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CP NewsAlert: Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez wins first ever WTA title at Monterrey

CP NewsAlert: Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez wins first ever WTA title at Monterrey

MONTERREY, Mexico — Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez has won her first ever WTA title after defeating Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic 6-1, 6-4. The 18-year-old from Laval, Que., needed 89 minutes to defeat Golubic.
Jones wins Honda Classic by 5 shots, Hadwin finishes in tie for eighth place

Jones wins Honda Classic by 5 shots, Hadwin finishes in tie for eighth place

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — When Matt Jones won his first PGA Tour title seven years ago, he needed a 45-foot birdie putt just to get into a playoff and then a 40-yard chip-in to take the victory.
Canada's Karker wins World Cup halfpipe gold, Mackay takes silver in men's event

Canada's Karker wins World Cup halfpipe gold, Mackay takes silver in men's event

ASPEN, Colo. — Canada's Rachael Karker won gold at a women's freeski halfpipe World Cup on Sunday afternoon while Brendan Mackay took silver in the men's competition. Karker, from Erin, Ont., finished first with 93.25 points.

Pair of goals from Blandisi, Teasdale lead Laval Rocket over Stockton Heat

CALGARY — Joel Teasdale and Joseph Blandisi each scored a pair of goals in a 4-1 Laval Rocket victory over the Stockton Heat at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary Sunday afternoon. Both teams were tied 1-1 after the opening 20 minutes.
NBA hands Raptors coach Nurse a US$50,000 fine for throwing face mask and swearing

NBA hands Raptors coach Nurse a US$50,000 fine for throwing face mask and swearing

NEW YORK — The NBA has handed Raptors head coach Nick Nurse a US$50,000 fine for his actions in Toronto's 115-112 loss to the Utah Jazz on Friday night at Amalie Arena.
Reds star Votto back after COVID-19, unsure when he'll play

Reds star Votto back after COVID-19, unsure when he'll play

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto returned to camp Sunday after sitting out with COVID-19, but when he might be able to play again is still uncertain.
Jays starter Roark shelled as New York Yankees dump Toronto 8-3 in pre-season play

Jays starter Roark shelled as New York Yankees dump Toronto 8-3 in pre-season play

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Blue Jays starter Tanner Roark allowed seven earned runs over 2 1/3 innings as Toronto dropped an 8-3 decision to the New York Yankees in pre-season baseball action Sunday afternoon.
FA Cup: Leicester ousts Man United; Chelsea reaches semis

FA Cup: Leicester ousts Man United; Chelsea reaches semis

LONDON — While its neighbour is chasing a quadruple, Manchester United now has only one route to ending a four-year trophy drought.
Bratt's overtime winner carries Devils past Penguins, 2-1

Bratt's overtime winner carries Devils past Penguins, 2-1

PITTSBURGH — Jesper Bratt scored on a wraparound at 2:50 of overtime and the New Jersey Devils beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Sunday.
First word on Canadian players involved in opening World Cup qualifying matches

First word on Canadian players involved in opening World Cup qualifying matches

TORONTO — While Canada Soccer does not plan to release its roster for its first two World Cup qualifying games until Tuesday, word is already coming out on some players set for international duty.