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Saskatchewan Roughriders re-sign all-star Canadian kicker Brett Lauther

Saskatchewan Roughriders re-sign all-star Canadian kicker Brett Lauther

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders added a free agent, kept one of their own and signed Canadian kicker Brett Lauther to a one-year extension through 2020 on Friday. Lauther, of Truro, N.S.
Busy schedule working nicely for top-ranked Ontario skip Rachel Homan

Busy schedule working nicely for top-ranked Ontario skip Rachel Homan

SYDNEY, N.S. — A packed schedule this season has worked quite nicely for Rachel Homan. Her life will be getting even busier later this year.
Perry Pearn learning the nuances of coaching women's hockey with national team

Perry Pearn learning the nuances of coaching women's hockey with national team

TORONTO — Perry Pearn is still coaching hockey, he's just working on tweaking his approach. The veteran NHL assistant coach is serving as the head coach of Canada's national women's team. While the 67-year-old native of Stettler, Alta.

Sanchez feels back to old self after first bullpen session of spring training

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Aaron Sanchez is feeling like the pitcher he was back in 2016. And his new manager can't stop smiling about that.

Canada's Shapovalov ousted by Wawrinka in quarterfinals at Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Canada's Denis Shapovalov was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Friday, losing 6-4, 7-6 (4) to Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka.
Russia, Germany share skeleton gold; Wesenberg wins bronze

Russia, Germany share skeleton gold; Wesenberg wins bronze

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Russia's Elena Nikitina and Germany's Jacqueline Loelling shared the win in a women's World Cup skeleton race on Friday. Nikitina and Loelling both finished two runs in 1 minute, 50.59 seconds. Kendall Wesenberg of the U.S.
Toronto Wolfpack halfback Joe Mellor faces former Widnes Vikings team

Toronto Wolfpack halfback Joe Mellor faces former Widnes Vikings team

Joe Mellor's lone visit to Toronto was not very special. His Widnes Vikings were relegated from the Super League in a 20-12 loss to the Wolfpack last September.
Vancouver Canucks call up defenceman Luke Schenn amid injury woes

Vancouver Canucks call up defenceman Luke Schenn amid injury woes

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have called up veteran defenceman Luke Schenn to fill a void on their injury-plagued roster. Vancouver acquired the 29-year-old from the Anaheim Ducks last month in exchange for defenceman Michael Del Zotto.
Whitecaps trade Vancouver snow for California sun with latest training trip

Whitecaps trade Vancouver snow for California sun with latest training trip

VANCOUVER — Russell Teibert can't wait to get back to training with his Vancouver Whitecaps teammates — even if the field is covered with snow.

CFL to unveil the site of 2020 Grey Cup championship next Thursday

TORONTO — The CFL will award the 2020 Grey Cup next week, the league announced Friday. The CFL said its Grey Cup committee has reviewed bids from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Montreal Alouettes and Saskatchewan Roughriders.