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Varlamov's strong play has Islanders on brink of semifinals

Varlamov's strong play has Islanders on brink of semifinals

After a strong regular season, Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov found himself on the bench while rookie Ilya Sorokin was shining in the first round of the playoffs.

Former president Trump returns as a diminished TV draw

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump reached less than a million measurable television viewers over the weekend in his return to the public stage at a North Carolina political event. Newsmax averaged just under 700,000 viewers between 8 p.m.

Canadian women fall to 2-7 at Volleyball Nations League after loss to Netherlands

RIMINI, Italy — The Canadian women's volleyball team fell to 2-7 at the Volleyball Nations League tournament after dropping a 3-0 decision to the Netherlands on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-19, 25-12 and 25-21.
Benfeito gets new Olympic medals to replace three lost in condominium fire

Benfeito gets new Olympic medals to replace three lost in condominium fire

MONTREAL — Quebec diver Meaghan Benfeito lost everything in a fire earlier this year, but recovered some prized possessions on Tuesday as she gets ready to compete in the Tokyo Summer Games next month.
With Montreal in NHL's final four, former Habs weigh in on magical run to Cup in '93

With Montreal in NHL's final four, former Habs weigh in on magical run to Cup in '93

Quality goaltending. Overtime success. Steady defensive play and a well-rounded offensive attack. There are many similarities between the Canadiens and the 1992-93 Montreal team that was the last Canadian-based squad to win the Stanley Cup.
Manitoba junior men's hockey team changes Indigenous name to Titans

Manitoba junior men's hockey team changes Indigenous name to Titans

NEEPAWA, MANITOBA — A junior men's hockey team in Manitoba is the latest to change its name following a push against the use of Indigenous names and caricatures as mascots.
Minto Cup, Canada's junior A lacrosse championship, cancelled for 2021 season

Minto Cup, Canada's junior A lacrosse championship, cancelled for 2021 season

OTTAWA — The Minto Cup, Canada's junior A lacrosse championship, has been cancelled for 2021.
'A really hard year': Disappointed Jets hope they gave fans a pandemic distraction

'A really hard year': Disappointed Jets hope they gave fans a pandemic distraction

MONTREAL — The Winnipeg Jets saw their season come to an abrupt end Monday.

Canadian Jessica Klimkait captures gold at world judo championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Canada's Jessica Klimkait is a gold medallist at the world judo championships, and is also heading to the Olympics. Klimkait, from Whitby, Ont., beat Japan's Momo Tamaoki in the women's under-57 kilogram final on Tuesday.

The 21 racing season at Fort Erie Racetrack is scheduled to formally begin next week

The 2021 racing season at Fort Erie Racetrack is scheduled to begin next week. The '21 campaign will formally open Tuesday with a special post time of 3 p.m. ET and run through Oct. 26.