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Paul scores 41 as Rockets eliminate Jazz 112-102

Paul scores 41 as Rockets eliminate Jazz 112-102

HOUSTON — Chris Paul didn't want to talk about his post-season failures, not after Houston's win Tuesday over Utah finally got him into the Western Conference finals. "For us it was just ... they were in the way," Paul said.

Five Things To Know: Canadian pitcher James Paxton's no-hitter

TORONTO — Mariners pitcher James Paxton threw a no-hitter to lead Seattle to a 5-0 shutout of the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. The product of Ladner, B.C.
Canadian lefty James Paxton no-hits Blue Jays in 5-0 Mariners win

Canadian lefty James Paxton no-hits Blue Jays in 5-0 Mariners win

TORONTO — When James Paxton saw all-star Josh Donaldson stepping up to the plate with two outs in the ninth inning of his no-hit bid, he knew he had to stay aggressive. That's when Big Maple lived up to his nickname.
Mets trade former ace Matt Harvey to Reds C Devin Mesoraco

Mets trade former ace Matt Harvey to Reds C Devin Mesoraco

CINCINNATI — Matt Harvey is getting another chance, this time with a historically bad team in a city that will have far fewer late-night temptations than the Big Apple. The Mets are getting a catcher who can help at their most unsettled position.
London calling: Yankees, Red Sox to play where soccer's king

London calling: Yankees, Red Sox to play where soccer's king

LONDON — Taking in the London landmarks, Hal Steinbrenner turned his eyes from statues to more familiar sights. "I walked through Trafalgar Square yesterday and saw a lot of Yankees hats," the team owner told The Associated Press.

Edmonton Eskimos keeping coach Jason Maas, GM Brock Sunderland until 2020

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos are keeping head coach Jason Maas and general manager Brock Sunderland until at least 2020.
Jays closer Osuna charged with assault, placed on administrative leave

Jays closer Osuna charged with assault, placed on administrative leave

Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna was placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball Tuesday after being charged with assault.

TFC striker Jozy Altidore out 4-6 weeks after undergoing foot surgery

Toronto FC's bid to climb out of Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference basement will continue without the help of star forward Jozy Altidore.

Jets head to Nashville for Game 7 of roller-coaster series with Predators

WINNIPEG — There was a brief moment of locker-room levity after the Jets had just blown a chance to clinch a spot in the Western Conference final for the first time in franchise — and the city's — history.

Lucky No. 7? For Canada's NHL teams, more seventh hell than seventh heaven

If the Winnipeg Jets are going to be the first Canadian NHL team in a quarter of a century to win a Stanley Cup, they'll have to buck a recent trend of this country's clubs losing the seventh game of a playoff series.