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Toronto Six down Buffalo Beauts as Metropolitan Riveters sidelined

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Megan Quinn scored the go-ahead goal at 19:07 of the second period, and the Toronto Six downed the Buffalo Beauts 4-2 on short notice Wednesday in National Women's Hockey League action.
Kyle Lowry becomes third player to reach 10,000-point plateau as a Toronto Raptor

Kyle Lowry becomes third player to reach 10,000-point plateau as a Toronto Raptor

TAMPA, Fla. — Kyle Lowry became the third player to reach the 10,000-point milestone as a Raptor, scoring on Toronto's second shot attempt against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.
Penguins GM Jim Rutherford, who oversaw Cup wins, resigns

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford, who oversaw Cup wins, resigns

PITTSBURGH — Jim Rutherford arrived in Pittsburgh in the summer of 2014 tasked with jumpstarting a star-laden but stalled franchise to life.
Canadian tennis player Rebecca Marino ready for first Grand Slam in eight years

Canadian tennis player Rebecca Marino ready for first Grand Slam in eight years

Rebecca Marino says her game hasn't changed much physically in the eight years since her last appearance at a tennis Grand Slam.
Blue Jays introduce outfielder George Springer after signing him to six-year deal

Blue Jays introduce outfielder George Springer after signing him to six-year deal

George Springer started his big-league career with a Houston club that had a great young core and quickly became post-season regulars.
Canadian-born receiver Josh Palmer impresses during practice session at Senior Bowl

Canadian-born receiver Josh Palmer impresses during practice session at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. — Canadian-born receiver Josh Palmer is turning heads at the 2021 Senor Bowl. The six-foot-one, 210-pound Palmer, a native of Brampton, Ont., was deemed one of the stars at practice this week.
Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli signs extension with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli signs extension with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

HAMILTON — There was never a doubt in Jeremiah Masoli's mind whether he'd be returning to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats this season. The veteran quarterback was slated to become a free agent next month but re-signed with Hamilton on Tuesday.
IOC says speculating on Tokyo Olympics is damaging athletes

IOC says speculating on Tokyo Olympics is damaging athletes

GENEVA — IOC president Thomas Bach hit back at continuing speculation about if the Tokyo Olympics may be cancelled or postponed again, saying Wednesday that such talk is damaging for the thousands of athletes preparing to take part this year.
With less practice time, NHL morning skates making a comeback in 2021

With less practice time, NHL morning skates making a comeback in 2021

D.J. Smith knows what the data suggests. NHL players strapping on their gear for a morning skate seven or eight hours before a game probably isn't the best use of energy.
Defender/midfielder Andy Rose re-signs with Vancouver Whitecaps

Defender/midfielder Andy Rose re-signs with Vancouver Whitecaps

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have signed defender/midfielder Andy Rose to a one-year extension. Rose returns for his third season with the Whitecaps and seventh in MLS.