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Golden Knights try to play role in healing Vegas with opener

Golden Knights try to play role in healing Vegas with opener

LAS VEGAS — Hockey fans arrived on the Las Vegas Strip in the crisp desert afternoon, gathering in jovial groups outside the rink.
DeBrincat scores first NHL goal to lead Blackhawks over Canadiens 3-1

DeBrincat scores first NHL goal to lead Blackhawks over Canadiens 3-1

MONTREAL — It was a matter of time before Alex DeBrincat scored his first NHL goal.
NLDS Game 4 of Nats-Cubs rained out, set to play Wednesday

NLDS Game 4 of Nats-Cubs rained out, set to play Wednesday

CHICAGO — The showers came a little late, but the rain that soaked Wrigley Field and washed out Game 4 of the NL Division Series followed Tuesday's forecast pretty closely.

Valanciunas has 18 points, 11 boards to lift Raptors past Pistons

TORONTO — When Jonas Valanciunas lined up for a three-point shot Tuesday night, Detroit's Andre Drummond made no move to come out to guard him.
Impact lock up Piatti for two more seasons, with team option for 2020

Impact lock up Piatti for two more seasons, with team option for 2020

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact missed the Major League Soccer playoffs, but at least they won't be losing star midfielder Ignacio (Nacho) Piatti.
France qualifies for World Cup; but Netherlands fails again

France qualifies for World Cup; but Netherlands fails again

SAINT-DENIS, France — Antoine Griezmann scored one goal and made the other as France beat Belarus 2-1 to qualify for next year's World Cup, while a 2-0 home win for the Netherlands against Sweden was in vain as it failed to reach its second straight

Bombers quarterback Nichols returns to practice after injury scare

WINNIPEG — Matt Nichols didn't appear to be bothered by an injured throwing hand during the Blue Bombers' practice on Tuesday.
Trump sticks to hockey in honouring Cup champion Penguins

Trump sticks to hockey in honouring Cup champion Penguins

WASHINGTON — After adding to the uproar over NFL players who protest during the national anthem, President Donald Trump mostly stuck to hockey in honouring the Stanley Cup-winning Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, calling them "true champions and incre

Ticats face stiff challenge to keep playoff push going versus Stampeders

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats face a difficult test in continuing their late-season playoff push.
Canada's Kelly Russell to help make rugby history with female Barbarians

Canada's Kelly Russell to help make rugby history with female Barbarians

Canadian captain Kelly Russell will make rugby history Nov. 10 when she takes part in the inaugural match for the women's Barbarians.