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Wilson has 29 points, 7 blocks; Aces even series with Sun

BRADENTON, Fla. — A’ja Wilson had 29 points, seven rebounds and a career-high seven blocks to lead the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces past the Connecticut Sun 83-75 on Tuesday night to even the best-of-five playoff series at 1-1.
Adversity just part of a 'weird year' for Montreal Impact: Thierry Henry

Adversity just part of a 'weird year' for Montreal Impact: Thierry Henry

Coach Thierry Henry simply wants his Montreal Impact squad to keep 11 players on the field for an entire game when they kick off against the New England Revolution on Wednesday.

Major League Rugby to kick off fourth season in March 2021 with 13 teams

TORONTO — Major League Rugby will kick off its fourth season on March 20, 2021. The 18-week regular season will features 13 teams including the Toronto Arrows, who joined in 2019. The championship game is scheduled for Aug.
Toronto FC learns rest of rejigged MLS schedule, with a busy October ahead

Toronto FC learns rest of rejigged MLS schedule, with a busy October ahead

Toronto FC learned Tuesday what lies ahead in the rest of the pandemic-rejigged MLS regular season. Seven matches in October and two in November. Six "home" games in East Hartford, Conn. A steady diet of Eastern Conference opponents.
Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning have turned their Stanley Cup final with the Dallas Stars into a best of five because, to quote Tampa head coach Jon Cooper and paraphrase "The Untouchables," you can't bring a knife to a gunfight.
Fatigue a formidable foe as Whitecaps battle for playoff position

Fatigue a formidable foe as Whitecaps battle for playoff position

In the midst of an unusual season punctuated by a gruelling schedule, the Vancouver Whitecaps are taking on yet another challenge this week — game day travel.
EPL warns of devastating effect of delay reopening stadiums

EPL warns of devastating effect of delay reopening stadiums

LONDON — Even the world's richest soccer league is worried that it can't function as normal much longer without fans in the stands.
Scouting football during pandemic presents many challenges for CFL personnel

Scouting football during pandemic presents many challenges for CFL personnel

It cost the CFL it's 2020 campaign. Now the COVID-19 pandemic is creating challenges for football personnel to prepare for next season. Many CFL scouts would usually be on the road now evaluating Canadian and American university talent.

Canada's Peter Polansky loses qualifying opener at French Open

PARIS — Canada's Peter Polansky was eliminated in the first round of French Open qualifying on Tuesday after dropping a 7-6, 6-0 decision to Argentina's Leandro Mayer. Polansky, from Thornhill, Ont.
Andreescu out for rest of tennis season to focus on health and training

Andreescu out for rest of tennis season to focus on health and training

TORONTO — Bianca Andreescu says she is taking the remainder of the tennis season off to focus on her health and training. The Canadian tennis star made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter.