Canada & World

Mickelson says tour players ‘loose’ with marking balls

Mickelson says tour players ‘loose’ with marking balls

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — If Phil Mickelson were in charge, Lexi Thompson…

Mickelson says tour players ‘loose’ with marking balls
Whitecaps set to host Tigres in Champs League

Whitecaps set to host Tigres in Champs League

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps often find themselves practising in torrential rain.…

Whitecaps set to host Tigres in Champs League
Pacers boost playoff hopes with comeback over Raptors

Pacers boost playoff hopes with comeback over Raptors

Paacers 108 Raptors 90 INDIANAPOLIS — Lance Stephenson charged up the Pacers…

Pacers boost playoff hopes with comeback over Raptors
Redemption: Tar Heels take NCAA title, 71-65, over Gonzaga

Redemption: Tar Heels take NCAA title, 71-65, over Gonzaga

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It’s OK, Carolina, you can open your eyes.…

Redemption: Tar Heels take NCAA title, 71-65, over Gonzaga
Team Canada skip Brad Gushue makes a shot as lead Geoff Walker, left, and second Brett Gallant look on during the 7th draw against Scotland at the Men’s World Curling Championships in Edmonton, Monday, April 3, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Gushue dumps Scotland 8-2 at curling worlds

EDMONTON — Canada’s Brad Gushue wanted to build on his team’s strong…

Team Canada skip Brad Gushue makes a shot as lead Geoff Walker, left, and second Brett Gallant look on during the 7th draw against Scotland at the Men’s World Curling Championships in Edmonton, Monday, April 3, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

NHL won’t participate in 2018 Olympics

It appears the 2018 Winter Olympics will lack the star power of…

Matthews officially owns top rookie season in Leafs history

Matthews officially owns top rookie season in Leafs history

If it wasn’t evident already, it’s now official. Auston Matthews has put…

Matthews officially owns top rookie season in Leafs history

Prout suspended two games for hit on Flyers’ Gudas

The Devils will be without defenseman Dalton Prout for Tuesday’s rematch with…

CFLPA unhappy with rehabilitation issue

TORONTO — Brian Ramsay finds it hard to believe the CFL Players’…

Raptors defeat injury-riddled 76ers

Raptors defeat injury-riddled 76ers

Raptors 113 76ers 105 TORONTO — Two days after scoring 40 points…

Raptors defeat injury-riddled 76ers
PGA champ Jimmy Walker coping with mononucleosis

PGA champ Jimmy Walker coping with mononucleosis

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — PGA champion Jimmy Walker says he has been…

PGA champ Jimmy Walker coping with mononucleosis
Fleetwood returns to Masters, this time as a player

Fleetwood returns to Masters, this time as a player

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood is making his second appearance at…

Fleetwood returns to Masters, this time as a player
Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men’s basketball coach

Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men’s basketball coach

WASHINGTON - Georgetown Univeristy named Patrick Ewing as its next men’s basketball…

Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men’s basketball coach

Colombian players hailed as heroes in Brazil after air crash

CHAPECO, Brazil — Fans of Brazilian club Chapecoense have greeted their rivals…

Cancer-free Rangers coach Beasley celebrates with anthem

Cancer-free Rangers coach Beasley celebrates with anthem

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Singing comes easily for Texas Rangers third base…

Cancer-free Rangers coach Beasley celebrates with anthem
Canada recovers offence in 8-0 win over Russia at world hockey championship

Canada recovers offence in 8-0 win over Russia at world hockey championship

PLYMOUTH, Mich. — It takes fortitude to stand in front of a…

Canada recovers offence in 8-0 win over Russia at world hockey championship
Baltimore Orioles third base coach Bobby Dickerson, left, celebrates with Mark Trumbo as Trumbo rounds third base after hitting a solo home run in the 11th inning of an opening day baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Baltimore, Monday, April 3, 2017. Baltimore won 3-2 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Trumbo’s 11th-inning homer lifts Orioles over Blue Jays 3-2

BALTIMORE — Five months later, the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays…

Baltimore Orioles third base coach Bobby Dickerson, left, celebrates with Mark Trumbo as Trumbo rounds third base after hitting a solo home run in the 11th inning of an opening day baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Baltimore, Monday, April 3, 2017. Baltimore won 3-2 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Newfoundland and Labrador skip Brad Gushue delivers a rock as they play Team Canada in gold medal action at the Tim Hortons Brier curling championship at Mile One Centre in St. John’s.

Gushue to lead Canada at men’s world curling

EDMONTON — Brad Gushue and his teammates have plenty of experience wearing…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Newfoundland and Labrador skip Brad Gushue delivers a rock as they play Team Canada in gold medal action at the Tim Hortons Brier curling championship at Mile One Centre in St. John’s.
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre reacts after throwing a ceremonial pitch during a pre-game ceremony as the Toronto Blue Jays face the Cincinnati Reds in MLB exhibition play in Montreal. A source says a group of Montreal investors has met the conditions laid out by Major League Baseball to get a team back in the city. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Montreal baseball investors have met conditions: source

MONTREAL — A group of Montreal investors has met the conditions laid…

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre reacts after throwing a ceremonial pitch during a pre-game ceremony as the Toronto Blue Jays face the Cincinnati Reds in MLB exhibition play in Montreal. A source says a group of Montreal investors has met the conditions laid out by Major League Baseball to get a team back in the city. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Team Canada’s Rebecca Johnston is sandwiched between Team USA goaltender Alex Rigby and Lee Stecklein during second period gold medal action at the women’s world hockey championships in Kamloops, B.C. Canada will open the women’s world hockey championship against a U.S. team either drained from the drama of recent days or empowered by winning concessions from their own federation. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada readies for reassembled U.S.

Canada readies for reassembled U.S. PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Canada will open the…

Team Canada’s Rebecca Johnston is sandwiched between Team USA goaltender Alex Rigby and Lee Stecklein during second period gold medal action at the women’s world hockey championships in Kamloops, B.C. Canada will open the women’s world hockey championship against a U.S. team either drained from the drama of recent days or empowered by winning concessions from their own federation. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)