Sunday's game was the first Grey Cup berth for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats since their 1999 win over the Calgary Stampeders. The city of Hamilton has claimed 15 Grey Cup victories in 30 appearances, second only to Toronto in both categories. Eight of those championships are credited to the Ticats, who assumed their present form in 1950.
Adam Larsson got paid decent, but not great, money over the weekend, and plenty of term. The reasoning behind it, though, is a little hazy. … More »Puck Daddy - 7 minutes ago
Other high-stakes players described by a pit manager at Mohegan Sun, one of the world's largest casinos, throw chairs, scream at dealers and expect rules to be bent at the tables. ''All men are created equal except in the casino,'' said Glen … More »AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will aim to qualify for next year's Olympic Games after the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to suspend IAAF rules that could have blocked women with high levels of male hormones from competing in Rio de Janeiro. … More »The Canadian Press - 12 minutes ago
England want to bounce back from a disastrous showing at Lord's by playing well enough to get a special Edgbaston crowd on their side in the third Ashes test against Australia, said captain Alastair Cook. Cook's team were humiliated by 405 runs in … More »Reuters - 12 minutes ago
There were medals at stake in the women's 10-kilometer open water race at the world swimming championships. A top-10 finish was just as good, though, since it secured a trip to next year's Olympics. Aurelie Muller of France won by 2.4 seconds on … More »AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago