Hockey dispute in Canada: Are young players employees?

Posted by - November 8, 2018

TORONTO (AP) — The commissioner of the Ontario Hockey League believes the players are there for the love of the game and should not be paid. It appears the Ontario government agrees. Commissioner David Branch has written to the provincial government, The Canadian Press reports. He wants the league’s 425 players to remain amateurs and

U.S. Beats Canada as Focus Turns to 2019

Posted by - October 17, 2018

FRISCO, Tex. — Rose Lavelle and Alex Morgan each scored and the United States beat rival Canada, 2-0, on Wednesday night in the championship match of the Concacaf World Cup qualifying tournament. The U.S. improved to 16-0-2 so far in 2018. The team has gone undefeated in 26 straight matches (23-0-3) dating to last year.

Jordin Canada Is the Sue Bird Protégé Who’s Got Next, and Now

Posted by - September 10, 2018

Before Sue Bird scored 14 points in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the W.N.B.A. semifinals to lift the Seattle Storm into the finals last week, she was sitting on the bench as her backup and protégé, Jordin Canada, hit two straight baskets, including a 3 with the shot clock running down, to give

Grant Gilchrist to captain Scotland v Canada while Jamie Ritchie and James Lang make debuts

Posted by - June 22, 2018

TEAM NEWS The second row takes over the leadership responsibilities from Stuart McInally, who suffered a calf injury Grant Gilchrist will captain the Scots against Canada Grant Gilchrist will captain Scotland as they kick off their summer tour against Canada in Edmonton on Saturday. The second row takes over the leadership responsibilities from Stuart McInally,

George Turner scores rare hat-trick as Scotland ease past Canada

Posted by - June 12, 2018

Oh, Canada The Scots secured an impressive 48-10 victory in the first match of their summer tour A rare hat-trick for Scotland’s replacement hooker George Turner, the first by any Scotland player in 11 years, led the way as his team eased past Canada 48-10 in the first match of their summer tour. All three

George Turner scores rare hat-trick as Scotland ease past Canada

Posted by - June 10, 2018

A rare hat-trick for Scotland’s replacement hooker George Turner, the first by any Scotland player in 11 years, led the way as his team eased past Canada 48-10 in the first match of their summer tour. All three of his tries came at the back of mauls, which turned out to be a true killer