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Nylander, Matthews have three points each as Maple Leafs top Lightning

Nylander, Matthews have three points each as Maple Leafs top Lightning

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs didn't let a late Tampa Bay rally affect their game plan Monday night. Instead they refocused to show they could compete with the top team in the Eastern Conference.
Odorizzi, Stroman have hearings in final arbitration week

Odorizzi, Stroman have hearings in final arbitration week

PHOENIX — Toronto's Marcus Stroman and Tampa Bay's Jake Odorizzi went to hearings to begin the final week of what could be the busiest salary arbitration season since 1990. Stroman asked for a raise from $3.4 million to $6.
Quarterback Travis Lulay signs contract extension with B.C. Lions

Quarterback Travis Lulay signs contract extension with B.C. Lions

VANCOUVER — Quarterback Travis Lulay says he's relieved to sign a one-year deal with the B.C. Lions but isn't sure if he will have recovered from off-season knee surgery in time for the start of training camp.
North Korea leader impressed with South's delegation welcome

North Korea leader impressed with South's delegation welcome

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday it is important to continue a reconciliatory mood between the Koreas and expressed satisfaction with the North Korean delegation's visit to the South, in his first remarks since

Boston police tweet about Red Auerbach called 'tone-deaf'

Boston's police commissioner apologized Monday after the department faced heavy criticism for a now-deleted Black History Month tweet that celebrated a white man.
Olympics junkies in Canada keeping odd hours to catch live events

Olympics junkies in Canada keeping odd hours to catch live events

TORONTO — Becky Marsh figures she's slept an average of two hours a night since the Pyeongchang Olympics started. The diehard Olympics enthusiast from Spruce Grove, Alta.

Ottawa Senators are looking to maintain their focus amid trade speculation

OTTAWA — The NHL trade deadline is still two weeks away but the Ottawa Senators know changes are imminent. For many players, it's a time to find ways to avoid the distraction of rumours and speculation and instead focus on the club's upcoming games.
Ex-All Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested on drug charges

Ex-All Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested on drug charges

SAN DIEGO — Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza has been arrested on suspicion of trafficking drugs after packages containing a white powder believed to be cocaine were found at a home he rented in Southern California, officials said Monday.
Matthew McConaughey hails Nick Foles in newspaper ad

Matthew McConaughey hails Nick Foles in newspaper ad

AUSTIN, Texas — Matthew McConaughey is congratulating fellow Texan and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles on his Super Bowl win. The actor took out a full-page ad in the Austin American-Statesman on Sunday.
Defensive lineman John Bowman to return for 13th CFL season with Alouettes

Defensive lineman John Bowman to return for 13th CFL season with Alouettes

MONTREAL — John Bowman will return for a 13th CFL season. The Montreal Alouettes announced Monday that Bowman, the club's all-time sacks leader with 121, will play in 2018. Bowman, 35, has recorded 10 or more sacks in a season seven times.