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Toronto Argonauts grant veteran receiver S.J. Green's request to be released

TORONTO — S.J. Green is getting a head start on CFL free agency. The Toronto Argonauts granted the veteran American receiver's request to be released Friday. He was scheduled to become a free agent Tuesday.
Toronto FC signs veteran Argentina winger Pablo Piatti as third designated player

Toronto FC signs veteran Argentina winger Pablo Piatti as third designated player

Toronto FC has signed Argentine winger Pablo Piatti as its new designated player. The 30-year-old Piatti leaves Barcelona-based Espanyol for Major League Soccer on a free transfer.
'100 per cent racial': Indigenous hockey player's dad rejects report on verbal abuse

'100 per cent racial': Indigenous hockey player's dad rejects report on verbal abuse

WAYCOBAH, N.S. — An investigation into allegations an Indigenous hockey player faced racist taunts during a recent game in Cape Breton concluded the verbal abuse did occur but that it was not based on race.

Pospisil advances to semifinals at Open Sud de France when Gasquet retires

MONTPELLIER, France — Canada's Vasek Pospisil defeated Richard Gasquet of France 6-1, 1-0 on Friday to reach the semifinals at the Open Sud de France. Pospisil, from Vancouver, advanced when Gasquet retired due to injury.
Switzerland opens Fed Cup qualifier with two singles wins over Canada

Switzerland opens Fed Cup qualifier with two singles wins over Canada

BIEL, Switzerland — Switzerland won the first two rubbers Friday in its best-of-five Fed Cup qualifier against Canada at the Swiss Tennis Arena. Jil Teichmann opened with a 7-6 (4), 6-4 win over Leylah Annie Fernandez of Laval, Que.
Former CFL head coaches Trestman, Jones both part of XFL's resurrection

Former CFL head coaches Trestman, Jones both part of XFL's resurrection

Marc Trestman heads into the start of the XFL season looking for answers. The eight-team XFL begins its reincarnation Saturday with two games (D.C. Defenders vs. Seattle Dragons, LA Wildcats vs. Houston Roughnecks).
Toronto Arrows have familiar look as Major League Rugby season starts

Toronto Arrows have familiar look as Major League Rugby season starts

Major League Rugby kicks off its third season this weekend with three new teams and some big-name additions in South Africa's Tendai (The Beast) Mtawarira and former All Blacks Ma'a Nonu and Rene Ranger.
Mendoza has new roles with ESPN, resigns as Mets adviser

Mendoza has new roles with ESPN, resigns as Mets adviser

LOS ANGELES — Jessica Mendoza will no longer be on ESPN's “Sunday Night Baseball” or work for the New York Mets front office after signing a contract extension with the network.
Obit-Roger Kahn

Obit-Roger Kahn

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Roger Kahn, the writer who wove memoir and baseball and touched millions of readers through his romantic account of the Brooklyn Dodgers in "The Boys of Summer," has died. He was 92.
Redblacks QB Nick Arbuckle excited to take on starting role in Ottawa

Redblacks QB Nick Arbuckle excited to take on starting role in Ottawa

OTTAWA — One week after signing their new No. 1 quarterback to a two-year deal, the Ottawa Redblacks introduced Nick Arbuckle to the media Friday morning. Not that he needed an introduction.