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Backlund, Andersson score in 3rd, Flames beat Islanders 3-1

Backlund, Andersson score in 3rd, Flames beat Islanders 3-1

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The Calgary Flames used another strong third period to keep their winning streak going.
Capitals trail by 2 before roaring back to beat Senators 7-2

Capitals trail by 2 before roaring back to beat Senators 7-2

WASHINGTON — T.J. Oshie and the Washington Capitals hardly came out looking like the reigning Stanley Cup champions against the NHL-worst Ottawa Senators. After less than 7 1/2 minutes Tuesday night, Ottawa held a two-goal lead.

Canadian international Brock Staller named Major League Rugby player of the week

TORONTO — Canadian international winger Brock Staller has won player of the week honours in Major League Rugby.
Rodgers era at Leicester gets off to winning start

Rodgers era at Leicester gets off to winning start

Barely an hour after being hired as Leicester's manager, Brendan Rodgers took a seat in the stands at King Power Stadium to have a first good look at his new team. He must have been fairly satisfied with what he saw.
Quebec semi-pro hockey league confronts fan racism after black player taunted

Quebec semi-pro hockey league confronts fan racism after black player taunted

MONTREAL — The commissioner of a Quebec-based semi-professional hockey league has apologized after a player for the Jonquiere Marquis and family members in attendance were subjected to racist taunts from the stands in St-Jerome Saturday night.
Ex-NBA player Bibby faces allegations of sexual misconduct

Ex-NBA player Bibby faces allegations of sexual misconduct

PHOENIX — Police are investigating sexual abuse and harassment accusations made by a teacher against former University of Arizona and NBA player Mike Bibby, according to officials in the suburban Phoenix school district where he had been a high schoo
Source: Toronto reaches agreement in principle to get Alejandro Pozuelo from Genk

Source: Toronto reaches agreement in principle to get Alejandro Pozuelo from Genk

Toronto FC has got its man. A source confirmed Tuesday that the MLS team has reached an agreement in principle to acquire Spanish attacking midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo from Belgian league-leader KRC Genk.
Maple Leafs prepare for Oilers with McDavid primed to return from suspension

Maple Leafs prepare for Oilers with McDavid primed to return from suspension

TORONTO — Leaning up against a screen in the locker room at the Maple Leafs' practice facility, Auston Matthews looked slightly annoyed by one particular query. "What, for you, stands out about (Connor) McDavid?" Toronto's star centre was asked.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign American running back Cameron Marshall to deal

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed American running back Cameron Marshall on Tuesday. The five-foot-11, 215-pound Marshall appeared in three games last season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Former CFL star Chad Owens arrested, charged with one count of assault

Former CFL star Chad Owens arrested, charged with one count of assault

TORONTO — Former CFL star Chad Owens has been arrested and charged with one count of assault. According to Peel regional police, Owens was arrested Monday and appeared in court Tuesday. No further details were provided.