• Canada needs single protocol for handling concussions, former pro athletes say

    Canada needs single protocol for handling concussions, former pro athletes say

    Hockey legend Ken Dryden laid down a challenge Tuesday to sports executives in charge of leagues and federations to do more to protect athletes from the debilitating effects of head injuries. In a blunt speech, Dryden took aim at the culture around … More »

    The Canadian Press - 15 minutes ago
  • Man who fatally shot McKnight arrested

    Man who fatally shot McKnight arrested

    The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended the investigation Tuesday, saying authorities ''strategically'' waited for days to make the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Eric Lindros urges concussion protocol standards in Canada

    Hockey Hall of Famer Eric Lindros says Canada needs a national standard to diagnose and treat concussions in sports. Former Canadian Football League quarterback Matt Dunigan says young athletes and professionals need to know it's OK to take … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 50 minutes ago
  • Man arrested in CFL player's death; sheriff defends probe

    Man arrested in CFL player's death; sheriff defends probe

    The Louisiana man who fatally shot CFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended the investigation Tuesday, saying authorities "strategically" waited for days to make the arrest … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 55 minutes ago
  • Jets honor Joe McKnight with moment of silence

    The New York Jets have held a moment of silence before their game against the Indianapolis Colts at MetLife Stadium to honor former running back Joe McKnight, killed last Thursday in Louisiana. Authorities said McKnight, 28, was shot during a road … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 hours ago