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Kiermaier hit in apparent retribution, Rays clinch playoffs

Kiermaier hit in apparent retribution, Rays clinch playoffs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hit by a pitch in what appeared to be retribution for scooping up a Toronto scouting report, Kevin Kiermaier hopes to see the Blue Jays in the playoffs.
Vancouver Canucks sign forward Alex Chiasson to professional tryout contract

Vancouver Canucks sign forward Alex Chiasson to professional tryout contract

VANCOUVER — Forward Alex Chiasson is getting a shot with the Vancouver Canucks. The team announced Wednesday that it has signed the 30-year-old right-winger to a professional tryout contract ahead of training camp.
Suits against Ohio State over sex abuse by doc are dismissed

Suits against Ohio State over sex abuse by doc are dismissed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge dismissed some of the biggest remaining lawsuits over Ohio State's failure to stop decades-old sexual abuse by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, saying Wednesday it’s indisputable Strauss abused hundreds
Long curling qualifying road to Beijing Olympics makes stop in Ottawa

Long curling qualifying road to Beijing Olympics makes stop in Ottawa

Jill Brothers had been hoping there might be an outside chance her team could somehow find its way into the Home Hardware Curling Pre-Trials field next month in her hometown of Liverpool, N.S.
Negotiations for unsigned Canucks stars Pettersson, Hughes 'complex': GM

Negotiations for unsigned Canucks stars Pettersson, Hughes 'complex': GM

VANCOUVER — There'll be some glaring absences as the Vancouver Canucks return to the ice this week.
Leafs eager to move beyond past failures: 'We don't carry the burden of 54 years'

Leafs eager to move beyond past failures: 'We don't carry the burden of 54 years'

TORONTO — Kyle Dubas heard the outside noise clamouring for off-season change.

Toronto Argonauts take cautious approach with quarterback Arbuckle, linebacker Muamba

Toronto Argonauts head coach Ryan Dinwiddie is erring on the side of caution regarding quarterback Nick Arbuckle and linebacker Henoc Muamba.
Blue Jays place Valera on COVID-related injured list, recall Smith from Bisons

Blue Jays place Valera on COVID-related injured list, recall Smith from Bisons

TAMPA, Fla. — The Toronto Blue Jays placed infielder Breyvic Valera on the COVID-related injured list on Wednesday and recalled infielder Kevin Smith from triple-A Buffalo.
'I'm just proud of myself': SFU kicker Kristie Elliott makes college football history

'I'm just proud of myself': SFU kicker Kristie Elliott makes college football history

VANCOUVER — Kicker Kristie Elliott is used to walking into the locker room backwards.
Rays' Kiermaier takes, keeps Blue Jays' data card

Rays' Kiermaier takes, keeps Blue Jays' data card

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rays veteran Kevin Kiermaier scooped up a data card that fell out of Toronto catcher Alejandro Kirk's wristband during Tampa Bay's 6-4 victory Monday night and refused to give it back to the Blue Jays.