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Habs forward Domi suspended for remainder of pre-season for punching Ekblad

Habs forward Domi suspended for remainder of pre-season for punching Ekblad

NEW YORK — Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi has been suspended for the remainder of the NHL pre-season after punching Florida defenceman Aaron Ekblad during an exhibition game.
Smoak caps off seven-run ninth inning comeback as Blue Jays stun Rays 9-8

Smoak caps off seven-run ninth inning comeback as Blue Jays stun Rays 9-8

TORONTO — Sitting in the home dugout at Rogers Centre, Justin Smoak had a front-row seat as his Toronto Blue Jays teammates staged one of the biggest comebacks in team history. And then suddenly it was the veteran slugger's turn at the plate.

Henderson, Boutin win female athlete of the year at Canadian Sports Awards

OTTAWA — Brooke Henderson earned another accolade on Thursday night, taking the female summer athlete of the year honour at the Canadian Sports Awards, while short-track speedskating star Kim Boutin earned the winter distinction.
Gallagher, Canadiens beat Capitals 5-2 for first pre-season win

Gallagher, Canadiens beat Capitals 5-2 for first pre-season win

QUEBEC — The Montreal Canadiens were seeking chemistry as they faced Alexander Ovechkin and the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals at the Videotron Centre in Quebec Thursday night.

Canadians 2nd after pairs short program at Autumn Classic International

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Canadians Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro delivered a solid performance in their pairs short program Thursday to sit in second place at the Autumn Classic International figure skating competition.
Billie Jean King joins LA Dodgers ownership group

Billie Jean King joins LA Dodgers ownership group

LOS ANGELES — Billie Jean King and partner Ilana Kloss have joined the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership group. The Dodgers made the announcement Thursday.
Former Jets workhorse goalie Ondrej Pavelec retires after 11 NHL seasons

Former Jets workhorse goalie Ondrej Pavelec retires after 11 NHL seasons

Ondrej Pavelec, who was a workhorse in the Jets' goal after the NHL franchise moved from Atlanta to Winnipeg, announced his retirement Thursday.
Canada's Beckie Scott says WADA decision "disappointing beyond measure"

Canada's Beckie Scott says WADA decision "disappointing beyond measure"

Athletes, investigators, anti-doping officials and national sport committees all knew that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency's reinstatement from a doping scandal suspension was likely coming.
Two quarterbacks with something to prove will face off when Bombers host Alouettes

Two quarterbacks with something to prove will face off when Bombers host Alouettes

WINNIPEG — Quarterbacks Matt Nichols and Johnny Manziel have a lot of prove on Friday.
Despite protests, Russia's anti-doping agency reinstated

Despite protests, Russia's anti-doping agency reinstated

The World Anti-Doping Agency declared Russia's scandal-ridden drug-fighting operation back in business Thursday, a decision designed to bring a close to one of sports' most notorious doping scandals but one bitterly disputed by hundreds of athletes a