National Sports News

Toronto Wolfpack bash Barrow in top-of-the-table rugby league showdown

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 6:41pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 7:30pm

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack improved to 8-0-0 Saturday, reeling off 70 unanswered points to bash the previously unbeaten Barrow Raiders 70-2 in a top-of-the-table rugby...

DeBrincat, Strome lead Erie to 4-2 victory over Seattle at Memorial Cup

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 5:34pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 6:15pm

WINDSOR, Ont. — Alex DeBrincat knows this may be his only chance at capturing a Memorial Cup. He's put his Erie Otters on the right track to making it happen.


Piatti scores twice, Fisher gets career first as Impact down 10-man Portland 4-1

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 5:01pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 5:30pm

Montreal Impact coach Mauro Biello said young defender Kyle Fisher had a "Gordie Howe game," even if he didn't have an assist or a fight to go with his first career MLS goal....

Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 4:47pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 5:15pm

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas will miss the rest of the playoffs because of a hip injury, further damaging — if not outright dooming — the team's chances in the Eastern...

NBA player Kanter heading to US after detained in Romania

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 3:20pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 3:45pm

Oklahoma City Thunder centre Enes Kanter is returning to the United States after being detained in a Romanian airport.

Romanian Border Police spokesman Fabian Badila...

Blue Jays starter Aaron Sanchez goes on 10-day DL with finger problem

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 3:02pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 7:30pm

BALTIMORE — The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-hander Aaron Sanchez on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a right middle finger laceration.

Sanchez allowed three...

Canada to play for gold after 4-2 semifinal win over Russia at hockey worlds

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 2:01pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 2:30pm

COLOGNE, Germany — Trailing by two goals with 20 minutes to play, the mood was tense in the Canadian locker-room on Saturday at the world hockey championship. A light-hearted...

Canadian men go 2-1 to move into Cup quarter-finals at London Sevens

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 1:19pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 1:45pm

LONDON — Canada posted two victories and a loss on Saturday to reach the Cup quarter-finals at the season-ending London Sevens.

The eighth-ranked Canadian men beat third...

Sens try to find their way against Crosby: 'He'll twist you and he's just gone'

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 1:08pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 1:45pm

OTTAWA — Guy Boucher was there to witness Sidney Crosby's greatness in person before the future Penguins captain began terrorizing the NHL.

The now-Ottawa Senators head...

Spurs' Leonard will not play Game 3 against Warriors

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 11:22am Updated: May 20, 2017 - 11:45am

SAN ANTONIO — Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard will not play against Golden State in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals because of a sprained left ankle.

San Antonio...

Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86, lead series 2-0

By The Canadian Press May 20, 2017 - 6:42am Updated: May 20, 2017 - 7:15am

BOSTON — An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record.

And LeBron...

Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press May 19, 2017 - 11:52pm Updated: May 20, 2017 - 12:15am

Friday's Games

NHL Playoffs

Third Round

Pittsburgh 3 Ottawa 2

(Series tied 2-2)


Memorial Cup

Preliminary Round