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Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest found guilty on 37 charges in sex trial

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:49am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:15am

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — Former high-performance ski coach Bertrand Charest was found guilty Thursday of 37 of the 57 charges against him in connection with sexual relations with...

Report recommends change in funding of Canada's Olympians and Paralympians

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 9:00am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 9:30am

A shake-up is coming in how Canada pays for its athletes to win Olympic and Paralympic medals.

The Department of Canadian Heritage, with Sport Canada under its umbrella...

Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 7:32am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 9:45am

BOSTON — Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is getting a street named in his honour in Boston, joining the bridge already named after him in the city.

Mayor Marty Walsh,...

Vegas Golden Knights play long game at NHL expansion draft, focus on future

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 7:25am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 8:00am

The Vegas Golden Knights played the long game in constructing the base of their first very NHL roster.

Knights general manager George McPhee went heavy on defenders and...

Jamie Nye: Durant storyline doesn't end tonight

By Jamie Nye June 22, 2017 - 6:33am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:33am

Finally, we have football!

And for the start of the season, the Roughriders take on their former quarterback in Darian Durant.

Durant told me a few months ago...

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 6:19am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:45am

LAS VEGAS — Connor McDavid won his first Hart Trophy. Hardly anybody in hockey believes it will be his last.

The Edmonton captain claimed the award as the NHL's most...

Former Roughrider quarterback Darian Durant donned a Montreal Alouettes jersey for the time at CFL Week in March of 2017.

Riders and Als face off in much-anticipated season opener

By Arielle Zerr June 22, 2017 - 6:17am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:22am

Despite spending all week downplaying the significance of Thursday night’s game, it will be big for both Darian Durant and Chris Jones.

"It's a special ball game, but at...

Darrell Davis: Durant match up creates biggest hype

By Darrell Davis June 22, 2017 - 6:10am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:11am

Nobody cares!

That's what we read on the 306-306 Green Zone text line. In the middle of dozens and dozens of texts and a never-ending stream of phone calls, two texters...

Preds offer Vegas Golden Knights an expansion model to follow

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 5:00am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 7:15am

The first ever draft pick of the Nashville Predators was still paying dividends almost 20 years later when the club reached the Stanley Cup final for the first time.


Decades after Russ Jackson's retirement, wait continues for next Canadian starting QB

By The Canadian Press June 22, 2017 - 5:00am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:45am

Almost 50 years after retiring, Russ Jackson is still waiting for the CFL's next Canadian-born starting quarterback.

Jackson, 80, retired in 1969 after leading the...

Wednesday's Games

By The Canadian Press June 21, 2017 - 11:29pm Updated: June 22, 2017 - 12:00am

Wednesday's Games


American League

Toronto 7 Texas 5

Kansas City 6 Boston 4

Cleveland 5 Baltimore 1

N.Y. Yankees 8 L.A. Angels 4...

Blue Jays hold on for 7-5 win over Rangers after 6-run 1st

By The Canadian Press June 21, 2017 - 10:52pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 11:30pm

ARLINGTON, Texas — Darwin Barney's two-run homer capped a big first inning and was just enough for the Toronto Blue Jays to earn a victory — and again get within one game of...