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Rooney, Hamid help DC United beat Toronto FC 1-0

Rooney, Hamid help DC United beat Toronto FC 1-0

WASHINGTON — Wayne Rooney scored a long-range goal and Bill Hamid had four saves to help D.C. United beat Toronto FC 1-0 on Wednesday night. D.C. United (13-11-8) has won four games in a row and is unbeaten in its last eight.
Animation film fest rescinds Kobe Bryant invite after outcry

Animation film fest rescinds Kobe Bryant invite after outcry

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant was dropped Wednesday from the jury of an animated film festival after calls for the former NBA star's ouster over a 2003 rape allegation.
Head coach Nick Nurse reflects on first game at Toronto Raptors' helm

Head coach Nick Nurse reflects on first game at Toronto Raptors' helm

TORONTO — Nick Nurse's plan for his debut as an NBA head coach included his sleep pattern.

Pospisil, Shapovalov win all-Canadian matchups, Bouchard wins big in Luxembourg

Vasek Pospisil advanced to the third round of the European Open tennis tournament with a 7-6 (3), 7-5 upset of fellow Canadian Milos Raonic on Wednesday.
McDavid's record start gives Oilers something to build on heading into home opener

McDavid's record start gives Oilers something to build on heading into home opener

EDMONTON — It took a record-setting performance by Connor McDavid, but after four games on the road and 17 days living out of a suitcase, the Edmonton Oilers will take on the Boston Bruins in their home opener at Rogers Place Thursday with something
NHL Notebook: Senators, Canadiens and Canucks among league's early surprises

NHL Notebook: Senators, Canadiens and Canucks among league's early surprises

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets entered the NHL season as the only perceived "sure things" when it came to Canadian playoff teams.

Tukhugov removed from UFC card in Moncton due to Nevada commission probe

TORONTO — The UFC 229 post-fight brawl involving the camps of Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov has cost featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov his bout at the upcoming UFC card in Moncton, N.B.
B.C. Lions look to cement CFL playoff spot with victory over Eskimos

B.C. Lions look to cement CFL playoff spot with victory over Eskimos

The task at hand is simple one for Travis Lulay and the B.C. Lions: Win and they're in the CFL playoffs. B.C. (8-7) can cement a post-season berth in the wild West Division on Friday night with a home win over the Edmonton Eskimos (8-8).
Cavs forward Thompson credits his time with Canadian team for strong camp

Cavs forward Thompson credits his time with Canadian team for strong camp

TORONTO — Tristan Thompson credits his stint with Canada's national basketball team this past summer for his solid NBA training camp. The 27-year-old from Brampton, Ont.
Commish: 1 women's hockey league 'inevitable'

Commish: 1 women's hockey league 'inevitable'

Players want a single North American women's professional hockey league. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman does, too. And now National Women's Hockey League founder and Commissioner Dani Rylan is on record saying she is working toward that objective.