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Vancouver Canucks ink Brock Boeser to three-year, US$19.95-million deal

Vancouver Canucks ink Brock Boeser to three-year, US$19.95-million deal

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have signed restricted free agent Brock Boeser to a new deal. The 25-year-old right-winger agreed to a three-year contract worth US$6.65 million per year, the team announced Friday.
Doubles lift Blue Jays over Rays in Toronto's first Canada Day home game since 2019

Doubles lift Blue Jays over Rays in Toronto's first Canada Day home game since 2019

TORONTO — Bo Bichette, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Alejandro Kirk hit three consecutive doubles as the Blue Jays cruised past the Tampa Bay Rays 9-2 on Friday in Toronto's first home game on Canada Day since 2019. The Blue Jays played in Dunedin, Fla.
Canadian women lose to Spain in return to field hockey World Cup after 28 years away

Canadian women lose to Spain in return to field hockey World Cup after 28 years away

TERRASSA, Spain — Canada's women's field hockey team ended a 28-year absence from the World Cup with a 4-1 loss to co-host Spain in Friday's tournament opener. Karli Johansen, a veteran defender from North Vancouver, B.C.
After one-sided loss in Montreal, Riders look to rebound at home against Alouettes

After one-sided loss in Montreal, Riders look to rebound at home against Alouettes

REGINA — Dealing with a nightmare defeat isn’t easy, but Cody Fajardo believes the Saskatchewan Roughriders are up to the task. The Riders, coming off a short week, were trounced 37-13 by the Montreal Alouettes on June 23.
Bruins hire Montgomery as coach to replace Cassidy

Bruins hire Montgomery as coach to replace Cassidy

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have hired Jim Montgomery as their new coach, giving the hockey lifer another chance at an NHL head-coaching job less than three years since he lost his first one.
Russell Martin bids farewell to Blue Jays fans after retiring in May

Russell Martin bids farewell to Blue Jays fans after retiring in May

Russell Martin's favourite memory at Rogers Centre is the same as many Toronto Blue Jays' fans: Jose Bautista's infamous bat flip in Game 5 of the 2015 American League Division Series
WNBA's Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russian court

WNBA's Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russian court

MOSCOW (AP) — American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that has unfolded amid tense relations between Mosc
Canucks add assistants Yeo, Cull to Boudreau's staff, Colliton takes over AHL team

Canucks add assistants Yeo, Cull to Boudreau's staff, Colliton takes over AHL team

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have hired Mike Yeo as an assistant coach and promoted Trent Cull to the same position to flesh out Bruce Boudreau's staff for the upcoming NHL season.
Source: Toronto Raptors sign NBA champ and free agent forward Porter Jr.

Source: Toronto Raptors sign NBA champ and free agent forward Porter Jr.

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Otto Porter Jr., who was a key member of the Golden State Warriors' NBA championship team.
Criscito trains with TFC but fellow Italian Insigne still dealing with calf issue

Criscito trains with TFC but fellow Italian Insigne still dealing with calf issue

TORONTO — The Italian job is underway at Toronto FC. Domenico Criscito took part in his first Toronto practice Friday while fellow Italian newcomer Lorenzo Insigne trained separately indoors.