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Naomi Osaka to publish picture book 'The Way Champs Play'

Naomi Osaka to publish picture book 'The Way Champs Play'

NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka has some life lessons she'd like to share. The tennis superstar has a deal with HarperCollins Publishers for a children's picture book, “The Way Champs Play," scheduled to come out Dec. 6.
Indonesia soccer group: Some gates locked in deadly crush

Indonesia soccer group: Some gates locked in deadly crush

MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s national soccer association says delays in unlocking the gates at a stadium after violence broke out at the end of a match contributed to a disaster in which at least 131 people died.
Beverette, Demski and Collaros all earn CFL top performer honours

Beverette, Demski and Collaros all earn CFL top performer honours

TORONTO — Defensive back Tyrice Beverette of the Montreal Alouettes as well as receiver Nic Demski and quarterback Zach Collaros, both of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, were named the CFL's top performers Tuesday.
Queen's Plate champion Moira to run in $750,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes event

Queen's Plate champion Moira to run in $750,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes event

TORONTO — Queen's Plate champion Moira will run in the $750,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack. Woodbine Entertainment made the announcement Tuesday. The remainder of the field is expected to be revealed Wednesday.

Montreal Canadiens sign second-round pick Owen Beck to three-year, entry-level deal

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Owen Beck to a three-year, entry-level contract, the club announced on Tuesday. The deal will see Beck earn (US)$775,000 at the NHL level in 2022-23, $835,000 in 2023-24 and $855,000 in 2024-25.
ParticipAction gives kids and youth a D for activity, F for screen time

ParticipAction gives kids and youth a D for activity, F for screen time

TORONTO — A new study attempts to quantify what many parents likely already know: dismal activity levels for kids and youth fell even further during the pandemic, while screen use soared.
Basketball players fleeing Ukraine find home with University of Lethbridge Pronghorns

Basketball players fleeing Ukraine find home with University of Lethbridge Pronghorns

The squeak of their shoes and the thump of the ball on the court feels blessedly normal for Vika Kovalevska and Vlada Hozalova.

Monday's sports scoreboard for Oct. 3 games

Monday's Games MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League Toronto 5 Baltimore 1 Detroit 4 Seattle 3 Boston 4 Tampa Bay 3 N.Y. Yankees 3 Texas 1 Kansas City 5 Cleveland 2 (10 innings) Chicago White Sox 3 Minnesota 2 Oakland 5 L.A.
Holloway leads Oilers to 7-2 pre-season rout over Canucks

Holloway leads Oilers to 7-2 pre-season rout over Canucks

EDMONTON — It would appear you can add Dylan Holloway’s name to the Edmonton Oilers season-starting roster in indelible ink.
Tanev's pre-season debut helps Flames beat Kraken 4-1

Tanev's pre-season debut helps Flames beat Kraken 4-1

CALGARY — When Chris Tanev last played in an NHL game in the spring, he was playing through a dislocated shoulder. He's healthy again and it showed on Monday night.