or win the Vanier Cup last year.
Toronto FC to get good gauge of where it's at with visit to Seattle

Toronto FC to get good gauge of where it's at with visit to Seattle

Some 7 1/2 weeks into the season, Toronto FC is hitting the road for just the third time. At the same stage last year, Toronto had been to Mexico and Colorado (both twice) and Montreal.
Forrest Gregg, lineman for mighty Packers teams, dies at 85

Forrest Gregg, lineman for mighty Packers teams, dies at 85

Forrest Gregg, the great lineman for the mighty Green Bay Packers of the 1960s whom Vince Lombardi called the "best player I ever coached," has died. He was 85. The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced his death Friday but did not disclose details.
Healthy Kawhi, mature roster among five storylines to watch in Raptors vs. Magic

Healthy Kawhi, mature roster among five storylines to watch in Raptors vs. Magic

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors are about to tip off perhaps the most-anticipated post-season run in franchise history.