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Toronto Blue Jays sign general manager Ross Atkins to five-year extension

Toronto Blue Jays sign general manager Ross Atkins to five-year extension

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins has signed a five-year contact extension with the club. The move on Wednesday comes three months after president Mark Shapiro also signed a five-year extension with the Blue Jays.
Sudbury winger Cloe Lacasse 'honoured and excited' to get Canada call-up

Sudbury winger Cloe Lacasse 'honoured and excited' to get Canada call-up

The road back to Canada led through Iceland and Portugal for Cloe Lacasse. Lacasse, a former collegiate soccer star at the University of Iowa, had just turned 19 when she attended a Canadian under-20 camp in Montreal in 2012.
SIE's Russell says "MLB The Show 21" breaks down entry barriers with new modes

SIE's Russell says "MLB The Show 21" breaks down entry barriers with new modes

TORONTO — The 2020 Major League Baseball season is underway, ending months of anticipation for both sports enthusiasts and statheads.
Felicien's memoir is about the lessons of resilience learned from her mom Cathy

Felicien's memoir is about the lessons of resilience learned from her mom Cathy

TORONTO — The story of Perdita Felicien's devastating crash at the 2004 Athens Olympics is well-known, and was also one of the most difficult chapters of her book to write.
Canadian men climb three spots to No. 70 in latest FIFA world rankings

Canadian men climb three spots to No. 70 in latest FIFA world rankings

Canada, on the strength of wins over Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, has moved up three places to No. 70 in the FIFA world rankings.

Canadian featherweight T.J. Laramie drops off May 1 UFC card due to injury

TORONTO — An injury has forced Canadian featherweight T.J. (The Truth) Laramie off the May 1 UFC Fight Night card. The 23-year-old from Windsor, Ont., was slated to face Damon (The Leech) Jackson. He will be replaced by Luke (Cool Hand) Sanders.
About 17 million view Baylor's championship win over Gonzaga

About 17 million view Baylor's championship win over Gonzaga

NEW YORK — Even an NCAA championship matchup between two widely acknowledged as the best men's college basketball teams in the country wasn't enough to set the television world afire. An estimated 16.

Froese scores winner, Heat down Rocket to halt losing streak

MONTREAL — Byron Froese scored the go-ahead goal at 16:47 of the third period, and the Stockton Heat halted their four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win Tuesday over the Laval Rocket in American Hockey League action.
Canada's Bottcher beats Italy's Retornaz 7-4 at world men's curling championship

Canada's Bottcher beats Italy's Retornaz 7-4 at world men's curling championship

CALGARY — Coming off an upset loss and with a contender-heavy schedule on the horizon, Canada's Brendan Bottcher was in desperate need of a solid victory on Tuesday afternoon.
Lowe homers twice, pads RBI record as Rangers beat Jays 7-4

Lowe homers twice, pads RBI record as Rangers beat Jays 7-4

ARLINGTON, Texas — Nate Lowe homered twice and padded his franchise record for RBIs to start the season with four more, leading the Texas Rangers to a 7-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.