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Ramsay: CFL, CFLPA not where they need to be in collective bargaining talks

TORONTO — Brian Ramsay isn't painting a very positive picture regarding the state of contract talks between the CFL and CFL Players' Association.
Keefe's Key: Marlies coach has shown a willingness to adapt on and off the ice

Keefe's Key: Marlies coach has shown a willingness to adapt on and off the ice

TORONTO — Sheldon Keefe thought he had a pretty good understanding of his new world. The owner/head coach of the Pembroke Lumber Kings — a junior-A hockey team located about 150 kilometres northwest of Ottawa — was winning title after title.
Hoop Dreams: Six-team Canadian Elite Basketball League set to tip off

Hoop Dreams: Six-team Canadian Elite Basketball League set to tip off

With the new Canadian Elite Basketball League about to tip off, chief executive officer Mike Morreale is brimming with the same energy he used to have before playing a big CFL game.

Canada skip Jennifer Jones can't miss in 10-1 rout of Japan at Curling World Cup

BEIJING — Canada's Jennifer Jones and her Winnipeg rink picked up a 10-1 victory over Japan on Wednesday on the opening day of the final Curling World Cup event of the season.
In a nod to the '90s, Drake dons 'Breaker High' sweatshirt at Raptors game

In a nod to the '90s, Drake dons 'Breaker High' sweatshirt at Raptors game

TORONTO — Drake loves breaking records and also "Breaker High," it seems.
Nadal beats Auger-Aliassime to advance in Madrid Open

Nadal beats Auger-Aliassime to advance in Madrid Open

MADRID — Overcoming lack of practice because of a stomach virus, Rafael Nadal cruised to a 6-3, 6-3 win over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Madrid Open on Wednesday.
Victoria's Sarah Kaufman ready for new challenge in Professional Fighters League

Victoria's Sarah Kaufman ready for new challenge in Professional Fighters League

With titles in Strikeforce and Invicta, Sarah Kaufman is a trailblazer for Canadian mixed martial arts. But bouts have been hard to find recently for the former UFC fighter.
Take five: Remembering some of Ricky Ray's great CFL moments

Take five: Remembering some of Ricky Ray's great CFL moments

TORONTO — Ricky Ray announced his retirement Wednesday after an outstanding 16-year playing career in the CFL.

Race director Glassman believes Toronto Marathon courses were accurate

TORONTO — The race director of the Toronto Marathon firmly believes Sunday's event was the traditional 42.2 kilometres long. Jay Glassman said the course was measured at 42.
After leaning on Leonard, Raptors finally get team effort in rout of Sixers

After leaning on Leonard, Raptors finally get team effort in rout of Sixers

TORONTO — When Fred VanVleet threw up a three-point attempt late in the first quarter on Tuesday, it was as the nearly 20,000 fans at Scotiabank Arena were collectively willing the ball to fall through the hoop. The roar when it did? Deafening.