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Off Hockey Canada's radar, Brett Leason earns his way to selection camp

Off Hockey Canada's radar, Brett Leason earns his way to selection camp

TORONTO — Brett Leason has never had much attention from Hockey Canada in his three years of major junior.
Canadian RJ Barrett of Duke named ACC Freshman of the week

Canadian RJ Barrett of Duke named ACC Freshman of the week

Canadian RJ Barrett has earned his first NCAA conference award of the season, taking home the ACC freshman of the week honours on Monday. The first-year Duke forward, from Mississauga, Ont.
Tiger-Cats name Steinauer head coach, Jones takes on associate role

Tiger-Cats name Steinauer head coach, Jones takes on associate role

HAMILTON — Orlando Steinauer says there was a time when he fought the urge to get into coaching after his playing career was done.

Three Canadian officials chosen to work at 2019 Women's World Cup in France

ZURICH — Canadian referees Marie-Soleil Beaudoin and Carol Anne Chenard have been named to the 75-woman list of match officials for FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. Canadian assistant referee Chantal Boudreau will also help officiate.
Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard receives gold, bronze medals

Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard receives gold, bronze medals

OTTAWA — Christine Girard called it a victory for clean sport. The 33-year-old received her London 2012 Olympic gold and Beijing 2008 Olympic bronze medals on Monday in a much-anticipated ceremony for the now-retired weightlifter.
Canadian midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye re-signs with Los Angeles FC

Canadian midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye re-signs with Los Angeles FC

LOS ANGELES — Canadian international midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye has agreed to a three-year contract extension with Los Angeles FC, with a club option in 2022.
Canadian guard Jamal Murray doesn't mind being branded NBA villain

Canadian guard Jamal Murray doesn't mind being branded NBA villain

TORONTO — In the dying seconds of Jamal Murray's historic 48-point game last month, the Denver Nuggets guard launched up a long shot in an attempt to score 50 with the game already well in hand — a flippant move that went against basketball's unwritt
Scheifele, Hill, Huberdeau named NHL three stars of the week

Scheifele, Hill, Huberdeau named NHL three stars of the week

NEW YORK — Winnipeg Jets centre Mark Scheifele, Arizona Coyotes goaltender Adin Hill and Florida Panthers left-wing Jonathan Huberdeau are the NHL three stars of the week.
Former Roughrider pleads guilty to pot possession, gets absolute discharge

Former Roughrider pleads guilty to pot possession, gets absolute discharge

SASKATOON — A former wide receiver with the Saskatchewan Roughriders has been given an absolute discharge after admitting to marijuana possession.
Second group interested in developing LeBreton Flats as Melnyk-backed proposal flounders

Second group interested in developing LeBreton Flats as Melnyk-backed proposal flounders

OTTAWA — A second group has expressed its interest in developing Ottawa's LeBreton Flats, and it says an NHL arena is part of its plan.