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Toronto FC interim coach Javier Perez has ties that run deep with some of his players

Toronto FC interim coach Javier Perez has ties that run deep with some of his players

Despite only coming on board in mid-February, interim coach Javier Perez goes back a way with more than a few Toronto FC players. For them, the man known simply as Javi is a known quantity — and a steady hand on the TFC tiller.
Vancouver Whitecaps to join Toronto FC, CF Montreal in playing at home next month

Vancouver Whitecaps to join Toronto FC, CF Montreal in playing at home next month

Major League Soccer says all three Canadian teams will host August matches in their home stadiums. Toronto FC has already held two matches at BMO Field this month with CF Montreal staging one at Saputo Stadium.
Sabres add 1st-round pick in trading Ristolainen to Flyers

Sabres add 1st-round pick in trading Ristolainen to Flyers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres launched their offseason overhaul Friday by trading veteran defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to the Philadelphia Flyers.
Kanye West unveils new album, Jay-Z track at listening event

Kanye West unveils new album, Jay-Z track at listening event

LOS ANGELES — Kanye West barely said a word during his album listening session Thursday night, but the mercurial rapper still had most attendees standing on their feet while hanging on every word of his new project.
Cleveland's Major League Baseball team renamed Guardians

Cleveland's Major League Baseball team renamed Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians.
Olympic Roundup: Small, enthusiastic contingent represents Canada at opening ceremony

Olympic Roundup: Small, enthusiastic contingent represents Canada at opening ceremony

TOKYO — A red-clad contingent of 30 athletes represented Canada in an understated opening ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics.

Cavalry FC down Forge FC 2-1 with two first-half goals

WINNIPEG — Anthony Joseph Novak and Ali Musse scored first-half goals, and Cavalry FC held on to beat Forge FC 2-1 on Thursday in Canadian Premier League action.
NHL schedule leaves room for Olympic break, league says talks ongoing

NHL schedule leaves room for Olympic break, league says talks ongoing

The schedule for the upcoming NHL season leaves room for an Olympic break, but the league says no final decision has been made on whether athletes will play in the Beijing 2022 Olympics.
Sail Canada launching three new development centres across the country

Sail Canada launching three new development centres across the country

KINGSTON, Ont. — Sail Canada is planning to launch three new national sailing centres across the country in an effort to help athletes further develop. The organization says the centres will be set up in Atlantic, Central and Western Canada.
Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber won't play next season, possibly ever again: GM

Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber won't play next season, possibly ever again: GM

MONTREAL — Marc Bergevin says injuries will keep Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber off the ice next season and the veteran defenceman may have played the last game of his hockey career.