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Struggling Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan, replace him with Ken Hitchcock

Struggling Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan, replace him with Ken Hitchcock

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Ken Hitchcock knows the routine well by now as he begins his tenure as new coach of the Edmonton Oilers.
Ticats linebacker Simoni Lawrence wants everyone back to build on 2018 season

Ticats linebacker Simoni Lawrence wants everyone back to build on 2018 season

HAMILTON — Simoni Lawrence says a consistent roster and coaching staff is a big reason why the Calgary Stampeders are headed to a third consecutive Grey Cup. "They don't have a lot of turnover," the veteran Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker said.
World Curling Tour plans to review policy after Red Deer ejection

World Curling Tour plans to review policy after Red Deer ejection

Frosty brews are as common a sight in a curling club as rocks in the rings. Knocking back a few pints after a game is enmeshed in the social fabric of the sport, especially at the club level.

Glen Hoag returns as coach of Canadian men's volleyball team

TORONTO — Glenn Hoag is returning as head coach of the Canadian men's volleyball team. Volleyball Canada said in a release Tuesday that Hoag will guide the senior men's team through the Olympic period.
Commonwealth Games Canada launches fundraising campaign in bid to meet shortfall

Commonwealth Games Canada launches fundraising campaign in bid to meet shortfall

TORONTO — Acknowledging its cupboard is near bare, Commonwealth Games Canada is launching a fundraising drive.

Canadian halfpipe star Rosalind Groenewoud retires

CALGARY — Canada's Rosalind Groenewoud, a longtime standout in the halfpipe discipline of freestyle skiing, is retiring from the sport. The world champion in 2011, Groenewoud also earned seven X Games medals and nine World Cup/Grand Prix medals.
Harris ready for time in spotlight as Redblacks prepare to face Stamps in Grey Cup

Harris ready for time in spotlight as Redblacks prepare to face Stamps in Grey Cup

OTTAWA — Before the regular season even started, Rick Campbell had a feeling something special was brewing with his Ottawa Redblacks.
5 things to know about new Edmonton Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock

5 things to know about new Edmonton Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock

EDMONTON — Ken Hitchcock has put a brief retirement behind him to coach his hometown Edmonton Oilers, replacing the fired Todd McLellan.
Edmonton Oilers fire McLellan, hire Hitchcock to take over

Edmonton Oilers fire McLellan, hire Hitchcock to take over

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers fired coach Todd McLellan on Tuesday and replaced him with Ken Hitchcock with hopes of reviving a the team languishing in sixth place in the Pacific Division. McLellan was in his fourth season behind the Oilers' bench.

Queen's Gaels football coach Pat Sheahan steps down after 19-year run

KINGSTON, Ont. — One of the most successful coaches in Canadian university football history is stepping down. The Queen's Gaels announced Tuesday that Pat Sheahan will turn over the reins for the 2019 season after 19 years at the helm of the squad.