National Sports News

Raptors all-star DeRozan still motivated by Game 3 loss to Milwaukee

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 1:09pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 1:30pm

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan hasn't finished redeeming himself yet.

The Raptors all-star rallied with a game-high 33 points Saturday in Toronto's 87-76 Game 4 win in...

Decisions loom for Canadiens as lack of scoring punch leads to early playoff exit

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 1:07pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 2:30pm

MONTREAL — General manager Marc Bergevin likes to say that as long as they have goalie Carey Price, the Montreal Canadiens have a chance to win the Stanley Cup.

But when...

Sanchez sends Arsenal into FA Cup final with win over City

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 11:19am Updated: April 23, 2017 - 11:45am

LONDON — Alexis Sanchez ensured Arsenal's stormy season will end with an FA Cup final after securing a 2-1 victory over Manchester City in extra time at Wembley Stadium on...

John Stevens promoted to head coach by Los Angeles Kings

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 10:48am Updated: April 23, 2017 - 11:15am

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Kings have promoted associated head coach John Stevens to become their next head coach.

Kings spokesman Mike Altieri said the team will...

Canadian women lose heartbreaking rugby sevens final to New Zealand in Japan

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 8:57am Updated: April 23, 2017 - 9:30am

KITAKYUSHU, Japan — It was heartbreak for Canada in the final of the HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens on Sunday, beaten 17-14 by New Zealand on a Michaela Blyde try with no time...

Toronto Wolfpack lose first competitive match, beaten by Super League's Salford

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 8:19am Updated: April 23, 2017 - 8:45am

SALFORD, United Kingdom — The Toronto Wolfpack suffered their first loss in a competitive match Sunday, beaten 29-22 by the Salford Red Devils in the fifth round of the...

Oilers beat Sharks to take first-round series in six games

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 12:37am Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:15am

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Leon Draisaitl isn't going to settle on a first-round victory.

Two breakaway goals in less than a minute proved to be the difference Saturday night as...

Canadian men's 4x100 team disqualified at World Relays after dropping baton

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 12:24am Updated: April 23, 2017 - 12:45am

NASSAU, Bahamas — A disappointing end for the Canadian men's 4x100-metre relay team.

Canada failed to finish on Saturday at the IAAF World Relays after dropping the...

Saturday's Games

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 11:26pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 12:00am

Saturday's Games

NHL Playoffs

First Round

N.Y. Rangers 3 Montreal 1

(Rangers win series 4-2)

Edmonton 3 San Jose 1

(Oilers win series...

Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:58pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

MINNEAPOLIS — Detroit Tigers centre fielder JaCoby Jones was taken to a hospital Saturday after getting hit in the face by a pitch — and he is headed to the disabled list....

Simmons belts grand slam to lead Angels past Blue Jays 5-4

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:58pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:15am

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Andrelton Simmons did everything in bunches Saturday night.

Simmons hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the third inning, then started the Angels' fourth...

Zuccarello scores twice for Rangers, Canadiens eliminated in six first round

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:13pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 10:45pm

NEW YORK — The most painful of truths are the ones that are self-realized.

And so, it fell to Claude Julien to be candid during a moment of raw disappointment.

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