Giovinco brings Juventus ‘mentality’ to Toronto FC

Sebastian Giovinco has taken MLS by storm since joining Toronto FC over two years ago, and he can thank Juventus for his success. Having been brought up through Juventus’ academy, Giovinco says he has brought the “mentality” of the Italian club to Toronto. And the results have been noticeable, with TFC currently leading the Supporters’ Shield

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Report: Canadian Open director removed during event

According to TSN, RBC Canadian Open tournament director Brent McLaughlin has been suspended from his position and won’t be around for Saturday and Sunday at Glen Abbey. The CEO of Golf Canada, Laurence Applebaum, confirmed the report, but didn’t add any details, other than McLaughlin hadn’t been permanently terminated. “It’s a confidential employee matter,” Applebaum told TSN. “Brent will not be here for the weekend.” Former tournament director Bill Paul, who ran the event for 22 years in the past, will take over for Rounds 3 and 4. McLaughlin, who is also in charge of the CP Women’s Open, was the recent subject of a New York Times piece, profiling the tattooed, motorcycle-riding, 46-year

VIDEO: Giovinco scores first MLS goal since May

Toronto FC’s Italian star was visibly frustrated through much of the team’s 2-0 victory on Friday, until he scored a stoppage time goal While Toronto FC has continued to top the table in Major League Soccer for several weeks, its mercurial star has seen a drop in goal production that belied the team’s overall performance. Sebastian

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Vancouver Whitecaps defender Sheanon Williams charged with assault

The 27-year-old was arrested Thursday morning in Vancouver in connection with a domestic incident Vancouver Whitecaps defender Sheanon Williams was arrested Thursday morning and has been charged with assault in connection with an alleged domestic incident. WATCH: Larin arrested for DUI Major League Soccer announced Thursday that Williams has been suspended pending investigations by the league and

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Montreal Impact 4 Vancouver Whitecaps 2 (5-4 agg): Piatti scores two as Impact advance to Canadian Championship final

The MLS sides played a back-and-forth semifinal second leg, but the Impact’s experience ultimately prevailed The Montreal Impact rode a dominant first half to dispatch the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps 4-2 in the second leg of the Canadian Championship semifinals at Stade Saputo on Tuesday night, winning 5-4 on aggregate. Mauro Biello employed a starting XI that was close to his first choice-side, and in the opening 45 minutes the Impact looked very much like the more experienced team against a Whitecaps lineup full of youth and lesser-used…