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January 22, 2018 5:12 PM Morgan Rielly to miss second straight game as Leafs host Avalanche

Toronto's top defenceman 'not going tonight,' says Mike Babcock. The Maple Leafs will be without Morgan Rielly for a second game when they take on the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. Rielly did not skate and coach Mike Babcock gave no sense of when he expected his star defenceman back after injuring either his left shoulder or arm on Thursday 6

January 21, 2018 3:04 AM Déjà vu: Bruins burn Habs for 2nd time in a week

David Pastrnak scored two goals and set up another as the Boston Bruins defeated Montreal on Saturday night 4-1 to sweep a set of three games in an eight-day period over the Canadiens. Torey Krug had a goal and two assists and Riley Nash added an empty-net goal for Boston (27-10-8), which extended its point streak to 16 games (12-0-4). Max Pacioretty 9

January 21, 2018 2:35 AM Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign QB Darian Durant to 1-year contract

Veteran quarterback will be backup to Bombers' Matt Nichols The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have landed a veteran quarterback to backup Matt Nichols. The Bombers announced late Saturday evening they have signed a one-year contract with Darian Durant, just days after he was let go from the Montreal Alouettes. "One of our objectives this offseason was to solidify 9

January 19, 2018 3:00 AM Friday NBA game preview: San Antonio Spurs at Toronto Raptors

LaMarcus Aldridge vs. Serge Ibaka matchup to watch at Air Canada Centre. The Spurs big man lit up Toronto for 20 points earlier this season, and was involved in a bit of fracas with Ibaka that preceded the Toronto forward fouling out of the game. A feisty matchup to watch. San Antonio will be without Kawhi Leonard, out indefinitely while trying to deal with a lingering 9

January 19, 2018 12:07 AM Rebecca Quinn becomes highest Canadian ever taken in NWSL draft

Toronto native, who played for Duke, goes third overall to Washington Spirit. PHILADELPHIA—Duke defender-midfielder Rebecca Quinn became the highest Canadian ever taken in the NWSL draft when she went third overall to the Washington Spirit on Thursday. The Spirit also had the first overall pick, taking U.S. international midfielder Andi Sullivan of Stanford 7

January 18, 2018 4:29 AM Thursday NHL game preview: Toronto Maple Leafs at Philadelphia Flyers

Flyer Sean Couturier on fire with Leafs coming to town. Sean Couturier of the Flyers is on a tear, with seven goals in his last five games. He has reached a career-high 25 goals and is on pace to surpass 40, a formidable force on a Flyers team that is climbing the standings after a terrible November in which they lost 10 straight games. Mitch Marner 11

January 17, 2018 7:08 PM IOC welcomes use of Whistler facilities in potential Calgary 2026 Olympics bid

CALGARY—An official with the International Olympic Committee says it would welcome a potential Calgary 2026 Olympic bid making use of facilities in Whistler, B.C., or elsewhere. Olympic Games executive director Christophe Dubi says the organization encourages bidders to use existing facilities and it’s good news the option is being discussed. In particular 13

January 17, 2018 4:37 AM Wednesday NBA game preview: Detroit Pistons at Toronto Raptors

Avery Bradley vs. DeMar DeRozan matchup to watch at Air Canada Centre. The Pistons guard is considered one of the best individual defenders in the East and has locked up DeRozan in the past. Toronto’s leading scorer will have to mix up shooting and facilitating to be effective. There was no structural damage to Fred VanVleet’s knee after he was inadvertently 14

January 16, 2018 4:43 PM Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir named Canada’s flag-bearers for Olympics in Pyeongchang

The ice dancers won gold at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and silver at the 2014 Sochi games in Sochi. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will be Canada’s flag-bearers for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The ice dancers won gold before a home crowd at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and followed that up with silver medals in ice dance and the team event 12

January 16, 2018 1:40 AM Trudeau to unveil Canada’s Olympic flag bearer on Tuesday

Hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser was the flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of the Canadian Olympic Committee will announce the flag bearer for the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Tuesday morning. Joining the Prime Minister will be Kent Hehr, Minister 11