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More interviews didn’t equal more minority hirings in NFL

More interviews didn’t equal more minority hirings in NFL

The NFL expanded the Rooney Rule to give more minority candidates opportunities to become a head coach and reward teams who develop them. More interviews didn’t equal more hirings this off-season .
John Chaney, commanding Temple basketball coach, dies at 89

John Chaney, commanding Temple basketball coach, dies at 89

PHILADELPHIA — John Chaney’s raspy, booming voice drowned out the gym when he scolded Temple players over a turnover — at the top of his basketball sins — or inferior effort.

NHL postpones two Golden Knights vs. Sharks games over COVID-19 concerns

NEW YORK — The NHL has postponed Vegas’ two games next week against the San Jose Sharks over concerns about the novel coronavirus. Golden Knights defenceman Alex Pietrangelo and three coaches are in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol and unavailable.
Four UBC Thunderbirds among 16 players taken in CPL-U Sports draft

Four UBC Thunderbirds among 16 players taken in CPL-U Sports draft

TORONTO — FC Edmonton took UBC midfielder Thomas Gardner first overall in Friday's CPL-U Sports draft, one of four Thunderbirds selected in the two-round draft.
Toronto Blue Jays introduce newly acquired left-hander Steven Matz

Toronto Blue Jays introduce newly acquired left-hander Steven Matz

Eager to put an ugly 2020 season behind him, left-hander Steven Matz will look to return to form with the Toronto Blue Jays. What kind of opportunity the 29-year-old pitcher will get with his new team remains up in the air.
Whitecaps acquire veteran goaltender Evan Newton from Indy Eleven

Whitecaps acquire veteran goaltender Evan Newton from Indy Eleven

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have acquired goalkeeper Evan Newton from United Soccer League club Indy Eleven and signed him to a two-year contract through 2022, with a club option for 2023.
Canadian women's speedskating team back on top of podium at World Cup

Canadian women's speedskating team back on top of podium at World Cup

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands — Canada's women's team pursuit speedskating squad has captured gold at a World Cup for the second week in a row, while the Canadian men's squad earned silver.
Calgary Stampeders sign veteran Canadian linebacker Cory Greenwood

Calgary Stampeders sign veteran Canadian linebacker Cory Greenwood

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed veteran linebacker Cory Greenwood.
Canadian rider Hugo Houle speaks out for road cycling, wants more support for juniors

Canadian rider Hugo Houle speaks out for road cycling, wants more support for juniors

Veteran Quebec rider Hugo Houle, a member of the Astana-Premier Tech team, has long carried Canadian colours on the world cycling stage. But he has also fought for the sport back home. The 30-year-old from Sainte-Perpetue, Que.
Canadian tennis players ready to start gearing up for the Australian Open

Canadian tennis players ready to start gearing up for the Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — A busy stretch for Canadian tennis starts this weekend with Australian Open players emerging from quarantine.