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Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano wins Norris Trophy as NHL's best defenceman

Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano wins Norris Trophy as NHL's best defenceman

LAS VEGAS — Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano won the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenceman at the league's awards ceremony on Wednesday. The Toronto native became the first player in Flames history to win the award.
CFL Players' Association grieving Simoni Lawrence's two-game suspension

CFL Players' Association grieving Simoni Lawrence's two-game suspension

TORONTO — The CFL Players' Association informed the CFL on Wednesday night it's grieving the two-game suspension handed down by the league to Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence.

New York Islanders hire Jim Hiller an assistant coach

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — The New York Islanders have hired Jim Hiller as an assistant coach. The Islanders announced the addition to Barry Trotz's staff Wednesday. Hiller spent the past four seasons as an assistant with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor said Wednesday that former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown.

YouTube's first MLB game will be Phillies-Dodgers on July 18

YouTube's first live broadcast of a Major League Baseball game will be July 18 when the Philadelphia Phillies host the Los Angeles Dodgers. MLB and YouTube are partnering to live stream 13 games after the All-Star break.

Canadian women's field hockey team ties favoured Spain in tourney opener

VALENCIA, Spain — The Canadian women's field hockey team tied host Spain 1-1 in the opener for both teams on Wednesday at the FIH Hockey Series Finals. Brienne Stairs of Kitchener, Ont., tied the game for Canada, ranked 21st in the world.
Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed

LAS VEGAS — Alex Meruelo was approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL's Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday.

Canadian junior hockey team names roster for summer camp

CALGARY — Six members of last season's squad have been invited to the Canadian national junior hockey team's summer development camp. Forty-three players will be at the camp, July 27 to Aug. 4 in Plymouth, Mich.
Kat Surin hopes to follow in her father's Olympic footsteps

Kat Surin hopes to follow in her father's Olympic footsteps

VANCOUVER — As a kid, Kat Surin never really thought her father was that different than the other dads.

Canadian women's basketball team loses to Great Britain in exhibition game

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom — The Canadian women's basketball team completed a European tour with an 0-4 record after a 67-53 loss to Great Britain in an exhibition game on Wednesday. Ruth Hamblin of Houston, B.C.