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EXPLAINER: Favre, other sports figures in welfare fraud case

EXPLAINER: Favre, other sports figures in welfare fraud case

Mississippi's largest public corruption case, in which tens of millions of dollars earmarked for needy families was misspent, involves a number of sports figures with ties to the state — including NFL royalty Brett Favre and a famous former pro wrest
Abuse in women's pro soccer league was systemic, report says

Abuse in women's pro soccer league was systemic, report says

An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women's Soccer League last season found emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players, according to a report
Canada, U.S. to play women's hockey Rivalry Series game in Nevada

Canada, U.S. to play women's hockey Rivalry Series game in Nevada

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Canada and the U.S will meet in a women's hockey Rivalry Series game Dec. 15 in Henderson, Nev. The game announced Monday by USA Hockey will be the fourth in a seven-game series between the two countries.
Russian court sets Brittney Griner appeal date for Oct. 25

Russian court sets Brittney Griner appeal date for Oct. 25

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Monday set Oct. 25 as the date for American basketball star Brittney Griner’s appeal against her nine-year prison sentence for drug possession.

Raptors 905 add five to coaching staff, including Pascal Siakam's brother

TORONTO — Some familiar faces are joining the Toronto Raptors' NBA G League affiliate Raptors 905, including Pascal Siakam's brother.
Canada's Hughes jumps 31 spots to No. 51 on world golf ranking list after title

Canada's Hughes jumps 31 spots to No. 51 on world golf ranking list after title

VIRGINIA WATER, United Kingdom — Canada's Mackenzie Hughes jumped 31 positions to No. 51 on the official world golf ranking list Monday after winning the Sanderson Farms Championship.
Toronto FC II suffers heartbreaking loss to Columbus Crew II in MLS Next Pro playoffs

Toronto FC II suffers heartbreaking loss to Columbus Crew II in MLS Next Pro playoffs

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Toronto FC II's first foray into the playoffs ended in dramatic fashion Sunday when Columbus Crew II answered the TFC reserve team's late comeback with a rally of its own.

Sports scoreboard for Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022

Sunday's Scoreboard MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League Toronto 6 Boston 3 Oakland 10 Seattle 3 Houston 3 Tampa Bay 1 Baltimore 3 N.Y. Yankees 1 Detroit 5 Minnesota 2 Cleveland 7 Kansas City 5 L.A.
Dominant Raptors feed off crowd to beat Jazz 114-82 in pre-season debut

Dominant Raptors feed off crowd to beat Jazz 114-82 in pre-season debut

EDMONTON — The Toronto Raptors opened their exhibition season on Sunday by being simply dominant in their Canadian home away from home.

WHL roundup: Hitmen pounce on Pats with offensive outburst

CALGARY — The Calgary Hitmen scored four goals in the first period, then traded offensive outbursts the rest of the way Sunday to defeat the visiting Regina Pats 7-3 in one of two Western Hockey League games on the schedule.