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Avs, Knights, Blues make realigned West tall at the top

Avs, Knights, Blues make realigned West tall at the top

The team that emerges from the limited-time-only West Division should enter the Stanley Cup semifinals in prime, title-winning position.
Ohio State defensive back Wade not losing sight of Metchie III's production with Tide

Ohio State defensive back Wade not losing sight of Metchie III's production with Tide

The Ohio State Buckeyes haven't lost sight of Canadian receiver John Metchie III's place in Alabama's high-octane offence. Top-ranked Alabama (12-0) faces No. 3 Ohio State (7-0) in U.S. college football's championship game Monday night.
Woodbine CEO wonders why NHL can play in Ontario during lockdown

Woodbine CEO wonders why NHL can play in Ontario during lockdown

TORONTO — With Ontario still in lockdown and COVID-19 cases at a record high, Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson is wondering why the provincial government signed off on NHL games being played at a time when many other sports aren't allowed to ope

Devils announce goalie Crawford taking a leave of absence

NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Devils goaltender Corey Crawford has taken an indefinite leave of absence due to undisclosed personal reasons.
Lethbridge, Alta., to host the national men's curling championship in 2022

Lethbridge, Alta., to host the national men's curling championship in 2022

The Tim Hortons Brier will be held at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, Alta., in 2022. Curling Canada made the announcement Friday during a video conference call.
Former Canadian star Dwayne De Rosario looks to help keep soccer growing in Canada

Former Canadian star Dwayne De Rosario looks to help keep soccer growing in Canada

TORONTO — While Dwayne De Rosario's playing days may be behind him, his brand continues to grow.

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez ousted in second round of Abu Dhabi Open

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez lost 6-4, 6-4 to Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia in the second round of the Abu Dhabi Open on Friday. The 87th-ranked Zidansek converted on four of five break points against Fernandez.
Senior IOC member says he's not sure Tokyo Games will happen

Senior IOC member says he's not sure Tokyo Games will happen

TOKYO — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee has said he “can’t be certain” the postponed Tokyo Olympics will open in just over six months because of the surging pandemic in Japan and elsewhere.

Scoreboard for Thursday, January 7, 2021

Thursday's Games NBA Brooklyn 122 Philadelphia 109 Cleveland 94 Memphis 90 Portland 135 Minnesota 117 San Antonio 118 L.A. Lakers 109 Dallas 124 Denver 117 (OT) --- This report by The Canadian Press was first published January 7, 2021.
Mega deal: Indians trade star Lindor, Carrasco to Mets

Mega deal: Indians trade star Lindor, Carrasco to Mets

CLEVELAND — The Indians drafted and developed Francisco Lindor, who blossomed into an All-Star shortstop and one of baseball's best all-around players. Cleveland chased a World Series title with him. They'll now do it without Lindor.