New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been cleared for full participation in practice after being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia in September. The Devils said Sunday morning that Boyle would be joining the team at their practice later that day. The 32-year-old Boyle was diagnosed with CML, a type of bone-marrow cancer, after bloodwork at the start of training camp showed irregularities from last season.
Mike Reilly added another page to his resume of comeback victories. The Eskimos quarterback connected with Cory Watson from five yards out in overtime for his second touchdown toss of the night as Edmonton erased a 16-point deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat the B.C. Lions 35-29 on Saturday. "This one, I won't soon forget," said Reilly, who finished 31-of-41 passing for 397 yards, and also ran in two more scores.
The lawyer for a Paralympian says his client is relieved to have won a lawsuit over the swimming accident that left her quadriplegic. A jury decided late Friday evening that the University of Regina is to blame for Miranda Biletski's accident and has awarded her $9.1 million. "It was such an emotional moment ... because the university has always blamed her.
ERIE, Pa. — Ivan Lodnia and Alex Gritz each scored twice to lead the Erie Otters past the Owen Sound Attack 6-4 on Saturday night in Ontairo Hockey League action.
With Montreal Alouettes defensive back Tevaughn Campbell slated to come on board after the CFL season and a space open for Adam Zaruba should he quit his NFL dream, the Canadian men's rugby sevens team already has football talent on its roster. Coach Damian McGrath wants more. "There's a lot of doom and gloom around rugby in Canada with some of the 15s results," said McGrath.
Carlos Nuzman left prison on Friday after his arrest two weeks ago on eventual charges that he arranged bribes to land the Olympics he headed last year in Rio de Janeiro. Nuzman walked from a Rio prison wearing a white polo shirt, accompanied by his defense team and watched by a handful of curious bystanders. The 75-year-old Brazilian is to stand trial for money laundering, tax evasion, and racketeering, though it's unclear how long that will take under Brazil's slow-moving justice system.
* Hamilton fastest in both practice sessions * Verstappen second on the timesheets * Ferrari's Vettel third * Strong start for Hartley with 69 laps * New Zealander completes race distance and more (Adds quotes) AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Formula One title favourite Lewis Hamilton shattered the Circuit of the Americas track record on Friday as he dominated practice for a U.S. Grand Prix that could bring him a fourth world championship. The Mercedes driver had been half a second quicker already than his Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel in a damp opening session and dazzled in the afternoon as the sun made an appearance. Hamilton, 59 points clear of Vettel with four races and a total of 100 points remaining to be won, took pole in Austin last year with a record lap of 1:34.999.