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Canada not counting out underdog Czechs in world juniors semifinals

Canada not counting out underdog Czechs in world juniors semifinals

EDMONTON — Nathan Gaucher has been having a pretty special summer. In early July, the 18-year-old from Chambly, Que., heard his name called 22nd overall by the Anaheim Ducks at the NHL entry draft.
Lewandowski has watch stolen before Barcelona practice

Lewandowski has watch stolen before Barcelona practice

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski had a watch reportedly worth 70,000 euros (about $70,000) snatched from his arm as he arrived for practice on Thursday, Spanish media said.
Redblacks see opportunity to move up in East as Elks visit nation's capital

Redblacks see opportunity to move up in East as Elks visit nation's capital

OTTAWA — With just one win in eight games, the Ottawa Redblacks are running short on time to turn things around this season.
Riders look to improve playoff chances in four-game stretch against Lions, Bombers

Riders look to improve playoff chances in four-game stretch against Lions, Bombers

REGINA — It may only be the midpoint of the CFL season, but the Saskatchewan Roughriders are playing for their playoff lives. The Riders, fourth in the CFL West Division at 5-4, open a four-game stretch Friday against visiting B.C.
Running back Harris to remain with Argos as leader, mentor in spite of injury

Running back Harris to remain with Argos as leader, mentor in spite of injury

TORONTO — A torn right pectoral muscle ended Andrew Harris's season but the Toronto Argonauts running back doesn't believe it will ultimately end his illustrious CFL career. Harris, 35, said Thursday he'll undergo season-ending surgery next week.
Six events to kick off Professional Women's Hockey Players' Association season

Six events to kick off Professional Women's Hockey Players' Association season

PHILADELPHIA — The Professional Women's Hockey Players' Association that includes national team players from Canada and the United States opens its season Oct. 14.
Negotiations with the Canadian men's soccer team could go on beyond the World Cup

Negotiations with the Canadian men's soccer team could go on beyond the World Cup

The countdown to the World Cup in Qatar is ticking. And at the same time, pressure is building on Canada Soccer to seal a compensation deal with the men's national team.
Gilgeous-Alexander headlines Canada's roster for World Cup qualifiers

Gilgeous-Alexander headlines Canada's roster for World Cup qualifiers

TORONTO — Oklahoma City guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander headlines Canada's men's basketball roster for the next World Cup qualifying window. Canada plays Argentina on Aug. 25 in Victoria and then travels to Panama for a game on Aug. 29.
Browns QB Deshaun Watson settles for 11-game suspension

Browns QB Deshaun Watson settles for 11-game suspension

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson has reached a settlement with the NFL and will serve an 11-game unpaid suspension and pay a $5 million fine rather than risk missing his first season as quarterback of the Cleveland Browns following accusations of se
Elks running back James Wilder Jr. says his CFL season is over due to injury

Elks running back James Wilder Jr. says his CFL season is over due to injury

EDMONTON — Running back James Wilder Jr. of the Edmonton Elks says his 2022 CFL season is over. Wilder Jr. wrote on his Instagram account that he's been told his '22 campaign is done and the only way he can resume playing is to undergo surgery.