Possible omen of NHL work stoppage as league, players' association abandon World Cup in 2020

The NHL and NHL Players' Association have given up on the possibility of staging the next World Cup of Hockey in September 2020 but will continue collective bargaining talks. In separate statements released Wednesday, the league and NHLPA announced that there's not enough time to put together a World Cup in roughly 20 months. The sides […]

'We had failed Dan and the other players': OHL commissioner calls abuse allegations 'sickening'

The president of the Canadian Hockey League admits his organization failed the players under its care. David Branch says he didn't know how bad things were for Daniel Carcillo and other players who went public this week with allegations of brutal hazing. In an interview with CBC Sports, Branch called their allegations "sickening." "We had failed Dan and the other players […]

French rights group files case against PSG over claims scouts 'limited number of black players'

French football club Paris Saint-Germain are facing a discrimination lawsuit over reports that scouts at the club carried out racial profiling and tried to limit the number of black players at the team’s academy. Investigative outlet Mediapart reported on Thursday that PSG scouts had subjected young players to racial profiling – which is illegal in […]

Canada's Kevin Koe completes perfect run to win Players' Championship

Calgary’s Kevin Koe maintained his perfect record en route to capturing the Players’ Championship on Sunday while Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg failed to defend her title on the women’s side. Koe beat Sweden’s Niklas Edin 6-2 for the men’s title in the afternoon before Jones fell 7-2 to American Jamie Sinclair in the evening. It […]

Jennifer Jones a perfect 5-0 at Players' Championship

Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones defeated South Korea’s EunJung Kim 8-2 on Friday afternoon to remain unbeaten at the Players’ Championship. Jones, the reigning world champion, needed only six ends to complete the victory and improve to 5-0 in round-robin play. In other early afternoon games at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, American Jamie Sinclair beat Calgary’s Chelsea […]

Players' Championship highlights curling greatness

TORONTO — Yes, the curling season is still going. In fact, Olympic champion, world champion and Canadian champion curlers have all congregated in downtown Toronto this week for the 26th Players’ Championship. It’s the second-last stop on this year’s Grand Slam of Curling. There’s a lot of money on the line too — the $ 300,000 […]

'Concussions affect a life': Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives

Monday October 16, 2017 more stories from this episode Hockey legend Ken Dryden is urging the National Hockey League to implement new rules that he believes will cut down on the number of concussions sustained by players during games.  Dryden, who won six Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens during the 1970s, wants the NHL to […]

Cleveland police refuse to hold flag at NFL season opening game after players' anthem protest

Published time: 4 Sep, 2017 16:43 Cleveland Police officers say they won’t hold a large American flag at the pre-game of next Sunday’s Cleveland Browns season opening game, after a group of the team’s players knelt during the national anthem before a pre-season game in August. Read more Steve Loomis, the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association […]

Brad Gushue reaches semis at Players' Championship

World champion Brad Gushue has moved one step closer to winning his second straight Players’ Championship. Gushue, fresh off winning gold last week at the world championship, advanced to the semifinals at the Grand Slam of Curling event in Toronto with a 6-1 win over Calgary’s Kevin Koe on Saturday. The St. John’s, N.L., skip […]

GSOC Players' Championship: Men's quarter-finals

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