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Canada men's soccer team forms players association as World Cup money talks continue

Canada men's soccer team forms players association as World Cup money talks continue

TORONTO — The Canadian men's soccer team has formed a players association as compensation negotiations continue with Canada Soccer. The players and their governing body are attempting to strike a deal in advance of the November World Cup in Qatar.
Pacific, York United swap midfielders with Baldisimo heading east and Toussaint west

Pacific, York United swap midfielders with Baldisimo heading east and Toussaint west

TORONTO — York United FC and Pacific have swapped midfielders, with Cedric Toussaint headed to Pacific and Matthew Baldisimo to York.
Review concludes Whitecaps' response to misconduct allegations was appropriate

Review concludes Whitecaps' response to misconduct allegations was appropriate

An independent investigation has concluded that the Vancouver Whitecaps' response to allegations of misconduct by former women's coaches Bob Birarda and Hubert Busby Jr., was serious and "appropriate.

Vegas goalie Robin Lehner to miss upcoming season

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights goalie Robin Lehner will require hip surgery and is expected to miss the upcoming season, the team said Thursday.

Russell’s No. 6 being retired across NBA, a 1st for league

Bill Russell's No. 6 jersey is being retired across the NBA, a first for the league.

Connor McDavid says Ben Stelter will be in his thoughts after every Oilers' win

Connor McDavid says any time the Edmonton Oilers win at home, they'll think of Ben Stelter. "There's that video of him saying 'Play La Bamba, baby'" said McDavid, referring to the old Ritchie Valens song that serves as the Oilers' victory anthem.

Canadian golf star Lorie Kane set to make 30th and final appearance at CP Open

OTTAWA — Lorie Kane will tee off for the final time at the CP Women’s Open when the lone Canadian stop on the LPGA Tour visits Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club later this month.

Forge FC and young striker Woobens Pacius are on a roll in the CPL

Forge FC and young striker Woobens Pacius are on a roll. Coming off a 1-0 victory over visiting HFX Wanderers FC last Saturday, Forge has won six straight in Canadian Premier League play while outscoring the opposition 17-3.
Backup Matt Shiltz to start for Ticats in rematch with Argonauts

Backup Matt Shiltz to start for Ticats in rematch with Argonauts

HAMILTON — Matt Shiltz is going from insurance policy to starter. The veteran backup will be Hamilton's starting quarterback when the Tiger-Cats (2-6) host the Toronto Argonauts (4-3) on Friday night.

Canadian welterweight Yohan (White Lion) Lainesse added to UFC 279 fight card

Canadian welterweight Yohan (White Lion) Lainesse has been added to the high-profile UFC 279 fight card in Las Vegas next month. The Montreal fighter, who turns 30 on Sunday, will face American Darian Weeks on the Sept. 10 card.