Canada & World

Adam Hadwin reacts after sinking the final putt to win the Valspar Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
Adam Hadwin reacts after sinking the final putt to win the Valspar Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Mixed doubles an Olympic afterthought for Canada’s elite curlers

Canada may be a dominant country in curling, but not in a…

Simon Fraser linebacker Herdman embracing lengthy audition for NFL career

Jordan Herdman is embracing the uncertainty of his football future.

Canada’s Adam Hadwin builds one-shot lead at Valspar Championship

Canada’s Adam Hadwin builds one-shot lead at Valspar Championship

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Adam Hadwin knows all about going low on…

Canada’s Adam Hadwin builds one-shot lead at Valspar Championship
Blue Jays’ T.J. House hit in the head by a line drive

Blue Jays’ T.J. House hit in the head by a line drive

Toronto Blue Jays reliever T.J. House was taken off the field in an ambulance Friday

Blue Jays’ T.J. House hit in the head by a line drive
Hockey Hall of Fame unveils permanent statute of legendary Gordie Howe
Hockey Hall of Fame unveils permanent statute of legendary Gordie Howe
Gushue sweeps by Manitoba to reach Brier final

Gushue sweeps by Manitoba to reach Brier final

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Brad Gushue defeated Manitoba’s Mike McEwen 7-5

Gushue sweeps by Manitoba to reach Brier final
Canada skip Kevin Koe releases a rock against Newfoundland and Labrador as they play in draw 16 action at the Tim Hortons Brier curling championship at Mile One Centre, in St. John’s on Thursday, March 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Playoff picture far from settled at Brier as round-robin play winds down

The pre-tournament favourites are playing like contenders this week at the Tim Hortons Brier.

Canada skip Kevin Koe releases a rock against Newfoundland and Labrador as they play in draw 16 action at the Tim Hortons Brier curling championship at Mile One Centre, in St. John’s on Thursday, March 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Canada relief pitcher Dustin Molleken sits in the dugout during the seventh inning of a first-round game of the World Baseball Classic against the Dominican Republic, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Miami. The Dominican Republic won 9-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Bautista’s homer helps Dominicans beat Canada

Jose Bautista homered and drove in four runs

Canada relief pitcher Dustin Molleken sits in the dugout during the seventh inning of a first-round game of the World Baseball Classic against the Dominican Republic, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Miami. The Dominican Republic won 9-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Mikael Kingsbury of Canada reacts after his first-place performance in the men’s moguls event at the World Cup freestyle skiing competition in Park City, Utah, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. Kingsbury is coming in hot.The 24-year-old moguls star from Deux-Montagnes, Que., heads into the world championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, with seven World Cup wins in a row.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Rick Bowmer

Canada’s Kingsbury finishes off the podium in dual moguls at worlds

Moguls ace Mikael Kingsbury was so dominant in freestyle skiing this season…

Mikael Kingsbury of Canada reacts after his first-place performance in the men’s moguls event at the World Cup freestyle skiing competition in Park City, Utah, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. Kingsbury is coming in hot.The 24-year-old moguls star from Deux-Montagnes, Que., heads into the world championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, with seven World Cup wins in a row.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Rick Bowmer
Billy Horschel, left, congratulates Jim Herman at the conclusion of their first round on the ninth hole of the Valspar Golf Championship in Palm Harbor, Fla., Thursday, March 9, 2017. (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

Herman opens with a 62 to lead at Innisbrook

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Jim Herman was persuaded to play the Valspar…

Billy Horschel, left, congratulates Jim Herman at the conclusion of their first round on the ninth hole of the Valspar Golf Championship in Palm Harbor, Fla., Thursday, March 9, 2017. (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Former NBA legend and analyst for CBS/Turner’s NCAA Tournament coverage, which he has done every year since 2011, has spent the past couple of months watching and studying college basketball.

Charles Barkley weighs in on 2017 March Madness

Charles Barkley has spent the past couple of months watching and studying college basketbal

File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Former NBA legend and analyst for CBS/Turner’s NCAA Tournament coverage, which he has done every year since 2011, has spent the past couple of months watching and studying college basketball.

Stenson ready to start his road to the Masters

Henrik Stenson is happy with his start to the year.

Vegas, baby! City will host 2 NASCAR Cup races each year

Vegas, baby! City will host 2 NASCAR Cup races each year

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Motor Speedway will host two top-tier NASCAR races beginning in 2018.

Vegas, baby! City will host 2 NASCAR Cup races each year

Blackhawks getting Hjalmarsson back for stretch run

Niklas Hjalmarsson loves playing for the Chicago Blackhawks. He doesn’t like watching their games very much.

Braves star Freeman honours mom by playing for Canada

Braves star Freeman honours mom by playing for Canada

Freddie Freeman was born and raised in Southern California and blossomed into a star

Braves star Freeman honours mom by playing for Canada
NHL committing to keeping Coyotes in Arizona

NHL committing to keeping Coyotes in Arizona

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league is committed to keep the Coyotes in Arizona

NHL committing to keeping Coyotes in Arizona

2018 Olympics still in doubt, bye week could be scrapped: Bettman

Gary Bettman’s voice was muffled and he was coughing profusely,

B.C.’s John Morris handles skip duties from third position

B.C.’s John Morris handles skip duties from third position

Three-time champion John Morris is the only skip in the Tim Hortons Brier main draw who throws third

B.C.’s John Morris handles skip duties from third position