HOUSTON - Former Los Angeles Dodgers star Carl Crawford has been arrested after his former girlfriend accused him of assaulting her during an argument over a man she had begun dating.
Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley pulled no punches Thursday, lamenting the "zero leadership" south of the border as the U.S. is ravaged by racial unrest.
The NBA took a major step toward getting back on the court Thursday, with the league’s Board of Governors approving a 22-team format for restarting the league season next month at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida.
Canadian director Pascal Plante simply can't wait for the world to see his Cannes-selected film "Nadia, Butterfly." He hasn't been able to screen it in person with most of his cast and crew, never mind the general public or international festival audiences.
CALGARY - With COVID-19 restrictions not as tight in Sweden as in North America, Calgary Flames forward Mikael Backlund is ahead of the game on and off the ice.
NEW YORK - A day after announcing a deal with its players' association to resume the season with a tournament in Florida, Major League Soccer says teams may resume training.
TORONTO - Moncton Wildcats director of hockey operations Ritchie Thibeau knew he would be rebuilding his team this off-season.
Professional sports leagues in North America are getting deeper into conversations about when and how they can resume play during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CALGARY - Hockey Canada has lifted its ban on sanctioned activities and is allowing the country's 13 member organizations to individually determine when it's safe to return to action.
TORONTO - The chemistry between star point guard Kenneth (Kenny Got Work) Hailey and centre Jerry (Sick One) Knapp has helped lift Raptors Uprising GC to the top of the NBA 2K League esports standings.
NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees apologized Thursday for comments that were “insensitive and completely missed the mark” when he reiterated his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, drawing sharp criticism from fellow high-profile athletes and others in the wa…
TOKYO - The Japanese public is being prepared for the reality of next year’s postponed Olympics, where athletes are likely to face quarantines, spectators will be fewer, and the delay will cost taxpayers billions of dollars.
TORONTO - The Toronto Wolfpack are looking at providing fans with disposable tracking bracelets/wristbands during games to allow for contact-tracing in case of COVID-19 once the team returns to play.
NEW YORK - If Major League Baseball and its players take the field for a coronanvirus-delayed 2020 season, it will be after acrimonious negotiations that resemble their labour war of a generation ago.
The NBA has told the National Basketball Players Association that it will present a 22-team plan for restarting the season to the league’s board of governors on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
Major League Soccer and its players' union reached an agreement that paves the way for a summer tournament in Florida after the season was suspended by the COVID-19 pandemic.
TORONTO - Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the NHL plans to use private labs to process the COVID-19 tests of players and staff should the league resume play this summer.
New Jersey Devils defenceman P.K. Subban says he's donated US$50,000 to a GoFundMe page set up for George Floyd's daughter, and that the NHL has matched the pledge.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died. He was 85.
For the second day in a row, players from Toronto FC, the Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps skipped training as the MLS and its Players Association tried to iron out their differences in negotiating a return to action.
DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. - Quebec Major Junior Hockey League commissioner Gilles Courteau says the league is planning to play a full 68-game season in 2020-21 with "a certain percentage of spectators" in the stands.
WASHINGTON - Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA centre known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced.
OTTAWA - Canadian university sports has parted company with chief executive officer Graham Brown and appointed Dick White as interim CEO of the organization.
Quebec's Kim Clavel, the North American Boxing Federation light-flyweight champion who returned to nursing when the global pandemic interrupted her fighting career, has been named winner of the Pat Tillman Award for Service.
English Premier League players will be able to show solidarity with the George Floyd justice campaign during games without the prospect of facing sanctions.
OTTAWA - It looks like hockey fans will be able to cheer on their favourite NHL team this summer but Canadians have issued a collective shrug about whether the Stanley Cup is hoisted on their home ice.