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Fowler begins with new caddie, coach and early 67 in Napa

Fowler begins with new caddie, coach and early 67 in Napa

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Rickie Fowler began his 15th professional season Thursday. From clubs to coach to caddie, just about everything is new for the five-time PGA Tour winner.

Ayako Uehara takes 1-shot lead as LPGA returns to Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ayako Uehara found momentum from par saves on her opening two holes and turned that into a 7-under 65 for a one-shot lead Thursday in the AmazingCre Portland Classic.
Former CFL head coach Dave Ritchie appreciative of Hall of Fame selection

Former CFL head coach Dave Ritchie appreciative of Hall of Fame selection

HAMILTON — Dave Ritchie will forever be a part of CFL history. Ritchie was the head coach of the B.C. Lions when they defeated the Baltimore Stallions 26-23 in the '94 Grey Cup on Lui Passaglia's game-ending 38-yard field goal at B.C. Place.
Canadian NHL stars weigh in on a summer of Hockey Canada scandals: 'It's sad'

Canadian NHL stars weigh in on a summer of Hockey Canada scandals: 'It's sad'

HENDERSON, Nev. — Connor McDavid has answered the call to wear Canada's red Maple Leaf throughout his career. The same goes for Nathan MacKinnon.
Yandy Diaz's three-run homer sparks Rays in lopsided 11-0 win over Blue Jays

Yandy Diaz's three-run homer sparks Rays in lopsided 11-0 win over Blue Jays

TORONTO — Even a lopsided loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday couldn't dampen a successful stretch for the Toronto Blue Jays. Yandy Diaz had a three-run homer in the second inning and Tampa never looked back in an 11-0 rout of the Blue Jays.
Retired swim star Tewksbury honoured to be part of delegation for queen's funeral

Retired swim star Tewksbury honoured to be part of delegation for queen's funeral

Three-time Olympic swimming medallist Mark Tewksbury says he is "very honoured" to be part of the Canadian delegation attending Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral on Monday.
Griner, Whelan families to meet Biden amid US-Russia talks

Griner, Whelan families to meet Biden amid US-Russia talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to meet at the White House on Friday with family members of WNBA star Brittney Griner and Michigan corporate security executive Paul Whelan , both of whom remain jailed in Russia, the White House announced
Veteran quarterback Dane Evans set to return to Ticats lineup versus Blue Bombers

Veteran quarterback Dane Evans set to return to Ticats lineup versus Blue Bombers

HAMILTON — Dane Evans is returning to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' lineup. Head coach Orlondo Steinauer said Thursday that Evans will dress Saturday when Hamilton (3-9) hosts the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (12-1).
Bouchard, Dabrowski into Chennai doubles semis; Zhao loses to Gracheva

Bouchard, Dabrowski into Chennai doubles semis; Zhao loses to Gracheva

CHENNAI, India — Canadians Eugenie Bouchard and Gabriela Dabrowski and their partners are through to the doubles semifinals of the Chennai Open tennis tournament. Bouchard, from Westmount, Que.
Toronto FC's Osorio reveals he has been dealing with a 'neurological dysfunction'

Toronto FC's Osorio reveals he has been dealing with a 'neurological dysfunction'

TORONTO — Midfielder Jonathan Osorio, who has missed Toronto FC's last four games, revealed Thursday he has been dealing with what he called a "neurological dysfunction" that dates back some two months.