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AP source: Liriano gets minor league deal with Blue Jays

TORONTO — Veteran left-hander Francisco Liriano has agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays that includes an invitation to spring training, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
Rights groups call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Games

Rights groups call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Games

TOKYO — A coalition of 180 rights groups on Wednesday called for a boycott of next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics tied to reported human rights abuses against ethnic minorities in China. The games are to open in one year, on Feb.
Puljujarvi scores two, Oilers sweep Senators with 4-2 win

Puljujarvi scores two, Oilers sweep Senators with 4-2 win

EDMONTON — Jesse Puljujarvi was all smiles Tuesday after scoring his first NHL goal in more than two years.

Canadians ousted from ATP Cup with loss to Germany

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's run at the ATP Cup is over following its loss against Germany on Wednesday.
Forbort a force for Winnipeg Jets in a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames

Forbort a force for Winnipeg Jets in a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Derek Forbort scored, led his team in shots and made a last-minute glove save in a 3-2 win Tuesday over the visiting Calgary Flames. Forbort was the first Jets defenceman to score this season.
Toffoli, Anderson each score twice, Canadiens down Canucks 5-3 in Weber's 1,00th game

Toffoli, Anderson each score twice, Canadiens down Canucks 5-3 in Weber's 1,00th game

MONTREAL — Led by Tyler Toffoli and Josh Anderson, the Montreal Canadiens' off-season acquisitions are paying big dividends 10 games into the 2020-21 season.
Raptors' Fred VanVleet scores franchise-high 54 points in win over Orlando

Raptors' Fred VanVleet scores franchise-high 54 points in win over Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Fred VanVleet, an undrafted guard who famously said "Bet on Yourself," shot his way into the record books Tuesday.

QMJHL Roundup: Nathael Roy scores winner, Drakkar halt losing streak at four

Nathael Roy scored the shootout winner as the Baie-Comeau Drakkar edged the Shawinigan Cataractes 4-3 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Victoriaville Tigres player tests positive for COVID-19, halting play in Chicoutimi

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League announced on Tuesday that a member of the Victoriaville Tigres has tested positive for COVID-19, and that the entire team and staff will be leaving its bubble for a 14-day isolation period.
Upon review, Raptors' Kyle Lowry assessed flagrant foul from Sunday's Orlando game

Upon review, Raptors' Kyle Lowry assessed flagrant foul from Sunday's Orlando game

ORLANDO, Fla. — A league review has resulted in a flagrant foul assessment against Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry from Sunday's 115-102 win over Orlando.