Players file legal action in Canada challenging artificial turf at the 2015 Women's World Cup

A group of elite players has filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf.

Stampeders going with Drew Tate at QB against Saskatchewan Roughriders

Stampeders going with Drew Tate at QB against Saskatchewan Roughriders

CALGARY - Drew Tate will be the starting quarterback for the Calgary Stampeders against the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Friday.


Calgary running back Cornish takes offensive and Canadian awards for September

Calgary running back Cornish takes offensive and Canadian awards for September

TORONTO - Calgary running back Jon Cornish has won a pair of CFL monthly awards after putting up big numbers in September.


Elias (The Spartan) Theodorou returns to action after 'TUF Nations' win

Elias (The Spartan) Theodorou returns to action after 'TUF Nations' win

Elias (The Spartan) Theodorou says he is still living "the grind" of a mixed martial arts fighter since winning the middleweight portion of "The Ultimate Fighter Nations" reality TV show.


Canada reaches quarter-finals at women's world basketball championship

ANKARA, Turkey - Canada locked up a quarter-final berth at the FIBA women's world basketball championship Wednesday with a 91-71 victory over the Czech Republic.


Sean Day hopes to build on mediocre rookie season with Mississauga Steelheads

Sean Day hopes to build on mediocre rookie season with Mississauga Steelheads

The thing about being granted exceptional player status is people expect immediate exceptional results.


Off-season changes make wide-open Eastern Conference hard to predict

Over the past six seasons, five different teams have represented the Eastern Conference in the Stanley Cup final. The Boston Bruins are the closest thing to a powerhouse in the wide-open East.


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NHL PREVIEW:NHL's rebuilding teams set for a race to last place in McDavid Derby

ERIE, Pa. - In a sport that doesn't exactly feature the language of saints and choir boys, there's a dirty, four-letter word that even hockey players don't want to hear: tank.


Defending champion Djokovic beats Canada's Pospisil at China Open

Defending champion Djokovic beats Canada's Pospisil at China Open

BEIJING, China - Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak at the China Open to 21 straight matches, beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 7-5 under the roof on centre court on a cold, rainy Wednesday.


Coming off high of Ryder Cup, Rory McIlroy looks to finish year strong

Coming off high of Ryder Cup, Rory McIlroy looks to finish year strong

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - The photo went viral on Twitter, Rory McIlroy wearing a mini-kilt and red wig and nothing else as Europe celebrated another Ryder Cup victory.


Royals run wild in thriller, rally past A's 9-8 in 12 innings in first playoff game since '85

Royals run wild in thriller, rally past A's 9-8 in 12 innings in first playoff game since '85

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Rain had started to fall at Kauffman Stadium as the echoing roars finally faded into the night. Eric Hosmer popped out of the dugout one last time, looked to the sky and let it soak in.


Pan Am Games torch relay will cross Canada, hit 130 Ontario communities

Pan Am Games torch relay will cross Canada, hit 130 Ontario communities

TORONTO - The torch relay for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games will be a national event, with stops in five Canadian cities as well as more than 100 Ontario communities, organizers said Wednesday.


Student who ran onto field, was body-slammed by Ohio State coach at game loses scholarship

Student who ran onto field, was body-slammed by Ohio State coach at game loses scholarship

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A student who ran onto the field during an Ohio State football game and was body-slammed by a coach is losing his scholarship amid his court case.


Derek Jeter's after-retirement plan includes media website connecting athletes to fans

Derek Jeter's after-retirement plan includes media website connecting athletes to fans

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he's joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes' "unfiltered" views to the fans.


Disciplinary case opened against India boxer Sarita for refusing bronze medal at Asian Games

Disciplinary case opened against India boxer Sarita for refusing bronze medal at Asian Games

INCHEON, South Korea - Within hours of India boxer L. Sarita Devi rejecting her Asian Games bronze medal, boxing officials opened a disciplinary case against her on Wednesday.