The Canadian Press

Eskimos offence to be better against Bombers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos are confident their offence will have a whole new look when they face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Commonwealth Stadium on tonight.

  • Jul 13, 2012

Whitfield chosen to carry flag at Olympics

OTTAWA — Some consider it a jinx, others too much of a distraction, but Simon Whitfield says being Canada’s flag-bearer will be his secret weapon.

  • Jul 13, 2012

Jays lock up Encarnacion for three years at $27 million

TORONTO — Edwin Encarnacion’s time with the Toronto Blue Jays appeared to be over after a rough 2010 season that saw him demoted to triple-A and ultimately put on waivers.

  • Jul 13, 2012

Alouettes look for revenge against Stampeders

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes breathed a sigh of relief when it turned out that Anthony Calvillo will not miss a game with a bruised left shoulder.

  • Jul 12, 2012

Rider rout Eskimos

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders needed just one try in 2012 to do something they couldn’t do in 10 attempts all last year — defeat a divisional rival.

  • Jul 9, 2012

Canadian juniors sweep singles finals at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Filip Peliwo made it a clean sweep for Canada in the junior singles finals at Wimbledon.

  • Jul 9, 2012

Argos prevail over Stamps after wild finish

TORONTO — Ricky Ray made a memorable home debut Saturday afternoon. The veteran quarterback threw for 407 yards and two TDs but it was a crucial 36-yard completion to Andre Durie that set up Noel Prefontaine’s 28-yard field goal with no time left and earned the Toronto Argonauts a thrilling 39-36 home-opening win over the Calgary Stampeders.

  • Jul 8, 2012

Riders hoping to turn around woes against West

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders, coaches and players alike, are prone to using phrases like “brand new team” and “brand new season.”

  • Jul 8, 2012

Als defuse the Bombers

MONTREAL — Brandon Whitaker made his name rushing the football but the stocky tailback showed he can catch it just as well.

  • Jul 7, 2012

Royals hold off Jays for win

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays gave the Kansas City Royals all the help they needed.

  • Jul 6, 2012

Flames pluck Hudler from free agency

The waiting game continues. A second day of NHL free agency came and went without decisions from forward Zach Parise or defenceman Ryan Suter on where they’d like to sign.

  • Jul 3, 2012

Oilers re-sign veteran Smyth, introduce rookie Schultz

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers unveiled part of their future while securing a key player from their past Sunday.

  • Jul 3, 2012

Canadiens sign Price to six-year deal

BROSSARD, Que. — Carey Price is just fine with spending six more years dealing with the pressures inherent in manning the Montreal Canadiens’ goal.

  • Jul 3, 2012

Stamps top Als in holiday matchup

CALGARY — After taking an illegal hit from linebacker Shea Emry, Drew Tate got right back up and made the Montreal Alouettes pay.

  • Jul 2, 2012

Simon breaks record in Lions season opener

VANCOUVER — Geroy Simon became the CFL’s all-time receiving leader in dramatic fashion Friday night. The Lions’ star slotback set the record on a 56-yard pass from Travis Lulay 4:57 into the fourth quarter of B.C.’s 33-16 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

  • Jun 30, 2012

Lind homers twice in Jays victory

TORONTO — Adam Lind says he’s back where he belongs. Lind drove in four runs with his first two home runs since being called back up to Toronto and the Blue Jays defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-5 on Friday.

  • Jun 30, 2012

Durant delivers for Riders

HAMILTON, Ont. — They broke into the CFL together with the Saskatchewan Roughriders and in 2010 formed one of the league’s most formidable passing tandems. But before lining up for different teams Friday night, there was no sentimental gathering between Darian Durant and Andy Fantuz.

  • Jun 30, 2012

Angels use big bats to beat Blue Jays

TORONTO — Mark Trumbo had a home run and a triple and Mike Trout and Alberto Callaspo also went deep Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels held on to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-7.

  • Jun 29, 2012

Penguins lock up Crosby for 12 more years

Sidney Crosby’s superstitious nature and desire to win another Stanley Cup appear to have worked in favour of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

  • Jun 29, 2012

Leafs and Flyers swap players

PITTSBURGH — Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke has said repeatedly he wants to get bigger up front. He took a step in that direction Saturday.

  • Jun 24, 2012